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This Week's Announcements


St. John Lutheran Church


Weekly Happenings



CONTINUING PRAYERS:   Please keep the following people in your prayers as they continue to struggle with their long-term concerns: Dave & Paulette Ahner, Pat Buckwalter and her husband Ken, Kim Clauser, Alice Fae Detert, Grace and Ray Jones, Nora Mendenhall, June Frantz, Dave Forbes, Paul Geraci, Jean Harman, Joel Kempton, Mark Kish, the Moreland family, Betty Murray, Shirlee Murray, Kevin Nickel, Marlene Parrott, June Ray, Lisa Smith, Dawn Snyder, and Susan Tully.


Miami Valley Meals




new selection of Miami Valley meals has been delivered.  The meals are single-serve portions and are packaged in microwavable containers. The packaging includes instructions on heating and the contents of the meal. Please feel free to use meals as needed.  The meals will be placed in the chest freezer in the church kitchen.  Please log the number of meals taken and the date. Contact Laura Young or Jennifer Knepper if you have any questions.










The Food Pantry is also in need of the following items:


Cans of Chicken and/or Tuna and cans of spaghetti & meatballs.




Youth Ministry and Mentoring


A Presentation for ALL St. John’s Members


Presented by Gary Pecuch-Synod Youth Ministry Church Coach




Bolstering our youth ministry was one of the initiatives put forth during our Faithful Stewards of God’s Grace Stewardship campaign. We have invited Gary Pecuch from the synod to come and give us some information and suggestions on how we can do more to support our young people. He is an interesting and engaging speaker, and we need ALL members to consider attending.




Please join us on: Thursday, May 12


Dinner: 5:00 p.m.


Presentation: 6:00 p.m.




If you cannot make it in time for dinner, please feel free to come to the presentation.




Please RSVP for dinner by filling out the flyer that will be included in Sundays’ bulletins or e-mail or call Ellen Jordan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 937-898-8335




Questions can be directed to Ellen Jordan or Pastor Benjamin.


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