THIS WEEK AT ST. JOHN SUNDAY, AUGUST 18 9:00 a.m. Worship Service w/Communion No Bible Class until September 8th, 2013 MONDAY, AUGUST 19 7:00 p.m. Worship Service w/Communion TUESDAY, AUGUST 20 7:00 p.m. LWMS at Church Hosted by Leslie Weber WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21 9:30 a.m. Bible Class at Highland House SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 (Christian Education Sunday) 9:00 a.m. Outdoor Worship Service with Koine’ 10:15 a.m. Koine’ Concert 11:15 a.m. Potluck Dinner MONDAY, AUGUST 26 3:00 p.m. Columbus Care Center Worship Service 7:00 p.m. Worship Service
SAVE THE DATES: Sept. 22 - TLC Bonfire from 6 - 8:00 PM at Jaegers Sept. 29 - Due to a scheduling conflict the Fellowship outing has been rescheduled for September 29th instead of the 15th. Additional information will be in the September monthly newsletter.
AUGUST 18 & 19, 2013 CHURCH AND SCHOOL NEWS! ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL 413 E. Madison St., Waterloo, WI 53594 Phone: 920-478-2707 Website: www.stjohnwaterloo.com E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Pastor James Adomeit office: 920-478-2707 ext. 205 home: 920-478-2436 cell: 920-463-0339
Pastor Thomas Wilsmann office, home, and cell: 920-478-2986
A member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Providing full time Christian education grades K-12 through our own Lutheran Elementary School and our association with Lakeside Lutheran High School
Faculty: Mark Eternick – Principal & 7 - 8 Erin Duwe – Choir Dir. & 5 - 6 Michael Koester – Athletic Director & 3 - 4 Wanda Eternick – Contemporary & 1 - 2 Linda Schwartz – Organist & K - 1 Services on Cable TV on channels 96 & 991: Monday at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m., Wednesday at 12 noon & 9:00 p.m., and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.
Serving us and our Lord today: Organist - Arlys Buch Summer Singer - Rhonda Goehl
REMINDERS: We are currently seeking to hire an Administrator for our Before & After School Care program for students and families of our school. For a job description, additional information, or if you have any questions, please contact Mr. Eternick at 920-478-2707 ext. 236 or you can e-mail him at email@example.com.
We are still looking for a Boys’ & Girls’ Club leader(s). If you are interested, please contact the office at 920-478-2707 ASAP.
LOVE SPEAKS: Next week we begin our fall stewardship series Love Speaks. The love of Christ is so great and the blessings so amazing yet the door to heaven is so narrow. The reality is that those who believe in Jesus will be saved and those who don’t will be damned! The stakes are that high. Christ’s love compels us to speak precisely as we share his love so that everyone who hears may enter through the door of heaven. Join us in worship and Bible study as we begin this special emphasis. We pray for God’s blessings on our study together.
BIBLE CLASSES TO BEGIN: Pastor Wilsmann will begin his Wednesday morning Bible class on August 28th at 6:30 AM (This class will not last more than an hour. You are free to leave for work whenever you need to.) The Thursday evening Bible class will begin on August 29th at 7:00 PM. These two bible classes are identical so you only need to come to one. Everyone is invited to attend. We will be using the same format we used at the end of last year. That is, we will expand on last Sunday’s sermon with very little lecture and a lot of class discussion. We are starting early so that we can have a discussion about each of the sermons in our stewardship series. Our theme in two weeks is Love Speaks Precisely. Some will be saved and some will be damned. As the love of Christ flows out of us and speaks, we are compelled to speak precisely about our salvation through Christ since the door to heaven is narrow. There will be a joint social event in October after the series is completed.
LWMS: The Lutheran Women's Missionary Society (LWMS) is made up of mission minded women of WELS. Every women member of the congregation is a member of LWMS. We encourage you to learn about and pray for mission efforts of WELS. LWMS will have their meeting on Tuesday, August 20th, at church beginning at 7 pm with Leslie Weber as hostess.
Mark your calendars! Church
September - May Beginning on September 1st, our Worship Services will change as follows: Sunday services will be at: 8:00 and 10:30 AM Monday evening services will be at: 7:00 PM (Please note that there is no Monday Evening Service on Sept. 2nd, Labor Day Weekend)
Sunday School and Family Bible Class will begin on Sunday, September 8th, at 9:15 a.m.
PUBLIC SCHOOL CONFIRMATION CLASS AND PARENTS; On Wednesday, August 28th, at 7:45 pm, (following the open house at the Waterloo schools) there will be a meeting at St. John school. Public School students in grades 6 through 8 and at least one parent must attend. We will decide on what time classes will start. (The first day of class is Wed., Sept. 4th.) Class procedure for Wednesday’s & Sunday’s will be explained. Mr. King, who teaches on Sunday, will attend this meeting. The meeting will last about a 1/2 hour. Please note that a letter was mailed to all public school confirmands in grades 6-8 from Pastor Wilsmann on August 7th. But, the time for this meeting has been changed, since Pastor Wilsmann did not know of the open house when he sent this letter. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Pastor Wilsmann at 920-478-2986.
LAKESIDE LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL: First day of classes for all Lakeside Lutheran students is this Monday, August 19th, and includes an opening service at 10 AM in the West Gym that all friends of Lakeside are welcome and encouraged to attend. Join us as Pastor Greg Lyon from Peace, Sun Prairie installs our new faculty, Tech Ed teacher Mr. Jeff Meske and Spanish teacher, Mr. Nathan Koerber, and hear a message from Pastor Philip Moldenhauer from Our Redeemer, Madison that will provide the "Focus" for our 2013-14 school year. Hope to see you there!
SPECIAL GIFTS AND MEMORIALS:
Koine’ SPECIAL OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE: CHRISTIAN EDUCATION SUNDAY, KOINE’ CONCERT, & PICNIC August 25, 2013 Worship 9:00 AM Koine’ Concert 10:15 AM Potluck Picnic 11:15 AM This year, we are having a potluck picnic. Lemonade, napkins, plates, and silverware will be provided. Come and enjoy some glorious music, loads of fun, great fellowship, and delicious food. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, a potluck dish to pass (bring enough for guests), and a healthy appetite. Please feel free to invite your family, friends, and neighbors.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME!
Our church and school received $307.00 this week from the Thrivent Choice program.
A gift was received for the Church Lighting Fund from Adeline Riege in memory of the August 10th birthday of her husband, Norman.
Bob Duckert Memorials received: Roberta Weber for church Mark & Jan Janke for church
In loving memory of Bob Duckert, memorials were received from his family and friends and were specified for Debt Retirement, Scholarship Fund, Tuition Assistance Fund and the Church Lighting Fund. Thanks for these gifts. WEEKLY ATTENDANCE & INCOME REPORT Sunday Monday Total
108 29 137
Needed each week Received Short
$10,734.00 $ 8,258.75 $ 2,475.25