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Announcements: •PASTOR NATE’S 2012 VISITA-THON: Pastor Nate wants to visit you, in your home, and hear from you (yes, you!) about your passions, your hobbies, your hopes and dreams for our church. Please sign-up outside the Stowell Lounge and Pastor Nate will contact you during the week to set up a time for a home visit. • The book/film club will meet at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, May 1 to discuss Dorothy M. Johnson’s short story, “A Man Called Horse.” We will also view a good film version of that story. A light supper, beverage, and dessert will be served. All are welcome! •COFFEE HOURS: Volunteers are needed to host coffee hours. It’s fun and easy to sign up. You can go to the Parkside website to

see the current schedule and sign up for coffee hour online! This is a great opportunity to try out a new recipe or bring an old favorite. •Parkside is looking for representatives from the congregation to attend the Synod assembly in Rochester on June 8th and 9th. Speak with Pastor Nate if you are interested.

Upcoming Events: - 100th Anniversary Celebration Dinner, 5pm on 5/5/12 - 100th Anniversary Confirmation Camp Reunion, following worship on Sunday May 6th

This Easter Season at Parkside we are going to take part in a Resurrection project, working together to see the ways that God uses us to bring new life. This year’s Resurrection Project will be putting together Personal Care Kits as a part of a project facilitated by Lutheran World Relief. Over the next 6 weeks please bring in any of the following items and leave them in the Narthex (there will be a display): --light-weight bath-size towel (maximum 52” X 27”), --bath-size bars (4 to 5 oz.) of soap, any brand, in original wrapping --adult-size toothbrush in its original packaging* --sturdy comb, remove packaging --metal nail clippers (attached file optional), remove packaging --2.65 (the cost to ship one of these care kits to Western Africa) On Pentecost Sunday, after church, we will assemble these kits and send them to Lutheran World Relief who will then send them to those in need around the world. For more information check the bulletin boards!

Calendar Monday April 23rd: 9am-2pm Secretary Justine 1pm-5pm Pastor Nate ----------8pm Al Anon

Tuesday April 24th: 2pm-4pm Pastor Nate 10am-2pm Sexton Jim ----------7:00pm Boy Scouts 7:30pm -8:30p Yoga

Wednesday April 25th: 9am-2pm Secretary Justine 10am-2pm Sexton Jim 1pm-5pm Pastor Nate ----------6:00pm Bible Study 6:30pm AA

Thursday April 26th: 10am-2pm Sexton Jim 1pm-5pm Pastor Nate ------------

Friday April 27th: 9am-2pm Secretary Justine

Saturday April 28th: 9:00am -1:00pm Food Pantry 10am AA Cleaning Day 10:00 am

Parkside’s 100th Anniversary Celebration dinner will be held on May 5th and the reunion picnic will be on May 6th. If you have not yet received information by mail, or if you know of someone who would be interested in receiving information, please contact either the church office at 716-836-1361 or email us at or contact Carolyn Koons at 716-564-0522.

This Week at Parkside April 22  

Weekly News from Parkside Lutheran Church for the week of April 22

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