Orders Taken for Father’s Day Boutonnieres

Celebrate the special men in your life on this upcoming Father's Day with boutonnieres handcrafted by the Keturah Mission Circle.  They will be selling these red rose boutonnieres for only $5.00 each.  Please sign up on the sheet posted on the south bulletin board.  All orders should be placed by June 15 and may be picked up before the service on Sunday, June 18 in the church library.  Payment upon ordering is preferred.  Cash or checks written payable to Ruth Heusterberg can be placed in the envelope under the order form.  Please use envelopes provided there for cash payments with your name marked on the envelope.  All proceeds will go towards tuck-pointing the church.  The church needs to be tuck-pointed this year at a cost of roughly $8,000.  (You may also give additional funds to the tuck-pointing project by using your offering envelope by writing “Tuck-pointing” in the category marked “Other” and indicating there the amount of your donation.)  Thank you for your support by ordering a boutonniere!


Summer Teen Bible Study – begins Wednesday!

8th-12th Grade members of First Evan, Epiphany, and New Hope are invited to join in this summer in an opportunity for fellowship and Bible study.  On the dates listed below, we will be meeting at the FEC (Gymnasium – 747 Grand Ave.) for a Bible study followed by a different activity on each date.  Bible studies start at 6:30pm, and the event will be run by Jay Selle, our 7th grade teacher.  Through our Bible study we will focus on different chapters of the book Prepared to Answer by  Dr. Mark Paustian.  Please join us!

June 7 - Volleyball/Bible Study----“Why Jesus”

June 21 - Basketball/Bible Study-----“There Are No Moral Absolutes”

July 12 - Bowling/Bible Study------“There Are Hypocrites In The Church”

July 26 - Lawn Games/Bible Study-----“Religion Is A Crutch For the Weak”

August 9 - Indoor Soccer/Bible Study-----“”Christians Have To Look More Saved If I Am To Believe In Their Savior”


Ladies Aid Luncheon Outing

All women are invited to join the members of Ladies Aid for their annual lunch outing held this year at Meadowbrook Country Club, 2149 N Green Bay Rd, (Hwy MM) Mt Pleasant on Wednesday, June 14 at 11:30am.  You will be able to order your choice of the following four entrees:  Half Chicken Cobb Salad, BLT with Chips, Italian Beef with Chips, and Mediterranean Chicken Salad Sandwich.  If you have any questions, please contact Joan Hill at 930-2959; joan2959@att.net, or the church office at 633-8267.  Checks should be made payable to Joan Hill for $16.00, which includes your lunch, coffee, lemonade or iced tea, tax, and tip.  Deadline to order is Tuesday, June 6.  Ordering forms with details are located in the library by the window.


Summer Camp Out at Camp Oak Ridge held Soon!

A summer camp out at Camp Oak Ridge is being planned by our Christian Education Committee for June 23-25.  Camp Oak Ridge is located near Palmyra, WI which is a little over an hour away from Racine.  Included will be a worship service at the campground on Saturday morning at 10am.  Information and a sign-up sheet are posted at the north bulletin board.  Please contact Brian Lash if you have any questions or need additional information at 262-639-4846 or brian.lash@att.net.


You are Invited to a Kenosha Kingfish Baseball Game Outing on June 24

Our Evangelism Committee invites you to come and enjoy the Kenosha Kingfish baseball game on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 6:35pm.  The game is held at Historic Simmons Field, 7817 Sheridan Rd, Kenosha.  Included in your $18.00 ticket (soda/water) or $22.00 ticket (beer) is: a tailgate party in designated area for one hour before the game begins, reserved box seats with backrest in grandstand, all-you-can-eat burgers, brats, hot dogs, chicken salad sandwiches, potato salad, coleslaw & chips.  For more information you may go to their website - www.kingfishbaseball.com. A sign-up sheet and envelope for your payment is located at the south bulletin board at the top of the stairs.  Please make your check payable to First Evan Lutheran Church.  We have 40 tickets in reserve.  Your payment guarantees your ticket.  This is a great event to bring your FRAN (friend, relative, associate or neighbor.) 


New Hope Lutheran Soccer Camp

Soccer Camp for ages 3 (potty trained) – 13 will be held on Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30 at New Hope Lutheran Church, 5970 Douglas Ave., Racine, from 9:00am – Noon.  The cost is $25 which includes soccer camp jersey and snacks.  Please register before deadline of June 9.  Late registrations will be accepted, but T-shirts are not guaranteed after the deadline.  The two-part purpose of the camp:  “Soccer skills taught…Something deeper shared.”  To register, go to newhoperacine.org.  Information to share with others is at the top of the stairs! Take some!

Baby/Toy Drive

Keturah Mission Circle is holding a baby/toy drive this summer in hopes of refreshing the nursery area in the church basement as well as supporting New Beginnings, a ministry out of Milwaukee sponsored by Christian Life Resources.  The mission of New Beginnings is to help a single mother develop spiritually in God's Word, become a responsible citizen in society, continue her education, achieve self-sufficiency, and be a competent and loving Christian parent.  Items to consider donating: changing table, pack 'n play, baby bouncer, and toys (new or gently used).  We are also interested in collecting new diapering items such as wipes, diapers, and onesies.  Monetary donations will also be accepted to aid the New Beginnings mission.  Please place any donated items in or near the box outside the nursery area.  Donations of money can be placed in the church office mailbox.  Keturah Mission Circle thanks you in advance for your generosity!


Board Members Needed for Lakeshore Lutherans for Life

Lakeshore Lutherans for Life, which operates the Choices of Life Center, is seeking new board members.  They are seeking both men and women who are willing to serve on a new “Coordinating Board,” under the oversight of Christian Life Resources.  Please contact current Board Member, Randy Bush, at r1000jb@gmail.com if you are interested.


Sewing Circle Needs Flannel Sheets

Our Sewing Circle is currently in need of flannel sheets, which are used as filling in lap robes the ladies are assembling for the local nursing homes.  Donations of flannel sheets (that you can spare) should be labeled and left in the church kitchen.  Your donations are very much appreciated! 


Meditations Devotional Books Available

The devotional booklets, Meditations for the summer months are available at the south bulletin board at the top of the stairs; suggested donation is $3.50.


WLS Golf Open – Save the Date!

The WLS Golf Open and dinner will be on Saturday, September 9 this year.  It will be a shotgun start at 10:30am at South Hills Golf Course with dinner to follow at the FEC.  More information and brochures will be out at a later date.  For questions-please call Dave Sieker