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Trinity Tidings Trinity Lutheran Church

APRIL 2015

2163 Mayhew Lake Rd NE Sauk Rapids, MN 56379-4554 RETURN SERVICE REQUESTED Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage

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Trinity Lutheran Church Sauk Rapids, Minnesota “Sharing the Caring Christ With All People” A Prince of Peace Lutheran School Association Church And a Good Shepherd Community Congregation

Sunday Services: 8:00am & 10:30am Monday Worship Services 6:00pm (Memorial Day through Labor Day) Sunday School for All Ages: 9:15am (Sept—May) Sunday Radio Broadcast at 8:00am on WVAL 800 on the AM dial and streaming live on the internet at www.800wval.com Trinity’s Website: www.trinitysr.org Find us on Facebook

Trinity Lutheran Church

“Sharing the Caring Christ With All People”

"Blessed are those who have not seen and yet

Church Contact Information Church Office: Church Fax:

252-3670 202-1095

E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.trinitysr.org

Office Staff listed below can be contacted by calling 252-3670 Pastor Paul Cloeter Pastor Harvey Ehlers Director of Christian Outreach Craig Cooper Vicar John Bakou Admin. Assistants Judy Rehwaldt and Katie Meemken

Additional Contact Information Music Ministry: Daniel Reineke 656-0963 Prayer Chain: Delores Volkers 252-2101 Youth Ministry: Terry Kurash 251-4071 Kristen Sigurdson 493-6621 Parish Nurse: Jennifer Machula Prince of Peace School Office: 251-1477

Table of Contents From the Pastor DCO Corner Worship/Music Notes LWML Holy Week Worship God’s Grub Salt & Pepper POP Fundraiser HS Youth News More Than Enough Family Ministry Middle School Youth Update-Pastor Ruesch Shared Blessings

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have believed." (John 20:29) Those words, spoken to "Doubting" Thomas on Easter evening, are an encouragement to all of us who have not seen the risen Jesus with our own eyes either, but who have been blest with the faith to trust what we've heard and been taught. If Easter is about anything, it's that we must believe the 'unbelievable'; step out in faith and trust that God will do for us what was done for Jesus; even though we can't see it now; even though it goes against all reason. Faith is also required of all of us if we are to effectively proclaim this Easter message in our work together as a church. For example, it took a lot of faith 15 years ago to make the decision and then to follow through with the relocation of our church to its present site. What a miracle that was! Many stepped out in faith to make over-and-above 'faith promises', or pledges; and thereafter for a number of years to fulfill those promises. We did so, knowing that some sacrifice would be required (remember the slogan: "Not equal gifts but equal sacrifice"). Many, I know, resisted the urge of reason to "keep faith in check - because we never know what the future holds!" An uncertain future continues to loom before us, and our Lord still calls us to step out into it in faith. For the past 10 years, sizable monthly mortgage payments (currently $12,358) have been made toward our $2.1 million building debt. For some time, this financial burden has limited our ability to add ministry staff, particularly in the areas of children, youth and family life, as well as pastoral care. Currently, a subcommittee under our leadership team has been meeting - and will continue to meet - to address this need. In the meantime, we all have opportunity to help with the reduction of our building loan. Elsewhere in this newsletter you can read a brief introduction to a program called "Shared Blessings" available through our Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF). As

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our 'church's bank' that holds our mortgage, LCEF is offering this rebate program as a way to encourage more people to invest in its ministry. There are 3 good reasons why you should consider doing so: 1) an excellent return on your investment. LCEF has a number of investment options offering rates substantially higher than banks. (See the rate sheet on the entryway kiosk) 2) LCEF provides its funds at reasonable rates for churches and other ministries of the LCMS. Your investment dollars do kingdom building! 3) Trinity will receive an annual interest rebate if it reaches certain levels of investors. For example, at this time 28 Trinity members have an investment with LCEF. If 51 more would open a savings account with as little as $25, we would receive an annual check of $5,266; if we could get 233 more to invest, the rebate would be $10,532 annually. Consider opening an account for your children and grandchildren! I wouldn't call investing with LCEF a sacrifice; in fact, I've heard "no brainer" spoken in reference to this rebate program. There are, though, other opportunities to allow our faith to exercise itself in sacrifice. One such way is to include Trinity in your will or estate plan. See the "More Than Enough" article that follows as an example of such a gift. Although life is filled with challenges, if we believe Jesus lives, even though we can't see Him, we can live boldly for Him. And if we want others to hear and believe the Easter message, we can stick out our necks and make sacrificial giving a priority in our budgets. Don't take my word for it; take God's! His promise to provide will never fail. Believe it, even though you don't see it. You are "blessed" when you do!

