Congregational Update: 9/22/2023

This Sunday:

This Sunday we will celebrate God’s gift of creation, and we seek to be good stewards.
After the 9am service, EVERYONE (young & older) please grab a cup of coffee & treat in the F.H. and then come out to Bill Zager’s at 10:15am for a tour as we enjoy God’s creation.  Z-Orchard, (Bill Zager’s) is west of Amery, Corner of F & C. RAIN OR SHINE... Z-Orchard has a nice, big shed.  Bill has a store but there are no expectations to buy anything unless you want to. (Apples, honey, maple syrup, etc.)

Looney Lutheran's @ FLC

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Sunday, October 15 will be a FUN DAY at First Lutheran, with a changed schedule!!
Our ANNUAL MEETING will be held at 9am, Worship at 10am, Old fashioned Lutheran Potluck at 11am, followed by a noon program by the LOONEY LUTHERANS (from Church Basement Ladies) at noon.
Please invite all looney Lutherans and anyone else you can think of for a lot of joy and laughter.

Schedule of Events:

  • Sunday after worship our CHOIR will also practice in the balcony.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27th 5:30-6pm Supper, 6-7 Youth Program for kids k-12, Parents can also gather in a group.
  • Confirmation will be from 6-7pm 
We are looking for a helper(s) for this supper and also for High School Youth. Please email or call the office if you are interested.
  •  Thursday, Sept. 28th 8am Bible Study 8:30am Quilters
  •  Next Sunday, October 1st  9am Worship 10am Coffee, Sunday School, Choir
Happy Birthday Blessings!
 25 Claire Flanum, Jenna Van Someren
 26 Janeen Sorensen
 27 Kathy Rasmussen
 28 Jon Buss
 29 Jack Christopherson

Happy Anniversary!
 24 Al & Helen Carlson (29 years)
 28 Josh & Becky Nicholas (21 years)
 29 Steve & Debbie Vincelli (44 years)
 29 Larry & Teresa Soderberg (33 years)
 30 Gregg & Jill Olson (45 years)

Church Committees and Groups:

MANY THANKS from the Church in Society Committee! Thankful for your donations, they packed 18 School Kits to send to Lutheran World Relief and 2 large boxes of school supplies will be delivered to the Amery Intermediate School.
ANNUAL REPORT REMINDER! Articles and reports to be included in the ANNUAL REPORT ARE DUE IN TO THE OFFICE BY SEPTEMBER 29TH.  This includes WELCA, Men in Mission, Property Committee, Worship/Parish Life & Long Range Planning Committee, Youth & Parish Education, Church in Society, Quilters, Choir, Life Endowment, Evangelism and Stewardship. Committee leaders or their Council representatives should submit reports.
WE THANK Gregg & Jill Olson for being our Ushers, Gwen Wold, Julie Riemenschneider, and Julie Meyer for Lectoring, Linda Tempel for providing Communion Bread, and Ruth Circle and Work Group Three headed by Cheryl Heiden and Julie Riemenschneider for providing treats.
In October: Dianne McLeod will be our Lector. Ushers are needed as well as someone to provide Communion Bread. Work Group Four (Leaders Jon & JoAnn Buss) serves treats.

In the Community

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT FOR ALL AGES! Saturday, Sept. 20th, 10am-2pm Congregational Church, The Amery Health & Happiness Walk and Block Party is a free event to support the Amery School's Mental Health Collaborative which connects students in need with mental health providers. Funds for the collaborative will be raised through a raffle, bake sale, and free-will donations.   Food - Music - Activities - 5K Walk - More 
Are you interested in providing foster care for children in our county? The need is urgent! If you would like to set up a meeting to discuss this with coordinators through Polk County, please call Tiffanie Dagestad at 715-768-9568 or email her at OR call Alisha Olson at 715-554-3924 or email her at Alisha.olson@polk
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE at Our Savior's Lutheran Church on Monday, October 2, and Tuesday, October 3, from Noon to 6pm. Call Margo Nelson at 612-390-1962 or visit and enter: Amery to schedule an appointment.
SALVATION ARMY RED KETTLE BELL RINGING!!  Register now to ring bells for the Salvation Army from November 16th-December 23rd. Go to Register to Ring or call Patty Gallaty at 715-554-4928. There is a special need for ringers the week of Thanksgiving.

 Pastor Tim & Karen

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