St. John Lutheran Church

                      THE LUTHERAN CHURCH—MISSOURI SYNOD

                                     CENTER POINT, IOWA 52213

                                                  319-849-1251

APRIL  2019

St. John Lutheran Church(Missouri Synod)
316 Vine Street, Center Point IA 849-1251
David L. Hansen, Pastor  –   319-551-3989

                
LENT, HOLY WEEK and EASTER: The final weeks of the Lenten season, along with Holy Week and Easter, will include the following services: Midweek Lenten services on April 3 and 10; Holy Thursday Communion on April 18 at 7 PM; Good Friday Service on April 19 at 7 PM; Easter Communion Services on April 21 at 6:30 and 9:00 AM.  Easter Breakfast will be served between the Easter services by the Quilting for Christ group.

ELDERS’ MEETING: Monday, April 1, 7:00 PM in the west narthex.

CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING: Monday, April 22, 7:00 PM.
                  
APRIL VOTERS’ MEETING: Sunday, April 28, 10:30 AM.     
     
CAMP IODISECA Summer Camp brochures and registration forms are available in the narthex.  Camperships are available to those who would like to attend.
                                  
MIDWEEK BIBLE STUDY each Wednesday morning at 9:45 through May 29.  We are currently studying the letter of 2 Corinthians.                       

QUILTING FOR CHRIST GROUP meets every Thursday morning.  Thank you for your support at this year’s Easter breakfast.

CONFIRMATION SUNDAY will be on June 2.

MIDWEEK SUMMER SERVICES begin June 6.
 
    CALENDAR FOR APRIL
   
Monday.......1--Elders’ Meeting, 7 PM
Wednesday....3–-Bible Study, 9:45 AM
                Midweek Lent Service, 7 PM                      
                Catechism Classes, 7:45 PM
Thursday.....4--Quilting Group, 9:00 AM
Sunday.......7–-FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT         
                Worship w/Comm, 9 AM
                Fellowship follows service
                SS, BC at 10:30 AM
Wednesday...10–-Bible Study, 9:45 AM
                Midweek Lent Service, 7 PM
                Catechism Classes, 7:45 PM
                Quilting, 9 AM
Sunday......14—-SUNDAY OF THE PASSION(PALM SUNDAY)                    
                Worship at 9:00 AM
                Fellowship follows service
                SS, Bible Class at 10:30 AM
Wednesday...17–-Bible Study, 9:45 AM         
                Catechism Classes, 7 PM
Thursday....18--Quilting Group, 9:00 AM
                Holy Thursday Communion, 7 PM
Friday......19--Good Friday Service, 7 PM
Sunday......21–-EASTER SUNDAY                
                Worship w/comm, 6:30 & 9 AM
                Breakfast served at 7:45 AM
                SS at 10:30 AM
Monday......22--Church Council, 7 PM          
Wednesday...24––Bible Study, 9:45 AM
                Confirmation Classes, 7 PM
Sunday......28–—SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER
                Worship at 9:00 AM
                Fellowship at 10:15 AM
                SS at 10:30 AM
                Voters’ Meeting, 10:30 AM
 
ELDERS: Jon Sackett,  Wayne Buelow                     
PLATE OFFERING: Lutheran World Relief

      APRIL BIRTHDAYS    
                                
 2--Henry Schmidt          19–-Micheala Schrock
 6––Hayden Schmidt     20--Andrew Wendel
                                                    Marilyn Nielsen
10--Ron Jons                    22--Grant Chrisman
       Aaron McGovern            Sandra Wendel  
12—-Marla Berns            26--Matt Heins     
14--Joe Wendel               29––Chris McGovern
15–-Jon Sackett                          
16–-Richard Brooks                        
                                          
    APRIL ANNIVERSARIES

          4–Ron & Susan Heins              
          6–Larry & Donna Jons
          7—Paul & Dorothea Wood
         20–Marion & Judith Vaupel     
         27-Mark & Jolene Behrens