Saved by Grace. Led by the Spirit. Called to Serve.

Saved by Grace. Led by the Spirit. Called to Serve.

We Invite You to Join Us for Worship! 

SATURDAYS  @  5:00 pm
SUNDAYS  @  8:30 am  &  10:30 am

Watch our online Worship Service from Sunday, October 17:

Watch our online Worship Service from Sunday, October 10:

Watch more Online Worship Services anytime…just visit Our YouTube Channel.

REGULAR WEEKLY UPDATES

Weekly Announcements – October 17
Children’s Bulletin for Pre-Readers – October 17
Children’s Bulletin for Readers – October 17
Weekly Synod Newsletter “What Matters” – Updated Every Thursday

Share your news. If you have something you would like considered for publication in “What  matters”, send it to Assistant to the Bishop for Synodical Life, Deacon Vicki Hanrahan.

ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES

The Veteran’s Outreach Team Needs Donations

The Veteran’s Outreach Team has spearheaded Undie Sunday to support Afghanistan Refugees residing at Fort McCoy, WI. Team Rubicon, a veteran-led resettlement group at Ft McCoy, is coordinating donations with other organizations.  Read More…

Advent By Candlelight – Sunday, December 5

If we are able to safely hold an in-person Advent by Candlelight event, it will be held on Sunday, December 5, 2021, from 6:00-8:00pm. If we are not able to safely hold the event in person, we will plan on providing materials for you to observe the day in your own home. Please plan on joining us either way!

Can You Lend a Hand?

We are in need of someone to deliver our food donations to the food pantry each month, as well as to collect and total our monthly Bill’s receipts.  Read More…

St. John’s Fellowship Coffee Hour Sign Up

Choose a date that fits your schedule! Grab a friend and host together! Hosting Fellowship Coffee consists of preparing the serving space with coffee, tea, cups, condiments, and your provided treats (about 5-6 dozen items needed). St. John’s also provides child-friendly snacks and juice boxes. Coffee is provided as well – if you need assistance, or instructions, in preparing the coffee, just let the church office know at 608.291.4311. Clean up after fellowship is simple. 

Sign up Here to Host Coffee Fellowship on Sunday Mornings!

Music Group Rehearsal Times

WEDNESDAYS

6:30 pm – 7:15 pm Chimes of Praise
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Chancel Choir

THURSDAYS

7:00 pm – 8:45 pm Soulvation Praise Band – Singers and Instrumentalists

Interested in joining one or more music groups?  All experience levels are welcome!  Contact Music Director, Ondra Williams.

Military Veterans Recognition Dinner – November 13

The Veterans Outreach Committee is planning to resume recognition of military veterans this fall on Saturday evening, November 13, following the 5:00 p.m. worship service. Read More…

October Birthdays and Anniversaries

Your continued financial giving is important to the health of our congregation, our synod, and the church at large, especially as we navigate through the pandemic. Your generosity is appreciated as we work together to continue our mission. Here are several easy ways for you to get offerings to St. John’s:
 
1) Mail your offerings to the church office. – 625 E. Netherwood St. Oregon, WI 53575
2) Automatic Giving – call the church office at 608-291-4311 and leave a message for Shirley Schiffner. She will return your call and assist you in signing up for auto giving.
3) Venmo
4) It’s also easy to Give Online

ABOUT ST. JOHN’S


Our Denomination:
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

Our Synod: South-Central Synod of Wisconsin

Our Mission: “Saved by Grace — Led by the Spirit — Called to Serve”

Our Vision: In the context of Oregon and our local community, we, the people of St. John’s Lutheran Church, are called to…

    • welcome all persons into a life in Christ, fostering acceptance and love in the Spirit. (Community/Evangelism)

    • offer our diverse community varied Christ-centered worship opportunities that celebrate God’s grace and that affirm, educate, inspire and challenge us in our daily lives. (Worship)

    • teach the Good News of Christ and challenge (encourage) children, youth,  and adults to grow in their spiritual lives. (Education)

    • recognize and share our material and spiritual resources to serve God through church and community. (Service/Stewardship)

CONTACT INFORMATION

625 E. Netherwood St. in Oregon, WI  53575

608-291-4311

(for emergencies, please leave a message)

OFFICE HOURS

Monday – Thursday  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

OUR STAFF

Naomi Garber – Interim Pastor

Laura McGoveran – Coordinator for Congregational Life

Ondra Williams – Director of Worship and Music

OPEN POSITION – Director of Youth, Family, and Education Ministries

Shirley Schiffner – Financial Director

David Klarich – Technical Director

Barb Daane – Office Assistant

Chris Staveness – Building & Grounds Maintenance

Read About Our Staff

Remember…
Whoever you are, and However you come…
There is always a place for you at St. John’s.

[If you have any submissions or questions for the Weekly Announcement Bulletin, please contact the office at 608.291.4311, or email Barb Daane by 4PM each Tuesday.  If changes are needed on this web page, please contact Laura McGoveran or Sheryl Lindmeier]