Saturday, June 19, 2010

This week at St. John

SUN JUNE 20- Happy Father's Day!
"Now you tell me, when a father goes ahead and washes diapers or performs some other mean task for his child, and someone ridicules him as an effeminate fool, though that father is acting in the spirit just described and in Christian faith, my dear fellow you tell me, which of the two is most keenly ridiculing the other? God, with all his angels and creatures, is smiling, not because that father is washing diapers, but because he is doing so in Christian faith. Those who sneer at him and see only the task but not the faith are ridiculing God with all his creatures, as the biggest fool on earth. Indeed, they are only ridiculing themselves; with all their cleverness they are nothing but devil’s fools." ~Martin Luther, sermon on “The Estate of Marriage” (1522)

  • WED JUNE  23- 6:30 PM Denison & Mapleton Circuits Pre-Convention Convocation at Mission Central outside of Mapleton.
  • SUN JUNE 27- 8:30 AM Worship Service, Adult/HS Bible Study following
LYF Collection for New Orleans- The high school students attending the National Lutheran Youth Gathering next month are collecting school supplies for low income children in central New Orleans. There is a box inn the church lobby where you can place erasers, highlighters and Elmer's white glue sticks. Thank You.

NEEDED, 4 Sunday School Teachers for next Fall- Every other week, Please contact Sunday School Superintendent Peggy Sue Henschen at 885-1000 or let the office know.

OFFICE HOURS- will continue to be 9 AM- Noon for a while longer as Linda helps her husband Alan recover from his recent surgery. Thank you to everyone, especially our volunteer office subs for your help and understanding.

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