WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY – March 7
8:45-10 AM – Drive-Thru Communion at First Lutheran, Chariton
There will not be a worship service in Chariton on March 7. Please listen to the sermon to be radio broadcast on KIIC-96.7 FM at 10:30 am.
11 AM – Worship Service at Christ the Servant Lutheran, Corydon
10:30 am – Radio Broadcast on KIIC
Radio – 96.7 FM out of Albia
WE ARE REQUIRING MASKS FOR ALL PEOPLE WORSHIPING.
CONGRATULATIONS TO BOB & NELDA JOHANSEN who will celebrate their 70th Wedding Anniversary on March 6. Their family is holding a card shower for them. Greetings may be sent to:
Bob & Nelda Johansen
1619 Curtis Avenue
Chariton, IA 50049
THE BREAKFAST GALS will meet Tuesday, March 9, in the Fireside Room at FLC beginning at 8 am.
“SHARING THE WEIGHT” BLANKET MAKING will take place at CTS on Tuesday, March 9, from 9 am- 3 pm. Come when you can and stay as long as you can!!
THE WOMEN OF THE ELCA will gather at the home of Kary Blunk on Thursday, March 11, at 1 pm. In case of bad weather, we will meet at First Lutheran.
PLEASE TAKE NOTE!! DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME begins on March 14. Please remember to move your clock ahead one hour on Saturday evening, March 13.
MID-WEEK LENTEN WORSHIP AT FIRST LUTHERAN:
Wednesday, March 10, and continuing each Wednesday through Lent, First Lutheran will hold mid-week Lenten services at 7 pm. Please join us as we gather for worship. Our journey to the cross this year will focus on the love of our Savior and the world which received him. Join us for this journey to Calvary. There will not be soup suppers prior to worship.
**Our Wednesday mid-week offerings this year will be given to the Circle of Freedom ministry.
**The “Noisy Offerings” taken on Sundays and the drive-thru communion during Lent will go to ELCA World Hunger.
MID-WEEK LENTEN SERVICES ON FIRST LUTHERAN-CHARITON FACEBOOK PAGE FOR YOUR VIEWING!!!!
*** The services from Wednesday, February 24 and March 3, are currently on the First Lutheran-Chariton Facebook Page for your viewing.
*** The mid-week service for March 10 is also planned to be put on the First Lutheran-Chariton Facebook Page for your viewing as well.
THERE ARE LENTEN DEVOTIONALS for both adults and young people in the narthex at First Lutheran and in the basement at Christ the Servant Lutheran. For the adults there is a devotional entitled “Steadfast Love” and for the young people a devotional entitled “What Do I See at Calvary”.
DURING LENT, CTS WILL BE COLLECTING ITEMS FOR PERSONAL CARE KITS FOR LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF. An Action Team Grant has been applied for to purchase bath towels and members are being asked to donate combs, toothbrushes, nail clippers, and bar bath soap or a monetary donation to complete the kits. On April 6th, at 9:30 am, we will assemble and pack the kits to go to the ingathering on April 17.
VIRTUAL LUTHERAN DAY ON THE HILL! We will gather virtually from
9:30 – 11:30 am on Thursday, March 11. Registration is required! To register, please go to LSIowa.org/advocacy and click on Lutheran Day on the Hill. Please join Lutheran Services in Iowa and the three Iowa synods of the ELCA for the 2021 Lutheran Day on the Hill event. This year, in an effort to protect the health and safety of our participants, we have decided to transition to a virtual event with digital support materials. Thank you for standing with LSI and the ELCA as we advocate together for policies that empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities.
MARCH IS KITCHEN SINK MONTH for the Ministry Center. Examples would be dish soap, comet, scouring pads, Lysol, wipes, toilet bowl cleaner, etc. Thanks!
THE SNOW REMOVAL SIGN-UP SHEET is posted on the bulletin board in the Fireside Room. Please check your schedule to see when you may be able to help with this 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