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Marcie Gest, ULC member and wife of Darren and mother of Dean is a nurse. Marcie has been accepted to be part of a mission trip to India. Congratulations, Marcie! We can also collect supplies for Marcie to take for her trip. Below is part of an e-mail from Darren and Marcie regarding the trip:
Marcie will be going to Hyderabad, India from October 29 - November 12 as part of a mission trip for her school to provide healthcare to leper colonies. They have to bring their own supplies, so below is a list of supplies they are collecting, so if anyone wants to donate, they would be greatly appreciated. Also Marcie would like to do an adult forum about it once she gets back, likely after the New Year.
Note that a large part of the healthcare provided is wound care, so any supplies that can be collected for dressings are much needed. Supplies can be put by the desk at the church entrance. Thank you!
Thanks to all who provided meals for students last semester.A thank you gift is on the pool table in the Campus Center for you. A sign up sheet is now on the moving bulletin board for fall semester meals. If you are paying for a meal rather than preparing/delivering a meal, please indicate so on the sign up. Thank you to all who so generously provide food for our students.Thanks
Our Hawaiian themed banquet, complete with leis was May 10. Many students and congregational volunteers worked hard to buy, plan, prepare, serve and clean up for the banquet. Alicia did a marvelous job coordinating it all.
Eleven Seniors were recognized:
Last month's newsletter we mentioned three of our community were selected to be part of the ELCA's Young Adults in Global Mission program. At that printing it was uncertain where they were going. We now know Julie Gerrish is headed to Senegal for a year and Annie Skivington will be off to Hungary for a year. Mikayle Holm has elected to head to Minneapolis, MN for graduate school.
Congratulations! Please keep these former students and their families in your prayers.Looking Ahead....
Worship returns to 10:30am August 21. Classes resume August 19 and Passport to ASU is August 18. San Diego Retreat is September 2-5.
Our first Wednesday worship is August 24 with Summer Connections potluck here in the Campus Center beginning at 5:30pm.Summer Connections!
It feels like summer is here so that means it is time to mark your calendars with dates and locations of our informal gatherings affectionately known as Summer Connections!
Summer Connections are casual, unstructured gatherings where we can meet new friends and catch up with the old (long time) friends. We share dinner and conversation twice a month during the summer, which is only June, July and August just in case you are not sure! We have a potluck at someone's house 6:00 pm on Wednesday evenings. The hosting family usually provides the main dish, often grilling hamburgers and hot dogs, however if you would like to serve top sirloin no one will complain. Everyone else brings a side dish or dessert and their own beverage.
Whether you can make all the connections or just one, please put the following dates on your calendar. We never know what we will eat, who will be there or what the weather will be like (OK 100's) but we do know it is a good evening of enjoying positive fellowship, meeting new people and trying new things. ALL ARE WELCOME!Another Fun Project Completed
There are always tons of projects to do around the Church. From goodies, snacks, student meals, altar care, etc. It's amazing what we can do with an active community.
Here's just one example: Terry Anderson and Lori Zurcher painted the alcove for the newly refurbished water cooler which now has a new motor and filter.
It looks like at least one person is enjoying the projects.Wednesdays in the Summer are busy for LCM!
We will have Movie Discussion Nights and Bible Study Nights for students during the summer in the Campus Center. All are welcome!
Movie Discussion Nights
Bible Studies—Women in the New Testament
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