Meet the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30pm in the Fireside Room.
The Mission Team projects include: Mission Christmas (year round monetary collection to help families in December); Collect 2-piece pajamas and make fleece tied blankets for Project Ignite Light (February/March); Crop Walk (May) coordinate donations & walkers; Diaper Drive (May) collect diapers & wipes for Barnes County Food Pantry; School Supply Collection (July/August) collect supplies for Jefferson & Washington Elementary Schools; Sock collection (September) for Abused Persons Outreach Center; Hats & Gloves Collection (October/November) collect hats/caps & gloves for Jefferson & Washington Elementary Schools; Christmas Giving Tree (December) collect & distribute Christmas gifts to children/families in the region and collect gifts for SMP-Health St. Raphael residents.
Current members are Brenda Bong, Kay Bostrom, Sandy Brandvold, Elise Miller, Nancy Ost, Deb Shape, Cindy Waagen, Elaine Walls. We encourage new members always.
The Women of the ELCA (WELCA) meet the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30pm. WELCA’s biggest project is the Fall Festival on the 2nd Saturday in October. The Fall Festival includes bake sale, homemade lefse, craft sale, quilt sale and our youth provide soup for sale for lunch. Other projects are the Lutheran World Relief Health Kits, serve funeral lunch, offer youth scholarships for Bible camps and much more.
Current WELCA Committee members are Cheryl Foell – president, Val Moritz – vice-president, Carol Smith – secretary, Leona McPherson – treasurer, Paulette Everson, Cindy Knudson, Margie Lima, Deb Shape.
Our Quilters meet every Wednesday from 1pm-3pm to make beautiful quilts. They make the quilters for our Fall Festival, each graduating high school senior, for Lutheran World Relief and local places. This is a very productive group that enjoy working together.
Current quilters are Paulette Everson, Cheryl Foell, Ruth Geinert, Mary Johnson, Cindy Knudson, Julie May, Margie Lima, Leona McPherson, Carol Smith. They welcome anyone who would like to help.
The Men’s Group meets the 3rd Saturday of the month at 7:30am. They have breakfast and fellowship during the meeting. The Men’s Group puts on at least 2 Breakfast Brunches each year, one in the fall and one on Senior Recognition Sunday. The Men’s Group always is willing to help where needed. Duane Larson is the committee chair. All men are invited to join.
The Evangelism Team’s largest project is our annual “Back to School Luau”. This takes place on the 4th Wednesday of August. It is from 5pm-7pm at the church. There is much fun and laughter. Pulled pork, corn on the cob, watermelon, salads and ice cream are served. There is a cake walk for all ages and games for the children as well. The Evangelism Team helps with the new member classes and does other missions through the year as well. Current members are Brenda Klein, Erin Metcalf, Tonya Samuelson, Gina Thornton.
Each month group members participate in the worship service. They participate as greeters, ushers, or serve coffee & treats. This is a great way to participate in worship and it is one month of the year. We are always looking for people who would like to serve on a group.
9:30 AM (coffee & fellowship following service)
9:30 AM Live on Facebook
10:45 AM (starts the weekend after Labor Day and runs through mid May)
Come join us!
"Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another."