March 18, 2018

Post date: Mar 15, 2018 4:28:46 PM

Thank you to Joey Rapose, for the new kitchen linens.

No Choir practice on Thursday, March 22nd, for Spring Break.

No Last Supper Drama practice next week, for Spring Break.

Special giving to F.I.S.H. for February was $1,730.00.

Central Lutheran invites you to join them at: Lutherans on Ice Sunday, March 25th 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free to all! 1700 E Beech St, Yakima.

Children up to 5th grade are invited to process into the sanctuary during the first hymn next week, Palm Sunday, March 25. Please meet in the fellowship hall right before the service.

EASTER LILIES: Sponsor an Easter Lily for Easter. We would like to get about 6 sponsors. These can be in honor of, or in memory of, as we do for altar flowers. If you would like it to be included in the bulletin for Easter Sunday, please indicate so. Cost for sponsoring a lily is $20. Please contact the Church office 925-2844 or Estelle Johnson 929-0190 for more information. Payments will be collected in the church office.

Lutherhaven registration forms for summer camp are also available on the kids’ table. Please pick up a form! (You can request a “Campership” of $100 to help defray the cost of a week at camp, call Carla in the church office for more information.) Camp Lutherhaven is located on beautiful Lake Coeur d’ Alene. Registration for weekly camps is now open for summer 2018 for children 3rd grade through high school.

The Wednesday Soup and Bread Supper will be hosted this week by members of the Property Management & Stewardship Ministries. Please join us at 6:00 p.m. for a delicious meal. At 6:50p we will move into the sanctuary for Holden Evening Prayer, scripture and a brief message, and a little review of Luther’s small catechism. We’ll wrap it up by 7:30p Come as you are to these fun and informal evenings of good food, fellowship, scripture and worship.

Thank you to the Boss Family and the Cutlips for loading and hauling food to FISH Food Bank for the Friday weigh-ins. And thank you to all of you for your generous contributions to “Munch Madness.”

Sunday Adult Class has started a new book: “The Forgotten Luther; Reclaiming the Social– Economic Dimension of the Reformation.” Come join us in the Chapel at 8:45am on Sundays.

The Eastern Washington/Idaho Women of the ELCA is holding their SPRING RETREAT here at FLC on April 7, 2018 from 9am to 4pm: All women of First Lutheran are invited to attend, so come for a great day of learning and sharing together along with other women from our synod. The theme for the retreat is “Remember Me,” with our topic focus on domestic violence. Theme verse is Proverbs 31:25. The Rev. Ginny Johnson from Moses Lake will lead us through the day with information, Bible study, sharing, and worship. (See Pastor Ginny’s bio on the bulletin board in the fellowship hall.) We will begin and close our day with a hands-on project to be donated to ASPEN (women’s shelter) in Ellensburg. If you would like to bring a monetary gift for Aspen, please do, or you may bring items to donate such as: hygiene products, cosmetics, towels, washcloths, bedding, afghans, or slippers with the size marked. The church will be opened at 8:15 with coffee and rolls. Program starts at 9:00. You may register by mail (see info on the next page), and the registration is $10.00. Hope to see you there!

Youth Activities

FLC Youth (6th grade to 12th grade)

Saturday - Leave the church at 1 p.m. to go to Get Air! Trampoline Park. Bring $3 for jump socks and extra money for the AM/PM on the way home!

Saturday, March 31 - Easter Breakfast Prep! Meet in the fellowship hall to decorate, stuff eggs, dye eggs, and roll those napkins!

Sunday April 1 - EASTER!!! Easter Breakfast starts at 8, so first shift starts bright and early! Sign up for a shift and food item to bring!