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FREE COVID – 19 TESTING IN JANESVILLE

by Dan Wilkinson

JANESVILLE (WKOW) – The City of Janesville is partnering with Rock County Emergency Management and the Wisconsin National Guard to offer free COVID-19 testing. Tests will be available Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 through Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. each day at Dawson Softball Complex, 900 Beloit Avenue, Janesville, WI. Testing […]

Lutheran Disaster Response

by Dan Wilkinson

Hurricanes and Tornadoes Flooding and Wildfires Earthquakes and Explosions Diseases and Pandemics Refugees fleeing War and Violence Drought and Famine From flooding in the Midwest, to a cyclone in Mozambique, to earthquakes in Mexico, to wildfires in California, to refugee crises in Syria, Myanmar and several other nations – Lutheran Disaster Response is at work […]

QUILT IN-GATHERING REPORT

by Dan Wilkinson

Thank you to everyone who supported our quilters by providing $200.00 to pay for the shipping of this year’s 86 completed quilts. The quilts began their journey on Saturday, September 26th , when they were delivered to the Madison rail yard by Pastor Bond and the Haldeman family. Thanks to bar- codes, which are required […]

ECHO Christmas Toy Drive

by Dan Wilkinson

Beginning on December 16th, ECHO will be setting up for their annual Christmas Toy Drive and Distribution. The Distribution will be held on December 20th, 2019 at St John Lutheran Church in Friendship Hall. Unwrapped toys and gifts for babies through teens and cash gifts (ECHO will do the shopping!) are all welcome! Please place […]

Meals on Wheels

by Dan Wilkinson

Just a reminder that we will need drivers for Meals on Wheels in December. Because our turn falls over the Christmas and New Year’s weeks this year, we are publishing the dates early in the hope that you can help. Even one day makes a difference! We will need drivers and helpers for the weeks […]

ECHO School Supply Drive and Distribution

by Dan Wilkinson

This past week, our congregation hosted the ECHO School Supply Drive and Distribution in our building again. Thanks to your generous donations of school supplies and cash to purchase needed items, supplies were provided to hundreds of children who signed up to receive assistance. Thank you to everyone who so generously donates to make sure […]

Eagle Scout Ceremony for Kolden

by Dan Wilkinson

The congregation is invited to attend the Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Kolden August 25th at 5:00 pm in our Sanctuary. As part of his requirements for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, Kolden built an accessible ramp in our east entry way so that we could move from the Sanctuary and entry into […]

Meals on Wheels

by Dan Wilkinson

Reminder to all Meals on Wheels drivers: Our turn to drive for Meals on Wheels is coming up on August 12-16 and on August 19-23, 2019. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered to help. Your kindness matters!

Christmas in July for the Salvation Army – Thank You

by Dan Wilkinson

This year, we held a Christmas in July fundraiser for the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army provides food, meals, and referrals for our community and we’re glad to help! We have collected both food and monetary donations all during the month of July. Thanks to your generosity we have been able to take them food […]