Posts by Dan Wilkinson

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THIS WEEK, BEGINNING November 11, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

SUNDAY: 9:00 am Worship Service (Sanctuary) 10:15 am Sunday School (Friendship Hall) MONDAY: Meals on Wheels 9:00 am Staff Meeting (Pastor’s Office) 10:30 am Chair Yoga (Friendship Hall) 12:00 pm Bible Study (Conference Room) TUESDAY: Meals on Wheels 6:30 pm Council Meeting (Conference Room) 7:00 pm Al-Anon (Library) WEDNESDAY: Meals on Wheels 9:00 am Rachel […]

November 11, 2018 – 25th Sunday after Pentecost

by Dan Wilkinson

Widows are visible everywhere in today’s readings. Jesus denounces those scribes who pray impressive prayers but devour widows’ houses. He commends the poor widow who in his view gave far more than the major donors. Jesus doesn’t see her simply as an object of compassion or charity. She, like the widow of Zarephath who shares […]

LEAF Scholarship Fund

by Dan Wilkinson

The Foundation would like to remind our members that this scholarship fund is available from the Foundation to assist students who attend colleges associated with the ELCA. Scholarship applications are available in the church office for anyone from the congregation who is attending or contemplating attending a Lutheran Church school. We would also encourage contributions […]

1990 “100th Anniversary” Commemorative Plates

by Dan Wilkinson

We recently uncovered a stash of Commemorative Plates from the congregation’s 100th Anniversary in the “attic”. They are currently located on the small table in the Narthex. They aren’t perfect but they are FREE! Please help yourself to one – or more than one! Also, please note that the glaze on these plates is not […]

November 4, 2018 – All Saints Sunday

by Dan Wilkinson

Jesus states the core of God’s law: love God with all you are and have, and love your neighbor as yourself. The scribe agrees that Jesus has rightly identified the most important commandments, much more important than sacrifices. It’s easy for us to say with the writer of the letter to the Hebrews that sacrifices […]

THIS WEEK, BEGINNING November 4, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

SUNDAY: Daylight Savings Time Today! Clocks turn back one hour! 9:00 am Worship Service (Sanctuary) 10:15 am Sunday School (Friendship Hall) 10:15 am Adult Forum Bible Study – 1 Thessalonians (Library) 10:15 am First Sunday Feedback (Narthex) MONDAY: Meals on Wheels 9:00 am Staff Meeting (Pastor’s Office) 10:30 am Chair Yoga (Friendship Hall) 12:00 pm […]

Meals on Wheels

by Dan Wilkinson

Our congregation will deliver Meals on Wheels during the weeks of November 5-12th and November 12-16th. Thank you to everyone who signed up to help! If you need a reminder about which day you signed up to help, just call Pat in the church office at 752-3159.

November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

by Dan Wilkinson

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease and the most common cause of dementia. Dementia is a syndrome — a group of symptoms — that has a number of causes. The characteristic symptoms of dementia are difficulties with memory, language, problem-solving and other cognitive skills that affect a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. These […]

St. John Lutheran Church Council – October 9, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

Present: Bond Haldeman, Tim B, Ron J, Lorrie C, Beth B, Tim J, Kathy H, Heidi P, Ron H, Greg G, Ron H Absent: Kathy S, Elizabeth H, Adam P, Gus H Gather for Devotions: Beth B Guests: Andrea & CJ H – Wanted to thank Pastor for his continued support for the family during […]

The Layman’s View

by Dan Wilkinson

God’s Love and Peace be with you, A quick Thank You to All who helped make the Communion Rail Remodel happen! Special thanks go out to Pastor, with his vision, Don Schieve, Scott Meyers, and Al Utzig for their awesome work on this project. Thank you to All others who were involved! Also, a big […]