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WEDNESDAY WORSHIP CONTINUES! Busy summer and difficult to make it to worship on Sunday? Or just want an additional opportunity to worship midweek? “Meet us in the middle!” On Wednesdays at 6:30pm we will meet for fellowship & dessert after each service, and on the third Wednesday of the month we’ll gather before worship to grill up some supper!



Blood Drive, Thur., July 10, 12:30–5:30 pm Come for Supper, Tues., July 29 at Our Savior’s Lutheran, La Crosse WI For more opportunities visit


Courageous Men’s Group Wednesdays, 6am at the house

Volunteer Appreciation Picnic Sunday, July 20 from noon to 2pm.

Coffee with Pastor Karyn Wednesdays, 6:30am Onalaska Perkins

High School Mission Trip to Pine Ridge Sun. July 27–Sat. August 2

Baptismal Prep Sat., June 7 10am

Sugar Creek Golf Tournament Fundraiser Mon., July 28, Drugan’s Castle Mound

Confirmation Camp Tues.–Sat., June 10–14

Baptismal Prep Sat., August 2 10am

Young Youth Trip to Noah’s Ark in Dells Fri., June 13

Vacation Bible School Sun.–Thur., August 3–7

Pilgrimage to Philadelphia Tues. June 17–Tues. June 24

Girls Going Into 9th Grade Retreat Wed.–Thur., August 13–14 7:30pm–9:30am

Middle & High School Trip to Dells TBA

Confirmation Gathering Sun., August 24, noon–1pm

Sugar Creek Golf Tournament Fundraiser Mon., June 23, Viroqua Hills Golf Course

Sugar Creek Quilt Auction Sat., September 6

Young Youth’s Sugar Creek Explorer Day Thur., July 10

Jonathan Rundman in Concert! Sat., September 6 , 5:30pm

Middle School Mission Trip to Cincinnati Sun. July 13–Fri. July 18

First Fest / Rally Sunday Sun., September 7

410 Main St, Onalaska WI 54650 • 608.783.2236 Up-to-date information on the web

Dear families, Welcome to summer! We are so grateful to our Sunday school teachers and other volunteers who have made it possible to have another successful Sunday school year. June 8 marks the official end of the Sunday school program year. But we want to make certain you know about our Wednesday worship service, which will continue throughout the summer, and is a great opportunity to worship and connect with your faith community if you have to be away on a summer weekend. WORSHIP:

Wednesdays, with worship at 6:30 pm!

Meals will be served on the 3rd Wed. of the month at 5:45pm. Desserts will be served on all other Wednesdays at 7:15 PM. Outdoor games and fellowship to follow, weather permitting. JUNE • June 11th—Ice Cream Sundaes • June 18th—Cookout, hotdogs/hamburgers provided by First Lutheran. Salads and desserts to share are always welcomed. • June 25th—Strawberry Shortcake and Ice Cream JULY • July 2nd—Watermelon and Ice Cream Cones • July 9th—Pie and Ice Cream. (if you have a favorite pie please share) • July 16th—Cookout, Brats provided by First Lutheran. Salads and desserts to share are always welcomed. • July 23rd—Ice Cream Sundaes • July 30th—Strawberry Shortcake and Ice Cream AUGUST • August 6th—Watermelon and Ice Cream Cones • August 13th—Fruit/Apple Crisp and Ice Cream • August 20th—Cookout, Hot Dogs/hamburgers provided by First Lutheran. Salads and desserts to share are always welcomed. • August 27th—Root Beer Floats. Dessert and treats to share are appreciated any Wednesday evening throughout the summer!

Sundays 8:00 and 10:30 Wednesdays 6:30 with fellowship and dessert after worship. And on the third Wed. of the month we’ll gather before worship for supper! ADULT MINISTRIES: • ParentShare: Come and join other parents as we share the joys and challenges of parenting children of all ages. 9:15-10:15 on Sunday mornings. • Bible Bits: Go deeper in your study of the Bible for the sake of another. We will engage in conversation and study of the Bible while taking time to create a “gift Bible” for someone in your life. Think about a child, grand child, or God child that you might want to gift with a Bible filled with your thoughts and reflections about God’s powerful story • Courageous Men’s Group: Men of all ages from First meet weekly at 6am in the house on Fourth Ave for a time of fellowship and study. Contact Chad Schultz, Jim Sysimaki, or the church office for more information, or email • Coffee with Karyn: Open to all and meets at 6:30 am each Wednesday at the Onalaska Perkins. • ‘First’ Flyers: This cycling group is led by Pastor Ted Dewald and is for both men and women. Starts at 10am every Wednesday at First for a 10- to 15-mile bike ride, traveling at 10–15 mph. There will be a new route each week. If you have questions, call Pastor Ted at 780-3643. YOUTH MINISTRIES: • Little LEAPs: faith formation for 0-3 year olds and their parents will meet the second Sunday and the last Sunday of each month from 9:15-10:15 on Sunday mornings. • Nursery care: Children 4 and under are welcome to play in the nursery between services to enable parents to participate in programs This summer is an excellent time to try new things and take a break from routine. Mark you calendars now to experience one of these great ministries and invite a friend! All are welcome to dive deeper into relationship with our loving Savior!

Summer Programming Insert 2014  

Summer gets busy… join us at 6:30pm on Weds for worship & fellowship thru out the summer!

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