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Love Uncovered:
Overcome Evil With Good

This week we will focus on Romans 12:14-21 to see why God tells us to Overcome Evil with Good. If you are confused about why Pastor Redfield is wearing a Tiger head and what that has to do with Romans 12, you will hear more about that in the children's message. 

Our worship schedule is Sunday at 8:00 and 10:15 a.m. and
T
hursdays at 7:00 p.m.
The 8am service will be livestreamed here
The right wing is reserved for mask-only seating
at the Thursday evening service.


We are almost to Lent. Ash Wednesday is March 2nd. On that day our Wednesday services begin and we will not have Thursday services for several weeks. 
Haven’t had your picture taken yet
for the in-house directory?

We will be taking pictures again on Sunday February 20th after the services.
Voter’s Meeting
A Voter’s meeting will be held on Sunday, February 27, at 11:15 a.m. to place a call for a 7th grade teacher and Athletic Director.
Bible Studies
  • Adult Bible Class— Growing in Christ - Sundays at 9:15 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This week we will look at the Birth of Moses and how we can learn from the trust of God's people. Childcare is now available for 1-2 year olds during the Bible class.  Infants younger than 1 year are also welcome dependent on the number of kiddos attending and the number of teen providers each Sunday. No signup is needed for using this childcare. This will be located in the family room behind the sanctuary.
  • Teen Bible Class—Sundays at 9:15 a.m. in the 8th Grade Classroom of the school.
  • Children’s Sunday School—Sundays at 9:15 a.m. 
    • Note that we will not be having Sunday School on Sunday March 13 because of Spring Break at TSL School
  • St. Luke’s Morning Moms:  Mondays at 8:20 a.m. at Western Avenue Campus After-School Care Room.  All moms with children ages newborn through high school are welcome to attend. You're invited to bring your children with you--many moms do.
  • Bible Information ClassThe Gospel of John - Watch online Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. This class is a wonderful review for all Christians and a great opportunity for those who are new or interested in the Christian faith to grow in their faith and understanding. The studies can be found in this YouTube playlist. New studies will be posted every Wed. You are welcome to join us any week, just email Pastor Cloute at cloutejr@hotmail.com beforehand.
  • Women’s Bible Study—Fridays at 7:00 a.m. in the conference room at church.  Come and join us on Fridays.
The WELS International Youth Rally is going to be in Tennessee, June 28 - July 1. Registration is going to be opening soon. This is open to all Teens who are graduating 8th grade this Spring through those graduating High School this Spring. Please contact Pastor Redfield by March 6 to Register. 
 
Check these links for more information. 
Rally Workshops
Rally Excursions
Website
Check out our revised website!
stlukeswatertown.org
Apologies about the break from these materials. There will be more studies coming soon. 

These studies are a great resource for home devotions. If you haven't used these before and would like to learn more, click the following link:  Home Bible Study Introduction
MEMBER NEWS
 
Usher, Technology & Greeters
February 20th 8:00 a.m. Steve Vasold & Rick Dunham; Projector: Ben Vasold; Greeters: Ryan & Emily Borgwardt Family
February 20th 10:15 a.m. Justin Gregorius & Tim Rehbaum; Projector: Siri Gregorius; Greeters: Julie Radant & Shirley Couper
February 20th Video: John Ristow
February 24th 7:00 p.m. Randy Mensching & Andrew Beyer; Projector: Brandon Mensching
February 27th 8:00 a.m. Ryan Borgwardt, Bob Huebner, Pete Kiecker, Ken Mensching & Tom Schultz; Projector: Jeremiah Borgwardt; Greeters: Will & Kelly Wendorff Family
February 27th 10:15 a.m. George Zaferos, Andrew Zaferos, Brent Archer, Steve Schmidt & Ron Hertig; Projector: Maddie DeGalley; Greeters: Al & Lillian Matz
February 27th Video: Caleb Cloute


Keep in your prayers
We pray for the following people who are having health issues or recovering: Jim Roberts; Nancy Schultz; Millie Zoern; Jessica Christian; Jennifer Judge; Lois Meier; David Tietz, Dean Freson, Betty Gerstner; Tom Probst; Kathleen Graf; Jenny Raduenz, Dean Freson, Alice Kuerth, Michele Adams, Carole (Mrs. Charles) Nehls, Helen Jannke and Antoinette Feder recovering at home.
 
