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THIS WEEK AT ST. JOHN SUNDAY, MARCH 9 (Daylight Savings Time Begins) 8:00 a.m. Worship Service - Senior Choir Sings 9:00 a.m. Coffee Hour - Fellowship Committee 9:15 a.m. Sunday School 9:20 a.m. Family Bible Class (Pastor Adomeit) 10:30 a.m. Contemporary Service - Senior Choir Sings 1:30 p.m. TLC Snow Tubing at Cascade Mountain 2:00 p.m. Luther Prep Sacred Spring Concert MONDAY, MARCH 10 5:30 p.m. Worship Committee Meeting 7:00 p.m. No Worship Service TUESDAY, MARCH 11 9:00 a.m. Women’s Bible Class (Pastor Adomeit) 2:00 p.m. Brook Gardens 2:30 p.m. Willowbrook 6:00 p.m. Encouragement Committee 7:00 p.m. Church Council WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 9:30 a.m. Highland House Bible Class 3:45 - 5:30 p.m. Public School Confirmation Class 4:00 p.m. Lenten Service - Grades 6-8 Sing 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Lenten Meal - PTO Serving Hot Beef 5:45 p.m. Senior Choir 7:00 p.m. Lenten Service THURSDAY, MARCH 13 7:00 p.m. Bible Class (Pastor Wilsmann) FRIDAY, MARCH 14 St. John School - End of 3rd Quarter - Spring Break Begins! 8:00 a.m. St. John School Grades 3-8 Field Trip to Discovery World SUNDAY, MARCH 16 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 MONDAY, MARCH 17 St. John School - Spring Break - No School 7:00 p.m. No Worship Service

MARCH 9th & 10th, 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 evening at 7:00 PM No Monday services during Lent Wednesday’s (Lent) at 4:00 and 7:00 PM

Serving us and our Lord today: Pre-service Music - Mrs. Pufahl’s Piano Students Organist - Katie Pufahl Coffee Hour - Fellowship Committee

 IN HIS WISDOM: Timothy Richard Klug was called home to heav-

en on Thursday, February 27th, 2014. He was born on February 1st, 1960 to Richard & Jane Klug. He was granted by our Lord a life of 54 years and 26 days. His funeral was conducted from our church on Friday, March 7th. 

Pastor Wilsmann learned on Wednesday morning of the sudden death of Richard (Woody) Woodrich, the husband of Judy (Minsch) Woodrich and son-in-law of our member Ken Minsch. No other info was available prior to printing the bulletins.

COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE March 31, 2014 Anytime between 8 AM – 3:05 PM



The March monthly church and school newsletter is available for pickup on the information table in the church narthex.


The TLC snow tubing is today. We will meet in the St. John school parking lot at 1:30 PM to carpool. Please remember your $5.00 for tubing plus bring additional money for supper at a fast food restaurant. Also, don’t forget your blue waiver form, signed by a parent.


St. John’s school will have spring break during the week of March 17-21.


If any TLC students are interested in attending the Youth Rally in Tennessee this summer, June 25-28, remember the deadline to sign up is MARCH 15th! Please call or text Mrs. Pufahl at 920-960 -0304, email, or email Pastor Adomeit at


Save the date! Please note stances, the retiree meal changed to Monday, March over biscuits will be served. Wednesday, March 19th.

that due to some unforeseen circumfor the month of March has been 24th, at 12:30 PM. Turkey and gravy Please call 478-2707 and RSVP by

OWLS: The OWLS will be meeting on Tuesday, March 18th, at 1:30 PM at St. Paul’s in Ixonia. Speaker and topic are Pastor Pieter Reid on “Outreach to Muslims”.

LENT SINGING SCHEDULE FOR MARCH: St. John students in grades 6-8 will be singing on Wednesday, March 12th, at 4:00 PM.

NO MONDAY NIGHT SERVICES: Please note that during our Lenten season, March 3rd - April 21st, we will not have Monday evening services. We encourage members who need to attend church in the evening, to attend our Wednesday Lenten services.

