Sunday, March 6th, 2016
Join us this Fourth Sunday in Lent
Preacher Cameron Barr
Sunday, March 6th
- 12 p.m. Parish Life Meeting
Monday, March 7th
- 5 p.m. Worship Board Meeting
Wednesday, March 9th
- 12 p.m. Lenten Service at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Dondrea Walker preaching
- 6:00-7:00 p.m. Youth Group
You may now contribute to the church’s ministry by means of ACH transactions direct from your bank account. You may sign up for either a one-time transfer, or a monthly transfer on the Monday closest to the 15th. Sign up using forms in the church narthex and return to Taylor Dabney in the church office.
Speak to Cameron if you are interested in joining the church on Easter Sunday.
Care of Creation
In the Iowa Legislature Senate File 2028 would create a grant program to fund energy efficiency and renewable energy projects for nonprofits. congregations would be able to apply for a matching grant for 50% of a project’s cost for energy efficient installations. Contact your state Senator and ask for their support of SF 2028.
You are invited to join in a discussion of the book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. This is a book by Michelle Alexander, a civil rights litigator and legal scholar. we will join with members of other congregations in Grinnell for three discussions of this timely subject. the schedule for the meetings are:
Mar. 6: First Baptist hosts and leads. Group will have read chapters 3 and 4.
Mar. 20: UCC hosts and leads. group will have read chapters 5 and 6.
Each week we will start the discussion at 6:30 and the host church will provide refreshments at 7:30. We hope you will decide to participate.
Anytime someone enters the hospital or Mayflower Health Center, or in any case of trauma, distress, or death, please do not assume that word has reached the church. Contact the church office by email or phone to share information with the pastor. Cameron can be reached by mobile phone at 336-247-2582.
In Our Prayers
We hold to the heart of our congregation and lift up to the embrace of God all who are in need of prayer. To contribute prayer concerns to the whole church, please contact the church office.
Judy Scheer, who is suffering from persistent headaches.
Tom Evans, JoAnn Orr, and Bob Hatch, who are in the Mayflower Health Center.
Liturgist Wilma Graden
Worship Host Alex Claycomb
Greeters Betty Anne Francis
Ushers Carolyn Runyan
Fellowship Host Shane & Robin Estes
Van Drivers Lyle Kuehl
Acolytes Dane Edwards and Tanner Alger
Bulletin Cover Edd Scheer
Nursery Jodi Brandenburg