The flowers on the altar this morning have been presented to the glory of God by Ron and Helen Emmerich in thanksgiving to the Lord for the blessings he has showered upon them in the 58 years of their life together as husband and wife.
Mr. Philip Adickes announced last Sunday that he has accepted the Lord’s Call to serve as our new principal and upper grade teacher. Mr. Adickes has served as principal and teacher at Faith, Tacoma, Washington, since July 1998. We thank the Lord of the Church for providing the man of his choosing in the time he knew to be right. May the Lord bless Mr. Adickes and his family in this time of transition and bring them here safely in July!
Bible Study Opportunity
The Kindred Spirits Bible Study meets on Wednesday, at 10:00am, in the conference room. All are invited. The group recently began “Faith Builders,” a Bible Information Course that reviews the main teachings of Scripture. Participants should use either the west or north parking lots.
Pastor Treptow’s Travels
Pastor Treptow will be leading a pre-Call meeting at Light of the Valley, Layton, Utah, on Tuesday evening, as the congregation begins the process of Calling a new pastor. He leaves on Tuesday morning and returns, Lord willing, on Wednesday morning.
Lenten Supper Need
The sign-up sheet for Lenten suppers has a few empty lines for the coming weeks. Would you be willing and able to provide supper or a dessert? Thank you for considering serving in that way.
Women of Zion
The Women of Zion will meet for the last time this school year on Tuesday, April 1, at 6:30 pm. After a devotion, the ladies will enjoy a salad supper. All women are invited and are asked to bring a salad to share. Hostesses for the evening are Jan Schulz and Pauline King. Contact Michelle Krause with any questions.
The School Support Committee’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner, with silent and live auctions, is scheduled for Friday, April 11, beginning at 5:00pm. Proceeds from the dinner and the auctions will benefit the Grant-In-Aid Fund, which is used to assist those who desire a Christian education for their children but face financial challenges.
It is not too early to start thinking about donating a gift basket for the auction. If you are willing to make a basket for the auction, please contact Toni Koelpin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those who are interested in attending the evening’s festivities may sign up on the sheet posted on the bulletin board on the south side of the elevator. The cost is $30 per family ($40 for extended family) or $8 per individual.
Rooted: WELS Front Range Fellowship, a 20′s and 30′s group that gets together each month, meet on Sunday, April 6, at Shepherd of the Valley in Westminster. After the 3:30pm Bible study, participants are invited to Western Bowl in Arvada at 5:30pm for two hours of free bowling. All who plan to participate are asked to RSVP to email@example.com so that necessary arrangements can be made.
The Rocky Mountain Circuit of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society (LWMS) will host its spring rally on Saturday, April 26, at Shepherd of the Hills in Greeley. Pastor Jared Oldenburg, who is the founding pastor of Eternal Rock, a mission congregation in Castle Rock, will serve as the speaker. He will share his experiences, both here and in the state of Washington, as he speaks on the topic, “Starting a Mission Church.” Registration is from 8:15-9:00am, with the rally itself beginning at 9:00am.
Family Easter Egg Hunt
A Family Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 19, beginning at 10:00am and ending by noon. Please invite friends and neighbors to bring their children and grandchildren (ages 3-11) to this event designed to reach out to the community with a message far more important than the Easter bunny and jelly beans.
We will need assistance on the day of the event as well as donations in preparation (e.g. hard-boiled eggs for decorating, Easter egg dye kits, plastic eggs, candy for the eggs). A sign-up sheet has been posted on the bulletin board on the south side of the elevator.
The newly-formed Men’s Group at Abiding Word has extended an invitation to members at Zion to an afternoon of billiards at the Mirage Sports Bar on Wadsworth and Coal Mine on Saturday, March 29, from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. The cost is $5 per person. Contact Pastor Krause by the middle of the week if you are interested.
Preparing for Next Week
Jesus, the selfless servant, calls us to a life of service. Prepare for the Fourth Sunday in Lent by reading Genesis 37:1-11 (sermon lesson); Romans 8:1-10; and St. Matthew 20:17-28.
Thanks to those who will volunteer their time and energy in cleaning the church in the coming weeks: Bill and Lynn Meyer and Jacob Mulinix (March 29) Dana and Carolyn Crossland and Caroline Cox (April 5). Please contact the office during the week in which you are assigned to clean, both to schedule a cleaning time and to secure a key.