Salem Lutheran Church, Mahtowa · Home of the Holy Hootenanners
Mission: Energetic Christian community of all ages called to love, accept, and grow through Discipleship
Our vision at Salem Lutheran is to be a stable foundation and vibrant hub for disciples new and old.
Upcomingin Worship: Blessings to our newest baptized members of the body of Christ: Titus Matthew Jurek and Evelyn Jane Anderson. November 5 All Saints Sunday and Hunting Orange Sunday!Wear your orangefor hunting season! We will do a blessing and prayer for all the hunters and those out in the woods during hunting season. You are invited to celebrate All Saint's Day by bringing a picture of a loved one who has died. There will be a space in the sanctuary to display pictures together. Pictures of beloved pets are also welcome.
October 31, 2016 is the 499 Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. October 31, 1517 Martin Luther nailed his 95 Thesis to the church door in Wittenberg in hopes of reforming the Roman Catholic church. Inadvertently he sparked a reformation movement that started the protestant movement branching off and away from the Roman Catholic church. The year 2017 we celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
Soul Sisters meet on Nov 1 - 5:30 Soul Sisters' Potluck, 6:00pm Soul Sisters' Meeting
THANK YOU from the youth group to all those who helped out with the October 29th community service and Halloween themed scavenger hunt. And to Thrivent for providing the funds.
More info to come from the Youth Group on planning and fundraising for the annual ski trip.
Meatball Supper By the Numbers: 336 meal tickets sold. $4499.25 income, $1233.75 expenses, for a total of $3265.50 profits. 15 youth servers. 1200 meatballs rolled. 17 gallons of gravy were made. 42 pies made.
Save the date for Joey Krog's fundraiser dinner: December 3rd from 3-7pm. The fundraiser is to help and support Joe in the purchase of his new handicap accessible van, an expensive necessity for Joe to get around. Contact Jean Hendrickson or Joey Krog to help plan this event.
Mark your Calendar! Mahtowa Community Thanksgiving Service at Salem on November 23 at 7pm.
CHRISTMAS Play - Sign up YESTERDAY (last day to sign up!) at Salem Church to be part of this year's Christmas Play! Questions: contact Donna Lekander Dates for the Christmas Play will be December 17th at 3pm and during our worship time on December 18th at 9:30am.
Prayer Chain - Starting up via email with the option to also receive prayer requests other ways as well. This is a great opportunity to share prayer requests with the Salem community and to pray for one another intentionally. Requests can be submitted to Pr. Beth via email, phone, in person, or anonymously through leaving a note in Pr. Beth's mailbox. Also, prayer requests can be shared anonymously or with names and details included.