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Big Bend Lutheran Church Newsletters



bulletin announcements

march 24, 2019

third sunday in lent

Reader today:
Next Sunday:

Greeters today:
Next Sunday:

Readers & Greeters: there is a sign up sheet on the table in the narthex to sign up for a day that works for you.

March Shepherding Group: Group 1 with Deacon of the month - Kirk Sandven.

Our annual Soup & Sandwich dinner is today from 11:30 to 1:30 pm.

Quilting on Wednesdays at 9 am. All are welcome.

Join us this Wednesday: Lent supper served from 6 to 6:45 pm. Worship at 7:00 pm.

No Wednesday evening Bible study until after Easter.

A benefit for Tony Roiland will be held on March 30th at the Old #1 in Morris from 4-7 pm.  If anyone is willing to donate items towards our silent auction that would be greatly appreciated.  Contact Sarah Shurb at Zion Lutheran Church, Appleton, 289-2216.

Benefit for Lori Putz at Appleton VFW on Saturday, March
30th from 4 pm to 7 pm including a free will donation meal and a
silent auction.  Auction goes until 6:30, donations accepted, please
contact Char at 320-808-5715 or Marlene at 320-297-0799.  Questions,
call Rose at 320-808-8918, cash donations may be sent to Farmers and
Merchants Bank in Appleton made out to Lori Putz benefit.  Thank you
for your support as Lori battles brain cancer.

Dad’s Belgian Waffle feed, sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Church, Watson, will be held Sunday, Mar. 31 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Montevideo Community center.

Montevideo Chapter for Let’s Go Fishing is having their annual Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser on Thu., Apr. 4, 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Montevideo American Legion. Adults $7, children $4.

Prairie Five RIDES is seeking volunteer drivers. More details and contact information on the bulletin board.

If you or someone you know is currently in an abusive relationship, help is available. 24 Hour Crisis Line. 1- 800-792-4201. Free, Confidential, Available 24/7.  (Safe Avenues)

Reminder: Please check your mailboxes on a regular basis. 

Notice to members: Please remember to turn off the lights as you
leave the church. Thank you!

In our prayers… Mark Olson, Dave Evens, Tony Roiland, Eloise Valentino, Jerry Tvedt, Carleen Snyder and Renae Gunderson

Names on prayer list will remain on one month and then removed. Family and friends can request longer time frame. Please contact Beatrice Olson.

 


bulletin announcements

march 17, 2019

second sunday in lent

Reader today: Sandy Lye
Next Sunday:

Greeters today:
Next Sunday:

Readers & Greeters: there is a sign up sheet on the table in the narthex to sign up for a day that works for you.

March Shepherding Group: Group 1 with Deacon of the month - Kirk Sandven.

Church council will meet after worship this morning.

Mission Support Offering today will go to the Chippewa County Food Shelf.

Quilting on Wednesdays at 9 am. All are welcome.

Join us this Wednesday: Lent supper served from 6 to 6:45 pm. Worship at 7:00 pm.

No Wednesday evening Bible study until after Easter.

Our annual Soup & Sandwich dinner will be held Sunday, Mar. 24 from 11:30 to 1:30 pm.

Potato Klub dinner at Watson Lutheran Church, today from 11 am to 1 pm.  Take out available. Adults $8.

Homemade Lasagna dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church, Benson, today from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Adults $8. Take out available.

Mamrelund Lutheran Church of Pennock, Annual Churchmen’s Spring Fish Fry will be held today from 5 to 7pm. Adults $10, kids ages 6-12 $5. Menu: fish, chips, salad, bread, dessert, coffee & milk.

A benefit for Tony Roiland will be held on March 30th at the Old #1 in Morris from 4-7 pm.  If anyone is willing to donate items towards our silent auction that would be greatly appreciated.  Contact Sarah Shurb at Zion Lutheran Church, Appleton, 289-2216.

Benefit for Lori Putz at Appleton VFW on Saturday, March
30th from 4 pm to 7 pm including a free will donation meal and a
silent auction.  Auction goes until 6:30, donations accepted, please
contact Char at 320-808-5715 or Marlene at 320-297-0799.  Questions,
call Rose at 320-808-8918, cash donations may be sent to Farmers and
Merchants Bank in Appleton made out to Lori Putz benefit.  Thank you
for your support as Lori battles brain cancer.

Prairie Five RIDES is seeking volunteer drivers. More details and contact information on the bulletin board.

