Nov-Dec Announcements

ORDER YOUR CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS: Large are $20.00, Regular, $10.00. Sign up sheet is available on the table in the narthex.

PLEASE PICK UP YOUR OFFERING ENVELOPES from the table in the narthex.

ANGEL TREE TAGS ARE HERE: There are 42 children for this year’s Angel Tree, all of them part of the Colo-Nesco school district.  When you take a tag, please write your name and the tag number of the Angel Tree Project sheet. Please bring unwrapped gifts back to the church by Sunday, December 5.

KUMLA DINNER & HARVEST SALE will be held on Sunday, December 5. Work assignments have been mailed. If you have questions please talk to one of our committee members: Corrine Olson, Dennis Sandmann or Kirby Christensen.

HARVEST SALE DONATIONS are needed. Please be thinking about and preparing what you would like to contribute.

THE LUTHER LEAGUE WILL BE SENDING CARE PACKAGES to our 10 college students and one in the military. Boxes will be packed at their December 1 meeting. Donations of snacks are welcome.


SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM will be held at 9:30 am on Sunday, December 19.

HELP THE LUTHER LEAGUE SERVE DINNER AT THE HOUSE OF COMPASSION in Marshalltown on Wednesday, December 29. Please let Chris Barten know if you would like to participate.

THE NOVEMBER/DECEMBER CONNECTIONS MAGAZINE is now available on the table in the narthex.

OUR DAILY BREAD DEVOTIONAL BOOKLETS for December-February are available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourself.

PORTALS OF PRAYER for January-March are available on the table in the narthex. Please help yourself.

FELLOWSHIP COFFEE SERVERS NEEDED: A sign-up sheet has been provided in the narthex for individuals or families to sign up to provide and serve snacks for Fellowship Coffee.

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

THURSDAY MORNING WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY has also resumed. All women are invited to bring a Bible and join us at 10:00 am on Thursday mornings as we study the book of Proverbs.

OUR DAYCARE IS HIRING: We are in need of new staff as we make a new and exciting beginning. Pastor Kathy is currently serving as our Director, but we will need a number of additional staff. We also need people available to fill in as substitutes of for the next few weeks until we are fully staffed. Even two or three hours a few times a week would help tremendously.

Volunteers who would like to help are also welcome: it would help our staff greatly if we had volunteers willing to come in for an hour or more just to rock babies or read stories to children. Talk to Pastor Kathy or sign up on the sheet on the table in the narthex.

WHILE WE ARE NOT YET ASSIGNING FELLOWSHIP COFFEE DUTIES anyone who would like to bring homemade baked goods or snacks is welcome and invited to do so.

SUNDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY has resumed. Everyone is invited to join us at 8:00 am as we study Paul’s second letter to the Corinthian church.

BREAD MINISTRY CONTINUES WITH NEW TIME from 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM every Wednesday. Times are based on when HyVee has items ready for pick-up.

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY BAGS ARE ONCE AGAIN AVAILABLE in the narthex. Bags hanging up have been sanitized. When you return bags that have been used, please place them in the box.

REMEMBER YOUR OFFERINGS: The balance in our General Fund has dipped very low. Please remember to give as you are able.

SOUND & VIDEO PROJECTION PROJECT: Proposed cost of this project, which will upgrade both our sanctuary and Fellowship Hall sound systems, add security cameras to our building, allow us to livestream services, and also add video projection is $14,327.49. The Trustees are encouraging donations to this project. If you are interested in making a donation, please talk to Larry Springer. We currently have