Dateline Townsend: Thursday, April 18, 2019

DALE GREENWOOD  memorial service was attended by 100.  Pastor talked of Dale's faith and his service to the Lord through his involvement in the ministries of St. John.

PRAYERS for Deb Wycherley, recovering from shoulder surgery, learning how to use all the pain mitigation equipment.

CHOIR rehearses for Holy Week services and Easter at a special practice this afternoon at 5:30.

HOLY WEEK services are tonight, Maundy Thursday,  7 pm, Good Friday, 7 pm.  No Saturday Service.  Easter Sunday 7 and 10 am with Men's breakfast served after the early service.

MEN VOLUNTEERS are asked to come to church Saturday at 8 am to set up and prepare for the Easter breakfast.

BREAKFAST BIBLE CLASS  topic on "Angels" continues next Wednesday at 7 am.  The topic will be "Who Created the Angels and Why."

SUNDAY SCHOOL children are invited to a special scenery painting session at church Saturday 10-noon.  The scenery includes the painting of a whale, hillside, and clay brick houses for the musical play "Jivin' Jonah" which will be performed in church May 18 and 19.

TABOR LUTHERAN in Mountain is hosting a bell choir from Oconto Saturday, April 27, at 11 am. A luncheon follows. If interested in attending, please call Scott.

IN MEMORIAM  Richard Pintsch passed to eternal life on this date in 2013.  The annual R.O. Pintsch Walk is Saturday, April 27.  Call Vicki for details: 715-850-0188.

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THRIVENT ADVOCATES met recently and appropriated $1000 to the tent rental for the June 8 and 9 outdoor services and activities. They also gave $500 to the youth for the national gathering in Minneapolis in July.  Several Thrivent members designated their choice dollars to various ministries in our congregation, and those requests were also honored.

100TH ANNIVERSARY Committee has put together a series of events marking the centenniel of our church.  Some events scheduled are a Sunday School musical play, Jivin' Jonah, May 18-19; tent service with ice cream social and polka dancing ,June 8; Cemetery walk, August 17; One Hundred Hours of Bible Reading and Prayer, late August; Anniversary service and brunch October 13.  A community choir concert will be held on Saturday, November 2, 5:30 pm in lieu of the Saturday evening worship service.