September 11, 2016

Post date: Sep 08, 2016 3:38:54 PM

Flowers for today are provided by Mike & Harry Kukes in honor of Harry’s 93 birthday.

New Address: Gladys Wahle please contact the office, 925-2844 if you are interested in Gladys address.

Confirmation Pizza Feed: Wednesday, September 14th, 6:30p.m. at First Lutheran Church. This is for 6th, 7th and 8th grade families. (9th graders we’ll start meeting in October.) Please tell Pastor Dennis how many from your family are coming so that he orders enough pizza. Church 925-2844, cell 929-2927 or email We’ll eat together, take a look at the confirmation year and do a little acolyte training. Should take about an hour.

Men’s Lunch: reminder no men’s lunch September 6th, Rodeo City is closed. We meet again on September 13th. All men are welcome!

Sunday School Begins September 18th The first day of Sunday School classes will be Sunday, September 18. All kids age 4 through 5th grade will meet during part of the worship service immediately after “Just for Kids” time, and not at 8:45. Middle/High School youth will continue to meet at 8:45 in the youth room off the gym, and the adult class will meet with Pastor Dennis at 8:45 in the chapel room down the hall. We will continue reading and discussing “Manna & Mercy” Pastor Dan Erlander’s great overview of the Bible. There’s a class for everyone—hope to see you on September 18th!

Constitution & By Laws Discussion Sunday, September 25 after Worship We are in the process of updating our constitution to bring it in line with the ELCA model constitution. Neal Caulkins will be on hand to field questions and concerns. The plan then is to vote on the new constitution on Sunday, October 9th. Please join us for a short meeting Sunday, September 25th after worship.

Choir rehearsals begin Thursday, September 29th 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary. Do you enjoy singing? Then Come!

Bereavement Committee: Looking for members who would like to join, several of us on the church bereavement committee. Members are needed who will help put on a memorial luncheon or by calling members for food donations, help setting up, manning the kitchen and cleaning up after the luncheon. If this is something you would enjoy helping with please call the church office 925-2844 or Estelle Johnson 925-5214.

The roof is done! (Well the half of the flat roof we are doing this year is done!) Materials were delivered on August 30th and work happened September 6 and 7th. Huge thanks to you who have already given generously to the $22.304.16 project. So far $16,150.00 has come in. (there’s still plenty of room at the table for your gift if you have not done so already.)

Youth Activities

Today: God’s Work. Our Hands. After church please sign the posters and make cards for our first responders. Thank you to everyone who brought in treats for the Fellowship Hour!

Friday: Got High School Football? We do! Watch Tyler Ragland in action for the Thorp High School team! Games are held at Kittitas High and information is posted on the Thorp school district website.

Saturday: Cross Country Youth members are running on the west-side at Ft. Steilacoom. Good luck FLC Bulldogs!

Next Sunday: BACK TO SCHOOL FIESTA! 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall! Get ready for some Mariachi music and a wack or two at the pinata! Nacho bar included! Old school Maraca contest and count your chips at the Left Right Center game!