Thoughts From Pastor Glen

Pastor Glen is on vacation...Thoughts From Pastor Glen will return next week!
Sunday Service Times Change This Weekend
Just a reminder starting this weekend, our Sunday Service times change to 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 
Shoebox Ministry Update
The Shoebox Ministry Project is wrapping up, and this team is seeking missing filled shoeboxes. 100 were given out, and 81 have been returned to date. We are needing the missing 19 to be filled and brought to the church as soon as possible. Thank you! 
Parking Lot Closure
Our parking lot will be closed all day on Monday, October 30th, as it is being re-sealed and re-striped. As a result, our staff will be working from home that day, so the church and office will be closed on October 30th and will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on October 31st. Thank you!
On the weekend of November 4th-5th, during our 5:00 p.m, 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services, we will be celebrating All Saints' Day. This is an occasion to honor and remember those who have died since All Saints' Day 2016. We thought you would like to know about this special part of our services on November 4th & 5th. While the names are read, family members may come up and light a candle to honor their loved ones. We would be pleased if you or someone in your family is able to be present. Please indicate those you would like us to honor on November 4th & 5th, by adding their name(s) and your name to the sheets we have on the Narthex desk this weekend and next weekend. 
** Congregational Meeting Topics **

1. Elect People To The Congregation Call Committee
2. Discuss Current Financial Situation And Future Projections
Update: Thank you to everyone that signed up to bring a dish for Pastor Glen's Retirement Roast. As I stated, we could not do this without your help. We still have a few more potato dishes that are needed.  Just a reminder that if you signed up for a food dish that is to be served hot, you will need to bring it in hot and ready to serve. Since this is a roast I want you to think of some fun times you have had with Pastor Glen to share during the festivities, so put your thinking caps on. -  Wendy Sontag
     Numbers For October 14-15, 2017     

Giving $6,161
Attendance 208
Our Weekly Goal Is: $5,540

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Readings For This Coming Weekend
1 Thess 1:1-10 and Matt 22:15-22
This Weekend's Worship Assistants
5:00 p.m. Service Coordinator: Wendy Sontag
8:30 a.m. Service Coordinator: Dick Schultz
10:30 a.m. Service Coordinators: Sylvia Humleker & Linda Wilcox

October 21st 5:00 p.m.
Set-Up: TBD 
October 22nd 8:30 a.m
Altar Assistants: Rechinda Nelson, Ellen Towler
Communion Servers: Donna Blad, Mary Dicks, Naomi Henson, Barb Landau 
Greeters: Ron & Linda Thomas
Reader: Jody Bock 
  Ushers: Allen Thompson, Carl McCoy, Wayne Schmidt, Keith Hackney
Sound Booth: Josh Keck

October 22nd 10:30 a.m. 
Communion Servers: John & Jenni Janezic
Greeters: Grant & Bonnie Klassen
Reader: Gary Wolter
   Ushers: Darryl & Sherry Branham
Week At A Glance

October 19th
9:00 a.m. 
Seniors Rock
1:00 p.m. 
Women's Bible Study

October 20th

October 21st
9:00 a.m. 
Worship Team Meeting
5:00 p.m. 
The Experiment Service 3.0
6:00 p.m. 
8:00 p.m.
The Forge

October 22nd

8:30 a.m. 
Blended Service
10:00 a.m. 
Congregational Meeting
10:30 a.m.

October 23rd

October 24th
9:00 a.m. 
Stewardship Team Meeting
6:00 p.m. 
Outreach Team Meeting

October 25th

9:00 a.m. 
Staff Meeting
6:00 p.m. 
Nite Lite & Confirmation  
7:00 p.m. 
8:00 p.m.   
Young Adult Bible Study

October 26th
6:30 a.m
Too Big For Starbucks Bible Study
9:00 a.m. 
Seniors Rock

10:00 a.m. 
Memory Care Service
1:00 p.m. 
Women's Bible Study
6:30 p.m. 
Church Council

October 27th

6:00 p.m. 
Trunk Or Treat

Ernie R, Karen J, Marlene N, Carol L, Pat B, Becky, Paul, Kevin, Ed, Jim M, Sandy prayers for healing from cancer
Warren H prayers that medication can be regulated
Gayle T recovery from knee surgery
Pastor Glen & Lee prayer of thanks for having fun on vacation
Ginger prayer of thanks for all she does in the office
Hurting People prayers for healing
Ginger (from Washington) prayers for healing and strength following a head on collision/she has multiple broken bones and internal bleeding
Rusty & Pastor Deborah prayer of thanks
Josephine J prayers for healing following gallbladder surgery (10/23)
Matthew prayers for continued recovery
Diane, Mathew, Kathy prayers for their new job
Al prayers for healing for his feet and asthma
Mike B, Mike J, Lindsay, Larry, Richard prayers for healing
Lo & Claudia prayers for health and comfort
Bruce M prayers for housing and provision
Remy & Freckles prayers that they R.I.P after being put down
Kylie G prayers for safety during their camping trip
Elsa prayers for healing from pneumonia
Disaster Victims healing and strength for those recovering from natural and human disasters
Addiction prayers for comfort and healing for all those suffering from this disease
Lonely People prayers for comfort
Grieving People prayers for comfort
Victims of Incurable Disease prayers for peace and comfort
Mary M prayer of thanks for all blessings received this past week/mom's surgery went well and daughter's job security
Ruthie & John, Larry, Linda V, Michael prayers
Dorothy prayers for speedy recuperation and healing
Fran, Martha, Linda, Lee, Norma, John prayers for strength
Joyce prayer of thanks for all her help and prayers
Bill, Karen & Families prayers
Sally J prayers for continued recovery from a stroke and her move to Iowa
Spirit of Hope prayers for all who worship within its walls/prayers for our church
Church Council prayers that they make sound decisions that allow our church to thrive
Pastor Glen & Rusty prayers of thanks as they serve the church community
Prayers for all those struggling to recover from cancer and multiple health issues
Emily, Gayle prayers for successful knee surgeries
Tanisha prayers for strength and comfort following the loss of her child
Helen prayers for good results on her upcoming surgery
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