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This Week's Announcements


St. John Lutheran Church


Weekly Happenings




Sunday, April 15th                   Sunday School – 9:00 a.m.


Holy Communion – 10:00 a.m.


Council Meeting – after worship


Dayton Mennonite Fellowship – 6:00-8:30 p.m., Lounge




Monday, April 16th                   Boy Scouts – 6:30-9:00 p.m., FH


                                                Bible Study – 7:00 p.m., Lounge




Tuesday, April 17th                   Book Group – 2:00 p.m.


                                                Girl Scouts – 6:00-8:00 p.m., upstairs classroom


                                                Scout Venture Group – 6:00-8:00 p.m., LL


                                                Cub Scouts – 6:30-9:00 p.m., FH




Wednesday, April 18th              Busy Bees – 10:00-12:00 p.m., LL


Handbells – 6:00 p.m.


Townley – 7:00-9:00 p.m., FH


Gallery Choir – 7:30 p.m.




Thursday, April 19th                AA Meeting – 10:00-12:00 p.m., LL


                                                Girl Scouts – 6:00-8:00 p.m., FH


                                                MOPS Steering Committee Meeting – 7:00 p.m., Lounge




Friday, April 20th                      AA Meeting – 8:30 p.m., LL


                                                Townley – 5:00 p.m., FH




Saturday, April 21st                 Vandalia Youth Theatre – 9:00-2:00 p.m., FH


                                                Ross – all day, LL




Sunday, April 22nd                   Sunday School – 9:00 a.m.


Holy Communion – 10:00 a.m.


Girl Scouts – 5:45-7:45 p.m., FH


Girl Scouts – 6:00-8:00 p.m., LL






Happy Birthday


Mae Hansen              4/18


Katie Jordan             4/19




Happy Anniversary


Steve & Marcia Harsman4/20


Stan & Connie Kersey            4/20


Craig & Mary Sutton              4/21



Reading for April 22nd:


FIRST READING:     Acts 4:5-12


SECOND READING:  1 John 3:16-24


GOSPEL:  John 10:11-18







If you sign up to sponsor Altar Flowers after the Tidings has already been sent out, please leave a note on the desk in the church office or email Emily at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This way the listing in the bulletin will be correct. Thank you.



April 22nd               

10:00 a.m.




Charles & Elaine Moses


Tammy Wendeln

Assisting Minister

Becky Betts

Communion Stewards

Becky Betts, Elaine Moses, Alice Fae Detert




Daniel & Sam Pierron, Joel Kempton

Money Counters                       

Mary Sutton, Stephanie Pierron, Connie Kempton

Altar Guild Coordinators


The Altar Flowers for April 22nd are sponsored by Patty Kopp in memory of Rob.




The Busy Bees will meet Wednesday, April 18th in the Luther Lodge from 10:00 a.m. until noon.




If you are interested in sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting or if you have any questions contact Sarah Noland at 937-371-8306.




The Handbell Choir will rehearse on


Wednesday, April 18th, at 6:00 p.m.  


**********************************************************A fundraiser to benefit the St. John Nursery Update will be held on Saturday, April 28th. This year’s raffle will include items for adults and children. The menu will be “Breakfast for Dinner”. The cost is $10/person with a family max of $35. To buy tickets or to ask questions please see Caitlyn Brinkman.






Updated lists are located on the shopping cart in the entrance hallway.







Better moms make a better world.


Raising tiny humans is exhausting, take a load off, join now! 


Our sisterhood enjoys guest speakers on topics chosen by our members. Each meeting includes discussion time and crafts/service projects. We schedule Mom nights out and playdates throughout the year.


The MOPS group meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 


6:00-8:15 p.m., September – May- Free childcare provided


Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Caitlyn Brinkman at 937-559-4829.

MOPS and MOMSnext is designed for mothers who are expecting through children in grade school.

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