Annual Report to be Assembled

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Volunteers are needed to assemble the annual report on Thursday, January 9th, at 9:00 am in the Youth Room downstairs. The more people we can get to help, the faster this task will get done. What a great way to help out the church. Your help on this matter is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Family Rejuve

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January 17-19, 2020 This weekend retreat will bring together international family time built around a faith community, complete with opportunities for play, fellowship with other families, rest, and a flexible schedule that lets you create the weekend you need. For more information visit: http://www.vlmcamps.org/family rejuve.     Camp Contact Information www.VLMcamps.org. vlm@VLMcamps.org. 800-331-5148. 218-666-5465. 

Summer Camp Registration

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It is never too early to think about Summer Camp. This year we have several day & overnight camps with opportunities to learn new songs, make new friends, swim, craft & learn more about how Jesus lives in us and with us. You can register by visiting our Website:http://www.VLMcamps.org or by calling the camp office.     Remember: Early Bird […]

Gethsemane Outreach Ministry

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As part of Gethsemane’s Outreach Ministry we have donated household items to Bill’s House, gift cards for Lutheran Social Services and in December we will be involved in our annual Transitional Housing Christmas gift program. In the past, approximately nine families have received Christmas gifts by church members buying for an entire family. We would like to give […]

Church Van for Sale

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The church is selling our 1994 Dodge B350 Passenger Van. The selling price is $500 “AS IS”. Any questions regarding the van, please contact Steve Manninen or Matti Koski.

Women in the Wilderness

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Please join us as we enjoy God’s Great Northwoods for a third year in a row. We will be at Camp Vermilion – Voyageur Lodge, Friday, January 24th – Sunday, January 26th for a weekend of rest, reflection, study, fellowship and sauna! The cost is only $120 for the whole weekend and includes sleeping accommodations, all food and […]

Warm Your Heart Community Clothesline

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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 your neighbors by putting each winter item in a plastic bag to keep it dry, labeling it (for example, “child hat, size M” or “men’s jacket, size XL”), and clip it […]

Aluminum Cans for Cash

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If you use aluminum pop, water, alcohol, etc. cans – we want them! Gethsemane has a fenced in area, located on the south side of the garage, to collect all your bagged aluminum cans. Please, please, please, no other items are allowed – no tuna cans, vegetable cans, plastic containers, etc. as they are not aluminum. […]

Worship Change

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In response to comments made to council members and to Pastor Judy, the Gethsemane Church Council at its August meeting voted to try something different starting in September. Instead of doing a blended worship every week, we will follow this schedule- 1st Sunday – Traditional worship using the ELW liturgy 2nd, 3rd, (& 4th ) Sundays […]

Book Your Group Now

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Experience camp in the fall, winter and spring! Enjoy the fall colors, ice covered lake or the first buds on the trees by booking a retreat, meeting or gathering at Camp Hiawatha or Camp Vermilion.  Call the VLM office to book your event. www.VLMcamps.org * vlm@VLMcamps.org * 800-331-5148 * 218-666-5465  Camp Hiawatha, 36944 Camp Hiawatha Road, Deer River, MN Camp Vermilion, 2555 Vermilion […]