Past Sunday's Message
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Adult Education Change Coming
I have decided to change the current adult education theme. The Truth Project was designed to be a 90-minute format for anyone to fully benefit. Feedback I have received acknowledges the need for more discussion which cannot be done in a beneficial manner given our 60-minute Wednesday night and Sunday morning schedule.
In place of The Truth Project, we will be showing the Visual Bible: The Gospel of John beginning Wednesday October 29th at 5:30 PM. We will also offer it this coming Sunday, November 2nd at 10:45 AM in the chapel. We will show about 30 minutes of the DVD and then have 15-20 minutes for discussion.
Here is a brief description: The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John, vividly comes to life in a faithful and powerful dramatization of the Biblical text. The Gospel of John meticulously re-recreates the era of Jesus during a tumultuous period that changed the course of history. Starring Henry Ian Cusick as Jesus, and narrated by Christopher Plummer, and with a cast of over 2500, The Gospel of John has been adapted for the screen, word for word, based on the American Bible Society's Good News Bible, by Emmy-nominated John Goldsmith and is directed by acclaimed British director, Philip Saville.
We hope to see you there!
Pr. Bill Odermann
Wednesday Night Meal
Tonight's menu is:
Breaded chicken patty
Join us each Wednesday at 5 pm in the Fellowship Hall for a tasty meal, just $2 per plate.
Women & Wine Bible Study
Women & Wine Bible Study group will meet Sunday, October 26th at 7:00 pm
at Karol Harley's home. We will discuss Chapters 1-3 of Book 1, The Priest from
Sons of Encouragement by Francine Rivers. Books are available for $16. If you
need a book, contact the church office.
College Care Packages
Send them some love from home! Now collecting small items for college students from FLC. Please drop off donations like pens, snacks, chocolate, tiny books, tea or hot chocolate, Easy Mac or ramen, etc. in the College Care Box in the Narthex. OR...write a brief note to tell them how much they are missed. Packages will be sent out early November. Contact the church office no later than November 5th to add a name to the list of care package recipients.
FLC Youth & Family will have a vehicle at this year’s annual Trunk-or-Treat event downtown Red Wing Saturday,October 25 from 3-5 p.m. We need a large amount of candy for this; participants have been known to go through over 1,000 pieces of candy. Help us fill the red bucket in the Narthex; drop off your candy donation today! Volunteers and monetary donations will also be accepted.
Pumpkin Carving Night
Wednesday, October 29th
Don’t miss First Lutheran’s annual pumpkin carving night coming up following worship on Wednesday, October 29th. Stick around and carve a pumpkin with the kids. Pumpkins will be provided.
Annual Lutefisk Supper
The Men’s Cooking Club Annual Lutefisk Supper will be held Thursday, November 13th.
Continuous serving from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Menu will include Lutefisk, mashed potatoes & gravy, Swedish meatballs, butter and white/cream sauce, rutabaga, rommegrot, cole slaw, corn, cranberries, lefse, and dessert.
Tickets: $18 at the door, $17 if purchased in advance. (Children age 6 -12 $6, Children 5 and under Free.) Tickets available in the church office or at the door. For more information please contact the church office at 388-9311, or Men’s Cooking Club members Dick Houghton at 388-5870 or Ken Johnson at 388-7079.
5:30-6:25 Education Hour
6:30 Contemporary Worship
5:30 p.m. in the Norelius Chapel
Social Hour after worship
the first Saturday of each month
Sunday Worship &
Worship 9:30 a.m.
Coffee Hour 10:30 a.m.
Education Hour 10:45 -11:30
615 W. 5th Street
We, the congregation of First Lutheran Church, proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, calling people to new life and discipleship. We grow in faith, hope and love as a community of believers through worship, prayer and study. We serve people in need by sharing God's love in our community and throughout the world.
We are part of God’s unfolding plan. When we gather for worship, we connect with believers everywhere. When we study the Bible or hear God’s word in worship, we are drawn more deeply into God’s own saving story.