The Sunshine Boys & Girls gather each month on the second Thursday at 9am. Next meeting: Thursday, Mar. 14 at 9am.
The Sunshine Boys & Girls are an informal group that perform a variety of necessary tasks around the church; such as grounds clean-up, minor repairs, and other small jobs. Rolls and coffee are supplied to replenish your reserves! Dues are free!
The Sunshine Boys & Girls are led by Mike Peper, head custodian at First Lutheran. Contact Mike with any questions.
It’s a relaxing way to volunteer! Wednesday, February 27, 9am, to assemble the March newsletter. See you there!
4pm: we will gather in the sanctuary for a Christmas hymn sing with treats
5pm: Hop on a bus and take a ride around Onalaska to visit and carol to those who need extra Christmas cheer!
6pm: return for a potluck feast back at the church.
If you have questions call the office at 608.783.2236. Please RSVP to the office so we can get an idea of how many people to plan for in regards to the bus and food, but ALL ARE WELCOME, EVEN AT THE LAST MINUTE!
Blood Drive TODAY in the narthex, 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! Please bring a photo ID.
Advent is a season full of rich traditions for both home and church. We invite all members of First Lutheran to join us on Sunday, November 25 at 9:15am between services for our annual Advent Around the Table event. We will gather to create advent wreaths for our homes, chrismons for our trees, peace cranes for our sanctuary and advent calendars to help us keep the days of Advent. Along the way we will learn more about this particular season, have great fellowship and grow in our faith as we kick off the Advent season.
Suggested donation to cover costs is $10; free-will collection at the door.
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.
Schedule your appointment now: 1stlu.org/blooddrive
Please bring a photo ID.
At First Lutheran Church, 410 Main St, Onalaska WI
In place of our usual worship on Wednesday, members of First are invited to join in a special, ecumenical worship service TONIGHT at 7pm, at Onalaska United Methodist, 212 4th Ave. North.
In place of our usual worship on Wednesday, Nov. 21, members of First are invited to join in a special, ecumenical worship service that Thanksgiving Eve at 7pm, at Onalaska United Methodist, 212 4th Ave. North.
Reaching for Wholeness, In Harmony with God's People
Nov. 2, 9:30am, at Good Shepherd Lutheran, 4141 Mormon Coulee Rd, La Crosse. $5 brunch. Bring donations for Salvation Army. RSVP to Barb by Oct. 29: 608.784.0062.
The quilts on display in our narthex were created by members of First Lutheran and will be donated to Sugar Creek Bible Camp’s annual quilt auction fundraiser, which is on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 10am. There will also be a crafts fair and 5K trail run and fun walk starting at 8am.
Please see the Sugar Creek website for information and registration forms.
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.
Sunday, March 25. No coffee hour and no Sunday School nor Confirmation between services! Breakfast will be served from 9:00-10:30am.
Links to online sign-ups to work and for needed donations are available below. Please help support our kids who are going to camp and on summer mission trips!
Vacation Bible School starts THIS Sunday, August 6, and goes through Thursday, August 10, from 5–8pm each day. Come join in the fun! VBS is for kids ages 3 (and potty trained) through those entering 5th grade in the fall. Click here to register online.
Whether you are looking for a Lenten practice, or you have been thinking about joining a small group, but just haven’t yet, this is a great time to get involved in a small group. During Lent, First Lutheran small groups will all be doing the same study, Sabbath as Resistance. This is a book by Walter Brueggemann that asks us to think about the way we spend our time. New groups will be forming just for Lent, and ongoing year round groups are open for new participants.
When do they meet? Sunday mornings between worship, and Sunday early evening. Wednesday morning, Wednesday evening before worship, and Wednesday evening after worship. A new group for men will be meeting Friday morning at 6:30, and a group for everyone will meet Friday mornings at 11:00 with childcare. All Sunday and Wednesday groups have childcare available.
Questions about our Lenten small groups? Click here to contact Bridget Crave, our Director of Small Group Ministry.
March 3, 9:30am, at West Salem Presbyterian Church, 625 W. Franklin St. RSVP to Helen at 608.786.0856 by March 1.
Today is the LAST DAY to sign up for our group ski day at Mt. LaCrosse! Contact Tina with any questions!
Members are invited to a special ecumenical worship service at New Hope Fellowship on Thanksgiving Eve, with our brother and sisters in Christ from New Hope Fellowship and Onalaska United Method Church. New Hope Fellowship is located at 420 2nd Ave S, Onalaska, WI 54650.