Pastor Paul Cloeter

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Orphan Grain Train Collection of New Socks and Undies

All congregations in the Minnesota North District are invited to collect New socks and undies for Orphan Grain Train. These items will be taken to Texas border missions and other places where new items are allowed. All sizes of undies and socks (for men, women, and children) are being collected, but children’s socks (for age 3 to 6th grade) are very much needed, as children in Mexico cannot go to school without socks and shoes. Money to help with shipping costs is also welcome. Monetary donations can be mailed to Orphan Grain Train, PO Box 61, Morris, MN 56267, or brought to the OGT Booth. Please send New socks and undies with your pastor when he attends the 22nd Convention of Minnesota North District on April 13-15, 2015, at Madden’s Resort, Brainerd, MN. Drop Off Point: Orphan Grain Train Booth.

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The Minnesota North Division of Parish Life and Nurture (PLaN) invite all

who care about children and ministry to children to come to either of two

identical learning events, “More than Sunday School.” The first event will be at St. John in Aitkin on Sunday, May 3. The second event will be at St. Paul in

Perham on Sunday, May 17. Both events will begin at 3:00 p.m. and conclude by 5:30 p.m.

and will feature presentations by Paul Berg and Sandy Kephart from Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. Fresh and new ideas will be shared as to how to bring children into your church

so that they can learn about Jesus. You’ll be given tools that will help your Sunday School or

VBS programs to become stronger. So, if you are a Sunday School teacher or Sunday School

superintendent, a VBS Director, DCE or Pastor – if you desire to strengthen your congregation’s ministry to children and to their families – you’ll want to attend the event nearest you. The cost per person is $10 payable the day of the event you choose to attend. To register, please call the Minnesota North District office (218-829-1781) by April 30th and indicate you want to register for “More than Sunday School.” You will be glad you did! Craig Cooper, DCO

Just a reminder that God's Grub will start back up on April 8th with Subs! The last Wednesday meal will be April 29th. If you are interested in helping or contributing a dessert please contact Jennifer Kurash at (320)260-6684. Kelm & Reuter, P.A.

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Worship and Music Notes Oh Come, Let Us Worship Him!

“For the Lord is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.” Ps. 100:5 God has blessed us with His redeeming love. The month of April has so many opportunities to hear this message in abundant worship services: +Maundy Thursday, April 2, 6:00 PM Jesus teaches humility and servant hood and institutes Holy Communion. “Having loved His own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.” +Good Friday, April 3, 6:00 PM Our Great High Priest, The Lord Himself, offers Himself as the sacrifice. “Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.” +Easter Sunday- The Resurrection of our Lord, April 5, 6, 8, and 10:30 AM Witness with joy the miracle of the resurrection with the Mary Magdalen and Mary the mother of James, and Salome. “Alleluia! Christ Jesus abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the Gospel. Alleluia!” +Second Sunday of Easter, April 12, 8 and 10:30 AM The Risen Lord appears to the disciples and commissions them and we learn about the blessings of believing without seeing. “Alleluia! We know that Christ being raised from the dead will never die again; death no longer has dominion over Him. Alleluia! Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed. Alleluia!” +Third Sunday of Easter, April 19, 8 and 10:30 AM The Risen Lord again appears to His disciples and opens their minds to understand the Scriptures. “Alleluia! We know that Christ being raised from the dead will never die again; death no longer has dominion over Him. Alleluia! Did not our hearts burn within us while He talked to us on the road, while He opened the Scriptures to us? Alleluia!” +Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 26, 8 and 10:30 AM Our Lord reveals Himself as the Good Shepherd and watches over every one of us, even when we stray. “Alleluia! We know that Christ being raised from the dead will never die again; death no longer has dominion over Him. Alleluia! I am the Good Shepherd, I know my own and my own know me. Alleluia!” The Lessons in the progression from Holy Thursday through the Sundays of Easter in our worship services demonstrate over and over again the message of redemption through God’s grace and love. Watch for these truths in your hymns and worship songs as well. Plan to attend and participate in these gifts of worship. Be an example to your family and others. His faithfulness continues through all generations. God bless your worship! Daniel Reineke, Music Director (320)656-0963

