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Saint John's Lutheran Church

“A Family of Disciples, Faithfully Making Christ Known”


Sunday Worship : 10:30 a.m.
Sunday School for All Ages : 9:00 a.m.


Summer Sunday Worship : 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School returns September 16, 9:00 a.m.


Sunday Worship : 10:30 a.m.
Sunday School for All Ages : 9:00 a.m.

106 Scheid Road
Sandusky, Ohio
419-625-2192



· The Year of Prayer Memory Verse ·


Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. ~ Philippians 4:6



 Parish Worship
 
The Season of Discipleship

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

August 19 at 9:30 a.m.


I am the living bread that came down from heaven,
and the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.

1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14 • Psalm 111:1-10 • Ephesians 5:15-20 • John 6:51-58


  

 Parish Calendar
Faith Active Through Love

 Parish Events
With Grace Unbounded
 

Grounded in Prayer


Have you ever wondered about prayer? Due to enthusiastic response, we will gather for a third prayer group from July 25th through August 29th. Please join Pastor Stacy in a time in intentional prayer.

We will gather every Wednesday for six weeks at Barry Bagels on Milan Road at 10;30 AM. We will covenant to pray each day, to read Scripture, and to talk together."

Please let her know if you have additional questions.

 

Sweet Corn Picking


It’s time to pick corn again!

Please join us Tuesday, August 14th at 9 in the field behind the church building.

No experience is necessary and all help is appreciated.

 

Giving Garden Sweet Corn Potluck

Monday, August 20th will be the Firelands Lutherans Active in Mission's Second Annual Giving Garden Sweet Corn Potluck. Let's Celebrate the success of the Giving Garden.

Zion, Huron will serve as host.

There will be plenty of sweet corn & hot dogs. Drinks and place settings will be provided. Bring a dish to share and enjoy an evening of fellowship as we thank God for the bounty of FLAMe's Giving Garden. Everyone is welcome!

This is one way we can thank the folks who have labored in the garden working to feed the hungry in our communities.

A sign-up sheet with details is ready on the Welcome Table." Everyone is welcome!

The Giving Garden is doing great, but there is always a need for more help. Contact Jeff Justi at jjusti.jj@gmail.com .

 

Music and Worship Ministry Picnic

Choir members, Worship Team and all who would like to be part of the music ministry of St. John’s are invited to attend a close of summer picnic for an evening of fellowship, brainstorming and visioning for the Fall.

Picnic will be held at the home of Chuck and Sandy Thompson, 2009 Jeffries Rd. Huron on Wednesday, August 22nd at 6:00 p.m.

Meat and drinks will be provided, please bring a side dish to share. .

 


 





 





 





 





Rally Day Weekend

Worship

September 9th is Rally Day! Please join us for a festive worship service, a delicious and famous St. John's potluck, and fun-filled activities. This is a great start for our fall and winter programs, but it's even better when you are part of it.

Worship will be at 10:30 at St. John's, lunch and games will follow. Drinks and table service are provided. You are invited to bring a dish to share.

Rally Day Volunteers: We need special volunteers for our rally day worship service on September 9th. Would you consider serving? If you have never ushered or read before, this is the perfect time to see if you would enjoy it! There is a special sign-up list on the welcome table or you can contact Sandy or Pastor Stacy.

Baking Challenge On the welcome table you will find information about a BAKING CHALLENGE for the summer! Sign in, grab a recipe, do your research and bake your cookies. This is a great team project for the family. Bring a sample of your cookies (a dozen) to Rally Day for judging! Prizes for the winner!



"God’s work. Our hands” Sunday!


Zion Huron will offer A Community Meal at the Huron Laundromat parking lot from 12 to 3 pm on Sunday, Sept. 9. Not only is a meal provided, but also the necessary money and supplies for washing and drying clothes and linens at the laundromat.

As part of our God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday, we are providing ten dozen cookies or cupcakes to this Love at the Laundromat event. Are you able to make a dozen or two?

The desserts are needed on September 8 so they are ready to be served on Sunday at Love at the Laundromat.

