Just a Year

It is hard to imagine that it has only been a little over a year since the first Give a Child a Chance team meeting on June 22, 2014.  So much has happened!  Here is just a quick summary: A total of 14 meetings held over the year Special Offering showed …

time-talents

Stewardship: Opportunites

There are two areas of Stewardship we haven’t placed much emphasis on lately.  The first is one we very seldom mention. That would be the opportunity to continue to support and guarantee our ministry even after we die. Estate Gifts We can set up trusts or estate gifts to the …

Head Lice

So there were lice upon man, and upon beast

Didn’t know there was a Bible verse about head lice did you?  Neither did I, but glad to have the opportunity to share this verse and the new updates from the AAP (American Association of Pediatricians) regarding treatment of the little buggahs.  As anyone with a child with head lice …

renovation

Pardon Our Dust

Pardon our dust, as the saying goes, but we’re about to embark on a much needed face-lift for First Lutheran.   After much work and discussion, the congregation voted to proceed with renovations to the kitchen, bathrooms, and sanctuary, in that order.  We’ll do our best to minimize the disruption but …

Outreach: Socks & Underwear

A “Brief” Announcement

Imagine being outside in the drizzly rain or the stifling heat for countless hours during the day or being on your feet for many hours at night…and then try to imagine what a blessing it would be to wear a clean pair of socks or a new pair of underwear.