Vacation Bible School – Families interested in their kids participating in a short Vacation Bible School this summer during the evenings of Friday August 20th and Saturday August 21st , should RSVP to Sheila at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Friday, June 18th. This early RSVP will help us get a sense of what we will need to make this faithful and fun experience happen for the kiddos this year.
Scholarships for Post High School Study
DEADLINE JULY 1ST
The Steuer-Mitchell Perpetual Education Fund has been established at Dekorra Lutheran Church (DLC) through a generous gift from the estate of Robert E. Mitchell. Two scholarships are available this year. We hope to award a scholarship to both a Lodi and a Poynette student. Go to https://bit.ly/3rEGqu1 (or www.dekorralutheran.org/news and look for the 3/19 post) for how to apply.
Sermon Series on the Fourth Gospel – Sundays at Worship, April 25th – July 11th
We are going to take a break from the usual schedule of readings. Instead, we are going to do something special and ambitious; over the next three months we are going to attempt to have an experience of Christ through the signs, explanations, and complete narratives in the story of Jesus we call “John”. You will likely notice that our typical tiny samples from many books each Sunday have been replaced with abundant stories from John’s Gospel. The aim is to experience the entire Gospel, from the first verse of the first chapter to the last verse of the last chapter.
“Healing Seekers” Prayer and Healing Worship – Next Meeting, June 15th, at 1:00p
The death of a close friend or loved one is not the only thing that causes us grief. The death of a community or relation, or even being unwilling separated from a community or relationship can cause pain. This is true whether that community was a group of friends, a workplace, or even a congregation. This service will be a time of worship, hearing and interpreting scripture, prayer, and constructive conversation about the grief and pain that comes from losing a community. Weather permitting, we will meet outside among the trees in the back behind the church. Otherwise, we will meet in the sanctuary using indoor safety protocols.
You do not need to be a member of Dekorra to participate. The only requirement is that you are struggling with the loss of a community and are open to healing that hurt. A special invitation is extended to anyone who used to be connected to the Christian community at 1st Lutheran in Lodi. Please see the pastoral column in May’s newsletter for more information.
Sharon Hatch’s- Sending Service will be on June 13th
Ann Carncross’- Installation Service will be on June 20th
ONGOING AT DEKORRA
AA – Fridays at 8p
Hope Circle, 1st Wednesdays of the Month, 1p
Blood Drive – Mondays, 1p to 6p, August 2nd and December 13th, 2021
Registering ahead of time encouraged. Walk-ins may be limited.
Council – will take place on JUNE 17th, 2021
DLC Book Club 2021 – Always at 1p
Quilting – Thursdays at 1p
Worship Committee – 1st Wednesday of the Month, at 1:00p
Constitution Committee –Will meet on June 16th and June 30th at 6:30pm
Yellow Bags Food Ministry –
OUR STEWARDSHIP OF WORSHIP AND GIFTS
Last Week Attendance: 80
General Offering: $1740.00
Vanco Giving: $ 1371.00
Habitat for Humanity: $25.00
Screens Fund: $20.00
Jaime Benson: $10.00