News & Notes 

ST. JACOBI NEWS & NOTES  

SEARCHING THE SCRIPTURES THIS WEEK
If you are looking for a way to read your Bible every day, you might want to use this list for a
chapter of God’s Word for each day this week.

Joshua 4, 5, 6; Psalm 52; John 1, 2, 3

PRAYERS: We thank God with Christopher and Kourtney Schlei as their daughter Teagan Lynn Schlei, born September 24, 2020, is received into the Kingdom of God’s Grace through the washing of Holy Baptism after the second service today.
-- We ask God to guide Miss Kaylee Grube whom we have called as our Fourth Grade teacher.

THANK OFFERING: $500.00 for the new kitchen from Jay and Dana Pintar in honor of the wedding of Brittany Pintar and Anthony Perez.

MEMORIALS: $25.00 to the Building Fund from Frederic and Kaye Eckert in memory of Tom Maciejczak.

THANK YOU FOR TAKING PART IN OUR WISCONSIN LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL SUNDAY. It is the mission of Wisconsin Lutheran High School to offer a comprehensive Christian secondary education for Milwaukee area youth by working in partnership with Milwaukee area WELS congregations in their common mission of making disciples of young people and their families, now and for eternity. The high school does this by developing in students a Biblical worldview as well as the personal skills necessary for a lifetime of service to Jesus in their homes, churches, careers, and community. You may use the special “WLHS” envelope in your offering packet to make an extra contribution to support the Ministry of Wisconsin Lutheran High School.

KIDS’ CLUB MEETS SUNDAYS AT 9:30 A.M. in the church sanctuary. The Armory, geared for older youth, meets in the small conference room at church.

SAVE THE DATE: SUNDAY, MAY 23, BETWEEN SERVICES—On that date we will wish Mrs. Sue Saatkamp a blessed retirement, and say farewell to the Falcks, Frisques and Roloffs who will be leaving our St. Jacobi family. Details will come later.

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP TO BEAUTIFY OUR CHURCH AND SCHOOL GROUNDS? Why not consider coming to our Garden Club meetings twice per month? Our first meeting will be on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 6:00 PM. We will continue to meet regularly on the first Monday of the month at 9:00 AM and the third Thursday of the month at 6:00 PM. We can always use help to plant, trim, weed, and groom the flower beds around the church and school. We meet in the parking lot at church. We hope to see you there!


THE “JESUS LIVES” BANNERS in front of church have several symbols of Christian celebrations.  Can you find them?  The symbols include Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Easter, Pentecost, Trinity and the Alpha and Omega. 

IN-PERSON WORSHIP CONTINUES IN LIMITED CAPACITY-- Our service times will be at 5:00 pm on Saturday, 8:15 am, and 10:45 am on Sunday as well as 7:00 pm on Monday. If you are intending to worship here at church, we ask that you sign up using the link to Sign-up Genius found by clicking on the "Church Service Sign-up" button on the St. Jacobi website. In this way we will have an idea of how many to expect. A list of procedures and precautions that we will observe was sent out via email to members. 

OUR WEEKLY WORSHIP SERVICES ARE STILL BEING POSTED ON LINE. Go to www.stjacobi.org and follow the live-streaming link, or go directly to St. Jacobi's Youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmnKb2jlWH-woIl9GRYW2fw.  

IN ADDITION TO ON-LINE SERVICES, YOUR PASTORS HAVE BEEN POSTING DAILY DEVOTIONS ON LINE. Go to our school's Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/St-Jacobi-Lutheran-School-1843286309320096/videos/  These devotions enable us to run to our Lord and His promises on a daily basis in these times of trouble. 

PLEASE LET US KNOW OF PEOPLE WHO DO NOT HAVE INTERNET ACCESS. We will try our best to serve them in some way with God's Word, perhaps DVD recordings or sermon copies. Quite a number of people are being served in this way!
 
WE THANK THE LORD THAT MANY HAVE CONTINUED TO BRING THEIR OFFERINGS FOR THE LORD'S WORK.  Here are some ways to bring your offerings:

  • Bring them with you if you come to church. Offering baskets are located near the center doors to the sanctuary.
  • Stop by the Church and School Office to drop off your offerings.  It would be best to call first before making a trip to be sure that someone is there. In general, someone will be in the office on weekdays from 9AM-3PM.   Our number is 414-425-3030.
  • You may mail your offerings to church. The address is: St. Jacobi Ev. Lutheran Church, 8605 W. Forest Home Ave. Greenfield, WI 53228. 
  • Many banks allow you to set up your offerings as an automatic payment through your bank. 
Here is a link to stjacobi.org. You can also donate online: https://www.eservicepayments.com/cgi-bin/Vanco_ver3.vps?appver3=Fi1giPL8kwX_Oe1AO50jRqo66SKUuBA4PR2VxlK9nyRfcDUR8Pm2EuvGLceWdCNK2EvVVAEjqawDomKT1pbouWZVyruKYN68M2Zz8CKpQR8=&ver=3  

MINISTRY FINANCIAL SUPPORT UPDATE FOR MARCH

YTD Operating Fund Regular Contributions                 $252,309 (+27% over 2020)        
YTD Operating Fund Income--All sources                    $426,294                                                                       
YTD Operating Fund Expenses                                    $396,050                                                                                      Gain or Loss (Income less Expenses)                          $30,244  (Gain)                                                   
Operating Fund Transfers                                            -$1,984                                                                                              Operating Fund Balance as of March 31                      $28,260  (Surplus)                                            
YTD Mission Fund Regular Contributions                    $40,203  (-2% lower from 2020)                      
YTD Building Expansion Mortgage Contributions        $55,220             
           

 

This Week at St. Jacobi

Sat. Apr. 24        -           5:00 Worship Service
Sun. Apr. 25       -           8:15 & 10:45 A.M. Worship Services (WLHS Sunday)
                           -           9:30 A.M. Kids’ Club and Bible classes
Mon. Apr. 26       -           5:30 P.M. Public School Confirmation Class
                           -           7:00 P.M. Worship Service with the Lord’s Supper
Tues. Apr. 27      -           10:00 A.M. God’s Time for Seniors and       
                           -           11:00 A.M. Senior University
Wed. Apr. 28      -           6:30 P.M. Bible Class
Thurs. Apr. 29    -           8:15 A.M. God’s Time for Women
Sat. May 1         -           8:00 A.M. Board of Elders
                          -           5:00 P.M. Worship Service with the Lord’s Supper
Sun. May 2        -           8:15 & 10:45 A.M. Worship Services with the Lord’s Supper                                                        -            9:30 A.M. Kids’ Club and Bible classes