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Calendar for the Coming Week of Feb 3rd, 2019

Mon. & Thurs. ………………..1 pm Quilting

Sunday, Feb. 10th.…….........  9:30 a.m.  Worship

                                             4:30 pm Mission Knitters

Announcements for the Week of Feb. 3rd, 2019  

~ Annual Meeting & Potluck will be held TODAY after worship. If you are a visitor, please feel free to stay and share a meal with us!

~Reminders are in the narthex, please pick up your copy.

~Annual Reports are available in the Narthex.  Please pick up your copy.

~Mission Knitters will meet Feb. 10th at 4:30p.m. in the Fireside room.

~2 Hour Delay Café – Wed., Feb. 13th  – 8am – 10am.  Please sign up on the Fellowship Boards if you are able to donate your time or food items!

~Valentines Party at the West Wind Village will be on Wednesday, Feb.13th  at 2:15 p.m. Please come and join us.  Any questions please contact Llea Anderson.

~February’s free Morris Community Meal – Sponsored by the Federated Church, will be served on Monday, February 25th from 5:30-7:00pm at Faith Lutheran Church.  We need your help in preparing, setting up, serving and cleaning up!  There are opportunities both Sunday the 24th as well as Monday the 25th.  If you are able to help out, PLEASE SIGN UP on the board in the fellowship hall!  Thank you!

~Bridges of Hope, a support group for those grieving the death of a loved one, will begin February 18 and meet through March 26. Sessions will be held Monday evenings 6:30-8:00 p.m. and Tuesdays mornings, 10:00-11:30 a.m.; the content will be the same on Monday and Tuesday each week.  The support group will meet at Pedersen Funeral Home. For questions or to register, call the funeral home at 320-589-3220. You are welcome to attend any or all sessions even if you did not register. Please call me if you have any questions, 320-589-2817. Thank you!!

Celebrating Mission and Life at Federated Church!

Micro-grants available    Mission & Social Action Committee has funds available to support a favorite cause or kick-start a project to serve the community or indeed the world!  How do you want to change the world?  Grants will be small, but can make a genuine difference.  Forms are available in the church narthex or office.  Contact chairperson Brent Gausman with any questions.  To date, two micro-grant has been awarded, one to the Westras for their work on our behalf in Zimbabwe and a second to Habitat for Humanity International for a church building project in El Salvador.  A third micro-grant will cover the cost of renting the documentary "Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth," to be shown in October 2013 (watch for news about that)!

Pastoral Care Discretionary Fund   The Council approved the establishment of a small fund for use primarily for unmet needs within the church family (broadly defined).  Amounts given are limited, but can provide necessary help when persons find themselves in need.  If you or someone you know within the wide scope of Federated's family, the pastor is the person to approach.  Thank you to many of you who choose to provide for this Fund; it is already being used and having an impact.

Words of Appreciation

On behalf of the Office of Community Engagement, thank you for your donation of desserts. Your generous contribution helped to support our 6th annual Bread 'N Bowl fundraiser which raised awareness about violence and poverty in our community. We had over 150 community members attend the event, and raised over $1,600 that was donated to three area nonprofits: Someplace Safe, the Prairie Renaissance Cultural Alliance and the Stevens County Food Shelf.

Minnesota Conference Of United Church of Christ: Your gifts to Our Church's Wider Mission have made such a difference in the lives of people in the wider church and around the world. Your gifts in each of the UCC special offerings are significant and especially so in OCWM. Thank you for your faithfulness to the mission we hold in common. We wish you all good in this church year. We pray God's blessing on each of your congregations.

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