LAOS Letter to God’s People

LAOS
Letter to God’s People
Vol. 11, No. 5
A Monthly Publication of First Lutheran Church of Williston
May 2014
Dear Disciples of Christ Jesus at First Lutheran,
Over the many years I’ve lived in these parts, I have observed the month of May as an in
the middle of the season of ‘unlocking.’ There are a many people who think there are
four seasons, winter, spring, summer and fall, but those of us who’ve lived in North
Dakota for a while know that there are two more. Every fall, somewhere around the end
of November, the season of ‘locking’ starts. People drain the water from building, hoses
and cabins which will not know human habitation until warm weather comes around
again; we snap padlocks, turn keys and leave things be. And all is quiet, locked up.
Then, as the days get warmer, the other season begins. I was reminded of it when someone excitedly told me they were going to their cabin at the lake to ‘unlock’ it and see if it
made it through the winter.
Remember our
Mission:
To invite all people
to join with us as we
relate to God,
nurture faith, and
are sent to serve.
First Lutheran Staff:
Pastor Martin Mock
Pastor Benjamin Loven
Lori Yale—Admin. Assist.
Charlotte Swensrud—
Volunteer Coordinator
Beth Olsen—Musician
Bessie Larmer—Custodian
Greg Sinclair—Property
Mgr.
Kathi Nygaard—Intern
Pastor
Unlocking is a belief that should be near and dear to the heart of the Christian. The
principalities and powers of the world could not hold the Christ we serve and follow. Our
sin cannot hold us hostage with so powerful a Deliverer to set us free. And finally, death
is not the last word whispered in our ear as we leave this world on the way to what
happens next. There is more for each son of Adam and daughter of Eve. There are
universes of possibilities beyond what we see and feel and hear in this world.
Many years ago, I visited the tomb of Jesus. There were two of them. One of them is the
site sacred to pilgrimages since the fourth century and now sits in the center of the
Church of the Holy Sepulcher. By now, it has accumulated the ‘hardware’ that
accompanies a “holy site”, the incredibly beautiful art, lines of pilgrims, oil lamps and
incense. Outside the wall around “Old Jerusalem”, there is what is called the “Garden
Tomb” discovered and developed since the mid-nineteenth century. It sits a hundred
yards or so from a limestone formation that is shaped like a skull overlooking what used
to be a main street into Jerusalem. At the foot of the outcropping, archeologists have
found fragments of human bone suggesting that this was an execution site. Like most
things about Christianity in our time, there is some controversy about which one in the
real site. But, there is one thing I can tell you about both of them. They are empty.
That’s all I need to know.
So, I will continue to celebrate the season of our unlocking, while living in a world
where countless thousands of innocent people die in the hands of those made heartless by
the prince of this world; while in sorrow over the passing of loved and treasured saints in
our community; while confused by the conflicting claims to truth made by the faithful all
over this planet.
I will celebrate secure in the truth that for Jerusalem and Williston, North Dakota, and all
the points in between, cabin unlockers and empty tombs, will speak the same reassuring
Word to the children of God and prayerfully to all men and women for eternity- Jesus is
Risen! Alleluia!
In Christ,
Pastor Marty
NEWS
NEWS
STEWARDSHIP
2014
Budget
$768,000
04/26/14
YTD Budget
$251,073
04/26/14
YTD Actual
$197,351
WORSHIP & ATTENDANCE
Sunday
Wednesday___
03/30/14 251
04/02/14 80
04/06/14 280
04/09/14 73
04/13/14 454
04/17/14 163
04/18/14 87
04/20/14 785
04/23/14 12
First Lutheran Church is looking for a part time
custodian. The position would be mostly daytime
hours with some flexibility in scheduling. There
would be some weekend and evening hours needed to
clean after weddings, funerals, and special events. A
full job description is available at the office. If
interested contact the office at 572-6363.
