Prayer Garden

We now have a Prayer/Memory Garden located near the cemetery. Thank you to that team for all their hard work! (And we’re aware we have a major ground hog problem that will require patching up holes and graves! Thanks for your understanding and thanks for offering to help!)
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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 and at our Craft and Vendor Fair on May 12th. Start thinking warm planting weather!
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Noisy Offerings

Noisy offerings are collected each week from the kids at Children’s Time and collected from the whole congregation on the 1st Sunday of the month. The Education Team designates where to give these. Last quarter we collected over $1700 to purchase animals from the ELCA Good Gifts...
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St. John’s Question/Suggestion Box

Update: Thank you for submitting your questions and comments! Questions and comments are posted near the suggestion box at the Welcome and Information Desk. Here are a couple of questions that have been addressed. Can we get reflectors on the posts at the driveway entrance? The...
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St. John’s “Busy Buddy” Team

St. John’s Busy Buddy Team – Walking the Talk In early January, “We Are Church Together” surfaced at St. John’s as our main, overarching priority for living God’s Word & doing God’s Work in 2018:  We are Church Together  We are a Learning Church  We are a Church for the...
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Treasurer Retires after 25 years!

A huge thanks to our treasurer, Laura Bartelt, who retired as church treasurer after 25 years! Wow! She was presented with a huge check of thanks, since she’s figured she’s written over 13000 checks in her 25 years! We are blessed!
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Italian Dinner

Thank you to our Couples’ Bible Study Group for an awesome Italian dinner night last Saturday. The fellowship, food, and wine were outstanding. Thank you to Arlene Ziemer and Beth Mittermaier for making the gorgeous quilts for the auction!
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Craft & Vendor Fair

St. John’s is hosting their second annual vendor/craft fair and we would like to invite our community, friends and neighbors to visit! The fair will be held Saturday, May 12th, from 9-3. We have 30 vendors that will be selling their wares in our church basement! You can find some...
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It’s time to think about Camp!

Crossways Camps offers so many opportunities for kids, youth, families & adults to ‘get away’ and get a faith-boost and a joy-boost! Confirmation and younger students will attend camp the week of July 8-13. Crossways is offering a Family Camp Weekend August 10-12 at Pine...
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Giving Tree Thanks!

Thank you for your generous donations to our Winter Warmth Tree and our Giving Tree. These are the gifts that we were able to give. Here is the amazing count of warm stuff from the Warmth Tree: Scarves = 63, hats = 155, gloves = 29, mittens = 88 – Total = 335 And, the...
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