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THIS WEEK AT ST. JOHN SUNDAY, JANUARY 19 8:00 a.m. Worship Service w/Communion 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 9:20 a.m. Family Bible Class (Pastor Adomeit) 10:30 a.m. Worship Service w/Communion - Senior Choir Sings MONDAY, JANUARY 20 3:05 p.m. B-team Boys’ Basketball Practice 4:15 p.m. A-team Boys’ Basketball Practice 7:00 p.m. Worship Service w/Communion TUESDAY, JANUARY 21 12:50 p.m. St. John School Early Release 1:30 p.m. OWLS at St. John, Watertown 7:00 p.m. LWMS at Linda Schwartz’s House WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 St. John 7th Grade Class at LLHS for Warrior Day 9:30 a.m. Highland House Bible Class 3:05 p.m. St. John Girls’ Basketball Practice 3:45 p.m. Public School Confirmation Class 5:00 p.m. Propel Conference at St. Paul’s in Ft. Atkinson 6:30 p.m. Freshmen Class at Lakeside Lutheran High School 6:30 p.m. Senior Choir THURSDAY, JANUARY 23 St. John School Group Picture Day 3:05 p.m. B-team Boys’ Basketball Practice 4:15 p.m. A-team Boys’ Basketball Practice 7:00 p.m. Bible Class (Pastor Wilsmann) FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 9:30 a.m. Pre-school Story & Craft Hour in School Library 5:00 p.m. St. John Basketball Games at Our Redeemer, Madison SATURDAY, JANUARY 25 8:30 a.m. Freshmen Class at Lakeside Lutheran High School B-team Boys’ Basketball Tournament at St. John, Juneau SUNDAY, JANUARY 26 (WELS Connection) 8:00 a.m. Worship Service 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 9:20 a.m. Family Bible Class (Pastor Adomeit) 10:30 a.m. Worship Service - Junior Choir sings 1:30 p.m. TLC Youth Group Snow Tubing at Cascade Mountain

JANUARY 19, 2014 CHURCH AND SCHOOL NEWS! ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH & SCHOOL 413 E. Madison St., Waterloo, WI 53594 Phone: 920-478-2707 Website: E-Mail: 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 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

Faculty: Mark Eternick – Principal & 7 - 8 Erin Duwe – Choir Director & 5 - 6 Michael Koester – Athletic Director & 3 - 4 Wanda Eternick – Contemporary & K, 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.

Our Worship Service Times Are: Sunday at 8:00 and 10:30 AM Monday at 7:00 PM

Serving us and our Lord today: Organist - Marcus Buch

IN HIS WISDOM: Dennis William Griepentrog Sr. was called home to heaven on Monday, January 13th, 2013. He was born on June 13th, 1932 to Otto and Erna (Kanzenbach) Griepentrog. He was granted by our Lord a life of 81 years and 7 months. His funeral was conducted from our church on Thursday, January 16th.

- March 31, 2014: St. John School Open House and - March 31, 2014: St. John School Kindergarten Visitation Day Additional information on our open house and kindergarten visitation day will follow in the March monthly newsletter and bulletins. Be sure to notify your neighbors and friends, who have school aged children, to save this date. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please feel free to call the school office at 920-478-2707.


- The 2013 contribution statements are available for pickup. They are located on the table in the church narthex. - The Altar Guild Committee is still looking for volunteers. If you are able to help, please contact Louise Korth at 478-2648 as soon as possible. - The TLC Youth Group will be snow tubing at Cascade Mountain next Sunday, January 26th. A sign up sheet is located on the TLC Board at church or you may text or call Mrs. Pufahl at 920-960-0304. You must RSVP by Monday, January 20th! We will meet in the St. John school parking lot at 1:30 PM to carpool. The cost is $5.00 for tubing plus bring additional money for supper at fast food restaurant. Please remember to bring your blue waiver form, signed by a parent, with you on the day of tubing. - LWMS will be meeting on Tuesday, January 21st, at 7:00 PM at the home of Linda Schwartz. 

