Lutheran Church in the San Juans
Friday Harbor Branch Notes
August 25, 2019
Our Congregation’s Mission
To provide a welcoming worship experience and a supportive community that cares for creation and shares God's love, justice and compassion in the world.
Please send any notices, events, prayer concerns to Madelyn Busse - firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, August 28, 10 am, Bible Study at St. Davids’ Gryphon Hall
Wednesday, August 28, 11:30 am, Men’s lunch at Golf Club
Wednesday, August 28, 4:30 pm, Waling Group meets at Mount Grant parking lot.
In the greater community:
Melodious Notes, led by Sue Collado, concerts on August 31 at 7:30, and September 1 at 2 pm. These chamber music concerts include woodwinds, strings, and piano in unique combinations for delightful late summer listening! Please get your tickets as the Gubelman has limited seating.
Community Outreach – all of September: We will receive offerings for the Friday Harbor Food Bank.
Beginning in October we will resume collecting needed items for the Family Resource Center as follows: Oct. October: diaper wipes; November: paper towels; December: Kleenex.
Assisting Ministers: September 1 Jens Houby; Sept 8 (open) September 15 Busses; September 22 Niemans; September 29 Samantha Bryner; October 6 Jim Hooper. A new September sign up sheet is posted. Please sign up. Thanks to all who serve! Assistants are needed for August 25, Sept 1 and 8.
Prayer requests. We pray for RaVae Luckhart and her family as they grieve the death of her grandson. Our prayers are also requested for Jim Anderson, friend of the Hoopers, who is hospitalized. We also pray for all students returning to school, starting and returning to college.
A note re Prayer Requests: To have prayer concerns included in the weekly email please send an email to email@example.com hand me a note at church on Sunday.
Celebrations: Happy Anniversary to Gary and Jeanne Turner on 8/29. Happy Birthday to Sharron Kick on 9
8/29 and John Thalacker on 8/30.
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Lopez Island Branch Notes
September 8, 2019
This Sunday – Thank you to Susan and David Corbin for setting up and ushering, as well as for treats. Thanks to Joan Eustis for our communion bread. Thanks to Maybelle Deach, Molly Swan-Sheeran, and David Corbin for serving as readers, and to Curt VanHyning for assisting in worship.
This Week’s Events:
Community Concerns Committee – The next meeting will be at 1:30pm on Monday, September 9th, at the Sundquists' home (NOTE NEW START TIME).
Ian Lange 9/11
Rita Larom 9/12
Mary Coffey 9/13
Kay Sturdivant 9/13
Aaron Vliet 9/13
Bill LeDrew & Jane Fuller 9/10
Van Camps’ new address – As of October 1st, 2019, Rip and Julie Van Camp have a new address: 1001 Oppenheimer Place, Unit 201, Los Alamos, NM, 87544. Phone (Rip) 206-799-9871 and (Julie) 206-799-9872. Email addresses are the same. We’ll miss you, Rip and Julie!
Friendly reminder -- Please bring your non-perishable food donations for the Lopez Community Food Bank, (that are not past the “use by” date) with you to our worship service on Sunday. Thank you!
Sunday morning help needed – Several volunteer slots are available for helping out on Sunday morning during the weeks ahead. Please consult the sign-up sheet and fill in some of those empty boxes! To access our online sign-up sheet, click on the following link.
Alternatively, you can sign up on the paper form at the church or contact Mireille Kramer. If you have a late change to the sign-up list please contact Mireille at 360-298-6503.
Email changes: Please contact Mireille Kramer or Rich Gartland to make changes to the email distribution list for these weekly Branch Notes.
Adding an event/announcement: Please forward your written listing to Rich Gartland by Thursday. Be sure to include all relevant information (who, what, when, where, why, how). Unless otherwise specified, announcements will be listed for one week and events will be listed weekly until the event date.
WELCA – Please mark your calendar for our next WELCA (Women of the ELCA) meetings. We will meet Tuesday, September 17th at 1:30pm at the home of Maybelle Deach, 242 Shark Reef Road (phone: 360-468-2527). On Tuesday, October 15th at 1:30pm we will meet at the home of Robin VanHyning to pack Lutheran World Relief kits.
Lutheran Movie Night – The next Lutheran Movie Night will be Friday, September 20th, at 6:30pm in the library. We’ll see Woman at War, one woman’s battle with Iceland’s aluminum industry in defense of her local environment.
George Woodbury memorial – The memorial service for George Woodbury will be held at Center Church on Saturday, September 21st, at 3:00pm.
Council Meeting – The next Council meeting will be Friday, October 4th, at 8:30am at the home of Pastor Beth in Friday Harbor.
Branch Planning – The next Branch Planning Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 24th at 1:30pm, at Ted and MaryLynn Whitley’s home.
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