Announcements for Sunday, November 6

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Sunday School

Sunday, November 6

  • 3-Yr Old Faith Building Block: Praying Together, lifted up in worship
  • 9:15am Sunday School
  • 9:15am Gr 1 Faith Building Block: 10 Commandments (1st meeting, parents/guardians only) - FH

Sunday, November 13

  • 9:15am Gr 1 Faith Building Block: 10 Commandments (2nd meeting, parents/guardians & child) - FH
  • 9:15am Sunday School

New registrations welcome any time of the year. Contact Sunday school superintendents Beth & Joel Miller at or stop in the Sunday school office in room 206. 


Sunday, November 6: 

  • 9:15am Conf Class: 10 commandments - Thomas
  • 9:15am Gr 6 & 7 Bible Classes - Rm 207 & FS
  • 12:00pm Conf Class: The Trinity - FH

Monday, November 7: 

  • 4:00pm Conf Class: Death & Dying - FS
  • 7:00pm Conf Class: Holy Week Creative Team - FH

Wednesday, November 9: 

  • 5:00pm Conf Class: Apostle’s Creed - Rm 207
  • 5:00pm Conf Class: Keep Calm and Trust Jesus - FS

Middle School Youth Group Kick-Off

We will kick off our monthly Middle School Youth Group on Sunday, Nov. 6, noon-2pm. We will meet for a time of games, modern Christian music, fellowship and devotions. Lunch will be provided. 

Peer Ministry 

Peer Ministry is a great way for our 10th graders to learn about how to deal with any situation that arises, large or small. It makes handling conflicts simple and equips them to be better listeners and be welcoming to all those around them. Meeting most Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm (with a meal provided at 6pm), starting November 9.

High School Sugar Creek Retreat

Friday, Nov. 11, 6pm — Sunday, Nov. 13, 12pm. Come spend a weekend in the beautiful valley of Sugar Creek Bible Camp. This retreat will be full of outdoor activities, learning together, good food, campfires, night games and more! Cost is $75, and Tina will provide transportation in the church van. RSVP to

Faith Alive Creative Circle

Monday, November 21, 6-9pm. Meeting the third Monday of each month in the fellowship hall, the Faith Alive Creative Circle is a gathering of people working out their creative muscles. All are welcome to bring whatever project you are working on and enjoy fellowship while doing it. Join us!

Young Youth Volunteering at Humane Society

If you like animals, especially cats and dogs, this event is for you!!! Young Youth, a group for grades 2–5, will be volunteering at the Humane Society, on Tuesday, November 22, from 4-5pm. RSVP to


First Lutheran is assisting with Come for Supper on Tuesday, November 22, 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.

Onalaska Community Thanksgiving Dinner

November 24, from 11am–3pm
at the Onalaska Armory.
Go to to find ways to volunteer, or speak with Tom Brewer. 

Away for the winter?

If you’re going away for the winter, please let us know. If we know your winter address, we can keep you up to date with church news and activities through the monthly newsletter and other mailings. Please contact the office—608.783.2236 or—with your address and the dates you’ll be gone.

Can you smile?

Come to Welcome Center Training, Sun., Dec. 4, 9:30-10am, at the Welcome Center. Everyone’s welcome!

Ski Trip to Winter Park, CO, with English Lutheran

Feb 16–Feb 20, 2017. English Lutheran invites members of First to join them on their ski trip to Winter Park, in Colorado. Full cost is yet to be determined, but deposit due dates are in October and December, with increased registration cost after January 1, 2017. For more info go to

Welcome Baskets

Remember to pick up a welcome basket for your new neighbor. Located in the resource center.

Welcome Center

Whether you’re new to First Lutheran or a member here, our Welcome Center near the front entrance is the place to ask questions and request information. A friendly face is always waiting to help you.

Baptismal Preparation

A baptism preparation session will be Saturday, December 3, at 10am in the narthex for anyone who is considering or has scheduled a baptism. To register or ask questions, contact the church office: 608.783.2236 /

Caring Connections

Be part of this wonderful ministry, which offers support and friendship to our young adult members. Simply select a manila envelope for one of our young adults; available for
pick-up in the narthex.
More info at

Little LEAPs

This group is for parents/guardians and their children ages birth to 3 years old, and meets the last Sunday, at 9:15am in room 102. We sing, dance, play, and pray together to learn ways to raise our little Christians in the home. We have time with the kids and time with just the adults. During the adult time, we have volunteers come in and play with our children as we talk. We welcome newcomers all the time—join us! If you are interested in becoming a volunteer who helps our children during adult time, please contact Carla Stanton,

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