Can You Help?
envelops and statements are available in the narthex. Please
provide you current email address to the church office.
Social Justice Committee
Matthew 25 inspires the congregation to engage in service and social
justice ministries. To strengthen the congregation’s involvement in service
and social justice ministries. Provide opportunities for members to
express their faith by responding to the needs of others. Work with
other congregations or faith-based organizations to implement programs that
serve the needs of others, while deepening the faith and life experience of
the volunteers. (LSS, Safe Haven, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels,
Union Gospel Mission, and various CHUM programs including Food Shelf, Steve
O’Neil Apartments, Drop-In Center, etc.)
If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact the
office or any council member.
75th Anniversary Celebration
Please plan to attend
our 75th Anniversary Celebration on October 1 at the AAD Shriners Center at
5152 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown. The celebration will begin with a
Social time at 4 p.m. and a catered dinner at 4:30 p.m., with a program to
follow. The menu: Prime Rib Roast Pork, Black Angus Roast Beef, Champagne
Chicken, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, California Blend Vegetables,
Bacon-glazed Green Beans, Fresh Garden Salad, Vegetarian Lasagna, Rolls,
Coffee, Punch, and Cupcakes. A cash bar will also be available. Cost for the
meal is: $15/Adults, $7.50/ages 7-12, and free for ages 6 & under. There
will be a sign-up table in the narthex beginning on September 10 or you can
send in a slip with the names of those attending and a check to Concordia
Lutheran Church. If cost is an issue please contact Pastor Jeff as
there will be some help available.
ELCA’S Young Adult in Global Mission-Lars Anderson
Support Lar's mission to the Holy Land for 2017-2018. Find
out more about this opportunity and donate at
his ELCA web page.
Stations of the Cross
View Slide Show (mp4 format)
(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
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
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
Serving Coffee for a Good Cause -
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