Sorry! I got my files confused. I hope those who opened that last email enjoyed that graduation picture of my nephew Nick.
Attached is the actual newsletter!
Jennifer Hoelscher passed away late last evening. She is the daughter of Walter and Regina Hoelscher. She died from very troublesome intestinal illness that she's had for the last few years.
Her visitation and funeral will be at Martin Funeral Home on Monday, May 6
Burial- Jonesburg Cemetery
Pastor Gary Ellul from St. Paul's in Jonesburg will be officiating the funeral.
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DEVOTION: John 21:1-19 English Standard Version (ESV)
Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples
21 After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way. 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter said to them, "I am going fishing." They said to him, "We will go with you." They went out and got into the boat, but that night they caught nothing.
4 Just as day was breaking, Jesus stood on the shore; yet the disciples did not know that it was Jesus. 5 Jesus said to them, "Children, do you have any fish?" They answered him, "No." 6 He said to them, "Cast the net on the right side of the boat, and you will find some." So they cast it, and now they were not able to haul it in, because of the quantity of fish.7 That disciple whom Jesus loved therefore said to Peter, "It is the Lord!" When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment, for he was stripped for work, and threw himself into the sea.8 The other disciples came in the boat, dragging the net full of fish, for they were not far from the land, but about a hundred yards[a] off.
9 When they got out on land, they saw a charcoal fire in place, with fish laid out on it, and bread. 10 Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish that you have just caught." 11 So Simon Peter went aboard and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish, 153 of them. And although there were so many, the net was not torn. 12 Jesus said to them, "Come and have breakfast." Now none of the disciples dared ask him, "Who are you?" They knew it was the Lord. 13 Jesus came and took the bread and gave it to them, and so with the fish. 14 This was now the third time that Jesus was revealed to the disciples after he was raised from the dead.
Jesus and Peter
15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs." 16 He said to him a second time, "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Tend my sheep." 17 He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" Peter was grieved because he said to him the third time, "Do you love me?" and he said to him, "Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you." Jesus said to him, "Feed my sheep. 18 Truly, truly, I say to you, when you were young, you used to dress yourself and walk wherever you wanted, but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will dress you and carry you where you do not want to go." 19 (This he said to show by what kind of death he was to glorify God.) And after saying this he said to him, "Follow me."
Wed-Worship 11am; Lunch 11:30; Addition Plan Unveiling and Potluck Supper 6pm
Thurs- National Day of Prayer Breakfast 6:15; Prayer Service 7-7:30am; Alzheimer's Support Group 1pm
Sun- Worship 9; Fellowship; Adult Bible Study and Sunday School 10:15; Worship 10:45
Organist- Barb Dreyer
Acolyte- Dulci Rahn
Ushers- Alan Hofeldt Tim Linke, Gary Hoelscher, Paul Brockfeld
Communion assistant- Al Benton
Lay Reader- Karen Benton
Projectionist- No projection—Pastor will be gone
Altar set up- Don Hance
Tellers- Team #1
Organist- Barb Dreyer
Acolyte- Cierra Figura
Worship Assistant- Randy Fischer
Projectionist- No projectionist
Acolyte- Loren Howard
Worship Assistant- Steve Mauch
Projectionist- Toni Mauch
Altar Clean Up- Pam Linke
YESTERDAY'S QUIZ: What Psalm was set to the tune of "The Death of the Son"? (From Pat King)
This is pretty easy too. Psalm 9.
And here's an interesting article I found about it:
It's a bit long, but worth the read, for inquiring minds who want to know.
TODAY'S QUIZ: List some Psalms of praise.
TWO EVENTS TODAY AND ONE TOMORROW MORNING!
MONTHLY MIDWEEK/MIDDAY WORSHIP SERVICE AND LUNCH, TODAY, MAY 1 AT 11AM WITH LUNCH AT 11:30!!!
This service is specifically for those who have a hard time making it on Sunday mornings and who can't drive at night. Bring your family and friends!!
BUILDING ADDITION PLAN UNVEILING AND POTLUCK SUPPER, TONIGHT, MAY 1 AT 6PM!!
