Yard Sale Pods Are Coming

Yard Sale Pods Are Coming! We should have the storage containers in place on Wednesday, Feb 28. We are very appreciative of our new partner Mi-Box and their generous discount for our storage pods. We ask that you kindly pack your donations separately so that clothing, shoes, purses & accessories can go into a dedicated pod …

Quilt Ministry Update

Praying for God’s blessings over the quilts. May they reach those who need to be wrapped in His love and care! Thank you, Lord, for another great year of cutting, sewing, creating, and offering our gifts to your glory!

Lenten Meal Help

Soup Chefs & Salad Helpers Wanted – would you like to assist with our Lenten Soup & Salad Dinners? We would love to have your help! Each week during Lent we offer two soups and a salad, a representation of a humble meal to help us reflect on our abundant lives and the blessings of the Lord. …

Monthly Game Night

Join us this Saturday, January 20th at 6:45 pm. All are invited although we do not provide childcare or nursery – bring a snack to share if you like.

Welcome To Alpha

Dear Disciple, You may have been heard about ALPHA recently and wondered what it’s all about!  ALPHA is a series of structured sessions which explore the basics of faith in an open, informal environment with no judgement and no pressure. This is a great opportunity for those who are “seeking” or wrestling in the faith …

Liturgical Worship – A Lutheran Introduction

Whether you are a life-long Lutheran or new to the faith practices and traditions of the Lutheran church, this study will provide a Biblical and historical background for why we utilize liturgy in worship. This class is offered on Saturdays at 4:15pm and on Sunday mornings at 9:30. It has just begun and continues through …

Christmas Day Potluck

This year the Fellowship Hall will be a place to gather with brothers and sisters in Christ after the Christmas Day Worship service. We will have a good ol’ fashioned pot-luck luncheon after the 10:30 am worship service. For additional details, please contact the church office.

Family Christmas Caroling

Join us Sunday, December 10th at Noon – All are welcome as we visit shut-ins and to minister to members and others in our communty. We gather in the Shepherd Center at 11:40 for a quick meal. Please indicate your participation on the Yellow Insert so we can plan the groups & routes.

Explore Alpha

Dear Disciple, You may have been heard about ALPHA recently and wondered what it’s all about!  ALPHA is a series of structured sessions which explore the basics of faith in an open, informal environment with no judgement and no pressure. This is a great opportunity for those who are “seeking” or wrestling in the faith and what …

Monthly Game Night

Monthly Game Night is held on the third Saturday each month and meets again on the 10/21 at 6:45pm – All are welcome – Bring a snack to share if you want – when we meet, we eat!! Children are welcome but there is not a nursery provided.

Pumpkins With A Purpose

Sometimes it takes a village! Always, it takes the body of Christ! Thank you to the body of Christ for your tireless work. The pumpkins are here! The pumpkins are here! Thank you also men’s group for the yummy pancakes! And please enjoy these wonderful pictures!

Pet Blessing – Sunday, October 8th

Sunday, October 8 at 4:00 pm – Join us for this fun and special event when we give thanks to God for the gifts of our beloved pets and ask God’s special blessings on them. Pets of ALL kinds are welcome but must be on a leash or in a secured kennel. We will have shade and water …

Thursday’s Pumpkin Update

Just a Few Days ‘til PUMPKINS! Saturday, October 7 at 9 a.m. – We hope you will make plans to join us as the truck arrives with our special delivery. It takes MANY hands to make light work unloading half of a semi-trailer!! Teens earn community service hours!! Bring friends! Breakfast provided! Please watch your email or check Facebook for updates …

Pancake Breakfast For Pumpkin Volunteers

Men’s Bible Study Group will be hosting a Pancake Breakfast for our Pumpkin Unloading Volunteers!! Calling All men – join us at 7:30am this Saturday to begin setting up and cooking pancakes. Volunteers – come early – anytime between 8am and 8:45am on Saturday, October 7th to enjoy a hearty hot breakfast which will fortify you for …

