March 8, 2015

Post date: Mar 05, 2015 5:52:46 PM

Thank you to Judy Ragland for playing the service and Kathy Temple for accompanying the choir.

The Wednesday Soup and Bread Supper will be hosted this week by members of the Property Management & Stewardship. Please join us at 6:00 p.m. for a delicious meal. At 6:45 we’ll engage in some Bible Study around tables. Then at 7:10 pm we’ll move into the sanctuary for a 20 minute Holden Evening Prayer service. Come as you are to these fun and informal evenings of good food, fellowship, Bible study and worship. The following ministries are hosting soup suppers:

Youth & Education—March 18th

Outreach—March 25th

First Lutheran will be cooking and serving the F.I.S.H. Food Bank Dinner Saturday, March 14th here at FLC. Set up and cooking start at 3p.m, we serve at 5p.m., cleanup takes about an hour. Please let Pastor Dennis know if you can help. Come for all or part of it as your schedule allows.

Bread for the World Offering of Letters - April 19

Every child is a gift created in the image of God.

When we care for our children, we invest in our future and we honor God's gift.

This is the heart of this year's Offering of Letters: Feed our Children.

Please pick up the updated Phone Directory after Worship on the kids table.

Adult Sunday Class, starting March 15th 8:45a.m. in the Chapel. “Catching Fire: Becoming Flame– A Guide for Spiritual Transformation” by Albert Haase. We are doing a shortened version of this on Wednesday’s in Lent. On Sundays we’ll have time to watch the whole DVD presentation and read the book. Everyone is welcome.

Attention Thrivent members: As of Jan. 12, 2015, you may have Choice Dollars from 2014 available to direct. These dollars will expire March 31, 2015. Don’t miss this opportunity to recommend where some of Thrivent’s charitable outreach funds go. Direct your Choice Dollars today! You can direct online at, or by phone at 800 847-4836 (say “Thrivent Choice” when prompted).

F.I.S.H. BENEFIT CONCERT: The Sparrow Singers and the Chance Brothers will share the stage for a F.I.S.H. benefit concert on March 13th at Mercer Creek Church. The program theme isSongs of the West. Lee Bates, director, is seeking additional singers for this program of cowboy songs. Tenors are especially needed! The choir rehearses on Tuesday evenings at the First Presbyterian Church from 7:00-9:00. The commitment would include just four rehearsals in addition to the March 13th performance. Contact Lee Bates at 509-925-2343 or email:, if you are able to help out for this important benefit event. Or, just show up at rehearsal. You’re guaranteed to have a great time making music for a worthy cause.

You are Invited to help First United Methodist Church celebrate their newly remodeled spaces. Saturday, March 14 schedule of events: 4:30 Tours and Treats, 6:00 Reconciling Celebration featuring Rev. Izzy Alvaren of Reconciling Ministries and the CWU Choir.

Youth Activities

Wednesday: Youth Fellowship/Devotional after soup supper

Next Sunday: Youth Movie Matinee featuring Darby O'Gill and the Little People. Green snacks, leprechaun punch, and the popcorn bar will be in full effect! Bring a friend and celebrate that bit o' Irish!

Don't forget to sign up on the board for:

*Serving Lenten Soup Dinner on March 18

*Trip down to Get Air Trampoline Park March 24

*Bringing stuff, filling plastic eggs, and serving for Easter Breakfast April 4 and 5

Time to get busy and have some fun!!