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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 […]

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 […]

September is National Preparedness Month

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! We are all able to help first responders in our community by training how to respond during an emergency and what to do when disaster strikes — where […]

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 […]