The Journ-E June 15, 2012



The Journ-E June 15, 2012
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The Journ-E (our weekly email newsletter) June 15, 2012
This issue:
Coming Events
Special Projects
Weekly Reminders
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Bible Studies & Groups
Last Word
Be sure to check out In the Meantime for daily inspiration in living. I
really liked the blog David did about HOPE and his link to the Hunger
Another new baby in the congregation. A little girl named Rian
(pronounced Ryan) Catherine Lueck, born to Brooke and Dave Lueck
last Wed. (June 6th) at 8:32. She was 8 lbs. 8oz and 20.5 long.
Check out the new Facebook page
with lots of pictures of events and
our YouTube page
You can always check our
calendar on the website
This Week at Journey
Sunday (June 17)
9:30am Worship Service
10:30am Fellowship
5:00pm Church Nite
@ Loggers Game
Monday (June 18)
7:00pm Young Adult Group (FISH)
Tuesday (June 19)
6:30pm Women’s Bible Study
7:00pm Bike and Build Planning
Wednesday (June 20)
6:30pm Campfire Worship
@ Halfway Creek Lutheran
Summer Worship Schedule
We are now in full summer mode which means one Sunday worship
at 9:30am and Wednesday worship at 6:30pm (for those gone on
weekends or those who just like the midweek recharge). Our
Wednesday worship moves out to Halfway Creek Lutheran for the
summer map with supper (hot dogs) starting at 5:30.
Check out the latest Journey Video, highlighting the first 8
months of our life together which was debuted at the Synod
Assembly when Journey Lutheran was formally made part of
the La Crosse Area Synod.
See more pictures on p.3
Thursday (June 21)
7:00pm Worship Band Practice
7:00pm AA Meeting
If you missed last Sunday... and didn’t get
to hear Karla share Jacob’s story you can
check it out at Jacob’s Caring Bridge
Friday (June 22)
8:00pm Youth Gathering Bon Fire
Sunday (June 24)
9:30am Worship Service
10:30am Fellowship
6:00pm Youth Gathering Planning
Special Projects
Birthdays & Anniversaries
this coming week
*if we are missing yours or have wrong
information be sure to let us know
In June our Care Bear offerings will all go to the Lutheran Malaria Initiative to our emphasis to help eradicate this preventable disease. Watch the video
Carol Volkening
Eric Siegel
Rocky Nagel
Deborah Parsley
Jeannette Spilde
Gus Hauser
Alexa Lazarescu
Ben Olson
Michelle Renkas
Owen Anderson
Sandra Nelson
Mike Flury
Ronald & Lillian
Curt & Barbara
Gary & Bonnie
John & Nancy
We are serving the meal again in
June, so mark you calendar for Tue.
June 26…We will need servers and
people to bring dessert ...sign up on
the bulletin board.
In addition to the monthly free meal
for the whole community Holmen’s
Hope also offers a free lunch to children in the community twice a
week (Wed. and Friday) during the summer, at three locations in
Holmen, serving 60-100 kids each
day. We can help by supplying
granola when you are
out shopping pick up granola bars
and drop them off at church.
Wow thanks for your help with the Lutheran World Relief Personal
Hygiene Kits. We had enough supplies for 46 kits but we would like
to use up all the supplies we have and have a total of 75 kits. I you
want to help out go to this link to see what supplies we still need and
sign up. Thanks. Questions? Email Meredith at
[email protected]
Prayer Requests
Frank Rohl (age 13) injured in an
ATV accident
Indiana Hauser & Devin
Schroeder at Sugar Creek
this week
Play and Pray with the Loggers. Join us for a fun evening of
baseball. There are two special church nights
where the tickets are half price: Sunday, June
17th (Father's Day) and Sunday July 8th we will be
attending the 5pm ballgames. Tickets will be $3.50
per person (all ages)
The Journey Outdoor Adventure Group
Kayak/Canoe La Crosse River postponed until Sat. July 14
for details and more information contact Randy Burgett
Journey being welcomed at Synod Assembly
Mark your calendars….VBS (Vacation Bible School) will
be August 19-22 6-8pm and our theme will be “Sky”.
If you are willing to help with games, food, Bible stories,
activities, music, etc. Contact
the church office. We will do
offering VBS together with our
sister congregation Halfway
Creek Lutheran. There is no
cost for VBS and friends and
neighbors are welcome.
Weekly Reminders
Taking Faith Home. Home is church too. Remember if we are
to grow in faith it won’t happen if all we invest is one hour on
Sunday; check out Taking Faith Home.
If you have prayer concerns and would like a group to pray
Thanks for your generous gifts to the pantry
for you please call or email the church office.
Recycle your aluminum cans at Journey! There is a “can
cage” beside the garage. We will recycle them for you and use
the proceeds for our ministry here
Festival Food receipts are collected and turned to Festival
for cash… they need to be turned in quarterly so don’t wait to
bring them in….there is a jar in the fireside room and on the table in the back of the church
Bible Studies and Small Groups
Young Adult Ministry (we call it FISH) meets every Monday
evening at 6:30 gathering & fellowship, and 7:02 for devotions.
Rian Catherine Lueck Born June 6
Women’s Bible Study meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the
month. Currently the group is studying the book of Romans.
The next meeting will be Tuesday June 19at 6:30pm.
Campfire Worship on Wednesday Nights at Halfway Creek Lutheran
Going to the Youth Gathering this
summer are:
Megan Oliver, Alyssa Boardman,
Ciara Wera, Khadijah Islam,
Kalen Islam, Indiana Hauser,
Autumn Arentz, Brittney Mahlum,
Kyra Jansky, Myra Jansky,
Courtney Bergum.
Fundraisers and Drives
Get your Gas Cards ($20)or Car Wash cards ($35)for
Kwik Trip! Help support our youth going to the National Youth Gathering in New Orleans!!
Next Brat Barn is June 30 at the Festival Foods in
Adults going are:
Pastor Steve, Michele Logan,
TJ Barth and Jodi Jansky
The last word
Who said it can’t be done …….check out How to Store and Organize Cats
Whoever you are...however you are welcome here!