Help Wanted

Wanted: If you or someone you know is looking for a way to get involved at St. John’s, serving as a tech helper may be right for you! Choose 8:00 or 9:45 services, scheduling is flexible and training is free! Signup in the gathering space, or call or email Nancy at the church...
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Wednesdays in Lent

Wednesdays in Lent we worship at 11:00 and 6:30 (6:30 is on Facebook Live!), and we have lunch at noon and a quick supper at 6:00. Our theme is “Clothe Yourselves with Christ”, and our theme passage is Colossians 3:12-17 “As God’s people, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with...
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Quick summary of our Annual Meeting

We elected Dan Johnson, Leanne Ports, and Pam Carter to Council; Linda Grosser to Nominating Committee; Joel Heidtke and Amy Reid to Mission Endowment Committee; and Pam Stahl to Audit Committee. We approved a budget that is about 6% higher than last year’s, and we...
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2023 in review/looking into 2024

2023 was a good year in many respects! +Attendance is back to near pre-pandemic levels. Online worshippers add to that. +Sunday School is growing again! We thank Christy Abt and Chris Guslick-our two main leaders-for their devotion to the kids; and for you parents who are finding...
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And an invitation:

I (Pastor) have been involved in many funerals and memorial services the past couple of years. The best ones have always been where people planned ahead! End-of-life planning is not an easy subject to embrace, but we can talk about it! We have a nice planning sheet you can use...
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Fellowship and Fitness Group

Fellowship, Fun and Fitness goal – God has given us amazing bodies that we need to take care of, especially as we age. We need to take care of our minds, balance, cardiovascular fitness and strength to ensure we are functional physically and mentally. The decisions we make...
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ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission

Join us in supporting Michael Novotny as he embarks on a new mission.  You can include your donation with your weekly offering and we’ll make sure it gets to him. I recently accepted an invitation to serve as a Young Adult in Global Mission volunteer with the Evangelical...
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Culver’s Fundraiser

Culver’s does fund raising events and one of our students that works at Culvers thought it would be a great idea for St. John’s to think about!  Would anyone be willing to organize this event?  We could fundraise for our Youth Group, Good Samaritan Fund, or some other fund!  Talk...
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Lakeshore Chinook’s Baseball Game!

We’re planning a Chinooks baseball game outing!  Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 30th at 1:00pm.  Reserved tickets are $12.  We’ll purchase the tickets and you can talk to Wendy Wolf if you’d like to attend.  The promotions for that day are a Chopper Mascot Bobblehead,...
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