First is collecting school supplies for Lutheran World Relief school kits, which we will assemble as part of the ELCA’s God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday and First Fest on Sept. 8. Our goal is to assemble 500 kits before school starts. Bring donations to the altar before/after worship or during offering. For more information contact Bridget Crave.
Vacation Bible School starts THIS Sunday, August 4, and goes through Thursday, August 8, from 6–8pm each day. Come join in the fun!
For 4K through Grade 5 in the fall (3 year olds are welcome to attend in the nursery).
We are on the search for faithful adults who are willing to spend an hour each week with our confirmation youth. You don’t need to know the Bible backwards and forwards and you don’t need a seminary degree! All you need is a heart for the youth of our church!
The Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year, and there will be no worship service that evening. The office will be also be closed that day. Have a blessed July 4th!
Human Rights Day, July 10, 4:30–6pm, here at First Lutheran, Onalaska. Potluck meal; bring donations for New Horizons. Vince Hatt will be speaking on human rights.
The following items are needed for this year’s VBS program:
- Gallon jugs with lids
- Empty coffee cans or baby formula containers (metal or plastic cylinder without sharp edges)
- Large cardboard boxes or pieces
Other items needed, to be borrowed and returned:
- Garden cart / wheelbarrow
- Blue and black tarp
Kitchen help is needed for the program:
Helpers are needed to…
- prepare food beforehand (around 3pm)
- serve the meals (5-5:45 pm)
- cleanup (5:45-6:30)
Helpers are needed each night; so help one or more days, whatever you are able! Please contact Becky Runde at 507.259.0295 / email@example.com to let her know what help you can give. Thanks!
We need chocolate chip cookies and brownies (no nuts, please) for Vacation Bible School dinners next month. Questions? Contact Mary Ann Redfearn at 608.386.1282 or the church office.
Less than a week until Vacation Bible School, starting on Sunday, August 7 and running through Thursday, August 11; 5–8pm each night. Come join in the fun! Register online!
Please keep in your prayers the middle school youth and chaperons who are in Louisville, KY, for a week of service. We pray to God for safe travels and open hearts willing to serve.