Announcements for Sunday, March 4

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Cake Pop Class

Monday, March 5, 6-8pm. Cake pops are made by crumbling and compressing a baked cake until it is smooth and fudge-like in consistency. Then it is molded into fun shapes or balls, covered in chocolate or candy coating and served on a stick. With a full selection of flavors, and a variety of ice cream sundae-like toppings, Laura’s cake pops bring a creative and delightfully tasty flair to any event or gathering. Now YOU can learn how to make them!! Everything will be provided for you; just bring something to carry them home in. $18 per person or $30 for two people. Children are welcome with an adult. Preregistration required:

Preschool Open House

Take a tour at our open house on Thursday, March 8, 4:30pm! Call or email First Lutheran Preschool Director Melissa Rolbiecki with any questions: 608.779.4504 or Check us out on Facebook:

Graduation Milestone

Graduates: You and your parents/guardians are cordially invited to mark the milestone of your graduation at First Lutheran’s High School Graduation Recognition Dinner on Sunday, March 11, from 6-8pm. RSVP to the church office by March 4: 608.783.2236 /

Tour the Clothes Closet

Take a peek inside the First Teen Clothes Closet and learn more about the ministry during two open house times for the congregation:

  • 7pm Wednesday, March 14, after the Lenten service
  • 9:15-10:15am Sunday, March 18, between services

Take a Walk  (Through Holy Week)

For our Young Youth, Friday, March 23…

  • Grades K-2: 5-7pm
  • Grades 3-5: 6:30-8pm

Come for a time to be with friends in a relaxed atmosphere, enjoy supper together and a time for taking a walk through holy week!

Palm Sunday Breakfast Fundraiser

Sunday, March 25: Fundraiser for youth going to National Youth Gathering, mission trips and Bible camp. No coffee hour nor Sunday School between services. Breakfast will be served 9–10:30am.


First Lutheran is assisting with Come for Supper on Tuesday, March 27, at Our Savior’s in La Crosse. First Lutheran will help with food donations and volunteering to serve and clean up. The sign-up sheets are at the Welcome Center. Call Gloria Kubiak if you have questions, 608.498.2762. 

Blood Drive

Thursday, April 5, 12:30-5:30pm. Every day, ordinary people are saved by some pretty extraordinary people. People who give blood. Your donation could be the most valuable gift you ever give. Just ask anyone who’s ever received. Walk-ins welcome; appointments encouraged, schedule yours at Please bring a photo ID.

Mabel Anderson Scholarship

Applications are now available. Completed applications are due no later than 3pm on Monday, April 23. Students may apply if they will graduate from high school in the spring and have plans to pursue post-secondary education. The application includes writing an essay and completing a worksheet that reflects the student’s involvement in church activities. Application forms are available at or in the church office during office hours, M-F 8am-4pm.

Quilters Need Fabric

The First Lutheran quilters need sheets (gently used) and can always use fabric. Donations may be dropped off at the church office.


We offer several new-member sessions each year to acquaint new members with First and a small group of other newcomers. People who would like to become members of First Lutheran are invited to a 3-week introduction to the church, presented in a small-group setting. The group will meet in the evening on Apr. 15, Apr. 22, and Apr. 26. To register your family or ask questions please call our church office at 608.783.2236 or email

Registration Now for Summer at Sugar Creek! 

Your child or grandchild can have an amazing new experience this summer with the caring staff and beautiful creation of Sugar Creek! Popular programs fill up fast! Register today to reserve your spot! Making certain members can attend camp is a priority for us at First, and financial assistance is available; simply speak with a pastor.

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