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Offering Envelopes for 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

The Offering Envelopes for 2018 have arrived! Please help us save the expense of mailing by picking up your offering envelopes for 2018 from the table at the west end of the Narthex! Thank you!

Prayer Shawls Available

by Dan Wilkinson

We have a lovely supply of prayer shawls waiting to be delivered to individuals who could benefit from being “wrapped up in love and prayers”. The only qualifications to deliver a shawl are a smiling face and a desire to extend the hand of kindness. Recipients are not required to be members of our congregation. […]

Lighten Up! Class Being Offered at St. John Lutheran Church

by Dan Wilkinson

Lighten Up! Is an eight-week workshop that promotes quality of life and well-being in persons age 60 and older. The program is designed to help people manage their daily lives in more positive ways through techniques meant to process and understand the internal thoughts and barriers that influence daily decisions. Activities include group discussion, self-reflection, […]

Poinsettias for Christmas

by Dan Wilkinson

Thank you to everyone who volunteered to deliver poinsettias this year! Poinsettias may be picked up after the 7:00 pm Christmas Eve Worship or during office hours on December 26th. Choose a name from the board, check to see if there is also a card for that name, and off you go! Phone numbers are […]

Christmas Toy Drive

by Dan Wilkinson

Once again this year, St John Lutheran Church hosted the ECHO Christmas Toy Drive. Volunteers and donors worked together to provide Christmas gifts to over 550 children! Thank you to everyone who contributed gifts and time to help make this possible!  

Giving Tree and ELCA Good Gifts

by Dan Wilkinson

Alternative Giving When you think about the special people in your life and the best gifts you have given or received, it is not the gift itself but the meaning behind the gift that makes it significant. One way to increase the meaningfulness of a gift is through alternative giving. Alternative Giving is a form […]

Thanksgiving Helpers Needed

by Dan Wilkinson

Our neighbors at the Salvation Army, 514 Sutherland Ave, Janesville, will be serving a free Thanksgiving Meal starting at 10:00 am on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Any one is welcome to come and join them to eat! But they still need helpers to cook, serve, and clean up from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm. If […]

Safety and Security

by Dan Wilkinson

JUST A REMINDER… Just a reminder about safe practices; be sure to lock your car when you park it and do not keep valuables in plain sight in your parked car. Your locked car trunk is the safest place for phones, purses, tablets, and backpacks. During the winter season, please feel free to hang your […]

Follow-Up to Dresses for Africa

by Dan Wilkinson

Have you been wondering what might have happened when the dresses we had so diligently been sewing in the spring were delivered to the children at the SizaBantwana Child Care Center in Africa? What about the Grant Request that was approved by the St. John Foundation asking for funds for 6 months of clean water, […]

Disaster Preparedeness Packets Available

by Dan Wilkinson

This September, National Preparedness Month (NPM) will focus on planning, with an overarching theme “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” We can all take action to prepare! There are copies of Planning Guides on the table in the Narthex, please help yourself. If you have any questions or need any help, please call Judi M […]