Schedule and Announcements for January 4

Schedule

  • Jan. 4 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship/Communion
  • Jan. 7 @ 6:30 p.m. – Choir Practice, 7:30 p.m. – Planning Meeting for Fat Tuesday Meal
  • Jan. 11 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship

Announcements

  • Fat Tuesday Meal Celebration is scheduled for February 17. We need volunteers to help plan the meatball dinner. Let Karen know if you want to help.
  • Sunday, Jan. 18 at 3:30 p.m. the GF Lutheran Church is having a Community Concert followed by a 5:00 p.m. dinner. Free will donations are accepted.

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Peggy Mooney and family on the death of her Dad, Earl Schultz, family of Jim Rowberg, family of Dorothy Webber and Karen S-D’s joy and concern with dogs getting into fights when spending time with family and Venus cut open her leg.
  • Joys: Family home for Christmas, sunshine and Christmas Eve Service.
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Schedule and Announcements for December 28

Schedule

  • Dec. 28 @ 9:15 a.m. – First Sunday after Christmas
  • Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve
  • Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day
  • Jan. 4 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship/Communion

Announcements

  • Fat Tuesday Meal Celebration is scheduled for February 17. We need volunteers to help plan the meatball dinner. Let Karen know if you want to help.

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Attacks on law enforcement officers, troops that are away from home, people dealing with illness/flu, everyone who will be traveling for the holidays, family of Orin Jordet who suffered a massive stroke yesterday and Arlene Zempel.
  • Joys: Ethan is here, family here is a “pew of joy”, wonderful school holiday concert with Ali, Laura, and Jeff, Gaffney’s Christmas, a granddaughter for the Bergman’s, and Dan Mooney’s birthday on December 18.

Schedule and Announcements for December 21

Schedule

  • Dec. 21 @ 9:15 a.m. – Fourth Sunday of Advent, Choir Concert
  • Dec. 22 – Deadline for January Encounter News
  • Dec. 24 @ 5:30 p.m. – Christmas Eve Service, Christmas Fund Special Mission Offering
  • Dec. 25 – Christmas Day
  • Dec. 28 @ 9:15 a.m. – First Sunday After Christmas

Announcements

  • Please see Granite Falls Lutheran Church’s Annual Christmas
  • Dinner invitation in the back of the church.
  • Fat Tuesday’s Meal Celebration is scheduled for February 17. We need volunteers to help plan the meatball dinner. Let Karen know if you want to help.

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Judy Slettedahl (eye surgery and needs to lay flat on her back for recovery), Jim Olson (friends of Stukels with Cancer diagnoses), people of color and justice, anniversary of Sandy Hook, Sally (Mike just moved to Boston), and Syria, Turkey, and Iraq.
  • Joys: Hazel’s surgery went well, Ruby (drivers for Dinner At Your Door and sister had knee replacement and is doing well), May Peterson is doing very well, and Lois and John Berend celebrating 60th Anniversary.

Fellowship hour photos

Photographs from the Fellowship hour celebrating Jeremy Posey’s last Sunday with our congregation.

Schedule and Announcements for December 14

Schedule

  • Dec. 14 @ 9:15 a.m. – Third Sunday of Advent Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. – MBSG Meeting
  • Dec. 17 @ 5:25 p.m. – Ecumenical Caroling starting at the Manor
  • Dec. 18 @ 6:00 p.m. – Circle of Stones at Pearl’s Home
  • Dec. 21 @ 9:15 a.m. _ Fourth Sunday of Advent, Service of Music
  • Dec. 22 – Deadline for January Encounter News

Announcements

  • Following Caroling, there will be a party at Darrell and Hazel Carter’s home. Please bring a dish to pass.
  • Please see Granite Falls Lutheran Church’s Annual Christmas Dinner invitation in the back of the church.
  • Fat Tuesday Meal Celebration is scheduled for February 17. We need volunteers to help plan the meatball dinner. Let Karen know if you want to help.

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Peg’s cousin Kathy and anyone suffering from Cancer, nations struggling with how to find peace, refugees displaced by fighting, issues of violence and racial fears, innocent lives lost in our country, Jody Hempel and Ann Orth.
  • Joys: Karen attended Cup of Christmas Cheer in Monte (good food and conversation), and hope for warm temperatures later this week to melt ice.

Schedule and Announcements for December 7

Schedule

  • Dec. 7 @ 9:15 a.m. – Second Sunday of Advent, Worship Service/Communion, 10:30 a.m. Stewardship Brunch
  • Dec. 10 @ 6:30 p.m. – Choir Practice, 7:30 p.m. Council Meeting
  • Dec. 14 @ 9:15 a.m. – Third Sunday of Advent, Worship Service, 10:30 am MBSG Meeting

Announcements

  • On Dec. 17 there will be Ecumenical Christmas Caroling (starting 5:25 pm at the Manor). Following Caroling, there will be a party at Darrell and Hazel Carter’s home. Please bring a dish to pass.
  • Dec. 10 starting at 4:30, Hazel Run Lutheran Church will be serving their Annual Men’s Oyster Stew Supper. There will also be a Craft and Bake Sale. See the flyer in back of the church.

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Families of Sherry Kally and LeRoy Jacobson, sister Barb Ordahl, those dealing with cancer and depression and Nikki Gaffaney.
  • Joys: Beautiful Christmas card (made by Bryan and Peggy Mooney), all who helped decorate the church, Paula Soine flower arrangements, Dick Anderson’s technical expertise with microphones, opportunity to visit with family during Thanksgiving, and LaVonne’s Mother’s 99th birthday celebration.