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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 Michelle Meyer, Sunday School Superintendent:

Click here for video resources, service project ideas, and lots of other great materials!

From DCE Tim Rippstein:

Click here for “At Home Worship Tips” (link to St. John’s YouTube channel)

Resources to encourage you and your family from Group Lifetree Everyday Faith

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!

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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 June 8, we will resume “client-choice.”  Please read the signs as you approach Christ’s Cupboard.
  •  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.

(5-14-20) Currently the most needed pantry items are:  canned tuna, canned chicken, canned fruit, pasta and rice side dishes and toilet paper.

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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Weekly Bulletins/e-News

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

e-News 4-12-20

Other News for April 12
2020 Easter Lily Donation
Prayer Support
Grief & Caregiver Support Groups

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