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THIS WEEK, BEGINNING June 24, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

SUNDAY: 9:00 am Worship Service (Sanctuary) MONDAY: 9:00 am Staff Meeting No Bible Study today 12:30 pm Quilters Meeting (Friendship Hall) TUESDAY: 6:30 pm Al-Anon (Library) THURSDAY: 9:00 am Journaling Workshop (Conference Room) 1:30 pm Worship Service (Sanctuary) 6:30 pm Al-Anon Meeting (Conference Room) SATURDAY: 12:00 pm ECHO Community Meal (Friendship Hall) NEXT SUNDAY: 9:00 […]

Youth Group Is On Their Way!

by Dan Wilkinson

Our Youth Group and their fearless leaders will depart Monday for the ELCA’s National Youth Gathering, “This Changes Everything”, in Houston, Texas. Please keep them in your prayers this week as they learn, grow, pray, and serve with 30,000 Lutheran young people from around the country!

June is Cataract Awareness Month

by Dan Wilkinson

What is a Cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens, which blocks or changes the passage of light into the eye. The lens of the eye is located behind the pupil and the colored iris, and is normally transparent. The lens helps to focus images onto the retina – which transmits the […]

Janesville Summer Food and Fun Schedule

by Dan Wilkinson

All children 18 years of age and under are eligible to receive FREE MEALS for the summer. No need to sign up or apply for the program – just bring yourself and enjoy tasty and nutritious meals provided by the Janesville School District.

THIS WEEK, BEGINNING June 17, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

SUNDAY: Happy Father’s Day! 9:00 am Worship Service (Sanctuary) The TV Ministry for today is given to the glory of God by Al and Sandy K. and Lois B. in memory of their father, Percy B., and their step-father, Elmer T. MONDAY: 9:00 am Staff Meeting (Pastor’s Office) 12:00 pm Bible Study (Conference Room) TUESDAY: […]

Sizabantwana Meet and Greet

by Dan Wilkinson

The Founders of SizaBantwana, Frank and Minky, along with their two children, visited us last Sunday. We enjoyed hearing their presentation and are happy that we were able to help their community. Thank you for giving them a warm St. John welcome!

St. John Lutheran Church Council – May 8, 2018

by Dan Wilkinson

 Present: Bond Haldeman, Elizabeth H, Gus H, Lorrie C, Ron H, Tim J, Tim B, Kathy S, Kathy H, Greg G, Ron J, Beth B  Absent: Jason P, Heidi P  Gather for Devotion: a reading from Peter “Love is a choice”  Approval of Agenda: Greg made a motion to approve the […]

Farmer’s Market Vouchers for Seniors

by Dan Wilkinson

The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides vouchers worth $25 to eligible households so that they may purchase locally grown produce at approved farmer’s markets. Rock County residents age 60 or older (Native Americans age 55 or older) with a monthly household income that does not exceed $1872 for one person or $2538 for two […]

ELCA presiding bishop, faith leaders issue statement on family separation

by Dan Wilkinson

6/7/2018 12:30:00 PM CHICAGO (June 7, 2018) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has convened ELCA ecumenical and inter-religious partners in a statement addressing concerns over a recent U.S. government policy calling for more stringent enforcement of federal immigration laws. The policy will most likely […]

Pastor’s Ponderings

by Dan Wilkinson

ELCA Youth Gathering! About this time next month, I will be with five youth and two other adults at the 2018 ELCA National Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas. Every Three years, 30, 000 high school youth and their adult leaders from across the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America gather for a week of faith formation […]