September 30, 2018 Announcements

Calendar of Events

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
  2:00 pm Amazing Race Ames
Oct 1 4:15 pm American Heritage Girls
  5:45 pm Women’s Bible study
  6:00 pm Board of Elders
  7:00 pm Kingdom Workers
Oct 2 10:15 am Preschool Chapel
  2:15 pm Preschool Chapel
  2-8:30 pm Directory Photos
  6:30 pm Bell Choir
Oct 3 2-8:30 pm Directory Photos
  4:30 pm Midweek classes
  6:30 pm Praise Team practice
Oct 4 8-10:30 am Kiwanis
  10:15 am Preschool Chapel
  2-8:30 pm Directory Photos
Oct 5 2-8:30 pm Directory Photos
Oct 6 2-8:30 pm Directory Photos
Sunday  LWML Mite Sunday
Oct 7 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Worship with Holy Communion


Do you play a musical instrument? Anyone interested in playing with the brass on Reformation Sunday the 28th of October should contact Wayne Hagemoser for further information at 515-232-2807 or

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

Plan to attend! Oct.14 will be a special day that you wont want to miss! We will have a special Mission Speaker, Rev John Fale, who is now a representative of Mission Central  to help us celebrate LWML Sunday. Following the service the Evangelism Committee will be serving a meal with a “Pies For Missions” contest. The winner will receive a $10 HyVee gift card. (See the Epistle for more details.)

Special Voters’ Meeting– Oct. 14 following our Mission Fest meal. The plans for a new addition to the church have been presented and the voters’ meeting will determine the next steps. Don’t miss it!

PHOTO DIRECTORY.  Need to schedule or reschedule at the last minute?  Call Jim at 515 720-7805.  Session times are still available.

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.

Ladies, it is time to sign up to receive The LWML Quarterly. This is the official publication of the LWML and is filled with mission updates, inspirational stories and more. The cost is only $5 per year. Please sign up at the display in the narthex. We have a few extra magazines, so if you would like to take one home and look it over, please do so. Please return it to the display when you are finished. The deadline to sign up is Oct. 14.

LADIES, you are all invited to our sister church, Memorial Lutheran, Ames as they host the LWML Boone Zone Fall rally on Saturday October 6, from 9-2.  Don’t miss this wonderful time of fellowship, food, and strengthening of faith!  See the poster in the narthex bulletin board.

A DELICIOUS WAY TO HELP…A DELICIOUS WAY TO HELP…Schwan’s is matching $100 to support our Lutheran Women in Mission. Catalogs and a flyer worth 30% off and free delivery is available on a table in the narthex. 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. Placing your order before Oct 4th  benefits  us the most and after that date it drops to 5%.Questions? Call Gretchen Zitterich @  515-201-7570