Announcements — Week of June 12

Screen Shot 2016-06-12 at 8.18.12 AMPOLITICAL CORRECTNESS DISCUSSED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ Where to draw the line between political correctness and free speech will be examined at Lifetree Café on Wednesday at 7:00pm in the café and Thursday at 12:30pm in the Pool House at Candlewood. The program—titled “Political Correctness: Where Do You Draw the Line?”—includes a filmed interview with former Navy Chaplain Gordon Klingenschmitt, who made national headlines after disobeying a direct order to stop praying “in Jesus’ name” while in uniform outside a sanctioned divine service. During the episode, Lifetree participants will be given the chance to share their own opinions and experiences with political correctness.

THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CONGREGATION TODAY, AFTER WORSHIP, to consider the recommendation of the Property Committee regarding changes to the bell tower, the southeast corner patio, and southeast facade of the building. Please plan to attend. A rendering and cost estimates are available. See the bulletin board.

TODAY AT 3:00 P.M., the Rev. Christopher Thorson will be installed as pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, 101 E. Van Buren St., Philo. All are invited to attend.

SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM AT CANDLEWOOD NBLC will once again be partnering with other local churches to provide nutritious lunches to residents at Candlewood during the summer break. The Social Outreach Committee will be seeking volunteers to help serve and clean up lunch during the week of June 20-24. Each day we will need at least 3 volunteers for a 2 hour commitment from 11am-1pm. A sign-up sheet is available in the narthex; please consider volunteering if you are able. Also, we will be looking for volunteers to bake cookies and brownies for lunch desserts. Please contact Marilyn Feigl if you have any questions or possible suggestions for lunch menu ideas.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL VBS will be July 18-21 from 6pm-8:15pm. This year we are offering VBS for preschool thru adults. There will be 4 nights of Christian movies for 3 age groups- preschool thru 2nd grade, 3rd thru 8th grade and high school thru adults. Movies will include – Veggie tales, Luther, Facing the Giants, Evan Almighty and others. There will be “movie type” snacks and drinks. We will need a few volunteers to help with each school age group and facilitators for the high school/adult movies; and to make and check on the snacks for each group, and activities for the preschool thru 8th grade classes. Please look for the sign up sheet for volunteers for VBS in the narthex. We hope everyone will be excited about our VBS this summer and plan to attend. If you are available to help contact Cheryl Heinold.

ATTENDANCE for Sunday, June 5th was 88 and total offering was $3,398.00.

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