Warren County Health Dept. September Wellness Luncheon


Warren County Health Department

Wellness Luncheon



Understanding Care Levels

in Senior Living


Presented By:

 Brook Akowicz, Community Relations Director

Oak Pointe of Warrenton


Wright City R-II School Student Stores


Bring these items and you get entered in our drawing!

Items Needed: Hygiene items (deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, brushes, soap, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, etc.)


Monday, September 10th, 2018

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Warren County Health Department

101 Mockingbird Lane, Ste. 100, Warrenton

($5 donation is suggested)

😊 RSVP BY WEDNESDAY, September 5th, 2018 😊


BY CALLING 636-456-7474 or Email pprivett@warrencountymo.org



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DEVOTION: John 6:51-69 English Standard Version (ESV)
51 I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh."
52 The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?" 53 So Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. 54 Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. 55 For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. 56 Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him. 57 As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so whoever feeds on me, he also will live because of me. 58 This is the bread that came down from heaven, not like the bread[a] the fathers ate, and died. Whoever feeds on this bread will live forever." 59 Jesus[b] said these things in the synagogue, as he taught at Capernaum.
The Words of Eternal Life
60 When many of his disciples heard it, they said, "This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?" 61 But Jesus, knowing in himself that his disciples were grumbling about this, said to them, "Do you take offense at this? 62 Then what if you were to see the Son of Man ascending to where he was before? 63 It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life. 64 But there are some of you who do not believe." (For Jesus knew from the beginning who those were who did not believe, and who it was who would betray him.) 65 And he said, "This is why I told you that no one can come to me unless it is granted him by the Father."
66 After this many of his disciples turned back and no longer walked with him. 67 So Jesus said to the twelve, "Do you want to go away as well?" 68 Simon Peter answered him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, 69 and we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God."
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Wed- Sewing Dresses 9:30-Noon; Ladies Aid meeting noon
Thurs- 1st day of school for Warrenton
Fri- Bible study at Hendershots 7pm
Sat- Men's breakfast 8am
Sun- Adult Bible class 8:15; Worship 9:30; Sunday school 10:45; Voter's meeting 10:45
Pianist- Molly Hendershot
Acolyte- Nova Luebke
Ushers- Lew Feldkamp, Rich Boeger, Brett Nordwald, Scott Schulze
Altar- Set up- Marilyn Foster; Clean Up- Terry McKenzie
Communion assistant- Roy Bohning
Greeters- Mike and Naomi Johnson
Projectionist- Schaumbergs
Lay Reader- Don Nolte
YESTERDAY'S QUIZ:   Who defeated the Babylonians and took over their kingdom?  Cyrus and the Persian empire  539 B.C.
TODAY'S QUIZ:  Where was Ezekiel exiled to?
If you want to help out girls in Africa, you like to sew, and you like good company come up to church today at 9:30!!
I know who isn't coming… Who is?
Menu- Biscuits and gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs, (maybe a surprise!!)
We'll continue studying the history of the LCMS and get into a bit of our own St. John's history.
We will do a "walk through" of the changes to our constitution and bylaws to make sure everything good right and proper,
We will take nominations for several elected Synod positions.
Synod Secretary (ordained)
Synod Board of Directors at large (One lay person, and one commissioned minister of religion
Synod Board of Directors regional (Layperson)
Synod Board for National Missions (One ordained or commissioned)
Synod Board for International Missions (One lay person)
Commission on Theology and Church Relations 9One ordained pastor)
Concordia Historical Institute Board of Governors (Two ordained and one Commissioned or layperson)
Concordia Publishing House Board of directors (Four laypersons)
LCEF Board of Directors (Ordained or Commissioned and Two laypeople)
LCMS Foundation Board of Trustees (One Ordained and one Layperson)
Concordia University System Board of Directors (One ordained)
Concordia University System Board of regents (One ordained, One commissioned, Two laypeople
Seminary Board of Regents (Two ordained, One Commissioned, One Layperson)
They are asking for volunteers and donations to help keep their shelter going.  Please contact Lora Mayor at 456-1186 or email at volunteers@turningpointdvs.com.  There is also a sign up sheet in the narthex.
Back at the beginning of June we started an activity on Wednesday nights called "Disciple Makers'.  It was received well, but because of summer schedules and several other factors, it was not well attended after the first couple weeks.  There were also some things that a few commented on that they didn't enjoy very much and so some suggestions were made along the way to make it more enjoyable and user-friendly.  I have made the suggested adjustments and am ready to get it going again so that it can be the successful program we all want it to be.
                Also, since many of your schedules are such that you can't make it on Wednesday nights during the school year, we are going to offer it on Sundays at 10:45 as well.  It will be a combination of Sunday school and worship with lots of FUN stuff.  It will take the place of the current Sunday school program so you can either come on Sundays or Wednesdays and get the same thing.       
                I love your kids so much, and I want them to know the Bible as well as they are able, so that they can be positive influences in the world and react to the devil's schemes with the confidence that comes from knowing God's will.  To put it simply, if you want your children to be good, strong, confident Christians they MUST be at Disciple Makers WITH you!
