Archive for September, 2020

October Newsletter Package

Friday, September 25th, 2020

October Newsletter; Financial Statement

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Trivia Night – January 29, 2021

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Trivia Night 2021

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Reopening Update (9-21-20)

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Reopening Update Letter and Infograph

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Resources for Grandparents

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

The Home Ministry Team has been gathering and creating resources for grandparents in their vital roles of faith formation in kids. Take a look at these aids at or contact DCE Tim (643-2983 for more information.

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Home Sunday School

Thursday, September 17th, 2020


  1. This is for you and your whole family. Educate for life here and for eternity! Plan your week of family faith formation with these resources provided by St. John Lutheran. Share these resources and this email with all of your social media contacts and email lists. These are free for anyone anywhere to utilize.
  2. All resources for the home based Sunday School program which will run from the week of Sept. 20th to Dec. 20th have been place in a Google Drive set of folders.
  3. Attached you will find the Lesson overview for this week. All related resources to provide a full week of family faith formation is provided in the Google Drive folders.
  4. Start with:

The Introductory Webinar Slides, Recording, and Lesson Schedule have been posted in the Google Drive Folder at: Resource Link for Google Drive: consider making this a Google starred bookmark

Then proceed with exploring the Leaders Guides/Resources folder…. Click through to get familiar with the resources.

  1. Every week on Thur. nights we will provide a Zoom time to answer questions and share more resources.

Zoom link Thur. night Theme and Q/A sessions: Use this link for TH 6:30-7:00 Zoom Q/A times.
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 847 9403 8837 Passcode: 886649

  1. Some of the weekly charts will cite parts of the Small Catechism. You can review it online at the follow link. Online Luther’s Small Catechism link

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Update on Women’s Bible Study Groups

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

There are some new groups being organized.  Please contact the leaders below if you are interested.

-Juanita Ebert will be meeting weekly on Wednesday mornings to discuss the readings for the next Sunday.  Contact her at or call 643-4418.  

-Debbie Brutlag will meet every other Thursday evening. (

-Betsy Werner will meet every Monday evening at 7pm – contact her at or call 402-641-9015

-Emily Nix and Megan Shrum are planning a study for young moms – details still to be worked out. Please let them know if you are interested!   OR

Interest and leadership for an option to meet via ZOOM for those uncomfortable with meeting in groups at this time is also in process.  Stay tuned!

For any questions or ideas, also feel free to contact Sarah Matthias (

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Meet the DCE Practicum Students

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Drew Boggs; Dane Wolfgram

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