Sunday, May 22, 2016

Council Meeting

The parish council will meet on Wednesday, June 1 at 7:00 pm at Norman. The parish council will meet first followed by the individual church councils.

June Newsletter Items

June newsletter items should be submitted no later than Monday, May 23. Send to ndparish.webmanager@gmail.com or call Kristina at (701) 428-3423.

Note: items received after the 23rd are not guaranteed to be included in the newsletter.

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Notice of Special Meeting


NORMAN – DAVENPORT PARISH

Special Meeting - May15, 2016 regarding approval to call Pastor Laura Laughlin to serve as Parish pastor

Purpose:  The Norman-Davenport Parish Call Committee has made the recommendation to the Parish Council that Pastor Laura Laughlin be called to service as Parish pastor.  Each of the Norman-Davenport Parish congregations are to be assembled to vote to approve this recommendation.  The vote will take place at the end of the worship service at each church.

Two written ballot issues are to be considered.

Ballot 1:    Approval for the Parish council to “call” Pastor Laura Laughlin to serve as pastor of the Norman – Davenport Parish.  Voting YES indicates that you approve to call Pastor Laughlin to serve as our pastor. 

Ballot 2:    Approval for the Parish council to offer a compensation package as outlined below.  Voting YES indicates acceptance of the compensation package as presented below. 

·       Base Salary is $36,500

·       Housing equity Per Synod recommendation

·       Medical and Dental insurance for Pastor Laughlin and her husband

·       Vacation of 5 weeks

·       Travel allowance (based on IRS mileage rate)

o   The Pastor will keep a mileage log and submit monthly bills to the Parish Treasurer

·       Expense for official Synod meetings reimbursed in full

·       Furnishing allowance of $1,200

·       Moving allowance to reimburse expenses, up to a maximum of $3000

Davenport Spring Cleaning

It is that time of year again! Spring cleaning is scheduled for May 14-21. A list of everything that needs to be done will be down in the basement. Once you have completed something, please cross it off so others know what has been done.

May Worship Schedule

May's worship and Sunday Schedule is as follows:

Worship
8:30 am - Norman
11:00 am - Davenport

Sunday School - 9:45 am
May 1 - Field Trip - more details to come; watch your email!
May 8 - Mother's and Father's Day program
May 15 - Norman - last day of Sunday School - games for kids outside and parent's meeting in the basement

Kindred FFA Flower Sales

The Kindred FFA Alumni Annual Flower and Vegetable sale will be held Friday, May 6 from 2-6 pm; Saturday, May 7 from 9-3 pm and Saturday, May 14 from 9-3 pm. Makes great Mother's Day gifts! All proceeds benefit Kindred FFA student scholarships. Find us north of the high school.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

The Kindred Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) group summer See You At the Pole (SYATP) event will be held on May 19 at 8:15 am at the KHS flag pole.

Kindred Area Baccalaureate

The Kindred Area Baccalaureate service for the 2016 graduating seniors will be held on Sunday, May 22 at 7:00 pm at Kindred Lutheran.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Kindred FFA Rummage Sale

The Kindred FFA chapter will be hosting a garage sale from 8-3 pm on Saturday, May 7. LOTS of tools and miscellaneous. If you have items you'd like to donate for the sale, please bring them by the school starting this week or call Tam at (701) 212-5235.

WOM Meeting

A general WOM meeting will be held on Sunday, May 8 at 9:45 am at Norman.