St. John, Barre Mills, Wis., celebrated its 150th anniversary on March 1. The congregation first worshiped together on March 2, 1870, in a farmhouse that is still standing down the road from its current church.
On Feb. 2, St. Mark, Eau Claire, Wis., began a Jesus Cares program. St. Mark welcomed 12 individuals with special needs for its inaugural event, which included an opening devotion, Bible lesson, and other activities.
On Feb. 20, Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., celebrated the 25th anniversary of the ministries of Stephen Geiger (right) and Joel Otto (pictured with their families).
St. John, Wauwatosa, Wis., celebrated the 25th anniversary of the teaching ministries of Dave and Dana Leyrer on March 15.
Crown of Life, Hubertus, Wis., celebrated its 50th anniversary on Feb. 2.
The third grade class at Faith, Fond du Lac, Wis., assembled and presented baskets to the five parents in the class who work as first responders/law enforcement officers. The baskets were filled with snacks and thank-you letters. Pictured are one of the third graders, Eva Beck, and her father, Sergeant Clint Beck (standing behind Eva), during the presentation to the Wisconsin State Patrol Northeast Region.
The district reporters for this month are: NW—Dennis Kleist; SEW—Scott Oelhafen; WW—Brett Brauer.
Volume 107, Number 04
Issue: April 2020
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