WOMEN OF THE CHURCH
NEWS
NEWS
LEADERSHIP
Pastoral Acts
Funerals
Jerry Olson
Lloyd Nelson
Daxton Elletson
Betty Jarland
04/09/2014
04/12/2014
04/18/2014
04/24/2014
Baptisms
Vacation Bible School (led by counselors
from UMM) will be held at First
Lutheran June 23-26, 2014!! Mark Your
calendar and fill out the forms in this
month’s newsletter and bring back to the
church office as soon as possible.
It is really Spring. We know, because WELCA
is having their Spring General Meeting. It is
Wednesday, May 7th, at 9:30 am in the Parlor.
We will be having our Annual Memorial Service
for the women who have left us in the past year. Coffee and
treats will be served along with a program planned by LOVE
Circle.
Good News. The congregation joined us in gathering items for
the Baskets of Promise and the committee is assembling them
for the May 15th LWR shipment. Items can still be brought to
the church to help us meet out goal of 100 Personal Care Kits
–especially metal nail clippers and light-weight colored bath
towels. These Personal Care kits provide basic hygiene tools
to our brothers and sisters in need in the USA and around the
world. Layette items of onesies, sleepers, socks, receiving
blankets, diapers and pins are always welcome and
will also be sent in the May LWR shipment. Your
generosity and participation is greatly appreciated.
Women of ELCA - Triennial
Gathering, July 24-27
You need time away for rest and renewal. You need time with women of
bold faith and courage. You need
time to dance and sing and praise God.
You need time with women of many
generations. Come experience all
these things and more at the 9th Triennial Gathering of Women of the
ELCA this July in Charlotte, North
Carolina. Check out all event details,
speakers, and schedule and register at
www.welcatg.org
Music & Worship Arts
Special thanks to
EVERYONE in FLC’s Music Ministry:
Children’s Choir, Echo, Handbells,
AWE, Sanctuary Choir and soloists
for all the beautiful and inspiring music
during Lent, Holy Week and Easter.
Well done, faithful servants!
The Children’s Choir will
have its last rehearsal
of the season on May 8,
and will sing during
11:00 worship on
Mother’s Day
On Thursday, May 15, we
will have our year-end
PARTY!!!
MEN’S CHORUS
is preparing a musical offering for
At this writing, the fragrance of the Easter lilies still lingers in the sanctuary. The Easter
Sunday Festive Worship at FLC was certainly a lovely celebration of the resurrection! And
now, with all the hymns, instrumental music and songs still rattling around inside my head, I
have the Laos deadline to meet. But today, this is no mad scramble for me to fill my page (no
raging battle between inspiration and perspiration, either); the ads were done a while back, and
this article you’re reading, I’ve been eagerly waiting to write it all down for weeks! Hope you
enjoy reading it as much as I enjoy the writing!
Harkening back to the format I’d had in a weekly bulletin column, Coffee and Hymns, this
month I thought I’d spend a few minutes talking about Thine Is the Glory, a well-loved Easter
hymn, and one of my all-time favorites. The birthing process of hymns varies: sometimes the
poetry comes first, other times, the music, and sometimes both elements, simultaneously. To
discuss Thine Is the Glory, I really have to start with its music since it predates the hymn, as we
have come to know it, by over 175 years! Handel wrote the melody, with text by Thomas Morrell (librettist to Handel on many projects), in 1747, as part of the oratorio, Joshua. The song
was titled, See the Conquering Hero Comes! (a snippet of its text, See, the conqu'ring hero
comes! Sound the trumpets! Beat the drums!) This song was so popular that years later, Handel
added it to one of his most famous (and my favorite of the lot) oratorios, Judas Maccabeus.
Before I go on, perhaps a little review of oratorio is in order. Handel, writing in England, was
frustrated that he couldn’t stage operas in Lent (this was a time of strict Protestantism vs frequent Jacobite risings); it was deemed inappropriate to attend such frivolous events during such
a holy, solemn time. However, Handel was a very shrewd businessman. Thus, the creation of
oratorio—long works, based on religious themes, with choruses, soloists, orchestra, but no
staging, sets, movement, costumes, etc. (Think: opera on the radio). As a form, oratorio
allowed the theaters to fill (churches, as venues, too); money kept flowing into Handel’s pocket,
musicians stayed employed, all in all, a brilliant navigation of the rules! It is amazing that
greed bred such a wonderful, inspiring, and enduring form!
