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Welcome to the website for St. Jacobi Congregational Church!

We are delighted to welcome you to St. Jacobi, a place of community and spiritual inspiration for more than 160 years! With such a rich history to build on, we seek to be a church community that is growing in our knowledge of God's Word, our understanding of Christ and our awareness of the Holy Spirit.

St. Jacobi Congregational Church

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Sunday Worship 10:00am (September-May);
9:00am (June, July and August)

St. Jacobi Congregational Church

presents their 14th annual

BREAKFAST WITH THE BUNNY

Saturday April 19, 2014

8:00 – 11:00 am

Richfield Fire Hall

2008 Highway 175, Richfield, WI

                Along with:

An EASTER EGG HUNT in Firemen’s Park

  (Sponsored by Richfield Fire Dept)

**Hunt runs continuously from 8:00-11:00**

Breakfast includes:

Sausages, eggs, hot cinnamon apples and beverage with all you can eat pancakes

Adults:  $6.00                     Children: (4-12)  $4.00         Children under 3: Free

          For further information contact: 

          St. Jacobi Congregational Church @ 262-628-3234 

NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!

St. Jacobi Tidings ~ April 13, 2014

 

Devotion – Psalm 118:1-2 19-29                       

As a child, I remember learning many Christian songs: This Little Light Of Mine, Jesus Loves Me; He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands; and This Is The Day. Many of us were taught these foundational lessons from childhood and we are reminded here of the scriptural basis for these lessons. This Psalm say: This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. This is a moment of exaltation and thanksgiving. This is how we are taught to view the Lord as kids, but are we get older our approach is infected by the question: God, what have you done for me lately? Where did our desire to give thanks go? Why do we struggle to give thanks in the day of the Lord? We need to give thanks. We need to celebrate. As we head toward the close of Lent we get excited about the resurrection of Christ, but we are also faced with the tough reality of death. It is through death that God knows and save us from this human condition and for that we know he is good.

Reflection: Do I see your day or do I reserve all days for myself?

Prayer:  I give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! Amen.

 

Sunday’s Lectionary Scriptures

Next Sunday’s Scriptures

Isaiah 50:4-9

Jeremiah 31:1-6

Psalm 118:1-2; 19-29

Psalm 118: 1-2,14-24

Philippians 2:5-11

Colossians 3:1-4; Acts 10:34-43

Matthew 21:1-11

John 20:1-18; Matthew 28:1-10

Prayer Requests

The health issues and needs of our congregation members & friends…

Victims of violence in this world; Christians around the world;

Military servicemen and support services, and military families

Church Calendar

April 10             Midweek Lent Soup Supper 5:30& Worship 6:15

April 11             Friday Fish Fry @ Sterling Chalet

April 13             Palm Sunday: Church Council; Coffee 9:30; Worship; Women’s Guild meeting

Holy Week:

MaundyThursday: April 17, 7:00pm Upper Room Communion

Good Friday: April 18, 7:00pm Service of Shadows

Holy Saturday: April 19, Easter Bunny Breakfast

Easter Sunday: April 20, 7:30 am            Easter Sunrise Service & Breakfast

April 27             Coffee 9:30; Worship & Communion 10; Fellowship following

Additional Announcements:

Thanks to Kathy Stowers for organizing our photo directory!!! Thank you to all the families that made time to come and get their pictures taken.

Easter Flowers: Please sign up for Easter flower in the sanctuary

Lent Midweek Services – Thursday 5:30pm Our Holy week services include: Maundy Thursday April 17 @7pm; Good Friday April 18 @7pm and Easter Sunrise Worship on April 20 @ 7:30am with breakfast following.

Easter Bunny Breakfast: April 19 at the Richfield Firemen’s Hall! Check out our website for full details: www.stjacobichurch.org

Choir Update: remaining rehearsals, 8:45am here are the dates: April 13; April 20 (Easter!), May 4, May 18, and June 1

Bible Study resumes May 8, 1-2:30pm

FUNdations and Sunday School: Last lesson of the year: May 4. Children’s Sunday will be on Mother’s Day, May 11.

Volunteers needed: Rev. Hillary needs some extra help digitizing church records this summer. Please let me know if you can help!

The Covenant of St Jacobi Congregational Church:

We covenant to walk with one another to seek and respond to the Word and Will of God. 

We purpose to walk together in the ways of the Lord, made known and to be made known to us.

We hold it to be the mission of the Church to witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ in all the world, while worshiping God as a striving for truth, justice and peace.

As did our fathers, we depend on the Holy Spirit to lead and empower us.

We pray for the coming of the kingdom of God, and we look forward with faith toward the triumph of righteousness and eternal life.

 
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