Support Groups

 

 

WELCOME TO CARE MINISTRY

 Pastor Dave oversees our Care Ministry that we divide into two categories:

         1) Congregational Services

         2) Life Groups

 Informaton on Congregational Services is provided under the Get Involved tab above

 

 

 

 

Bible Study - Lull Group

1st Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Lull's Home

 Are you overwhelmed with life?  Consider joining a Bible Study group.  This group enjoys life together.  We laugh, cry, and struggle together as we connect, care, and share in Christ.

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Bible Study - Lull Group II

3rd Sunday at 5:30 p.m. Lull's Home

 We enjoy getting together; learning & growing in our friendships.  And we are looking for more people to join our group.

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Bible Study - Schmidt Group

3rd Sunday at 5:30 p.m.Dave & Karen Schmidt's Home

 We believe that St. John's is the Best Church Ever!  We meet on the third Sundays of the month from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. and we are presently studying "Love and Respect."

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Bible Study - Seban Group

1st and 3rd Wednesday at 7:00pmPastor Cal & Karen Seban home

Our Life Group Care Ministry includes Bible Study Gatherings.  These gatherings take place in the homes of our members.  Since space is limited, please contact the Sebans regarding attending this Life Group. You can contact them via email using the contact form below.  If you need additional help finding a Bible Study Gathering to attend contact Vicar Dave Kellerman at dkellerman@stjohnswestbend.org

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Gathering - Holmquist Group

2nd Tuesday at 7:00pm .Bill and Marilyn Holmquist Home

This is a Bible Study Gathering of older adults. 

Since space is limited, please contact the Holmquists regarding attending this Life Group. You can contact them via email using the contact form below. If you need additional help finding a Bible Study Gathering to attend contact Vicar Dave Kellerman at dkellerman@stjohnswestbend.org.

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Gathering - Wolf Group

Twice a month Meetings rotate to different homes

Our fellowship gathering consists of adults who no longer have children home.  Our gatherings typically include a study time with prayer followed by food & fellowship.

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Recreation - Golf Team

West Bend Lakes - Tuesday nights during the spring and summer

Fore!   More information on our golf teams contact Marty using the contact form below. This past year we had twelve regular players and nineteen subs.  A regular player has nothing to do with par and everything to do with participation.  This is a great way to get to know people for those who may be considering joining St. John's.

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Recreation - Softball Team

St. John's softball field on Thursday nights

Randy manages our summer softball teams.  If you are interested in getting know the St. John's family and enjoy softball consider joining the team. The fellowship is always a winner. 

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Recreation - Trap Shooting

The Barton Gun Club in Kewaskum

Do you have an interest in trap shooting?  Contact Jim or Emily by using the contact form below for more information on how you can participate in this recreational gathering.  In 2012 we had a women's team and a men's team.  They will be starting up again in the spring of 2013.

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Service - Card Ministry

Meets in the school's computer lab

A hallmark of St. John's Care Ministry is its card ministry. Each week students from St. John's Lutheran School make cards that are sent to our members who need encouragement.  These cards are always well received.  

In addition, we have an adult card making team that meets regularly to design cards. If your have an artistic eye and a desire to serve, please contact Pam using the contact form below.  

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Service - Empty Nesters

Fellowship Hall

Are your kids out of the house?  Does it seem too quiet?  Are you looking for laughter, food, and fun?  Consider coming to an Empty Nesters' gathering. Lori knows how to host a terrific party. Empty Nesters' gatherings are held on one Saturday in February, May, September, and November. Contact her for more information using the contact form below. 

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Service - Faith in Recovery

1st and 3rd Thursday of each month1st Thursday at St. John's Board Room; 3rd Thursday at St. Frances Cabrini educaton building (1025 S. 7th Ave. West Bend)

This support group is an opportunity for people facing mental illness and their family to come together, unburden, and share their struggles in a spiritual environment. Participants discuss the strength they draw from their faith and gain ideas from others as to how they cope with mental illness.

For further information, please call Mary at 262-305-0790.

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SERVICE - LWML

Fellowship Hall

LWML  Do you know what the letters stand for?  Lutheran Women's Missionary League.  This is a long-standing organization within our church body that has been doing mission work around the world for decades.  For more information on the LWML go to www.lwml.org. For local information contact Marcia using the contact form below.

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Service - Quilters

Every Monday at 10:15am Fellowship Hall

For the expert and novice quilters. Come check out the patches of our lives and quilts being assembled. No experience necessary.  In 2012 we sent over 700 quilts to the Orphan Grain Train for distribution.  Donations of sheets, blankets, and fabric are accepted at the church.

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SERVICE - THE GUILD

The fellowship hall - 2nd Thursdays of the month

Have you heard of the St. John's Cookbook?  It's legendary!  Women are invited to join this legendary gathering for fellowship, food, devotional time, and service.  Contact Marilyn using the contact form below for more information.

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SERVICE - THE LADIES' AID

The fellowship hall on the first Thursdays of the month

The Ladies' Aid Society of St.

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Service - Weight Loss for Women

2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month @ 6 pmSt. John's Board Room (2nd floor of church building)

A Christian approach to supporting women struggling with weight loss issues. No need to register -- just come!

For further information, please call Mary at 262-305-0790 or use the contact form below.

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