The text of Thine Is the Glory was the 1884 creation of a Swiss, Edmond Budry, his text called,
À toi la gloire. The English translation by Richard Hoyle didn’t arrive on the scene until 1923
(that’s only 91 years ago—modern by most standards)! Of course, the tune, a real rouser, found
other outlets: Beethoven wrote variations on its melody for piano and for cello, the
Germans have an Advent hymn (pretty), Zion’s Daughter, and the Dutch have a very popular setting that they sing at weddings. The English are really fond of it; it is used at funerals,
weddings, worship and royal occasions.
From a linguistic standpoint, the hymn text is really well preserved. No one’s made it into
Yours Is the Glory! The classic language endures because, up until very recently, the hymn
was NOT in the public domain; if you wanted to print it, you had to use Hoyle’s translation!
I hope, by this time, you’re humming Thine Is the Glory!
See you in church, beth
With
YOUR HELP ,
The Sometimes Singers
MOTHER’S DAY
will present a musical offering
during 11:00 worship on
Only 2 more rehearsals!!!
Thursdays, May 1 and May 8
7:15pm in the chapel
(Memorial Day weekend)
(May 11)
May 25
We
will
The gift
of song—
what a great gift for Mom!
Hope you can take part!
New members are ALWAYS welcome!
Questions? See beth
meet at 10:30 for a
very, very brief rehearsal
AWE is
FLC’s praise
group.
AWE
regularly
sings and
plays during worship services. AWE recently had a couple of its
dedicated members move away, so
AWE really n eeds t o add t o it s
ranks. AWE could use YOUR help!
AWE w ou ld w elcom e t h e con t ribution of YOUR m usical gifts to the
group’s efforts. AWE knows how
busy YOU are; they’re busy, too.
But AWE m usicians do their best to
m ake time to serve God through
music. AWE hopes that you will
consider doing the same. Every
week, AWE rehearses from 5:15 to
6:00 on Thursdays in the chapel.
And, AWE welcomes everyone!
memorials
Undesignated
Jon Ellefson
Tom & Carol Ritter
Dawn Rustad
Malcolm & Denise Pippin
Mark Geyer
Ron & Liz Lund
Don & Mae Thompson
Mark & Laurie Wrolson
Cleo Haugland
Carol Holden
Willis & Ruth Gunlikson
Ruth Wagner
Art & Bev Bendixson
Carroll & Pam Hegge
Greg & Kayleen Anderson
Anna Remsburg
Jack & Christine Olson
Gary & Karen Broeder
Paul & Connie Hedrun
Jerry Olson
Walter & Beth Darr
Virgin ia Peterson
Arvid & Judy Johnson
Jerry & Renee Rogness
Leland & Bev Evjen
David & Tina Hanson
Diane Hagen
Rose Hagen
John & DaVee MacMaster
Don & Bev Sathe
Larry & Dede Bean
Robert & Ruth Benson
Luise Mahder
Laverne Gund
Peg Stokes
Ann Marie Wheeler
Earl Wheeler
Shayne Snyder
Jeff & Cortney Wagner
Mary Huber
Anne Lee
Levin & Ard is Bean
Peter & Lynette Nygaard
Leroy & Norma Seaton
Roger & Esther Anderson
Ardean & Coke Aafedt
Don & Mae Thompson
Clayton & Gladys Benth
Greg & Kay Anderson
Bennie Olson
Les & Mabel Colebank
Denley McKenzie
Larry & Dede Bean
Programs
Jon Ellefson
Larry & Lila Lynne
David & Mary Lynn Brevik
Jerry Olson
Roger & Sandy Kohlman
David & Mary Lynn Brevik
Greg & Kathleen Sinclair
Carroll & Pam Hegge
Lavern & Lillian Miller
Willis & Ruth Gunlikson
Doris Lindvig
Carol Holden
John & Marilyn McGinley
