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St. John Lutheran Church

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

“A Caring Congregation in a Growing Community”

8020 South Park Road
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 423-7788

May 2005 Newsletter

Jesus and Lamb

Church Picnic Meeting May 5

This year's church picnic will be held on June 26. There will be a Church Picnic Meeting on Thursday, May 5 at 7 PM. The following boards would try to have a member present: Education, Youth, Elders, Ladies Aid, Evening Guild and Trustees.

Notice of Elections May 7 & 8

Election of officers for the congregation will be held on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. Voting will be held in the narthex before and after each of the services. The Nominating Committee thanks all persons who graciously volunteered to be nominated for office. If you would like to volunteer to become a candidate for any of the Boards, please contact Vice President Mike Sweeney at 886-4864.

Mother's Touch

The Mother’s Touch program this year will send boxes to mother’s in Vietnam. A sample box will be in the narthex. The Ladies Evening Guild asks that you please consider bringing a needed item along with you when you come to worship or when you come to the Mother-Daughter Banquet. Items collected this year include:

Donations may be brought in through May 15. Thanks for making these boxes a success.

Mother-Daughter Banquet May 11

The Mother-Daughter Banquet will be May 11 at 6 pm. Tickets will be available after church services on May 7 & 8 and at the door. Adults-$5.00, Children (12 & under) $2.50, Under 5 free. The Entertainment will be a Gospel Quartet from Immanuel. Please consider bringing along an item for the Mother’s Touch Project.

Confirmation Sunday May 15

This year we are confirming nine young people:

Please keep them in your prayers, set good examples for them, nourish their souls, and care about them as they proceed to adulthood. We are happy and proud to have them as fellow members in the Body of Christ. May the Peace of the Lord abide with each of them and their families.

Special Meeting May 19

St. John Lutheran Church will have a special meeting May 19 at 7:00 pm in our church sanctuary. All members are encouraged to attend and participate.-The Call Committee

Evening Guild Cookout May 27

Evening Guild will be having a cookout at Wal-mart on May 27 starting at 10 am. Your support is appreciated!

Human Care Ministry

For the months of April and May we will be collecting the following items for The Family Center:

A basket will be provided in the Narthex for your contributions.

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