Quilting Workshop

Quilting Workshop – Sat, Sept 30, 9 am – 5 pm – There will be an all-day drop-in workshop and all men, women, teens and older children are all invited. There are many activities at these workshops and most do not involve sewing or require any experience! We hope you will make plans to join us for part or …

Monthly Game Night

Join us Sat, Sept 16th at 6:45pm in the Fellowship Hall. This is always an evening of fun, food and fellowship. Bring a snack if you like. Bring a friend!! All ages are welcome but we do not provide a nursery or childcare.

Pumpkin Patch Update

FOUR Weeks ‘til PUMPKINS! Save the date: Saturday, October 7th at 9 am – We hope you will make plans to join us as the truck makes its annual trek from New Mexico to Jacksonville with our special delivery. It takes MANY hands to make light work unloading half of a semi-trailer!! Teens earn community service hours!! We will be …

Quilting Ministry

We normally meet on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays and next meet on Wed., Sept 13. There will also be an all-day drop-in Quilting Workshop on Sat, Sept 30th, 9am – 5pm. Men, women, teens and older children are all invited. There are many activities at these workshops and most do not involve sewing or require any experience! We hope …

Alpha Training

Our first Alpha run lasted 11 weeks and just concluded with almost 30 people participating! th We have tentatively set our next sessions to begin Tues, Jan 9 , 2024. There will be a training webinar on Thursday, August 17th at 8:30pm EST for anyone who is interested in volunteering to help with future Alpha sessions. If …

Spring Tea

Spring Tea – An Early Learning Center Fundraiser – Please make plans to join us for a lovely morning of tea and delicious finger foods and sweets. It’s this Monday, April 24 at 11:30 am and the suggested donation for tickets is $20. In addition to the scrumptious fare and fun fellowship, we will have songs from the children and …

Alpha

Alpha is a program introduced in the 70’s in England as a way to reach people who are seeking more from life, seeking an understanding of who or what God is, or seeking that which is missing in their life. Each week participants gather and share a simple meal, watch a video by the Alpha …

Alpha

Thanks to all who came out last weekend to hear more about how the ALPHA program helps people to find answers to life’s big questions. It is designed to help people find an understanding of who Jesus was, why He was sent and who He can be in each of our lives today. If you would like more …

Monthly Game Night

Monthly Game Night is Saturday, March 18 at 6:45 pm – come enjoy some good food, some great fellowship, and yummy snacks! This group plays all sorts – card games, board games, group games – every week is different and fun. Bring a snack if you choose.

Pancake Breakfast

Join us from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Sunday, February 19th as we serve a delicious, indulgent breakfast in anticipation of the Lenten season. Enjoy piping hot pancakes, bacon, sausage, coffee, and juice! Your free-will donation helps provide funds for Youth Life programming, summer camps, and the summer Peru Mission Trip.

ALOHA Dinner – Fundraiser

Join us for Come Dine with Us – Aloha! Hawaiian Dinner – Saturday, February 11th This evening of fun and great food is a Youth Life fundraiser, and all proceeds will be used for youth programs to include camp participation and the summer mission trip to Peru. This year’s theme is Aloha! and you will be treated …

Mission Driven – A Weekend to Serve

Quilting Workshop – All-Day, Drop-In session on Sat, Feb 4, 10 am to 5 pm. This is the final push to complete quilts that will be sent to the Lutheran World Relief warehouses the following week. There will be stations for cutting squares, designing quilt tops, sewing tops, matching tops to the backing, and finishing the sides and …

Quilting Ministry

Our quilters resume their Wednesday afternoon quilting sessions on Jan 11 at 1:30 pm. This group meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays to match sewn tops to filler and backing. There is also a station for cutting squares. There is no sewing, and no experience is needed to help with this part of the process!! All are welcome.  …