Scott & Kristen Rehak
John & Muriel Hinman
Earl & Lo is Rennerfeldt
Nora Irgens
Leslie & Mabel Colebank
Lowell & Carol Jean Sandvik
Marilyn Sandaker
Addy Stenehjem
Ron & Liz Lund
V.F. Peterson
Larry & Sue Kroll
Jeanette Ekblad
Rob & Karla Osborn
Media Fund
Jon Ellefson
Mary Ann Gaudreau
Bob & Marilyn Austreim
Jared Arends
Mary Ann Gaudreau
Jerry Olson
Melva Sogard
Bennie Olson
Lowell & Carol Jean Sandvik
Lloyd Nelson
Lowell & Carol Jean Sandvik
Fred Miller
Lowell & Carol Jean Sandvik
Lorraine Arcand
Lowell & Carol Jean Sandvik
Youth Fund
Jerry Olson
Floyd & Jeanne Olson
Ethel Oyen
Pat Hamers
Jared Arends
Pat Hamers
Ken & Vam Erickson
Trust Fund
Missionary Fund
Jon Ellefson
Luella Asleson
Jerry Olson
Carol Jensen
Don & Ann Arnson
Good Sam Fund
Jon Ellefson
Duane & Joanne DeMars
Jerry Olson
Dale Livdahl
Linda Stordahl
Mary Ann Gaudreau
Jane Innis
Dorothy Olson
Will & Jean Fisher
Maxine Duncalf
Loren & Linda Haugen
Lawrence & Ethel Schuschke
Margo Bartness
Larry & Dorinne Haug
Jean Lewis
Robert & Eleanor Olson
Anna Remsburg
Ken & Vam Erickson
Marlo & Gloria Blomberg
Leonard & Eileen Porter
Ellen Hofland
Otto & Maureen Muecke
Harry & Elizabeth Thompson
Maurice & Gladys Sandaker
John & Joyce Krabseth
Darin & Charlotte Swensrud
Dorothy Brakken
Jerry Peterson
Jerry & Dawn Rustad
Audrey Olson
Betty Koerner
Property Fund
Donn Skadeland
Jan Skadeland
Jerry Olson
Bob Eynon
Congratulations to the
Class of 2014
Hannah Benson
Cambree Billehus
Dreysyn Bratcher
Graeme Key
Not Pictured:
Hailey Bendixson
Danielle Germundson
Carson Hartwig
Austin Haugen
Gabriel Jensen
Amanda Nelson
Samantha Miller
Jeffrey Nelson
TRUST FUND MINUTES
MARCH 20, 2014
Present: Lowell Sandvik, Bob Eynon, Lavina Domagala, David Hanson, John Suess, Pastor Mock.
Lowell called the meeting to order.
Motion was made and seconded to approve the minutes of the February 20 th and the March 7 th meetings.
Carried.
Financials were reviewed. Motion was made and seconded to approve the financial reports. Carried.
Reviewed a request of $5,000 for National Organization of QPR (Question, Persuade, & Response) suicide prevention.
Motion was made to approve up to $5,000 for the request, but donors who had previously
expressed support should be contacted to help pay for the program.Any donations received should be used to reduce the
bill, or refunded back to the Trust Fund if the bill is paid by the time any donations are received. Carried.
Bills were reviewed and discussed. Motion was made and seconded to pay the bills as presented. In addition, the upcoming bill from Ekblads for new appliances at the parsonage was discussed. Motion was made and seconded to pay
for the appliances from the property fund and to transfer $10,000 to the checking account for payment of the appliances
and the other bills. Carried.
The process of allocation year end income between temporarily restricted and permanently restricted funds was discussed. Scholarship fund availability for development of relationships with students attending
seminary or an ELCA college was discussed. The possibility of developing a scholarship application for these funds
was proposed.
