Guatemala 2020

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The dates for next year’s journey to Guatemala will be March 6-16, 2020

Please let me know if you have an interest in having your name added to the list. The trip is filling up! This is just an interested list not a confirmation list! We will meet in August to talk about the trip but it’s never to early to start planning. 

Call me or stop by my office.

The trip is open to anyone 12 years and older. If you have any questions please contact Pastor Marggi. 

Goodhue County Housing Assistance Program Information

SEMMCHRA has a new down payment and closing cost assistance program available in Goodhue County.  This is an equal housing opportunity program.

 The Goodhue County Housing Workforce Housing Assistance Program’s mission is to support working individuals and families in achieving homeownership.  If you have any questions or would like more information, please let me know.  I can be reached by phone at 651-565-2638 ext. 204.

Hope Coalition Back to School Fundraiser

The Red Wing Haven of Hope Women’s Shelter, and Kids Count would greatly appreciate donations of  *gift cards to Target or Walmart. These gift cards will be used to purchase  basic back to school supplies for children in their program.

Let’s help bring some much needed smiles to these children, and set them up for success in the upcoming school year.  Your generosity will mean so much to so many.

Gift cards can be donated in the offering plates now through August 8th, or dropped off in the envelope outside Pastor Marggi’s door. Thank you!

*Gift cards may be of the value of your choice.

Teen Serve Needs Our Help

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PLEASE we are in need of a volunteer to pick up the food at URLC and serve a meal July 13th!
The food will be provided by our church.

We will be feeding the volunteers who are packing up and cleaning out the school after the campers leave. Lunch needs to be served at noon in the Pine Island Elementary School. (There was a location change from the High School to the Elementary School.)

We will be feeding and serving 25 to 30 people, not including any of our own crew. Feel free to join in for lunch.

There will be paper plates, cups, napkins, and silverware at the school for you. There will be people at the school available to help carry things inside.

Please let Pastor Marggi know ASAP!
507-732-7303 (Office) or 507-961-7255 (Cell)

Council Notes From March 2019

Council Updates 

Financial reports were reviewed in detail and the financial status is stable. The 3R debt has been reduced to $110,500 with a matching campaign that will run through the summer. There are several summer activities being planned related to recognition and further fund raising. 

Recent activities such as the choir concert, the Adult/ Teen Challenge service and presentation, and the Mother’s Day brunch were successful. Sunday School and confirmation are done for the school year. The summer service schedule will begin on Memorial Day weekend. 

The Council approved a revised Church Facility rental policy agreement that can be accessed through the church office. 

A revised pet policy was adopted and will be placed in the policy manual. 

The Block Party will be held in September. 

Synod assembly representatives are being sought.