Congregational Update: 11/17/2023

Dear Church Family,

Sunday, November 19th, 
  • Sunday worship at 9am.
  • 10am Sunday School, Choir.
  • 10am New Member Meeting after service
  • Please join us and invite others!
    Yes!  We will have Sunday School Christmas Program Practice this Sunday, Nov. 19th, after worship from 10-10:45.

Wednesday, November 22nd:
  • No youth or adult events at church
  • Including: NO Sunday School program practice
  • Thanksgiving Community Service
    St. Joseph Catholic Church.  
    Wednesday November 22nd, 7pm
Thursday, November 23rd:
  • Happy Thanksgiving! 
  • No Bible Study or Quilters

Church Office will be closed Thursday and Friday 

Sunday, November 26th:
  • Sunday worship at 9am.
  • No Sunday School program Practice

Wednesday, November 29th:
  • We will resume our meetings with supper at 5:30 
  • Sunday School program practice and activity from 6-7pm.
  • Confirmation 6-7pm

Church Council Assignments!

CHURCH COUNCIL met on Wednesday, November 8th.
Here are the new officers and Council committee assignments:

President:  Neil Pickard
Vice President:  Tony Aizpurua
Secretary:  Jessica Smith
Worship/Parish Life & Long-Range Planning:  Gwen Wold and Trudy Mattison
Parish Education / Youth:  Tony Aizpurua and Andrea Van Someren
Evangelism:  Elaine Meyer and Jessica Smith
Church in Society:  Dianne McLeod
Property / Audio Visual:  Dave Curtis, Gary Ganje, and Del Schalz
Stewardship / Life Endowment:  Matt Johnson

Thank you for your leadership!
WE THANK You:  In November, Shayne Curtis is our Lector; Dave & Shayne Curtis are providing Communion Bread, and Doug & Bev Gunderson are ushering.  
Special Notes:
If so, contact Jean Mattakat at 608-487-1870.
Happy Birthday Blessings!
20 Ida Lee
25 Waylon Blouin-Potvin, Michelle Madsen
THE NORTHWOODS HOMELESS SHELTER CHILI FEED will be held on Saturday, November 18th, from 4:30-6:30pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church. There will also be a Silent Auction with something for everyone! Dine In or Take Out, Freewill Offering
St. Croix Valley Christian Community Choir
"Love Was Born A King" Dec. 3, 2pm at Balsam Lutheran Church.
St. Croix Valley Orchestra Winter Concerts: 
  • Sunday, Nov. 26, 3pm at United Methodist Church in Taylors Falls. 
  • Saturday, Dec. 2, 7pm at Unity School Auditorium. 
  • Sunday, Dec. 3, 3pm at Immanuel Lutheran in Almelund.
ATTENTION LEFSE MAKERS! Lake Wapo Bible Camp is looking for volunteers to make lefse for their Dinner Theater. If you are interested and can help, please call Kathy Christenson at 715-554-3655. They will need lots of lefse for all the performances!
SALVATION ARMY RED KETTLE BELL RINGING!!  Ringers are desperately needed! 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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