Are you doing some school shopping with your kids or do you just like to shop? Consider picking up a few extras to help us pack school kits for Lutheran World Relief! Click on the link above to view a list of supplies. Drop off these supplies at Faaberg and Gary and they will pack them on Rally Sunday, September 10 (God’s Work. Our Hands.) If possible, please consider purchasing entire kits, so that there are not left overs or extra items that need to be purchased. No need to buy drawstring backpacks–Faaberg and Gary already have these.
Vacation Bible School will be held at Gary on June 5-9. Supper will start at 6 p.m. and VBS will run from 6:30-8 p.m. We could still use volunteers and people to make suppers each evening. If you are willing to help, please contact Pastor Kelly or the office. Kids of all ages are welcome to attend VBS!
Our parish will participate in a Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event in Grand Forks on Sunday, April 2 in the evening. All are welcome to join us and help pack meals for people suffering from hunger. Please contact Pastor Kelly for more information. Rides are available!
Pastor John will have a heart procedure done on February 28. Because of this, we will make some changes to the worship schedule.
Sunday, February 28: 8:30 a.m. Faaberg & Ness
9:30 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Gary & Sundal
Sunday, March 5: 8:30 a.m. Gary
9:30 am. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Faaberg
Sundal and Ness will not have worship on March 5. There will not be communion on March 5. Instead, all churches will have communion on March 12.
Our parish will be collecting items to donate to the Crookston Care & Share. They accept most useful items. They are especially in need of kitchen items. These items are given to people as they transition into having their own housing. Other ideas for items that can be donated are clothing, pillowcases, sheets, blankets, bathroom and personal hygiene supplies, winter apparel and non-perishable food items. Care & Share is an emergency homeless shelter for men, women and families, and they have a public soup kitchen that serves dinner, supper and breakfast. There will be a place at each church to collect items and they will be collected through February 14. Thank you!
Please join us for worship on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Worship times are:
8:30 a.m. Sundal & Ness
9:30 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Gary (Communion) & Faaberg (Communion)
Our LYO will take a special offering as part of the Super Bowl of Caring. All donations will be divided between the REACH Backpack Program and North Country Food Bank.
The annual meeting of the Gary/North Wild Rice Cemetery Association will be held following 10:30 a.m. worship at Gary.
Sunday is also the registration deadline for the Senior High Youth Gathering. If any youth from 9-12th grade is interested, please stop by the church to pick up a registration form. Return the registration form and a $75 check to the Gary-Rindal LYO to the office.
Join us for worship on Christmas Eve and Day!
Christmas Eve: 4 p.m. Candlelight Worship & Communion at Faaberg
9 p.m. Candlelight Worship & Communion at Gary
Christmas Day: 9 a.m. Worship & Communion at Ness & Sundal
We hope you can join us for a worship service during the Christmas season!
Worship at Ness and Sundal on December 18 has been cancelled due to extremely cold temperatures. Worship at Gary and Faaberg and their Christmas programs are still on, but be safe and dress warm!
Do you shop on Amazon and would like to give back to the parish? Use the link below and the AmazonSmile Foundation will give a percentage of your total purchase to the Gary-Rindal Parish!
Do you need a kid-free evening to decorate, wrap gifts or just relax? All kids are welcome to a Kid’s Movie Night from 6-9 p.m. this Saturday, December 10! Kids will eat homemade pizza, do crafts and watch a Christmas movie! Please RSVP with Katie DeMarais, so we have enough food and help. All are welcome!