July 2024 Announcements

WE WELCOME JORDAN MICHAEL BROWN, JR. INTO THE FAMILY OF GOD this morning through Holy Baptism. Jordan (JJ) is the son of Jordan and Tara Brown. He was born June 11, 2024 in Ames, IA. Sponsors are Carrie Tresemer, Todd & Polly Kimm, and Brock Tresemer.

IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING THAT YOU WOULD LIKE PUBLISHED IN THE NEW LIGHT FOR AUGUST OR SEPTEMBER, please send it to the church email by Monday, July 22nd. Thank you!

*TODAY* THE MCCALLSBURG LEGION WILL BE SERVING THEIR FISH AND CHICKEN DINNER FROM 11AM-1PM. Free will donation. They would love for you all to come.

PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND THE MCCALLSBURG’S ANNUAL LIONS SWEET CORN & BOLONGA FEED. Monday, August 5th, from 4:00pm – 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.

THE CHURCH PICNIC WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7th AT 6:00PM. It will be a potluck, so please bring a side dish to pass. Hotdogs and burgers will be provided.


OUR DAYCARE IS ACCEPTING MORE CHILDREN. If you know of anyone looking for childcare for all ages, please have them call 515-338-0182. We are also looking for donations of cribs, playpens, and pack and plays (all of which must meet current safety standards); as well as wading pools and outdoor water todays. If you would like to donate any of these items, please speak to Chris Skinner, Jake Ritland, or Leanna Hendrick. Thank you!

ANY WOMEN OR MEN THAT WERE NOT ABLE TO ATTEND SERVICE ON MOTHER/FATHER’S DAY, there are devotionals in the narthex. Please help yourself.

KAREN SUMNER IS NOW IN CHARGE OF THE FOOD AT FIRST MEAL HANDOUTS FOR BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH, if you have any questions/concerns or would like to help with handing out meals on Monday or Thursday evenings, please speak with her directly.

FOOD AT FIRST IS NOW DELIVERING TO THE ZEARING LIBRARY: When you call to place your order specify you would like to pick up your meals in Zearing and they will tell you what time meals will be dropped off on Mondays and Thursdays.

CANS THAT ARE PASSED AROUND DURING OFFERING are for donations of loose change to go to International Justice Mission in their fight to end human trafficking.

BRADEN THOMAS AND HIS WIFE LUPE have returned and are stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. Please keep them, and all of our military, in your prayers.

OUR DAILY BREAD FOR JUNE – AUGUST is available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourselves.

PORTALS OF PRAYER FOR JULY – SEPTEMBER are available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourself.

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.

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY continues. Everyone is invited to join us at 8:00 am.

SUNDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY has resumed at 7:00pm.