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Snow Pants and Boots – Thank You

by Dan Wilkinson

Thank you to all of the generous donors, who made it possible to provide warm snow pants and snow boots for 20 students at Jackson Elementary School. Thank you for your kindness to, and concern for, the children.     Once again this year, our congregation will partner with the Janesville School District to help […]

Meals on Wheels – Thank You

by Dan Wilkinson

Thank you to all of our faithful drivers and delivery persons, who make this ministry possible! Your generosity makes a difference in the world! 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 […]

The Giving Tree

by Dan Wilkinson

Tis the season for giving…and the Social Ministry Planning Group invites you to consider giving an alternative gift in honor or memory of a loved one. Alternative giving allows you to use your resources to give twice…a thoughtful gift to someone you care about and a gift to our neighbors in need. This year we […]

Happy Thanksgiving

by Dan Wilkinson

Pastor Bond and the staff of St John Lutheran Church convey their wishes for a Blessed Thanksgiving for each of you and for your families. The Church Office will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday for the holiday. If you have an emergency during this time, please call the regular office number to receive an […]

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 […]

Winter Farmers’ Market

by Dan Wilkinson

The Janesville Winter Farmer’s Market returns to our building on Saturday, November 3rd! Join us in Friendship Hall between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm for fresh farm produce, homemade baked goods, handmade crafts, hot beverages, and good fellowship! Everyone is welcome to stop and browse and shop! Come and see what’s new!

Food and Volunteers Still Needed for October ECHO Meal

by Dan Wilkinson

St John Lutheran Church is hosting the ECHO Community Meal this month on October 27th. We still need volunteers to help set-up, serve, and clean up on the 27th. We also need one more cook to prepare a casserole. It’s not hard! Just take the disposable pan home, buy the ingredients listed on the recipe […]

Pastor’s Discretionary Fund

by Dan Wilkinson

As the weather grows colder and budgets run down to yearend, the requests for assistance become more frequent. The Pastor’s Discretionary Fund, which is used to assist those in need of emergency help, is not funded by our general offering; only special gifts designated to this account are used for this purpose. If you are […]

Meals On Wheels

by Dan Wilkinson

Our congregation will help to deliver meals during the weeks of November 5th – 9th, and November 12th-16th. We need more drivers and more helpers, who can carry the meals to the door. If you are able to help, please call Pat at the church office at 752-3159. Thank you to all of our faithful […]

October is Sudden Cardiac Death Month

by Dan Wilkinson

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the leading cause of death in the United States, taking the lives of more than 350,000 people each year. Anyone can experience Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), including infants, children, teens, young adults and people in their 30s and 40s who have no sign of heart disease, as well as more mature […]