Sunday, January 19, 2020

Midweek Bible Study Opportunity!

The Jesus You Thought You Knew - This Bible study will begin Tuesday, January  21st,
at 6:30 pm.  This midweek Bible study digs into the person of Jesus and his true purpose. For more information talk to Tom Koepsell. Please, sign up at the table in the narthex.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Anticipating Worship (January 19)

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Worship Focus:
Jesus Appears as the Lamb of God Who Takes Away the Sin of the World.

Readings:
Isaiah 49:1-7
Acts 13:38-49
John 1:29-41

Prayer of the Day:
Almighty God, you gave your one and only Son to be the light of the world. Grant that your people,
illumined by your Word and sacraments, may shine with the radiance of Christ’s glory, that he may be known, worshiped, and believed to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God, now and forever.   Amen. 

Sermon:   John 1:29-41
                 We Hope We Are Saved.


Please join us at 10:00 am Sunday as we study God's Word in Bible Study and Little Lights,
and as we worship our Lord and Savior at 11:00 am. 
Pastor John Berg leads us in worship. 




Tuesday, January 14, 2020

SAVE THE DATE!!

St. John Mid-Winter Chili/Soup Potluck and Game Night – Saturday, February 22, 5:00 PM. 
Mark your calendar and bring your favorite soup or chili and game for an evening of fun in the fellowship hall. Doors will open at 5 and dinner will begin at 5:30. Bring a board or card game, or just enjoy some social time with friends. If you would like to bring snacks for game-time, that would be great too! Interested in helping with setup? Contact Jim Julian.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Anticipating Worship (January 12)


Worship Focus:
Jesus Appears as the Christ, the Anointed One

Readings:
Isaiah 42:1-7
Acts 10:34-38
Matthew 3:13-17

Prayer of the Day:
Father in heaven, at the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan you proclaimed him your beloved Son and anointed him with the Holy Spirit. Keep us who are baptized into Christ faithful in our calling as your children and make us heirs with him of everlasting life; through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

Sermon:   Acts 10:34-38
"Jesus Unites the Divided"


Please join us on Sunday at 10:00 am, for Bible Study and Little Lights
and Worship at 11:00 am.
Pastor John Berg will lead us in worship. 









Thursday, January 9, 2020

Your Help is Needed! Please Join Us!


Christmas Decoration takedown is Friday, January 10th, at 6:00 pm. Please come and help if you can. The more hands the faster it goes. Thank you.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Little Lights Starting this Sunday!


‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.’ - Matthew 19:14


Our Little Lights children program will continue in 2020 starting this Sunday, January 12th! We are looking forward to another great year of sharing God’s word with our children at St. John.

If your child(ren) have not attended in the past and you want to learn more - stop by any Sunday!

If you are interested in helping or teaching in a classroom, please contact Mary Meyer.

Friday, January 3, 2020

Anticipating Worship (January 5)


Second Sunday after Christmas

Worship Focus:
The Incarnation Reveals God

Readings:
Isaiah 61:10-62:3
Ephesians 1:3-14
John 1:14-18

Prayer of the Day:
Almighty God, you have filled us with the new light of the Word who became flesh and lived among us. Let the light of our faith shine in all that we do; through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.   Amen.

Sermon:  Isaiah 61-10-62:3
"God Gives You New Clothes to Enjoy"


Please join us Sunday at 10:00 am for Bible Study and Worship at 11:00 am.
Pastor John Zeitler will be leading us in worship.