Please make plans to bring a dish for supper, and see the architectural plans that Nathan Rauh has prepared for us!! It will be a night to get excited about the plans that Jesus has for St. John's and all he will do in and through us to bring the lost souls of Warrenton to Himself!
NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER BREAKFAST AND WORSHIP WILL BE THURSDAY, MAY 2!!
Breakfast will be 6:15-7am
Prayer service will be 7-7:30am
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD AND JOIN US!!!
NEWS AND NOTES:
TWO FAMILIES NEED TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR THE MONTH OF MAY!!
If you can help out, please bring a check to either Terry in the church office or directly to Little Lambs during the week, or you can put it in the offering plate, but if you do that, make sure it is clearly marked for Little Lambs tuition!!
ST. JOHN'S ATTITUDE TOWARDS CHILDREN IN WORSHIP AND WHAT WE PROVIDE FOR THEM AND THEIR FAMILIES!!
We love kids and St. John's and we love having them in worship with us. We love hearing their voices and seeing them enjoying it all. Please bring them! We want to see them there even when they're a little squirrely. Here are some things that we provide for all of our children on Sunday mornings!
- Busy bags- These are bags filled with fun things to play with and things to color and draw. They are hanging on the coat rack near the door.
- Activity Sheets- Along with the bulletins for the adults there are activity sheets for the kids. Sometimes adults like to use them too.
- A "cry" room. If your kids get too restless and antsy and you need a break from trying to hold them down or keep them quiet, the room right next door "the overflow" is reserved for you to take them. The wall is insulated and mostly soundproof so use it as much and as often as you want. Soon we will have some toys and things to calm them down.
- Children's messages- During all of our worship services at which there are enough kids present, pastor has them come up front to teach them the lesson of the day. They usually get a little treat when they come up.
- Sunday school- After our first service at 10:15 and during the 10:45 service a Sunday school teacher will take the kids to a Sunday school room and teach them a special lesson after the Children's message.
Spread the word and let your kids and grandkids know about this!
QUILT RAFFLE TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!! CALL OR COME BY THE CHURCH OFFICE TO PURCHASE THEM FROM TERRY OR ONE OF THE QUILTERS WHEN YOU SEE THEM!
THE PLASTIC CAP DRIVE IS OVER!!
Little Lambs does NOT need any more plastic caps! Please recycle them on your own from now on!
OPERATION BACKPACK FOOD FOR APRIL IS SOUP AND RAMEN NOODLES.
CHECK YOUR MAILBOXES AND THE SHELVES BELOW THEM FOR YOUR OFFERING ENVELOPES!!!
Some of you haven't emptied your church mailboxes in a while. Others of you might not even know that you have a mailbox. If you are an adult member of St. John's you have a church mailbox! Your copy of the new constitution is in your mailbox and your 2019 offering envelopes are on the shelves underneath the mailboxes. Get your stuff!!!
For JOHN HOENIG, He was hit in the face by a steel beam at work today. He has a broken jaw and cracked wisdom tooth. He'll have surgery when the swelling goes down and jaw will be wired for 7 weeks.
For JENNIFER HOELSCHER, as she remains hospitalized at Barnes Hospital St. Louis. .
For those dealing with cancer and treatments ALAN HOFELDT, RAY STARK, HAROLD ANDERSON, JOHN MORRIS, father in law of Elise Morris; GEORGE HOELSCHER, MARILYN FOSTER, PASTOR RON LEHENBAUER, MARY BREUER, MARI GILB, both friends of Sandy Robine, Toni Mauch's brother RAY KOLN, and hundreds of others who are dealing with this dreaded disease. That God would provide healing and relief, but that God would also work through the pain and suffering to bring faith and in crease faith in those who need it. .
For DIANNE FELDKAMP'S SISTER, DONNA MAYES, who has been diagnosed with ALS, and her other sister, DEBBIE BURGER, who has been diagnosed with Grave's disease.
PRAYERS FOR OUR MILITARY PERSONNEL:
For COLTON FIGURA AND DANNY DREYER who are both home but remain on active duty in the military.
For CONNER FIGURA going through tech training for the Air Force. .
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