e-Skinny April 19, 2019
Good Friday Service at 7 p.m. tonight.

Saturday, come to a Family Easter Egg hunt with activities at 9 a.m.

An Easter Message "Because of Him"
click below.

Easter Sunday, April 21.
Come to church at
 6:30, 8:00 or 9:30 a.m.

Sunday Services 6:30, 8:00 & 9:30 a.m. 
No Sunday School

April 19          7:00 p.m. Good Friday Tenebrae Service
April 20           9:00 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt and Activities
April 21          6:30, 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. Easter Services 
April 22          Book Club
April 23          9:30 a.m. Women's Bible Study
April 24          Newsletter Deadline   
                       Wednesday night activities resume
April 25          9:00 a.m. Do Day Quilters
April 28          11:30 a.m. Ladies Luncheon
April 29          Book Club  Running Away To Home  by Jennifer Wilson
May 1             Last After School Program for the school year

The glass box that will be in the Narthex starting March 10th is for your Lenten Offering. Please consider an extra gift of at least a dollar a day during the approximately 40 days from Ash Wednesday to Easter.

If you would like to donate toward the Easter lilies this year, call Kathy by April 14th at 641-228-3397.

REMINDER: Those students attending a Lutheran college who would like to receive an EPIC grant must notify the church by May 1st
If you are interested in joining Altar Guild or being a part of the Prayer Chain, please let Kathy in the office know.

On April 19th, Messiah Lutheran will be holding a Good Friday worship service from 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.


Family Board's Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 20, 9:00 a.m.
St. John Parish Hall
Children through 5th grade  & their families!  Crafts, activities & egg dyeing.

Lenten and Easter Services

April 18: Good Friday Service  7:00 p.m.

April 21: Easter Sunday Services 6:30,8:00 & 
                                       9:30 a.m. 

No Confirmation during Lent, but Confirmation Students are expected to attend Lenten Services.  Students, please make sure to fill out the purple attendance slips that is in the bulletin and drop it in the offering plate. 

The Family Board will be hosting a Ladies' Luncheon on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall. All St. John ladies and their friends are welcome! This fun event will include fellowship, lunch, dessert, a short program, and a pretty "photo booth" to snap a few cute pictures of your group! Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for girls ages 6-18. Under 6 is free. Tickets may be purchased in the church office until April 24th.

There are also sign up sheets for salads and desserts.

Adult Sunday School - 9:05 a.m.
Susan Leeper will lead the study on "Miracles of Jesus"
 April 28, May 5

Clean up Day
Building & Grounds will be holding a "clean-up" day for the outside areas of St. John on May 18th at 9:00 a.m.! Anyone wishing to help spruce up the St. John grounds for Spring are welcome to come help out!

Summer Youth Activities

WIYLDE registration forms are available in Laurie's office for any 8th-12th grade St. John student wishing to attend. WIYLDE will be held this year at Wartburg from June 16-19. Registrations are due to St. John by April 26th, so we have time to get them mailed in by the deadline of May 1st.
Summer Mission Trip 2019 - We will be going to the Black Hills of South Dakota 
July 8-13, 2019. This trip is open to St. John students that have completed 6th-12th grades and their friends. Get these days on your calendar now and be watching for additional information in upcoming newsletters, bulletins, etc.

VBS - July 30th - August 2nd
We would love to have your kids attend Tuesday-Friday from 5:30 - 8 p.m.! We will also be singing on Sunday, August 2nd. Look for more information to come. 

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