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This Week At Faith May 22-29 2016


Habitat Pancake Breakfast May 28

Don’t forget the FREE pancake breakfast on Saturday May 28 from 9 to 11 a.m. It will be served outdoors weather permitting, otherwise in the fellowship hall. Volunteers bringing food or supplies are asked to deliver them to the church on Friday evening between 7 and 8 p.m. Cooks, servers, etc. are asked to be ready for duty at 8 a.m. Saturday. Thanks to all the helpers! Please contact Orly Friesen 204.253.4785 with any questions.

Luther Village: 53rd Season of Outdoor Ministry!

May Long Weekend – May 20-23

30th Anniversary Bikeathon – May 27-29

LIT Training – June 3-4

20th Anniversary Women’s Retreat – June 10-12

Small Fry Camp – June 24-26

See the bulletin board in the church entrance and the Luther Village website: www.luthervillage.ca for more info.

There will be a short presentation from Luther Village prior to the service next Sunday May 29. A display will also be set up in the Narthex. Check it out!

May Special Appeal: River Park Gardens

Golf Tournament

Mark your calendars for June 26th!! Faith’s Annual Golf Tournament will be held at Lorette Golf Course. Golf, cart & dinner: $60. Dinner only: $25. Please join us for an afternoon of fun & fellowship. Family & friends are welcome. Experience is optional! Tickets on sale June 5th! Contact Bruce or Linda Wilton with any questions.

Fort McMurray State of Emergency has been declared due to Wild Fires. Please keep this community in your prayers. Donations can be made directly to CLWR, 600-177 Lombard Ave. Winnipeg, MB R3B 0W5. Please indicate “Fort McMurray Wildfire Relief”. Donations can also be made through the Red Cross Appeal at www.redcross.ca

Fund Raiser Update

Thank you to everyone that helped to make our <<REWiND<< concert fundraiser a great success. Many individuals from Faith and local businesses contributed silent auction items. Many more attended and enjoyed
themselves immensely. We sold 171 tickets and raised a total of approximately $7000.00!!! If you couldn’t attend, please consider a cash gift to Faith Gardens Inc. designated for the Spiritual Care Program at River Park Gardens. We are blessed!

Piano For Sale

The Suzuki program is selling a black George Steck piano. The asking price is $2500.00. Contact Karen Barg at winnipegsuzukiprogram@gmail.com

Youth Service Next Sunday May 22

Please come and support the youth as they lead us in Worship next Sunday morning. See you there!

Young Adults—”Adult Lutheran Experience”

Young adults (18-30 years) and “young” adults (31-40 years) are invited to attend the first Faith Lutheran Church “Adult Lutheran Experience” gathering. This event will take place at 7 pm, June 16th.  We will meet on the patio of Confusion Corner Bar and Grill for a chance to connect, hang out, and talk about the possibilities for future Young Adult ministry at Faith.

 If you are interested in attending please email Pastor Chris pastorchris@faithlc.ca

“Be Authentic” – MNO Walks the Pride Parade

You are invited to take part in the Winnipeg Pride Parade, Sunday, June 5, 2016, with others from the MNO Synod! Register as soon as possible and we will keep you informed about pre-parade gatherings where we’ll talk about the theme, make posters, and share ideas about what to wear so we stand out as a unified group! For more details and to register, contact Deacon Kris at deaconkris@faithlc.ca or  204.253.1491 ext. 23.

Cathy Zimmerman - Office Administrator
Cathy Zimmerman - Office Administrator
Our full time Church Administrator works to manage the day-to-day administration of the congregation; keeps records; provides hospitality to members and visitors; manages the finances of the congregation; and optimizes communication through weekly bulletins, the church website, and the monthly newsletter. Cathy Zimmerman is currently serving as our Church Administrator. She can be reached via email at officeadmin@faithlc.ca, or phone (204) 253-1491 ext. 20