YOUTH GROUP
Sr High Youth group is not meeting tonight. Kids are encouraged to attend Octoberfest to help with the children activities. Jr High Youth Group is meeting again this week on Wednesday at 6:00pm.

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
All Sunday School Families (preschool-Grade 6) need to complete a participation survey for this year’s Christmas program. We have paper copies or an online option. The Children’s Christmas Program will be held Sunday, December 18th during the 10:30 service. Get involved, here are our needs: Pianist (for traditional songs), Staging, Lighting, Costumes / Props

OCTOBERFEST / FALL FESTIVAL
Join us at for our Fall Festival! TODAY - October 30th, 4:00pm to 7:00pm We will be serving German food and also kid-friendly food. There will be entertainment for all ages: games, crafts, treats, and a car show. Bring your classic car or any vehicle that you want to show off! Also, bring your outdoor yard games.

POINSETTIAS
Traditionally our church has been decorated during the Advent Season with poinsettias in memory or honor of loved ones. Order forms can be found in the narthex & on our website. Cost is $14 and orders due Nov 13.

THANKSGIVING DECORATIONS
We are looking for fall/harvest related items that can be used to decorate the altar area for Thanksgiving. Examples include but not limited to: cornstalks, squash, ornamental corn, harvest wheat etc. Let us know if you have something to donate so that we can coordinate.

CARE PACKAGES
We are looking for volunteers to put together care packages for our college age students. Let us know if this is something you would like to help with.

FIRST COMMUNION CLASS
Children (and anyone) interested in learning more about the Sacrament of Holy Communion are encouraged to attend a one-day First Communion Class. The actual celebration of First Communion will be scheduled based on families’ schedules. Class is scheduled for November 19th 9am-noon.

MISSION TRIP TO GUATEMALA
We are having an informational meeting to learn more about a mission trip opportunity to Guatemala. If you are interested in going, but unable to attend this meeting talk to Pastor Brian and he will get you the information. Sunday, November 6 @ 9:30am in the narthex.

RIVER OF LIFE – WHO WE ARE
Come learn more about River of LIFE, our history, our beliefs and our future. Sunday, November 20th @ 9:30am.