NEWSLETTER articles for the September newsletter are due next Sunday, August 20. Thanks!
WEDNESDAY EVENING PRAYER SERVICE We will have an Evening Prayer Service with communion this Wednesday, August 16 at 6:30pm. All are welcome.
HIGHER THINGS THANK YOU BRUNCH The group that attended Higher Things in Indiana this summer wants to thank you! Please join us for brunch after church on Sunday, August 20 (rescheduled from August 6). There will be a short presentation on the trip as well.
FELLOWSHIP One to two families are needed to provide/serve fellowship on Sunday, September 17. The signup sheet is on the wall near the counter in the fellowship hall.
YOUTH SUMMER FUNDRAISER The youth are asking congregation members to save their cans and bottles this summer. There are two options for collection:
You can bring them to church (There is drop off area near the big freezer in the room off of the kitchen.)
If you have some that need to be picked up, you can let a youth know or text Sonya at 319-360-8521, and we will arrange a time to pick them up. Thank you for your support!!
LWR KITS The Priscilla Guild is now collecting items for school care kits. The list of needed items for the kits is on the flyer near the collection basket in the Narthex. There is now a list of all items needed for each LWR kit (1/2 sheet of paper) on the table near the basket. Please take one for reference while shopping for items.
THANK YOU to all who donated items or helped in any way with the Priscilla Guild’s garage sale on August 5.
Thank you also to all who helped in any way with the Sauerkraut Days food booth in Lisbon this weekend. Thanks to Willis Wulf and family for organizing the booth.
|NEWS FROM THE YOUTH COORDINATOR
End-of-the-summer Lake Macbride Event Cancelled
Higher Things Youth
HS Youth Committee Meeting
|NEWS FROM THE FAMILY LIFE COORDINATOR
Sunday School Starts on Sept. 10, Teachers Needed
Volunteer for College Care Packages
Upcoming Dates Sept. 10 – Sunday School Resumes
LWML FALL RETREAT The retreat will be held Sept. 8-9 at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca, and the theme is “Unchangeable God in a Changing World.” Registration forms are available in the Narthex. Forms and payment are due August 25. For more information, go to www.lwml-ied.org/events.
TRAVELING LUTHER As you travel around the local area, across the country, or abroad, bring Traveling Martin Luther with you. Take photos of him on the journey anywhere the Good News of God’s free gift of grace can be shared. We’ll post the pictures at church and on the St. Paul Facebook page. You can pick up your Traveling Luther from the folder hanging on the divider wall to Sonya’s office. Take a look at the divider wall to see some of the places Luther has traveled this summer!
PRAYERS THIS WEEK Ron Hertzler, Deloris Petersen, Gary Petersen, Jan Behn, Sharon Jurgens, Marsha Light, Koreen Thompson, Bryan Maxie, Leila Taylor, Kathleen Hoagland, Joyce Conley, Carmen Musser, Bryan Mason, Leona Danker, Keith Karr, Aïchatou Johnson, Jim Steinberg, Cindy Hatfield, Jeff Butterbaugh, John Lord, Marcia Hauschild, Jim Otto, Judy (friend of Kim Heeren), Bonnie Turner, Cathy Troll, family of Jacquy Nehring, Dandeta Schadle, Tammy Rogers, Eldon Meyer, Kent Hill, Kay Hill
STATISTICS LAST WEEK
Sunday Morning Svc.: 67
Last Week $ 2,626 Goal: $ 3,688
This Year: $116,892 Goal: $118,016