If you or someone you know is currently in an abusive relationship, help is available. 24 Hour Crisis Line. 1- 800-792-4201. Free, Confidential, Available 24/7.  (Safe Avenues)

Reminder: Please check your mailboxes on a regular basis. 

Notice to members: Please remember to turn off the lights as you
leave the church. Thank you!

In our prayers… Mark Olson, Dave Evens, Tony Roiland, Eloise Valentino, Jerry Tvedt, Carleen Snyder and Renae Gunderson

 


bulletin announcements

march 10, 2019

first sunday in lent

Reader today:
Next Sunday: Sandy Lye

Greeters today:
Next Sunday:

Readers & Greeters: there is a sign up sheet on the table in the narthex to sign up for a day that works for you.

March Shepherding Group: Group 1 with Deacon of the month - Kirk Sandven.

Church council will meet after worship this morning.

Mission Support Offering today will go to the Chippewa County Food Shelf.

Quilting on Wednesdays at 9 am. All are welcome.

Join us this Wednesday: Lent supper served from 6 to 6:45 by the WELCA Board. Worship at 7:00 pm.

No Wednesday evening Bible study until after Easter.

Spring is only 10 days away!

Our annual Soup & Sandwich dinner will be held Sunday, Mar. 24 from 11:30 to 1:30 pm. You should receive information in the mail this week.

Potato Klub dinner at Watson Lutheran Church, Sunday, Mar. 17 from 11 to 1 pm.  Take out available. Adults $8.

Homemade Lasagna dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church, Benson, Sun., Mar. 17 from 10:30 am to 1 pm. Adults $8. Take out available.

Mamrelund Lutheran Church of Pennock, Annual Churchmen’s Spring Fish Fry will be held Sunday, Mar. 17 from 5 to 7pm. Adults $10, kids ages 6-12 $5. Menu: fish, chips, salad, bread, dessert, coffee & milk.

A benefit for Tony Roiland will be held on March 30th at the Old #1 in Morris from 4-7 pm.  If anyone is willing to donate items towards our silent auction that would be greatly appreciated.  Contact Sarah Shurb at Zion Lutheran Church, Appleton, 289-2216.

Prairie Five RIDES is seeking volunteer drivers. More details and contact information on the bulletin board.

If you or someone you know is currently in an abusive relationship, help is available. 24 Hour Crisis Line. 1- 800-792-4201. Free, Confidential, Available 24/7.  (Safe Avenues)

Reminder: Please check your mailboxes on a regular basis. 

Notice to members: Please remember to turn off the lights as you
leave the church. Thank you!

In our prayers… Mark Olson, Dave Evens, Tony Roiland, Eloise Valentino, Jerry Tvedt, Carleen Snyder and Renae Gunderson

 


bulletin announcements

march 3, 2019

transfiguration sunday

Reader today: Laurie Golden
Next Sunday:

Greeters today:
Next Sunday:

Readers & Greeters: there is a sign up sheet on the table in the narthex to sign up for a day that works for you.

March Shepherding Group: Group 1 with Deacon of the month - Kirk Sandven.

Our sympathies to family and friends of Junior Jacobs who passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19. Funeral services were held here last Monday.

Mission Support Offering today will go to the Chippewa County Food Shelf.

Quilting on Wednesdays at 9 am. All are welcome.

No Wednesday evening Bible study until after Easter.

Daylight Saving Time begins next Sunday - turn your clocks ahead one hour.

Lac qui Parle Conference Assembly was postponed last week to Sunday, March 10.

Milan Lions will have a taco feed on March 9 at the Milan Legion.

Mamrelund Lutheran Church of Pennock, Annual Churchmen’s Spring Fish Fry will be held Sunday, Mar. 17 from 5 to 7pm. Adults $10, kids ages 6-12 $5. Menu: fish, chips, salad, bread, dessert, coffee & milk.

Prairie Five RIDES is seeking volunteer drivers. More details and contact information on the bulletin board.

If you or someone you know is currently in an abusive relationship, help is available. 24 Hour Crisis Line. 1- 800-792-4201. Free, Confidential, Available 24/7.  (Safe Avenues)

Reminder: Please check your mailboxes on a regular basis. 

Notice to members: Please remember to turn off the lights as you
leave the church. Thank you!

