October Encounter

Please see the attached newsletter.

OCTOBER ENCOUNTER COMPLETE.doc

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Schedule and Announcements for Sept. 28

Schedule

  • Sept. 28 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship
  • Oct. 1 @ 6:30 p.m. – Choir Practice
  • Oct. 2 @ 5:30 p.m. – Worship & Membership
  • Oct. 5 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship/Communion

Announcements

  • Camp G.K. Bear October 11. See Karen Schmidt-Dill for further information. This is designed for children, grades K-6, who have had a significant person in their life die. Info on back table.

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Hazel’s two sisters (younger sister grieving son’s death and older sister starting cancer treatment), and Bob Slettedahl in Rochester (next steps for cancer treatment).
  • Joys: Bryan’s presentation, beautiful rainbow last evening, smiling faces (especially kids), Feed the Kids at St. Paul’s Lutheran, joy of Bryan’s courage and goofiness, Darrell and Ken honored for Community Service MMA.

Schedule and Announcements for Sept. 21

Schedule

  • Sept. 21 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship, “Pack the Pews Sunday”, 5-7 p.m. – Monte Spiritual Fun Night
  • Sept. 22 – Deadline for October Encounter
  • Sept. 24 @ 6:30 p.m. – Choir Practice
  • Sept. 28 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship

Announcements

  • Enjoy Lifelong learning at GOLD College at SMSU. Classes start Sept 22 and run for 6 weeks. Info on back tables.
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church Fall Festival flyer on back tables.
  • Renville United Methodist Church Ham Dinner. Info on back tables.
  • Camp G.K. Bear October 11. See Karen Schmidt-Dill for further information. This is designed for children, grades K-6, who have had a significant person in their life die. Info on back table.

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Don VanKlompenburg, Sally Thoma is recovering at home, Wally Odegard is still at Rice in Willmar, Bob Slettedahl is in rehab center in Springfield, Liz Hankins (pain and might need more surgery), and people dealing with depression and anxiety.
  • Joys: Joy to see Ruby back, Ruby’s joy of having a special, private nurse, beautiful weather, and joy of visiting with Bob S. in the rehab center.

Schedule and Announcements for Sept. 14

Schedule:

  • Sept. 14 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship
  • Sept. 17 @ 6:30 p.m. – Choir Practice
  • Sept. 18 @ 5:00 p.m. – Car pool from UCC to Barb Gustafson’s for Circle of Stones
  • Sept. 21 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship “Pack the Pews Sunday”

Announcements:

  • Enjoy Lifelong learning at GOLD College at SMSU. Classes start Sept 22 and run for 6 weeks. Info on back tables.
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church Fall Festival flyer on back tables.
  • Chord-Ayres Concert and Supper. Info on back tables.
  • Renville United Methodist Church Ham Dinner. Info on back tables.
  • Camp G.K. Bear October 11. See Karen Schmidt-Dill for further information. This is designed for children, grades K-6, who have had a significant person in their life die. Info on back table.

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Margaret Khali and the whole family on Don Sebring’s death, Jeremy’s Dad (ongoing battle with COPD), Liz Hankins (dealing with pain from back surgery), Bob Slettedahl (now in Springfield MN Care Center), Sally Thoma (recovering from knee surgery in GF Hospital), Ralph Helgeson (had bypass surgery and came through ok), Ruby Hieb’s recovery (at home), and people of the Middle East (Iraq, Iran, Gaza, Turkey).
  • Joys: Ruby Hieb at home, choir is back, Sue’s parents’ paperwork for a move to assisted living is done and the move is planned in October, successful move for Dick’s Mom to Granite Ridge, Jeremy got to spend last week with family and friends. Rich is doing well and is currently living with Karen and he will be living in SD with his daughter. Pray for Rich and Karen.