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At the July 31 voter's meeting, Pastor Franzo brought up some changes that he would like to see happen at Grace Church. 
**He would like to see a...

**Mother's Room created in the back of the church.  This room would be for parents to take children that need some special care---ie changing, feeding, calming down, etc...  The east wall of this room would be one-way glass so that those inside could see out (and hear the church service), but those outside could not see in.  It would also serve as a place for children to go when the parents are in choir practice, bible study, etc...

**new message sign put up outside---replacing the old one that we have their now.  This would be a moving message sign.

**new sound system installed that is easier to work and actually works!

**change in the way we do Communion.  We would go back to the common cup--but also have the choice of individual cup.  He would like to start this on Reformation Sunday, October 30th.

**replacement purchased for the old communion-ware.  Carmen Viner offered to purchase this in her family's name.

**Past News & Notes from the Sunday bulletin will now be saved in the Members folder on this website.



 

Besides the News & Notes area, check for items added in the following areas: 

8/1--Events tab, About Us tab, Members tab

 
GRACE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH
2720 South 27th Street
La Crosse, WI  54601
608-788-6262
www.gracelacrosse.org
Pastor Andrew Franzo 715-574-6602
pastorfranzo@gmail.com

Summer office hours are: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-Noon, Wed 6-8pm.

Mount Calvary/Grace School
1614 Park Avenue
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-784-8223

Mt. Calvary-Grace Lutheran Elementary School Teachers (Grace Teachers)

Dana Gramarossa - 385-0796      Vicky Gates– 784-0668 

Principal--Jon Biedenbender

Luther High School
1501 Wilson Street
Onalaska, WI  54650
608-783-5435
Principal--Phil Punzel
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GRACE NEWS & NOTES
August 7, 2022

 

 Attendance— 7/31= 62

 Offerings- Plate -53.00

General Fund- 2219.00

Office Eq- 10.00

Lenore Italiano Memorial- 650.00

Total -    2932.00

 

July 31- Congregational/Voters meeting after Church

Teacher Raises were approved at 5%

Funding for Luther/CMO back into budget was approved at 1200 each over the next 6 months

Communion Practices- Normal practice will resume on Oct. 31st with the addition of the option of taking the common cup

Church use ideas- Building a mothers/quiet room in the back of the church under the balcony

 

After School Care Supervisor for Mt. Calvary-Grace Lutheran School

Responsibilities: Responsible for the care of children in grades PK3 through 5th grade for school

work, play time, and other duties as needed after school. Communicate efficiently with parents/guardians during pick-up of children Clean-up, vacuum, and put away items as needed.   Schedule: This position will follow the MCG school calendar and work during school days from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Experience/Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old; Childcare: 1 year preferred but not required

First Aid Certification preferred but not required     Salary: $15.00 per hour

This position will report directly to the Principal of Mt. Calvary-Grace Lutheran School.

If interested please email secretary@mcglutheran.org or call 608-784-8223
 

Home Visits- Pastor Franzo will be looking to do every member home visits over the next few months, please sign up for a time on the signup sheet in the back of church.

 

Pastor Franzo’s-contact information is 715-574-6602. Email; pastorfranzo@gmail.com  

Summer office hours are: Mon, Wed, Fri 9am-Noon, Wed 6-8.
 

Save the date!- VBS-- August 16-18 9-11:30 -- "Food Truck Party"

"Give us this day our daily bread." Matthew 6:11
 

WELS NEWS & NOTES
 

LUTHERAN CONVENTION FOR SENIORS SPONSORED BY OWLS

The Organization of WELS Lutheran Seniors (OWLS) cordially invites you to join them for their annual convention. This year’s convention will be held at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Convention Center 3060 South Kinney Coulee Road, Onalaska, WI 54650, October 10-13, 2022.     This special bulletin invitation is going out to the WELS churches in the Onalaska/La Crosse, WI area. Area church members, age 55 and up, may wish to attend the daytime and early evening events, and commute from home each day, instead of staying at the hotel. Full details can be found by going to www.csm.welsrc.net/download-csm/owls-convention/ Scroll down to DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES, including the Schedule, Workshops and Presentations, and Registration. Discounts are available before September 10, 2022.

Over the past number of years, the OWLS have supported our European Civilian Chaplaincy with a gift of $50,000.00 each year. We wish to continue that tradition. Besides, receiving donations through-out the year from individuals and organizations, the European Civilian Chaplaincy gets a jump start from contributions taken at the Convention’s opening service and the silent auction.

SILENT AUCTION: All attendees are encourage to make donations to the silent auction, with a special push for our area members to do so, whether you attend the convention activities or not. Plan now on what you might like to enter. Homemade goodies and theme baskets have been popular items. Let your imagination run wild. If you have any questions, you can contact TJ or Myron Fluegge, coordinators for the silent auction. You may email at flueggemtj@hotmail.com or call 507-359-2424. Hope to see you at the OWLS Convention!

 

Administrative Assistant Position at Good Shepherd

Good Shepherd, Holmen is looking to hire an administrative assistant. This position is intended to provide administrative, clerical, office automation and receptionist assistance in support of the ministries of Good Shepherd. The administrative assistant will work closely with Pastor and Preschool Director/Teacher to coordinate and execute various ministry tasks.  The Administrative Assistant position will work up to 15 hours/week. Hours are flexible but preferably 8:30am -12:30 pm Monday-Friday. The hourly wage is $15 per hour. Seasonal work may result in minimal hours during the summer months.  Schedule is to be agreed upon at the time of hiring.  To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Good Shepherd’s HR Ministry Team through email at hr@goodshepherdholmen.org.
 

Recovery in Christ Schedule

Sundays at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Onalaska & Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m., at Coulee Recovery Center, 933 Ferry St. La Crosse. Call/text Pastor Bill Bader, (608-567-3038) to confirm day/time.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Attention Grace Members---
**Any news/upcoming events, etc... that you as a member should know about, I will place on the website under the Member's tab.  Please check this area to see what's happening in your church.   If you need the password to this page, email Cheryl Gilbertson at cbeff3@gmail.com or contact one of the council members. Pastor Franzo's email and phone number are on the bottom of the website's home page!
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