ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMING EVENTS
FOR THE WEEK OF 07/25/21

EVENTS FOR THE WEEK
DateDayTimeEvent
25Sunday8:15/10:45 amWorship Services
5:15 pmVBS Begins!!
26Monday8:30 amMen's Bible Study
5:15 pmVBS
27Tuesday9:00 amQuilters
5:15 pmVBS
28Wednesday5:15 pmVBS
29Thursday5:15 pmVBS
30Friday5:00 pmVanBergen Rehearsal
31Saturday3:00 pmVanBergen Wedding
VBS begins July 25th!!
Sign up NOW for Two by Two VBS 2021, July 25th- 29th
3 year olds - 5th graders (just completed)
5:15-8:30 pm. Bring a friend!!
Thanks!
A Big Thank You to those who helped out with the Blood Drive last Wednesday! You are truly appreciated!
2021 VBS Needs
I'm still in need of a:
Kitchen help/food prep
Decoration prep (currently)
Decor setup (week before VBS)
Any questions contact, Sarah Bernhardt at 231-903-5353.
Sunday School News
Reminder... Please fill out enrollment forms and drop them off at church or mail them in. I am also looking for (1) volunteer to help teach 4-5 Grade Sunday School in the fall. If interested please contact Angie Wigren at 1-231-742-1120
Pew Sisters Bible Study
We will begin a new study on Thursday, 8/5, at 3:30 pm, "Autopsy of a Deceased Church" (12 Ways to Keep Yours Alive) Book cost will be listed in upcoming bulletins. Sign up deadline is TODAY, 7/25!
Postings
Check out the bulletin boards for thank you notes, job postings, and various community happenings!
Coming Soon...
Beginning Sunday, 8/1, we will resume our custom of communing at the rail. We will also bring back the offertory and passing the offering plates.
Trombone Camp
We will be hosting the Third Coast Trombone Retreat/Camp on Sunday, 8/15-Saturday, 8/21.
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 -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 PARTNERSLeif OquistJordan Lohman
Jeff BouletTodd Tryska
GREETERS
 
 
 
 
COFFEE HOUREileen Schroeder
 
MULTI-MEDIAEric LindstromJeri Wonders
Friday FamilyLizbeth Bentz
NURSERYAvailable but not staffed.




SERVING IN JULY
8:1510:45
ELDERSKeith RamthunJeff Boulet
TRUSTEES Leif OquistJason Cooper
ACOLYTESRiley MulderReese Tryska
USHERSJames MorningstarArt Jones
Frank MorningstarJason Rice
ALTAR CAREPat Smith & Susanna Albrechtsen
PRAYER PARTNERS4thPastor Lahrman will be with us today.
11thOutdoor Worship Service at 10am
18thPastor Cate will be with us today
25thLeif OquistJeff Boulet
We are asking for Greeter volunteers for each service, to stand behind the bulletin table and greet people as they come in. Sign up on the Bulletin Board!
GREETERS4th
 
11thOutdoor Worship Service at 10am
18th
 
25th
 
MULTI-MEDIA4thApril LipkaEric Deremiah
11thOutdoor Worship Service at 10am
18thAlicia Koski Eric Lindstrom
25thEric LindstromFriday Family
COFFEE6th
 
13thOutdoor Worship Service at 10am
20th
 
27th
 
NURSERYThe nursery is available but not staffed.
ALTAR FLOWERS4thLisa Siedenstrang
11th
 
18nd
 
25thBaumann

SERVING IN AUGUST
8:1510:45
ELDERSBob WackernagelMerle Bernhardt
TRUSTEESJames Morningstar Christian Mason
ACOLYTESJack BaileyReese Tryska
USHERSJake WackernagelGary Mason
Sam WackernagelChristian Mason
ALTAR CARESue Griffith & Marsha Schlager
PRAYER PARTNERS1stJordan LohmanTodd Tryska
8thOutdoor Worship Service at 10am
15thPastor Cate will be with us today
22ndAlan MayvilleRob Purty
29thLouie MayvilleChris Hasenbank
We are asking for Greeter volunteers for each service, to stand behind the bulletin table and greet people as they come in. Sign up on the Bulletin Board!
GREETERS4th
 
11thOutdoor Worship Service at 10am
18th
 
25th
 
MULTI-MEDIA1stJeri WondersLizbeth Bentz
8thOutdoor Worship Service at 10am
15thApril LipkaEric Lindstrom
22ndAlicia Koski Eric Lindstrom
29thEric LindstromFriday Family
COFFEE1st
 
8thOutdoor Worship Service at 10am
15th
 
22nd
 
29nd
 
NURSERYThe nursery is available but not staffed.
ALTAR FLOWERS1stLisa Siedenstrang
8thMeacham Family
15ndRex & Pat Allen
22ndGriffith/DuBois
29th