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Trinity Lutheran Church

“Sharing the Caring Christ With All People”

Sauk Rapids, MN

Holy Week Worship Services

He is Risen Indeed!

Maundy Thursday, April 2nd Worship Services with Holy Communion at 6:00pm

Good Friday Worship, April 3rd Tenebrae Service at 6:00pm

Easter Sunday, April 5th Worship Services at 6:00am, 8:00am And 10:30am - Communion at all services. Easter Breakfast served 7:00am until 10:00am

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League “Is My Heart Really Unforgiving?” was our study topic from the Quarterly at the March meeting, led by Craig Cooper.

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The collection of needed items requested by Anna Marie Women and Children Shelter was generously responded to, and all who donated are thanked! Our Spring Zone Rally will be at Bethany in Ramey on Saturday, April 18th. Registration begins at 9:30am. The $6.00 fee does include a light lunch at noon. David Becker of Aitken will speak on “Create in Me a Clean Heart.” Group transportation would be available, and leaguers are encouraged to mark their calendars to attend. The ingathering at the Rally will be lap quilts for Onamia Nursing Home. Bethany ladies will sew these and our trinity league has provided funs to defray cost of fabrics.

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Just $27 for 1—7/8” x 1” ad paid in advance with an 11—issue contract or get double impact by putting 2 ads together, 1—7/8” x 2” ad paid in advance. ($49) Call the Church office to get started! 320-252-3670, 2163 Mayhew Lake Road NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379-4554

Please join us in celebrating Lu Neils’ 90th birthday on Sunday, April 12th in the fellowship hall from 11:301:30. She would love to see you!

Our delegate to the 36th Biennial LWML Convention in Des Moines, Iowa, June 2528th, Connie Mooney, related progress on her housing and activity participation.

April Menu:

April 9th is the date for our next meeting. Guests are welcome!

4/8 Sub Sandwiches 4/15 Taco in a bag 4/22 Pizza 4/29 Hamburgers and Hot Dogs 5

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“Sharing the Caring Christ With All People”

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April 19, 2015

Salt & Pepper to Host Driver Safety Thank you to all those who attended our 7th annual Bunco event. It was a fun time. Coming up next, the group will be hosting a driver safety program sponsored by AARP on Tuesday, April 21 at 1:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. This is the 4-hour refresher class for anyone age 55 or over who has taken the 8-hour initial class, or it has been three years or more since your last refresher class. Insurance companies will allow a 10% reduction in your auto insurance premiums for successful completion of the class. The class fee is $20 for AARP members or $25 for nonmembers which is payable at the start of the class. You may sign up on the form in the narthex or call the church office at 252-3670. Refreshments will be served by the Salt and Pepper Group.

Please join us in... “Celebrating God’s Abundant Goodness!” What: Prince of Peace Lutheran School Annual Benefit Dinner: Swedish meatballs, chicken breast, dressing, mashed potatoes, candied carrots, salad, roll, dessert and beverage for only $12.

