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The latest at Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church

Stay up to date with the happenings of Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church by visiting our blog. Here, you'll find the same information that is included in the announcements in the Sunday bulletin and our monthly newsletter.

Gethsemane Annual Meeting

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Gethsemane Annual Meeting 

Sunday, January 29th, at 10:30 am in the Sanctuary

All confirmed members of the church are asked to attend our annual meeting of the Congregation. The report can be picked up in the narthex starting on Sunday, January 22nd. Hope to see you all there!!

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Annual Report Assembled on January 19th

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Volunteers are needed to help assemble the annual report on Thursday, Jan. 19th at 9:30 in the Youth Room. The more people we can get to help, the faster this job will get done. What a great way to help out the church, and your help is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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All Women of Gethsemane

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Thursday, January 26th, at 5:30 pm in the youth room.

We are having a casual get together just to “hang out” with other gals, enjoy visiting, relax, and have some laughs. We’ll meet the 4th Thursday of each month. No commitments, just bring yourself and your own beverage. Please come. - we’ll have a fun time!

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Help Us Pack Buddy Backpacks

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Please help us pack Buddy Backpacks for the United Way of NE Minnesota!

Wednesday, January 11th 

4:30pm to 6pm

United Way @ 608 East Drive, Chisholm, MN

Call the church office at 218-741-4961 to sign up.

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January 2023 Favor of the Month

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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The Lakeview Residence in Virginia is a residential group home, established in 1982, that provides a variety of services such as providing a safe home for the elderly, chronically mentally ill, and recovering chemically dependent individuals. The residents of Lakeview range in age from 18 and older, males and females. Currently there are 27 males and 3 females residing at the home. For the month of January, the Generosity Team will be asking for donations for our “Love Acr

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Generosity Team Schokolade

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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KIVA is a top US charity that connects loan money at 0% to applicants around the world and even in the USA. Many do not have access to ‘traditional’ sources of funding. People and groups apply for a loan to improve their life--agricultural supplies, food to stock a small store, animals to sell, etc. They repay the loan. Repeat the process. Kiva does all the details. People provide the funds in $25 increments. Borrowers’ lives are improved. More info is available at KIVA.or

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Hat and Mitten Tree

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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The hat, mitten, and scarf tree is once again in the entryway of the church. Everyone is encouraged to help decorate this tree with warm gloves, mittens, scarves, etc. These items will be distributed throughout our communities. 

Thank you for caring!

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Jackie’s Attic Thrift Store in Virginia

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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This thrift store has a specific request for size 6 women’s boots. Other regular items that they almost always need are towels and silverware. They are located at 210 South 5th Ave.

Hours are:

10 am - 4 pm. Monday through Friday

12 - 4 pm. on Saturday

Any questions, please give them a call at 218-780-2359.

 

 

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Summer Staff Applications are Live

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Are you or do you know a young adult that would love to work in God's Great Northwoods? We are hiring a diverse team that will gain skills, build lifelong friendships, and share God's love in creation this summer! Head to vlmcamps.org/employment to learn more about the many job opportunities at VLM-Camp Vermilion and Camp Hiawatha.

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Summer 2023 Camp Registration is Open

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Registration is open for Summer 2023!

To register go to: www.vlmcamps.org/registration, email vlm@vlmcamps.org or call the VLM Duluth office at our new number 218-481-9080

**GELC YOUTH!** You can go to camp for FREE because of special church donors! Contact the GELC office to get our balance transfer code to use when you register.

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Camp Vermilion Paddle Building

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Join us at Camp Vermilion for an extended weekend, January 13-16, of building your very own bent shaft canoe or paddle-board paddle. You will craft your own paddle, from gluing the wood blanks to a finished work of art.

For more information and to register visit: https://www.vlmcamps.org/programs-events or call our main office at 218-481-9080

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VLM Duluth Office has Moved

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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We have moved our Voyageurs Lutheran Ministries office in Duluth to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. 

New VLM office address:  1325 N 45th Ave E Duluth, MN 55804

 

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No Confirmation Dates

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Confirmation will NOT be held on the following dates:

April 6 & 13--Holy Week & Easter

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Sunday School Singing in Worship

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Sunday School children will sing a special song during worship on the following dates:

April 2

May 14

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No Sunday School Dates

by: Joyce Bloomquist

01/02/2023

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Sunday School will NOT be held on the following dates:

January 15--Martin Luther King

February 19--Presidents' Day

April 9--Easter

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