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.

2 Chronicles 24, 25, 26; Psalm 119; Romans 11, 12, 13
 

PRAYERS: We pray for the family of Kenneth Price who was summoned to his heavenly home on August 8 at the age of 71 years, 8 months, and 10 days.

FLOWERS: The flowers are from John and Ebba Stuedemann in celebration of their 29th wedding anniversary.

MEMORIAL: $1,000.00 from Gary and Lynn Daniels to the 150th Anniversary Fund in memory of Avery Daniels on what would have been his 22nd birthday, August 16th.

ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, WE WILL HOST THE INSTALLATION and welcome for Pastor James Langebartels, and Teachers Tricia Hackmann, and Jessica Mork. There will be a reception between the services.

REMINDER OF SERVICE TIME CHANGE: Beginning in September, our service times will change; The Sunday late service will begin at 10:45 A.M., and the Monday evening service time will now be 6:30 P.M. instead of 7:00 P.M.

ARE YOU A FRIENDLY PERSON? DO YOU ENJOY MEETING NEW PEOPLE? If you are so inclined, St. Jacobi would welcome you to join our greeter program. Greeters arrive 15 minutes before a church service begins and remain greeting 5 minutes after service begins. Greeters are asked to sign up for their choice of a service time(s) on the FIT (First Impression Team) signup on our St. Jacobi website or on the sign-up sheet on the narthex/atrium table.

WE WILL BE ORDERING MORE HYMNALS FOR CHURCH SOON. If you would like to order a hymnal for your personal use at this time, please use the sign-up sheet located in the back of church. Each hymnal costs $30.00 including the shipping cost.

WOULD IT GIVE YOU JOY TO HELP US KEEP IN TOUCH with our college students as they are away at school? Contact one of the pastors, or our church office (414-425-3030; jmiller@stjacobi.org).

COULD YOU HOST A STUDENT FOR THE REGIONAL CHORAL FEST being hosted by Wisconsin Lutheran High School on November 4-6, 2022? There are information sheets and a form to fill out located in the atrium/narthex.

WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING for a half-day 3k teacher's aide position. We are in need of a 3K aide on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for this current school year. If you are interested in this position, please review the job description in the narthex or speak with Mr. Walker. You may reach Mr. Walker via phone at 414-425-2040 or 734-536-1904 or email at jwalker@stjacobi.org.

THE ST. JACOBI GARDEN CLUB IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS to water various sections of the gardens around the church and school. No additional garden club responsibilities are required. For more information contact Colleen Lindemann at 770-560-7153 or colleenlind64@gmail.com.

JOIN US FOR THE 19-MINUTE BIBLE STUDY Sunday mornings from 9:30-9:49 A.M. in the Community Room. We are studying the Very Important Chapters of the Bible! (Bible study will not meet next Sunday due to the welcome for our new called workers.)

THE SCHOOL LIBRARY IS CLEANING OUT OLD BOOKS AGAIN. There will be a table out on registration day and also next Sunday, Aug. 14 in the church entry. Feel free to take whatever you can use. There will also be a box for donations if you are so inclined.

OUR 150TH ANNIVERSARY FUND HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED. Plans are not finalized but include some renovations and a mission project. You may use the Special Gift envelopes on the table in back, or you may give electronically on our website by clicking on the “giving” tab.

THE NEW CHURCH CLEANING SCHEDULE is being drawn up. It begins at the end of September. Anyone wishing to be added to the list of cleaners or removed from the list of cleaners should contact John Miller at 414-425-3030 or jmiller@stjacobi.org. We really could use more cleaners to complete our teams. Teams clean about three times per year.

 

        
 
 

 

This Week at St. Jacobi

Sat. August 13            -           5:00 P.M. Worship Service
Sun. August 14           -           8:15, 10:00 A.M. Worship Services

                                    -          9:30 A.M. Called Worker Welcome Reception
Mon. August 15           -           4:30-6:00 P.M. School Orientation
                                    -           7:00 P.M. Worship Service
Tues. August 16          -           6:00 -8:30 P.M. School Orientation
Thurs. Aug. 18            -           6:00 P.M. Garden Club
Sat. August 20            -            5:00 P.M. Worship Service with the Lord’s Supper
Sun. August 21           -           8:15, 10:00 A.M. Worship Services—w/ the Lord’s Supper      

 

                                                                           

Join us as we celebrate God’s grace throughout our 150th anniversary year. Details of each event will be publicized as it approaches on the calendar.

                                  

September 11 , 2022—Celebrating God’s Grace for Future Generations—Guest Preacher, Pastor Brian Hackmann, a graduate of our school and our Synod’s worker training system, will help us celebrate how God has blessed us with 150 years of Christian education. A Family-style meal and entertainment will follow later that month.

October 16, 2022—Celebrating God’s Grace for All Nations—Pastor Jon Leach, of Truth in Love Ministry, will be the guest preacher for our Mission Festival, celebrating 150 years of taking the gospel to the world. Our usual Mission Festival breakfast will be offered.

October 30, 2022—Celebrating God’s Grace as Heirs of the Reformation—On the Festival of the Reformation, we will reflect on our Lutheran heritage.

November 23-24, 2022—Celebrating God’s Grace as His Thankful People—On Thanksgiving Eve and Day we will give special thanks to God for his goodness and grace.

December 25, 2022—Celebrating God's Grace in the Savior’s Birth—We will celebrate Christmas in the joy that has cheered believers at St. Jacobi for 150 years.

January 14, 2023 (Saturday after church)— Celebrating God’s Grace through the Years in Our Shared History and Fellowship--An elegant wine and cheese gathering provides time to mingle and reflect as well as view special history displays. Musical entertainment will also be provided..

February 5, 2023—Celebrating God’s Grace by Sharing It—Epiphany is a time to rejoice in the privilege of sharing Jesus for 150 years.  We will welcome new members and partake in our New Member Welcome Dinner.

March 26, 2023—Celebrating God’s Grace by Gratefully Serving—For 150 years, individuals and groups at St. Jacobi have used their time and talents to serve the Lord in their lives and through our congregation.

April 23, 2023—Celebrating God’s Grace to St. Jacobi—On this date, closest to St. Jacobi’s founding, our celebration of 150 years of God’s grace comes to its culmination with guest preacher, WELS President Mark Schroeder. We will have services on Sunday only. A catered meal will follow. Tentative Keynote speaker: former Pastor Timothy Henning.

April 30, 2023??? (tentative)—Celebrating God’s Grace with WLHS—WLHS Sunday

May 21, 2023—Celebrating God’s Grace, Reaffirming Our Commitment—Confirmation Sunday gives us all an opportunity to recommit ourselves to our Lord and his ministry at St. Jacobi.