ROCK RIVER OWLS: The local chapter of the Rock River Area Owls invites members and guests to its January 21 meeting to be held at St John Lutheran School (317 North 6th Street) in Watertown beginning 1:30 PM. This month's topic will take us in spirit to the former Soviet Republic of Ukraine in southeastern Europe where Lutherans still struggle for their faith. A student from Ukraine, Vova Kustlyvy, now attending Luther Prep, will tell about life back home. Refreshments follow. The next February 18th meeting will be at St Paul's in Ft. Atkinson. The Organization of WELS Seniors (OWLS) provides meaningful activity for people retired and/or 50 years old. Here is a wonderful opportunity to grow spiritually and enjoy the fellowship of neighboring WELS and ELS members.

SAVE THE DATES: Please mark your calendars!

FULL-TIME POSITION OPENING AT WLC: Enrollment Advisor, Continuing Education & Graduate Studies. This full-time role is responsible for outreach, lead generation, recruitment, and advising of Graduate, Teaching Certificate, and Continuing Education students in the Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) College of Adult & Graduate Studies. The position ensures enrollment growth and students’ successful transition to the college by building strong relationships, providing exceptional services, and accurately representing WLC as a partner that meets their professional needs and educational goals. Additionally, this role serves as a liaison between students and various college departments, such as the Office of Financial Aid. Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred with at least three years of professional experience in recruitment, sales, customer service, networking, and/or relationship development. Must have the ability to travel and work nights and weekends as needed to serve students and accomplish goals. Must be mission driven and be able to perform duties in a manner consistent with the college’s Christian mission and affiliation with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Email resume and cover letter to the WLC Office of Human Resources at The initial deadline for interested parties is January 28, 2014.

CONGREGATION OPEN FORUM FEBRUARY 9, 2014 1:00 PM at church Discussion on congregation building project.

PRE-SCHOOL STORY AND CRAFT HOUR: This is just a reminder that the pre-school story and craft hour, hosted by Gloria Jacobs, meets every Friday at 9:30 AM in the school library. All children in Waterloo and surrounding area, 4 years old and under, are invited to attend. If you have any questions, please contact Gloria at 920-478-2715.


- A church memorial was received from Harland & Delight Walker in memory of LeRoy Pierce, the father of Cheryl Anderson. Thanks for this gift.


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SINGING: The Junior Choir will be singing next Sunday, January 26th, during the 10:30 AM worship service.

EARLY RELEASE: St. John school will have an early release on Tuesday, January 21st, at 12:50 PM.

RESCHEDULED CALL MEETING: Due to inclement weather on January 10th, there was not a quorum of congregations for the call meeting at Lakeside. The rescheduled call meeting at Lakeside Lutheran High School is Monday, January 27th, at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of this call meeting is to issue a call for a Guidance Director. This is the same evening as the "Planning for the Future" seminar with Pastor Elton Stroh. All General Board members were earlier invited to attend this meeting. The call meeting will begin at 6:00, and the meeting with Pastor Stroh will follow at 6:30 p.m. An email will be sent to all General Board members at a later date giving the meeting location within the school.

ATTENTION FUTURE HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMEN: Future Freshmen Course Scheduling is scheduled at Lakeside Lutheran High School on Wed., January 22, 6:30 p.m., and again on Saturday, January 25, at 8:30 a.m. The sessions are identical, and families may choose the session that is most convenient for them. This event is held in Lakeside's West Gym. Each session begins with a greeting and brief presentation on signing up for freshmen courses. The financial aid process will also be explained. After this, every family - parents and student together - meet with a Lakeside teacher to develop a course schedule. While waiting to meet with a teacher or after signing up for classes, families are encouraged to visit the displays that feature Lakeside's many co-curricular activities. Most families will finish in 30-40 minutes. Based on last year's course scheduling, the maximum time needed was 60 minutes. There is no cost at this time to sign up for classes at Lakeside. Even if a family is uncertain on whether its student will enroll at Lakeside, it is encouraged to come to Lakeside for Future Freshmen Course Scheduling and create a tentative freshman schedule. For further information on Future Freshmen Course Scheduling, call Lakeside at 920-648-2321 and ask for the Guidance Office.

January 19, 2014  
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