Our new weekend faith formation program for children, youth, and adults began January 5 & 6!
The name of the program will be GIFT (Growing in Faith Together). To register for GIFT click here!
Adult Small Groups will continue to meet on Saturdays at 4:15 p.m. in Grace Place and on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in various locations. Be sure to pick up your new Participant Book as we begin a new quarter: Discipleship and Mission.
March 2 (Saturday only) — Called to Humility and Hospitality (Luke 14:7-14)
March 9 & 10 — A Costly Call (Mark 1:16-20; Luke 14:25-33)
March 16 & 17 — Calling the Lost (Luke 15:11-24)
March 23 & 24 — Calling to Salvation (Luke 19:1-10)
March 30 & 31— Called to Discipleship (Matthew 4:12-22)
Children and youth (ages 3-high school) continues on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m. We meet in our classrooms: Preschool – Zacchaeus’ Tree House (next to the Nursery); Kindergarten and 1st grade – Room 1; 2nd and 3rd grades – Room 3; 4th, 5th, and 6th grades – Room 5; 7th through 12th grades – Youth Room. On March 10, we begin a new unit, "Tending a Garden."
March 3 — No GIFT Congregational potluck and Youth Auction & Bake Sale following worship
March 10 — A Time of Preparation (Luke 4:1-13)
March 17 — Rooted in God (Luke 13:31-35)
March 24 — Judgment and Grace (Luke 13:1-9)
March 31 — Banquet of Forgiveness (Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32)
First Communion Class
At First Lutheran Church, we invite and encourage children to participate in Communion at any age, with their parents’ permission. We provide First Communion instruction for children as they prepare to join us at the Lord’s Table for the first time. Formal invitations have been sent to the families of our 3rd graders, but any child who is showing a desire to participate in the sacrament may be ready. Talk with Pastor Matt or Pastor Laura if you have questions about whether your child may be ready. Here is our schedule for this year:
Class 1: Sunday, March 31 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Conference Room A
Class 2: Sunday, April 7 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Conference Room A
Class 3: Sunday, April 14 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Room & Kitchen
First Communion: Maundy Thursday, April 18
5:00 p.m. – Family meal in the Fellowship Room
6:30 p.m. – Worship Service in Sanctuary