- PLEASE NOTE – There will be no
Community Meal on AUGUST 3RD.
First Lutheran Church is seeking to hire
a Part-Time Cook. This position will consist
of working mainly 4 hours on Wednesday
afternoons from 1:00PM – 5:-00PM.
There may be a possibility of working
special/additional events. 1-2 years of
experience in food preparation and a
Certified Food Manager Certificate is preferred;
however, training is available.
Please contact Heather in the Church Office
if you are interested: 218-927-2028 or
The National Youth Gathering Team
will supply food for fellowship on
Sunday, August 2, served by Keepers
Group 7. The youth and adults who
traveled to Detroit will share slides
and stories in the sanctuary
after Worship Service.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP POTLUCK
Tuesday, August 11, 11:30 a.m.
At the home of Deb Clark
31212 407th Place, Aitkin
You do not have to be actively involved
in our support group to attend. This is open to
anyone who has endured a loss and would like to have some fellowship with others who have in the
past or are currently traveling the grief trail.
For more information,
you may call Deb at 927-3243
ALL-CHURCH CAMPING WEEKEND August 7-9, 2015
Camp Vanasek/Whipple Lake, Baxter
CAMPING! SWIMMING! BOATING!
COMMUNITY WORSHIP! BONFIRES!
5 cabins are still available for families.
Many tent & camper sites are available.
or $40/night max for family
Registration forms at CYF booth
and in church office.
TRIAD OF AITKIN COUNTY
INVITES YOU TO HEAR: “ALHEIMER’S:
PATIENT AND CAREGIVER”
Duluth Regional Office,
Alzheimer’s Association MN-ND
Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at 11:00 a.m.
Fireside Restaurant, McGregor, MN
Free lunch following presentation.
Reservations for free lunch required:
Call Sandy Liepins at 218-768-3355
or email email@example.com
or call Ginny Ekstrand at 218-752-1111
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to everyone who contributed time
and money to our Relay for Life efforts.
Our First Lutheran Prayer Hands Team
raised over $6,000, and the county fundraiser
made over $55,000.
Community Food Shelf
Just 1 hour per month,
the 2nd Monday of each month.
Some lifting required.
Will help unload and store food.
Please call the Church Office
927-2028 to volunteer.
BACKGROUND CHECK FORMS
FOR VOLUNTEERS WORKING WITH YOUTH
September is fast approaching (can you believe that?),
and our fall activities begin with Sunday School,
Confirmation, and other activities involving our youth
in particular. With that in mind, please make every
effort to fill out a background check form if you will be
working with our youth. We want to create a safe
environment for our church family. It's easy and confidential. The forms are located in the Narthex or
office. Please complete and turn in to our Office
Manager, Heather Olson. Thank you for your attention
to implementing this procedure.
We are pleased to introduce
As FLC’s new custodian!
Dale started on July 9th and will be
Dale has many years of
and will be a great asset.
Dale is married to Dianne and
lives west of Aitkin. He will be
Monday-Friday, starting at
8 a.m. Please take time to stop in
and introduce yourself.
Notes from the
Workplace Safety Committee: The good news -- We had no one who
needed our Emergency Blanket and Pillow
located in the East Hallway adjacent to the
The bad news -- They are missing.
borrowed the pillow and blanket, would you
please return them as soon as possible.
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.
MARIA CHAPEL NOTES:
We’re happy to say that some residents
of Aicota Healthcare Center
will worship with us on these Wednesday, August 26.
First Lutheran will be offering Day Camp from Aug 2-7 for children who have completed grades K-4. This will be a fun activity which is run by staff from Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry (REGISTRATION FORM).
This is a wonderful opportunity to expose younger kids to camp without having to stay away from home to do it. Camp will run from 9am-3pm every day except Friday which will be from 9am-12noon. The cost of the camp will be $30.00.
If you want to register and didn’t receive a registration form, you can pick one up on the table in the Narthex or contact the office or sign up on the website. We will have further information about camp at a later date. If you have any questions, please contact Marcy Mateyka at 218-330-3760.
This year we will need at least one adult volunteer to be available for each day of the camp. There will be sign-up sheets posted soon.
Day Camp is in need of someone to house 3 staff members from Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry from Aug 2-7. If you are interested in helping, please contact Marcy Mateyka at 218-330-3760.
“I CAN PREVENT DIABETES”,
a 16-week series,
meets at Riverwood Healthcare Center
July 14 - October 27.
Classes are designed for people with
pre-diabetes, a risk of developing diabetes,
or a history of gestational diabetes.
Cost is $75. Contact Renee Fliss
at 218-937-8281 for details.
The fee may be adjusted or waived
if you meet certain income guidelines.
Link to the Listening Table Questions posed by the council earlier this month.
CURRENT FORMS AND INFO TO FIND
IN THE NARTHEX
*Jesus Christ Super Star fliers
*Book of Acts reading list
*Easter flowers/chicks order envelopes
*Volunteer sign-up sheets
*Radio ministry, KUWAA, flower sign-up
*Special offering envelopes
*Voyageur Lutheran Ministry information
AT THE CHILDREN/YOUTH/FAMILY
BOOTH IN THE EDUCATION WING:
*3rd-6th grade Rejuve Retreat
*7th -8th grade Boundary Waters Canoe Trip
*9th-12th grades Jesus Christ Super Star fliers
Health Kits are needed for the Summer Gathering in Duluth. Items can be put in the plastic bin in the narthex. These kits are sent to Lutheran World Relief. The cost to send a kit is $2.65 so donations of money are welcome.
Items due by the end of May…
1 light or medium weight bath towel, between 20”X40”and 52”X27 dark
2 bars bath soap( 4-5 oz ) any brand, original wrap-ping.
1 adult size toothbrush in original pkg.
1 sturdy comb (remove packaging)
1 metal nail clipper (remove packaging)
Individual items or full kits are welcome.