Recent Health Concerns:
Dale Jess, Thelma Harder, Cathy Bodnar, Gary Boyer, Ruth Oestreich, Terry Snyder*, Bob Harris, Mike Wisler, David & Ruth Mylander, Tom Leaser, Roger Wendt, Fred & Carol Ullrich*, Ellie Marks*, Todd Hablitzel*, Susan Behlmer*, Amy Schulte*, the Everett family, Beverly Lange*, Linda Fouts, Martie Ayres*, Samantha Johnson, Kristen Grotz*, Paul Broughton*, Bruce & Judy Perry, Roselyn Lycken*, the Neal & Welch families*, Rick McCrery*, Doug Ceraldi, Brian Harder*, Sue Kazmir*, Sarah Harvey, Loren Welch*, Philip Jones*, the Schaser family*, Mary Benner*. * denotes family & friends from outside the church
Individuals who are in assisted living or nursing homes, chronically ill, in rehabilitation, or experiencing some special need:
Dave Baldwin, Gary Cullenen, Heather Dewitz, Janet Domokos, Julie Dunn, Phil & Jane Fehr, Tammy Grant, Gary Harder, Carl Hepner, Fred Kohlman, Herman Kohlman, Joyce Laubacher, Ron Lieske, Connie Maike, Elijah Magoto, Patricia Medlin, Becky Minick, Joyce Nixon, Fredrick Peters, Janet Price, John Rust, John Singer, Jillie Snyder, Carolyn Watson, Anna Weichman, Arlene Wilburn, Dottie Wilkes, Marge Zak, Melvin Zelms.
Gathering with consoling prayers for his family and thankful for his witness, we share news of the death of
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.
- BCS Food Pantry
- Blanket Tying
Thursdays from 9-11am in January, February, March, mid-September, October & mid-November in the 2nd floor Social Room. All are welcome to join and/or take fabric kits home to sew (located by the handicap ramp).
- Coffee Hour
- Medical Equipment Closet
St. John's Medical Equipment Closet accepts donations of clean, gently used medical equipment. Items are checked, sanitized and made available to anyone in our community with a need. Equipment is available at no cost and is not a loan. We do ask that when the receiver no longer needs the equipment, it be passed along to bless someone else.
Examples of available equipment include: wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches, bedside commodes, shower seats, elevated toilet seats, bed rails, portable ramps, tray tables, disposable hygiene items (pull-ups, bed pads), medication boxes, etc.
We gratefully accept donations but have a limited amount of space available. Please call the church office to arrange a time to drop off your donation. Please note we CANNOT ACCEPT hospital beds, power wheelchairs or customized wheelchairs, any kind of respiratory equipment or lift chairs.
If someone you know has a need for medical equipment, please call St. John's church office at (419) 898-6474 to check availability. The office is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30-4:00 and Friday 8:30-12:00.
- Helping with the Community Garden
- Watering Flowers/Landscaping
- Via de Cristo
- Scholarships Available
Lutheran Higher Education Scholarship: for any member of the congregation attending a Lutheran school. Request forms are in the office
Doris Mylander Scholarship: for member of St. John's or BCS school district graduate majoring in music, in their Sophomore or Junior year.
Revs Rachel Eskesen & Zach Courter: Lent 2023
(Hungary) June 2020 Summer 2021 Fall 2021 Advent 2021
Drs Stephen & Jodi Swanson:
Cynthia Holder Rich: April 2021 May 2021 July 2021 September 2021
Previous updates: July 2020 October 2020 Advent 2020 video December 2020 February 2021
- Military Personnel (Please contact the church office if you would like to add anyone to this list.)
Art Ceraldi, son of Doug & Joy Ceraldi, Navy, stationed in Bremerton, WA
Steve Cox, husband of Holly (Garza) Cox, Air Force, stationed in Abilene, TX
Tyler Krieger, grandson of Ron & Margie Krieger, Air Force, stationed at Offutt AFB, NE
Wyatt Kunk, nephew of Marcia & Don Jess, Air Force, stationed in Okinawa
Brian Lange, nephew of Glenna Hetrick, Air Force, deployed to Japan
William Loosier, nephew of Marge Zak, Alabama National Guard
Jacob Mattimoe, son of Chuck & Laura Mattimoe, Army National Guard
Mason McDougall, grandson of Rod & Gerry Wolf, Army, stationed in Florida
Madison McKitrick, daughter of John & Julie McKitrick, Air Nat’l Guard
Clark Rutledge, son of Kevin & Michelle Rutledge, Air Force, stationed in South Carolina
Kyle Rutledge, son of Kevin & Michelle Rutledge, Air National Guard, with Red Horse in Mansfield, OH
Douglas Seeger, grandson of Elaine Young, Air Force, stationed in California
Thomas Schnitker, grandson of Rose Mary Weirich, Air National Guard
Tessa Tyburski, daughter of Mary Green, Air Force, stationed at Ft Walton Beach, FL
Konner Witt, son of David & Lu Ann Witt, Air Force, stationed in Hawaii
Niki (Reau) & Ricky Zellner, niece & her husband of Randy Kohlman, Navy, stationed in San Diego