WEDNESDAY PRAYER SERVICE Communion will be celebrated at the 6:30pm Evening Prayer Service this Wednesday, June 26. All are welcome.
OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES Volunteers are needed to mow Julia Herboldsheimer’s lawn this summer (107 Grant Ave., Lisbon). Julia has a working mower, or you may bring your own mower. Signup (by the week) is on the table in the Narthex. Contact Willis Wulf for more information.
Volunteers are needed to help with a St. Paul community outreach project to be completed here in Mt. Vernon over the next month. The project is demolishing and rebuilding a covered porch of a community member. Workers are needed for the following workdays: Saturday, June 29 from 8-1pm, Friday, July 5 from 8-5, and Saturday, July 6 from 8-5. If you are not available for the whole time scheduled, please come for the time you are available. There is a signup sheet on the table in the Narthex. Volunteers are asked to bring any tools they have to share with the group. Contact Willis Wulf for more information.
LWR During June/July the Priscilla Guild is collecting items for baby care kits for Lutheran World Relief. Lists of items currently needed for the kits are on the LWR table in the Narthex (please take one). Please follow the specific guidelines. Also on the table are directions for fleece blankets if you would like to contribute in that way as well.
COLORADO PEACHES St. John’s Lutheran Church LCMS in Monticello is taking orders for fresh Colorado peaches. There are order forms on the table in the Narthex. Peaches will arrive in early August.
BUILDING HEALTHY FAMILIES LFS’ statewide ministry of counseling, advocacy supporting life, adoption, youth education, caregiver support and marriage enrichment among troubled individuals, couples and families in Iowa as an extension of our LCMS congregations could not be carried out without your partnership. Every gift matters; your gift matters. Your help this week is needed and appreciated! June 30 marks the end of LFS’ fiscal year. If you haven’t done so yet this year, demonstrate your care for those served through your partnership in this local, Lutheran, Christ-centered work by sending a gift this week by mail (409 Kenyon Rd, C, Fort Dodge, 50501) or online through the LFS web site. Lutheran Family Service (Quad Cities Area 563-359-0696 or http://www.lutheranfamilyservice.org)
|NEWS FROM THE FAMILY LIFE COORDINATOR
Lift off for an intergalactic adventure and learn about God’s plan of salvation from creation to the cross! Keep Jesus and His Gospel at the center of your children’s VBS experience with Miraculous Mission at St. Paul on the evenings of July 21-25.
Register for VBS
Items Needed for VBS
· Cardboard paper towel rolls (place in Sunday School office)
· White Christmas lights with white cords (place in Sunday School office)
· Large, appliance-sized cardboard (place in library)
· Milky Way mini candy bars for the Heritage Days parade (place in Sunday School office)
St. Paul T-shirts
VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED SE Linn Community Center in Lisbon (455-2844) always welcomes volunteers who are able to drive for their Senior Transportation Program. There are copies of the program’s policies and procedures on the table in the Narthex. Please take one if you would be interested in this volunteer opportunity (more copies can be made).
PRAYERS THIS WEEK Kay Hertzler, Dale Maas, Gary Petersen, Deloris Petersen, Susan Schmidt, Ron Hertzler, Mike Bonnstetter, Bryan Maxie, Leila Taylor, Bryan Mason, Jim Steinberg, Cathy Troll, Kent Hill, Rev. David Renfro, Ray Briley, Aïchatou Johnson, Pat Allard, David Feltz, Tate Little, Sherry Tobin, Janet Borin, Sandi Stelken, Bill Freiburger, John Turner, Jack Wagner, Jean White, Linda Eriksen, Mike Sullivan, family of Florence Hill, family of Larry Sproston, family of Carly Netolicky
STATISTICS LAST WEEK
Worship Service: 106
Last Sunday: $ 11,139 Goal: $ 3,882
This Year: $ 91,472 Goal: $93,168