Sunday, October 27, 2013

This Week @ St.John

  • WED 10/30- 9:00am Ladies Bible Study
    • 3:30pm Confirmation
  • THR 10/31- Martin Luther posts 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, German on this day in 1517 triggering the Reformation
  • SAT 11/2- Daylight Savings Time Ends ("Fall-Back")
  • SUN 11/3- 8:45am Sunday School & Bible Study
    • 10:00am Worship
LYF Rake-and-Run- Our Lutheran Youth Fellowship will be raking yards again this year on Sunday, November 10. Call the church office if you want your leaves raked. First come, first served.

CALLING ALL CO-U HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS- LYF has begun "Prayer and Donuts" on Mondays when school has a late start. Join us for donuts (maybe some cinnamon rolls) and start your week with prayer and God's Word. The next late start is Monday, November 4. Hope to see you there. Did we mention there'll be donuts?

HELP HOMELESS VETERANS- The Veterans' Auxiliary is collecting new and gently-used coats, blankets, winter clothing etc. for our homeless veterans and their families. There will be a tub in the lobby for your donations. Furniture is also being collect for an apartment building for the homeless. If you have you would like to donate you may call Ed Nemitz or the church. Thank you, lets help our veterans have a warm winter.

MEDICARE PART D- Need more information? A session is being planned in Schleswig October 29 to present the facts about Part D that may help in selection of a Medicare Drug Plan. The open enrollment period is October 15 through December 7. Representatives from the Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) will present information that beneficiaries need to know. 

2013 LUTHERANS FOR LIFE NATIONAL CONFERENCE November 8-9 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Urbandale, IA. The conference will focus on L.I.F.E.- Living In Faith Every day. Speakers will include LCMS President, Rev. Matthew Harrison. To register online, visit

HUBER HOUSE PHOTO NEGATIVES- The Charter Oak Historical Club has closed the Huber House Museum and needs to empty the building. Many photo negatives from the Jack Listamann Studio are in the museum. If you have family members who had their pictures taken by Listamann and would like the negatives, please speak to a member of the Historical Club before November 16th. Call Don & Nadien Friedrichs 678-3720, Hank & Colleen Ketelsen 678-3526, Nancy Rosburg 678-3454 or Myra Williams 678-3406

MEMORIAL IDEAS NEEDED- St.John needs ideas to suggest to families for memorials for the Memorial Fund. Previous memorials have included organ repair, Bibles, the flat screen TVs in the Fellowship Hall and altar paraments. If you know of a need or have an idea, please contact Memorial Fund Secretary Karleen Beeck, Pastor, or one of the Elders.

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