December 22, 2019

Post date: Dec 18, 2019 7:0:10 PM

Poinsettias were provided by:

David & Laurae Lygre in memory of Rev. C. G. Lygre and Ray & Ethel Johnson.

Jim & Joyce Ackerman in memory of Tom Seeman.

Morris & Pat Sorensen in memory of Howard & Bernice Sorensen.

Al & Estelle Johnson in memory of their daughter, Cheryl Barnhart.

Dewain & Diana Lien in memory of Dorothy Harris and Vi Lien.

Anonymous in memory of Charles Sellman.

Wayne & Bea Fairburn, Fred & Jean Cutlip and Pat Loetterle.

Sunday School classes will NOT meet for two more Sundays during the Christmas Season: December 22 or 29. Classes will resume Sunday, January 6th. Adult class does meet on December 15th, but not on December 22 or 29. Have a wonderful Christmas break everyone!

Pastor Dennis will be on vacation December 26-January 2. In an emergency please contact the church office 925-2844 or Dennis cell phone 929-2927.

Choir Practice Notification: Choir will sing on January 5th, practice on Thursday, January 9th. NO practice on Thursday, January 2nd.

The 2020 offering envelopes are ready to be picked up in the fellowship hall. If you do not see a box set with your name on it and would like a box of envelopes, you can write your name and address on the sheet on the table by the envelopes and a box of envelopes will be there by the following Sunday.

Sound Operators – Do you want to share your talent by helping with the Sunday morning service? You can if you want to run the sound board (iPad) during the service. If you are interested see James Stolte or leave your name with the church office. James can show you the system so you can see what is involved before you decide. Arrangements can be made to sit in at the sound station during the service to see it in action if you wish. Youth are welcomed to participate.

ELCA Good Gifts: Great for folks who already have everything. A goat $50, a pig $30, a flock of chickens $10. These animals are given to needy folks in other countries and truly give them a leg up out of hunger and poverty. See the ELCA Good Gifts Catalogue by front door (also in the December “Lutheran”) or go to

Youth Activities

FLC Youth (6th grade to 12th grade)

This Friday: Trip to Roslyn! Meet at the church at 10:30 a.m. and bring money for: Ornament making, candy shop, lunch (or bring one), and other shopping needs. Check your email for details!

January 1, Annual PJ Breakfast and Bouncehouse! Games, take down the hat/mitten Christmas tree, and more! Come in your PJs! 7 am to 11 am

*bounce house will be in the gym

For families (because bouncing isn't just for teenagers!)

Toddler Bounce House takeover: 11 am to 1 pm -Bring your energized toddlers to bounce around - Parents must stay present!!!

Preschool Bounce house Power Hours: 1 pm to 3 pm -Time for bigger than tots but smaller than big school kids -Parents preferred to stay!!

Elementary cool kids: 3 pm to 5 pm - Parents don't have to stay, but must pick their kids up by 5 pm!

January 26th is the annual Potato Feed and fundraiser. Get ready by signing up on the board and bringing in a food item for our potato bar. We will have a special assortment of hot sauces in memory of Don Morris this year.