THE CHURCH COUNCIL: Will meet on TUESDAY June 11 at 6:30.

BOARD OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION: Will meet on June 3 at 5 pm

YOUTH GROUP CAR WASH: Sunday June 2 at 10:15

YOUTH GROUP: Will enjoy a day at Bay Beach on June 14

WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY: We celebrate Thanksgiving annually, but what about the other 364 days of the year? This study will help us recognize the blessings we have been given and who the Giver is, that our lives may be daily renewed with thankfulness to God and others. This session's lesson on Overwhelming Generosity and Faithfulness will be held on Monday, June 10 at 6 pm.

MEN'S BIBLE BREAKFAST: Men are invited to come to breakfast, socialize and then enjoy a Bible study that looks at the causes of conflict as outlined in the epistle of James. God's Word is the most important part of peacemaking and the only way to facilitate true healing and comfort. The next class will be held on June 15 at 9 am.

EDUCATION TOWN HALL: Mr. Ryan Weichmann of NLHS will be here to give us details and answer questions about what becoming an associate member of the school means for us and them. Please join us on June 23 following the church service.

FAMILY VBS: Family Vacation Bible School will be held on three successive Wednesdays in June (5, 12, 19). Dinner will be provided at 5 pm with the night ending by 7 pm. This year's theme will be "From Raindrops to Rainbows." You may register on the narthex sign-up board, by calling 715-360-1623 (leave a message), or at

CAMP PHILLIP COLLECTION: On June 2, 6 and 10 we will have an opportunity to show support for Camp Phillip through a free-will offering. It is a year-round camp in Wautoma that serves WELS members by providing relaxation in creation and renewal in Christ. We are a congregational member.

WELS APP: We are all busy, especially in the summer. To read short daily devotions or the entire bible in 2 years, find a local church on your travels, keep up on WELS news, or see their latest videos, check out the WELS APP for your smart phone/tablet or go to to get the same information on your computer. They even show you how to get your daily devotion by simply asking “Alexa” to read it to you.

MESSENGER IN YOUR EMAIL: In the near future we are planning to send your copy of the Christ Messenger straight to your email if you choose. This will save us money in printing costs and allow you to receive it wherever you are. For those without email we will continue to print them for you, your choice. Also expect The Messenger to have a new look in the next few months including links to additional resources and stories within the WELS.

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