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Snow Pants and Boots

by Dan Wilkinson

Once again this year, our congregation will partner with the Janesville School District to help provide snow boots and snow pants for children in need. We have been partnered with Jackson Elementary School, where 20 children need our help. The school will provide a list of ages and sizes that are required. It costs approximately […]

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 […]

Quilts Are On Their Way!

by Dan Wilkinson

Thanks to your on-going generosity we were able to collect enough funds to ship every one of the 80 quilts that our quilters made this year! Thank you, thank you, thank you! And thank you to everyone who donated fabric and batting and to the talented individuals who assembled it into these warm quilts. Special […]

Quilt Blessing

by Dan Wilkinson

We will be displaying a sample of our finished Lutheran World Relief quilts in the Sanctuary next Sunday. Pastor Bond will offer a blessing for the quilts and those who will use them. The LWR Boxcar loading for the quilts will be held in Madison on October 13th. On the 7th, we will also be […]

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 […]