St. John Norrona News

 March 2023

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Pastor Carlton Larsen

Office – (306) 725-3113

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Scripture Lessons

March 5, 2023:

Genesis 12:1-4a                     Psalm 121

Romans 4:1-5, 13-17              John 3:1-17

March 12, 2023:

Exodus 17:1-7                         Psalm 95

Romans 5:1-11                       John 4:5-42

March 19, 2023:

1 Samuel 16:1-13                   Psalm 23

Ephesians 5:8-14                    John 9:1-41

March 26, 2023:

Ezekiel 37:1-4                         Psalm 130

Romans 8:6-11                       John 11:1-45

Lenten Services

Lenten services at St. John Lutheran Church, on Wednesdays, March 1st – March 29th at 7:00 pm at St John.   Everyone welcome.

World Day Of Prayer

World Day of Prayer is on Friday, March 3, 2023 at the Strasbourg Alliance Church at 1:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

Norrona Lutheran Church

Financial Report – January 2023

Norrona Revenue

*Regular Sunday Offering (envelopes,

benevolence/missions (including CLWR),

loose, and other Norrona regular offering)    $3,025.00

*Other revenue (e.g. bank interest, Norrona

fundraising, and other Norrona-specific

revenue)                                                          $         .75

Total Revenue                     $3,025.75   

Norrona Expenses

Paid to St. John

*Norrona portion of Parish Expenses (e.g.

Pastor salary, benefits, EI, mileage, Pulpit

Supply, office & worship supplies, telephone

office secretary)                                               $2,023.47

*Norrona Congregational Expenses (e.g.

maintenance, insurance, utilities, fundraising,

worship & office supplies, organist)              $   748.07

*Missions of the Church (e.g. Sask. Synod,

CLWR, and other Norrona specific mission

projects)                                                            $   165.00

Total Expenses                    $2,936.54

Net Income                           $     89.21

St. John Council

Chairperson – Peter Barry
Vice-Chair – Barb Gwillim
Secretary – Rhonda de Hoop
Treasurer – Bev Decker
Member – Jan Schulz
Member – Vicki Cornwell


If anyone would like to donate to LAMP (LAMP is a cross-cultural ministry sharing Jesus Christ with God’s people in remote areas of Canada), this can be done by mailing cheques payable to LAMP to 4966-92 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6B 2V4 or visit

St. John Lutheran Church

Monthly Financial Summary

January 2023


Total regular offering (includes for

our church CLWR, Benevolence, and

preauthorized monthly giving)                          6,740.50

Total other revenue (e.g. church use,

rental property, donations, interest, etc.)           1,943.38

Total revenue                                                   $8,683.88


Pastor Payroll (e.g. salary, benefits, EI,

mileage, etc.)                                                      6,060.09

Missions (e.g. Benevolence, Sask. Synod,

Fundraising, etc.)                                                1,092.50

Worship and services (e.g. Pulpit Supply,

travel time, mileage, worship and office

supplies, Organist, Secretary, Treasurer,

Envelope Secretary, etc.)                                   1,505.68

Church properties (e.g. power, telephone,

natural gas, bank service charges, line of

credit, insurance, church maintenance, etc.)    1,680.05

Total expenses                                              $12,067.06

Net Income                                                  (-$3,383.18)

Worship Service at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home

Pastor Carlton will be leading worship at the Last Mountain Pioneer Home on Wednesday mornings from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. on the following days:

March 8th                                          August 23rd

April 5th                                               September 20th

May 3rd                                                October 18th

May 31st                                  November 15th

June 28th                                            December 13th   

July 26th