Confirmation Camp/Sky Ranch Youth Trip

We have 9 students attending confirmation and youth camp at Village and Pine Lake Crossways Camps!  We also have one of our grandparents going to grandparent camp with her granddaughter!  In late July we have a group of youth going to Sky Ranch in Colorado!  Keep...
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Flat Jesus Travels

We are excited to announce that Flat Jesus will be traveling with you this summer!He is here for you to travel with whether it is locally, at the zoo, or on a family vacation.  Please take pictures as he travels with you and email them to church office at...
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Mobile Giving App for Offerings!

St. John’s offers Mobile giving besides our online giving on our website.  You can quickly donate using your debit/credit or checking/savings account from your Smartphone.  You can make one time donations or set up recurring giving to multiple funds.  Choose to create an account...
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Remembering our Partners in Tanzania

For many years we have supported missionaries Dr. Steve & Bethany Friberg who live and serve among the Maasi people in northern Tanzania. Dr. Steve supervises very rural medical clinics; Bethany works with Maasi women’s programs. Your monthly “Missionary” envelope supports...
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Building Loan Update

We are very excited to announce that our church building loan is now under $300,000.  That’s a huge accomplishment since we started with over a 1 million dollar loan!  A huge thank you to a very generous member who has given $20,000 to pay down the principal on the...
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ELCA Churchwide Assembly – Volunteers Needed!

1,200 members and leaders from across the ELCA will gather in Milwaukee August 5-10 for our Churchwide Assembly (that takes place every 3rd year). Would you be willing to volunteer for a day or two or for the week? Here’s the list of positions: Airport greeters, hotel greeters,...
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Jackson AA Group Will Start Meeting Here in May!

We were approached by the Jackson Alcoholics Anonymous group as they were seeking a new meeting space for their Tuesday evening meetings. Our church council considered their request and believes that’s a good use for our basement-which is normally empty on Tuesday nights!...
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Children’s Space in our Sanctuary

We are rolling out the carpet (literally!) to create a Children’s Space within our sanctuary! We are a welcoming community at St. John’s and we want to welcome and encourage families with young children to participate in and enjoy our worship services. Our Cry Room is always...
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Ruth Circle Giving Tree Gift Wrapping

Thank you to Beth Mittermaier for heading up or Giving Tree again this year.  Thank you to Beth and Ruth Circle for collecting, organizing, and wrapping all the gifts!  Thank you to all those who bought gifts to make Christmas a little more special for someone else!
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Youth Plant Certificates

Our youth group will be selling plant certificates to Groth’s Country Gardens for a spring fundraiser.  Certificates are $10 and will be sold after services.  Start thinking warm planting weather!
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