Fellowship & Congregation Care News and Events

Older Wiser Lutheran Seniors ~ OWLS

OWLS Valentine Luncheon at Carlucci’s Thurs., Feb. 7, 11:45am
Please sign up on bulletin board with your entrée selection. Cost $25. For more info see The Ganskopps.

The Growth of America’s Railroads Thurs., March 7, Noon
Our guest speaker for our March program is Jim Alexander. His presentation will focus on the growth of America’s Railroads and the role New Jersey played in it’s beginnings. Jim will also include comments on some of the problems he sees in the industry, including New Jersey. Bring your lunch and enjoy our tasty desserts; beverages will be provided.

St. Matthew Book Group

Thurs., March 14, 2:30 & 7:30pm
Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II’s Most Dramatic Mission by Hampton Sides.

We met in January and all enjoyed our book “Becoming” by Michelle Obama. We discussed remembering our own childhoods and how different and similar some of our lives have been. Rev. Peggy Marks, retired pastor and member here, has accepted leadership role of this group. We hope you are able to attend at our March discussion.

Handiwork Ministry Crocheters & Knitters

If you can knit we need baptism blankets. We have lots of yarn and you can knit one purl two from home. Can you crochet a granny square? Please help yourself to our yarn in the library and triple stitch a small 3-4 foot granny square baptism blanket. The parents and sponsors truly cherish these specially made blankets to commemorate their child’s baptism. Also lap blankets are needed for Lutheran Cross-ing and other assisting living homes. For more info, contact Liz Miller.

FCC Event Team

Help Wanted with the Fastnacht Family Celebration on Tuesday, March 5th at 6:30pm. Please sign up on the bulletin board, if you can:

  • cook or prep food
  • set-up
  • clean-up