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Announcements for June & July

Homebound members: 

Mary Jo Sullivan is at Grand View in Oelwein

Military members:

Christa Leach is in the Air Force Reserves and will be deployed from January to August 2019.

Christa Leach

387 AES Unit 61444

APO AE 09855-1444

If you know of anyone else serving in the armed forces, please contact the church office ( (827-6626). We’d like to remember them in our prayers.

Prayer Requests:

Condolences to the family and friends of Mae Christopherson who passed away on Monday May 27th, 2019.

Thank you: Thank you for thinking of me during my graduation and for the gift. I plan to major in elementary education and play volleyball. Go Peacocks!--Jaima

Noisy Offering: We will not have noisy offering in June and July. Thank you for your continued support.                 

Ushers for funerals: We are hoping to compile a list of individuals who are willing to help with ushering duties at funerals. If you are available on weekdays and willing to be placed on this list, please let Pr. Kristen know.

Pastor Kristen out of town: Pastor Kristen will be out of town on vacation June 14-22 and June 28-30.  If you need emergency pastoral care at this time, please contact Pr. Mike Ashman, Zion Jubilee Lutheran Church, at 319-231-6440.

Summer Food Program: The churches of the Jesup Ministerial are once again doing a Summer Food Program, where food will be delivered every other week to hungry families in our area.  Each church collects different items and takes a turn packing & delivering the food.  We are collecting juice boxes, instant oatmeal, and individual fruit cups.  Donations may be placed in the shopping cart in the church entry way.  ALC's turn to pack and deliver food will be 4:30pm on Wednesday, July 10.  We will need several people to pack food at the St. A's school cafeteria, and we will need at least 3 drivers to deliver the food.  Please let Pastor Kristen know if you can help.

Informational Binder: There is a new binder outside of the secretary’s office filled with information about American Lutheran Church, newsletters and magazines from the larger church, missions we support, local resources, and other materials, including the Fellowship Sign Up Sheet. Check it out!

Food Pantry Needs: The Independence Area Food Pantry is currently in need of peanut butter and toilet paper. Please place any donations for the food pantry in the entryway of the church. Thank you for your generosity!

Camp EWALU Brochures: It's time to start planning your summer adventures! Brochures for EWALU Bible Camp are available on the table outside the secretary's office. Scholarships are available for any youth who would like to attend.

Fellowship Hosts

Fellowship hosts are needed for 2019. Please sign up in the binder outside the secretary’s office.