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This Week At Faith May 29th – June 5 2016

Habitat Pancake Breakfast 

Thank you in advance to all those who plan to attended the Habitat pancake breakfast tomorrow, Saturday May 28, and especially to those who are preparing, cooking, serving and cleaning up!

Our next Habitat community event will be a barbeque on Sunday, June 26 from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. at Sterling Mennonite Fellowship.

More details to follow.

The start of our Habitat build is July 5, only 37 days from today!

Luther Village: 53rd Season of Outdoor Ministry!

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 Sunday. A display is set up in the Narthex. Check it out!

Golf Tournament

Tickets for Faith’s Annual Golf Tournament will go on sale next Sunday in the Narthex. It 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! 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

For Sale

The Worship & Music Committee is pleased to announce the purchase of a new drum kit. Thank you to Jack Nixon for finding “the best deal!” The old drum kit is now available for sale.  All offers to purchase it must be sent to the church office no later June 6th, 2016.

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

Pastor Chris and Deacon Kris will be away Monday -Friday this week at the MNO Study Conference.

“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 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.

Service Volunteers for 2016-2017 

In late June, we will be starting to book volunteers for the 2016/17 Worship Services. If you volunteered this past year & wish to remain on our team, do nothing! If you wish to take this coming year off, please let Linda Wilton or Doug Breckman know. If you did not volunteer last year & wish to join our team, please let us know that also.

For first time volunteers (& seasoned veterans), we will be holding training sessions for each of the positions in early September!

 Faith Lutheran Management Corporation (Kirchhoff Gardens) Annual General Meeting and the Annual Life Lease Tenants Meeting will be taking place on June 15, 2016 at 7:00PM at Faith. The tenant’s meeting will start first with the Management meeting starting immediately after. The board for Kirchhoff Gardens is looking for two persons to join the board, as there are some terms expiring. Please contact Carol Kurbis with any questions.

May Special Appeal:
River Park Gardens

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