Serve & Give!
1st Sunday of each month: non-perishable donations for Watonwan County Food Shelf (please be mindful of expiration dates. Thank you!)
Last Sunday of each month: loose offering into the Mission Fund of each congregation
South African Church Build
The Watonwan River Conference has committed to contribute 80% of the construction costs to build a new church building in eTholeni, South Africa. The goal is to raise $36,000 from the Watonwan River Conference toward construction.
· Zion council intends to raise an amount greater than $500 toward this endeavor. An offering plate will be in the narthex during the month of April if you are moved to contribute.
· St Olaf Council intends to contribute $1000 toward this goal from the congregation. If you moved to contribute, envelopes are available & contributions will be accepted through May.
Thanksgiving Eve Offering
Christmas Envelope Offering
Regular offering reminder
Your regular offering checks/envelopes can be placed in the plate @ either worship service. The treasurers do forward between congregations.
ELCA Good Gifts
If you are looking for a unique gift for the person who has everything, check out the 'Good Gifts' catalog by clicking the photo to the left. A few print catalogs are also available in each narthex.
Our regular benevolence covers LDR's administrative costs. All donations go directly to disaster recovery.
Envelopes are available in each narthex & can be forwarded by the church treasurers if anyone wishes to contribute to any of the many disasters to which LDR responds.
Global Mission Sponsorship
St Olaf & Zion both sponsor Rev. Dr. Elisabeth Johnson through the Global Mission Institute. She serves as a seminary professor at the Lutheran Institute of Theology in Meigana, Cameroon.
Elisabeth shares her musings in her blog @ www.camerooniangrace.wordpress.com
her latest newsletter below ...