Weekly Calendar &
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Welcoming all to Jesus Christ through intergenerational worship, Christian Education, local service and global outreach.
Becoming shepherds afield, taking the church where the sheep are pastured.
* Trust and love in Jesus Christ
* Commitment to living God's Word
* Respect and care for all people
* Spiritual growth
* Service to the community
Regurlar Worship Schedule (Starting Sept. 20th)
Saturdays 5:00 p.m.
-Sundays 8:15 & 10:00 a.m.
(Sunday school dismissed at 10:30 a.m.)
-Wednesdays 6:00 p.m.
COMMUNITY MEAL TIME CHANGE!
For the months of November, December, and January the serving time of the community meal
on Mondays will be changed to 5:00-5:30 p.m.
Special Sunday Inserts:
* Malaria Update
SENIOR DINING SITE – NOW OPEN!
Seniors 60 or better and their spouses
are eligible for one meal per day. Monday – Friday, 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Aitkin Health Services,
301 Minnesota Avenue South, Aitkin, MN
- Registered clients - a contribution of $4/meal
- Non-registered clients – a contribution of $6/meal
To register call 1-800-662-5711, ext. 7323
For meal reservations, call 218-927-8200
Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency, Inc
OUR CHURCH OFFICE
We are looking for several folks
who are able to volunteer
in our office once weekly
on a regular basis for
a 3-hour period. Please stop in
or call 927-2028.
FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH FALL MARKET
Saturday, October 3, 2015 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sponsored by Global Missions Team.
Here’s how you can participate:
1. Provide items to sell - crafts, baked
goods, garden produce, perennial plants.
2. Volunteer - help set up on Friday or
assist with sale logistics on Saturday.
3. Shop and eat – enjoy coffee & rolls.
Shop for yourself and loved ones.
4. Pray about your role in God’s Work –
open your heart to the needs of God’s
people around the world.
Exploring Our Faith Story --
Walking through the Bible together on
Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. Join confirmation parents
and other adults as we hear
the ancient biblical story with a focus
upon each week’s worship text.
No biblical knowledge needed.
Come early for supper/worship, 6:00 p.m.
in the Fellowship Hall.
VOYAGEURS LUTHERAN MINISTRY
25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
A VLM Get-Together 1990-2015
Saturday, October 3, 4-7 p.m.
Park Hotel in Hibbing
Cost: $20 per person
Please call to reserve your spot by Monday, 9/29 --
800-331-5148 or 218-666-5465
Lutefisk & Meatball Dinner -
First Lutheran Church of Pine River - All-you-can-eat lutefisk, meatballs,
mashed potatoes & gravy, rutabagas,
Lefse for sale while it lasts.
Saturday, 10/10/15 3:30 – 7 p.m.
309 2nd St N. Pine River
Cost: Adults $14,
Children $6 ages 5 -12; under 5 free
FALL FESTIVAL AT CAMP HIAWATHA
October 11, 2015 2 – 5 p.m.
COST: $5/person or $20/family maximum
Please RSVP by October 5
Call the VLM Office at 800/331/5148 or 218/666/5465
Activities include pumpkin decorating, cookie decorating,
crafts, games, canoeing, and a picnic dinner.
Open to anyone interested in a fun fall afternoon getaway.
2-4 hour shifts.
Some lifting required.
Please call Ruth at 927-4044
WELCA MEETING, OCTOBER 6, 1:00 p.m. “Dare to Care” presented by Matthew Hill and
Betty Jacobs from Aitkin County CARE Office.
Valuable information about keeping ourselves and
the people we care about in their own homes.
Coffee and dessert will be provided by Lydia Circle.
WINE & THE WORD:
Join us for “Wine & the Word” at the
Beanery on the 1st & 3rd Monday evenings at
5:30 p.m. this year. Let’s grow in faith together
through great (casual!) conversation with
other women (ages 16 and older) who are
passionate or curious about faith topics.
Bring a friend along, or come by yourself and
meet new friends. An appetizer will be
provided at each meeting, and you may
purchase your drink of choice on your own.
POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS is a 6-week course
designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves
while caring for a relative or friend. Tuesdays, October 6 – November 10, 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Aitkin County CARE Office,
Birchstreet Center, 20 3rd St. NE,
Registration is required
Cost: $30 for “The Caregiver Helpbook”
No one will be turned away for lack of payment.
Call the CARE Office at 218-927-1383 or 877-810-7776
Welcome New Members
Anyone interested in joining First Lutheran
is invited to attend our next
Adult Membership Class.
It will meet on Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
October 1 – November 19. New Members will be received on
November 22nd or 25th.
Please call 927-2028
with questions or to register.
A reminder - When using your vehicle for
church outings such as Synod gatherings,
etc. and you have passengers, here are some
things to consider. Your vehicle should be in
good operating condition. The driver's
insurance provides primary coverage in case
of an accident, not the church..
CURRENT FORMS AND INFO TO FIND
IN THE NARTHEX
*Book of Acts reading list
*Volunteer sign-up sheets
*Radio ministry, KUWAA, flower sign-up
*Special offering envelopes
*Voyageur Lutheran Ministry information
* October 5 Tiny Tots begins
* Global Missions Weekend – October 3 – 4 Highlighting the ELCA Malaria Campaign
* Market - Saturday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
* October 4 Annual Fall Kick-Off Event
* October 10, 11 Financial Update Forum
* October 25 Confirmation, 10 a.m.