News & Announcements

Newsletters are mailed out to members each month. They are also available to view online here.

Big Bend Lutheran Church Newsletters



bulletin announcements

October 6, 2019

time after pentecost

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

October Shepherding: Group 2 with Deacon of the month - Adrian Golden

Today, WELCA Harvest Festival potluck dinner following worship.

Today, church council meeting following the fellowship meal.

Tuesday, October 15, 8:30 am, WELCA Fall Gathering/workshop. Being held at Granite Falls Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. Assisting churches are Saron Lutheran and Maynard Lutheran. Registration starts at 8:30 am. The $10.00 fee to attend needs to be sent by October 9th to Bernice Oellien, 2570 280th Street, Madison, MN 56256.

Bulletin Board: There are quite a few area churches having bake sales, dinners, or suppers. Please check the bulletin board in the narthex for information.

Clothing drive. We will be collecting gently used clothing for all ages and all seasons. Especially needed are items for homeless youth ages 8 to 12.

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, Tony Roiland, Jerry Tvedt, Ina Johnson, Bob Lye, Mike Berven Family, and Renay 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

October 13, 2019

time after pentecost

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

October Shepherding: Group 2 with Deacon of the month - Adrian Golden

Today, Sunday, October 13th, church council meeting following worship service.

Tuesday, October 15, 8:30 am, WELCA Fall Gathering/workshop. Being held at Granite Falls Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. Assisting churches are Saron Lutheran and Maynard Lutheran. Registration starts at 8:30 am. The $10.00 fee to attend needs to be sent by October 9th to Bernice Oellien, 2570 280th Street, Madison, MN 56256.

Sunday, October 27, special congregational meeting following worship service.

Sunday, October 27, Confirmation parent meeting following congregational meeting.

Bulletin Board: There are quite a few area churches having bake sales, dinners, or suppers. Please check the bulletin board in the narthex for information.

Toys for Tots and winter clothing drive. The confirmation classes will be collecting toys for the Appleton/Swift chapter of Toys for Tots. Toys must be new and for ages 0-12. Winter clothing will be given to the Salvation Army to be distributed in a 5 county territory. These items include new or clean gently used coats, snow pants, gloves, mittens, hats, scarves. These drives will go through the end of November. There are boxes in the narthex for these items.

Items at parsonage, if you donated any items to the parsonage and would like them back please contact Tim Welling, Gary Olson, Paul Golden, Pete Lyngen, or Russ Olson.

Noisy offering in November. Noisy offering will be collected every Sunday in November. This offering will be given to the Prairie Five/Swift County Food Shelf.

Clothing drive. We will be collecting gently used clothing for all ages and all seasons. Especially needed are items for homeless youth ages 8 to 12.

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, Tony Roiland, Jerry Tvedt, Ina Johnson, Bob Lye, and Renay 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.