Meeting adjourned.
Respectfully submitted,
Lavina Domagala
Secretary/Treasurer
Intern news
Christ is risen. He is risen indeed. Alleluia!
It is a joyous time of the year. We are now in the midst of Easter season and signs of new life abound; tulips poking
up in the courtyard here at First Lutheran, calves frolicking in the pastures and a line of dandelions along the south
side of my house!
It was enjoyable to spend some time during Lent watching movies about Jesus on Monday nights. Thank you to those
who joined me for fellowship and conversation during Jesus Real to Reel. I hope it was both a fun and learning time
for all of you.
At this point, I have completed 2/3 of my internship time with all of you and feel blessed by the experience and the
great relationships that I’ve formed. Since I am not following the standard pattern for seminary education, I will actually be completing my academic studies this semester and going through graduation from Luther Seminary on May
18, 2014.
As I prepare for the Upper Missouri Cluster meeting of the Women of the ELCA, I am pondering their theme verse
from Matthew 6: 27 “And can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your life span”? The worries of this life
are abundant. Some of those worries are significant, such as being able to pay rent/mortgage and keep shelter for your
family or concerns about health. But many of the worries that consume us, that define our sense of self-worth, are so
much smaller and yet they become magnified out of proportion, creating physical anxiety that manifests itself in upset
stomachs and sleepless nights. In this passage, Jesus doesn’t intend to make light of our concerns, but before and after this verse, Jesus tells us to look at the birds of the air and consider the lilies of the field. These reminders to look
up and look around can give us a larger perspective about what is truly important in our lives.
So this Easter season, I invite you to look up and look around.
Kathi Nygaard, Intern Pastor
COUNCIL MINUTES April 8, 2014
Members Present: Earl Westereng, Jane Slocum, Lyla Semenko, David Brevik, Kathy Ekblad, Wayne Sorenson, Larry Lynne, Brion
Norby, Lois Scheele
Members Absent: Cyndy Aafedt, Charles Tanner, Terry Gaudreau
Others Present: Pastor Mock
Meeting called to order by President Earl. W. Motion to adopt agenda as printed was made by Lyla S. and seconded by Kathy E.
Motion carried.
Devotion by Pastor Mock reading a passage from Mudhouse Sabbath. Members were given copies and asked to read in preparation
for devotions at May Council meeting.
Unfinished Business
Child Protection Policy: Discussion regarding the addition of designation of responsibility for church sponsored events. This will
be added to the policy with final vote of approval at May Council Meeting.
Audit Committee: Brion N. reported that Jeremy Skoglund is st ill in the process of gettin g information from the repaired server. A
full report will be available at May Council meeting.
New Business
Council Party: This would be a Council sponsored cake at coffee hour for members Alan and Debbie Hanson and Andrew and
Miriam Hage who will be moving out of town. Larry L. made a motion for recognition to be given both couples in the bulletin and
from the pulpit on Sunday, April 13. Motion seconded by Lois S. Motion carried.
New Member Sunday: New Member Sunday will be Ap ril 27. A motion to induct new members at the service of their choice was
made by Lyla S. and seconded by Kathy E. Motion carried.
Memorial Committee: Brion N. will be Council liaison on this committee. Pastor Marty will assist him.
Summer Worship Hours: After much discussion this was tabled until May Council meeting.
Survey Assessment of Worship: Council decided not to conduct a survey at this time.
Synod Assembly Delegates: Assembly will be May 31-June 1 in Bismarck. Delegates nominated and elected to attend at Annual
Meeting are Pastor and Patty Mock, Pastor Ben and Jennifer Loven, Greg and Kathy Sinclair, Ken and Darci Kjos.
Reports
Secretary Minutes: Motion to accept as printed made by David B. and seconded by Lyla S. Motion carried.
