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This Week's Announcements


St. John Lutheran Church


Weekly Happenings




Sunday, Feb. 18th                     Sunday School – 9:00 a.m.


Holy Communion – 10:00 a.m.


Council Meeting – after worship, FH


McTaggart – all day, LL


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




Monday, Feb. 19th                     TIDINGS DEADLINE – NOON


Boy Scouts – 6:30-9:00 p.m., FH


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


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




Tuesday, Feb. 20th                    Book Group – 2:00 p.m.


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




Wednesday, Feb. 21st                Handbells – 6:00 p.m.


                                                EVENING LENTEN WORHSIP – 7:00 P.M.


                                                Gallery Choir – after worship




Thursday, Feb. 22nd                 AA Meeting – 10:00-12:00 p.m., LL


                                                MOPS – 6:00-8:15 p.m., FH, Nursery, Downstairs Classroom




Friday, Feb. 23rd                       AA Meeting – 8:30 p.m., LL




Saturday, Feb. 24th                  Archer – all day, LL




Sunday, Feb. 25th                      Sunday School – 9:00 a.m.


Holy Communion – 10:00 a.m.


Sutton – 11:00-5:00 p.m., LL


Girl Scouts – 5:45-7:45 p.m., FH


Girl Scouts – 6:00-8:00 p.m., LL


Readings for February 25th:


FIRST READING:  Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16


SECOND READING:  Romans 4:13-25


GOSPEL:  Mark 8:31-38















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.



February 25th             

10:00 a.m.




Carol Wasch


David Murray

Assisting Minister

Becky Betts

Communion Stewards

Becky Betts, Patty Kopp, Dave Ahner





Money Counters                       

David Murray, Linda Murray, Alice Fae Detert

Altar Guild Coordinators


The Altar Flowers for February 25th are sponsored by Mary Sutton in honor of Piper’s 3rd birthday.


If you haven’t already, please pick up a 2018 Time & Talent (God’s Work – Our Hands) sheet to fill out. They are located on the shelf in the entrance hallway. If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to Pastor Santiago or call the church office at 898-5656 and speak with Emily.










VBS 2018Summer will be here before we know it so Vacation Bible School planning is in the works.  If anyone is interested in helping plan for VBS or helping during VBS please see Caitlyn Brinkman.  VBS will kick-off this year on June 17th with a special Father’s Day dessert, more details to come, and end with a walk in the Air Show Parade on June 22nd. 




The Food Focus for February is









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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