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Christmas Child Shoeboxes

It’s Operation Christmas Child gift time!  Boxes will be available in the Narthex October 22nd.  You may designate your box for a girl or boy for one of the following age  groups:  2-4 years, 5-10 years, or 10-14 years. Fill the box with gifts, fun toys, school supplies–a list of gift suggestions is available at: samaritanspurse.org/occ….

Coats for Kids

Coats for Kids will be held Saturday, October 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall at St. John Lutheran, 200 S Main St., Charles City. Children must be present to be able to get winter gear. There will be a wide range of coats, snow pants, boots, hats and mittens.

Confirmation Fair

Our first CONFIRMATION FAIR will be October 4, 2017 We are inviting the congregation to come and visit with our 10th grade confirmands about their Faith Boards in the Parish Hall at 6pm. It will be similar in style to a science fair and is a great chance to show our confirmands that the members…

St. John After School

This is a fun program from 3:30pm-5pm on Wednesdays for 4year olds (that are attending preschool)  through 5th grade students. Older students are welcome as helpers. Registration forms are available  in the church office. St. John bus will again be available to pick students up from school to bring them here. The cost is $10…

Milestone Ministries

7th Grade entering Confirmation will be recognized Sunday, September 24th at both services. Welcome to your Confirmation journey!

Sunday, August 6

There will not be Communion this Sunday, August 6th. The next scheduled Communion Sunday is August 20th.

Vacation Bible School

August 7th – 10th from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. Theme: “A Mighty Fortress – In Jesus, the Victory is Won” Bible School children will sing during the 9:30 a.m. Worship!

RAGBRAI Fundraising Meal

The Youth & Stewardship boards will be hosting a meal during RAGBRAI as a fundraiser. They are planning on feeding around 700 people. The meal is Wednesday, July 26th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and volunteers are NEEDED! Also, if you have extra tomatoes & cucumbers in your gardens please consider donating them for the…

Sunday, August 27th

Sunday, August 27th will be the installation of Russ Leeper as pastor of St. John Evangelical Lutheran church. Rev. Stephen Brackett of the North Eastern Iowa Synod will officiate. Installation will be at both the 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. services.