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Masking Survey – Now What?

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At their May 17 meeting the St. John’s church council designated all services “mask optional” beginning this week Thursday, with current distancing between seating to continue.

We encourage all families to take into account CDC guidance regarding protecting your families.

Thank you for your feedback with over 160 surveys returned. The council members will personally contact the over 20 members who shared circumstances that would find them unable in good conscience to attend services where worshipers would be unmasked.

We ask the congregation to continue to make an effort to register for worship services so those concerned individuals may then choose lesser attended services.  Also, we ask you to consider leaving seating available near the large window for those with health concerns because this is the most ventilated area of the sanctuary.

Thank you again for the response to the survey – and especially for the selfless comments and willingness to serve each other. God bless us as we gather!

New 5/6 Grade Teacher!

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Mr. Kurt Callaway has *accepted* the call we extended to serve as our 5/6 grade teacher and athletic director! He and his wife Tina will be purchasing a home in Two Rivers and are eager to join our ministry team. We praise God for the Callaways and for leading the Jaegers to remain with us!!

Online Worship Only This Week!

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See you online tonight/Sunday morning/at your leisure? Since a member who worshiped with us this past Sunday has tested positive for COVID, following our protocol, worship services tonight and Sunday will be ONLINE ONLY. The next in person worship service will Wednesday next week at 4 & 6pm for our midweek Lent Services and then regular worship schedules will resume. Please get the word out to those not connected by way of FB, internet or our text alert system. And if you know of someone we can bring a dvd of this weeks worship or a tablet to view it online, please let us know.

Please remember also to sign up for text alerts to be kept up today in the most timely manner of any changes to worship schedules or other important information – the signup is here:


Annual Voter Meeting Materials

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St. John’s annual voter meeting is this Sunday, January 31 at 1pm in the church.  Please download and view a copy of the annual report here – and if possible, familiarize yourself with the reports it contains so we can save time by not reading them out loud in the meeting itself.  You can also download and view a presentation on church finances and the proposed ministry plan (budget) for 2021.  God bless you and the part you play in our faith family and ministry!

Annual Report for Jan 31 2021 Voter Meeting (2 downloads) Finance and Budget Presentation for Jan 31 Annual Meeting (4 downloads)