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This Week At Faith June 5 – 12 2016

Habitat For Humanity

The Habitat pancake breakfast last week raised $705, and a very pleasant time was had by all attendees. Thanks again to all those who donated food and helped out with the preparations and hosting. We were greatly pleased to have our new Habitat family in attendance. The cinematographer from Ice River Films started filming the video being produced for the MNO.

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. There will be special activities for the children.

The start of our Habitat basement build is July 5, only 30 days from today! Faith Lutheran is supplying all of the volunteer labor and coffee breaks for the basement build on Ross Ave., and the churches affiliated with the Inter Faith Habitat project are supplying 76% of the volunteer labor for the main build on St. Mary’s Rd.

Luther Village: 53rd Season of Outdoor Ministry!

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.

Golf Tournament

Tickets for Faith’s Annual Golf Tournament will go on sale Sunday June 5, in the Narthex. Please join us June 26th at Lorette Golf Course for fun & fellowship.

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

Contact Bruce or Linda Wilton with any questions.

Fort McMurray State of Emergency. Please continue to 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 at pastorchris@faithlc.ca.

June Special Appeal: Luther Village

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.

Clue in the Park

Come one, come all! Solve the mystery at St. Vital Park on June 12th starting at noon! The youth invite everyone to an afternoon of fun and puzzle-filled excitement at the first CLUE in the Park! Please meet in the parking lot by the Duck Pond.

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