The Ministry Minute
St. Luke's member care team is celebrating a milestone this month! We wanted to shout out this amazing team of members (just like YOU!) for providing support, encouragement, love and prayers to the members of St. Luke's for six months! This work is ongoing, nurturing and life-giving for so many. It has included providing meals for families with sick loved ones, providing respite care for caregivers, calling members who are grieving loss, and praying for the entire body of believers at St. Luke's. The member care team exists for YOU and is made up of members just like YOU! If you'd like to be a part of this we could use YOU! Please reach out to Julie Luetke at julieluetke@hotmail.com for more information and to get connected to this ministry. 
A Day at the Fireside Theater!
Our winGs group is hosting a day at the Fireside Theater in Fort Atkinson on Saturday, April 23. The show “A Mighty Fortress is Our Basement” is a comedy about what goes on in our church kitchens and the lives around it. This is a day performance at 1:30pm with a meal of choice before the show. We plan to meet at St. Luke’s at 9:30am and be back to St. Luke’s around 4:30/5pm. Please see the bulletin board in the church narthex for ALL the information. Any questions contact Kirsten Young at (608) 843-7291 or kirstenlyoung@gmail.com. Hurry! We only have 18 tickets!! Deadline is March 23!!!

Lead Teachers Needed!

TSL Roots Early Learning Center is hiring Lead Teachers for the following rooms: Infants, Toddlers, 2’s, 3’s, and Summer School Age Care. We are looking for individuals who are willing to care for God’s littlest lambs, share the Good News, and support the developmental needs of young children. TSL Roots is eager to be a community resource and can’t wait to meet our future staff additions. If you are interested in applying please call 920-261-3615 and pick up an application packet at TSL’s Western Campus.  The deadline for these job applications is February 25th. We will begin calling the week of the 21st to begin scheduling interviews. If enrollment is high enough, classroom assistants and an office administrator positions will be available too! All of these positions will begin either the last week of May or the first week of June. Please contact the school office at the number listed or Director Keely Prekop at kprekop@tslwels.org if you have any questions.

TSL is hiring a part time Janitor position at our Clark St. Campus available ASAP. This position would be responsible for cleaning the 2nd floor of the school building after each school day. The work can be done anytime between 3PM and 6AM. The work typically will require 3 hours per day. Pay is $11/hr. If you would like more information, please contact Principal Gustafson (pgustafson@tslwels.org, 920-261-3615). You can also pick up a job description with an application at either campus in the office
Trinity-St. Luke's Lutheran School Christian Book Fair
Here is a link to shop online:
  https://i55bookfairs.com/school/trinity-sl-wi/
Tri-County Chapter of Christian Life Resources
The Annual Business Meeting for Tri-County Chapter of Christian Life Resources will take place on February 28th beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Alpha Resource Center, 313 East Main Street, Watertown.  Please RSVP to the Alpha office at 920-261-9207 so they can plan for refreshments and pizza.

TSL Roots Donations:  Would you like to help plant the seed?  Items that are still needed for the Early Learning Center are listed on a display in the entryway.  If you would like to give, please take a paper from the display, fill out the back, and return it with your donation of cash or a check (made out to Trinity - St. Luke’s School) to the church or school office. Thank yous and receipts for tax purposes will be given out based on the information on the back of the ornament.
 

Date Night: Time to warm up this winter by learning some salsa and tango with your partner. On Saturday, March 5, from 5-7:30pm, we will start the evening with a taco bar, add in a devotion on relationships, and finish the night learning some fun new dance steps! The event is free with the option of a free will donation. It will take place at TSL’s cafeteria/gym at 303 Clark St. On site babysitting is also available with notice. ($10/1 child $20/family) If you plan to join us, please RSVP with Rachel Henriquez one of the following ways so we can plan accordingly: 985-201-4767, geauxdance2@gmail.com, or www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4CAFA82AA2FCC25-salsa.
Interested in giving your thankofferings online? 
If so, scan this QR code and it will take you to our online giving.  If you have been using the Give Plus Mobile App on your device, you will need to change to the Vanco Mobile app.  This will work the same as the Give Plus app (which is being discontinued in April).  Thank you for your gifts to Jesus.
Thrivent members, you can still direct 2021 Choice Dollars to benefit our church or school. The easiest way is to logon to Thrivent.com, type 'Thrivent Choice' in the search box, click on 'Direct Choice Dollars' and follow the prompts. You can also call 800-847-4836 and when prompted, say 'Thrivent Choice'. Your 2021 Choice Dollars will expire on March 31, so direct your dollars soon! If you have questions, call the Watertown Thrivent Office at 920-261-3222.
Luther Preparatory School Upcoming Events
March 13 at 2:00 p.m.--Sacred Spring Concert in the gymnasium.  Everyone is welcome to attend.
March 11, 12, and 13 at 7:00 p.m.--The  Musical South Pacific will be presented in the auditorium.  Tickets are on sale at www.ticketsource.us/lutherprep  or by calling 920-261-4352 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
WELS Coulee Women's Retreat
Christ Lutheran Church, West Salem
April 2, 2022

 
This retreat provides an opportunity for WELS/ELS women and their friends to gather together, encourage each other with God’s Word and go forth to share God’s Word with others.

Registration forms and itinerary are available below. Register by March 15. There is a discount for early registration by February 15.
Brochure & Application

If you would like a personal pastoral visit and communion, please call the office to set up an appointment.

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