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Mornings with Mommy

Begins Thursday, September 6 – Mornings with Mommy is an exciting new program for moms and caregivers and their infant, toddler, and preschool-age children on Thursday mornings from 8:15 – 9:45 a.m. in our K-3 classroom. Fun and easy age-appropriate crafts, sensory activities, stories, music, and educational toys will be enjoyed by the children. Mornings with Mommy costs $40/family for a six-week session and includes all activities and a snack. Space is limited. Register here. Carrie Henning is happy to answer questions (262-744-0084).



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Welcome Back Ice Cream Social & Parent Meeting

Monday, August 20 – Please bring your children and their school supplies and join us for a parent meeting before school starts. While the children are settling into their new classrooms, the parents will join Mr. Uecker and other faculty/staff in the gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. to cover important information for the upcoming school year. All families and church members are invited afterward (around 7:15 p.m.) for the ice cream social and to meet the new staff members.

 



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Lau Fund

Church Council Project of the Month - St. John’s Church recognizes that the cost of Christian elementary and secondary education can be a challenge for some families. This Student Tuition Assistance Program is designed to financially help parents provide precious Christ-centered training for their children who are enrolled in St. John’s Lutheran School, or who have officially registered at Wisconsin Lutheran High School or Wisconsin Lutheran College for the next school year. Please consider contributing to this fund by using your green Above & Beyond envelope and marking it “Council Project.” Checks should be payable to St. John’s. Thank you for sharing your blessings!



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Sunday School Registration

Sunday, September 16 – A new year of Sunday School will begin at 9:15 a.m. in the school classrooms. Parents, please register children in grades K3 - 7 on the sheets in the narthex, near the school office, or click here. Teens are encouraged to sign up on the Teen Bible Study list. If you are interested in helping to teach Sunday School, please contact Mark Gaub.



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Rooted & Mowing Work Day

Thursday, August 16 – Grab your garden gloves and join us for a few hours as we work on the landscape at church and school. We will be weeding and doing general garden maintenance from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Direct questions to Kurt and Kelly Kramer  or call 414-475-9071.



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Military Care Package Drive

Through Friday, August 10 – St. John’s Childcare is hosting a care package drive to collect and distribute to friends and family members who are in the service. If you would like to contribute, you will find lists of suggested items on the bulletin board in the church narthex. Collection bins with a “Support Our Troops” sign can be found in the church narthex as well as in the lower level of school by Childcare. Monetary donations to buy gift cards and to defray packaging and postage costs are also accepted. Questions may be directed to childcare.



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School Cleaning

Wednesday, August 8 - Thursday, August 9 - School is right around the corner and it is time to clean St. John’s school before the students come back. Thank you for your help! Many hands make light work. If you have a bucket, scrub brush or cleaning gloves, please bring them. It is easy to sign up for a time slot any time between 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Questions may be directed to Dana Leyrer or call St. John’s School (414-258-4214).



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Sportservice Volunteer Opportunities

Through Sunday, August 12 – St. John’s volunteers will be staffing concerts during the second week of the Wisconsin State Fair (August 6-12). Volunteers are also still needed to staff a concession stand  this opening weekend  (August 2-5). We need many more volunteers! This is a great opportunity to have fun and meet new people while working together to support programs at St. John’s Church and School. Shifts are 4-6 hours and a free admission ticket is given to each volunteer. Last year we earned almost $9,000 for St. John’s during the State Fair! If you are interested in helping, click here or contact the school office or call 414-258-4214 for details.  



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Tosa's Night Out

Wednesday, August 1 – St. John’s is once again manning the glowstick station in the evening for the flashlight walk at this popular event held at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Please contact Pastor Bitter  if you would like to assist at the St. John’s booth or on the flashlight walk. Register to get Zoo admission (including parking), a t-shirt, and sponsored items. The event includes community displays, exhibits, information, live entertainment and more. Food and refreshments will also be available. The event runs from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. but you are welcome to arrive at the Zoo any time after 9:00 a.m. 



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Tuition Registration

For the days of school registration (August 5-6), tuition registration will only be available on Monday, August 6. Avoid the long lines and complete the registration questionnaire by clicking the “2018-19 Tuition Registration” graphic here. A tuition coordinator will provide you with details of the items selected (i.e. books, hot lunch, teacher gift, etc.), establish your payment schedule/method, and answer any questions you may have. Individual meetings can also be scheduled by contacting Sharon Kieselhorst or 414-258-7831.



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