19 May, Sun 9 – 10am Worship Celebration (Sanctuary) 10:15 – 11:15am Sunday School (Sunday School rooms) 10:30 – 11:30 am Easter Worship Ministry Group (Conference Room) 20 May, Mon 9 – 10am Staff Meeting (Pastor’s Office) 10:30 – 11:30am Chair Yoga (Friendship Hall) 12 – 1pm Bible Study (Conference Room) 12:30 – 4:30pm Quilters […]
Easter initiates a new day. It anticipates a new heaven and a new earth. The risen Lord is making all things new. In the mystery of holy baptism God has made new people of us. Today the Lord Jesus invites us to see everyone in a new light—through the lens of love. Prayer O Lord […]
Thanks to all who participated in Janesville CROP Hunger Walk. St. John Lutheran Church had twenty-two walkers this year, and we exceeded our congregational goal for fund raising. Through support of walkers and alternative gifts during Easter, the congregation raised $6461.00 Thanks to a generous gift of the Foundation, St. John’s total 2019 support to […]
Sunday, May 19th, is the last day in this season for the New Hope Choir. Thank you for sharing your gifts with us, inspiring us with song, and enhancing our praise of God with music. A special thanks to the group’s director, Becky. We look forward to the choir’s offerings returning in a few months.
Sunday, May 19th, is the last scheduled day for Children’s Christian Education for the season. Thank you to all those who made Sunday School possible this year, especially Judi, Becky, Kidist, Heidi, Kelly, and others.
On Sunday, May 19th, we will receive and pray in thanksgiving for 2019 Estimates of Giving. While our collection of estimates of giving is a bit late into the year, the discipline of prayerful reflection on giving and support of your congregation is never untimely. Green Estimate of Giving cards are available in the narthex […]
Gracious God, in love you have given us the gift of mothers. Grant to each of them your power and grace. Strengthen them in their mothering with tenderness and understanding, with compassion and joy. Endow them with wisdom and knowledge so that they might teach their children how to live and how to love; how […]
The gift of new life, of eternal life, is the gift of the risen Christ. It is the promise of Jesus. It was true for Dorcas in Joppa. It was true for those “who have come out of the great ordeal” in the Revelation vision. It is true for us and for all the baptized: […]
NEXT SUNDAY: 9:00 am Worship Service (Sanctuary) 10:15 am Sunday School (Friendship Hall) MONDAY: 9:00 am Staff Meeting (Pastor’s Office) 10:30 am Chair Yoga Class (Friendship Hall) 12:00 pm Bible Study (Conference Room) TUESDAY: 6:30 pm Congregation Council (Conference Room) 7:00 pm Al-Anon (Library) WEDNESDAY: 9:00 am Area Preacher’s Text Study (Pastor’s Office) 6:30 pm […]
In spite of all we have heard and all that we have seen, it is often hard to believe. Because it is hard to believe, we will invest ourselves in the Easter mystery for fifty days (a week of weeks). Because it is hard to believe, John the evangelist will provide sign after sign celebrating […]