HWP ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR May 4, 2014 PRAYER LIST YM – Pearl Eye, Lowell Gustafson, Bruce Engel, Mary Ellen Anderson, Gene Oftedahl, Loie Dale, Merlin Gustafson, Tami Timm, Joan Oftedahl, Hayden Fry A – Lois Faller B – Helen Steuland, Allan Isaacs SH – SL – Community – Dan Bazis, Jerome Timm, Cindy Buyert, Duane Severson, LaVern Johnson + Please let our church secretary or the pastors know of any change that should be made to the prayer list. PR DAVE’S OFFICE HOURS: Tuesdays: 10:30-11:30 am Bergen; 12:30-1:30 pm Augustana Wednesdays: 10:30-11:30 am St Lucas; 12:30-1:30 pm Yellow Medicine FALL WORSHIP TIMES: Yellow Medicine—10:30 am Bergen—9:00 am St. Lucas—10:30 am Augustana—10:30 am Swede Home—9 am May Preaching Schedule May 4 Swede Home,9/St. Lucas,10:30............................... David Wall Bergen,9/Augustana,10:30.......................................Roy Williams Yellow Medicine,10:30............................................ Steve Quist May 11 Swede Home,9/St. Lucas,10:30............................... Gwen Evens Bergen,9/Augustana,10:30..................................... David Wall Yellow Medicine,10:30.............................................Steve Quist May 18 Swede Home,9/St. Lucas,10:30............................... Steve Quist Bergen,9/Augustana,10:30......................................Gwen Evens Yellow Medicine,10:30.............................................David Wall May 25 All Parish at Yellow Medicine David Wall DAY CAMP REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! HWP’s Christian Day Camp takes place Monday-Thursday, June 23-26, 4:00-8:30 pm at YMLC. Shetek Lutheran Ministries will again share their gifts of music, arts & crafts, games, Bible study and skits. Registration costs are paid from Parish Youth Ministry Fund but contributions are welcome! Registration forms are available in the church bulletins, or in your church entry. Please register by June 1, so Shetek knows how many staff to send! Everyone is welcome to attend the closing program on Thursday, June 26, 7:00 pm in YMLC’s sanctuary, followed by an ice cream social downstairs. DAY CAMP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Parish members are needed to make Day Camp possible. Please contact Angie Thostenson at 507-766-0909 or email@example.com if you can help with: Adults & youth to help Shetek staff in small groups Kitchen staff to prepare kid-friendly meals Dessert contributions for S-M-T-W suppers Host for Shetek staff The ELCA Youth Gathering for high school-age youth takes place every three years and is about faith formation, worship, study, fellowship, service and play.It is an opportunity for youth to engage in worship and fellowship with peers from across the United States and the world who share a common commitment and faith in Christ. The next Youth Gathering will be held July 15-19, 2015, in Detroit, Mich. There will be an informational meeting for interested students (this year grades 7-12) and their parents on Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 pm at Granite Falls Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. The 2015 trip will be in conjunction with Clarkfield and Granite Falls Lutheran churches. This meeting will cover some basic information about the trip, get a count of interested youth and try to answer any questions you have at this time. Please contact Carrie Jeseritz if you cannot attend this meeting and your child would like to go on the trip. 507-829-2528. NEWSLETTER DEADLINE is Tuesday, May 20. Submit information or articles to Jessica Stolen-Jacobson at firstname.lastname@example.org. NEWSLETTER ASSEMBLY is May, 27 at 9:00 am in the Yellow Medicine Lutheran fellowship hall. Good conversation and treats provided. NEXT HWP COUNCIL MEETING will be on June 10th at 7 pm at Yellow Medicine Lutheran. CALL COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVES: Synod Minister: Rev. Andrea DegrootNesdahl Support for call process:Carla Klawitter Interim Pastor: Pr. David Wall, Augustana: Julie Schlenner, Jolene Johnson, Vicky Willander Bergen: David Kvam, Donna Krueger, Matt Danielson Swede Home: Sharon Gaffney, Chuck Gaffney, Jamie Anderson St. Lucas: Chery Stensrud, Shannon Lenz, Andrew Lenz Yellow Medicine: Donna Ricke, Robert Ricke, and Joshua Brusven *Please keep them in your prayers as they work together through the call process. NEW COOKBOOKS AVAILABLE: Is your church cookbook worn out, splattered with various ingredients, missing a cover or pages? You are in luck, for the newly reprinted Favorite Recipes of Yellow Medicine Lutheran cookbook is now available. This is a joint fundraiser between the Yellow Medicine Lutheran and their WELCA. Cookbooks are $10.00. Please contact Cindy Eye if you would like to purchase one. (507) 768-3547 or email@example.com Memory Loss Support Group offers understanding of memory loss, coping skills, educating caregivers, and information on additional resources. It is open to everyone at no cost Wednesdays from 9:30-11:00 am at the Courtyard Café at Avera Marshall, 300 S. Bruce St. Refreshments are available, come when you can. Marshall Area Dementia Awareness Network is putting on a community dementia event at Boulder Estates on Wednesday, April 23 at 2:00 p.m. The Alzheimer’s Association has hired a new local representative and we would like to introduce her to the community. Her name is Jenna Herbig and she will also be doing a presentation on the Basics of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. After the presentation, they will be offering tours of the new Boulder Creek Assisted Living Memory Care. Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, a peer ministry support group for widowed, separated and divorced people is offering a Weekend Retreat - "A Path to Healing" - A weekend providing an individual with the opportunity to encounter self and to grow with a purpose to achieve inner peace. The experience is to help close the door gently on the past and move on with renewed hope and purpose. The weekend retreat will be held at Shetek Lutheran Ministries and is scheduled for April 25-27th. Early registrations are encouraged. Please contact Anna H. at 507-5302639 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kevin A. at 507-227-1116 or email@example.com, or Tammy B. at 507-227-1625 or firstname.lastname@example.org Beginning Experience of Southwest Minnesota, a peer ministry support group for widowed, separated and divorced people is offering its Level I Series for eight weeks beginning April 28, 2014. The Monday night sessions begin at 7:00 P.M. at the First Lutheran Church on Church and “A” Street in Marshall, MN. Registration is held the first two Monday nights starting at 6:30 P.M. Registration is then closed for that session. The support group is open to people of all denominations. There is a $60 fee to cover the cost of materials. This series is designed for those wishing to work through the grieving process following the loss of a loved one through death, divorce or separation. All dialogue is confidential and facilitators are trained\individuals who have suffered a similar loss. If you wish to pre-register or have other questions concerning level participation, contact Anna H. at 507-530-2639 or email@example.com, or Kevin A. at 507-227-1116 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Tammy B. at 507-227-1625 or email@example.com Shetek Lutheran Ministries 28th Annual Quilt Auction Fundraiser will be Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 10:45 am at the SLM Activity Center. "LIKE" HEALING WATERS PARISH at http://www.facebook.com/pages/HealingWaters-Parish/155507091143223?fref=ts Get the latest parish news and photos by "liking" HWP's Facebook page! THERE IS A DIGITAL PROJECTOR owned by Healing Waters Parish, and if your congregation would like to use it, you can check it out by contacting Angie Thostenson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. ANNOUNCEMENTS for the benefit of the whole parish and for questions or requests about worship leader rotation, contact our support staff person, Angie Thostenson at email@example.com or 507-766-0909. RECEIVE THE NEWSLETTER ELECTRONICALLY – if you would prefer to read the newsletter online (and save printing and mailing costs), please email firstname.lastname@example.org.