ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMING EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 3/10/19

EVENTS FOR THE WEEK
DateDayTimeEvent
17Sunday8:15/10:45 amWorship Services
9:30 amSS/Jr Adult Studies
No Sr. Youth Study Today
9:30 amTMC Bible Study in Sanctuary
Following 2nd ServiceDementia Class 2 of 3
Monday-Friday9:00 amPreschool
18Monday8:30 amMen's Bible Study
19Tuesday9:00 amQuilters
6:30 pmPreschool Open House!
7:00 pmChoir
20Wednesday5:30 pmKids supper in Youth House
6:30 pmConf/Midweek Classes
6:30 pmWomen's Study
7:30 pmLenten Service
21Thursday3:30 pmPew Sisters Bible Study



To Our Extended Family & Friends at St. James
It has been a tumultuous few months, and by the grace of God, Lee is at peace now. Thank you all for your many prayers, cards, visits, meals, warm hugs and loving words of support and encouragement as we made this journey together. Also, to you who gave of your time and donated food for the lovely funeral luncheon. A special thank you to Pastor Brooks for always "being present" and for the heartwarming and comforting funeral and memorial service messages. I am truly blessed. ~ Sue Carpenter



Reminder...
No Sr. Youth on March 10th.



Thank you!
Thank you, Pastor Lassanske, for conducting services on Sunday.



Sermon on the Mount Series ~
Please join us on Wednesday, March 20th, at 7:30 pm as we continue our Lenten journey...

Week 2: Prayer and Fasting
In this service for Week 2 of Lent, we remember that Lent is a season of prayer and fasting. We grow in our relationship with Christ by communicating with him, and we learn more about him and ourselves by giving up those things that can distract us from our connection to him.



Lenten Devotion
Don't forget to pick up your Lenten devotion after the Wednesday night service. This is a great chance to sit down with your family and do a short devotion together. They will be on a table outside of the Sanctuary after each midweek service. Please take one home!



Reminder
March Ushers, Elder, Trustee, & Acolytes are responsible for covering the following Lenten Services:
1st Service: 3/13 & 3/27
2nd Service: 3/20



Lenten Service Refreshment Schedule:
Wednesday, 3/20: Board of Elders
Wednesday, 3/27: the Quilters
Wednesday, 4/03: NYG Youth
Wednesday, 4/10:



Learning How to Live with a Loved One with Dementia
This is a Three-Class Series as follows...
Classes will be held immediately following 2nd service each Sunday and a light lunch will be served. Classes will be conducted by Jaimie Medema from White Lake Assisted Living. The class is limited to 20 people and is for anyone who wants to learn about the early signs of dementia. Sign up on the bulletin board today! If you have any questions please call Ruth Ann Francis at 231-292-1171.



TMC Bible Study
Technology, Media, and Christ (TMC) Bible Study at 9:30 am in the Sanctuary.



Love Family
Donations for Love Family are health and breakfast items. Ideas are soap, shampoo, deodorant, razors and shaving cream; pancake mix, cereals, oatmeal, juice, and graham crackers. Money donations in your envelopes are also welcome-just write the amount on your envelope! Thank you. 8



His Arms
"His Arms" Thanks you for your continued support - donation items for March are: Toothbrushes & Toothpaste



Direct Thrivent Choice DollarsĀ® by March 29
Eligible Thrivent Financial members who have available Choice DollarsĀ® have until March 29, 2019, to direct them.
Don't miss this opportunity to recommend that Thrivent Financial provide outreach funding to our church! Go to Thrivent.com/thriventchoice to learn more. Or call 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice" after the prompt.



Thrivent Financial
Did you know that Thrivent Financial offers Medicare supplement plans? For details or further questions, see Marci Bentz or call the Whitehall Office at 231-894-8886



Mission Sale
It's that time again to start cleaning out closets & basements to find treasurers for the His Arms Mission Sale in the Youth House on April 12th & 13th. His Arms appreciates everything St. James does for them - you are always supportive! God Bless you all!



It's Reunion Time!!
St. James Golf is scheduled for Saturday, May 11th, at Benona Shores Golf Course. This year we are asking anybody that's taken part in the past to come back for a reunion to help celebrate! There will be special games and prized, great food, and lots of fun. So...mark your calendars NOW and plan on joining us! ...Fore!



Christian Education Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
The St. James Board of Christian Education is hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon for all of those who work with our Children and Youth! Child care will be available! Please join us NEXT Sunday, March 24th, at 11:45 am! We ask that you please sign up on the bulletin board so we know how many to plan and set up for!



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 PARTNERSAlan MayvilleLouie Mayville
Jason RiceRusty Streblow
COFFEE HOUREileen Schroeder & Dianne GardnerPam Sikkenga & Girls
GREETERSLeah StevensM/M Keith Ramthun
M/M Ken DuBoisM/M Merle Bernhardt Jr.
MULTI-MEDIAJeri WondersAlicia Koski
Jackson VanBergenMarek Bernhardt
Alicia Koski (Lenten Service)
NURSERYKim DuBoisNo one scheduled




SERVING IN MARCH
8:1510:45
ELDERSE. Paul SchroederGary Mason
TRUSTEESRick StegengaBecky Winters
ACOLYTES
USHERSTom BlinkBob Meacham
Jake BlinkMerle Bernhardt, Jr.
Kevin BuchbergerJim Campbell
Claude BabcockDave Campbell
ALTAR CAREEileen Schroeder & Becky Winters
PRAYER PARTNERS3rdEric LindstromJarrod Moore
10thJordan LohmanJeff O'Connell
17thAlan MayvilleJason Rice
24thLouie MayvilleRusty Streblow
31stGeorge McLaughlinBill Van Frank
GREETERS3rdM/M Tim RossRosie Eppard
10thM/M Scott MillerDave & Tina Ramthun
17thLeah StevensM/M Merle Bernhardt Jr.
24thM/M Keith RamthunM/M Ken DuBois
31stM/M Roger SmithM/M Ron Cober
MULTI-MEDIA3rdEric LindstromFriday Family
6thApril Lipka (7:30pm Ash Wednesday)
10thApril LipkaEric Deremiah
13thJeri Wonders (Lenten Service ~ 7:30pm)
17thJeri WondersJackson VanBergen
20thAlicia Koski (Lenten Service ~ 7:30pm)
24thAlicia KoskiMarek Bernhardt
27thEric Lindstrom (Lenten Service ~ 7:30pm)
31stEric LindstromFriday Family
COFFEE3rdFaith Mayville & Candy Stevens
10thKim Wackernagel & Beth Meacham
17thEileen Schroeder & Dianne Gardner
24thPam Sikkenga & Girls
31stAmy Jandt & Angie Lindstrom
NURSERY3rdDeb Brooks
10thSweeney/Birkhofer
17thKim DuBois
24thno one scheduled
31stno one scheduled
FLOWERS10thBill & Bev Van Frank (68th
17thBecky Winters
24th
31st