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Friendly 411 Weekly February 15, 2018

02.15.18 | Weekly 411 | by Various Authors

    Friendly 411 Weekly-February 15, 2018

      Miss Sunday worship or a DiscipleShift Class? Check out the sermons (both notes & audio), and DiscipleShift class notes on our church’s website at Follow the links under “Resources”.

     Congregational Vice-President Wayne Wierson is forming a committee to review our Constitution and By-Laws. If you are interested in being a part of this process, please contact him (515-290-6826)

     Women’s Breakfast—Our next breakfast is Saturday, February 24th at 9:30am. Our guest speaker is our own Nicole Morgan. She will tell us about the miracle that is her life. Please come hear her speak. For our potluck breakfast all the ladies with last names starting with A-M are asked to bring food.  Following the Women’s Breakfast, LWML will hold a brief meeting. For more information contact Gail Davis (208-996-9934).

     Choir Rehearsals begin this coming Monday, February 19th at 7:00 pm. The Choir will rehearse every Monday through Holy Week. There will be rehearsals also on Saturday, March 24th and Saturday, March 31st—time to be announced. For more information, contact Linda Hausch (208-941-4442).

     Friendship Celebration Preschool Invites you to Preschool Open House next Thursday, February 22nd 4:00 – 7:00 pm. We’re enrolling for our fall sessions. Call 208-288-2404 for more information.

     During Lutheran Hour Sunday at coffee time, the Spanish children's book, The Angel With Big Feet (El Angel Con Pies Grandes), will be available for "adoption. " Ten people sponsoring 10 books for $25 would create a "match" with the $250 Thrivent Action Team grant.  Local short-term mission teams will transport these books to Nichelle Dykema from New Plymouth, Idaho, LCMS newest missionary to Lima, Peru.  See Dottie Basye (author), Linda Varnes (illustrator), or Dale Bentley (Lutheran Hour Ministries Representative) for more information.

     Lenten Midweek Worship Soup Suppers-We continue to hold Soup Suppers on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm before the Worship service at 7:00pm. Please sign up to bring soups, breads, salads, and desserts at the Information Kiosk in the foyer.

    Summer Day Camps! It will be summer before you know it. Registration for summer day camps begins tomorrow, February 19th. The registration form is available on our church website and also in the foyer. This year we are offering an early-bird special of $15 off for each week your camper is signed up to attend IF you register before Monday, May 14th. The coupon must accompany the camper’s registration. The coupon is also available online.

     Want to LAFF? LAFF: Lutheran Adults for Fun and Fellowship. Organizers will divide those interested into groups of four to six people. Singles and couples welcome! Each single/couple hosts dinner once for their group and invites a guest single/couple of their choosing. Dates: Your group’s mutual choice – anytime during Spring 2018 Interested? Submit your name(s), phone number, and email address to the organizers, Alan and Kathy Hieb via: Printed form on the Information Kiosk at the church OR Email to with “LAFF” in the Subject Line. Let’s LAFF!

     A Helping Hand. An FCLC military wife and 2 kids are without their husband/dad until April while he is away for training.  If you would like to help by providing a meal or babysitting during this time, please contact Rachel Hubler, 208-559-2560 (text or call) or sign up for meals directly at this link: Thank you!

     Shopping at Choose Friendship Celebration Lutheran Church as your charity at and Amazon donates to Friendship Celebration Lutheran Church. #YouShopAmazonDonates.

     Don’t forget! We’ve signed up Friendship Celebration for the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program. You can help Friendship Celebration earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card! Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Friendship Celebration at You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number 85075. Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping Friendship Celebration earn a donation. Donations will be split 50-50 between the church and preschool. You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today. If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store. For more information, please visit: