“Up with Puppets” ministry will be at our 1st and 2nd services on Sunday, November 13th. ‘Up with Puppets” is a Christian-based puppet group at First United Methodist Church in Ames, Iowa. Their puppeteers range in age from 7th grade through college. They love to travel to other churches and organizations to help spread the Word…
We have scheduled a congregational forum for Sunday November 13th from 9:15-10:15 a.m. in the church sanctuary. The purpose of this forum is to give you an opportunity to hear major themes that emerged from the cottage meetings we held as part of the self-study. We will try to have handouts available as well, but…
On Reformation Sunday, October 29th, the Stewardship board is planning a Fall Festival. They are planning a simple meal, music for entertainment, and some activities for the children. They are also planning to hold a Silent Auction. Auction items are donated by the congregation and will be either hand made goods, food items or services….
Please join us on Sunday, October 16, from 9:15 – 10:00 for a workshop lead by financial representatives from Thrivent. In this interactive workshop, Making a Difference: Sharing Your Time, Talents and Treasures, participants will be guided through a workbook to examine their values and create a personal giving plan unique to their resources and…
On October 23rd at both services St. John will welcome Martin Luther and his wife Katy! Martin will speak about the Reformation and Katy will speak about her marriage. Please plan to attend and welcome our special guests!
There will be one worship service, Sunday, July 30th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Farewell Reception for Pastor Odermann in the Parish Hall.
No Confirmation on September 21, 2016
Carol Choir will begin rehearsals Wednesday, October 5 from 5:30 – 6:00. Carol Choir is open to any students from 1st – 6th grade. Dawn & Anastasia Baldus will be directing. Any parent that would be willing to line up a treat schedule contact Dawn at 641-426-0738.
Sunday, September 18th the St. John youth took orders for cinnamon rolls! The youth will bake the rolls Saturday, September 24th and will be ready to be picked up on Sunday, September 25th in the Parish Hall Kitchen.All proceeds go to the Youth General Fund for use on projects and mission trips.
Worship will be in the Parish Hall, Sunday, September 18th. The floors in the sanctuary are being refinished!