March Announcements 2023

ORDER EASTER LILIES TO DECORATE THE CHURCH; sign-up sheet on the table in the narthex.

McCALLSBURG FIRE DEPARTMENT & FIRST RESPONDERS LUNCH at the McCallsburg Fire Station, Sunday, April 2. Pulled Pork Sandwich, Cheesy Potatoes, Beans & Dessert. Free will donation.

MARTHA’S HOUSE OF HOPE, a transitional living home for pregnant women in Ames, is looking for overnight volunteers willing to stay at the house from 9:00pm – 7:00am. Tasks may include helping with infant feeding, diaper changes, and other supporting roles, but volunteers are able to sleep from 10:00pm – 6:30am. If you’re interested please contact Tara Brown at 515-337-0618.

THE MARCH/APRIL ISSUE OF CONNECTIONS MAGAZINE is available on the table in the narthex.

PORTALS OF PRAYER FOR APRIL – JUNE are available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourselves.

JOIN US FOR LENTEN WORSHIP AT 7:00 PM ON WEDNESDAY EVENINGS in the Fellowship Hall. This year we’ll be learning how to take control of our thoughts and emotions as we meet with Jesus at the table that He has prepared for us.

RIVERSIDE LUTHERAN BIBLE CAMP is now accepting applications for summer camp. Go to the camp website for more information or to register.

MARCH MISSION COLLECTION: Throughout the month of March, we’ll be collecting food for the Bridge Home in Ames. They need packaged food that does not need to be refrigerated and that can be heated in a microwave with no additional preparation required. Canned ready-to-eat soups and other foods that can be opened without a can opener. Also socks and underwear for men and women. Bring your donations to the church and place them in the collection box in the narthex. They will be distributed to those in need at the Bridge Home in Ames as well as in our local communities.

OUR DAILY BREAD DEVOTIONAL BOOKLETS for March, April and May are available on the table in the narthex.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WILLING TO LEARN TO RUN OUR SOUND/VIDEO SYSTEM. If God has gifted you with a skill for technology, please talk to Mark Thomas or Brad Becker to see how you can help. Brad has offered to teach a class to anyone interested in learning.

OUR CHURCH BUILDING WILL REQUIRE TUCKPOINTING in the near future and the Trustees are inviting everyone to contribute to a fund that will pay for this essential project. Simply mark your donation “Tuckpointing”—we appreciate whatever you can do.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY IS NOW MEETING AT 10:00 AM ON WEDNESDAY MORNINGS. All women are invited to join us as we study the Bible and enjoy fellowship.

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY continues. Everyone is invited to join us at 8:00 am as we study Paul’s letters to the Thessalonian church.


SUNDAY NIGHT MEN’S BIBLE STUDY:  All men of the congregation are invited to join in at 7:00 PM on Sunday evenings.

OUR DAYCARE HAS BOTH FULL AND PART-TIME OPENING FOR CHILDREN: Please contact Pastor Kathy if you are in need of daycare.

OUR DAYCARE IS HIRING. Please talk to Pastor Kathy if you are interested.