Saturday, October 25, 2014

November Announcements

With so many activities in November, we want you to get them on your calendars!

Nov. 2 - Family Sunday at Davenport; Heidi Odegaard & Joyce Transgrud
              Choir practice for the Christmas Program - 9:45 at Davenport
               Sunday School kids sing at Davenport worship

Nov. 9 - Norman 4th graders to receive Bibles during service
              Arlene Haux "Barnyard Stories" play
              Sunday School kids sing at Norman worship
              9:30 - "Part 2" of Norman Women's Group

Nov. 16 - Food items for KAMA food baskets are due
                9:45 Sunday School Christmas Program practice

Nov. 19 - Parish budget meeting at 7:00 pm at the parsonage

Nov. 23 - Thankoffering Sunday - offering to NDSU Lutheran Center; kids bring canned food item
                Norman Food Drive items are due
                9:45 Sunday School Christmas Program practice

Nov. 26 - 7:00 Community Thanksgiving Service at Davenport; Father Jared Kadlec preaching.

Nov. 30 - First Sunday in Advent; No Sunday School

Family Sunday School - November

Family Sunday will be held November 2 at 9:45 am at Davenport Church. Special guest speakers will be Heidi Odegaard on Project Give 5 and Joyce Transgrud on Africa. This will be a powerful presentation and we encourage all congregation members from Norman and Davenport to join the Sunday School in this special Family Sunday.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Parish Youth Meatball Dinner

The Norman-Davenport parish youth group will be holding their annual meatball dinner on Sunday, October 26 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at Davenport Lutheran. The menu will consist of meatballs, mashed potatoes and gravy, coleslaw, buns, dessert and beverage. Free will offering. Hope to see you all there!

Celebrations

Norman Lutheran welcomes the following new members:
Clay, Mary, Kelby, Tieg, and Kirby Erdmann
Jared, Lisa, Taylor and Gavin Keller
Douglas and Gail Tobkin

Through Holy Baptism, they welcome the following into their Family of Faith:
Oskar Eric Berg, son of Eric and Erika Berg.

Upcoming Community Activities

October 25 - Canaan Moravian Turkey Supper, 3:00 - 7:00
November 2 - Kindred Lutheran Ham Dinner, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

New Member Sunday

Sunday, October 19 will be New Member Sunday at Norman. A potluck dinner will be held following the service. The working group for the dinner will be Group 3.

Friday, October 3, 2014

October Worship and Sunday School Schedule

8:30 am service at Davenport
11:00 am service at Norman

Joint Sunday School will be held at 9:45 as follows:
October 5 at Davenport
October 12, 19, and 26 at Norman

Norman Cemetery Memorialization

The original cemetery of the Norman Lutheran Church is one of the oldest cemeteries in North Dakota. The earliest burial recorded in this cemetery was June 11, 1876. The unveiling of a plaque and a brief memorialization ceremony will take place on October 12 following the 11:00 am service at Norman.

Directions to the cemetery are as follows: go 1-1/2 miles east of the Norman Church, then 1 mile south, then 1/2 mile west, then about 1/2 mile north to the site. The site is on the east side of Jason Solhjem's driveway.

Norman Women's Group

There is a new birth to celebrate....a NEW Women's Group at Norman. In honor of this new beginning, we will be hosting a baby shower. Donations will be given to the YWCA Women's Shelter. Suggestions include: diapers, wipes, clothes, ointments, toys, bottles, and any baby supplies.

This new group will kick-off on Sunday, October 12 with a meeting at 9:30 followed by the service at 11:00.

See October's newsletter for more information.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Confirmation

Confirmation for 8th and 9th graders will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 8, and 22 from 11:40 am to 12:20 pm at the high school.

There will be no confirmation on October 15 or 29.