Monday, February 23, 2015

Parent Connection February 23rd Issue #26

Chapel Service
You are invited to join us for our weekly chapel service this Thursday, February 26th from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Our chapel service message will be presented by Pastor Ewings. This week’s theme: Living for Jesus Means Showing Love (John). Families and friends are invited to come join us in starting our day with the Lord.

Co-Ed Indoor Soccer
Practice this week Tuesday, February 24th and Thursday, February 26th 4:00 to 5:45 p.m. at St. John’s United Methodist Church

Grade K-2 students will visit the YMCA for swimming on Wednesday, February 25th from 2-3 p.m. Grade 3-8 students will visit the YMCA for swimming on Friday, February 27th from 2-3 p.m.

Our sincere appreciation to the Moua family and members of the Faith Hmong congregation for providing delicious Pho soup for Saturday’s Pho Feed and Basket Auction, as well as those who donated baskets and items for the Auction. Many thanks also to those who generously bid on our auction items. Over $2000 was raised for sports uniforms and playground improvements. Thank you!

We are approaching another Boxtops for Education deadline at the end of the month. Please send in any boxtops you have saved for us. Thanks!

Toddler Time is an hour of educational activities, structured play and a snack for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Toddler Time meets on Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. in the Faith fellowship hall. For more information contact Mrs. Cara Ewings at 792-9388.

Midweek Lenten services at Faith Lutheran continue this Wednesday evening, February 25th.  Families are invited to join us for a soup supper potluck at 6:00 p.m., followed by Lenten worship at 7:00 p.m.
Bring a soup, salad, dessert, or other dish to pass and join our church family for food and fellowship prior to worship.

UAA Basketball
Faith Lutheran Church has a group going to watch UAA Women’s and Men’s Basketball on Saturday the 28th.  Tip off time for the women is 1:00 and for the men is 3:15.   Cost is $6 per ticket, if you buy through Ms. Wendland and let her know by Tuesday morning.   Otherwise it is $10 at the door. For more information go to Faith Lutheran Church’s page on Facebook.   Sign up at

Calendar this week…
Tuesday, February 24th    
·         Indoor Soccer Practice     4 p.m.
@ St. John’s Methodist

Wednesday, February 25th   
·         Toddler Time  10-11 a.m.
·         Junior Choir     12:20 p.m.
·         Y.M.C.A. Swim (grades K-2)   2-3 p.m.
·         Soup Supper     6:00 p.m.
·         LENTEN WORSHIP AT FAITH    7:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 26th    
·         School Chapel Service     8:30 a.m.
·         Dental Presentation, Preschool – 2nd grade 10:45
·         HOT LUNCH     12:00 p.m.
·         Handchime Choir     12:30 p.m.
·         Indoor Soccer Practice     4 p.m.
@ St. John’s Methodist

Friday, February 27th   
·         Y.M.C.A. Swim (grades 3-8) 2-3 p.m.
·         Soccer Rally Night 4-7 p.m. @ Lumen

Sunday, March 1st  
·         Sunday School and Bible Class  9:15 a.m.
·         Worship Service at Faith  10:30 a.m.
·         Hispanic Worship     12:30 p.m.

·         Hmong Worship     3:00 p.m.

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