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Special Thanks

• To the Fellowship Team for hosting the first Potluck Dinner of the year. Special thanks to Cindy Lopez and Terry Sdun for coordinating.

• To Mike and Jane Spalding for helping to assemble the first stewardship mailing.

• To Brett and Jennifer Dimmer for purchasing a new handheld digital microphone for the church sanctuary.

• To Brayden Thompson and his family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday mornings, October 29 and November 5.

• To Brady Fleishmann and his family for providing Nursery Care on Sunday morning, October 22.

• To Bruce Laabs for faithfully cleaning and organizing the sanctuary pew racks each and every week.

• To Jim Schmit for delivering our weekly contributions to the Port Washington Food Pantry.

• To Annette Stimac for organizing the Children’s Activity Bags in the church sanctuary.


• To Bentley Jordan Meeuwsen, son of Leah Mendini and Tyler Meeuwsen, and great-grandson of Dolly Meeuwsen, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, October 22.

• To Asher Wayne Schlereth, son of Karen and David, who was baptized into the Christian faith on Sunday, October 15.

• To Louis Bertoni and Tom Keagy who participated in the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. on Saturday, October 14.

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January 11, 2017


We are planning to set up the Christmas Tree Lot this coming Saturday morning, November 11, starting at 8:00. If you are able, please bring your work gloves and come lend a hand.


Our Church School meets one Sunday each month at 10:00. We also celebrate a Family Service each month at 10:00. All children 4K through 7th grade are invited to participate. The next Church School Sunday is this coming Sunday, November 12. Church School Schedule


Our annual Stewardship Campaign is now underway. Members and friends of the church are asked to make a formal pledge to support the church financially in the year to come. Please visit our Stewardship Page for more information or to complete the online pledge form.


Our annual Fall Congregational Meeting has been scheduled for this coming Sunday morning, November 12, immediately following the 10:00 service. The only item of business is the presentation of the proposed 2018 Church Budget. Remember, we don’t vote to approve the budget until our Winter Congregational Meeting at the end of January.


On Sunday morning, November 5, we welcomed new members into our community of faith – Bill Bond, Terry McManus, Don Sorlie, Ryan and Tristina Timm (Sullivan and Tallula), and Chris and Melissa Wach. Please give them a hearty welcome.


The Winter Farmers Market is now being hosted by Port Washington Main Street. They will hold their first Winter Market of the season on Saturday, November 18, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., in our Fellowship Hall. The market offers an opportunity for local farmers and artisans to sell produce, meats, cheese, etc.


Our annual Christmas tree sale begins the Friday following Thanksgiving and runs through Christmas Eve. We sell the finest quality trees all grown in Wisconsin! Once again, everyone is invited to help sell trees. Please sign-up online.


Many of you have received a set of color postcards to remind you of our church programs and services.  Please feel free to pass them on to neighbors or friends or share them on your Facebook page or other social media.  Additional copies are available in the church office.


Each Sunday morning during the 10:00 service, we provide a nursery for children newborn through 4-years-old. Care is provided by our 8th grade Confirmation students and their families. Parents are required to register their children, and to sign their children in and out of the nursery. We want to do our very best to make the nursery a safe and secure environment.


Each Wednesday at Noon, you are invited to meet Jeff at church for lunch and Bible study. The group always takes time to visit before reflecting upon the lectionary reading for the upcoming Sunday. Coffee is always provided, but please bring your own lunch.


Men in the church are invited to gather for breakfast every Thursday morning, at 8:00, at the Dockside Deli. The group often has fun considering a Question of the Day. If you are able, please come and join the conversation. 


A gentle yoga class is held in Fellowship Hall every Wednesday evening from 5:15 - 6:15. The cost is $10 per class. For more information, please contact Susan Niederfrank at


An AA Group meets at our church every Sunday afternoon at 3:00. For more information, please contact the church office.


We continue to offer a gluten-free option for receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion. The gluten-free communion bread is purchased commercially, and prepared separately, so that there is no chance of contact with our regular sourdough communion bread.


If you wonder what you missed, copies of last Sunday’s bulletin are always available on the literature rack in the church entryway and CDs of the service are always available in the church office.

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