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What’s Happening – January 2020

Church ServicesSundays January 5, 12, 19, 26 – Worship 8:00AM and 10:30AMWednesdays January 8, 15, 22, 29 – Worship 6:30PM QuiltingWednesdays January 15, 22, 29 – 9:00-11:00AMNew quilters are always welcome. Kids’ Club and ConfirmationWednesdays 5:30PM Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry TruckTuesdays January 7 and 21 – 9:30-11:30AM

What’s Happening – December 2019

Church ServicesSundays December 1, 8, 22, 29 – 8:00am and 10:30amSunday, December 15 – 9:30amWednesdays December 4, 11, 18 – 6:30pmNo Services or Activities December 25 & January 1 QuiltingWednesdays 9:00am to 11:00amNew quilters always welcome Kid’s Club and ConfirmationWednesdays 5:30pm Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) Food TruckTuesdays, December 3 and 17 – 9:30am to 11:30am Hanging of the Greens ServiceSunday, December 1 – 8:00am and 10:30am Services Annual Cookie Walk and Craft SaleSaturday, December 7 – 8:00am to 12:00 noon Retirement CoffeeCraig Gesme, Doris Lutyens, Sara Downs, and Nancy GroutSunday, December 8 – 9:30am Children’s Christmas ProgramSunday, December[Continue Reading]

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What’s Happening – November 2019

CHURCH SERVICESSUNDAYS – NOVEMBER 3rd 10th 17th & 24th8:00 A.M. & 10:30 A.M.WEDNESDAY EVENINGS – NOVEMBER 6th, 13th, & 20thWORSHIP 6:30 P.M. NO SERVICE OR ACTIVITIES NOVEMBER 27TH EACH WEDNESDAY – QUILTING 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.NEW QUILTERS ALWAYS WELCOME WEDNESDAY ACTIVITIES  KIDS’ CLUB & CONFIRMATION 5:30 P.M. DES MOINES AREA RELIGIOUS COUNCILFOOD PANTRY TRUCKTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5th & 19th 9:30 – 11:30 A.M. GAME NIGHTFRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17THWOMEN’S THANKOFFERING SERVICESCONGREGATIONAL MEETINGANNUAL TURKEY DINNER SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH  9:00 A.M.CLEAN AND DECORATE FOR ADVENT/CHRISTMAS

Trunk-or-Treat, Oct 30

We will be having open trunk time from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Wednesday, October 30. Indoor activities include: Pumpkin/squash painting Halloween movie Fall-themed crafts Sugar cookie decorating Apple cider and hot chocolate bar Popcorn Costumes are encouraged. The whole community is welcome! In case of inclement weather, all activities will be moved indoors.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

CHURCH SERVICESSUNDAYS OCTOBER 6th, 13th & 20th8:00 A.M. & 10:30 A.M. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27TH  9:30 A.M.INSTALLATION OF PASTOR TRAVIS SEGAR WEDNESDAY EVENINGS OCTOBER 2nd,  9th, 16th, 23rd & 30thWORSHIP 6:30 P.M. EACH WEDNESDAY – QUILTING 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.NEW QUILTERS ALWAYS WELCOME WEDNESDAY ACTIVITIESSUPPER 5:00 P.M. KIDS’ CLUB & CONFIRMATION 5:30 P.M. DES MOINES AREA RELIGIOUS COUNCIL FOOD PANTRY TRUCKTUESDAY, OCTOBER 1st & 15th   9:30 – 11:30 A.M. MEALS FROM THE HEARTLANDSATURDAY, OCTOBER 19TH 9:30 – 11:30 A. M. STEWARDSHIP SUNDAYOCTOBER 27TH

IMPORTANT SEPTEMBER INFORMATION

Sunday, September 8th, SW 9th Open Street noon – 4:00 p.m.  If you would like to help with this event, please contact a Council member to volunteer your time. Sunday, September 8th The last Sunday Pastor Duane will be at Good Shepherd.  Best wishes to him with his next Interim Ministry at Memorial Lutheran Church in Nevada, Iowa.  Thank you for your time with us these past five months.   Sunday, September 8th Meet and Greet with the Pastoral Candidate.  He will be with us all morning for us to meet him and him to meet us.  This is our future.  Be a part of it!   Sunday,[Continue Reading]

Sympathy July 2019

SYMPATHY to Dick Schaffer and family at the death of his son, John, who died on Sunday, June 16th. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Hymn Sing – July 28th 2019

The Worship and Music committee has designated Sunday, July 28th as Hymn Sing Sunday where YOU suggest your favorite hymns and the committee will select the most requested hymns.   Let’s see how many we can sing at this service!  There will be no communion as Pastor Duane will be away on that Sunday.

Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting – July 2019

SEMI-ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING SUNDAY, JUNE 23RD   The following persons were elected to serve on the Council for the 2019-2020 year.  Thank you! President                                 Dennis Loll                             1 year Vice-President                        Duane Thorpe                         1 year Secretary                                 Sue Tutten                               1 year Treasurer                                 Bob Frits                                 1 year Education                                Scott Decker                           2 years Stewardship                            Joe Solem                               2 years Evangelism                             Lew Olson                              2 years Worship & Music                   Virgil Olson                            2 years Plant & Property                     Ken Horner                             2 years Shelley Wauters                      1 year remaining