2016-07-02 pollen

Achoo!

Moses was actually addressing the people’s dissatisfaction with manna, but it brings to mind a summer challenge for many of us:  hay fever. About 75 million people in the United States say, “It’s not a cold;  it’s allergies,” every year. A cold lasts 3 to 7 days and often is …

2016-07-02 world hunger appeal

ELCA World Hunger Appeal

$1,000 for the ELCA World Hunger Appeal Yes, it can be done at First Lutheran! A Challenge from Pastor Anne Beginning on Sunday, June 19, I, Pastor Anne, and my dog, Ben, will be clocking miles for the ELCA World Hunger Appeal. We hope to raise at least $1,000 by …

2016-07-02 gods-story

Celebrating God’s Story at FLC

Several wonderful things have happened in the last month or so at First Lutheran Church! First, I am grateful for the ways things came together for the annual yard sale for camp scholarships in June!  There was plenty of enthusiastic help, strong arms and backs, and a gorgeous day given …

Creation's Waters

Creations Waters

Coming to rest “by the water” is an invitation to remain in relationship with God in worship, prayer, and community, with the God who has claimed us in the waters of baptism as beloved, the God who generously feeds us at the banquet table of His body and blood. The gift of God’s relationship made real in Jesus Christ is a lifeline for us as individuals and as a community of faith.

Centennial Room Facelift

Thank you, Joy Carr, for reupholstering the loveseats in the Centennial Room.  What a breath of freshness they bring to the space.  …

Fruits & Veggies

Fruits n Veggies Month

June 7 is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day. Got you going, didn’t I? I am not going to talk about the health …

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Electronic Waste Recycling Event

First Lutheran Church
Saturday, June 11
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Rain or Shine

Drop off your electronic waste at the church and we will have it recycled for you. Your monetary contribution helps send neighborhood children in need to FLC’s preschool. Give A Child A Chance receives no money from the recycling company.

Please take posters to work and to stores and to give to friends, neighbors, and family. Posters can be picked up in the Fellowship Hall. Sign up to volunteer. We’d love to have your help.

For more information, please contact Karen Johnson at 797-2525.

Arise! Walk about the land!

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  The days are finally warm and there is daylight after the workday is done, …

Garbage-to-Garden

Garbage, Garbage, Garbage

First Lutheran Children’s Programs (FLCP) has begun composting with Garbage to Garden (GtG).  All the programs will dispose of their trash in …