Thank you for the generous anonymous donation we received.

Memorials :                                                                                               

For:                                        From:

Joseph Wels                                     Kendra & Tara Greely
                                                          Dan & Deb Krattiger
Delbert Neuenschwander                   Randy & Sue Armstrong
                                                            Henry & Melva Tschanz
                                                            Lois Kaster
                                                            Family & Friends
Dorothy Block                                      Don & Donna Steiner
                                                            Russ & Barb Wirth
                                                            Herb & Bev Blumer
                                                            Lois Kaster
                                                            Ruth Ellen Putnam
                                                            Family & Friends
Joyce Thomm                                     Dar Schwarzenberger
                                                            Gloria Rieder
                                                            Dennis & Deb Stoneback
                                                            Louis & Phyllis Studer
                                                            Athleen Schenk
                                                            Dave & Jan Wartenweiler
                                                            Marilyn McElhaney
                                                            Ernie & Joyce Steinmann
                                                            Jean Van Wagenen
Dorothy Vogel                                     Gloria Rieder
                                                            Jean Van Wagenen
                                                            Dar Schwarzenberger
                                                            Sanctuary Choir
                                                            Kevin & Kris Winkler
                                                            Keith Ginner
                                                            Richard & Margaret Wyss
                                                            Gene & Roberta Haldiman
                                                            Ann Prophett
                                                            Charlie & Marcia Erickson
                                                            Family & Friends
Wilbert Klassey                                   Keith Ginner
                                                            Ann Prophett
                                                            Lois Olson


Money for Miles. Sponsor a portion of the Senior High Mission Trip to Benton Harbor this summer!  It is a 500-mile round trip and $1 = 1 mile. Check the map in the Narthex for details and to see our progress.

 Garage sale. The Senior High Youth Fellowship will hold a garage sale in May to help raise funds for the mission trip.  If you have any unwanted or unused items you would like to donate for the sale, please contact the church office or Jasmine Schiller  at 608-426-0654 to arrange to drop off or have your items picked up.  Dates of the sale will coincide with citywide sales on May 8th and 9th.

From Nurse Vicki:
Please check out this video for accurate information from the World Health Organization about the Novel Coronavirus:

Please contact Nurse Vicki with any other questions you might have.


Church Camp

Registration for all summer camp sessions at Moon Beach in St. Germain, Pilgrim Center in Ripon and a new site, Cedar Valley in West Bend, is now being accepted.  Registration information and a description of all camp opportunities can be found on the UCC outdoor ministry website at Printed information on camp offerings and registration is available in the library. To help defray the cost of each session, the Southwest Association automatically awards a scholarship to all campers and St. John's also offers scholarships with money raised from our annual pizza sale. Scholarship information is also available in the library..

Scrip gift cards will be for sale in the office. Please call before stopping in. We ask for your continued support.
Fellowship time will be temporarily suspended for the time.
You are welcome to mail donations in until we resume services.
Donations may be mailed or dropped off at the church office.
 You are welcome to email Mary Ann Krebs at or call her at 325-9208 or Cathy Kehoe at or 328-1320 with your questions.
You may also call the church office at 325-2165.

Thank you for your support.

Fellowship/Coffee Hour Group


Flowers for Easter
Money donations and information (in honor of or in loving memory of) for the church bulletin will need to be to the church office by 8:00am on April 8th.  If you are bringing a plant, please have the plant to the library by noon on Friday, April 10th.(NOTE: THIS IS TENTATIVE UNTIL WE FIND OUT WHEN WE CAN RESUME SERVICES.)  You may pick up your plant after 10:00am on Easter Sunday or by noon on Wednesday, April15th. If you are planning on picking up your plant, please put your name on it.
                        ____Bring a Flower                                     ______Money for Flower
In Memory of
In Honor of

 Family Promise Update. The Family Promise program has been canceled until June. Thank you to everyone for your support and dedication to the Family Promise mission.

St. John's will be hosting Family Promise the following weeks in 2020:
April 5th to 12th - CANCELED
July 19th to 26th
Oct. 11th to 18th

 If you have questions/concerns please feel free to contact

Vicki Keilhauer, Faith Community Nurse 325-2165 ext. 19 


If you or a loved one are admitted to the hospital, please contact the church office at 325-2165. This will insure your pastoral care needs
are met in a timely manner.  

Do You Need a Ride to Church?  

The Monroe Cab is willing to bring you to the 9:00am or 10:30am service. Please call the Monroe Cab at 325-6993 well before the service to arrange for a ride. When you mention that you are going to or from St. John's or Friedensheim, your fare will be paid by the church.

Updated Address: For anyone who would like to send Jeff Keeran Easter greetings, his address is Jeff Keeran #385507, Oshkosh Correctional Institution, PO Box 3310, Oshkosh, WI 54903.

The following are the Prayer Tree Team leaders for the month.

April 5  Denise Riese
(608) 325-2691
April 12    Kathy Bartelt
(608) 325-1068
April 19  Kris Winkler
(608) 325-9326
April 26  Gloria Rieder
(608) 325-6854

Prayer requests to our Prayer Tree are held in strict confidence. Please call the church if you are admitted to the hospital. If you have a pastoral emergency during non-business hours, please call Rev. Hackman at 608-514-2020.


These special members celebrating their birthdays are at least 80 years young. *Above 90 years young.

*Marie Laeser               04/01
Larry Priewe                 04/01
William Chambers        04/02
Dar Schwarzenberger  04/05
*Fred Blanc                  04/07
*Mabel Lehr                 04/08
Jerald Vavra                 04/09
*Martha Bernet             04/16
*Anna Burkhalter          04/17
*Wanda Szathmary      04/17
Jean Shager                04/17
*Edna Kramer              04/20
Carol Brand                  04/24
Jean Van Wagenen      04/25
*Barbara Wyss             04/27


These special members celebrating over 50 years of marriage. Congrats!
Richard & Margaret Wyss Sr    04/07     71 years
William & Gloria Riese              04/09     64 years
Henry & Melva Tschanz            04/23     59 years
Lee & Karen Craigo                  04/08     52 years

Stewardship Report
February   Year to Date
Expense   Expense
 $  38,693.48    $     74,468.73
February   Year to Date
Offering   Offering
 $  21,678.14    $     47,314.74
February   Year to Date
Difference   Difference
 $(17,015.34)    $    (27,153.99)
February   Year to Date
Total Income   Total Income
 $  23,950.94    $     50,146.85
February   Year to Date
Difference   Difference
 $(14,742.54)    $    (24,321.88)


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1724 14th Street
Monroe, Wisconsin 53566
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If you are a visitor, guest, or friend of St. John's United Church of Christ and would like to learn more about the church with the possibility of becoming a member of our congregation, you are invited to join us for an orientation session that will be forming soon. Contact the church office at 325-2165 or direct any questions to Pastor Todd. Members are encouraged to extend an invitation to anyone they know who might also be interested in learning more about the church.

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~ Contact Us ~
Senior Minister
Rev. Todd Hackman

Associate Minister
Rev. Christie Mandas

Faith Zone Director
Gary Neuenschwander

Christian Education Program Administrator
Val Blum

Director of Youth Ministries
Jasmine Schiller

Accounting and Business Manager
Judy Hale

Office Administrator
Brandi Camron

Faith Community Nurse
Vicki Keilhauer
325-2165 ext. 19

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