October 26, 2014

Post date: Oct 23, 2014 6:3:41 PM

Thank you to CWU ensemble for playing today.

Ministry Meetings: At the October council meeting a motion passed to change the monthly ministry meetings at First Lutheran to the first Sunday of the month. Ministry meetings in November will be on Sunday, November 2, following worship.

Fall Yard Cleanup, Saturday November 1st 9 am to Noon. Bring your gloves, rakes, clippers and other useful tools. Pick-up trucks are always useful for hauling the leaves and branches away. Thank You!

First Lutheran Church Quilt Sale, Saturday, November 1st 9:00-noon.

Thrivent Appreciation Dinner – Thrivent members are invited to an appreciation dinner on November 6 at the Ellensburg Pasta Company at 5:30 p.m. This will probably be the last dinner we have as changes are coming to the Thrivent chapter system. Let Don Morris or James Stolte know if you will be attending so we can get an estimate of numbers.

New Members/Inquirer's Class starting Sunday, November 2nd at 11:30 in the Chapel. If you would like to join First Lutheran Church or you have some questions or want a little refresher on “what Lutherans believe” come join Pastor Dennis for 45minute classes on November 2, 9, 16 and 23. We’ll be using Pastor Dan Erlanders’ great little book “Baptized We Live.” (Please come to all the classes if you are able.)

Adult Sunday Class 8:45-9:45a.m. in the Chapel. Come study the Gospel of Matthew with Pastor Dennis and friends. We are using “Partnering with the King,” a book and DVD by John Hiigel as a study guide. Everyone is welcome.

Daylight Savings Time Ends, Sunday, November 2nd. Don’t forget to set your clocks back!

Sunday, November 2nd, Cecilia Jane Leighton will be baptized in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Cecilia is the daughter of Sarah & Wyatt Leighton. Clara is her big sister.

Thanks to all who helped cook, ,serve and cleanup the FISH Food Bank dinner last night. Thank you for helping feed hungry people in our community.

On Sunday, November 2, the Youth Sunday School class is invited to join the Calvary Baptist Youth Sunday School. Please be at First Lutheran by 8:55. We’ll walk over to Calvary and return in time for acolytes to get prepared. There is a rumor that Calvary has donuts. (If you have any questions, contact Joe: josephjpjohnson@gmail.com, 509-607-1454.

Youth Activities

Today! Meet after church and head to Huffman Farms! We will be back around 4!

Wednesday: Confirmation/YouthNight 6:30 p.m.

Friday: Happy Halloween! Be safe, be smart, and save all of your milk-duds for your youth director!

Saturday: FLC Youth Swims 7 p.m. – 9/10:30 p.m.! Need to burn off all that candy? Come make a splash with us at Memorial Pool! Details on the Youth Board and on our Facebook page.