First Lutheran Church Women

Published 8:57 am Friday, April 29, 2011

First Lutheran Church Women met at 1:15 p.m. April 13 in Bethany Hall. Prelude music was provided by Joan Holt.

Marge Moine welcomed everyone and led the reciting of the Purpose Statement. Devotions were given by Cathy Carter.

Jinni Olson introduced the special music by Deb Koenigs and the program “Tales of the Habitat” by Lilah Aas.

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Hymn No. 107, “Beneath the Cross of Jesus,” was sung by everyone.

The secretary’s report was approved by Bonnie Trampel and seconded by Nancy Jenson. The report will be placed on file.

Instructions on the kits for the Lutheran World Relief Van were placed on the table for 2011 (old kits) and 2012 (new kits). If some circles wish to bring certain items for the kits, please bring those to the church by May 14. Also, the program for St. John’s Lutheran Home will be at 2 p.m. May 19. All FLCW are invited to attend.

The business meeting was conducted by Co-President Bonnie Schneider.

The treasurer’s report was placed on file.

Lois Jensen gave the corresponding secretary’s report as follows:

Thank yous to the following:

Thank you to Bev McMullen for the donation of six paring knives and spatulas



Youth for Christ

Lutheran World Relief

River Crossings

Lutheran Social Services

Global Health

Also display of items given to Lutheran World Relief

Offering Prayer was given by Carol Olson.

Thank yous to the following for their participation in today’s meeting:

Ushers: Joy Johnsrud and Gerry Sauke

Greeters: Lorraine Fjelstad, Elaine Peterson and Betty Ruud

Hostesses: Co-Chairs Thelma Foss and Julia Tonder and their committee: Julie Gilbertson, Carol Johnson, Marge LaFrance, Barb Ochs, Dawn Rozinka and Orlene Woodside

Caring and Sharing: Co-Chairs Bev King and Lavonne Oftedahl and their committee served four funerals in March.


• Campership Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. to noon May 1 in Bethany Hall

• Congregational Meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 3 in Bethany Hall

• CWU May Friendship Day May 6, 9:15 a.m. coffee,10 a.m. program Trinity Lutheran Church, Least coin turn in

• Mother/Child Brunch 11 a.m. May 14, in Bethany Hall

• New Member Sunday May 15, at 11 a.m.

• CWU Scholarship Lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 19, Salem Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall

• LWR Van 7:30 a.m. to noon May 21

The meeting closed with the Lord’s Prayer.

The Table Prayer was sung and lunch was served.