Wednesday, March 15, 2017


March 19, 2017


Lenten Services:   Thursday, March 23, 30, April 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.


Chicken and Biscuit Dinner  is being held at the Burt Activity Complex on Sunday, March 26th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults $6 and Children under 10 is $3 (3 years and under free). Come and help keep our Summer Celebration a free event!  A sign-up sheet is available on the back table for those who wish to furnish bars for this event.  Please bring them to the Complex on Saturday, March 25th at around 3 p.m. Contact Burt City Hall if you have any questions.


Barbershop Concert - The Algona Cornbelt Chorus proudly presents “Tomorrow’s Trip Through Time”.  Performances are Friday March 24th in Emmetsburg at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday March 25th at the New Wilcox Performing Arts Center with two performances 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Tickets $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. You can get advanced tickets at Browns Shoes, Algona, call 515-320-6139 or from Ken McFarland – 515-295-2567.  Featuring Guest Quartet “Lunch Break”.


Building Healthy Families Although they are often composed of idiotic husbands, smug wives and smart-aleck children, TV sit-com families can be admired for one thing: they don’t spend most of their time watching television. What can you do this week to serve or love someone in Jesus name?


2017 Annual Fish Fry Fundraiser will be held at the Burt Activity complex on Saturday, April 1st at 5 p.m. Single $25. and $30/family tickets.  Tickets can be purchased at the door or from Lyle Karels. All proceeds go to purchase fish for our river system.  Raffles and Silent Auction and door prizes.   East Fork Walleye Club


This Week at St. John’s  – (March 19, 2017- March 26, 2017)

Today              8:00   am       Service (Holy Communion)

                        9:00   am       Sunday School/Confirmation Class                                        

Tuesday          9:00   am       Preschool                                                                                  

Wednesday    9:00   am       Preschool

                        4:15   pm       Religion School Snack

                        4:30   pm       Religion School
Thursday         9:00   am       Preschool

                        6:30  pm      Lenten Service

Sunday           8:00   am       Service              

                        9:00   am       Sunday School/Confirmation Class  


Greeters Next Week:           Ann and Duane Heyes  

Acolyte This Week:           Nick and Caleb Christensen

Head Usher:                       Roger Lavrenz 

Ushers for March:           * John Smith, Michael Bierstedt & Melvin Haase

Elder for March:                Jeff Schutjer


Bible Readings for the week in conjunction with the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation next year:


      Sunday, Day 141:        1 Chronicles 3-5; John 8:1-20

      Monday, Day 142:      1 Chronicles 6-7; John 8:21-36

      Tuesday, Day 143:      1 Chronicles 8-10; John 8:37-59

      Wednesday, Day 144: 1 Chronicles 11-13; John 9:1-23

      Thursday, Day 145:     1 Chronicles 14-16; John 9:24-41

      Friday, Day 146:          1 Chronicles 17-19; John 10:1-21

      Saturday, Day 147:     1 Chronicles 20-22; John 10:22-42


Note: Pastor Russ Reimers cell number is 507-236-6659.  If you need Pastoral Care, please contact an Elder, the office (924-3344) or Rev. Reimers.




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