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April 2020 Newsletter

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

The newsletter is only being emailed this month, and NO calendar will be published:

April 2020 Newsletter; February 2020 Financial Statement

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Christian Nurture Resources

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

From DCE Tim Rippstein:

Click here for a video message about home devotions!

Click here for some useful online resources to continue to nurture your faith and the faith of your loved ones. For households with kids take a look at the devotional resources under For the Home. For guidance when discussing the Coronavirus situation with kids see “Crisis Guides” or “Home Chats”.Ideas for youth and adult devotions or Bible studies take a look at The YouthESource, Daily Devotions, God Connects, and 30 Minutes in the New Testament or 40 Minutes in the Old Testament. And visit the Livestream page for information on how to tune in to worship and Bible studies!

Holy Week Faith Formation for Teens and Adults

Click here for Holy Week Devotional Opportunities

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Food Accessibility

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Accessibility to food is essential especially during this time when many cannot go out due to COVID-19.

St. John will continue to provide the following:

  •  Christ’s Cupboard remains open its normal days/hours.  (Monday – 3-5 pm, Thursday – 6-8 pm and Saturday 9-11 am.  Beginning Monday March 23, we will temporarily suspend “client-choice”.  Those needing food should knock on the pantry door and volunteers will bring out pre-bagged sacks of groceries.
  •  Lincoln Food Bank Mobile Pantry continues to come to St. John the 4th Tuesday of the month.  Truck will arrive at 4:30 in St. John’s parking lot.  Pre-bagged sacks of food will be distributed to those in need.
  • “Feed My Sheep” meals prepared by St. John’s Board of Human Care are available.  Call the church office 643-2983 or Laurie Sherman 643-0502 if a delivered meal is needed.

If you have donations for Christ’s Cupboard, please place them in the west entrance during the hours of 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday.

(3-27-20) Currently the most needed pantry items are:  canned fruit – any kind except pears, canned carrots, cereal, pancake mix and pancake syrup.

Many thanks to our volunteers who continue to make these services available.

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Latest Update

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

All church activities are suspended until further notice. This includes worship services, Bible studies, and other events held at St. John Lutheran Church. St. John’s worship service will be limited to a YouTube live feed on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. You may access our YouTube channel here.

The church office remains open with revised hours: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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March 2020 Newsletter Package

Friday, February 21st, 2020

March Newsletter; March Calendar; January 2020 Financial Report

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February 2020 Newsletter Package

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
January 23, 2020
9:00 pm

February 2020 Newsletter; February 2020 Calendar; December 2019 Financial Report

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Weekly Bulletins/e-News

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

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March 14 /15 News Bulletin

Other News for March 14/15
2020 Order blank for Easter Lilies

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March 7/8 News Bulletin

Other News for March 7/8
Seward Food Assistance Programs- Hope Fund explanation
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February 29/March 1 News Bulletin

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February 22/23 News Bulletin

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February 15/16 News Bulletin

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