Youth Group Challenge!

Thanks to your generous giving the Youth Group was able to exceed their goal of 100 kits.  They were able to collect enough items to make 175 kits!  That is amazing!  LWR Kits are specifically designed to help people coping with poverty, disaster, conflict and more. Whether a kit...
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Lent Meal Ideas

One of the things that we will miss this year is gathering as a group to share a simple lunch or dinner before the service. Our Worship and Education Committees thought we would try to continue this tradition to the best of our ability by sending out a recipe prior to the...
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Ready to share a smile with
someone special this Valentine’s Day?

Give honeybees ($20), a fruit-tree seedling ($10) or a piglet ($30) in honor of your valentine and help someone around the world overcome hunger and poverty. Each gift provides a sustainable source of food, income or both to help a family in need. This Valentine’s Day, you can...
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We Are A Learning Church!

Thank you to our Education team and all our teachers for the 2022 Sunday School year!  We have some great events planned so we can keep in touch this summer!  Our June event is Wednesday the 22nd at 6:30- summer kick off-there is nothing better than S’mores of God’s...
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Annual Meeting Update

St. John’s Annual Congregational Meeting is January 23 & 30Join us at 9:00 each Sunday for a review of the past year, and a look at the new year.  We’ll share reports and the 2022 proposed budget with you and we’ll vote on the budget and various council &committee...
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Greetings from Ulong’a Parish

Here’s a Christmas/New Year’s Greeting from our sisters and brothers at Ulong’a parish in Tanzania: Dear Pastor Mittermaier and friends in Jesus Christ.We are happy to bring you heartfelt greetings from our families and members of Ulonga Lutheran Parish, we join...
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Time for Camp

Crossways Camps is making plans to welcome campers this summer at 50% capacity,with a host of precautions (from the State Health Department and theAmerican Camping Association) in place, to keep campers and staff safe. Pastor hopes that Confirmation students can attend Crossways...
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ELCA Good Gifts

Give something unexpected this Christmas! In Christ, we receive the gift of God’s  love. Let us share God’s love with others. ELCA Good Gifts are a fun, meaningful way to honor friends and family with Christmas gifts that go on to make a difference in the world. Choose from more...
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A Testimony from our Motorhead Ministries!

The Kutzoras donated their faithful, old Camry to give to someone….the 3rd vehicle they’ve donated! Here’s a thank you from the folks who needed it and received it: To the people of St. John’,  Ordinarily when a deer jumps in front of your car it’s a...
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Christmas is the season for giving!

Thank you to all who brought gifts for the Giving Tree, and to Beth Mittermaier for organizing and getting those to Family Promise of Washington County. Our Crossways Camps, our sister-churches (Ulong’a in Tanzania and All Peoples’ in Milwaukee), Lutheran Social...
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