Newsletter & Announcements
Guests . . . a special welcome to you! If you are looking for a church home we encourage you to consider First Lutheran! We love to share the Good News of our Savior and the help that God’s Word gives for our everyday lives! We would love to tell you more about our congregation. Please join us again!
A Confirmation Reception . . . will be held during the Christian Education Hour (beginning after the 8:15 a.m. service) today! Please join us as we celebrate Rena and Kali and Brynn’s work for the past three years, culminating in their confirmation.
Our Annual Voters’ Meeting . . . will be held today at 12:30 p.m. Topics of discussion will be election of officers and our spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year. Please plan to attend this very important meeting and provide your input. A light lunch will be served.
Mrs. Hultin’s Art Classes . . . will present their projects at the annual art show in the Fellowship Centre Monday, May 20th beginning at 4:00 p.m. You are invited to see the amazing results of the talent and hard work these students have put forth over the past school year!
Celebrate the Spirit . . . His person, power, and presence in our Midweek Break Worship this Wednesday (beginning at 6:30 p.m.). Red is the color of the day.
“Holy! Holy! Holy!” . . . will be our song for our celebration of the Holy Trinity, next Sunday at 8:15 and 11:00 a.m.! We will also remember those who have served, and especially those who have died in service to our nation on that Memorial Day Sunday. Please join us in worshiping our gracious and amazing God!
New Testament Words … like “Word” “sin” “time” and “life” are under the microscope in our Adult Bible Study, meeting Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Centre! Each week we look at a key word in the New Testament, study its background, Old Testament roots, partner words, and significance for our walk with Christ. Join us to learn some fundamental words for life!
The Playground Has Grown! . . . First Lutheran School students have really enjoyed the extra room to roam since the fence posts have been moved out toward the edges of our property. Thank you to the Board of Trustees! Last chance if you’d like to donate to the Race for Education; contact Denise Underwood at 442-5367. This fundraiser ends May 24. Our last day of school is Friday, May 31 and it includes a Celebration Service and all-school picnic. Summer break is on the way!
The Annual Spring Picnic and Street Dance . . . for our Developmentally Disabled members will be Thursday, May 30 beginning at 5:30 p.m. If you would like to help in any way, please speak with Lowell or Susan Bartels, or call the church office, 442-5367. You’ll be blessed!
First Edition Book Club . . . will meet Saturday, June 1 at 12:15 p.m. We are reading “Angel Song,” by Sheila Walsh and Katherine Cushman. Join us for luncheon and discussion. Please RSVP your hostess, Pam Tudor, 227-6731.
God’s Love Servant Event . . . is planned for Sunday, June 2. We will meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. (or meet us at God’s Love) to prepare dinner for the residents there. A signup sheet is available on the bulletin board in Ziegler Hall, along with a list of needed groceries. If you have any questions, please speak with Tammy Anderson. Thanks for participating in this servant event!
Your Summer Vacation Plans . . . will be complete when you have August 5-9 saved for Vacation Bible School! “Go Tell It On the Mountain” will inspire, energize and comfort children age 4 through 6th grade. If you are willing to contribute your time, talents and/or treasures to helping promote this valuable message, please contact Kris Basinger (431-5392) or Laurie Stelter (439-7075) and we’ll accommodate your request! Thanks be to God for your willingness to serve!
“Please Keep This Confidential” . . . When you say these words to your Stephen Minister, you can be assured your Stephen Minister will keep quiet about what you share. Confidentiality is a cornerstone of Stephen Ministry. Stephen Ministers don’t reveal anything their care receiver says—and don’t even tell anyone who their care receiver is.
Our Thanks . . . to the Boards of Youth Ministry and Christian Education for preparing, serving and cleaning up after our Wednesday night supper!
The Food Share Items . . .
for May are fruit juices.
On the Lutheran Hour Today… “What Does It All Mean?” with Lutheran Hour Speaker, Rev. Gregory Seltz. To get the right answer, we need to ask the right question. (Acts 2:1-21) Tune in Next Sunday: “God Says Remember.” Radio Stations: KAWZ 90.9 FM Sunday at 8:00 a.m. and KCAP 1340 AM Sunday at 9:00 a.m.