Bulletin – March 6

Call Meeting Results
The voters resolved to call Barry Hay and Marie Muehlenhaupt to serve as teachers in the upper grade for the 2016-2017 school year. It was also approved to add $1000/mo. ($500 per half time teacher) to the salary to compensate for housing/utilities/health insurance.

Spring Ahead
A reminder that Daylight Saving Time begins next weekend. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead an hour Saturday night.

Board of Education Meeting Notes
∙ 7 members, the principal and pastor were present
∙ Treasurer’s report: School fund: Receipts: $592 Disbursements: $112 Balance: $2347 Faith Student Aid: Receipts: $25 Balance: $75 Faith Teacher Aid: Balance: $273 Special Project Fund: $2543
∙ Textbook orders are being put together for the 2016-17 school year
∙ The teachers’ aide position is currently vacant due to Abby Quade taking another position. It will remain vacant for the time being as the need is being evaluated.
∙ The 2016-17 school calendar was approved
∙ June 5 was chosen as the date for graduation and the School Picnic

If you are interested in participating in a choir to sing on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, please see Barry Hay for material and practice times.

CLC Call News
Pastor Luke Bernthal of Grace, Valentine, NE has returned the call to serve Zion of Madison Heights, MI… Pastor Neal Radichel of Luther Memorial, FDL is considering the call to Immanuel, Mankato, MN…. Nathan Wales of Holy Trinity, West Columbia, SC has returned the call to Gethsemane, Spokane, WA. They have now called Sara Pfeiffer of St. Stephen’s, Mountain View, CA… Holy Trinity, West Columbia, SC has called Pastor Matt Hanel of St. Matthew, Dallas, TX…. Pastor Paul Naumann of Ascension, Tacoma, WA is considering the call to serve as a professor at Immanuel Lutheran College.

Mission Helper Trip
Raven Haight has applied and been accepted for this summer’s Mission Helper trip to India. There are significant expenses to this trip, so if you would like to support her in this endeavor you may put funds in the basket in the back of the church. Today is the last day for the basket, but, of course, you may continue to donate to her directly if you wish.

Camp Koyquin 2016
Registration for Camp Koyquin 2016 opens March 18! Camp Koyquin takes place June 19-25 at the “Camp JIM” facilities in Pillager, MN. Camp Koyquin is for CLC members and friends entering grades 5-12 and is a great opportunity for young people to study God’s Word, meet new role models and mentors, and enjoy the blessings of Christian fellowship and fun. Cost is $175 per camper if registered by May 31st. For more info about camp, FAQs, and to register for Camp Koyquin 2016, please go to koyquin.clclutheran.net. Please address any specific questions to one of the camp directors: Tom Naumann (920-266-5387 thomasjnaumann@gmail.com) and Jessica Sydow (952-905-9981 jessicasydow10@gmail.com)

Grade School Tournament Schedule
The complete schedule may be found on the bulletin board. Here are the times for Faith:

Thursday, February 17
12:00 Markesan A vs Mankato A1
1:00 ILC Choir – closed Gym
2:00 Markesan B vs Mankato B

Friday, February 18
12:30 Markesan B vs Eau Claire B2
1:30 Markesan A vs Inver Grove Heights A
2:30 Grade School Band

Saturday, February 19
12:00 Eau Claire B1 vs Markesan B
1:00 Eau Claire A2 vs Markesan A

Midwest Woman’s Retreat – Immanuel Mankato is again hosting it’s annual Woman’s Retreat on April 8-10, 2016 in Winona, MN. The deadline to register and reserve a room is March 8, 2016. This year’s theme is: “Hush, My dearest child, do not worry!” There is a poster on the bulletin board with details. You can also find out more information and register for the retreat online: www.ladiesretreat.clclutheran.net. If you have any questions please speak to your pastor.

Several congregations in Wisconsin and Minnesota have organized a men’s weekend at the end of August. It is intended to offer strength and encouragement for men 18 and older for their personal faith, family, and fellowship at church. The weekend will include Bible Study, Fellowship, Leadership Training, Team and Relationship Building and Worship, as well as many awesome outdoor activities and great food. The retreat will be held August 26-28, 2016 at scenic Wyalusing State Park near Praire Du Chein, WI about an hour south of LaCrosse. A poster with retreat information will handed out at the CLC grade school tourney for your congregations. You can also find out more information, see pictures of the park, and register for the retreat online at www.manup.clclutheran.org. The cost is only $75 for the weekend and includes lodging, meals, and activities. Registration deadline is July 1, 2016. Men, don’t miss out on this strengthening opportunity to be encouraged in your God-given roles! If you have any questions please speak to your pastor.