LWML Quarterly Magazine Subscription

A renewal envelope was provided to current subscribers. Envelopes for new subscribers are available in Narthex and Foyer to start a subscription. Cost is $7.00 for four issues, beginning with the Summer 2021 issue. Place in offering plate by Sunday, March 7. If you have questions, contact Sandra Schmidt at 639-3622.  Magazine features:  Bible Studies, Personal Stories, Local and National Mission Updates, etc.

Here is a great way to help serve our Church

Election of church officers will be held at the April Voter’s Assembly which is fast approaching. We are currently working on putting together the ballot and need everyone’s help. We have a variety of positions available. If you are interested in being on the ballot, please contact the church office. The nominating committee will also be contacting members. Please prayerfully consider a nomination for one of the offices.

Athletic Director Opening

Saint John-Emmanuel Lutheran School is looking for a part-time Athletic Director beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. If you are interested, please contact Axel Gruen, Principal, for more information and a job description at (260) 639-0123 or email him at

Thrivent Choice Dollars

2020 Thrivent Choice Dollars will expire on March 31, 2021. If you have Choice Dollars available you need to direct them to the charity of your choice before then You can do so either on-line or by telephone as follows:

Go to – log in – enter ID & password – you may need to receive and enter a verification code. Click on “My Thrivent,” Click on “Membership Overview,” and Scroll down to the Thrivent Choice section. If it shows that you have 2020 Choice dollars, click on “Direct Choice Dollars” and follow the prompts. To designate by phone: Call 1-800-847-4836 – at the prompt ask for Choice Dollars – when you get a live person, tell them you want to designate your Choice Dollars.