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We are cancelling practice for Sunday School for tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 17th due to the weather. Instead we are asking that Sunday School participants come early- 8am on Sunday for practice.
Due to the winter weather our Loaves and Fishes breakfast is cancelled for this Saturday, December 17th
Chili Cook Off and Jamaica Q&A! After worship Sunday, Oct 23rd the middle & high school youth are organizing a Chili Cook Off with donations to be given for the Jamaica Mission Trip. We welcome Chili Donations (Sign up on Office Bulletin Board)
Jill Kolodziej from the Board of World Mission will join us for our Q&A. Join us to learn more about the work to be done in Jamaica, cost, fundraisers and if you are not feeling led to go ways you can help from home.
Saturday, October 15th from 2pm-4pm for children, youth and adults of all ages.
Face painting, Pumpkin carving, Snacks, Pumpkin Bowling…
JOSHUA’s 12th Annual Banquet “Dare to Be…” The banquet will be held on Friday, November 4th at Gather on Broadway (139 N. Broadway, Green Bay). Doors will open at 5:30pm with cash bar, silent auction and clergy cake off! Following our dinner at 6:30pm the keynote speaker Jesse Heffernan will take the floor. See Judy Winney or Pastor Marian for tickets. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time.
About the Speaker: Jesse Heffernan is a Recovery Coach & consultant with 15 years in long term recovery from substance use and mental health. As a Servant Leader, Program Director and Community Net worker he works to create a meaningful and positive change through innovative solutions to complex community and individual needs. In his previous business, Helios Recovery he has trained over 90 coaches statewide in WI. He recently became the Director of the Iris Place, a mental health respite center in Appleton, WI. It is his belief that Recovery is a process of moving from surviving to thriving as a whole person.
Mental Health Task force meets at West Moravian at 6:30pm on Thursday, October 6th.
ROC Brown County (prison reform) meets at West Moravian at 5:30pm on Thurs, Oct. 27th
JOSHUA Religious Leaders meet at 12pm Thursday, October 6th at DarJune Café
The group is planning an ‘Advent Ladies’ event on Saturday, November 19th from 2pm-4pm. The afternoon will feature community, refreshments and many of the Moravian Advent and Christmas customs. All women are invited to attend and invite other ladies to from outside the congregation.
The next meeting for the Crafter and Caring group is Thursday, October 13th at 6pm.
The Choir meets on Wednesdays at 6:45pm. New members are always welcome. We will be preparing a Cantata for the Advent season. We welcome seasonal singers who would like sing just for the Advent/Christmas season.
Hand Bells meet Wednesdays at 6pm. New members are always welcome. Hand Bells and Choir are led by Jason Pues
Children’s Choir practices at the opening of Sunday School Sundays at 10:15am and is led by Karen Wolter and Joy Hicks.
Children’s Chime Choir practices after Sunday School at 11:15am and is led by Jaymee Srenaski and Marley Raab.
Bible Studies and Discussion Groups
Wednesday Mornings All are invited to a time for prayer, discussion and Bible Study on Wednesday mornings from 9:30am-11am. We are beginning to read C.S. Lewis’ “The Screwtape Letters”.
Adult Sunday Morning Bible Group This group meets at 10:15am during the Sunday School hour. This is for adults of all ages to share in discussion and study. For Parents and Grandparents, this can be a great way to grow your faith while children are in Sunday school classes. The focus is on the Gospel of Luke.
We have date set for a trip to Jamaica Saturday, June 24th through Saturday, July 1st, 2017. Approximately 10-15 people can attend on this trip and will stay at the Moravian Camp in Jamaica. The purpose is to build relationships with wider Moravian community and help with repair and painting work. The cost will be about $1200-$1500 (not including passport) to go and fundraisers will be happening throughout the year to help defray some costs.
First Fundraiser and Learn More about the Trip
The youth are organizing and invite you to a make a donation and enjoy some chili after worship on Sunday, October 23rd. We are working with a staff member from the Board of World Mission, Jill Kolodziej, to help organize this trip. She will be here to speak with us more about the trip after worship on Sunday, October 23rd. If you are interested, please come this Sunday and hear more! You can also bring any questions to Tiffany Sadler, Courtney Bauder or Pastor Marian.
Loaves and Fishes
We continue to share food and fellowship the fourth Saturday of the month from 8am-10am. Breakfast will be held on Saturday, October 22nd. In addition to feeding hungry stomachs, our ministry is dedicated to showing our guests warmth and hospitality while providing a place of fellowship. If you are interested in volunteering at an upcoming breakfast please contact Patty Jahnke at #680-1733 or PJahnke14@yahoo.com
Meal at NEW Community Shelter
Every other month we serve a meal at NEW Community Shelter. The next meal will be shared Sunday, October 16th at 4:30pm. We need servers at 4:30pm and food brought for the meal. Items for donation to the meal can be brought to the shelter at 4:30pm or to morning worship that day. A sign up sheet and information table is in the narthex. If interested in volunteering or have more questions contact Tarra Bruckner or Lisa and Gregg Belonger.