We are collecting for Lutheran World Relief.  The following is a shopping list.:

New Items:

Health Kit Items

  • Light Weight bath towel 52x27
  • Dark hand towels
  • Diaper pins
  • Metal nail clipper
  • Adult toothbrush in wrapper
  • Bath soaps 3 or 4 oz. size

School Kits-Needed Items

  • 70 sheet notebooks
  • centimeter/inch ruler
  • pencil sharpener
  • Black/Blue ball point pens
  • *2 penicils 
  • 24 box of crayons
  • 2 1/2 inch erasers

Please bring items to the fellowship area and put on the table next to the pink curtain.  Thanks!!!

These can be new or gently used.  Size 6 months to 2 years

  • Baby blankets - between 36 and 52 square
  • Sleepers - open bottom or snap.  NO zipper
  • Top and pants - ties together for a sleeper
  • Onesies or T-shirts
  • Jackets/sweaters
  • Cloth diapers


St. John Lutheran Church


Bible Study - 8:00 am

Church Service with Communion 9:30

Sunday School is held during the church service from September-May, following the children's sermon.

The lunch for the August Celebration Sunday will be held after service on Sunday, August 12th at Buck and Renee Behnke's home.  There is s sing-up sheet to indicate if you want to attend so we know how much food to have.  



Don Shire will lead the worship service here at St. Johns on Sunday, September 16th at 9:30 am.  Don Shire of Don Shire Ministries is a renown trupet player, featured guest in concerts, mission conferences and evangelistic outreach throughout the United States.  Don's musical arrangements vary in style from classical jazz and his appeal is to all ages.  A potluck luch will follow the service, please bring a dish to pass.  Don't miss this wonderful performer and speaker.  For more information please check out the website:  wwwdonshire.com

A special Thank you to all who helped represent the church at the Manawa Rodeo parade.  We tied for first place in the Miscellaneous Float category and received $60.  The day was extremely hot and the parade is very long and anyone who participated truly deserves a huge Thanks!!!!!

Celebration Sunday is on the second Sunday of the month following the worship service and it is a Potluck.  Please plan to attend, this amazing time of fellowship.  All are welcome.  Sign up sheets are available at church if you would like to bring something to share. 

Watch for details on Vacation Bible School for the kids.