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Sunday School

by Dan Wilkinson

SUNDAY SCHOOL STARTS SUNDAY! Our Sunday School classes begin TODAY, September 16, 2018 at 10:15 am in Friendship Hall. We look forward to a wonderful year together!

Sunday, September 16, 2018 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

by Dan Wilkinson

Three weeks ago we heard John’s gospel’s version of Peter’s confession of faith. This week we hear Mark’s version, when Peter says, “You are the Messiah.” In John, the stumbling block is Jesus’ invitation to eat his flesh, given for the life of the world. In Mark too the scandal has to do with Jesus’ […]

THIS WEEK, BEGINNING September 16, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

SUNDAY: 9:00 am Worship Service (Sanctuary) 10:15 am Sunday School (Friendship Hall) 10:15 am Adult Bible Study Forum (Conference Room) MONDAY: 9:00 am Staff Meeting (Pastor’s Office) 12:00 pm Bible Study (Conference Room) 5:30 pm Foundation Meeting (Conference Room) TUESDAY: 12:30 pm Quilters Meeting (Friendship Hall) 6:30 pm NCD Team Meeting (Pastor’s Office) 7:00 pm […]

BREAKING NEWS

by Dan Wilkinson

On September 23 rd , the Adult Forum will not meet in order to allow us to have a discussion about the “Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice”. The discussion will be held in the Library at 10:15 am. Anyone who is interested in learning more about this document is invited to attend. Paper […]

September is Fruits & Veggies (More Matters) Month

by Dan Wilkinson

Fruits & Veggies—More Matters is here to help you focus your attention on eating MORE fruits and vegetables! Add one more. Try something new. Educate yourself. Teach the kids. Try a new recipe. The Facts More than 90% of both adults and children do not eat the amount of fruits and vegetables recommended by the […]

ECHO School Supply Drive and Distribution

by Dan Wilkinson

A huge thank you to everyone who moved furniture, carried boxes, sorted supplies, packed individual bags for each student, set up displays, helped students and their parents find the appropriate bags, donated supplies and monetary gifts, and cleaned up afterwards! Without a remarkable outpouring of generous gifts of time and treasure from our community, none […]

St. John Lutheran Church Council – August 14, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

Gather for Devotion: ”The path he walked” Present: Pastor Bond, Elizabeth H, Lorrie C, Beth B, Ron H, Greg G, Kathy H, Kathy S, Ron J Absent: Tim J, Gus H, Tim B, Heidi P, Jason P Approval of Agenda: Greg made a motion to accept the agenda as presented, seconded by Bond. Thank You […]

The Layman’s View

by Dan Wilkinson

God’s peace be with you St. John Family! A quick shout out to Bud Schwartzlow on his 100th birthday. Oh the stories he can tell about St. Johns over the years ! Ask him sometime. I’m sure he’d be glad to share. I’d like to update the things going on here this fall again. Hopefully […]

Sunday, September 9, 2018 – Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

by Dan Wilkinson

James tells us to stop showing favoritism in the assembly, treating the rich visitor with more honor than the poor one. Jesus himself seems to show partiality in his first response to the Syrophoenician woman in today’s gospel. Was he testing her faith in saying Gentiles don’t deserve the goods meant for God’s children? Or […]

THIS WEEK, BEGINNING September 9, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

SUNDAY: 9:00 am Worship Service (Sanctuary) 10:15 am God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday (Friendship Hall) 10:15 am Adult Bible Study Forum (Conference Room) MONDAY: TUESDAY: WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY: FRIDAY: NEXT SUNDAY: We are Praying for Members and Friends of the Congregation: Pastor Bond wants to know if you or a loved one is hospitalized, but hospitals […]