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Your offering envelops and statements are available in the narthex.  Please provide you current email address to the church office. 

 Buy Stock in Puerto Rico Trip!

Five high school youth have committed to travel to Puerto Rico in July to participate in a YouthWorks mission trip.   Please support this wonderful opportunity by purchasing stock in the trip for $20 per stock.  Each stockholder will be invited to a post-trip stockholder dinner hosted by the students, a postcard from Puerto Rico and small souvenir.  Please contact these students for stock purchases.

ENGWALLS Hanging Flower Baske Sale

Concordia youth attending the July, 2017, YouthWorks Mission Trip to Puerto Rico will be selling coupons for beautiful Engwalls hanging flower baskets. Purchase a  coupon for $30.00 and take it to Engwalls between May 16-31 to pick out a hanging flower basket of your choice, valued at $37.99.  Coupons will be sold after church on   Sunday, April 30 and Sunday, May 7.  

Volunteer Opportunity
Concordia is looking for a couple of volunteers to enter the deposits and print the batch reports each week. It would be ideal if these persons had a financial background or aptitude in that area. The weekly commitment is less than one hour. You would share the duties with one other person. Please contact the church office at 218-728-4229, if you can help us in this area.  

Stations of the Cross   View Slide Show  (mp4 format)
Dale Burton (www.burtonforge.com) installed our new Stations of the Cross in 2013. Dale was commissioned by Concordia to design and construct these Stations, which are in keeping with our architecture and especially our crucifix. The cost of these new Stations has been covered by memorials and honoraria.

Can You Help?

Please contact the church office 728-4229 (unless a specific contact is listed), if you can help with any of the following ministries.

Meals-on-Wheels - Concordia Route
Volunteer in the Woodland area one or more days/month.  Help is needed  M-F beginning at 10:30 am.  Contact Peggy at 724-0837.

Shiny Paper Collection
You can drop off your shiny paper in the tall black garbage bins located outside, near the church office or behind the shed.

What can be collected...
• Magazines • Catalogs • Shiny newspaper inserts (examples: Target, Kohlʼs and JCP ads, etc.) • White paper (copy paper, etc.)

What is unacceptable...
• Newspapers • Garbage • Brown paper bags or plastic bags • Wet material • Envelopes with plastic windows • Colored paper • Plastic • Phone books

Inkjet Cartridge Recycling:  Youth Program Fundraiser
Bring your inkject cartidges (box in the fellowship hall) to church to recycle.  Your donations will be used to earn money for our youth programs.  No laser toner and no unused ink cartridges accepted.  The list of acceptable inkjet cartridges is found http://www.cartridgerecyclingcenter.com/

Prayer Shawls Needed
As a vital part of our ministry here at Concordia, we give prayer shawls to people who need prayers and support. We have patterns in the office for either knitting or crocheting. You can also use your own pattern. Shawls can be dropped off at the office.

Caring Ministries:  Visit members, send cards and help people to appointments.

Communion Bread Bakers Needed
Our standard practice for for the Lord's Supper will be using bread made by our members and wine poured from a common chalice.  If you would like to bake bread for an upcoming service, we have a sign up sheet and the recipe posted near the bathroom in the Narthex.  The recipe is also on the Luther Seminary website.

Serving Coffee for a Good Cause - Equal Exchange Coffee
Please help us support the ministry in sponsoring fair wages for small farmers around the world.  You can find out more about this effort or purchase coffee at http://www.equalexchange.coop/interfaith-program.

Last Updated:  April, 2017     Limitations & Policy