Bulletin Announcements

Fall Legacy Builders Group Event

Come and join us for a picnic/bonfire at Denny and Nancy Veldhuisen’s home (3333 County Rd. 11, Cottonwood) on Saturday evening, October 10th, 6pm.  Please bring a potluck dish to share. You are welcome to become part of this group if you/spouse is over 50.  Please note this age change.  Contact Don or Marian Fischer for more information:  507-532-4419

Ministry Opportunity – SNACKS!

What is a great way to serve the Youth Ministry?…feed them!  We are asking for 3 individuals or families, per Wednesday night, to sign-up to bring a snack.  Please have snacks to the church by 7:30pm Wednesday evenings.  Please bring snacks for 24-30 students.  Contact Gail Gregoire for more information.

REAL Moms..REAL Jesus

A book study/Bible study for moms will be starting THIS THURSDAY, September 17th at 7:30pm and will meet every other Thursday after that.  REAL Moms..REAL Jesus by Jill Savage.  Have you ever felt alone? Maybe you’ve convinced yourself that “nobody’s ever felt this way before.” Have you longed for a friend who understands? Every mom has experienced those feelings and more. She’s felt isolated, alone, weary, and overwhelmed. But the truth is you are not alone. By turning the pages of this book you’ll meet friends who understand. Please email or call Amanda Podratz to let her know if you plan on coming: japodratz@gmail.com or 507-829-1683.

Moms in Prayer 

Moms in Prayer is a prayer ministry for moms with children in the public school.  We meet every Monday morning from  8:15-9:15am at the home of Gail Gregoire (22 Front St.  Cottonwood).  No Need to Sign-up…Just feel free to join us!  Questions?  Contact Gail @ 507-530-4772.

Men’s Fraternity

The men of Swan Lake are invited to a Men’s Fraternity Bible Study on Saturdays at 7am beginning September 12th.  Breakfast will be served!  Teenage boys/sons would also greatly benefit from this study.  Visit mensfraternity.com for more information or contact Rick Myhre @ 530-4692.

Women’s Book Study 

 Are you living with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul?  Women are invited to study The Best Yes:  Making wise decisions in the midst of endless demands by Lysa Terkheurst.  We meet Monday evenings @ 7pm.  Contact Mendy Lange 507-829-5021 or Sherry Smith 320-841-7020.  Study Guide is $9.

Building Fund

We have good news regarding our building remodel!  The remaining funds needed to continue on with the project have been pledged, as well as funds to cover the monthly payment on the borrowed amount.  Remodel is scheduled for this winter.  Feel free to continue to contribute to the building fund as this will help reduce the overall borrowed amount.