ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMING EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 7/21/19

EVENTS FOR THE WEEK
DateDayTimeEvent
21Sunday8:00/10:00 amWorship Services
5:30 pmVBS!!
22MondayNo Men's Bible Study today
5:30 pmVBS!!
23Tuesday9:00 amQuilters
5:30 pmVBS!!
24Wednesday5:30 pmVBS!!
25Thursday3:30 pmPew Sisters
5:30 pmVBS!!
27SaturdayEarlyMen leave on Canoe Trip



Vacation Bible School ~ 2019
MAKE a JOYFUL NOISE
Sunday, July 21st - Thursday, July 25th
5:30- 8:30 pm
(potty trained 3 yr. olds - completed 5th graders)
Look in the narthex for information on volunteer positions and decoration committee needs.



Volunteer Needed
Sunday School is in need of a volunteer to teach 3 & 4th graders. If anyone is interested, please call Angie Wigren at 231-742-1120.



Help Needed!
The Historical Committee is still in need of Confirmation pictures from 2012, 2013, & 2016. We need pictures of the full class with Pastor! If you have one of these pictures, you can drop it to the church office & we will scan it or you can scan and send to stjamestz@frontier.com! Thanks!



Reminder
There will be no Men's Bible Study tomorrow, Monday, 7/22. We will resume again on Monday, 7/29.



Men's Canoe Trip, July 27th ~ August 3rd
We have nine guys leaving this Saturday, 7/27, for the Boundary Waters on their annual Canoe Trip. Please keep the following in your prayers: Russell Baumann, Marek Bernhardt, Pastor Brooks, Luke DeRose, Henry Friday, Tyler Huback, Eric Lindstrom, Liam Lindstrom, and Will Ramthun.



Sr. Youth Unity Christian Music Festival Event
We are planning a Sr. Youth event for one of the Unity Fest days. The Festival is August 8th-10th. We will vote on which day we will attend. Majority rules! We need you to sign up on the Youth Board, ASAP! Questions? See Russell.



Colors Paint Ball ~ Fremont
Attention ages Sr. Youth and older, we will be headed to Colors Paint Ball in Fremont on Sunday, 8/11, after 2nd service (11:30), for some paint ball fun! We will meet here at church. The Cost is $20/person. You can bring your own food and beverages. Sign up on the Youth Board if you're interested.



SCRIP
Planning any projects? Use Menards gift cards from the Scrip table and 4% of your purchase will go to support our church ministries! We have Menards on hand, but Home Depot and Lowe's are also available to order (also a 4% donation).



White Lake Chamber Music Festival
August 2-11, 2019
We are excited to be a part of the White Lake Chamber Music Festival. Three of the many concerts will be here at St. James!

We will be hosting...
Buswell-Ou Duo ~ with pianist Andrew Goodridge, James Buswell, violin, Carol Ou, Cello, on Saturday, 8/3, 7:30 pm

Piano Recital ~ Andrea Swan, piano, on Tuesday, 8/6, 7:30 pm

Avalon String Quartet ~ Kuang-Hao Huang, piano, on Thursday, 8/8, 7:30 pm

See the bulletin board for all of the concert dates and times!



Just a reminder... Ways to Give
Download the eGiving App "GivePlus" to set one-time or recurring donations. You can also manage and view your giving from the convenience of your smartphone! Text ~ set up a one time or recurring donation by texting the amount you wish to give to 231-674-8049. When using electronic giving please consider checking the "optional" box to give additional 2.75% to help offset the processing fee.



Church Tent Use
Two tents were purchased in memoriam of Mert and Dorothy Raschke. The tents are 20 ft x 30 ft and are available for rent to St. James members. Family and friends may use the tents but members must call to schedule and submit the fee. The rental fee of $25 per tent per day is to cover replacement parts and the purchase of additional tents. To rent the tents call Melinda O'Connell at 894-9535. There is a crew available to help with set up and take down. Make checks out to St. James Lutheran Church. Availability is first come, first serve.



SERVING US
This WeekNext Week
PRAYER PARTNERSElijah TownePastor on canoe trip
Bill Van FrankPastor on canoe trip
COFFEE HOURKatie & Lilly RiceAlicia Koski &
GREETERSM/M Wayne HughesPat Ehlke
M/M Bill Van FrankMary Ann McPheron
MULTI-MEDIAAlicia KoskiApril Lipka
Marek BernhardtFriday Family
NURSERY 2NDJill SquireNo one scheduled




SERVING IN JULY
8:0010:00
ELDERSKeith RamthunJeff Boulet
TRUSTEESJames RamthunBecky Winters
ACOLYTESWill RamthunWill Ramthun
USHERSMartin LaFeverTom Rabe
Rex AllenRon Cober
David R. RamthunBrian Bentz
Todd RachowMike Griffith
ALTAR CAREPat Smith
PRAYER PARTNERS7thPastor on vacationPastor on vacation
14thPastor on vacationPastor on vacation
21stElijah TowneBill Van Frank
28thPastor on canoe tripPastor on canoe trip
GREETERS7thJim NeubauerM/M Ron Cober
14thMarge BlockM/M Bruce Baxter
21stM/M Wayne HughesM/M Bill Van Frank
28thPat EhlkeMary Ann McPheron
MULTI-MEDIA7thEric LindstromFriday Family
14thJeri WondersJackson VanBergen
21stAlicia KoskiMarek Bernhardt
28thApril LipkaFriday Family
COFFEE7thAngie Lindstrom & Amy Jandt
14thKelly Rachow & girls
21stKatie & Lilly Rice
28thAlicia Koski & April Lipka
NURSERY7thLauren Mills
14thEmily Nordlund
21stJill Squire
28thno one scheduled
ALTER FLOWERS7thLisa Siedenstrang (parents anniversary)
14thJim Eastman (in memory of Evy)
21stKay Glover
28thRussell & Emilie Baumann (2nd anniversary on 29th)

SERVING IN AUGUST
8:0010:00
ELDERSPaul SchroederRusty Streblow
TRUSTEESRon BaileyRick Stegenga
ACOLYTESJacob SchummOlivia Stout
USHERSGeorge LohmanRusty Streblow
Jordan LohmanJarrod Moore
Paul SchroederArt Jones
Matt SchroederGreg Neubauer
ALTAR CARESue Griffith, Marilyn Pierson, Melissa Kearis
PRAYER PARTNERS4thPhil AlbrechtArt Jones
11thRon BaileyGreg Neubauer
18thPastor on vacationPastor on vacation
25thRon BarrsRusty Streblow
GREETERS4thM/M Paul SchroederM/M Jared Justian
11thMarilynn PiersonM/M Greg Neubauer
18thM/M Jim MorningstarM/M Ken DuBois
25thM/M Frank MorningstarM/M Mike Griffith
MULTI-MEDIA4thJeri WondersEric Deremiah
11thEric LindstromJackson VanBergen
18thApril LipkaMarek Bernhardt
25thAlicia KoskiFriday Family
COFFEE4thEileen Schroeder & Dianne Gardner
11thRon & Marilee Bailey
18thSusana Albrechtsen & Kathy Stegenga
25thSue Griffith & Kim DuBois
NURSERY4thTina Timmich
11thKaren Neubauer
18thJulie Trevino
25thno one scheduled
ALTAR FLOWERS4thJeff & Melinda O'Connell
11thScott & April Lipka (27th
18thDavid & Tina Ramthun (40th anniversary on 9/1)
25thGriffith/DuBois