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Council Update Re: Worship (12/2/20)

by Pastor Bond Haldeman

The Congregation Council of St. John Lutheran Church met last night to discuss plans for worship services. The decision was made to return to two Sunday morning worship services, 9:00 and 10:30 a.m., with reservations required and limited capacities. It is hoped that the two services will meet the needs of worshipers at this time. […]

This Week Beginning November 1st, 2020

by Dan Wilkinson

We are Praying for Members and Friends of the Congregation: Pastor Bond wants to know if you or a loved one is hospitalized, but hospitals cannot be relied upon to let him know. Please call, or have a relative call, the church office at (608) 752-3159 if you or a loved one are hospitalized. Saint […]

THIS WEEK, beginning October 11, 2020:

by Dan Wilkinson

THIS SUNDAY: 9:00 am Worship (Social distancing and masks required) 10:30 am Adult Forum via Zoom 6:30 pm Worship (Social distancing and masks required) MONDAY: 12:00 pm Bible Study (Conference Room or Zoom) Meals on Wheels – Monday through Friday TUESDAY: 6:30 pm Congregational Council Meeting (Zoom) 7:00 pm Al-Anon Meeting (Friendship Hall) 7:00 pm […]

ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH ADULT FORUM

by Dan Wilkinson

Covid-19 has interrupted not only our worship practices, but also our educational programing.  We have all tried to adapt as best we can, experimenting with new things as we seek to keep our lives and our congregation centered and aligned with our mission. After Covid hit this spring, in order to continue our Adult Forum […]

DISCOVERING THE BIBLE: STUDY WITH PASTOR BOND

by Dan Wilkinson

We had a really hard time with the last third of our “Kerygma: Discovering the Bible” classes this spring. First it was the Pastor’s eye surgeries. Then it was Covid-19. Well, we are going to try again! You have bought the resources and completed 20 sessions, why not finish up? Classes will began with Chapter […]

This Week, beginning October 4th, 2020

by Dan Wilkinson

We are Praying for Members and Friends of the Congregation: Pastor Bond wants to know if you or a loved one is hospitalized, but hospitals cannot be relied upon to let him know. Please call, or have a relative call, the church office at (608) 752-3159 if you or a loved one are hospitalized.

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 […]

FOUNDATION MINUTES – September 21, 2020

by Dan Wilkinson

Present: Cathy Prusansky, Londa Rusch, Gordon Beyerlein, Joyce Hornsey, Cindy Grassl, Becky Weber-Johnson, council rep Tim Johnson Call to order b Cathy P @5:37pm Devotions by Tim J re: Prayer Approval of Agenda – Cathy added the ECHO grant – approved motion, 2nd Cathy carries Approval of the Minutes – motion by Gordon, 2nd by […]

Council Minutes – September 8th, 2020

by Dan Wilkinson

Present: Dave Moore, Kathy Severson, Ted Grund, Pastor Bond Haldeman, Tim Johnson, Heidi Pennycook,Ron Johnson Devotion: a reading from Hebrews Chapter 12, Cloud of witnesses Community building – a sharing of the highs and lows for the week from each of us Review: Sound Proofing installation volunteers – Ron has made some calls and put […]