When: Sunday, April 19, 2015 Where: Prince of Peace Lutheran School Time: 11:30—3:00p.m. ➥Food➥Entertainment➥ Live/SilentAuctions➥Bake Sale “They will celebrate Your abundant goodness and joyfully sing of Your righteousness.” (Psalm 145:7)

Trinity High School Youth Group 9th-12th grade April is an exciting time for our high school youth. Once again our youth will be helping celebr ate Easter by serving breakfast. Please take time to enjoy a resurrection meal on Easter Sunday. Be sure to watch for sign up boards for donation of food. Donations of food are greatly appreciated, as this event is a fundraiser for the National Youth Gathering trip. April 8th will be Dodgeball night at Prince of Peace School. Plenty of fun, food, and fellowship. Brave youth will attempt to showcase their skills and strategy. We can't wait to see how our bible study weaves into this night's fun. April 11th is the Batman Mystery Dinner. Ethan Fearing returns to lead this adventure. Youth will have the opportunity to be right in the action of this soon to be classic! Wednesday night devo time continues after God's Gr ub. The youth leader s have some super cool items set up for this month. We will continue the after school homework time on Wednesdays before God’s Grub. Stop in to knock the homework out before the fun begins. Make sure you are connected to the youth leaders via media of your choice. Facebook, twitter, instagram, email...In His service, Youth leaders Emily, Brett and TK

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Trinity Lutheran Church

“Sharing the Caring Christ With All People”

Sauk Rapids, MN

“More Than Enough”

Family Ministry in April

Planned Giving Stories for Christian Stewards

Ladies Supper Out: Monday, April 20 @ 6pm The Blue Line 1101 2nd St S # 108, Sartell

Thomas was a widower who had a great love for his church. As an individual who had directly benefited from its ministry, he wanted to say 'thank you' with a gift from his estate. He told his attorney that he wished to make a bequest to the church. Thomas' estate included some stocks, real estate and an IRA. Thomas' attorney recommended that he give the appreciated stock and real estate to his children and leave his IRA to the church.

Men’s Supper Out: Monday, April 27 @ 6pm Lincoln Depot 629 Lincoln Ave SE, St Cloud

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Thomas: M y attorney told me that if I gave the stock and real estate to my children, these assets would receive a step-up in basis at my death. My children could then sell them without paying tax. However, if I gave my children my IRA, the IRA would be subject to estate and income tax. After paying all of these taxes, very little would be left for my family. By giving the IRA to the church, I could make a nice gift and avoid any additional tax for my estate and children.

Looking Ahead…

Thomas received a beneficiary designation form, filled it out and designated his church as the 100% recipient of his IRA account. Thomas' attorney then specified in Thomas' will the bequest of his other assets to his children. Thomas notified the church of his bequest. He was pleased that since the church was a tax exempt institution, it would receive the full amount of the IRA value when he passed away, creating a legacy for the future.

April 22nd. (Wed) Earth Day Project April 29th. (Wed) Class Mural Painting May 6. (Fri) Meet at Trinity for DODGEBALL. We will carpool to Prince of Peace for this event. June 22. (Mon) Valleyfair. Carpool and chaperone help is needed. The Wed. events are scheduled from 7:15-8:15pm.

Friends are always welcome! Thanks!

Information and confidential consultation about planned giving options that might benefit you - like including a bequest in your will - can be obtained by contacting either Mr. David Priebe, retired business attorney (612 508 -4640); or Mr. George Miller (800 482-5022). Both David and George are Gift Planning Counselors for the MN North District - LCMS.

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Rev. Matt & Heather Ruesch, Isabella, Paul, & Sofia Missionaries for The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod March 2015 "Fear not, daughter of Zion” “And Jesus found a young donkey and sat on it, just as it is written, ‘Fear not, daughter of Zion; behold, your king is coming, sitting on a donkey’s colt!’” -- John 12:14-15 (ESV) What do you fear? As a parent, my fears often pertain to my children. Will they hold fast to their Christian faith throughout their lives? Will they marry faithful Christian spouses? Will they live in a world where they have to suffer for being a Christian? Maybe your fears are global: persecution…war…disaster. Often times our fears are closer to home: finances…health… family troubles. There is no shortage of things that fill us with uncertainty and anxiety over the future.

