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November​ ​2019  

 

SOUP SUPPER   &​ ​SILENT AUCTION   

SUNDAY   NOVEMBER 10TH  4 PM TO 7 PM   **FREE WILL OFFERING

**EARLY HOLIDAY SHOPPING

**FOR A FULL LIST, VISIT OUR WEBSITE!

DONATIONS INCLUDE: *A1 DETAILING; ANIMAL HOUSE; BELLE VIA; BOJI BARK; BRIDGES BAY; CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; COOL BIKER STUFF; CUTTING EDGE; JUST TEAZ’N; OKOBOJI BREWING COMPANY; OKOBOJI MASSAGE; RED ROSES AND IVY; BOMBAZI & MANY MORE!


Worship Support Schedule for the month of NOVEMBER

2020 CALENDARS AND NEW GREETING CARDS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!! Have you seen the beautiful pictures, large numbers and space to write notes on the calendars which makes them great for your use or to share as gifts for others. Twelve beautiful cards are in each package – there is space to write a “thank you” or a “personal greeting”. Watch for them at the Welcome Center. This is one of the annual projects that funds our youth activities.

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​Audio/Visual Gary Tibbetts Liturgist ​Jane Kauzlarich Greeter & Usher OPEN Audio/Visual OPEN Acolytes OPEN

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Audio/Visual Gary Tibbetts Liturgist ​Rachelle Fratzke Greeter & Usher OPEN Audio/Visual OPEN Acolytes OPEN

16th 17th

Audio/Visual Gary Tibbetts Liturgist Donna Henrich Greeter & Usher OPEN Audio/Visual OPEN Acolytes OPEN

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Audio/Visual Gary Tibbetts Liturgist Doris Welle Greeter & Usher OPEN Audio/Visual OPEN Acolytes OPEN

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Audio/Visual Gary Tibbetts

MISSION INGATHERING ​ NOVEMBER 2ND St.Paul’s United Methodist Church, Cherokee, IA Thanks for all the items donated for the Ingathering Kits. A special thank you to Calvary’s Sunday School children who have assembling 32 Hygiene Kits and 54 School Kits. The kits were blessed during the 9:00 a.m. worship service on October 27 before being delivered to the Mission Ingathering in Cherokee on November 2.

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM The Children’s Christmas program will be held December 15th. Practice will begin November 6th, 5:30-6:30, and will be held November 6th, 13th, 20th and December 4th and 11th.

Liturgists arranged by Carmen DeKoster. Call if you are interested in helping to lead worship as a liturgist: 712-330-1032

If you have any questions please speak with Rita Lucht or Pastor Chris!

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Prayers   Thank you for praying for:    T​hank you for praying for: Phyllis Rohlin Helen Sturgeon Mari Stewart Bobbi Kass Barbara Lancaster's grandson, Chase Riley Lorraine Groves and her family mourning the passing of Lorraine's father, Jon Donovan

CALVARY’S SPECIAL FRIENDS @ Accura HealthCare-Spirit Lake: Bonnie Harris @ ​Welcov-Spirit Lake: Margaret Wedeking @ Accura HealthCare-Milford: Evelyn Faulkner Bill Fredin @ ​Stonebridge Suites Assisted Living-Milford Helen Sturgeon @ Community Memorial Health Center-Hartley: Iva Gruver There is a “Prayer Request” box on the Welcome counter or you can call or email the office: 712-332-2447 or ​calvarylovesall@gmail.com​, ​or call Betty Naab @ 712-332-5194. ​If you wish to have your name added to the ​prayer chain by email​, please contact ​Betty Naab​ at ​grmmabty@q.com​ or 712-332-5194.

Doris and Jerry Welle and their family mourning the passing of Doris and Jerry's mother, Mina Fear

     

CHILDCARE Childcare is available at the 9:00 am Sunday Worship service. Toddlers and preschool children are invited to join Kris Heitner in our preschool room. Contact Betty Naab at 712-332-5194 or grmmabty@q.com​ for more information or if you are willing to volunteer for a Sunday.

Cans for YOUTH Programs *​PLEASE NOTE NEW RULES!!* DO YOU HAVE CANS & BOTTLES that can be redeemed to raise funds for youth activities? They must have a 5 cent mark on them or on the label. Other cans or plastic items should ​not​ be placed in the collection cage near the church dumpster. Please drain all redeemable items and place in plastic bags that are tied shut. ​NO BOXES please. Only accepting Iowa 5 cent redemption cans and bottles. Call Beth at 712-339-5278 if you have cans or bottles to be picked up or have any questions.

