Feb 28 – bulletin

CLC Call News
Teacher Nathan Wales, Holy Trinity, West Columbia SC, has declined the call to serve as principal and teacher at Gethsemane, Spokane Valley WA. <> Immanuel, Mankato MN, has called the Rev. Neal Radichel, pastor of Luther Memorial, Fond du Lac WI, as associate pastor. <> The CLC Call Committee for Educational Institutions has called Professor Steven Sippert as ILC President for another two years. He has accepted this call.

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 for the next couple of weeks.

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.