St. John School is hosting a Community Open House for all families in Waterloo and the surrounding communities. This invitation extends to those families who have children in Kindergarten through seventh grade and who currently do not send their children to our day school. This Open House will be a time in which parents can visit any of our classrooms throughout the day and observe the faculty, students, and staff, during a regular school day. Tuition for both members and non-members for 2013 2014 was $865 for the first child and $665 for the second child. There is no additional tuition charge for families who have more than two children. There is also a $250 Education Fee (books and tech) per student for all students. Tuition and Education Fee costs for 2014-2015 will be set in May of 2014. If you have any friends, relatives, or neighbors who may be interested, please invite them to attend or you may give Mr. Eternick a call at (920) 478-2707. They may also visit our school website at

WEEKLY ATTENDANCE: Sunday 183 No Monday service Ash Wednesday 188

INCOME REPORT: Needed each week $10,734.00 Received $ 7,550.00 Short $ 3,184.00


LENTEN SERVICE: Wednesday, March 12, 4:00 and 7:00 PM Preaching: Pastor Burk from Newville Lenten meal: 5-6:30 PM - PTO serving hot beef

TLC SERVING LENTEN SPAGHETTI DINNER: On Wednesday, March 26th, TLC will again be serving a spaghetti dinner for their Lenten meal from 5:00 - 6:30 PM. Based on previous years and the Reformation Breakfast, the students have proved they are pretty good cooks! TLC students, please see the TLC bulletin board at church for a sign-up sheet for what you can bring. If you have any questions, please call or text Mrs. Pufahl at 920-960-0304

“IRONMEN OF GOD” MEN’S CONFERENCE: will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Ixonia, WI from 9am - 2pm. Come and hear speakers Pastor Mark Jeske and Pastor Wayne Mueller encourage men in their God-given roles as husbands, fathers, sons, and leaders in their churches and communities. $25 fee includes morning coffee/doughnuts and delicious catered lunch. Please register by Saturday, March 22nd, at

CHURCH BULLETIN BOARD: See news article on the Walz brothers, Ryan and Jason. Their parents, Dale and Cathy Walz, are former members and their father taught here at St. John from 1967-1973. Ryan is presently coaching at Wisconsin Lutheran College and Jason is coaching at Kettle Moraine Lutheran.

LLHS GENERAL BOARD MEETING: A special meeting of the Lakeside Lutheran General Board is scheduled for Monday, March 17, 6:30 p.m. to issue a divine call for a Guidance Director. The meeting will be in the Choir Room. Delegates: communicate the news of this meeting with the other delegates within your congregation. Remember that for a special meeting, delegates from a minimum of 16 congregations must be present for a quorum.

LLHS BLOOD DRIVE: Lakeside is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, March 11. There are a number of openings to donate blood especially in the morning and very early afternoon. If your schedule allows you the time to donate, please call school (920-648-2321) during normal school hours and ask the receptionist to sign you up.

LLHS EMPLOYMENT: Lakeside Lutheran High School is seeking candidates for Custodial Supervisor. Past custodial experience is required. Interested candidates can pick up an application and job description at the Lakeside office, or find the documents online at <> All applications must be submitted by March 28th.

Monday, March 31, 2014 Starting at 9:15 AM A Kindergarten Visitation Day is being held on Monday, March 31st. Any child who will be 5 years old by September 1, 2014 and entering kindergarten is invited to spend the morning visiting our kindergarten room and meeting the class and the teacher, Mrs. Linda Schwartz. The children and their parents are invited to lunch in our cafeteria at 11:00 AM followed by a parent informational meeting at 11:30 AM. If you are interested or if you would like additional information, please feel free to contact Mrs. Schwartz or the school office at 920-478-2707. If you have any friends, relatives, or neighbors who may be interested, this would be a wonderful opportunity for you to outreach to these families who are looking for a school that can prepare their children for their life here on earth and their eternal life, spiritually, mentally, and physically. School Phone: 920-478-2707 School Website: School Address: 413 E. Madison St., Waterloo, WI

NEW COMMITTEE FORMING: The Church Council is looking for congregational members to participate on a “Steering Committee” to work on plans for the upcoming 150th anniversary of St. John Church in 2017. If you would like to serve on this committee, please contact Gene Kegler at 920-478-2263.

March 9, 2014  
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