Photo Gallery - 2011

St. John Lutheran Church in Libby, Montana

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LWML Christmas Party

Added: December 9, 2011
LWML Christmas Party LWML women listening to Pastor Thomas at their annual Christmas party meeting.
LWML Christmas Party Pastor Thomas at LWML 2011 meeting.
LWML Christmas Party Fun was had by all at the LWML Christmas party.


Added: November 18, 2011
thanksfeast Setting the food table --THANKFEAST November 13, 2011
thankfeast Thankfeast at St John Lutheran Church.

Reformation Sunday

Added: November 12, 2011
reformation Ashley Neisess has returned from the service and will start college at UM at Missoula.
children singing Sunday children singing on Reformation Sunday.
adult choir Adult Choir singing on Reformation Sunday.
reformation school staff Rev.Ted Nathalong from the Lutheran Heritage Foundation was at St John to help celebrate Reformation and speak about the work of LHF.

Sunday School Pictures

Added: September 21, 2011
Sunday School Pictures.
sunday school pic Breakfast by Sunday School staff and children.
sunday school pic Debbie Mickelson & Wilma Dawson at the Sunday School breakfast.
sunday school pic Bill Dawson Stewardship chairman ,at the breakfast, before Bible class. (Kenni's note -- isn't this a great picture of Bill! Charlene Snyder and Lisa Thomas are in the background).
sunday school pic Sunday School staff for 2011 at St. John L/R Freda Howard, Lisa Thomas, Ronda Bache, AbbieEndicott, Corky Nelson and Charlene Snyder

Thrivent Picnic 08-07-2011

Added: August 12, 2011

The Thrivent picnic was held at Libby Dam Lake Koocanusa. Members from Libby and Eureka enjoyed the fellowship and great weather.

thrivent picnic Pastor Thomas and Pastor Tabbert enjoying a relaxing day at the picnic.
thrivent picnic 2 Lake Koocanusa swim area.
thrivent picnic 3 Long time members of Thrivent - Freda, Dan, and Shannon Howard
thrivent picnic 4 Relaxing at the picnic.

Logger Days & Annual Picnic

Added: July 29, 2011
logger days Steve and Abbie Endicott with Pastor Thomas's wife and two of their children at the St. John booth at Logger Days
SJLC annual picnic Stewardship Chairman Bill Dawson thanks all the members and non members of St. John for making the St. John Annual Picnic a huge success. The picnic was organized by the Evangelism Committee under the leadership of Freda Howard. PRAISE THE LORD!
SJLC annual picnic The women enjoying the beautiful warm weather at the picnic.
SJLC annual picnic The boys(?) having fun at the picnic.
SJLC annual picnic Enjoying the day at the St John annual picnic -- Dave, Nestor, and Jim Schmitt.
SJLC annual picnic VBS kids entertaining the folks at the picnic. Good food and fellowship was on the menu for the day!!
SJLC annual picnic VBS kids entertaining the folks at the picnic. Good food and fellowship was on the menu for the day!!

Vacation Bible School 2011

Added: July 29, 2011
vbs Freda, Ronda, Melissa,Lisa, and Charlene leading VBS participants in song.
vbs Freda, Ronda, Charlene, and Pastor leading the VBS children in Bible study.
vbs VBS participants singing for the residents at Libby Care Center

Installation of Pastor Thomas

Added: June 23, 2011
pastor thomas installation Installation of Pastor Thomas at St. John Lutheran Church.
pastor thomas installation Pastor Thomas and family.
pastor thomas installation Beth Black helping set up the meal after the installation.
pastor thomas installation Pastor Thomas and his family enjoying the food.
pastor thomas installation Great food and fellowship.
pastor thomas installation Long time members at St John, Dan Howard, Shannon Howard and Freda Howard.
pastor thomas installation Christa Schauss
Long time member
at St John.
pastor thomas installation Prayer Quilt presented to Pastor Tabbert for his service as Vacancy Pastor for St John.

Landscape Work 2011

Added: June 14, 2011
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Ladies of St John doing the fine tuning.
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The Stained Glass window side of St John Church. Church members are fixing up the shrubs and sprucing it up for Pastor Thomas who will be installed on June 19th.
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Dan Howard getting a chain around a shrub to pull it out. Or did he just fall DOWN??
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Scott and Wanda working very hard to renew the North Face
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Church President Jim Sprecher and Dan Howard figuring out-- what next !!

Graduates 2011

Added: June 7, 2011
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These are two of four high school graduates from St. John who were honored yesterday, June 5th, at St. John Lutheran Church. President Mary Maurer of the LWML presented them with a gift and cake and coffee were served. The young man is Barrett Canavan and the young lady is Ashley Neisess.
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Barrett Canavan and the Ashley Neisess, 2011 Libby High School graduates with the cake prepared in their honor.

Friendship Sunday - May 2011

Added: June 7, 2011
5th Sunday of the Month May 2011 " FRIENDSHIP SUNDAY " pot luck at St John--- good food and fellowship --Also a farewell to ANNE HENNINGER a exchange student from Germany. Anne stayed with Scott and Hope Kirschmann for this last school year. Anne attended St. John with the Kirschenmanns while living in Libby.
Mary Mauer, President of the LWML at St John presents Anne Henninger a gift before she returns to her home country of Germany.

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Ben Baker Celebrates his 90th Birthday

Added: April 18, 2011
Ben Baker
Ben Baker celebrated his 90th birthday at St. John Church!
Daughters Melissa Rider & Lynn Osterhaus & families hosted this celebration for Ben & the members of St. John Church on Sunday April 3rd. Mr. Baker turned 90 on April 7th. Mr Ben Baker has been going to St John for 90 years.

LWML (Lutheran Women's Missionary League) Rally

Added: April 13, 2011
LWML Rally
Registration Desk for the LWML Rally
LWML Rally
Getting to renew aquaintances and make new friends.
LWML Rally
LWML cheerleaders
LWML Rally
Mary Mauer, president of SJLC LWML
LWML Rally
Pastor Tabbert, interim Pastor from Eureka
LWML Rally
Meeting in the church

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Active St John Lutheran Church Ladies

Added: February 19, 2011
SJLC Ladies
A group of awesome Christian ladies of St John Lutheran Church.
From left to right: Wanda Morris, Debbie Mickelson, Wilma Dawson, and Jean Struck.
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Jan Erickson -- good food for a great Lutheran potluck.
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Here's a kitchen crew at St John---always dishes and a clean up. GOD BLESS THEM !!!
SJLC Ladies
Arlene Schmitt and Debbie Mickelson doing dishes.

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Thrivent Sponsored Fund Raiser

Added: February 14, 2011
Sarah Kirschenmann and Jasmin Larsen - All-Northwest Music Honors - Fund raiser Fund Raiser Fund Raiser

St. John Church hosted a fund raiser for Sarah Kirschenmann and Jasmin Larsen who were selected for All-Northwest music honors. Sarah will perform in the All-Northwest Choir, and Jasmin will perform for the All-Northwest Band in Bellevue, Washington on February 20th. This was a Thrivent sponsored event with members from Christ Lutheran and St. John Lutheran donating food for a spaghetti feed. Thrivent is matching money to help cover the expenses for this trip.

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Valentines Party 2011

Added: February 14, 2011
Valentines Party

The SJLC Valentine's Party was organized by Freda Howard and held at the Venture Inn. Fun was had by all.

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