WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY – July 4th
9 am – ON SUNDAY, JULY 4, FIRST LUTHERAN WILL PARTICIPATE AT THE INDEPENDENCE DAY WORSHIP SERVICE AT THE GAZEBO ON THE CHARITON SQUARE. The service will begin at 9 am. Please bring your lawn chairs!! This service is sponsored by the Lucas County Interchurch Council. Pastor Dick will be one of the clergy participating in the service.
There will not be a worship service at First Lutheran on July 4 – we encourage all to attend the worship service on the Chariton square. Please hold any offering that you would have given on July 4 until July 11.
CHRIST THE SERVANT WILL WORSHIP AT THEIR REGULAR WORSHIP TIME OF 11 AM ON JULY 4.
10:30 am – Radio Broadcast on KIIC
Radio – 96.7 FM out of Albia
HARLAN RANSHAW PASSED AWAY ON JUNE 13, 2021.
THE FUNERAL PLANS FOR HARLAN RANSHAW ARE AS FOLLOWS:
** On Saturday, July 3, the family will be present at the Community Band Concert on the Chariton Square. The concert will begin at 11 am.
** On Saturday, July 3, a Celebration of Life Service will be held for Harlan at the First Lutheran Church beginning at 1 pm. A time of fellowship and light refreshments will follow the service.
Please keep the family of Harlan in your prayers.
QUILT OF VALOR PRESENTATION ON JULY 4th
Members of the Daughters of the American Revolution will be presenting a Quilt of Valor to Ed Tighe on July 4, 2021, at 10:30 am, at the Lucas County Veterans Memorial Park. Ed is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Please join the D.A.R. and the Park Committee at the Lucas County Veterans Memorial Park for this presentation.
YOU ARE INVITED TO AN OPEN HOUSE to honor the retirement of Wendy Blue for her 30 years of serving as Office Manager!
Sunday August 1, 2021
First Lutheran Church Fireside Room
WEEKLY BIBLE STUDY CONTINUES ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 9 am, at FLC. Pastor will be with us to help guide the study. Coffee will be available. Bring your Bibles. The sessions will be for 1 hour.
THE WOMEN OF THE ELCA will gather at the home of Miriam Hibbs, beginning at 1 pm, on Thursday, July 8.
LUTHERAN ADULT FELLOWSHIP (LAF) will get together at 6 pm in the Fireside Room on Sunday, July 11. Please bring a food item to share. Your hosts will be Roger & Kary Blunk and John & Sharon Neel.
BREAKFAST GALS will meet in the Fireside Room at FLC, beginning at 8 am, on Tuesday, July 13.
“SHARING THE WEIGHT” BLANKET MAKING at CTS will take place from 9 am – 3 pm on Tuesday, July 13.
NEXT WORK DAY FOR CIRCLE OF FREEDOM WILL BE SATURDAY, JULY 17!! They are starting at 8 am and will go until around 1:30 or 2 pm. There will be a variety of projects available to work on. Flyers with more information can be found at FLC and CTS. Please mark your calendars!!
LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF SCHOOL BAGS: We will be filling school bags at FLC on “God’s Work, Our Hands” Day in September. If anyone wants to contribute, there will be a list of items needed in the Narthex. There will be a box in the Narthex to leave your items. If you wish to contribute money for shipping, please make your check out to First Lutheran or bring your money into the church office. If writing a check, please mark clearly in the memo that it is for LWR shipping. If you have questions, please contact Jean Heston or LuAnn Mosbach.
CTS WILL ALSO BE COLLECTING ITEMS for school bag kits and items to finish the health care kits that were started in the spring. Please see the list of items needed on the table in the basement if you are interested in helping. If you have questions, please see Cindy Thiel.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT FIRST LUTHERAN!
Volunteer Opportunities are awaiting you! Check out the board in the narthex! Help us take care of our Building!
JULY IS CONDIMENTS & BAKING MONTH at the Ministries Center. Examples would be ketchup, mustard, oil, mayo, salad dressing, pickles, sugar, flour, baking soda, baking powder, cornstarch, and cocoa. They are currently in need of ketchup. Thank you!
THE LAWN MOWING SCHEDULE HAS BEEN POSTED on the bulletin board in the Fireside Room at FLC! Please check your schedules to see when you might be able to help with this important ministry.
THE RADIO BROADCAST OF PASTOR HUTTON’S SERMONS WILL BE AN ONGOING MINISTRY OF FIRST LUTHERAN and CHRIST THE SERVANT.
Ways to listen – every Sunday morning at 10:30 am:
* KIIC Radio – 96.7 FM out of Albia
* The radio stations website: kiicradio.com (click on the “Listen Live” button)
* If you miss the broadcast on Sunday, you can also catch it as a podcast on the church’s website: firstlutheran-christtheservant.org
THANK YOU for your support of this ministry!!
If you would like to sponsor a weekly broadcast for any occasion, an anniversary, a birthday, in memory or honor of someone, or some other reason, we invite you to consider giving a gift to sponsor the broadcast. The cost of a weekly sponsorship is $35, or you can just give any amount to help us pay for the broadcast. It will be our intent to acknowledge the sponsor each week at the conclusion of the broadcast, unless you prefer to remain anonymous. To check and find out if the Sunday you’d like to sponsor is available, please call the church office and talk to Wendy