Special Announcements

ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH UPDATES

Announcements for November 2022

Contact For Hall Rental

If you are interested in renting the fellowship hall or annex please contact, Church Council Member; President – Jan Perry (979)777-6888 
A contract must be filled out for each rental for insurance purposes.
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Announcements for October 2022

Garage Sale at St John Lutheran Church. (Has been Re-scheduled)
Dates and Times:
Drop Off Items at Church: Starting November 02
Garage Sale: Friday November 04 and Saturday November 05 from 7:30AM to 3:00PM
Pick up some real bargains.
Address:
8235 FM 141
Dime Box, TX 77853

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Announcements for September 2022

Confirmation Class
Confirmation Class will start on September 11 for 7th graders and up.
Class will begin during Sunday School time (10:30 PM) each Sunday.

Announcements for August 2022

August 14 – Back-to-School fish fry and ice cream social.
Meet at Dime Box High School at 4:30 PM for prayer walk-through
and then meet at church around 5:30 PM for fish fry and ice cream social.

Due to insurance and a changing environment, council has decided the time has come to keep Church buildings locked.
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Announcements for July 2022

Family Movie Night: Wednesday, July 6, with Pot Luck Dinner starting at 6:00PM.
Movie Title: American Underdog, featuring Kurt Warner and his struggles in the NFL.
Everyone in the community is invited.

Location: Church Fellowship Hall
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Hope all of our church family is doing well!  After the church service Sunday morning (Aug 22, 2021) all of you are encouraged to stay and have refreshments in the fellowship hall during a two-part session on Martin Luther’s, “A Simple Way to Pray” facilitated by Shiloh Perry with Pastor Craig’s assistance.  The first session will be this Sunday and the second session will be the following Sunday.   Be ready to take a deep dive into the Lord’s Prayer.
Blessings,
Jan Perry

BACK TO SCHOOL SOCIAL
The fish fry on Sunday, August22 was a success! A big THANK YOU to Roger Wubbenhorst, Jerry Gold and Mark Richardson for frying fish, French fries and hush puppies. Thank you to all who supplied ice cream! The food and fellowship were wonderful.
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Cemetery Update
Additional crepe myrtle trees have been planted by the fence and the entrance has been widened. Soon the care and mowing will change hands. We give our sincere thanks to Floyd Kostelka, whose excellent care has served us for many years. Rick Ford and family will take over those duties. We look forward to the service of the Ford family.

PAST AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Bible Study
On Sunday, August 22nd, Shiloh Perry facilitated a Bible Study on Martin Luther’s, “A Simple Way to Pray”, assisted by Pastor Craig, during the adult Sunday School. It is a study on the Lord’s Prayer and will continue on Sunday, Sep 19th & 26th. Please stay after church and join us!

YOUTH
On Sunday, September 1st and 9th the Youth are planning to go ice skating after Sunday School.

On Thursday, August 12th six kids, Ginger Kubena and Janelle Gold went to Splashway Water Park in Sheridan, TX for a day of swimming.

The Library Day program was enjoyed by children ages 3 to Junior High. A book was read to the children each week. Then a child was paired up with an adult to read a book. Any child who completed 3 books and did a report on the book was invited to Silver Wings in Brenham, TX for roller skating. Six kids got to enjoy a day of skating on Wednesday, July 21 , 2021.

vm DE CRISTO
On November 1 1-15 is a Via De Cristo a spiritual renewal weekend in Brenham, TX at Camp Blessing. For more information contact Barbara Hoover.

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Pastor Resigns
As of March 24, 2021 the pastor of St. John Lutheran church in Dime Box, TX elected to resign.

Our church Call Committee has selected a replacement pastor followed by a positive congregation vote. The new pastor is scheduled to start on May 1, 2022. In the meantime we will be using interim pastors for all activities. The list of events for church services will remain the same. Pastor Craig Gabriel will be present for all Services until further notice.

An Update for Church President, Jan Perry:

I hope all of you are well.  The council wants everyone to be informed of the latest plans at St. John’s…
On Wednesday, March 24, 2021 the Pastor turned in his resignation after the church service.  The council voted to accept his resignation and to relieve him of his duties immediately.

With that being, 
Pastor Craig Gabriel of Seguin, TX. has agreed to do our church service on Sunday morning at 9:00am.

Social distancing and masks are not required and is the decision of each individual.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please let me or one of the council members know!

Blessings, 
Jan