Sunday, November 24, 2013

Paula Jacobson Funeral

Funeral Service will be held at
Norman Lutheran Church
rural Kindred, ND
Monday, November 25, 2013 - 2 pm

Norman Christmas Decorating

Norman Church Christmas decorating by Group 2 will take place
on Monday November 25 at 7:00 pm
Please let your chairperson know if you will help. 

Community Thanksgiving Service

This year's Community Thanksgiving service will be held at 7:00 pm at Calvary Methodist.

Norman Giving Tree and Food Drive

Just a reminder that if you have items you are donating for either the Giving Tree or the Food Pantry, have them to the church by Sunday, December 1.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Parish Budget Meeting

The Parish Executive Committee will meet regarding the 2014 parish budget on Sunday, November 24, at 6:00 pm at Norman.

Bridal Shower for Hilary Andvik

There will be a community shower for Hilary Andvik at Kindred Spirits in Kindred, ND on Thursday, November 21, 2013, from 7 - 8:30 pm. Hilary will marry Casey Odegaard on December 7, 2013, at Pontoppidan Lutheran Church in Fargo, ND.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Special Meeting to Vote on Proposed Education Hall

To: Norman Lutheran Congregation
From: Eric Berg, Norman President

The Norman Church Council called for the formation of a Norman Building Committee to develop a plan for the construction of an education hall to be added to the existing church.  The final report of the Norman Building Committee has been presented to the congregation.  Three separate discussion meeting have been held.  The architects’ drawings have been on display in the narthex for viewing and discussion and are also currently available for access on the Norman website (www.NDparish.com).  The architects estimate this project would cost in the mid $300,000 range.  As of December 31, 2012, there is $225,577 in cash assets stemming from the sale of an anonymous land donation to Norman Lutheran.  It was the intention of the donor that this money be used for constructing an addition to be used for Christian education.
A congregational meeting will be held following the worship service on Sunday November 24, 2013 to vote on approval of the education hall. 

Congregants will vote YES or NO. 
A YES vote indicates that you support the Building Committee’s recommendation to construct the proposed education wing.  A YES vote indicates that you believe that the addition of the education hall will help us to fulfill our Christian mission for the greater good of the members of Norman Lutheran Church, the community of faith, and the community as a whole. 
A NO vote indicates that you do not support the construction of the proposed education hall addition as it has been presented.

Norman Thanksgiving Food Drive


All donations benefit the
Cass County Rural Emergency Food Pantry

Collection ends Sunday, December 1

Sunday School Kids:  Please bring your donation to Sunday School instead of regular offering for the month of November.

Congregation:  Feel free to bring your donations either up to the baskets in the front of the church or in the basket in the Narthex.
We can help by bringing:
  • Soups: chicken noodle, tomato, cream of chicken, cream of mushroom
  • Boxed potatoes
  • Canned frosting
  • Jello
  • Sugar
  • Coffee
  • Saltine crackers
  • Paper products like toilet paper, paper towels, Kleenex
  • Laundry products

2013 Norman Giving Tree

Please consider donating NEW items under the tree in the Norman narthex by December 1.

The Unique Boutique is where new, donated items are set up like a store for people in need through the YWCA to "shop" for their loved ones. Donated items should be new and unwrapped - they provide a gift wrap room on site.

Unique Boutique Needs List:

    • Infant/Toddler
      • Learning toys
      • Duplo Blocks
      • Infant/Toddler clothing
    • Children
      • Toys – no guns, weapons or violent toys
      • Games - Electronic, Board and Card games
      • Legos/Lego City
      • Sports equipment
      • Action figures – nothing violent
      • Children’s clothing
    • Teens
      • CDs/DVDs
      • Clothing
      • Jewelry
      • Sports equipment
      • Movie passes
      • Gift Cards of all types
      • Teen clothing
    • Women
      • Purses
      • Robes, pajamas and slippers
      • Manicure sets
      • Bath & beauty/makeup sets
      • Jewelry
      • Home d├ęcor - Candles, Pictures/art, Kitchen/household items
    • Men
      • Wallets
      • Tool sets
      • Watches
      • Sports equipment
      • Apparel
      • Sports memorabilia
      • Emergency car kits
      • Leather gloves
      • Gadgets

Sunday, November 10, 2013

KMA Holiday Baskets

This year, Norman and Davenport are asked to provide 10 pound bags of potatoes for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. We need to have at least 22 bags to Kindred Lutheran Church no later than November 21.

Call Committee Meeting

A Call Committee meeting is scheduled for this Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 pm at Norman.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Thank You!

A very special thank you to everyone from Davenport and Norman who attended the Family Heritage Sunday on November 3. We had a great morning making lefse and krumkake and learning about Scandinavian heritage and viewing artifacts. The kids also learned a Norwegian folk song which they sang during the morning service. Thank you to everyone that participated in the service and the meal that followed. The meatballs, mashed potatoes, and fresh lefse and krumkake were all wonderful. Looking forward to seeing everyone in Davenport at a date yet to be determined for another joint parish worship service!

Norman Education Wing Vote

Attention Norman Members!

Just a reminder that the vote regarding the Norman Education Wing is scheduled for Sunday, November 10, following the church service.

Norman Quilters

Meet at Norman church on Monday, November 4 at 9 am.