                I know how tight your schedules are.  While you should be in both regular worship and Disciple Makers, I understand where that might not be possible all the time.  Understanding this, I have incorporated a bit of worship time into the Disciple Makers weekly schedule.  So if you find that you can't make it for two hours on a Sunday or one hour on Sunday and one on Wednesday, try as hard as you can to make it to at least one hour of Disciple Makers with your kids
                 SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADERS: this is your confirmation class for this year.  Every other year we go through the Scriptures, so this is simply taking the place of "The Story" that we had been using the last several years. 
                HIGH SCHOOLERS: it's never too late to learn the Scriptures like you should, and because many of you are planning on going to the National Youth Gathering in July of 2019, I am expecting you to participate in your faith and be at Disciple Makers as much as possible. 
                PRESCHOOLERS-SIXTH GRADERS: Confirmation really begins the moment your child is baptized, as from little on they need to know the Scriptures.   Disciple Makers is a prime opportunity and tool to grow your kids in the faith. Your kids need to know their Bibles and so do you!  Get them into it!!  Decide that this is going to be the year that you begin a new discipline of learning the Scriptures TOGETHER as a family. 
                Here's a sample schedule so you know what to expect.
5-10 min- Opening with songs or videos or both
20-25 min- Lesson of the Day, this will include all different sorts of learning tools: songs, skits, games, etc.
15-20 min-  age appropriate activity, craft, or game ending with- Family Faith5 and Free time
Always remember that I love you and my only goal is to make sure you're all in heaven with me some day!                               
National Youth Gathering-- July 9-15, 2019-- Minneapolis, MN
Summer isn't even over yet, and I'm already getting excited for next Summer and the National Youth Gathering!!  It's still 11 months away, but there are already things that need to happen and information that I need to gather from all who want to participate. 
Why should you go to the National Youth Gathering?
1. Faith- This once in a lifetime experience will help you grow tremendously in your faith and
                Christian life!
2. Fellowship- Seeing 30,000 other Lutheran Christian youth just like you and growing with your immediate church family is something you'll take with you the rest of your life.
3. Fun. So much fun you'll be exhausted at the end of each day and you'll need a week to recover. (Mass events, Mall of America, Seeing where pastor grew up, downtown Minneapolis is awesome)
If you want to go, Please fill out the necessary worksheets and get them back to me prior to Wednesday, October 17 along with a $100 nonrefundable deposit per individual going.  It is $365 each for registration. The total cost is going to be $925-$1,000 per person depending on a few variables. Only those who are ages 14-19 (going into 9th grade-high school graduates) and only those who have helped with fundraisers or have paid their own way are eligible to go. 
Dates to Remember
September 5- First NYG meeting at 6:30pm—Bring your forms filled out so that Pastor can begin entering information online.  At the meeting I will give you a good idea of what a day at the gathering looks like.
October 17- Official Postmark date for Deposit and official forms (Information for all Gathering Participants plus $100 nonrefundable deposit MUST be in to Pastor.  If you can't afford the whole $100, I will accept five $20 payments.) We must have the correct numbers of people going so we can get the correct number of hotel rooms and so that we don't lose any money. Hotel choice is first come, first served.
January- Confirmations sent out to churches
March 2- registration rate increases.
Early Spring- Hotel info sent out
Early April- Hotel deposit is due
May 1- Full registration payment is due for express registration at gathering
May 29- Last day to add any late registrations
Please make this as easy on me as possible.  I don't want to have to chase you down or continually remind you to get your forms in.  If I don't hear from you about these things and I don't get the necessary form in on time, I will assume that you aren't going and I'll be very sad.   Always remember that Jesus loves you and so do I and both of us want you to grow in your faith as much as possible!  The Gathering is the biggest and best way to make that happen!
Please save your plastic bottle and jugs caps They will need 30 pounds of them.  (water, soda, Gatorade, milk jugs, etc. are accepted.)  There is a receptacle in the narthex or you can just bring them down to the preschool teacher's table in the preschool room. 
Registration is $5 ($50 after 9/10.  Golf tourney is $35.  To go up a day early is an extra $15.  Forms are on the counter in the narthex or go to t3mensretreat.org.
If you'd like a table or know someone who would call Terry @ 456-2888 or Marilyn Foster who is in charge of the event at 456-4195 to reserve your spot!
Would you like to have a sign in your yard promoting the pregnancy options center? 
It simply says:
Need Help?
Call 636-235-1477
Please sign the sign up sheet on the counter in the narthex or reply to this email and I will sign you up. 
You may be eligible to receive money for Little Lambs or Good Shepherd!!  Go to www.thrivent.com/choicedollars to check it out!
For BRENT DAVIS, as he undergoes knee surgery tomorrow to repair a torn meniscus.
For BECKY ELCAN as she recovers from knee replacement surgery in Colorado.
For AL KOSTERS, who is dealing with some heart troubles and dialysis.
For CAROL BOEGER, as she is recovering from knee replacement surgery.
For BETTY TAMELER recovering from knee replacement surgery.
For BUCK HAMPTON, AND MARY WILLIAMS who are all on hospice care.  
For JEANNIE SIEBOLD, DENISE HOOKER (Betty Tameler's daughter),  GEORGE HOESCHER,  as they continue to deal with cancer. 
For CONNER FIGURA going through tech training in the Air Force.
For both DAN DREYER and SAM HARGROVE as they adjust to civilian life and await their next assignments.
For COLTON FIGURA deployed to Turkey for five more months.
For DAVID TATE stationed in Japan, and ALEX WALTERS, stationed in Tennessee.  That God would bless their service to our country and keep them safe as they all await possible deployment.
For CALEB FIGURA AND VINCE MASTERS who are both serving our country in the National Guard and take time out of their lives, jobs, and families to go on duty several times a year.