Ron Poe’s Graduation

Ron Poe to graduate May 17th

Following worship we will car pool to Dubuque for the graduation ceremony of Ron Poe, our 2014-2015 intern. We will leave the church around 11:00 am and stop along the way at Pizza Ranch for lunch. This will get us to Dubuque around 2:15 with the graduation service beginning at 3:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending this event, please sign up on the clip board or call the church office. Ron is going to try to have a reserved section for the Fredsville people to sit together. We will also be attending a reception following the ceremony. Let’s celebrate with Ron and Angie and show our Fredsville love and support!

Easter Sunday

Please join us for worship on Easter Sunday! Breakfast will be served from 8:30-9:25, Worship at 9:30, and Easter Egg Hunt at 10:45. What a perfect opportunity to invite family, friends, neighbors, etc… to hear the resurrection story! Come! Celebrate! Invite! Rejoice! He is Risen!

Holy Week Services / Events

Maundy Thursday Worship Service: Wednesday, April 1, 7 p.m.
(Yes, Wednesday, not Thursday. This is not an April Fools Joke; we observe Maundy Thursday on the traditional Wednesday church night because it works better for people’s busy schedules.)

Good Friday Tenebrae Service with cantata: Friday, April 3, 7 p.m.

Easter Morning (Sunday April 5):

Easter Breakfast: 8:30-9:25 a.m.

Easter Worship: 9:30 a.m.

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt following worship (approximately 10:30 a.m.)

There will be no sunrise service this year.

Aebleskiver Dinner

Come to Fredsville Lutheran Church any time between 4-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, 2015 for a delicious aebleskiver dinner! Tickets are only $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-10. It’s free for kids 2 and under! Menu includes all-you-can eat aebleskiver (Danish pancake balls), sausage, applesauce, dessert and beverage.

Donuts & Devotions

Each Saturday during Lent we will spend some time with a new series called Animate. Animate is a video series that includes Bible study and conversation about Faith. We will meet each Saturday morning beginning February 21 at 9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Donuts, coffee, and juice will be provided! Please sign up on the sheet in the Fellowship Hall or call the church office so we can be sure to have enough treats.

Adult Forums

Join us after worship in the conference room with a cup of coffee and a cookie for the adult forum. Always an interesting topic with interesting speakers!

February 22 – What is Lutheran? Led by Pastor Lisa
March 1 – Rev. Michael Stadie (LDR – Lutheran Disaster Response)
March 8 – Rev. Cindy Breed (Lutheran Chaplaincy Outreach – Chaplain from University of Iowa Hospitals / Clinics)
March 15 – Bible Study & Potluck (no forum)
March 22 – Does being Lutheran make a difference? Led by Intern Barb
March 29 – Habitat for Humanity
April 5 – No forum due to Easter activities
April 12 – Wartburg Castle Singers
April 19 – Nancy Magnall (IFAPA – Iowa Foster and Adoptive Parents)
April 26 – Bremwood Lutheran Children’s Home / Residential Treatment Center

Coffee House Theatre

Plan on joining us for a special night at Fredsville! Monday February 2nd from 7:00 – 8:30pm come and be entertained by our local DNH students. The evening will highlight the DNH students preparing for speech contest. Come be entertained by reader’s theatre, musical theatre, duet acting, storytelling, etc… and sip on a variety of coffees, teas, and some delightful treats. It’s a casual night of simple entertainment! Invite a friend, bring out a car load! Come relax and enjoy!