Updated June 19, 2013
We are looking for someone who is willing to make regular contact with out Malaysia global missionary, Rev. Peter Harrits. Please contact the Grace off ice if you are interested in helping in this capacity.
If you wish for your prayer concerns to be listed in the announcements, please complete and return a prayer card in your pew; please leave a congregation contact name as well. If a loved one has improved, please let us know so that we can remove the name.
Please contact Pastor Dan or Intern Kirsten if you are interested in maintaining our list of concerns.
Historian is Needed
We are looking for someone to volunteer to organize and archive the paperwork, photos, and other documents related to the history of Grace Lutheran. This is a job that could be done by someone who has attended Grace a while, or by someone who is brand new and wants to do some faith discovery work. Volunteers may contact Hope Oostdik at (920) 648-8234 or email Hope.
Adult Boundary Waters Canoe Trip
Several members have expressed an interest in planning a canoe trip to the Boundary Water Canoe Area between Minnesota and Canada. If you would be interested in going on a trip like this, please let Pastor Dan know. We are looking at possibly going sometime around Labor Day weekend.
Drawn to the Word . . .
was a successful event. Our congregation was treated to an artistic experience where Artist and Pastor, Paul Oman painted a larger-than-life sized mural representing the 23rd Psalm. The story unfolded artistically, musically, narratively, and scripturally during the service.
Looking for Prayer Writers
We are looking for prayer writers for 2013. These are the prayers the assisting minister offers during worship. No experience is necessary, and Pastor Dan and Intern Kirsten will offer guidance and training. Please consider sharing your time and talents with us during our worship in this way.
Wish to Volunteer in Other Ways?
We are always open to new volunteers being involved in the worship service. If you are interested, please consider being a communion server, an usher, a reader, being a counter for donations received. See Pastor Dan or Intern Kirsten even if you've filled out a time and talent for this and have not been asked to participate.
High School Breakfast Leadership Needed?
Is breakfast your favorite meal? Can you cook or make smoothies? The High School Breakfast leadership team is retiring and we will need helpers to continue this valuable program. Contact Tom Watson at 423-3939.
Prefer Email over Snail Mail?
If you'd like to save the church the cost of paper, printing, and postage, send your email address to the church office or call 423-3135 to have the monthly newsletter sent to you electronically.
Interested in the Social Media Committee?
Do you have a vision of where the Web 2.0 technology could take our message? Do you spend hours on Facebook and Twitter with nothing to show for your time? Do you believe a picture is worth a thousand words? If you answered "yes" to any of these, we encourage you to share your time and talents to help us build a presence for Grace Lutheran church on the internet. The committee will be looking for such things as our website, Facebook page, blogging, Twitter, YouTube, and more. If interested, contact Cathy Yerges at 608-235-8976.
Bell Choir Needs Ringers!
Interested in becoming a bell ringer? Attend a practice to give it a try! The ability to read music is helpful, but not necessary. Practice is on Monday evenings at 6:00 starting in September through May. Contact Ann Englestad or any Bell Choir member for more information.
Cambridge Food Pantry
The food pantry sees an increase in the amount of food needed on its shelves during the summer months. A few items needed include peanut butter, jelly, cereal, ramen noodles, and toilet paper. Contact the pantry at 423-8142 for more information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Food Pantry is still acceptiong monetary, food donations, and personal care items! Donations may be dropped off Tuesdays, 9 am -12 pm and Thursdays, 8 am to 3 pm. Donations will be accepted at the Nikolay Middle School Office, 211 South Street, Cambridge during school hours. Donation items might include ravioli, fruit snacks, cake mix, cereal and toilet paper. Thank you for caring and sharing!
Monday night shopping hours are 5:30 to 7:00. Guests are invited to shop every other Monday night.