Worship Schedule
10:00 AM Worship w/ children's church

Office Hours
Tuesday and Thursday
8 AM - Noon

Bible class at 9:00 AM. in the Fellowship Hall.


View the November 2018 Calendar. 
View the Worship Assts. for November
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Sunday Mornings
Please join us on Sunday mornings at 9 AM in the fellowship hall at church.

"Bring Your Neighbor To Church" Sunday
This Sunday (and every Sunday) is "Bring your neighbor to church" Sunday. Do you know someone who is unchurched or their church attendance has lapsed? Invite them to come with you to church this Sunday. You'll be glad you did.

Reminder: Make sure you reserve the Fellowship Hall by signing up the date and time on the Calendar for all events. The calendar is on the wall in the church office. Current dates in April that are reserved:

Fellowship Hall:
Sunday, Nov 4th 11:30 - 5 PM - Missionary Shara Cunningham Osiro visit
Monday, Dec 24th After Christmas Eve Service - Private Party
Tuesday, Dec 25th 11:30 - 5:00 PM - Private Party
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - St John's 125th Anniversary Celebration

Dwelling 1:14
-Dwelling 1:14 meets every 4th Sunday evening at 6:30 PM. Next meeting is Sunday, November 4th at the Home of Todd & Tammy Meyer. This will be a combined October/November meeting.

Trunk or Treat - Thank you
Thank you to Doug and Debbie Fauble, Mike and Mindy Bonnet for organizing the Soup Dinner, Jim Brix for bringing his tractor and giving the children a fun hayrack ride (he did stop so Dawn could help the children on/off). The youth for putting together a memorable experience in the educational building. Thanks to everyone who had a trunk or brought soup to make it a fun day with family and friends. Board of Ed-Jamie, Barb, Rebecca and Jeff.

Jesus Company goal is to fill 25 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas. It costs $9 to ship each box. Any donations for Operation Christmas Shoebox are due by November 7.

Printed copies of the meeting minutes are available on the table outside the sanctuary.

Missionary Shara Cunningham Osiro will be leading Bible Class and joining us for worship and share with us a message of encouragement from Kenya. Pastor Kuhnle has been privileged to work with Shara on the two trips to Kenya. Come learn more about God's work and opportunities for you to be a part of it.

St. John's Cookbook
We still have some St. John's Cookbooks left. The cost is $10 per book. Please talk to Shiree Jensen or Alice Goodell to get your copy.

RightNow Media!
Our church now has access to an extensive, new video library called RightNow Media that has a HUGE library of faith-based video Bible studies that you can access whenever and wherever you want-on your phone, iPad, computer, or at home on your TV.

RightNow Media has videos for everyone-kids, youth, parents, married couples, college students, single adults, working professionals-all aimed at helping you grow in your faith. If you have not signed up yet, please do so. Did we mention that it is free? If you deleted your invitation, let Nancy know and she will send you another invite.

If you have found a video course you like and would like to recommend it to others, let Pastor know.

Serving the Meal at Mohm's Place
St. John's will be helping to serve meals at Mohms' Place every third Saturday of the month. We will be helping again on Saturday, November 18, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. If you can help, just show up at Mohms' Place at 4:30 p.m. We especially need men to help out. Thank you.

Christian Estate Planning
Will your financial support of the mission of our congregation end at your death? By including a gift to our congregation in your will or trust your giving can continue even after your death. For a planning meeting before you meet with your attorney, contact our congregation's Christian Estate Planning Counselor, Jim Schroeder, at 515.490.7371 or jim.schroeder@idwlcms.org

Nibbles Sign-up
We need people to sign up to bring food for nibbles before church in November/December. If you can help, there is a sign-up sheet on the board in the narthex at church. Thank you. Board of Missions.

Crescent Food Pantry News
The Pantry is open Tuesdays 5-7:00 pm and Saturdays 1-3:00 pm (Phone: 712-545-9031). We received 120 donated The Story Bibles - a big thank you to those who donated. We are in need of food - canned soups, fruits and pasta (Spaghetti O's, Ravioli), mac and cheese, ramon noodles, cereal. Last month we helped 120 families and 350 individuals. Thank you and God Bless. Tammy Meyer

-Empty cardboard canisters with lids from Oatmeal, cornmeal, etc. Please leave in the church office of give to Shirley Kading. They are for upcoming projects.

-Crescent Food Pantry - We are in need of food - canned soups, fruits and pasta (Spaghetti O's, Ravioli), mac and cheese, ramon noodles, cereal.

Each year St. John's Lutheran Endowment Foundation Committee receives 3.5% from our endowment fund. None of the income shall be used for the general operating budget of the congregation but may be used for: education; missions & ministry; worship & spiritual growth; building, maintenance and facilities improvement; and technology of St. Johns. The committee is currently looking for suggestions from the Congregation. Please contact one of the Committee members with any suggestions: Darrel Kading, Jeff Schafer, Mariah Lase, Vicki Roane, Dale Robertson, Shiree Jensen, Rhonda Collins or Pastor Kuhnle.

SUMMER TEEN VOLUNTEER PROGRAM - Bethany Lutheran Home and Bethany Heights are looking for some great volunteers between the ages of 14-18 to be a part of our Summer Teen Volunteer program. Teen Volunteers interact with residents and tenants, participate in activities, games and outings (ex. Zoo, Museums, Music in the Park, fishing at Lake Manawa, etc.) and assist where needed. If you are looking for an opportunity for a rewarding experience and willing to commit 2-4 hours per week, please contact Kaily Stanley at 712-328-9500, ext. 230 to sign up.

BETHANY AUXILIARY MEETING - The Bethany Auxiliary will be meeting Monday evening, July 9th at Bethany Heights. A short business meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. followed by Bingo and a pie social with the tenants. Please note the time change from the regular meeting time. Contact your church key lady for more information.

GARDEN PRODUCE ALWAYS APPRECIATED - We all enjoy the taste of homegrown vegetables and fruits over the summer. Many of the residents and tenants were avid gardeners in their day and miss the taste of homegrown foods. If you are gardening this summer and have extra produce you would like to share, please feel free to drop it off at Bethany Heights or Bethany Lutheran Home during the week. We would greatly appreciate it and the smile you'll see on the faces of our residents and tenants is priceless!

Employment Opportunities at Bethany - Bethany currently has several positions available. For more information, please visit www.indeed.com or contact our HR Director, Debbie Butcher at 712-328-9500.