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This Week At Faith June 12-19 2016

Baptism Today

We welcome Todd into our Faith Family!

Habitat For Humanity

There has been an opening for one volunteer for July 5 and 6 to work on the basement build. Please consider this opportunity and contact Orly if you’re available. We will meet at the church and share rides to Ross Ave. for July 5 – 8. More details to follow. Don’t forget the community barbeque at Sterling Mennonite Fellowship June 26 from 12 noon until 2:30 p.m.

Golf Tournament

Tickets for Faith’s Annual Golf Tournament will be on sale today in the Narthex. Please join us June 26th at Lorette Golf Course for fun & fellowship.

Golf, cart & dinner: $60. Dinner only: $25.

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 at pastorchris@faithlc.ca.

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.

Father’s Day Tie Fund Raiser for the Spiritual Care Program at River Park Gardens. Remember the Dads, Grandpas and special men in your life by purchasing a memory card for $5.00.  All memory cards will be blessed at the worship service on Father’s Day. Available in the Narthex, Sunday June 12th and before service on June 19th.

Summer Volunteers needed for Ushering and Coffee preparation for Sundays. Contact Elaine 204-254-2166.

June Special Appeal:
Luther Village

Youth Car Wash in the church parking lot on Sat. June 18, 10am – 2pm. All proceeds will be going towards the Clay Gathering in PEI. Come out and support our youth!

Pastor Bob Kobler’s Retirement

Pastor Bob is retiring after 40 Years of faithful service. A celebration will be held at his current parish in Nacogdoches Texas on July 3. His family is putting together a book and is asking for interested people to send notes, stories, or pictures which could be included. Either email or mail: johardwick0902@gmail.com

Joanna Hardwick, 7782 John Carroll Dr. Abilene, Texas 79606 USA by June 24.

ATTENTION BAKERS we need help! We are serving coffee breaks to the workers during the Habitat Build. Two coffee breaks a day for: 12 workers the week of July 5 – 8 and 25 workers the week of July 11-15. We need: 6 doz worker size muffins, 5-(9×13) puffed wheat cake/uncut, 6 doz large cookies. Please label what you have made. If you can make any of these items please contact Elaine: schultz.ensemble@shaw.ca or 204-254-2166.

Passion Play Tour Friday July 8. A delicious hot dinner will be served prior to the show at the Pembina Threshermens’s Museum in Winkler. Tour the Museum after dinner. Attend the Passion Play – The Carpenter performed in the lovely outdoor setting of the Pembina Hills. Cost $92.00. Pick up will be at Faith. Contact Pat Sedo to book your space by June 20th.


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