Sunday, September 29, 2013

This Week @ St.John

  • Tues Oct 1- 6:30AM Men's Bible Study
    • 1:00pm LWML Quilting
  • Wed Oct 2- 9:00am Women's Bible Study
    • 3:30pm Confirmtion
    • 7:30 Church Council & Finance Board; Budget Meeting
  • Thurs Oct 3- 1:30pm LWML
    • 6:30pm Quilting
  • Sun Oct 6- 8:45am Sunday School/Bible Study
    • 10:00am Worship with Communion

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Operation Barnabas, Sun Sep 28

Food for the Poor

Rev. Bruce Rudolf presents information about the largest charitable ministry in the United States. Matthew 25:40 motivates Food for the Poor to help those suffering in poverty throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

Pastor Rudolf shared stories about LCMS partnerships with Food for the Poor in Haiti and Guatemala. 

Good Morning!

This is the day that The Lord has made, let us rejoice & be glad in it!

This Week @ St. John

Sunday School students sign a giant Thank You card.
Thank You to all the volunteers who did so much work to remodel the basement into new Sunday School classrooms.

• Mon-Tues 9/23-24- Pastor at conference in Urbandale
• Wed 9/25- 9:00am Ladies Bible Study
3:00pm Confirmation
• Sat 9/28- 9:30am Barnabas conference in Carroll
• Sun 9/29- 8:45am Sun School & Bible Study
10:00am Worship

Saturday, September 14, 2013

This Week @ St.John

Pastor Merrill will be at Leadership Training in Fort Dodge Mon-Thur. If you need a pastor at these times, please call the church office at 678-3630 or call Nancy at 3454.
•Wed Sep 18- 3:00pm Confirmation
8:00pm Elders Meeting
•Sat Sep 21- 9:00am Stephen Ministry Workshop in Omaha
•Sun Sep 22- 8:45am Sunday School & Bible Study
10:00am Worship

LWML MISSION PROJECT QUILTS- we will be tying quilts on Tuesday afternoons in October. We are adding an additional evening session on Thursday, Oct 3 from 6:30-8:30pm. Pastor will lead a brief devotion and may also join us in tying. Come for a fun evening to see how many quilts we can tie, fellowship and snacks too.

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Volunteers Needed! Thurs 9/12

Sunday School/Basement Clean-Up Day
9:00am Wednesday September 12
If you can make it, please help us clean -up & move furniture into the newly completed Sunday School rooms!
Come see how they turned out & help put it all back together.
Fellowship & Service Together.

Rally Sunday

Sunday School children sing 'Go Tell it on the Mountain.'
Six first graders were presented with Bibles and six fifth graders received Luther's Small Catechism in church today. Adult teachers & volunteers were installed as Sunday School & Confirmation leaders as well. Please pray that God will bless this school year and open hearts, minds, and lives to His love and guidance.

This Week @ St.John

Mon-Sat, Sept 9-16, 6:25am- Pastor Merrill hosts 'Thy Strong Word' on KDSN
Wed Sept 11- 3:30pm Confirmation
Sat Sept 14- 7:00pm Worship with Communion
•Sun Sept 15- 8:45am Sunday School/Bible Study
10:00am Worship with Communion
4:00pm LYF

ADULT INSTRUCTION: If there is enough interest, Pastor will begin another adult information class in late September or early October. This class is for anyone interested in learning the basic teachings of the Lutheran Church, as well as members interested in a review. If you are interested or know someone who might be, please let Pastor know. Thank you.

Sunday, September 01, 2013

This Week @ St. John

  • MON AUG 2- Labor Day  Church Office Closed
  • TUES AUG 3- 6:30AM Men's Bible Study
  • WED AUG 4- 3:30PM Confirmation Resumes
  • THUR AUG 5- 1:30PM LWML
    • Sunday School Resumes 8:45AM (Tentative; Pending remodelling/painting)
    • Adult Bible Study 8:45AM
    • 10:00AM Worship; Installation of Sunday School & Confirmation Staff
    • 11:00AM Finance Board Meeting
THANK YOU- to Brian Pautsch, Bob Kroll, Nolan, Allan, & Melvin Neddermeyer, Byron Weiss, Steve & Lee Kuhlmann, Adam & Alex Dorale, and Jason & Matt Stoltze for helping unload over 10,000 pounds of basement flooring for the Church basement.

REMEMBER THE LWML IS COLLECTING computer ink cartridges, cell phones and postage stamps. Look for boxes in the Church office.

PLEASE LET THE OFFICE KNOW YOUR CELL NUMBER if you're one of the scores of people who've given up having a "land-line." Remember Youth returning to college or military service, please leave your contact information, phone, mailing address, & email address with the church office. Thank You.

WANTED; PART TIME 3rd/4th GRADE SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER & another Memory Work listener. Please call Peggy Sue Henschen. Thank You.

OFFICE HOURS- 8:00AM-NOON until further notice. Pastor's hours will remain unchanged. If Pastor is not in his office, please call Nancy Rosburg at 3454.

SUN. SEPT. 22, REV. BRUCE RUDOLF (LCMS RETIRED) Will preach during worship, and present a video during Adult Bible Class about his work with Food For The Poor, the largest international charity operating in the U.S. which focuses its ministries on the 17 poorest nations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

SAT. SEPT. 21, STEPHEN MINISTRY WORKSHOP- A Stephen Ministry Workshop will be held from 9:00AM-1:00PM at Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church, 15005 Q Street in Omaha. The cost is $15 per person or $50 for a group of four or more from the congregation. Pastors want to provide care to everyone who needs it, but they can't do it alone. Stephen Ministry seeks to equip lay people to minister to hurting people. Christ at work in and through gifted, trained lay caregivers- that's the Stephen Ministry vision. To learn more or for a registration form, please see Pastor Merrill.