Staff Reports: Pastor Marty r epor ted that Pastor Ben will finish t he Life Touch Pictor ial this mon th. He also r epor ted t he
church staff is okay. The Youth Group is up and running and he is currently work ing on the National Youth Gathering, wh ich w ill
be held in Detroit. Confirmation classes are either completed or continuing and he is preparing for Holy Week activities. Intern
Kathi has been doing visitations at Golden Estates, Bethel an d Ar bor Ho use as well as ser vices at O ur Savior ’s and Trinit y
Lutheran churches. She is also assist ing Pastor Marty with preparations for Holy Week.
Committee Reports: Accepted as printed.
Treasurer Report: Brion N. said he is workin g on gettin g the bills paid now that the computer is repaired. Motion to accept as
printed made by David B. and seconded by Lois S. Motion carried.
Life Touch Pictorial: Pastor Marty reported that Pastor Ben will have it completed this month.
Diaconal Ministry: Pastor Marty reported the Synod will do the call. An advisory Committee is being set up with pastors and two
lay members each from the three ELCA churches. Their first meeting will be May 1, 2014 to write the gu idelines. Earl W.
suggested Sjon Zunich be a member from First Lutheran and Kathy E. suggested Jean Lindvig. Earl will contact both.
Stewardship: Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, April 12 and will have a report at May Council meeting.
Youth Ministry Report: No applicants to date.
Vision 2014: Terry G. is work ing on this with Pastor Marty.
Hospitality Committee: Jane S. suggested New Member Sundays be under a small group designated to assist the pastoral staff in
planning and executing these specific events.
Correspondence
Thank you’s passed around
Church Usage Requests: Two requests were received and approved.
Baptism Assistants
April – Larry Lynne
May – Earl Westereng and David Brevik
Dates to Remember
April 24 – New Member Orientation
April 27 – New Member Sunday
May 1 – Diaconal Minist ry Organizational Meeting
May 11 – Mother’s Day
May 31-June 1 – Synod Meeting
2014 Council Meetings
May 13
June 10
Meeting adjourned
Submitted by Jane Slocum, Secretary
UMM VBS HEALTH FORM
Thursday, May 1, 2014
6:30 am UMM Prayer Breakfast
12:00 pm Men in Mission—P
2:00 pm Pray,Knit/Crochet & Chat—P
4:00pm Children’s Choir—C
5:00 pm WSC Cooking Class—FH
5:30 pm AWE—C
6:15 pm Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal—C
7:15 pm Men’s Chorus—C
Friday, May 2, 2014
11:00 am Luncheon—P
Saturday, May 3, 2014
1:00 pm Baby Shower—P
Sunday, May 4, 2014
9:00 am Worship Service—S
Communion
9:00 am Worship Service—C
Communion
10:00 am Sunday School
10:00 am Coffee Hour—FH
11:00 am Worship Service—S
Communion
5:30 pm Banquet West Supper—FH
Monday, May 5, 2014
1:00 pm Quilting—MA
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
7:00 am Men’s Bible Study
8:00 am Lay Preachers/Pastors Text
Study—Dakota Farms
9:30 am Staff Meeting—CR
5:30 pm Nurturing Parent Program
5:30 pm Music & Worship Arts Comm
6:30 pm Executive Committee—P
7:00 pm Personnel Committee—P
7:00 pm Property Committee—P
7:30 pm Internship Committee—CR
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
9:30 am WELCA General Meeting—P
4:00 pm Echo Rehearsal-C
5:00 pm Jr. High youth group—RR
5:30 pm Handbell Rehearsal—S
6:30 pm Worship—C
Thursday, May 8, 2014
2:00 pm Pray,Knit/Crochet & Chat—P
4:00pm Children’s Choir—C
5:30 pm AWE—C
6:00 pm Quilting for Graduates—MA
6:15 pm Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal—C
7:15 pm Men’s Chorus—C
9:00 pm UMDHU Sweet Rolls—FH
