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Events for youth & to support youth

  • April 5 is the Palm Sunday breakfast and silent auction put on by our students attending summer trips. We will have lots of auction items and a tasty breakfast!
  • Youth & Family Ministry will be putting on a raffle for a Yeti cooler. Tickets at $10 and will be on sale April 1-15. Only 300 will be sold. Chances of winning are good!
  • Registration for 2020-2021 program year will be available beginning in April. If your student will be in 7th grade next year get them signed up for confirmation. Information will also be available before the end of the school year regarding high school summer trips for summer of 2021.
  • Registration for Action Packed Day Camp will be available in April. Space is limited to 30 kids in 4th-8th grade. Dates are June 8-11 and cost is $60 for the full 4 days or $15 a day. Details are still in the works, but the week will include a trip to Valley Fair, a service project, and other fun adventures.
  • Tickets for a St. John’s night at the Rochester Honkers baseball game will go on sale in mid-March. Tickets are $10 and include a voucher for concessions (a hot dog and bottled beverage). St. John’s participants will be involved with between inning fun. The game is Thursday, June 11 at 6:35 pm. $5 of the total ticket cost comes back to St. John’s to help support youth programming.

For more info on any of the above, contact Lindsay at lindsay@stjohnskasson.org

Relay for Life Breakfast

Saturday, March 14, 8:00-11:00 am St. John’s Relay for Life team will serve pancakes and other goodies for breakfast, host a bake sale, and offer a silent auction. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Dodge County.

Silent auction bidding starts Sunday, March 8, and closes at 11:00 am on March 14. Bake sale items can be brought to the church kitchen Friday, March 13. Please mark them with Relay for Life event.

Date Nights provided by St. John’s youth

Need a chance to get out without the kids? Go on a date? Do some errands? Finish a project at home?

The youth of St. John’s will be providing monthly date nights for kids ages 6 months – 12 years. Note the expanded age range! Dates for these will be as follows. Click on the date to register.

Cost is $15 per child, max cost per family is $40.

Event will include games/active play, craft, snack, and a movie.

Funds support the youth going on summer 2020 camps and trips.

Bid & Buy for Youth Programs

St. John’s youth are doing an Advent tree auction again this year from December 1-15 in the Fellowship Hall. The auction will benefit all of the 2020 summer youth programs (summer camp, service trips, and day camp). They will also host a Christmas baked goods and craft sale December 8-18 with sales taking place Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

Youth tree auction returns

Once again, our youth will be decorating beautiful Christmas trees to be auctioned off this Advent. Tree and decoration donations will be accepted now through November 20. The auction will run from December 1-15 and will benefit 2020 summer camp, service trips, and day camp. Any questions can be directed to Lindsay at lindsay@stjohnskasson.org or (507) 634-7110.

CKP Breakfast is October 13

The annual Creation Kids Preschool Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction will be on Sunday, October 13 from 8:00 am – 11:00 am. Silent auction bidding will open Wednesday, October 9 at 5:00 pm and end after the breakfast (11:30 am). This is the preschool’s largest fundraiser of the year and we need your help! Consider donating a silent auction item, basket, or service to help support costs associated with expansion of our program. If you are interested in donating to the auction, please email Tanya Young at tyoung8550@yahoo.com or contact any board member. Items needed by Monday, October 7 at 5:00 pm. Thank you for all the support during this monumental year!

Bring a treasure, find a treasure

St. John’s will host their annual rummage sale May 10 (2 pm-6 pm) and May 11 (9 am-2 pm) in the fellowship hall of St. John’s. Clothing, home décor, toys, books, and so much more! There are always some really fun finds all supporting the ministry of St. John’s Lutheran Church.

As you work on your spring cleaning, we’re ready to take any treasures ready for a new home! Bring them to the fellowship hall any time. No furniture or electronics, please.

Rummage Sale Round TWO

Relay for Life is having a Rummage Sale at St. John’s Friday May 17,  7:00 am – 3:00 pm. Any treasures remaining after the May 10-11 sale will be available. Or if you missed donating anything, new drop-offs will be accepted starting Wednesday night, May 15.

Something for Everyone—Support Our Youth

Whether you’re hungry, love to win, or just want to help out and save yourself the carbs – there is a way to help our youth who are headed to San Diego for the summer service trip (silent auction also helps out kids going to Sugar Creek Bible Camp).

  • Caramel rolls are for sale till April 10! Order Sunday mornings or Wednesday evenings or online (stjohnskasson.org/caramel-rolls). Rolls may also be picked up frozen to bake later—simply indicate fresh or frozen with your order. Pick up is Palm Sunday, April 14.
  • Palm Sunday Brunch and Silent Auction (April 14) will feature egg bake, muffins, and fruit. Anyone who is willing to donate to the silent auction, please connect with Lindsay by Friday, April 12 (lindsay@stjohnskasson.org).
  • Cooler raffle is a chance to win one of three awesome prizes: 45 qt. Yeti cooler, 2 Yeti 20 oz. tumblers, $30 Kwik Trip Car Wash Card. Only 300 tickets available. Tickets are $10/each and available April 14-April 28.
  • Let the youth serve you dinner at the American Legion Burger Night, Friday, April 26 from 5:00-7:00 pm. Burger baskets are $8.
  • Fill an envelope to support the youth. There are envelopes of varying amounts on the wall between the Library and the Fellowship Hall. Just take one, fill it with the amount listed, and return to the office by May 1.

Rummage Sale donations welcome beginning April 28

The Education Commission’s Annual Rummage Sale will be May 10 & 11. We will begin taking donations on April 28. Watch for signs for where to leave donations. We do not take electronics or furniture items. For questions, please contact Carol Cady: carolcady1964@gmail.com

Proceeds from our annual rummage sale help our Education Commission support their programming to help our children grow their faith.

Caramel Rolls

Our youth going to San Diego for the summer service trip will be selling ooey gooey caramel rolls March 31 through April 10 (in-person Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings or order online). Rolls will be fresh-baked and ready for pick-up Palm Sunday, April 14 beginning at 8:00 am.

Now available: take and bake is also an option! Simply indicate on your order if you prefer baked or frozen.

Caramel Rolls are Coming!

Starting March 31 our summer service trip youth will be selling caramel rolls to be picked up Palm Sunday (April 14). Watch for details!