Christmas Eve Services

All invited -

Christmas Eve Worship Services

Wednesday, December 24th

3:00pm – German Christmas Carol Service with Holy Communion

7:30pm – Sunday School Christmas Eve Program, “The Twelve Days of Christmas”

11:00pm – Festive Candlelight Service with Holy Communion

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St. John’s Ski Trip!

Join St. John’s on Feb. 16th for a fun filled day of skiing and snowboarding at Caberfae Peaks in Cadillac.  

The price is $50 which includes, bus ride, day ski pass, ski rental, and group ski lesson. Snowboard rental is an extra $8 and helmet rental is an extra $3.

This trip is for all ages (13 years old and under need an adult). We will load the charter bus at 5:00 AM in the St. John’s parking lot (8805 Austin Road, Bridgewater, MI 48115) and return to St. John’s around 8:30.

 

Please fill out the following forms for your family/group and mail to St John’s church.  (Note Everyone must fill out a separate St John’s liability form.)

 

-St. John’s Liability waiver

-Contact form

-Caberfae Peaks rental form and liability waiver 

 

All forms and money must be turned in or mailed to St. John’s by January 16th 2015

 

FAQ:

1) What if I want to snowboard? YES!!!  Snowboard rental is an extra $8.

2) What if I have my own gear? Great! We can take your gear up on the bus, but the cost is still $50.

3)Do I need a helmet? A helmet is recommended, you can rent one for an extra $3.

4)What ages are allowed? Anyone is allowed as long as any unaccompanied youth is 14 years old or older.

5) What if I don’t want to ski or snowboard? Come anyway and watch your friends and hang out at the lodge. The price for non-skiers is $35 to pay your bus fare.

6) What do I need to bring? Click here for a list of things you may want to bring

If you have any questions at all please reach out to Kreg Norgaard:

734 646 6165

Kreg@HuronBuilding.com

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Advent by Candlelight

All women invited to our Advent by Candlelight.  This year it will be held on Saturday, December 6th at 4:00pm.  Sign-up sheets for tables are available in the overflow room.  Decorate a table and ask some friends to share with us the preparation for the advent season.  All women of St. John’s are asked to either a bring dessert or appetizer that will feed 12.  Any questions, please see Shirley Kruger

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Thanksgiving Dinner

The Mary Martha Circle with the help of the Men’s Group will be sponsoring a free Thanksgiving Dinner for the entire congregation on Sunday, November 16th after services.  Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls and beverages will be furnished.  Families attending are asked to bring a salad, vegetable or dessert.  Please RSVP to Sue Weidmayer or Louise St. Clair by November 9th if you plan on attending.

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Trunk ‘r’ Treat!

St. John’s 4th Annual Trunk ‘r’ Treat on Sat. October 25th, 2014.

4-6 pm

Not so Spooky Alternative to Trick or Treat!

Refreshments provided.  BONFIRE, GAMES, Costumes are encouraged!!  Community is Welcome

St. John’s Church

8805 Austin Rd. Bridgewater

Trunk ‘r Treat Flyer

 

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Beth Moore Women’s Bible Study

Once again, St. John’s will be hosting a Beth Moore Women’s Bible Study.  The first meeting is October 21st at 7:00 pm. and will meet every other Tuesday thereafter.  If interested please contact Deb Ellison to order a study guide.

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Blanket Sunday/Fellowship Circle Baked Potato Bar

Next Sunday, October 5th is Blanket Sunday.   Donations of blankets or money will be sent to Lutheran World Relief.

The Fellowship Circle is sponsoring a Baked Potato Bar lunch.  The menu is baked potatoes with all the toppings, tossed salad, and cake with ice cream (and toppings).  Please sign-up on the board in the overflow room if you plan to attend.  That will help determine how much to fix.  A free will offering will go to the Fellowship Circle.

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Bridgewater Days

Bridgewater Days – Saturday July 26th 8:00am-12:00pm.  The Mary Martha Circle will be hosting a bake sale, bazaar, garden sale under the pavilion at the church.  Come out and enjoy Bridgewater Days and stop by the church and chat with the ladies!!

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St. John’s Relay for Life Team

St. John’s Team at Relay for Life did an awesome job again this year!  So far we have raised over $3,900. and the total is still not in!  Our team is ranked #5 out of 19 teams.  Way to go St. John’s!!  Despite the weather people were walking all hours day and night.  We had two big storms go through on Saturday and early Sunday morning, we were told to pick up and move earlier than we had planned.  This was disappointing to say the least.  We want to thank everyone who donated to the American Cancer Society, whether it was a monetary donation, baked goods or crafts for our sale, and by showing up to walk or rock for a cure!  Thank you to our survivors and to everyone who showed their support for our team.  You can be very proud of our church!

Carol Wild & Sue Eversole, Co-Captains

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Fundraiser/Picnic/Ice Cream Social

On Sunday, July 13th come and meet Pastoral Candidate Mario Alejandre and his wife Tera.

Join us after services for a Fundraiser/Picnic/Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Fellowship Circle.  The Fellowship Circle will be furnishing hot dogs, hamburgers, condiments, chips, potato salad, mac n cheese, lemonade and water.  After the meal an ice cream bar will be provided for all to enjoy.  A free-will offering will be accepted.

Come and join us for a very special day!!!

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