St. John Lutheran Church

                      THE LUTHERAN CHURCH—MISSOURI SYNOD

                                     CENTER POINT, IOWA 52213

                                                  319-849-1251

MAY 2018

St. John Lutheran Church(Missouri Synod)
316 Vine Street.  Center Point IA 319-849-1251
David L. Hansen, Pastor

CONFIRMATION takes place during the service on Sunday, May 6.  This year’s confirmands are Chloee Beals, Noah Heins, and Andrew Wendel.  We extend to them our congratulations and prayers for God’s blessings as they continue to live out the faith they have confessed this day.

WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY: May 2, 9 and 16   at 9:45 AM.

ASCENSION THURSDAY COMMUNION SERVICE will be held on Thursday, May 10  at 7 PM.

SUMMER MIDWEEK SERVICES: The Thursday evening services for the summer months will begin on May 17.  Services will be held each Thursday evening through the end of August at 7 PM.  If you are unable to worship with us on any given Sunday morning, please join us on Thursday.

ELDERS’ MEETING: Monday, May 7,  7 PM.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Vacation Bible School for 2018  will be held August 6-10  from 9 AM til noon.   If you have any questions, or would like to volunteer to help, please contact VBS director Pam Swales, 563-357-0774.

QUILTING FOR CHRIST GROUP meets every Thursday morning at 9 AM.
 
       CALENDAR FOR MAY       
               
Wednesday....2–-Weekday Bible Study, 9:45 AM   
                Confirmation Questioning, 7 PM
Thursday.....3–—Quilting Group, 9 AM

Sunday.......6–-SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
                Confirmation Sunday
                Worship w/Comm, 9:00 AM
                Fellowship following service
                SS at 10:30 AM
Monday.......7–—Elders’ Meeting, 7 PM
Wednesday....9--Weekday Bible Study, 9:45 AM
Thursday....10–-ASCENSION THURSDAY COMMUNION
                SERVICE, 7 PM
                Quilting Group, 9 AM

Sunday......13–-SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER        
                Worship, 9:00 AM    
                Fellowship following service
Wednesday...16--Weekday Bible Study, 9:45 AM
Thursday....17--Quilting Group, 9 AM
                Summer Midweek Service, 7 PM

Sunday......20–-FEAST OF PENTECOST            
                Worship w/Comm, 9 AM
                Fellowship follows service
                SS, Bible Class at 10:25 AM

Thursday....25–—Summer Midweek Service, 7 PM
                Quilting Group, 9 AM   

Sunday......27–-FEAST OF THE HOLY TRINITY      
                Worship, 9:00 AM              
                Fellowship follows service
                SS, Bible Class at 10:15 AM
Thursday....31--Summer Midweek Service, 7 PM
                Quilting Group, 9 AM

ELDERS: Jon Sackett and Wayne Buelow            
PLATE OFFERING: LCMS Ministry to Armed Forces

      MAY BIRTHDAYS    

3——Aaron Wendel        26—Lila Carver
6–-Janis Ferguson                Verla Mullins      
12-Aaron Sackett                  Leslie Neagle      
15–Janice Eldred            27–Dakota Davis  
24–Clarence Reierson      Taryn Davis   
   Ranae McGovern      29—Pat Akers         
                                                          
                                       
      MAY ANNIVERSARIES
                 
       16–Jeff & Becca Hansohn  
       16—Don & Lila Carver
       22–Richard & Sandra Wendel
       28–David & Chris Hansen
       31–Darrell & Justine Beaver