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June 15, 2015

Annual meeting report

Yesterday, June 14, was our annual meeting at St. Martin, and it was full of good news! Below you will find some highlights, as well as a digital copy of our annual report and the one-page financial report. Highlights: * We need to replace our roof, which has been patched numerous times but still leaks every […]

June 15, 2015

Thanks for a successful garage sale

The garage sale has come and gone and it was a HUGE success. Thanks to the help of countless volunteers, many of our neighbors and members who donated items, and the many people from the community who came and found themselves some treasures (many of them loyal customers!), we managed to raise $6700! Of that […]

June 8, 2015

Confirmation projects a hit!

Confirmation projects a hit!

If you’ve been following the newsletter and/or Weekly Messenger, you know that last week our nine confirmands presented their confirmation projects. Those members who attended were very pleased to be there, but many who wanted to were unable, so I thought I’d write a little overview of that special evening. All nine of the students really […]

June 8, 2015

Vacation Bible School is a month away! (July 6-9)

Together with our partner congregation, Bethlehem Lutheran Church (1767 Plank Rd), we put on a fun-filled week of Vacation Bible School, when the kids learn about faith and the Bible through music, crafts, drama, games, and thematic snacks. This year’s theme is “Taking Root: Hunger Causes, Hunger Hopes.” Each day the kids will learn about […]

May 26, 2015

Annual Yard Sale: June 11-13

Annual Yard Sale: June 11-13

It’s that time of year again! We are gearing up for our annual yard sale, which will be held June 11-13. We are busy organizing the WONDERFUL collection of donations we’ve received, and are looking forward to seeing everyone when doors open later this week. HOURS: Thursday and Friday, 9am-4pm Saturday, 9am-2pm ***20% of the proceeds […]

February 2, 2015

Want to Simplify Your Life?

Want to Simplify Your Life?

We live in a culture that advocates for more, more, more: more stuff, more complex stuff, more activities… But does all this stuff finally get in the way of us appreciating what truly matters? Does it get in the way of our relationship with God? If you could simplify your life – your space, your […]

January 4, 2015

Bible Studies back up and running

Both our Sunday Bible study (11:45 @ St. Martin) and our Monday Bible study (10:30 @ Bethlehem, 1767 Plank Rd) are back up and running in the month of January and beyond. Sunday’s study continues with its romp through the Gospel according to Mark, and Monday’s Bible study gives us a chance to dwell in […]

January 4, 2015

Overview of Vitality Assessment Results

A small group made up of members from both Bethlehem and St. Martin received our results from the assessment we took in September. The conversation was thoughtful and respectful, with much gratitude expressed for how much stronger we both are as a result of our covenant relationship (it’s working!!). Short version: Both churches are strong. Our […]

November 30, 2014

Advent Bible Study and Prayer

Advent Bible Study and Prayer

In a season bustling with shopping, cooking, baking, visiting, and general busy-ness, let us come together for a time of quiet reflection on the anticipation of the coming Christ child. Come at 5:30 for a simple soup supper, followed by a Bible study at 6 and a short service of evening prayer at 7 in […]

November 10, 2014

Want to sing in the choir on Thanksgiving Eve?

We will have a joint choir for our Thanksgiving Eve service at Bethlehem this year. It will be led by Amanda Mole at Immanuel. If you would like to sing, come to rehearsals at Immanuel the two Wednesdays prior (12th and 19th) at 7pm. You need not have sung in the church choir before – […]

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