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​Celebrating Birthdays in

NOVEMBER

YOGA SCHEDULE 8:45 AM

​1st Kris Heitner

8th Tracy Tvedte 9th Bob Heitner 10th Anne Horsman 11th Randy Pas 12th Ken Rimmer 13th Sharon Swenning 15th Shirley Carlson 16th Lonnie Gochenour 16th Brock Tvedte 16th Maya Whithaus 17th Dave Smith 17th Kelly Mitchell 18th Mary Moeller 20th Olin Myhre 21st Sophia Lorch 22nd Brett Copeland 24th Nik Mankle 25th Peg Gottsche 26th Wyatt Lorch 28th Dennis/Diane Fisher Anniversary

Gentle Yoga

10 AM

Chair Yoga   November 13th-WEDNESDAY November 19th-TUESDAY November 27th-WEDNESDAY December 3rd-TUESDAY December 11th-WEDNESDAY December 17th-TUESDAY **No class December 25th!** December 31st-TUESDAY  

 

BOOK CLUB NEWS

​Calvary UMC Book Club​: ​Calvary book club will end the year with one more meeting to be held on

November 5th, 2:00, ​at the church. The book we will be discussing is “Catching Christmas” by Terri Blackstock. This is a heartwarming holiday story that delivers a tender & funny tale of faith, hope, and love. It reminds us of the importance of family, the necessity for faith, and the comfort that comes from believing in God. It is sure to put readers in the Christmas spirit. If you are interested in joining us please contact Cheryl Harms (330-0754) and we will make a book available before the meeting date if possible!

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NOVEMBER 2019 CALENDAR SUN

MON

TUES

WED

THURS

FRI 1

SAT 2 Ingathering 6 PM Service

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4

5

6

7

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9

NO YOGA 9 AM Service

6PM SPRC 2:00 Calvary Book Club

*Don’t forget to turn your clocks ​back!

6 PM Service

6 PM Trustee Mtg. 6:30 PM Finance Mtg. 5:30 1st Christmas Program practice

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11

12

13

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15

Yoga

9 AM Service

6 PM Service

8:45 AM Gentle Yoga 10:00 AM Chair Yoga

4-7 Soup Supper and Silent Auction

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5:30 Christmas Program rehearsal

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18

9 AM Service

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20

Yoga

5:30 Christmas Program rehearsal

8:45 AM Gentle Yoga 10:00 AM Chair Yoga

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25

26

21

27

22

23

6 PM Service

28

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Thanksgiving *Church office closed

*Church office closed

6 PM Service

9 AM Service

Apportionment Dollars At Work in UMCOR

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United Methodists in North Carolina and Alabama -

partner relations. But they are leaning into those

West Florida are undertaking large-scale recovery

responsibilities “extraordinarily well,” she added.

programs for those affected by U.S. hurricanes in 2018, with assistance from the United Methodist

“In disaster ministry, the conferences have to go from

Committee on Relief.

zero to 60 very quickly,” Earl explained. Along with resources, UMCOR provides guidance and flexibility

The $4.6 million grant for the Alabama-West Florida

from its own disaster recovery experience, so “we’re

Conference will help launch and fund the first two

able to provide that sense of comfort to them.”

years of a phased four-year recovery program in Hurricane Michael swept across a narrow band of the

response to Hurricane Michael.

Florida panhandle on Oct. 12, leaving total Greg Ellis, UMCOR project manager for the grant,

destruction in some areas. Six of the 12 counties that

called it “by far the biggest program in recent memory

are FEMA-eligible are in the Alabama-West Florida

that this conference has done.”

Conference, which has received additional support from the North Alabama and Florida conferences.

Nearly $6.4 million has been allocated to the North

Alabama-West Florida also will receive a separate

Carolina Conference, where residents were left

$180,000 UMCOR grant for church repair.

reeling last September from slow-moving wind and rain generated by Hurricane Florence. The storm’s

In North Carolina, Ellis said, United Methodists are

impact affected nearly the entire state, including

working in partnership with FEMA through a relatively

areas still recovering from Hurricane Matthew two

new STEP (Sanitary, Temporary, Essential Power)

years earlier.

program. FEMA assists with purchase of materials and then volunteers, like United Methodists or other

Both grants were part of some $27.6 million in funds

religious groups, pick up the materials and perform

authorized April 11 by UMCOR’s board of directors

the actual construction work.

for U.S. and international disaster response, sustainable development and global migration projects, and support for denominational hospitals and health boards through the Global Health unit. While the Alabama-West Florida Conference has suffered through significant tornadoes and floods in the past, “they do have some new players that hadn’t managed at that level,” said Catherine G. Earl, UMCOR’s director of disaster response and U.S.

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