It’s Time to Celebrate

Join us this Sunday, March 1st for Pastor Drex Morton’s first official Sunday with us!!!   We look forward to welcoming him and his family.

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Euchre Night!

St. John’s Lutheran Church of Bridgewater invites card players of all types for a fun night of Euchre and Family Games.

Join us on March 21st from 7 – 10 p.m. for a fun night of Euchre.  Dominoes, board games and supervised games for children will be provided.  All welcome!!!!  Come out of the Cold – and into the Fun!!

Drinks and Snacks will be provided.

All ages and skill levels welcome.  Bring a partner or a friend who wants to learn!


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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



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

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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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