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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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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Food Drive Results

Thank you to everyone who donated food items for the Jackson Elementary “Backpack Friday Program”!  The students that this program supports appreciates our donation very much!  Here are the results of the competition:  Pre-k/kindergarten won with 96 items –...
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Rooted in Faith; Growing to Serve – Crossways Camp Campaign

For the past month we’ve been providing you with information and personal stories for the Crossways Camping Ministries Capital Appeal.  They’ve got great plans to renovate & update the facilities at all 3 camps:  Imago Dei, Pine Lake & Waypost.  St. John’s...
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Time & Talent Conversations

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Time and Talent Conversations!  We had over 70 time and talent sheets returned with many people choosing to share their talent in new areas.  All information collected has been entered into our new software program where we...
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Backpack Grand Canyon Anyone?

Backpack Grand Canyon Anyone? A group of young adults, Sarah Murray, and Pastor are going to backpack Grand Canyon May 21-25 and we’ve got a permit for up to 11 people!  Anyone want to get up close with one of the wonders of God’s creation?  Cost is mainly travel and...
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Kathy Hospice Volunteers

Often when we think of Stewardship we think of donating money or time/talent to our congregation.  Sometimes we overlook the fact that Stewardship also takes the form of sharing God’s Grace with others.  There is an opportunity to do exactly that by volunteering to serve at Kathy...
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Try our New Sunday School time of 9:00-9:30!

We hope this allows you families to worship at either early or late service! Parents – we’re offering reader, usher & communion training, and other forums during the Sunday school time! Tell us how we can make this work, please!
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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 offerings.  Last quarter we collected over $550 to ELCA Lutheran Disaster Relief. ...
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