October 22, 2017 Announcements

Calendar of Events

Oct 22 8:30 am Service of the Word
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Service of the Word
Oct 23 9:15 am Collate Epistle
  10:15 am Preschool chapel
  4:15 pm American Heritage Girls
  5:45 pm Women’s Bible study
  6:00 pm Men’s Bible study
Oct 24 10:15 am Preschool Chapel
  2:00 pm Preschool Chapel
  6:30 pm Bell choir
  7:30 pm Parish choir
Oct 25 10:30 am Romans Bible Study- Chapter 11
  4:30 pm Midweek Classes
  6:30 pm Praise Team Practice
Oct 26 8-10:00 am  Kiwanis
  10:15-1 pm Family Service Quilters
  1:00 pm Family Service Meeting
Oct 27    
Oct 28    
Sunday Reformation Sunday
Oct 29 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Worship with Holy Communion
  2:00- 3:30 pm Trunk or Treat


Reformation Sunday is next Sunday, October 29. All are invited to wear red, the liturgical color of the Reformation.

The Book to Know group will meet November 9 at Adele Knop’s home to discuss “The Hiding Place” by Corrie ten Boom.  Everyone is invited to read this book and join us for the discussion.

2018 Offering Envelopes are ready for pick-up in the narthex. Please pick them up promptly.

Family Service quilting group will meet on Thursday, October 26th, from 10:15 am until 1:00 p.m. At 1:00 pm we will have our Family Service meeting. Bring a sack lunch and join us.


October 29th-Trunk-or-Treat from 2:00-3:30 pm. Join in the fun by decorating a trunk for this fun family activity. Stay tuned for more  information as we get closer to the date.


Wanted:  Instrumentalists!!  We need to rebuild our Instrumental group. Can you help us?  All instrumentalists are welcome. Contact Wayne Hagemoser at 232-2807 for more information.


Campfire Night- The Family Life office is putting together a FAMILY friendly campfire night. And all families AND congregational members are invited to attend! Sign up for the Campfire Night will begin next week! But mark your calendars for Saturday, November 4th. 6:30 – 9:30 pm at McFarland Park. See Thomas Wilson for details.


Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child continues. Make sure you pick up your box from the narthex to help share the love of Christmas to those around the world! If you have questions, see Thomas Wilson. Return boxes by Nov 12.


Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance Choir Concert-  The annual concert of combined choirs will be on Sunday, November 5, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church at 2 pm. See the flyer on the bulletin board.


On Communion Sundays we now offer gluten-free wafers as an option. If you would like the gluten-free wafer, please point to the special container in the center of the tray of wafers, or say “gluten-free” to the elder distributing the wafers.


Time to fill the tubs- Let’s fill the tubs with new underwear and socks for all ages. These will go to either Bethesda Clothes Closet or HOPE Ministries in Des Moines.


A GIFT FOR OUR CHILDREN– The Women of St. Paul have a book called “Martin Luther…a man Who Changed the World” by Paul Maier available for pick-up between services today. One book per family with children age 13 and under. Please sign the list when you receive it. There may be extra books available for others for $10 after we distribute to the children. Please sign the waiting list for these.