OMG Seder Meal

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April 17: Confirmation Students & Families Seder Meal, 6:30 @ Messiah Lutheran Church April 18: Maundy Thursday Foot Washing & Seder Meal, 6:30 @ Messiah Lutheran Church What is a Seder Meal? In the night in which Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, he was participating in the Passover meal with his disciples. The Passover meal […]

Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner

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Join Us for the 1st Annual OMG Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner Date:  Tuesday, March 5th Time:  5-7 pm Location:  Gethsemane Lutheran Church LIVE MUSIC.  Pancake Bar with toppings Coffee, Milk and Lemonade Freewill Offering to support Quad City Food Shelf Donations will be matched by Minnesota Food Shelf  

Christmas Worship Services

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Children’s Christmas Service Sunday, Dec. 16th, 9:00 am Our Sunday School children will lead us in worship of the Christ Child. Christmas Eve Services Monday, Dec. 24th 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm, and 10:00 pm All three services celebrate the birth of Jesus with the Christmas story, Holy Communion, Christmas carols, and candle lighting. Christmas Day Service Tuesday, […]

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 here, and folks 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 clothesline (chain […]

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 […]