Friday, May 9, 2014
6:00 am UMDHU Sweet Rolls—FH
10:00 am Little Scholars Mothers Day
Program —FH
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Happy Mother’s Day
9:00 am Worship Service—S
Communion
9:00 am Worship Service—C
Communion
10:00 am Sunday School
10:00 am Coffee Hour—FH
11:00 am Worship Service—S
Communion
2:00 pm WSC Music Dept.—S
5:30 pm Banquet West Supper—FH
Monday, May 12, 2014
1:00 pm Quilting—MA
3:00 pm WELCA Board Meeting—P
6:30 pm Friendship Ministries at
Bethel Home
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
7:00 am Men’s Bible Study
8:00 am Lay Preachers/Pastors Text
Study—Dakota Farms
9:30 am Staff Meeting—CR
11:00 am Elks Youth Day—FH
5:30 pm Nurturing Parent Program
7:00 pm Church Council —P
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
5:30 pm Handbell Rehearsal—S
6:00 pm WHS H onors Banquet—FH
6:30 pm Worship—C
Thursday, May 15, 2014
12:00 pm Trust Fund Meeting—P
2:00 pm Pray,Knit/Crochet & Chat—P
4:00 pm Children’s Choir Party
5:30 pm AWE—C
6:15 pm Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal—C
Friday, May 16, 2014
10:00 am Little Scholars Graduation
5:30 pm Cummings/Marcy Wedding
Rehearsal—S
Saturday, May 17, 2014
10:00 am Hope Circle—P
5:30 pm Cummings/Marcy Wedding
Sunday, May 18, 2014
9:00 am Worship Service—S
Communion
9:00 am Worship Service—C
Communion
10:00 am Sunday School
10:00 am Coffee Hour—FH
10:00 am Senior Brunch —P
11:00 am Worship Service—S
Communion
5:30 pm Banquet West Supper—FH
Monday, May 19, 2014
1:00 pm Quilting—MA
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
7:00 am Men’s Bible Study
8:00 am Lay Preachers/Pastors Text
Study—Dakota Farms
9:30 am Staff Meeting—CR
10:30 am Bethel Home/Communion
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
9:30 am Faith Circle
1:30 pm Love Circle
6:30 pm Worship—C
Thursday, May 22, 2014
2:00 pm Pray,Knit/Crochet & Chat—P
5:30 pm AWE—C
Friday, May 23, 2014
4:00 pm Graduation Open House—P
5:00 pm Axtman/Jangula Wedding
Rehearsal—S
Saturday, May 24, 2014
5:00 pm Axtman/Jangula Wedding—S
Sunday, May 25, 2014
9:00 am Worship Service—S
Communion
9:00 am Worship Service—C
Communion
10:00 am Coffee Hour—FH
11:00 am Worship Service—S
Communion
5:30 pm Banquet West Supper—FH
Monday, May 26, 2014
CHURCH CLO SED
MEMORIAL DAY
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
7:00 am Men’s Bible Study
8:00 am Lay Preachers/Pastors Text
Study—Dakota Farms
9:30 am Staff Meeting—CR
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
9:00 am Laos Newsletters—P
9:30 am Bethel Terrace/Communion
10:00 am Heritage Manor/Communion
2:00 pm Golden Estates/Communion
6:30 pm Worship—C
8:00 pm Banquet West Steering
Committee—P
Thursday, May 29, 2014
2:00 pm Pray,Knit/Crochet & Chat—P
5:00 pm WSC Cooking Class—FH
5:30 pm AWE—C
Friday, May 30, 2014
Pastors Gone-Synod Assembly in
Bismarck
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Pastors Gone-Synod Assembly in
Bismarck
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The church will be closed on Monday, May 26th, in
observance of Memorial Day. Have a wonderful holiday.
The church
will begin
closing at
12:00 noon
on Fridays
beginning
on May
23rd. Monday through Thursday will
be regular business hours.
Have a great summer.
CAMPER ALERT!!!
WELCA and Men In
Mission will supplement
camper fees for UMM
camps. Half off day camps
and $75 off all other
sessions. Please note First
Lutheran Church on your
registration.
Please remember our veterans,
past and present, this
Memorial Day.
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