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St. Matthew's Evangelical Lutheran Church and School

October 2018 WELS Connection

Through the support of the WELS Church Extension Fund, home mission congregations are reaching out to military families through community outreach activities like “Time with Tots” and soccer/sports nights.


Please Join Us For Worship!
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Due To Advent and Christmas
Our Last Thursday Service Is
November 15th. Services
Will Start Up Again
In 2019.

Thursday Worship
6:30 p.m.


Christmas for Kids Registration has begun
Early registration is needed for planning

Please sign your child (age 4 through 6thgrade) up by
Sunday, December 2.  Signup sheets are located in
the narthex (next to the mailboxes) and you can also signup
ONLINE at www.stmathewsjanesville.org by clicking
the link Event and following the directions.
Please take extras (to give to neighbors & friends).
Since this program is an outreach event,
we strongly encourage invitation of your child’s friends and neighbors. Enrollment can also be done by calling the church at 752-1304. This event will be held
Saturday, December 8th, 9 - 11:30 a.m.

Worship Service
  8:00 a.m. 
10:30 a.m. 


We have a Thanksgiving Eve service
scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21;
and a Thanksgiving Day service
which will begin
at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 22.

Advent By Candlelight
Sunday, December 2nd
6:00 p.m.
"An Evening with Isaiah"

Join us for SPROUTS!!
December 7 only
January 4, 18

It has begun and is held at 9:30 a.m.
in the school gym.
 Every 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, come on down to St. Matthew's to join in on the fun! Bible stories, songs, and activities will be offered for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
 You don't want to miss this fun opportunity to connect with other caretakers and children!

Sunday Bible Class and Sunday School
meets between services at 9:15 a.m.

for 2019 is now available.
The cost is $10.00, please 
sign-up on the bulletin
board in the narthex. 

 6 Ways To Help Our School

1. Big G Box Tops for Education-clip the portion of the top
that says that
2. Sentry Stores-have a "Funds for Friends" sticker
put on the back of your receipt
3.  Kwik Trip-Milk caps and front
panels of milk bags
4.  Schnucks-service desk will give you a card and
register it for funds to go to St. Matthews,
present card at checkout
5.  SCRIPT-if you shop at Woodman's you need
to purchase SCRIPT cards from church, either in the
office or from Cathy Sonntag
6.  SCRIPT Cards-a variety of businesses offer
SCRIPT cards for purchase-see Cathy Sonntag
or check in the office (more info located on the
school link at the top of the page) 

Thanksgiving Services 
Thanksgiving is right around the corner!
There will be two opportunities for
members of St. Matthew’s to gather in
God’s house to give thanks
to the Lord and Giver of all. 
We have a Thanksgiving Eve service
scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21;
and a Thanksgiving Day service
which will begin
at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 22. 
The students of St. Matthew’s school
will sing in the Thanksgiving Eve service
making for a very full house in
that service, but please do not forget
the Thanksgiving Day service if Wednesday evening doesn’t work for you.


Ministering to Millennials
Featuring: Rev. James Hein

Together Video Update - November 13, 2018 from WELS on Vimeo.


 "Go and preach the Gospel to all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father,

and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit." Matthew 28:18-19

709 Milton Ave.Janesville, WI 53545
Fax: 608-757-9076

Contact Pastor James Janke

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