LFS SPECIAL OFFERING Today we are taking a freewill offering for Lutheran Family Service of Iowa. A donation plate is in the Narthex. LFS is a human service agency that serves individuals, couples, families and children in need through counseling, support groups, etc. Adoption services are also available. For more information go to lfsiowa.org.
PASTOR OUT OF OFFICE Pastor will be out of the office this week attending a continuing education class. In case of emergency during this time, you can call his cell phone, 319-210-4660, or the church office during office hours, 895-8772.
FOREVER YOUNG will meet for a potluck this Tuesday, July 10 at 12 noon at the church. All are welcome!
WED. EVENING PRAYER SERVICE We will have a Prayer Service with communion this Wednesday, July 11 at 6:30pm. All are welcome.
VOTERS’ ASSEMBLY The next quarterly voters’ assembly and potluck will be Sunday, July 22 following the worship service. All members are encouraged to attend. All reports for the meeting packet are due to Tracy by Wednesday, July 18.
PRISCILLA GUILD GARAGE SALE The Priscilla Guild will be having their annual garage sale and food booth on Saturday, August 4. Please place donated items in the designated rooms in the Sunday School wing.
SAUERKRAUT DAYS in Lisbon will be held August 17-18, and our church will again be having a food booth. We need some items donated, and cash donations are appreciated. Cash donations can be marked as such and put in the collection plate or given to Willis Wulf. Signup sheets for working and for donating items are on the table in the Narthex. Contact Willis Wulf for more information.
LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF KITS The Priscilla Guild is collecting items for baby care kits for LWR. A donation basket is on the table by the entry doors in the Narthex. Also on the table are lists of items needed and guidelines about those items. There is an instruction sheet to make homemade diapers out of t-shirts as well. Contact Gloria Krob for more information.
|NEWS FROM THE FAMILY LIFE COORDINATOR
Adult Bible Study
Join our Rip-Roaring Rafting VBS!
Invite Your Friends to VBS
VBS Volunteer Meeting
Decorate for VBS
Heritage Days Parade on July 14
|NEWS FROM THE YOUTH COORDINATOR
Middle School and High School Youth:
Adventureland, Thursday, July 26, 2018 (Rescheduled)
CHURCH WEBSITE Please remember to check out our church website from time to time at splcmv.org. Noteworthy News announcements are posted each week as well as the monthly newsletter, up-to-date monthly calendar, upcoming events, youth announcements, Serving the Lord schedule, etc.
I BELIEVE IN CAMP Fundraiser auction and scholarship runs will be Saturday, July 28 at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca. The event will begin with a 1-mile run for campers and a 5K fun run for adults at 10am. Top placers in each race win camperships toward the 2019 camp season. The auction begins at 1pm. Quilts and fine craft items are still needed. See the flyer on the bulletin board in the Narthex for more information.
BUILDING HEALTHY FAMILIES As you observe the beautiful flowers and vegetables growing in your (or someone else’s) garden this week, let them remind you of someone who needs your attention and love. “Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.” (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.) Lutheran Family Service (Quad Cities Regional Office 563-359-0696 or LFSiowa.org)
PRAYERS THIS WEEK Ben Sullivan, Susan Schmidt, Ron Hertzler, Gary Petersen, Jan Behn, Marsha Light, Bryan Maxie, Leila Taylor, Joyce Conley, Bryan Mason, Keith Karr, Jim Steinberg, Marcia Hauschild, Bonnie Turner, Cathy Troll, Tammy Rogers, Kent Hill, Kay Hill, Darlene Allard, Sue Larson, Richard Blanton, Beverly Moore, Janet Borin, Rita Giblin, Rev. David Renfro, Lorraine Kuhlen, Ray Briley, Jone Paarmann, Aïchatou Johnson, Wynona Olson, John Eriksen, Carolyn Dillman, family of LaVerne Krueger
STATISTICS LAST WEEK
Sunday Morning: 100
Last Sunday: $ 3,902 Goal: $ 3,825
This Year: $ 97,703 Goal: $99,450