News & Upcoming Events

September 2018

Employment Opportunity - Childcare Director

St. John’s is currently seeking applications for the position of Childcare Director. This is a year-round, full-time, salaried position with benefits. For a complete job description, application and to upload a resume, visit For questions, contact Principal Uecker ( Interviews will begin Monday, October 8.

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Food Pantry

October 6/7 – Please consider sharing your blessings via the food pantry collection here at St. John’s. Bring your donations to the church narthex as you enter to worship, to help make a difference in the lives of those in the Milwaukee area who are in need of food.

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Divine Call Received

Last Sunday Pastor Kyle Bitter received a divine call to serve as pastor for Amazing Grace Lutheran Church in Panama City, Florida.  Please keep Pastor Bitter in your prayers as he now deliberates where he might best serve in God’s kingdom.

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Blood Drive

Tuesday, September 18One in three people relies on a blood transfusion at some point in their life. You can be a hero to your community and beyond by donating blood at our upcoming blood drive for the Blood Center of Wisconsin in the school Commons from 2:00-6:30 p.m. Please click here to make an appointment or call 1-877-232-4376. Questions may be directed to Jessica Strautmann or call 414-241-8184. Donate blood in September and be automatically entered to win a tailgate package to see the Green & Gold at Lambeau Field.

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St.John's Military Fellowship Group

Wednesday, September 26 – St. John’s members who are military veterans or currently serving in active duty, as well as their family members, are invited to attend the St. John's Military Veterans Fellowship Group at 6:00 p.m. in the St. Matthew’s Room. The purpose of this meeting is to bring together fellow church members who are united both through the bond of faith and the military experience. Please join us as we discuss the role of Christian faith in the military service. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Please register here by Monday, September 24. Direct questions to Jason Baltutis or 414-940-1895).


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125th Anniversary of the Apache Mission Field

Council Project of the Month – The WELS’ Apache Mission in Arizona is celebrating 125 years of God’s blessings as the first world mission of WELS (established before Arizona was a state). Between two reservations there are eight churches, one preaching station, and two Lutheran elementary schools. The Apache Lutheran churches are enthusiastically training leaders for work as evangelists, teachers, and pastors through the Apache Christian Training School. God has provided an opportunity in that 95 percent of Native Americans are not Christians, so the Apache Lutherans are planning on reaching out with the gospel even to other tribes! To donate, use your green Above & Beyond envelope. Make checks payable to St. John’s.

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Third Thursday Noontime Concert

Thursday, September 20 – “How Can I Keep from Singing?” Enjoy a concert featuring preludes on familiar hymns about singing God’s praises. Lynn Kozlowski is the organist. Come and bring your friends to the free concert which begins at 12:15 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

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