Growing Together in Christ by Sharing the Gospel with All People
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ST. JOHN'S FREEDOM AWARD RECIPIENT
The names of the 2011 Department of Defense Freedom Award recipients have been announced and St. John’s Lutheran Church of Yankton, South Dakota is one of 15 recipients of this year’s award! The Freedom Award is the DoD’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of their employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. St. John’s Lutheran Church stood out among a field of 4,049 nominations submitted by Guard and Reserve service members or their families.
This is a great honor for St. John’s Lutheran Church. The 2011 honorees were recognized in Washington, D.C. at the 16th annual Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Ceremony on September 22, 2011. Since 1996, only 145 employers have been presented with the Freedom Award. Recipients met privately with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta prior to the ceremony.
ESCAPE to WILD WATER WEST in Sioux Falls: (For 3rd through 12th Grade Youth & Parent drivers!) this Wednesday, August 6th. We will meet at the church at 3:00 p.m. & return home by 10:00 p.m. Registration Forms & Return Folders are posted near the Church Office & in the Church Gathering Area. Cost is $10.00 per person. You may bring one friend but each youth must have a separate form signed by their parent along with the $10 fee returned to the church by Monday, August 4th(Church office closes at 5:00 p.m.) Supper will be provided at Pizza Ranch in Lennox on the way home. Parents!! We will need drivers!! Please call or text Lori Santos at 660-5965. Thanks & see you there!
Senior High Youth Summer Send-Off- Wish summer goodbye as we meet in Memorial Park for some games, fellowship, and Bible study. Bring a snack to share and all your great ideas for youth group this year! We’ll meet from 7:30-9:00pm on August 13th.
We have a new page under our Info Center. It includes the Church Guidelines for weddings, baptisms and funerals.
One note, if you or someone you know is planning on getting married at St. John's, the wedding date must be set with the church office and the Pastors at least 6 months before the wedding.