Bulletin September 27, 2020

God's Story Our Story October 4, 2020

Children's Bulletin October 4, 2020



Wednesday Night Almost Live Sept 30

This video will be avaiable at 5:30 Sept 30

September Service Opportunities
God's Work Our Hands

Rally Sunday Donation Drive

We are collecting itmes for the Youth Outreach Toiletry Pantry.  Please consider donating Shampoo, Conditioner, Deoderant, Toothpaste, Tampons or Pads to this organization.  They have them aviable for youth in need in our community.  For more information about Youth Outreach go to http://www.redwingyouthoutreach.org


Volunteer at Home

You can gather materials and put together a kit for Lutheran World Relief at home and drop it off at church for us to bring to them.  We made the personal care kits last year during Rally Sunday Service.  You can find the instructions for those kits, along with others on their website at https://lwr.org/kits  Please consider taking time with your family to make a few of these up and drop them off at the church during the month of September.  We will coordiate getting them to LWR at the beginning of October.


Become a volunteer with CDEAP 

CDEAP stands for Community Distance Ed Assistance Program. ?It is a free program created specifically for the Red Wing, MN community whose purpose is to provide academic assistance for families during their child’s distance education days to focus on completing their academic requirements with supervision from a caring adult. Help make those 3 days of distance education feel more like 2!

Learn more about this program by clicking on the link to their website. https://cdeap.weebly.com


Grief Group & Support

Due to social distancing guidelines related to preventing the spread of COVID-19, the Mayo Clinic Hospice Bereavement Programs for Fall 2020, including Adult Grief Support Groups and Healing Adventures Youth Grief Camp are canceled. 

Please know that bereavement support remains available through telephone contacts. For bereavement support please contact us at: 1-800-679-9084 or 507-284-4002. E-mail: rsthospicebereavement@mayo.edu.




IN-PERSON WORSHIP  on Sunday begins at 9:30AM. 

All the worship services will be available on-line at www.firstlutheranrw.com.

This service will be available at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday so you can watch it live or watch the video later. 



 9th Grade Confirmation starting Wednesday, September 9th at 6pm fellowship hall.




Red Wing CROP Walk

This year join us for a virtual Walk to raise money to end hunger.  This year you can participate by walking around the park on October 2, 3 and 4th and check out the posters and prayers in the windows of the participating churches.
You can also make a donation, of which 25% stays here in Red Wing at the food shelf, by clicking on the image.




Give a gift electronically by signing up for tithe.ly by clicking on the green "give" box at the bottom of the page.

Online shopping? Support First Lutheran Church when you shop for gift items at smile.amazon.com. You shop, Amazon gives. 

Bring in your Family Fare Grocery Receipts! Drop them in the box on the information desk in the narthex. For every $150,000 in reciepts we collect we are eligible for $1000 **At last count we were over $115,000 in our receipt collection.  You can continue to save your receipts and bring them in after the stay at home directive is done, or you can mail them to the church office anytime.**

Please consider gifting 10% of your tax return!

Thrivent Fiancial Giving Options
Are you a Thrivent member? Designate your Thrivent Choice dollars to support First Lutheran.
Sign up for a Thrivent Action box to support a church fundraiser or service project. ?

Matching Opportunity for Everyone
Thrivent is currently matching any personal donation on a $1 match for every $2 given up to $500,000. You don't need to be a Thrivent member to have them match your gift. If you give a gift through the Thrivent website and choose First Lutheran Church as the recipient, we will receive a matching gift! You do this online with their giving platform. The directions are as follows:

1. Visit the Thrivent Website
2.  Click on Thrivent Choice Giving Platform
3. Search for First Lutheran Church Red Wing MN
4. It will pull up our church and you can click ot login if you are a member or click to donate if you are not and fill out the form to make the donation.

Thank you for your coninued generosity espically during this time of need.


Click the green box to donate via tithe.ly