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If you haven't noticed, we have a pair of Canada Geese that are possibly getting ready to nest. Please do not disturb them and keep your distance. They can be aggressive. We are checking with the DNR to determine our options. Thank you. 
 

Adult Sunday School   

The topic for Faith Journeys, our Adult Sunday School, on Sunday, April 23, is "Eastertide: The Acts of the Apostles." On Sunday, April 30, Becky Shaw will bring an international student from Luther College to Adult Sunday School to share experiences and promote the ELCA Capital Campaign. Adult Sunday School concludes on the 30th and will not meet again until September.
 
 
 
Grief Support Group 
 
The Grief Support Group will meet in Faith Lights Room this, Sunday, April 23, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pastor Randy Olson and Barbara Cavallin, Ph.D. are the facilitators. Anyone who has lost a loved one, a family member, a friend or someone important to them is encouraged to come for this time of caring, sharing and prayer. It will be an informational as well as a support group. Please join us.
  

Soli Deo Musica Series Presents Mostly Mozart 
    
On Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary we present Mostly Mozart! This concert will feature the Festival Choir of Faith Lutheran Church, professional musicians from the metro, and 5 outstanding vocal soloists. This concert includes the Mozart, Exsultate jubilate for Soprano and Orchestra featuring Renee Wood, Two Sonatas for Organ and Orchestra featuring Bev Duffy, The Celtic Harp Concerto featuring Mary Foss and Orchestra, and the Mozart Vesperae solennes de Confessore featuring Orchestra, Festival Choir, and Soloists, Andrea Westmeyer, Fran Paterik, Edwin Griffith, and Edward Corpus.


First Tuesday Women's Fellowship    

The First Tuesday Women's Fellowship will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at the home of Marilyn Gibbs, 3900 98th Street, Urbandale. The study, in the May 2017 issue of Gather, will focus on a devotional comprised of ten prayerful reflections for our faith journey. For more information, call Susan Petersen at 223-0646 or Stephanie Hoff at 278-4003.
 

Guys' Night Out

  The Guys' Night Out group is going to Granite City in Clive . They are meeting on Monday, April 24, at 7:00 p.m. Please let Dave Eppert (710-8558) or Tim Tessier (707-0880) know if you will be attending by sending a text. Hope to see you there!
   

Volunteer Physicians and Nurses Needed

Clive Community Services Free Clinic is seeking volunteer physicians and nurses with a heart for service. The clinic is open the first and third Mondays of the month from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. All insurance is provided through the state indemnification program. Volunteers may set their own level of work frequency to allow for individual needs. For more information on how a Free Clinic works, please visit www.freeclinicsofiowa.org. For more information about volunteering at Clive Community Services, please contact Karla@CliveCommunityServices.com. Thank you!
 

Baptism Orientation 

 
Parents who are expecting a new baby or who have new babies are invited to attend a baptism orientation. The next quarterly session will be held here on Sunday, May 7, at 9:30 a.m. Please sign up for the class by emailing Miranda at mirandakurtt@faithlc.org or calling her at
225-8334.
 

Women at the Well Reentry Team  
 
Parents who are expecting a new baby or who have new babies are invited to attend a baptism orientation. The next quarterly session will be held here on Sunday, May 7, at 9:30 a.m. Please sign up for the class by emailing Miranda at mirandakurtt@faithlc.org or calling her at
225-8334.


Vacation Bible School Registration is Now Open

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y is what you will hear at this year's Vacation Bible School. Through catchy songs, games, and crafts, we will remember who God is, what He has done, and what He promises to do. Kids will be reminded that when we lean on God's Word and the truth of the gospel, we can have Victory through courage, obedience, faith, unity,and the saving grace of Jesus. Join us on Sunday, June 11, through Thursday, June 15 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. for a fun-filled time. VBS is free to all children age 4 (entering Prekindergarten) through fifth grade. Register online at www.bitly/FLC_VBS2017.
 
 
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Do you have questions or comments regarding this publication?  Please contact Miranda at mirandakurtt@faithlc.org or 225-8334.  We welcome your feedback.