Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School Trivia Night - February 28th from 7-9 pm in the school gym. Think you know a bunch of useless information? Gather a team and join us for a night of fun! Bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages for your table. There will be a small dessert auction. Teams are limited to 8 players. Cost is $10 per person. Don't have a full table? Come anyway and we will put tables together. Top 3 teams win prizes! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 712-262-8237 to reserve your spot.
Ash Wednesday –February 26th – 6:00 p.m. Divine Worship with Communion & Ashes.
Meal to follow by Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School - Maidrites
Mid Lent II— Wednesday, March 4th —6:00 p.m. Meal to follow served by G.I.F.T. - Baked Potato Bar
Mid Lent III— Wednesday, March 11th —6:00 p.m. Meal to follow by the LYF and Board of Youth – Turkey
Mid Lent IV— Wednesday, March 18th —6:00 p.m. Meal to follow –
Mid Lent V— Wednesday, March 25th —6:00 p.m. Meal to follow served by LWML – Spaghetti Pie
Mid Lent VI— Wednesday, April 1st —6:00 p.m. Meal to follow served by the Christmas Committee – Chili, Chicken Noodle Soup
WELCOME GREETERS / AMBASSADORS NEEDED FOR PRESCHOOL CELEBRATION SUNDAY, MARCH 8th – We are looking for people to act as hosts for those attending the First English Christian Preschool Celebration Service on Sunday, March 8th at 10:45 a.m. Meet and greet begins about 10:15 a.m. and continues some after the service. If you are willing to assist please contact Corey Langner, Kae Roti or the preschool office at 262-3699. What a wonderful opportunity to reach out to others and represent FELC. An omelet breakfast is being planned that day from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Save the date! Our Vacation Bible School is planned for M-F June 15-19. Parents, please put these dates on your summer calendars. If you are willing to serve on our VBS planning team, please contact Bonnie or Susie Norgaard.
Thrivent Choice Update - Thrivent Choice dollars for 2019 will be expiring soon! If you are a Thrivent member, you may be eligible to participate and direct Thrivent Choice dollars to Iowa District West and other LCMS organizations. Simply go to www.thrivent.com/thriventchoice or call 800-THRIVENT (800-847-4836) before March 31 and say, “Thrivent Choice.”
First English is excited to announce that you can now manage your giving online! Giving online is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring contributions and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the Internet. Simply follow these easy steps:
1) Visit the church website at www.spencer-church.com
(If you are reading this, you've already accomplished this step)
2) Click on GIVING (far right side, top of home page)
3) Click on the Create Profile button
4) Follow the onscreen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule your recurring contributions.
Call the church office if you need assistance. 262-5598