News/Announcements

 

Mount Baker Circuit Forum

Plan to attend the Mount Baker Circuit Forum on Sunday, September 23 at 3:30PM.  This meeting at Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 S 18th St, Mount Vernon (click here for map) will cover items in preparation for the 2019 LCMS Convention.  All are welcome.

 

VBS "Debriefing"

Calling all VBS volunteers!  Please come to a "debriefing" in the social hall on Monday, September 24 at 7PM.  What were your experiences?  What changes should we plan for next year?  We'd like to hear from you while our memories are still fresh!

 

"K"alling all "K"nitters

Immanuel's Martha & Mary Comfort Ministry ("A ministry of hand-made comfort with prayer") makes shawls and lap robes for people under stress due to illness, loss, or other events in their lives, giving them a tangible reminder of our prayers.  We also provide baptismal blankets for infants/children when they receive the Sacrament of Holy Baptism.  The "M&M" members often work on their projects at home, but we do meet twice a year for fellowship, to turn in finished projects, and pick up supplies for new ones.

The "M&M"s will be meeting in the social hall on Saturday, October 6, from 9 to 11:30AM.  Would you like to participate in this outreach ministry?  Come join us.  All skill levels are welcome!  Question?  Contact the church office at 425-252-7038 or ilce.office@gmail.com.

 

LHM 100th Anniversary

Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) is celebrating its 100th anniversary!  The WA-AK District LHM is sponsoring an Anniversary Weekend Event Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Spokane Valley.  Festivities begin at 9:30AM Saturday.  The program will conclude around 8PM Sunday.  Special hotel rates are available at the Mirabeau Park Hotel.  Contact the church office (ilce.office@gmail.com or 425-252-7038) for more information.

 

Socks!  Pillows!  Twin Sheets!

Help Everett Gospel Mission serve the homeless!  They currently have a need for:

  • New socks (men, women, children)
  • New bed pillows (standard size)
  • New or gently used twin sheets (flat and/or fitted) and pillow cases

Bring any of these items to church by October 14 and place them in the collection bin in the narthex.

Sponsored by the Board of Expanding Ministries

 

Disaster Response

LCMS World Relief and Human Care's Disaster Response in on the ground in North Carolina, led by Southeastern District President Rev. Dr. John Denninger, as they visit LCMS congregations hit hard by floodwaters following Hurricane Florence.  On Tuesday, September 18, a semitrailer of supplies purchased with dollars donated previously to LCMS Disaster Response arrived in Wake Forest.  Those supplies are being distributed for use by volunteers and homeowners in the early work of disaster recovery and restoration.

How you can help:

  • Give to disaster relief online at https://www.lcms.org/givenow/disaster.
  • To make a credit card gift by phone, call the LCMS toll-free donor care line (888-930-4438) between 6AM and 2:10PM Pacific Time.
  • Mail your donation.  Make check payable to The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod.  Note how you want your gift used on the memo line or in an enclosed note (such as:  disasters where needed most, flood relief, hurricane relief, etc.).
  • Thrivent members - Gifts matched!  Double your impact through Thrivent.  Learn more and donate at https://www.thrivent.com/disasterresponse.

 

LWML Mite Box Mission of the Month

Washington/Alaska District (75% of Mite Box Collection) -- Aid to Washington-Alaska District Scholarship Fund -- $19,000. 
Click here for more information on this grant. 

National Mite Box Mission Grant (25% of Mite Box Collection) -- Christian Hope Through Mass Media in Egypt -- $100,000. 
Click here for more information

 

 

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