Announcements for the Week of July 10

HELPING HANDS Our congregation has the opportunity to help with Helping Hands this month. We need volunteers to help with distribution on Saturday, July 16, 9am-11:30am at the Helping Hands Center.

THE BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER FEATURED AT LIFETREE CAFÉ The benefits of laughter, along with helpful information on humor and health, will be the theme at the upcoming Lifetree Café on Wednesday at 7:00pm in the café and Thursday at 12:30pm in the Pool House at Candlewood. The event will include a filmed interview with humorist and general practitioner Dr. Brad Nieder. Known as the Healthy Humorist, Nieder entertains thousands across the country with his medical-related humor. He demonstrates how a good laugh can promote mental and physical health. Nieder says, “Laughter is quite effective at reducing stress, managing pain, and boosting the immune system. In the workplace it can enhance communication, aid creativity, and improve productivity.”

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL FAMILY VBS is coming soon- Our FAMILY MOVIE vacation bible school starts on July 18- in one week. We still need help with all 3 groups, crafts, activities and snacks, also donations for snacks and crafts. See the sign-up sheets in the narthex. VBS is a FAMILY affair this year…preschool-2nd grade will be watching Veggie Tales; 3rd-8th grade will watch “Evan Almighty,” “Joseph-King of Dreams,” “Young Messiah” and “Jesus, He Lived Among Us;” High School and Adults will be able to see “Young Messiah,” “Evan Almighty,” “Risen” and a Lifetree Cafe’ presentation. Come and bring your whole family and friends for four nights of Christian movies with crafts and activities for youth, and movie snacks for all. If you are available to help contact Cheryl Heinold.

THE 2016 CONVOCATION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN LUTHERAN CHURCH, entitled HOLY GOD HOLY LIVES will be Wednesday, August 10th – Friday August 12 in Anaheim, CA. We are entitled to one voting delegate. If you would like to attend the convocation, either as a delegate or a visitor, please contact Pastor Oman.

GIFT BOX FOR KEEGAN WISEHART IN AFGHANISTAN Keegan Wisehart and his company currently deployed in Afghanistan received the care package that was sent out to them and wanted to extend their thanks and appreciation for all the items, effort and prayers that went into the package!

QUARTERLY OFFERING STATEMENTS The second quarter offering statements are available for pick up! They are in the wicker basket on the table in the Narthex.

ATTENDANCE for Sunday, July 3rd was 95 and total offering was $4480.00.

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