April 29, 2018 Announcements

Calendar of Events

Apr 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
Apr 30 10:15 am Preschool Chapel
  6:00 pm Men’s Bible study
May 1 10:15 am Preschool Chapel 
  2:00 pm Preschool Chapel
  6:30 pm Bell choir
  7:30 pm Parish choir
May 2 10:30 am Ezekiel Bible study (ch 33-36)
  4:30 pm Midweek classes
  6:30 pm Praise Team practice
May 3    
May 4    
May 5    
Sunday Confirmation Sunday
May 6 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion
  9:30 am Confirmand Reception
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Worship with Holy Communion


The Book to Know group will meet July 12, 7:00 pm at Gretchen Zitterich’s home to discuss “In the Presence of My Enemies” by Gracia Burnham.  Everyone is invited to read this book and join us for the discussion.

May 2 is the last Midweek class for this year!

JOINING JESUS ON HIS MISSION — LAYETTE DRIVE ~ The Board of Human Care is collecting the following items for babies whose moms came to Informed Choice for counseling: Diapers – newborn size; Wipes; Onesies or sleepers in a neutral color (no pink or blue please!); Receiving blankets or gauze blankets. There is a display in the narthex where you can place your donated items. Thank you for helping these new moms!

NEWSLETTERS AVAILABLE– The Grulkes, with Lutheran Bible Translators, who spoke to us a few months ago, are finally on their way to Botswana.  Their newsletter is on the MISSIONS bulletin board.  James & Angela Sharp, missionaries to Uruguay, who we support through the HOPE Gift Market, sent a mission update. Their newsletter is on the MISSIONS bulletin board.

Spring is finally here and many coats and jackets have been left in the coatroom. Please check to see if one of them is yours. Thank you.

Discounted Adventureland Tickets- Sign up now on the bulletin board to get your discounted Adventureland Tickets. Tickets are $25 each ($20 savings). Kids 3 and under are free. Tickets may be used one day during Substance Free weekends (April 28, 29, May 5 or 6).

Youth– It is time to think about attending Camp Okoboji this summer. Several youth are interested in attending and we would love to have more. See the display in the narthex for dates and more info. Do not let the cost deter you. Funds are available to help with the cost. Talk to Carla Murphy for more info.

Just a reminder, our LWML IA West District Convention at Okoboji is coming up. Get your reservations in soon ($25 by May 14; $30 after May 14). Registration forms are on the bulletin board. See you all there June 28th thru 30th!

Family Service Group will host a luncheon on Thursday May 20th at 12:00 noon. Everyone is invited to join us. Food will be provided. Please come if you can.

BEGONIAS, BASKETS and beautiful plants galore are available from the LWML HOLUB’s plant sale. Pick up a flyer in the narthex, place your order by MAY 4 by dropping off your order at the church office. Contact Gretchen Z. if you have questions. There will be some extra flowers for purchase on the pickup day on May 12. Plant with a purpose this year. Proceeds benefit LWML mission offering and convention fees. Order by May 4 please.

Like working with youth or want to try? The Board of Youth is looking for a few more people to serve on our committee for the 2018-19 term. are also still in search of a vice chair for that same term. If questions or interested, contact Carla Murphy or come visit us at the next Kingdom Workers meeting at 7:00 pm on May 7 at the church!