St. John Lutheran Church

                      THE LUTHERAN CHURCH—MISSOURI SYNOD

                                     CENTER POINT, IOWA 52213

                                                  319-849-1251

NOVEMBER 2018

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

Pastor David L. Hansen     319-551-3989

NOVEMBER ELDERS’ MEETING: Monday, November 5, 7:00 PM.                            
                                          
THANKSGIVING EVE COMMUNION SERVICE will be held on Wednesday, November 21, at 7 PM.  Following the service we will enjoy fellowship and pie.  Please join us for this special service of thanksgiving to our gracious God.

LOOKING AHEAD TO ADVENT: The season of Advent begins on Sunday, December 2.    In addition to Sunday worship during Advent, you also have opportunity to worship each Wednesday evening(Dec. 5, 12, and 19) at 7:00 with us at special midweek Advent services. Please plan now to join us for these special services.

WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY will be concluding its current study on November 14.  Thank you to all those who have studied with us this fall.  Bible Study will resume in January.  New participants are always welcome.

MINUTES OF OCT. 28 VOTERS’ MEETING will be available on the resource table in the narthex.

FOOD BANK NEWS:  The following items are needed as the Food Bank prepares for Thanksgiving and Christmas distributions.  Your donations are always appreciated.  Some items especially needed at this time of year include the following:

canned tuna             pudding                  jello
bread stuffing          cranberry sauce    Sunny Delight
instant potatoes          
 
CALENDAR FOR NOV.

Thursday.....1--Quilting Group, 9 AM     

Sunday.......4–-ALL SAINTS’ SUNDAY            
                Worship w/Comm, 9:00 AM
                Fellowship, 10 AM
                SS, Bible Class at 10:30 AM
Monday.......5--Elders’ Meeting, 7 PM
Wednesday....7--Catechism Classes, 7:00 PM
                Weekday Bible Study, 9:45 AM

Sunday......11–-25th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST                         
                Worship, 9 AM
                Fellowship, 10 AM
                SS, Bible Class at 10:15 AM
Wednesday...14--Catechism Classes, 7:00 PM
                Weekday Bible Study, 9:45 AM
Thursday....15--Quilting Group, 9 AM     
                                            
Sunday......19––26th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST     
                Worship w/Communion at 9 AM
                Fellowship, 10:15 AM
                SS, Bible Class at 10:30 AM
Wednesday...21––THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE, 7 PM
                Fellowship follows the service
                No Confirmation classes

Sunday......25–—LAST SUNDAY IN THE CHURCH YEAR
                Worship, 9 AM
                Fellowship, 10 AM
                SS, Bible Class at 10:25 AM
Wednesday...28––Catechism Classes, 7 PM        
                                                   
ELDERS: Jim Swales, Joe Wendel                      
PLATE OFFERING: Lutheran World Relief

    NOVEMBER BIRTHDAYS
          1–Scott Chrisman
          4–Hadley Heitshusen
          6–David Hansen
          6–Wyatt Voss      
         10–Serena Buelow
         10–Boyd Ferguson
         13–Jim Swales
         15–Brody Behrens
         23–Rose Beauregard
         28–JoAnn Kopf
         29–Larry Nielsen
         29–Terry Nielsen      
         30–Don Akers          
        
  NOVEMBER ANNIVERSARIES
  27-Boyd & Karen Ferguson