September 24 & 25, 2022 Bulletin 

 

PASTOR MEWS SERMON

“Life in 2 Kingdoms”
Amos 6:1-7

 

THE ALTAR FLOWERS are given in memory of Carol’s parents Earl & Naomi Fry by Charlie and Carol Edwards.

 

CHURCH OFFICE

The Church Office will be open on Fridays starting on October 3, so the hours of the Church Office will be Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

CASSANDRA THOMPSON

We welcome Cassandra Thompson to the Church Office. Information about Cassandra will be in the October Epistle. Her email is: church.secretary@stjohntigers.com. Her extension is: 101. Please stop in and welcome Cassandra.

 

FALL LIFE WITH GOD (2022)

The class gathers in Adult Room A.  We encourage all members to attend once every 5 years.  Fill out the blue registration sheet and return it to the church office.  Registration sheets are available in the September Epistle, in the south entrance resource cabinet and on our webpage at stjohndefiance.com. Join us by September 26.

 

2022-2023 Cross Training/Confirmation Dedication of Bibles and Catechisms, Sunday, October 30, 11:00 a.m. Service.

  1. This will celebrate the 500th anniversary of Luther’s translation of the New Testament, the basis of Luther’s Small Catechism.
  2. For all 6-8th grade St. John Lutheran School students and their parents.
  3. For all 1st, 2nd and 3rd year Cross Training Confirmation students
    (Grades 6-8) and their parents.
  4. If students already have Bibles and Catechisms, they are to bring them for the dedication service.

 

ACT: ADULT CROSS TRAINING

A group of adults is studying the Bible each week on Wednesday night from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. We follow the Cross Training schedule so parents and adults have the opportunity to model Bible Study as a lifelong habit for our children.

 

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDIES: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Sandy Gyurnek: “How Happiness Happens”  Fellowship Room A

Phil Rohlf: “They Met Jesus” Lunch Room A

Faye Luhring: “Making it Through a Life Shift” Lunch Room B

Jeff Rohlf: “We Will Not Be Silenced” By Dr. Lutzer, Adult Room A.

Roger Schafer: Youth Topics in the Youth Room for grades 6-12

Sunday School: In the Nursery Room (ages 3-7)

 

BIBLE STUDY GRADES 6TH THROUGH 12- SUNDAY, 9:30 AM

Calling all 6th grade to 12 grade students! We have a Bible Study just for you. Do you have any questions about the Bible? We will investigate and dig deeper in the Books of the Bible to find the answers. Come join us on Sunday in the Youth Room. Please contact Roger Schafer at 763.242.5643 for more information. Hope to see you there!

 

JOIN US FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL AT 9:30 TO 10:30 AM

 (downstairs in the nursery room)

  • Age 3 (and potty trained) and older are welcome
  • Come learn about Jesus and sing His praises!

Text or call Megan Fritz for any questions: 419.438.4905

 

TUESDAYS AT 10 BIBLE STUDY 

Our study will be on “Life 101” led by Janet Koch.  We meet weekly for one hour and invite you to join us in the Fellowship Room.

 

“PARABLES THROUGH PEASANT EYES”  Wednesday 2:00-3:00 p.m., held in the Fellowship Room.  We continue our discussion on  “The Judge and and the Widow” Luke 18:1-8

 

THURSDAY MORNING BIBLE CLASS: REVELATION!
10:00-11:30 a.m. The class gathers in the Fellowship Room. 

Please note: The Thursday Bible class is now studying the book of Revelation. Feel free to join the class.

 

CHURCH DIRECTORY 

The directory will be sent by email as a PDF to save paper. If you would like one, please email: church.secretary2@stjohntigers.com. Thank you.

 

MEIJER SIMPLY GIVE PROGRAM

Meijer of Defiance is going to feature St. John Food Pantry from Sunday, October 2 to Saturday, December 31, 2022. We have the $10.00 donation cards in the church office or you can find one at the end of the checkout lanes. The Double Match Day is Saturday, December 17, 2022.

 

CHIEF RECEIPTS

It’s time to start turning in your Chief receipts to earn free money for the school!  The container is on the piano in the lunch room.  Remember that receipts dated in June, July, and August do not qualify, as the program does not run during the summer.  Thank you for supporting our Christian Day School!

 

2023 SCHEDULES

We are preparing the Ushers, Lay Readers, Clickers, PPT Composers and Greeter schedules for 2023. If you would like to volunteer for any or ALL positions, please email: church.secretary2@stjohntigers.com

 

LADIES AID

Ladies Aid will meet on Thursday, September 29 @ 2pm.  Jan McGee will be

the hostess.  We will be finalizing plans for making noodles and making

more plans for the Advent Tea to be on November 20.  Hope to see

everyone at the meeting.

 

SUNDAY MORNING WZOM AND WONW

Our weekly 9:30 a.m. worship service radio broadcast has changed times for broadcast. WZOM 105.7 is broadcast at 8:00 a.m. and WONW 1280 is broadcast at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday.

 

MORNING MEDITATIONS
There are so many choices to choose from to spread the Gospel and we are blessed to have that freedom to do so. Starting in October 2022 the area Lutheran Churches will not be on the radio at 7:30 a.m. on WONW. However, we will continue to use other forms of media to spread God’s Word.

 

ATTENDANCE                                                           

Sept. 17, 5:30 p.m.  49                                    

Sept. 18, 8:00 a.m.  60                                      

                 9:30 a.m.   113                                                                               

                  11:00 a.m.  54   

                     TOTAL:  276

 
 
– Worship Services –
Traditional Services
Saturday, 5:30 p.m., Sunday, 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. Contemporary Service
 
THE 5:30 P.M. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 11:00 A.M.IS LIVE STREAMED
 
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