ANNOUNCEMENTS

STAY INFORMED:

Thanks for stopping by to see what's happening at Ascension.  We invite you to stop back often.  We'll be updating information as it becomes available.

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

IMPORTANT: There is so much happening at Ascension, we couldn't fit it all on out announcement page.  Please be sure to read our May Tidings newsletter for all the details!! 


FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION
WHEN: Sunday, June 5th before each service from 7:30-9:45 AM
WHERE: Outside Door #1 (by the canopy) 
NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS NEEDED THIS MONTH:
¬† ‚ÄĘ Baked beans, Pork & Beans, soup, canned fruit, and meals in a can. ¬†
¬† ‚ÄĘ Paper products and personal hygiene items are also helpful.¬†


CHECK OUT THE HALLWAY BULLETIN BOARD AT CHURCH
There are many opportunities to sign up to participate in outreach opportunities and activities or needs within the church.  Current signups include:

  • Summer Lawn Mowing
  • Bring treats for Valerie's Retirement Reception on May 22nd¬†
  • Bed For A Night
  • Altar Flowers

SUNDAY EDUCATION HOUR (9:15 to 10:30 AM)
(Through May 22nd)

  • SUNDAY SCHOOL for children ages 4 years old through 5th grade meet in classrooms. ¬†
     
  • ¬†PRE-CONFIRMATION meets during the education hour in the Center Hall
     
  • YOUTH FORUM meets during the education hour in the North Hall
     
  • SUNDAY ADULT¬†
    • Bible Study on Book of Revelation taught by Pastor Luther
      (Sunday mornings May 8 - 22)

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
ALL ABOARD!  We are full steam ahead to a super fun VBS in July!  Kids from Preschool to 5th grade can join us Monday, July 25 through Thursday, July 28 from 9:00 am - NOON. Registration will begin in May.  We are in dire need of volunteers to make this happen, so we welcome all parents, nonparents, grandparents, and teens in the congregation who want to volunteer. Contact Jenny Watson if you are interested. 


SIGN UP FOR CAMP!
Go to Crossways for more information and to sign up.  If you have questions, or need a scholarship, please contact Tracy.  


SUPPORT THE YOUTH MISSION TRIP 2022!!
The Ascension Youth are selling Schroeder's Flowers COUPONS as a fundraiser for their mission trip this summer!!  The coupons are $10 each.  They are worth $10 at Schroeder's on Webster Avenue.  For each coupon sold, the youth group earns $2.50 towards the mission trip costs.  You can use as many coupons as you want at once. Please contact Tracy to purchase.


COMMUNITY OUTREACH OPPPORTUNITIES
Looking for an outreach ministry to get involved in?  Ascension has many opportunities for you to impact our community in positive ways.

  • Collection for Resurrection Lutheran Food Pantry
  • Quilting Ministry¬†
  • Knitting Ministry¬†
  • NEW Community Shelter Meals
  • Plarn Sleeping Mats for the Homeless

For more information, stop by and talk to Amanda at the Welcome Desk on Sunday morning or send Amanda an email. 

ONGOING MINISTRIES 

SCRIP FUNDRAISING DATES
Every Sunday
When you order gift cards for personal use or to give as gifts, Ascension's youth get a kickback. Orders can be placed for such things as gas, groceries, restaurants, home improvement, clothing stores and entertainment and much more. To learn more about SCRIP please contact Jean Fredrickson or Tracy

CHRISTCARE 
Many ChristCare groups have resumed their meetings.  If you are interested in joining a ChristCare group, please contact the church office.

MISSION OUTREACH

NEW COMMUNITY SHELTER MEALS
Info on our next meal at the NEW Community Shelter will be May 21, 2022.  Volunteers arrive at 10:00 a.m. to prepare and serve the meal and are finished by 12:30 p.m. There is NO clean up! Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, are asked to wear a face mask, and those with long hair need to tie it up or wear a hat. Cookie bakers are also needed and are asked to bring 4 dozen cookies (without nuts). Please contact the church office to sign up.  

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