Movable Teach: Sundays, September 22 & 29
The Sunday sessions of “The Movable Teach” (adult learning classes) will begin Sunday, September 22, in the sanctuary after worship. That day and continuing on September 29, we will cover and discuss actions taken at the 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly last month in Milwaukee. We plan to cover the actions taken, history of the processes leading to those actions, and what those actions might mean for Ascension as well as the entire ELCA. To read a news release on the assembly’s actions, go to elca.org/News-and-Events/8003. If you have ideas for topics or questions, contact Rick Moler at 307- 630-1861.
Movable Teach: Wednesdays during September
At 11 a.m. on Wednesdays in September adults are invited by pastor to come when you can to an hour study in the upper fellowship fall. Bring your Bible. Let pastor know if you have a copy of “By Heart: Conversations with Luther’s Small Catechism.” She will take book orders when she knows the participants and book availability.
Art gallery needs last floral blast
As our gardens sport their last fall blooms, share some for our art gallery displays. Vases are available at the church to use or bring your own. In addition, look at the world map being used to highlight places you would like to visit. Contact Sid Strand at 307-231-9694.
Choir rehearses Wednesdays
Ascension’s choir is looking for new members. Rehearsals will be at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, September 11, 18 and 25 for singing at worship services on Sundays, September 15, 22 and 29. Contact choir director Jane Iverson or simply come to rehearsal.
How to reach Pastor Rebecca
Pastor Rebecca anticipates taking Monday as a “day off” and using Friday as a “sermon-writing day at home” although she will be available on Friday to handle congregant needs as they arise. She plans to be in the office on Saturday from noon through the worship time and meal. Her email is [email protected] To call or text her: 701-527-4342. For those who prefer to use a 307 area code number, leave a voicemail message at the church office at 634-6575. If you call during regular church office hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday–Friday, Mandy Roth, church secretary, will help you connect with her.
COMEA volunteers needed September 22
Volunteers from the congregation are needed for the COMEA meal preparation on Sunday, September 22. Six to eight cooks/servers are needed to prepare and serve the dinner. Food preparation starts at 2 p.m. and continues until 5:20 when the dinner is placed in vehicles for transport to COMEA. Serving takes place from 6–7 p.m., then back to the church to finish cleanup and unload utensils. A sign-up sheet is available in the narthex. For planning purposes, Ascension’s rotation the next month will be October 27. For information, contact RC Reiman.