ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMING EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 10/13/19

EVENTS FOR THE WEEK
DateDayTimeEvent
13Sunday8:15/10:45 amWorship Services
9:30 amSS/Jr/Sr Youth Classes
9:30 amWomen's Meeting
6:00 pmSr. Youth Event
Monday-Friday9:00 amPreschool
14Monday8:30 amMen's Bible Study
6:00 pmBoard of Ed. Meeting (Note time change!)
7:00 pmFinancial Peace Study
15Tuesday9:00 amQuilters
7:00 pmChoir Practice
7:30 pmCantata Practice
16Wednesday1:00 pmMedicare Seminar in Youth House
5:00 pmJr. Youth Event
5:30 pmConf/Midweek Supper
6:30 pmConf/Midweek Classes
7:30 pmBudget Meeting
17Thursday3:30 pmPew Sisters



Thank You!
Thank You to Keith Ramthun for conducting our services this morning!



Freewill Offering
Thank you for your generous donations last week for the freewill offering. We collected $1,413.00 for Pastor Tessaro and his work with Lutheran Bible Translators.



On Vacation
Pastor Brooks is on vacation until Wednesday, 10/16. In the event of an emergency, please contact Jim Eastman at 292-2446.



Women's Meeting
There is a Women's Meeting Sunday, October 13th at 9:30 am. We will be discussing Harvest Dinner.



Senior High Event
Senior High Youth Event October 13th from 6-7:30 pm. We will have a meal, play Mighty Mighty, and learn about Red Rags.



Attention Board of Education Members
The Board of Education meetings for tomorrow and November have been changed to 6:00 pm instead of 7:00 so as not to overlap with the Financial Peace study. Thanks!



Medicare Seminar
Wednesday, October 16th, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm in the Youth House. Greg Borgeson, from Capstone Insurance, is leading a FREE seminar to educate people who are enrolled in Medicare for 2020. The laws for Medicare for 2020 have changed. He is here to share with our Seniors on how to save thousands of dollars by learning how to make the most out of these changes in laws. Sign up today, this class is limited on space available. Any questions, please contact the church office.



Just a reminder to Board heads...
Please plan on attending the 2020 budget meeting on Wednesday, 10/16, at 7:30 pm. You will be receiving information in the mail soon!



Junior High Youth Nights
Our next youth night will be October 16th. Come and get ready for NERF WARS 2.0! Things start at 5:00 pm. Bring your best and we'll see who is the last man standing!!



Harvest Dinner Sign Ups!!
The Harvest Dinner is Saturday, 11/2 and the donation/volunteer Sign Ups are posted! There are various volunteer opportunities you can plug into. This is a huge community event for our church and we will need a lot of help. Please sign up TODAY!



Helpers Needed
We are looking for responsible child care helpers every Monday for those parents attending the Financial Peace class. This would be from 7-8:30 pm. This could be a Youth or Adult. Please contact Russell or the church office if this is something you would like to do!



Good Shepherd Preschool
Cookie Dough & Caramel Corn Sale! $17/each order due by Tuesday, 10/15. Pick up day is Saturday, 10/26. All proceeds purchase supplies for our school. Your help & support is greatly appreciated! Sign up on the board today!



Sunday School Teacher
We need a Sunday School teacher for our Junior High class. If you enjoy a class of spunky, talkative, active, great group of kids, please talk to Angie Wigren.



Scrip News
Are you buying gas and convenience items at Wesco? When you buy Wesco gift cards at the SCRIP table, 3% of your purchase is donated to the church. Wesco gift cards come in $25, $50, or $100 denominations and are good at any store location and pay at the pump. The SCRIP program also offers $25 gift cards for Shell (1.5%) or Speedway (4%).



Reminder Thrivent Members
There is still time to apply for 2019 Action Teams. If you need assistance/ideas, contact Russell or your local Thrivent Professionals, ~ Marci Bentz and Tony DeNicolo at 231-894-8886.



Midweek Collections for Operation Christmas Child for October are:
October ~ School supplies- pencils, pens, small sharpeners, crayons, markers, colored pencils, small paper pads, solar operated calculators, small scissors, glue sticks, stickers, small coloring books, small story books, crossword or word search books.



Colorado Servant Event
August 1st - 7th. Mountains, service, hiking, fellowship, Bible Studies, growth! We are now taking sign ups for our first servant event for Summer 2020. Space is limited to 15 people. This will be a first come first serve basis. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required to reserve your spot. Drop off your deposits to the church office with the memo: Colorado Servant Event and your name.



White Lake Giving Tree
The White Lake Giving Tree provides Christmas gift boxes of food and clothing to families in need who LIVE IN the Whitehall & Montague School Districts. Applications are available on our bulletin board or you can contact Sue Conroy at 231-955-1509 before November 1st!



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 PARTNERSPastor on vacationJordan Lohman
Pastor on vacationMerle Bernhardt Jr.
COFFEE HOURDoris Grover & Gloria AlvarezNancy & Sarah
GREETERSM/M Paul SchroederM/M Keith Ramthun
Rosie EppardM/M Merle Bernhardt Jr.
MULTI-MEDIAApril LipkaAlicia Koski
Marek BernhardtEric Deremiah
NURSERY 2NDSweeney/BirkhoforDeb Brooks




SERVING IN
8:1510:45
ELDERSBob WackernagelJeff Boulet
TRUSTEES
ACOLYTESKatelynn CooperOlivia Stout
USHERSRon BarrsBrad Nordlund
Bob StevensHenry Friday
Louie MayvilleJason Rice
Alan MayvilleCaleb Rice
ALTAR CAREBetty Ross & Becky Winters
PRAYER PARTNERS6thPastor at Spring HillPastor at Spring Hill
13thPastor on VacationPastor on Vacation
20thJordan LohmanMerle Bernhardt Jr.
27thAlan MayvilleJeff Boulet
GREETERS6thLeah StevensJudy Best
13thM/M Paul SchroederRosie Eppard
20thM/M Keith RamthunMerle Bernhardt Jr.
27thM/M Eric VanderlaanDave & Tina Ramthun
MULTI-MEDIA6thEric LindstromFriday Family
13thApril LipkaMarek Bernhardt
20thAlicia KoskiEric Deremiah
27thJeri WondersJackson VanBergen
COFFEE6thFrank & Sandi Morningstar
13thDoris Grover & Gloria Alvarez
20thNancy & Sarah Bernhardt
27thPat Ramthun & Jennifer Mulder
NURSERY6thKim DuBois
13thSweeney/Birkhofor Family
20thDeb Brooks
27thno one scheduled
ALTAR6thKay Snell
FLOWERS13thTom & Karen Mott
20thKeith & Pat Ramthun
27thMarsha Ramey