September 23, 2018 Announcements

Calendar of Events

Sunday  Preschool Sunday
Sept 23 8:30 am Service of the Word
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Service of the Word
Sept 24 9:15 am Collate Epistle
  4:15 pm American Heritage Girls
  5:45 pm Women’s Bible study
Sept 25 10:15 am Preschool Chapel
  2:15 pm Preschool Chapel
  6:30 pm Bells of St. Paul
  7:30 pm Parish Choir
Sept 26 4:30 pm Midweek classes
  6:30 pm Praise Team practice
Sept 27 10-12:00 pm Family Service Quilters
  10:15 am Preschool Chapel
  1:00 pm Family Service meeting
Sept 28    
Sept 29    
Sept 30 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Worship with Holy Communion


The Evangelism Committee needs help welcoming and registering members for the upcoming photo sessions. Please see the sign-up sheet that is posted on the bulletin board in the narthex.

The Book to Know group will meet Nov. 8th, 7:00 pm, at Carol Folkmann’s home to discuss “Luther and Katharina: A Novel of Love and Rebellion” by Jodi Hedlund. Everyone is invited to read this book and join us for the discussion.

If you have a special occasion to celebrate or just want to offer, we need members to sign up on the altar flower chart that is located on the bulletin board in the narthex.

An Invitation to Join Our Congregation…  If you are not yet a member of our church, we would love for you to become one. If you are interested in learning more, please either speak with Pastor Jenks or check the “Desire to Join” box on the Care Card pad in your pew and be sure to include your address and phone number. Our next New Member Welcome Sunday will be coming up soon.

Family Service Quilters will meet on Thursday, Sept. 27th, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Our Family Service meeting will be at 1:00 pm. Bring a sack lunch and join us.

10% of your bill at Texas Road House is donated back to the church on any Sunday when you bring the current Sunday bulletin and show it to the restaurant. This is an ongoing fundraiser for all youth projects.

A DELICIOUS WAY TO HELP…Schwan’s is matching $100 to support our Lutheran Women in Mission. Check your mailbox for a flyer worth 30% off and free delivery! Ordering a $25 gift certificate on line supports our mission even more. The company gives us $10 (40%). You can use the certificate on your own order. Questions? Call Gretchen Zitterich @ 515-201-7570.

New Photo Directory – Photography sessions will be held October 2 thru 6 (2:00 to 8:30 p.m.) and are now available to be scheduled on-line. Please access:  A free family portrait will be provided following the session as well as the opportunity to purchase additional photo packages. Schedule today to reserve your preferred time.

ATTENTION PARENTS and YOUTH in 9th – 12th grade. The District Senior Youth Gathering is coming up. Registration is open. DEADLINES are approaching in September! So please let us know if you are interested in attending the gathering! Or, see Angi Esser, Stephanie Taylor or Thomas Wilson.

The Camp Okoboji work weekend is Sept 27-29. We would love to have more people join us to help the camp with maintenance projects. Sign up on the bulletin board. The camp will provide meals and lodging. Questions? Contact Ron Coy at 231-1041.