A sign-up sheet is on the welcome table. Thank you!

If you are interested in helping in any other way, please contact Sheila Preston, 419-433-8501 for further information.

 

Sunday School for all ages!


Sunday, September 16th, Sunday School resumes. Join us for Sunday School each Sunday from 9 -10 am .

Parents plan to bring your children for a time to learn about Jesus and each other. Bring a friend!

 

Supper Club Begins Again


Join us at 6:pm for dinner. We will return again to the Camp Street Tavern where we had such good food last year.

On Thursday nights the special is meat loaf, but it's only one of many menu choices. Everything is homemade and tasty indeed.

If you would like the meat loaf, indicate that on the signup sheet beside your name. That way we can be sure there will be enough for everyone who wants it.

The signup sheet is now on the Welcome Table. Signup for food, friendship, fun, and fellowship. ~ Kathy Strayer .

 

Council Calls Congregational Meeting


On September 30th there will be a special congregational meeting at which time the St. John’s Union Corner’s Endowment Fund will be presented, discussed and recommended for a congregational vote. This meeting will follow the worship service. Please save the date and plan to be present.

2nd Tuesday Small Groups

Every second Tuesday of the month you are invited to be a part of one of our small groups. We meet for prayer, Scripture, fellowship, and food. Would you like to participate? Currently, there are two groups:

  1. The Adult 2nd Tuesday Small Group is for people of any age and meets in various homes. This group will meet as on September 11th at the home of Ron and Melinda Zorn. Appetizers are provided and you are invited to bring a dessert to share.
  2. The Young Family 2nd Tuesday Small Group meets at the parsonage where kid-friendly dinners are provided.

Please sign up on the welcome table.

Monthly Dinner Church

Dinner church will not meet in August but will return on the fourth Wednesday in September.

You are invited to the monthly fellowship of Dinner Church - a potluck dinner and prayer time that begins at 6 pm. in the basement of the church.

At 7 p.m. we will have a short, conversational worship service.

This is very kid friendly, and people of all ages can enjoy it.



 Parish Pictures
Our Faces and Places

Kylie Ross wins Champion Trophy
in Showmanship Class.
Congratulation!




Wow! With the help over over twenty volunteers the giving garden yielded almost five full truckloads of corn, cabbage, beans, and zucchini. All the trucks were taken to different local food banks. There will be more picking on August 14th.


St. John’s Scholarships Recipients:

  1. Catherine Wilson, BGSU Firelands Respiratory Therapy - one semester
  2. Kassidy Burdue, Lorain Community College Dental Hygiene - full time
  3. Spencer Shupe, Freshman, Terra State Community College, Major Electrical

Thank you to the members of St. John’s for their generosity in supporting our youth to further their education.


 Parish Partners
Sharing in the Body of Christ
FLAMe: Calendar

Jun 8
Bowling Green, 2018 Synod Assembly “Year of Purposeful Prayer”.
Jun 11
Zion, Huron, 7-8 PM, Life Tree Café, “Make the Most of Your Life”.
Jun 14
St. Paul, 6:00-7:30 PM, JOY Time, night of faith and fun for adults with developmental disabilities.
Jun 18
Zion, Huron, June 18-22, Lutheran Outdoor Ministry of Ohio, Day Camp, (sponsored by both Zion-H and St. John’s).
Jun 26
St. Paul, 4 PM, ELCA Youth Sendoff.
Jun 27
June 27th-July 1st: Houston, TX, ELCA Youth Gathering.

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Saint John's is a member of a coalition of Lutheran churches who have been working together since 2003 to make Christ known and facilitate God's mission to our community and in this world. This partnership, formerly called SALM and now called FLAMe, includes Saint John’s, Bellevue; Grace, Castalia; Zion, Huron; Saint Peter, Norwalk; and Saint John's, Saint Paul, Trinity, and Zion congregations in Sandusky.




153 Years  :  Rejoice, Renew, Reach Out  :  1865-2018

Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Union Corners
106 Scheid Road, Sandusky Ohio 44870 : 419-625-2192
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