Upcoming Events

For this week's News & Notes, please click here.

Sermon Study Growth Groups

Beginning Sunday, February 2
Registration is now open! To help you grow in your faith and deepen your walk with your Savior, St. John’s is offering a new small-group Bible study option: Sermon Study Growth Groups. Hosted and led by St. John’s members, Growth Groups are designed to provide a comfortable setting for more intimate fellowship and spiritual discussion than is possible in a large-group Bible study. Click here for all the details including a schedule, FAQ, and registration link.



Keep Reading >>

Early Childhood Open House

Sunday, February 9
Our childcare, preschool and kindergarten Open House will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This is an opportunity for parents with children who will be 3, 4, or 5 by September 1 to visit the school and meet the staff. If you know of anyone interested in our preschool programs, please e-mail the school office for promotional materials and details. At 1:30 p.m., following the Open House, we will host an orientation meeting in the school lecture room on the lower level. This meeting is for parents who are interested in enrolling their child in our kindergarten program.



Keep Reading >>

Sermon Study Growth Groups

Beginning Sunday, February 2
Registration is now open! To help you grow in your faith and deepen your walk with your Savior, St. John’s is offering a new small-group Bible study option: Sermon Study Growth Groups. Hosted and led by St. John’s members, Growth Groups are designed to provide a comfortable setting for more intimate fellowship and spiritual discussion than is possible in a large-group Bible study. Click here for all the details including a schedule, FAQ, and registration link.



Keep Reading >>

Council Project of the Month

WLHS Gaining Ground Campaign
WLHS has the opportunity to expand its footprint for the first time since 1958 by adding 2.5 acres to its 13-acre campus. WLHS has until January 31, 2020, to purchase land and make this dream a reality. Click here for more details and to donate.



Keep Reading >>

Volunteer Appreciation Event

Sunday, February 16
All St. John’s volunteers are invited downtown to the Grace Center at Grace Lutheran Church for Volunteer Appreciation Night from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Formal invitations should be arriving in your mailbox this week or next. If you have volunteered at St. John’s in any way during the past year, please mark Sunday, February 16 on your calendar and make plans to attend this evening of food, fellowship, and fun. Click here to RSVP.



Keep Reading >>

Christian Estate Planning Seminar

Sunday, January 12
Phil Theesfeld of the Board of Stewardship will present a workshop on Christian Estate Planning at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. A catered lunch will be served. Click here to register.



Keep Reading >>

Third Thursday Concert

Thursday, January 16
Bring your friends and join us in the sanctuary at 12:15 p.m. when Lynn Kozlowski plays a grand organ partita on the hymn “When in our Music God is Glorified” (tune Engelberg). Interspersed between the variations will be other hymn preludes based on the thoughts of each stanza of the hymn: creation, worship, missions, and Psalm singing. Concerts are free and open to all.



Keep Reading >>

Mission & Ministry Sunday

Sunday, January 26
Please join us for this special Sunday as we focus on the blessings God has bestowed upon St. John’s and how we as a congregation are striving to faithfully use those blessings in service to those around us. The “State of the Parish” presentation will replace our regular Sunday morning Bible study at 9:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.



Keep Reading >>

Two Good Things that Happened in December

1. Our Board of Outreach connected with our community through hot chocolate and Christmas cards. At the holiday train event, we handed out 350 cups of free hot chocolate and 423 Christmas cards made by our grade school students. This annual event is a wonderful way to reach out to our communityClick here for pictures.

2. Our childcare, preschool, and grade school students told the story of our Savior's birth in word and song. We welcomed over 250 people to our early childhood Christmas service and over 650 people to our K5 - 8th grade Christmas Eve service. Both services were also Livestreamed, reaching across the United States and even as far as Ecuador!



Keep Reading >>

Three Good Things Happening in January

1. Our congregation will celebrate its 138th birthday. St. John's was officially incorporated as the "Evangelical Lutheran St. John's Congregation" on January 31, 1882 at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. Our current church building was dedicated 90 years ago this summer: on June 23, 1929.

2. Our women's book club will read their 166th book, In Cod We Trust by Eric Dregni. Started in 2001, book club meets on the third Friday of each month and is open to anyone who enjoys reading. Historical fiction, fantasy, mystery, memoirs, non-fiction - join us for fellowship and good discussion.

3. We will hold our annual Mission & Ministry Sunday on Sunday, January 26. The State of the Parish presentation will be given at 9:15 a.m., detailing our Boards' activities in 2019 and plans for 2020. We'll also debut the St. John's Spotlight, a video update highlighting various aspects of our shared ministry.

 



Keep Reading >>

View All Posts

Organizing a St. John's event? Click here for an event registration form.