St. Jacobi Tidings
Beginning in June Tidings will be published once a month. Please contact Sue Rogahn if you have anything to add.
Thought of the Month
A teacher went into her classroom about fifteen minutes before the class was supposed to begin and caught a bunch of boys in a huddle on their knees in the corner of the room. She asked what they were doing, and one of them shouted back, "We are shooting craps." She replied, "That’s all right. I was afraid you were praying."
During the dark days of the American Revolution, when the Continental Army had experienced several setbacks, a farmer who lived near the battlefield approached Washington’s camp unheard. Suddenly his ears caught an earnest voice raised in agonizing prayer. On coming nearer he saw it was the great General, down on his knees in the snow, his cheeks wet with tears. He was asking God for assistance and guidance. The farmer crept away and returned home. He said to his family, "Its going to be all right. We are going to win!" "What makes you think so?" his wife asked. "Well," said the farmer, "I heard General Washington pray out in the woods today—such fervent prayer I have never heard. And God will surely hear and answer that kind of praying." And the farmer was right! It happened because Washington put his hope in God.
"The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death." – Thomas Paine
We pray for all our members, friends and family having health issues.
We pray for peace in the world.
We pray for the people of Ukraine.
We pray for all of our members and families that have lost a loved one.
We pray that we may love as Jesus taught us all the year through.
If you have someone to add to the prayer requests, contact Paul Isaacson or Sue Rogahn.
Our next food drive runs from July 3 to August 7. The food pantry is in greatest need of baked beans, canned fruit, spaghetti sauce, and cereal. If you prefer to give a cash donation, please make out the check to St. Boniface/St. Gabriel Food Pantry and in the memo line indicate this is from St. Jacobi. Of course you can always use a scrip card to donate too.
July 3 - Worship 9am
July 10 - Worship 9am
July17 - Worship 11am (Church Picnic - see below)
July 24 - Worship 9am
July 31 - Worship 9am
Need a cup of coffee to get your Sunday started? The pot will be made before worship at 8:30am.
This year's event will take place at the Isaacsons on July 17 beginning at 11am. Please note, there will not be a worship service at church that morning. Bring a dish to pass and a chair. Meat and beverages will be provided.
Church Outdoor Worship and Picnic
If you have any questions please call Paul Isaacson
Rummage Sale Update - Rummage Pricing will be Wednesday's from 10:00 am - Noon, starting July 13th. Rummage can also be dropped off during that time or on Sunday mornings.
Book Club is on a summer break until September.
The monthly selection for the rest of the year:
September - Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
October - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skout
November - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
December - The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer
Highway 167 Closing
Highway 167 will be closed from Highway 164 to Highway 175 beginning July 11 through early September.
Wisconsin Congregational Summer Camp July 10-16
Mount Morris, Wisconsin
Join us for a weeklong Summerfest style celebration of peace and faith through music!
Music, great food, field games, craft barn, pool time, nature hikes, skit night, campfires and more!!
MiniKamp grades 3-5 (completed in 2022)
Jr. High grades 6-8 (completed in 2022)
Sr. High grades 9-12 (completed in 2022)
Cost; Early Bird $425 before June 1. After June 1 $475
Scholarships available through the WCA and St. Jacobi
Sign up forms coming soon. Questions: ask Paul Isaacson.
Prayer Intentions and Pastoral Care
If you have a prayer concern, or a pastoral emergency, please contact Paul Isaacson
Pulpit Supply Schedule
July 3 . . . Cindy Schlieve
July 10 . . . Rick Ruenzel
July 17 . . . Paul Isaacson (Picnic)
July 24 . . . Jerry Eisner
July 31 . . . Cindy Schlieve