PRAYERS REQUESTED FOR: *THOSE WHO ARE ILL OR HOSPITALIZED: Monica Campbell; Dennis Johnson (Wally Kempfert’s relative); Orlyn Johnson; Manley Kirby; Roger Klinghagen (Lorraine Kracke’s brother-in-law); Joann Negstad (Mary Negstad’s sister-in-law); Amy Pedersen; Dorothy VanHoorn (Lori Rice’s sister) *THOSE WHO ARE HOMEBOUND: Ruth Lindsey; Bruce & Donna Neyhart; Harold Widvey *THOSE ACTIVATED FOR MILITARY SERVICE: Matt Thorn
Weekly Announcements from the UPDATE
Adult Sunday School meets in the Meeting Room each Sunday from 9:45-10:45am. They will finish the year with Animate: Practices.
Ascension is invited to worship at St. Dysmas on Thursday, May 17. If you wish to attend, please sign up on the kiosk and take a packet of forms, to be completed and returned to the Ascension office by April 26.
Noisy Offering Notes: During the Offertory Song the ushers will bring the Noisy Offering bucket forward and at that time you are welcome to drop your coins in the pail. April offerings will be added to the Sunday School offerings for the NeSoDak Shoreline Campaign.
Silent Auction: As a fundraiser for the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering, the Houston Crew is sponsoring a Silent Auction. If you have items - or services - to donate, please bring them to the office by April 11. The Auction will be held April 21-22 & 28-29. Bid early & bid often! More information is on the table in the Gathering Area.
Would you consider providing flowers for worship services? Please see the flower chart on the kiosk bulletin board for available weekends and sign up there. Complete the yellow flower donation card and return it to the office. Thank you for enhancing our worship services in this way!
Middle School Youth - Sky Zone Event - Sunday, April 22 Details: Meet at Ascension at 1:00pm. Jumping in Sioux Falls at the Sky Zone will be from 2:30–4:30pm. The cost for this event is $10.00 per Ascension member/$16.00 for non-members and $2.00 for jump socks. If you already have jump socks be sure to bring them. Checks can be made to Ascension. Bring a friend too! Important: All of the attendees need to have a waiver completed and submitted electronically before April 17. Waivers are available at www.skyzone.com/siouxfalls. Sign up at the kiosk or e-mail Sarah Smith at email@example.com if you plan to attend. Parents, let Sarah know if you are willing to drive.
Monthly Council minutes are available on the Ascension website. To access them, go to www.ascensionbrookings.org, then About Ascension, then Council & Boards. Click on Council Minutes. Use the login “firstname.lastname@example.org” and password “ascension” to access the page.
Mark your calendars for this year’s SHOWCASE OF TALENTS! The Houston Youth Gathering Crew and Peer Ministers will be sponsoring this annual talent show on Sunday, April 29, at 7:00pm. We’ll serve a pasta dinner beginning at 6:00pm. Proceeds from the dinner & show will go toward the 2018 Youth Gathering trip. Dust off your instruments or put together a skit with some friends and start practicing! More information is on the table in the Gathering Area.
Feeding Brookings “item” of the Month: In April, Feeding Brookings is requesting donations of laundry detergent to distribute as an additional hygiene item along with toilet paper, toothpaste, bar soap and shampoo.
Caring Meals for Others: Homemade meals are in the kitchen freezer, ready to be picked up. Meals serve 2-4 people. Please take what you need to feed those for whom you care.
Ascension Lutheran Church. 2030 Third Street. Brookings. South Dakota. 57006. Phone: 605.692.6565. Email: email@example.com. Fax: 605.692.6808.