Sytennde Mai Spring Sale

It ain’t over ’til it’s over!

The Sytennde Mai Spring sale fundraiser still has a life, but it will have to end soon. We have a few “nice” items still available and we want you to have another chance to check them out. So, after services on June 1st, please take a minute to stop in the library where we will have remaining items on display. There are several “nice” handmade wood shelves and golf clubs that would make good starter sets for a son or daughter just to name of few of the “treasures” to choose from.

And, if you were slow in doing your spring cleaning, maybe we can help you dispose of a few things… We can still accept certain items to add to what we have left in the church library. We can’t/won’t take: electronics,  adult clothes, baskets, books, puzzles, little “stuff” like small glassware or kitchen items. You get the idea: if it is fairly new &/or gently used (function-able/usable) and something you think someone else would love to have, get it to the church before June 1st,  and we will see if we can add to the dollar amount we have already raised to help with our budget deficit.

One more comment; We still have a dining room table and four chairs that are over 100 years old donated by John and Bernice Ratgen. A local antiques person recommended that we don’t ask for less than a $100 for the set even though the table needs some work done on it. If you are a handyperson who likes to fix stuff, this might be something you would like to check out. Or, if you know someone who likes to restore furniture, tell them about it. We plan to hold on to the set until we can get a fair price for it.

A final report on the results of our Sytennde Mai/Spring Sale will be in the church bulletin as soon as we bring the sale to an end as well as a thank you to all who helped make our first? annual sale a success. Until then, Keep Shopping!


Garage Sale Fundraiser


SATURDAY, MAY 17TH 8:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M

Come shop/search for hidden garage sale treasures at the URLC Garage Sale Fundraiser Saturday, May 17th. The event is sponsored by United Redeemer members & is open to the community. There will also be a chance to get some homemade Norwegian treats for sale: Lefse, Krumkake, Rosettes, Cookies & Breads.

Lost & Found!

Please pick up cake pans and containers in the kitchen prior to May 15th.  Any remaining in the kitchen will be sold in the garage sale fundraiser.

In the future we ask that you put your name on any pans/containers you bring to the church so they can be returned to you.

Also please take a walk by the Lost and found area across from Pastor Bussert’s office prior to May 15th.  Anything remaining in the corner or on the shelf will be sold in the garage sale fundraiser.


Garage Sale Fundraiser

Yes, our Syttende Mai Spring Sale is on! Now comes the fun part – the setting up on Friday, the sale on Saturday and the cleanup after. We have plenty of volunteers, but we can always use more. Here is a schedule we will try to follow:

  • Setup, pricing, planning and maybe a little panicking starting at noon on Friday.
  • Open the doors to lots of eager shoppers at 8am and close the doors at 2pm.

Please feel free, if you would like to help, to be in the fellowship hall for whatever time you can spare either Friday and or Saturday.

One more time: This will be a sale of any item that is clean, maybe kind of new, but definitely gently used. Based on questions from folks planning to donate, we know we will have clothing, kids toys, furniture, household items and whatever. We do need to be careful about accepting electronics, so please ask about those items if you aren’t sure whether to donate anything electronic.

Remember too, if you need help getting your items to the church, call Jessica at the church or Dick Whitaker to make arrangements for pickup. If there is anything you are donating that you would like returned if it doesn’t sell, please let us know, otherwise all unsold items will be given to one of the several charitable organizations in the area.

To celebrate Norwegian Independence Day, we will have coffee, of course, and maybe even some Norwegian eats available. The weather is certain to be nice, but even if it isn’t, you will be inside where it will be warm and where everyone will be friendly! Shop ’til you drop.