Israel had its share of fears. There was political uncertainty and the threat of enemies on every side. There was fear that because of their sins of unfaithfulness and idolatry that God would abandon them. When St. John records the event of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, he quotes the prophet Zechariah (9:9). But St. John the Evangelist—inspired by the Holy Spirit—takes some liberty with Zechariah’s words. Zechariah writes, “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion.” But John begins this fulfillment with the words “Fear not.” John uses the event of Jesus riding into Jerusalem to specifically comfort the people of God. Jesus is the one who comes to fulfill the promises made in the prophets. And one of the ways he will do that is by casting away the fears of the people. Why should Israel not fear? Their King was coming to them. He was coming to them riding upon a donkey…a reminder of the days of King David. Jesus was and is the Greater David. He is the One who comes to bring peace. He is the One who comes to bring victory over all enemies. He is the One who fulfills the promise that God would never leave his people. Palm Sunday…Holy Week…Easter…all of them serve to remind us: “Fear not.” Our Lord Jesus Christ rode into Jerusalem to a truly fearful place. He went to a cross where he was abandoned by his Father. He went to a cross where he bore all sin, evil, death, and every source of fear upon his own body. He rose victorious and left fear behind in the grave. We fear not because Jesus died and because Jesus lives. What Jesus has given us in his death and resurrection is something that no one or no thing can ever take away. We have life. We have life that never ends. We have a life that will be free of fear for all eternity. God grant that this Palm Sunday, Holy Week, and Easter that you would be freed from fear. May you, O Daughter of Zion, have no fear. Our King rides on in majesty to bury fear in a tomb.

El Señor sea con ustedes,

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Pastor Ruesch

Shared Blessings Program The Leadership and Finance teams are excited to announce the Shared Blessings Program through LCEF that is designed to help reduce our building debt. Our LCEF representative, George Miller, will be here to talk more about it on Sunday, April 26th, during the Bible Study hour. Also watch for the date in May when George Miller will be back to talk about estate planning, wills, and endowments. If you have any questions please contact Lori Wendt at 320-420-4368 or

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April Birthdays Amanda Adkins Brett Anderson Jolyn Antonsen Guy Asmus Cody Berghuis Andrea Bomstad Jeanna Borgerding Louise Botzek Virgil Bragelman Sarah Brower Jim Bump Isabella Buttweiler Maxine Buttweiler Nancy Cloeter Micah Dagel Darla Dittus Ron Dittus Sandy Duffy David Eisenlohr Molly Ernst Patrick Evenson Savannah Fenrich Shaana Figallo Janet George Dean Gerads Cassy Gerchy Samantha Gode Derek Gorecki Cory Grabuski Tedd Grabuski Lee Gratke Angela Hansen Brandon Hejhal Jim Hejhal Logan Herbst Alvin Herges Elaine Herges Randy Heyne John Hiltel David Hoeschen Shirley Iees

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Harvey Reichel Paul Richards Brody Richter Jennifer Richter Bridget Riehm Skylar Sauer Jill Schlueter Andrew Schmid Anthony Schmid Sandra Skaja Lynn Snyder Brandon Sornberger Nicholas Spotts Heidi Stiegel Sarah Stuempert Matthew Volkers Samantha Volkers Kristine Wainright-Tadych Hildegarde Wasiloski Zoey Weappa Jeff Weishalla Tera Weite Nathan Welsh Mason Weyhrauch Tyler Woitalla Irene Wolf Lori Zipp Tara Zoellner Adam Zwick Donald Zwick

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1 7:00am Men's Bible Study @ GS 8:30am Finance Team Mtg 9:00am Benton Co. Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (FH) 6:00pm Adult Choir Practice 6:45pm HS Youth Night (Y)

2 6:00pm Maundy Thursday Worship (HC) Z4

3 9:00am Parish Workers 6:00pm Good Friday Worship Z5

4 9:00am Altar Guild/Decorating 9:00am Bible Study @ St. Cloud Prison 1:00-5:00pm Anyuak Easter Worship 5:00pm Traditional Music Rehearsal(W)

7 10:30am Bible Class 7:00pm Friends in Harmony (W)

8 7:00am Men's Bible Study @ GS 5:00pm God’s Grub 6:00pm HS Youth 6:00pm Confirmation Classes (Scl, Lcl, Lcf) 6:15pm Ladies Leaning on Christ (CM)

