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Join Us for October Worship

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Worship Three Ways  Re-gathering in our sanctuary    Drive-in and listen on your car radio  Facebook Livestream Re-Gathering The congregation council has voted to begin worship in-person in our sanctuary, starting on Sunday, October 4. Please self-assess your health and be prepared to follow the guidelines listed on this site as you consider attending worship indoors. If, at […]

Guidelines for Indoor Worship

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The SMART Team has developed guidelines for returning to worship inside the sanctuary. The full Gethsemane Lutheran Church Preparedness Plan is available upon request by email (gelc@gelc.info) or at the church office. Meetings of small groups inside the church building may be scheduled through the church office. The church is a public building and masks […]

Scripture for October

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Oct. 4: 18th Sunday after Pentecost                Installation of Pastor Amy                          Matthew 21:33-46  Oct. 11: 19th Sunday after Pentecost                          Matthew 22:1-14 Oct. 18: 20th Sunday after Pentecost                          Matthew 22:15-22 Oct. 25: Reformation Sunday and Affirmation of Baptism                          Matthew 22:34-46

Women’s Bible Study

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We will be starting our Women’s Bible Study again on Tuesday, October 6th, at 5:30 pm. We will meet at the church – in the Fellowship Hall – with masks – probably one (or two) to a table as long as we can sit 6 feet apart. We will continue with our previous schedule of the […]

Sunday School

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Preschool – grade 5    Attention Sunday School children and parents. We have a tentative start update for Sunday School. We will start on October 4th at 10:00 am.     There will be small class sizes with social distancing. If the schools end up doing online classes, we will come up with some ideas to keep your faith […]

Confirmation Registration

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If you have a young person in your household who is planning to attend confirmation this year, please fill out a confirmation registration form and bring it to the church office or to drive-in worship on Sunday. Forms were mailed to all known past confirmands and they are available in the church office. Confirmation will […]

Confirmation Sunday

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Reformation Sunday, October 25th 9:00 am during Worship Service Please come and join us. Confirmands and family will have first preference to seating in the front. During worship we will celebrate the public Affirmation of Baptism through the Rite of Confirmation for: Mikaela Christenson Alex Gubrud Tye Hiltunen Alexa Ismil Amber Rosewall Nathan Spiering Tyson Wilson

Warm Your Heart Community Clothesline

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Fall is here and before we know it the winter season will be upon us. Now is the time more than ever to consider contributing to our Community Clothesline.  Do you have extra winter jackets? Warm Socks? Mittens, gloves, hats? Blankets? Colder weather is here, and folks need some help staying warm.  You can help […]

Thank You

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We are thankful for the enthusiastic support that have made our Outdoor/Drive-in worships successful this summer and fall. We want to thank those who have helped with livestreaming worship and leading music: Sue Swanson, Bill and Jeannine Bauman, Mayme Barber, Brenda Ryberg, and Rico Giorgi.     As we move to indoor services, we need others to help. […]

Camp Corner

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VLM’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic Updates: September 11th, 2020: VLM is still managing the camp under the Be Bold, Be Strong Conservancy Plan. We are hosting family and small group retreats, and will be coming to the end of a contract with the US Forest Service who have been renting the Bakk House at Camp […]