Congregation Survey
May
19
8:15 AM08:15

Congregation Survey

We are continuing to collect congregational surveys through 2 June to help our Call Committee create our congregation profile, which will then be used to match our church with potential pastoral candidates. Surveys are available in the Christian Life Center, and a copy is also in the May Tidings Newsletter. There is a box in the CLC “Call Committee Corner” for completed surveys, or give them to a committee member.

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Children's Church
May
19
8:15 AM08:15

Children's Church

Children’s Church occurs in the upper building on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at the same time as the 8:15am Sunday service.  It is intended for kids 4 years old through 3rd grade in our upper building.  They learn the same lessons and Gospel used in the Sunday services, and there is inspirational music and entertaining arts and crafts activities that keep the children interested.

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Backpack Food Sunday
May
19
8:15 AM08:15

Backpack Food Sunday

Today is Backpack Food Sunday. It is held the 3rd Sunday of each month and provides weekend meals for needy children at Edwins Elementary School.  Bring individually-packed nutritious food items to the lobby of the Christian Life Center.  A specific shopping list is available at the church, and monetary donations are also welcome so food items can be purchased.

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Worship with Communion
May
19
8:15 AM08:15

Worship with Communion

We celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion during our 8:15am and 11:00am services, and today our children will be singing at both services.  We invite all baptized Christians who believe that our Lord is truly present in His Body and Blood to join us at the altar to receive the bread and wine.  This service opens with confession and forgiveness, followed by hymns, Bible readings, a sermon, the Apostles Creed, and a congregational prayer.

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Sunday School
May
19
9:40 AM09:40

Sunday School

Sunday School is held today and each Sunday at 9:40am between services. Classes are available for all ages:  young children, older children, and adults.  Topical classes are also offered, including "The Bible in depth" and "Christian parenting." Our children will be singing at both services today.

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Confirmation Classes
May
19
9:45 AM09:45

Confirmation Classes

Confirmation Classes continue today at 9:45am in the CLC. Confirmation classes are intended for youth from 7th grade and above and meet every other Sunday from November through May.  This two-year program helps youth grow in their faith through the study of the scriptures and Luther's Catechism, concluding with the Rite of Affirmation of Baptism. Click on this event to learn more about Confirmation Classes.

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Eve Circle
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

Eve Circle

Eve Circle meets today, and all are welcome! Eve Circle is intended for all ages and specifically designed for the working woman.  We are a gathering of women of faith who gain spiritual and emotional strength through fellowship, bible study, and community service.  The group meets at circle members’ homes the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30pm. Come join us.

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Last Day of Sunday School
May
26
9:40 AM09:40

Last Day of Sunday School

Today at 9:40am is the last day of Sunday School for this current school year. Today during both services we will celebrate our acolytes and school graduates. We will also be having a group-wide event outside and in the Upper Building with refreshments, fun games, and grateful thanks to our Sunday School teachers and helpers. There will then be a recess from classes during the summer. We look forward to resuming Sunday School in the Fall.

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Memorial Day
May
27
1:00 AM01:00

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who have died in service to our country or as a result of injuries incurred during battle.  It was originally called “Decoration Day,” from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, and the event was first widely observed on 30 May 1868 to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers. Click on this event to learn more about Memorial Day.

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Mary Martha Quilters
May
27
9:00 AM09:00

Mary Martha Quilters

The quilters group meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 9am in the Upper Building for fun and fellowship as we create beautiful quilts that are donated to benefit Lutheran World Relief and other charitable organizations.  Come join this worthwhile endeavor. No prior quilting experience is needed!

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Ascension of Our Lord
May
30
1:00 AM01:00

Ascension of Our Lord

Today we celebrate The Ascension of Our Lord, which occurred 40 days after Jesus Christ rose from the dead on Easter and is the final act of our redemption that Christ began on Good Friday.  On this day, the risen Christ, as witnessed by His apostles, ascended into Heaven. When He ascended, He received all authority in heaven and on earth so that He can deliver to you what He has promised. Click on this event to learn more.

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Children's Church
Jun
2
8:15 AM08:15

Children's Church

Children’s Church occurs in the upper building on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at the same time as the 8:15am Sunday service.  It is intended for kids 4 years old through 3rd grade in our upper building.  They learn the same lessons and Gospel used in the Sunday services, and there is inspirational music and entertaining arts and crafts activities that keep the children interested.

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Worship with Communion
Jun
2
8:15 AM08:15

Worship with Communion

We celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion during our 8:15am and 11:00am services, and today our children will be singing at both services.  We invite all baptized Christians who believe that our Lord is truly present in His Body and Blood to join us at the altar to receive the bread and wine.  This service opens with confession and forgiveness, followed by hymns, Bible readings, a sermon, the Apostles Creed, and a congregational prayer.

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Confirmation Classes
Jun
2
9:45 AM09:45

Confirmation Classes

Confirmation Classes continue today at 9:45am in the CLC. Today is our second to last class, and we will be rehearsing for next week’s Rite of Affirmation of Baptism. Confirmation classes are intended for children from 7th grade and above.  This two-year program helps youth grow in their faith through the study of the scriptures and Luther's Catechism, concluding with the Rite of Affirmation of Baptism. Click on this event to learn more about Confirmation Classes.

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Vacation Bible School
Jun
3
5:30 PM17:30

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School starts today and runs from 3-7 June. VBS is a free event and includes a tasty meal. Food is served at 5:30pm, and the program runs from 6-8pm. This year we are using the interactive “Splash Canyon” program that helps kids discover that Jesus is by our side on life's wild ride. Children dive into five exciting Bible stories that show how God keeps His promises throughout the ups and downs of our lives. Register early. All are welcome! Click on this event to learn more. Register for VBS Here

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Ruth Circle
Jun
4
9:30 AM09:30

Ruth Circle

Ruth Circle meets today and the 1st Tuesday of each month at 9:30am for fun bible study and great fellowship (It meets one week later than normal this month because of the January 1st holiday).  Ruth Circle is intended for the non-working woman.  We use the “Together Magazine” and “Gather Magazine” provided by the Lutheran ministry for bible study on various topics. Come join us!

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Affirmation of Baptism
Jun
9
8:15 AM08:15

Affirmation of Baptism

We are excited to witness our recent Confirmation Class graduates who have enthusiastically decided to affirm their Baptisms. Dakota J., Keanu P., Kiara P., and Kierstin W. have completed two years of instruction in the Bible and Luther’s Small Catechism.  They wish to affirm their Baptisms through the rite of Confirmation, called Affirmation of Baptism.  This will take place today on Pentecost Sunday during the 8:15am service.  A reception will follow in the Christian Life Center. Click on this event to learn more.

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Deborah Circle
Jun
10
6:00 PM18:00

Deborah Circle

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Deborah Circle meets tonight. Called “Lil Debbies,” we combine prayer and informal bible study with a primary focus on fellowship and heartfelt discussions with other women of faith.  Deborah Circle meets the second Monday of each month at 6pm and is tailored for the woman who wants an evening out with Christian friends.

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Flag Day
Jun
14
1:00 AM01:00

Flag Day

Today we celebrate Flag Day. On 14 June 1777, the Second Continental Congress took a break from writing the Articles of Confederation and passed a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be 13 stripes, alternate red and white,” and that “the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially established June 14 as Flag Day. Click on this event to learn more.

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Church Council
Jun
20
6:30 PM18:30

Church Council

The HTLC Church Council meets tonight and the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm to discuss finances, committee activities, upcoming events, and other church business.  All congregation members and visitors are invited to attend.

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