Circuit Reformation Convocation

Our Circuit is hosting convocations throughout 2017, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  Each event will include a free meal and free babysitting.  If you would like to bring a dish to share, it would be well received.

The next convocation is…

Sunday, September 24, 4:00-5:30 PM

Trinity Lutheran Church
322 Main St.
McFarland, KS 66501

 Lecture – 95 Theses
Presenter – Rev. Michael J. Schmidt

Lecture – 4:00 PM
Dinner – 5:30 PM

New Member Class

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Our New Member Class, also known as our Inquirer’s Class, is taught twice a year by our Pastor Schmidt.  There are six sessions, each lasting 90 minutes.

We will meet on Sundays, 2:00-3:30 PM, in the Fireside Room.  We will meet on August 27, September 10, October 1, October 22, November 5, and November 12.  Please RSVP with Pastor Schmidt or the church office.

Videos from God Connect will also be part of the class.  To watch the videos online, click on God Connects.

Riley County Parade & Fair

We are in the Riley County Parade – July 27.
Will you walk in the parade with us?
You can sign up in the church narthex.
It’s a good idea to bring candy to distribute to children on the parade route.
Meet in the Dillard’s Parking Lot, on the north side of the mall,
on Thursday, July 27th, between 5:00 and 5:30 PM.
The parade starts at 6:00 PM.

We will also have a booth at the Fair at CiCo Park.
Christ Lutheran of Manhattan will staff the booth on Thursday and Friday.
St. Luke’s will staff the booth on SaturdaySunday, and Monday from 5:00 PM till 9:00 PM.
We are asking people to serve 2 hour shifts.
You can sign up in the church narthex.
We will be passing out stadium cups, magnets, and pencils.

This is a picture of the banner that will be in the parade and at the fair booth.

Honoring our Military

We will be honoring our military and all those who have served, past and present, at our worship services on July 1 and 2, 2017.

To our military men and women: Please wear your uniform in accordance with your branches’ policies for uniform wear.  If you are unable to wear your uniform, we encourage you to wear something that symbolizes your service to our country.

To our non-military men and women:  Please wear something red, white, and blue.

Habitat for Humanity Thrivent Build

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Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9:00 AM-1:00 PMish, lunch provided

We will meet at the Habitat for Humanity home:

1026 Yuma Street
Manhattan, KS  66502

We are looking for willing workers that day.
No previous construction experience or expertise is required.
If you plan to participate, it would be helpful
if you would please call the church office
(785) 539-2604
by Tuesday, May 9.
Thanks.

Ash Wednesday / Lent 2017

 Lent is a season of penitence, reflection, prayer, and catechesis.  Lent is 40 days long, but does not include Sundays.  It begins with Ash Wednesday on March 1, 2017.  For more information about Lent, please click on Worship/Congregational Life – Church Year.

Every Wednesday during the Lenten season we have a midweek worship service at 7:30 PM.

For our Ash Wednesday service, we also have the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion.

The sermon theme for the 2017 Lenten Midweek Services will be the 10 Commandments.  We will cover them in reverse order.

Pancake Supper 2017

St. LUKE’S ANNUAL

LLL PANCAKE SUPPER

Feb. 12th, 2017

 4:30 – 6:30 PM

A freewill offering helps support Kansas LCMS students attending a LCMS synodical school or seminary preparing for full time church work.   The many Kansas LLL pancake and soup suppers helped provide over $28,000 shared by 20 Kansas students this school year.