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Warm Your Heart Community Clothesline

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Do you have an extra warm jacket, hat, mittens, socks, or blanket? Colder weather is quickly on it’s way, and folds need some help staying warm. You can help your neighbor by putting each winter item in a plastic bag, labeling them (for example “mens socks” or toddler hat) and clipping it anywhere on the […]

Daylight Saving Time Ends

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On November 4th daylight saving time ends, so make sure you turn your clocks back one hour. It is also a good idea to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.

Confirmation Parents/Caregivers Group

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There has been interest in starting a group for parents/caregivers of confirmation students. If you would like to be a part of this group, please join us for our first meeting November 7 at 6:30 pm. We will discuss the topics we wish to cover as well as deciding how frequently the group would like […]

Advent Spiral Service – Messiah

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Join us for this meditative service that invites children and adults alike into the mystery of the Advent season in which we await the coming of the light even in the midst of the growing darkness. this service is a collaborative effort of Our Saviors, Messiah, and Gethsemane Lutheran churches.

LUTEFISK & MEATBALL DINNER

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Everyone is invited to a LUTEFISK & MEATBALL DINNER on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 from 3:00 – 7:00 pm at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 901 4th Street South in Virginia. Come and enjoy a delicious dinner of Lutefisk with drawn butter and cream sauce, handcrafted meatballs with potatoes and gravy, vegetables and beet pickles, lefse and […]

LESSONS & CAROLS FESTIVAL

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Everyone is invited to attend LESSONS & CAROLS – a beautiful Festival of Scripture & Christmas Music on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 901 4th Street South in Virginia. Come and enjoy an evening of glorious Christmas Music performed by local church music groups, intermingled with Scriptures foretelling & […]

Warm our Sanctuary

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Our steam heat will be turned off as of 2020 but due to a major heating problem in 2018, we have to fix the heat now to ensure a warm sanctuary this winter. On June 10th, our congregation unanimously voted to move forward with this steam conversion. It will cost us more than $120,0000. Our […]

Quilting Retreat

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Help cover each of the beds in Voyageur Lodge with a quilt! Interested quilters can join us on October 26-28 for a weekend of sewing. The retreat includes supper on Friday, brunch and supper Saturday, and brunch on Sunday. They will also have irons, ironing boards, and cutting tables available. Can’t join them for that […]

Mission Sewing

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Mission Sewing will be starting on Tuesday, Sept. 4th at 9:00 am. We meet on the 1st and 2nd Tuesday of each month. There is a lot of fun working together and we are always looking for new members.

Faith Builders (Preschool – Grade 5)

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We are excited to start our new all kids format in Sunday School this year! Our first day of classes will be September 16th from 10:00 am – 11:00 am in the old preschool room. A full schedule of events is on our classroom door.Our Sunday school kick-offf party will be held on Saturday, September […]