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God’s Work, Our Hands

by Dan Wilkinson

Last year, our congregation donated, packaged, and delivered treats to the Rock County Sheriff’s Department, the Janesville Police Department and the Janesville Fire Department. We had such a wonderful response to the treat boxes that we are doing it again. Today, we will accept donations of cookies, cupcakes, non- perishable fruit or any other kinds […]

ECHO School Supply Drive

by Dan Wilkinson

The ECHO School Supply Drive took place in our building this past week, August 21-25, 2017. Thank you to everyone who filled the big red barrel with supplies! Thanks to generous donations from members of the congregation and a generous grant from the St John Lutheran Foundation, we were able to present a check to […]

Gift to Compassion International

by Dan Wilkinson

Additional thanks are extended to the St. John Foundation for honoring our grant request for $1,000. to be donated to Compassion International. This grant is made in recognition of the 20 families in our congregation who have made the commitment to sponsor one or more children through Compassion International and, because the Foundation is part […]

Refugee Resettlement Boxes

by Dan Wilkinson

The Social Ministry Planning Group would like to thank everyone who donated items for the Refugee Resettlement Boxes. We were able to collect all of the items on the 8 lists with an estimated value of $550. The boxes were taken up to the LSS Office of Refugee and Immigrant Services in Madison to be […]

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!

by Dan Wilkinson

Did you know that your skin is the largest organ of your body, and like all organs it is subject to disease. One common skin problem is psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic, contagious autoimmune disease that appears on the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth […]

Meals On Wheels

by Dan Wilkinson

Volunteers from St John Lutheran Church will deliver Meals on Wheels from July 31-August 4 and again from August 7-August 11, 2017. Thank you to everyone who signed up to help with this important ministry. Thanks to your gracious response, we have enough drivers for this session. But we need new drivers, helpers, and subs […]

Lost Lawn Chair

by Dan Wilkinson

Did you misplace your favorite lawn chair? We found one after the Fourth of July gathering. It’s light brown and looking very lonely sitting downstairs by the kitchen. If it’s yours, please claim it!

Our Quilters Need Helpers!

by Dan Wilkinson

Our quilters are in need of some helpers! It’s all about teamwork; we don’t expect you to be an expert quilter!! Can you sew pre-cut squares together on a sewing machine? This could be done at home on your machine or here on our machines. Can you tie a knot? We need helpers who can […]

Lutherdale Quilt Fest – Coming Soon!

by Dan Wilkinson

The 31st Annual Lutherdale Fest Quilt Auction will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Quilts may be previewed on the website now at: www.lutherdale.org and in person at Lutherdale on August 11th; this viewing event will be accompanied by a fish fry from 3:30 pm until 7:30 pm. […]

Project for LSS

by Dan Wilkinson

Thank you to everyone who so generously donated items for the LSS Resettlement Kit, which our congregation assembled in honor of Father’s Day. Thanks to a grant from Thrivent, we were able to purchase the last few items that were needed for the kit and it will be delivered to Madison this week! If you […]