In our prayers… Mark Olson, Dave Evens, Tony Roiland, Eloise Valentino, Jerry Tvedt, Carleen Snyder and Renae Gunderson

 


bulletin announcements

February 24, 2019

Seventh sunday after epiphany

Reader today:
Next Sunday: Laurie Golden

Greeters today:
Next Sunday:

Readers & Greeters: there is a sign up sheet on the table in the narthex to sign up for a day that works for you.

February Shepherding Group: Group 3 with Deacon of the month - Russ Olson.

March Shepherding Group: Group 1 with Deacon of the month - Kirk Sandven.

Our sympathies to family and friends of Junior Jacobs who passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19. Funeral services will be held here tomorrow at 10:30 am with visitation one hour prior.

Quilting on Wednesdays at 9 am. All are welcome.

No Wednesday evening Bible study this week. It will resume again after Easter.

There is a sign up sheet for serving Lent suppers on the bulletin board. Ash Wednesday is March 6.

Prairie Five RIDES is seeking volunteer drivers. More details and contact information on the bulletin board.

If you or someone you know is currently in an abusive relationship, help is available. 24 Hour Crisis Line. 1- 800-792-4201. Free, Confidential, Available 24/7.  (Safe Avenues)

Reminder: Please check your mailboxes on a regular basis. 

Notice to members: Please remember to turn off the lights as you
leave the church. Thank you!

In our prayers… Mark Olson, Dave Evens, Tony Roiland, Eloise Valentino, Jerry Tvedt, Carleen Snyder and Renae Gunderson

Names on prayer list will remain on one month and then removed. Family and friends can request longer time frame. Please contact Beatrice Olson.

 


bulletin announcements

February 17, 2019

Sixth sunday after epiphany

Reader today: Larry Larson
Next Sunday:

Greeters today:
Next Sunday:

Readers & Greeters: there is a sign up sheet on the table in the narthex to sign up for a day that works for you.

February Shepherding Group: Group 3 with Deacon of the month - Russ Olson.

March Shepherding Group: Group 1 with Deacon of the month - Kirk Sandven.

Quilting on Wednesdays at 9 am. All are welcome.

A Bible study will be held each Wednesday at 6:30 pm at the parsonage. All are welcome.

There is a sign up sheet for serving Lent suppers on the bulletin board. Ash Wednesday is March 6.

Prairie Five RIDES is seeking volunteer drivers. More details and contact information on the bulletin board.

If you or someone you know is currently in an abusive relationship, help is available. 24 Hour Crisis Line. 1- 800-792-4201. Free, Confidential, Available 24/7.  (Safe Avenues)

Reminder: Please check your mailboxes on a regular basis. 

Notice to members: Please remember to turn off the lights as you
leave the church. Thank you!

In our prayers… Mark Olson, Dave Evens, Tony Roiland, Eloise Valentino, Jerry Tvedt, Carleen Snyder and Renae Gunderson

 


bulletin announcements

February 10, 2019

fifth sunday after epiphany

Reader today: Laurie Golden
Next Sunday: Larry Larson

Greeters today:
Next Sunday:

Readers & Greeters: there is a sign up sheet on the table in the narthex to sign up for a day that works for you.

February Shepherding Group: Group 3 with Deacon of the month - Russ Olson.

Quilting on Wednesdays at 9 am. All are welcome.

A Bible study will be held each Wednesday at 6:30 pm at the parsonage beginning this week, Feb. 13. All are welcome.

No Sunday school or confirmation class Sunday, Feb. 17 (President’s day weekend).

Office Manager’s office will be closed Thursday and Friday this week. Sunday’s bulletins will be printed on Wednesday.

There is a sign up sheet for serving Lent suppers on the bulletin board. Ash Wednesday is March 6.

Prairie Five RIDES is seeking volunteer drivers. More details and contact information on the bulletin board.

If you or someone you know is currently in an abusive relationship, help is available. 24 Hour Crisis Line. 1- 800-792-4201. Free, Confidential, Available 24/7.  (Safe Avenues)

Reminder: Please check your mailboxes on a regular basis. 

Notice to members: Please remember to turn off the lights as you
leave the church. Thank you!

In our prayers… Mark Olson, Dave Evens, Tony Roiland, Eloise Valentino, Jerry Tvedt, Carleen Snyder and Renae Gunderson

Names on prayer list will remain on one month and then removed. Family and friends can request longer time frame. Please contact Beatrice Olson.