9 1:00pm LWML (F) 5:30pm Lay Ministry Mtg. (Lcf) 6:30pm Brownie Troop Mtg. 7:00pm Leadership Team Mtg. (Lcf)

10 9:00am Parish Workers

11 9:00am Altar Guild 6:45pm Traditional Music Rehearsal(W) HS Youth Batman Mystery Dinner

5 EASTER SUNDAY 6:00am Easter Worship (HC) Z1 7:00-10:00am Easter Breakfast 8:00am Worship (HC) Z2 10:30am Worship (HC) Z3 12:00pm Anyuak Worship (M,Y)

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12 8:00am Worship Z4 9:15am Bible Class & S. S. 9:15am Youth Bible Study 9:15am Family 101 (CDC) 10:30am Worship (HC) Z5 11:30am Private Event (K,F) 12:00pm Anyuak Worship 4:00pm Creative Crafts 5:00pm YABS 19 11:30am-3:00pm “Celebrating God’s Abundant Goodness” Fundraiser @ POP 8:00am Worship (HC) Z1 9:15am Bible Class & S. S. 9:15am Youth Bible Study 9:15am Family 101 (CDC) 10:30am Worship Z2 12:00pm Anyuak Worship 26 8:00am Worship Z3 9:15am Bible Class & S. S. 9:15am Youth Bible Study (Y) 10:30am Worship (HC) Z4 12:00pm Anyuak Worship (M,Y) 4:00pm Creative Crafts 5:00pm YABS

13 MN North District Convention @ Brainerd 6:00pm Bev’s CC 6:45pm Narcotics Anonymous (Y)

14 MN North District Convention @ Brainerd 6:30pm Sandwichers 7:00pm Friends in Harmony (W)

15 7:00am Men's Bible Study @ GS 5:00pm God’s Grub 6:00pm HS Youth Night (Y) 6:00pm Confirmation Classes (Scl, Lcl, Lcf) 6:00pm Handbell Rehearsal

16 9:00am Sewing and Crafts (F)

17 9:00am Parish Workers

18 9:00am Altar Guild 9:30am LWML Spring Rally @ Bethany in Ramey 6:45pm Traditional Music Rehearsal(W)

20 6:00pm Ladies Supper @ The Blue Line 6:45pm Narcotics Anonymous (Y)

21 10:30am Bible Class 1:00pm AARP Driving Refresher Course 7:00pm Friends in Harmony (W)

22 7:00am Men's Bible Study @ GS 5:00pm God’s Grub 6:00pm HS Youth Night (Y) 6:00pm Confirmation Classes (Scl, Lcl, Lcf) 6:00pm Handbell Rehearsal 6:15pm Ladies Leaning on Christ (CM) 7:15pm MSYG Earth Day Project

23 6:30pm Brownie Troop Mtg. 7:30pm Bible Study @ Benton County Jail

24 9:00am Parish Workers

25 9:00am Altar Guild 6:45pm Traditional Music Rehearsal(W)

27 9:30am Parish Workers (Newsletter) 6:00pm Bev’s CC 6:00pm Men’s Supper @ Lincoln Depot 6:45pm Narcotics Anonymous (Y)

28 10:30am Bible Class 6:30pm Sandwichers 7:00pm Friends in Harmony (W)

29 7:00am Men's Bible Study @ GS 5:00pm God’s Grub 6:00pm HS Youth Night (Y) 6:00pm Confirmation Classes (Scl, Lcl, Lcf) 6:00pm Adult Choir Rehearsal 7:15pm LSYG Mural Painting

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W=Worship Space F=Fellowship Hall

Scl=Small Class Room Lcl=Large Class Room

OFFICE CLOSED 6:00pm Salt & Pepper Planning Mtg 6:45pm Narcotics Anonymous (Y)

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NOTES: Room Reservation Key O=Overflow Room CDC=Child Development. Center

M=Music Room Y=Youth Room

Lcf=Large Conf Room Scf=Small Conf Room

CM=Care Ministry K=Kitchen