If you are a current acolyte, or want to be one, come to a training/refresher on Sunday, February 19, immediately following the worship service. Contact Miriam Anderson if you have questions or if you can’t attend.  


A Thrivent Financial event is planned for Sunday, February 19. Tom Brookes from Thrivent will be at First Lutheran to discuss Thrivent choice dollars and action team money. A light lunch will be provided and Tom will discuss how we can use Thrivent dollars to help grow our church and serve others. Please mark your … [Read more…]

Folk Arts is Back!

You are invited to come at 7pm, the last Thursday of the month (January 26, 2017) to the Parish House Lower Level. Miriam Anderson and Wanda Esping will twine rugs again. Work on your own project or just have fun!  


The Ignite confirmation event is on Wednesday, January 25th, from 6:15 – 8pm, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Davenport. Contact Angie Harrell for more information. Carpooling is available; if you want a ride to this event, please be at the St. John’s parking lot no later than 5:45pm.  


The confirmation classes have changed dates. Classes will start Wednesday, January 25, at the Ignite youth event. I will be giving each family a new schedule for this eight-week session. Angie Harrell, Learning Chair  


The Learning chair and council looked at the budget for next year and decided the nursery assistant position was no longer needed at this time. We could look at this option in the future if the need arises. Please plan accordingly if you have young children, as there will be no supervision during church services.  … [Read more…]