Opportunities

Host Teams are in need of additional members. 

 

We have 4 Host Teams with 8-10 people on each team.  They are called on sporadically to help with setting up, serving and cleaning up for memorial services, pot lucks or other events.  Every team has a strong comradery and working together has developed solid connections between the members. 

 

Please contact Linda Harvey @ 250-751-1435 if you are interested in joining the fun!

CARDS AND MEN’S CLOTHING DRIVE

 

The chaplain at the Nanaimo Correctional Centre has let us know that they could use good, used men’s clothes and also greeting cards of any kind.  The request is for jackets, jeans, shirts appropriate for young men, shoes, backpacks and duffel bags.  Donations may be placed in the bin located in the narthex until April 5th.

2020 FLOWER CHART

The flower chart is hanging on the kitchen door  Add your name to your chosen date and indicate if it is to commemorate a special occasion or is in remembrance of a loved one.

The Revised offering counter schedule has been posted on the downstairs bulletin board. Six more counters have graciously volunteered to count this year, but we still have opening dates listed in 2020 for Jan. 5, 12, & 26; Feb. 2, 16, 23, and June 7, 21, & 28. With 19 regular and spare counters, we should have plenty of volunteers available to accommodate the first half of 2020...but... I leave it in your hands! Please contact Fred Wilke.

VOLUNTEER OFFICE STAFF:

weekdays from 9am - noon.

The following dates need volunteer staff coverage:

Wednesday relief needed until end of Sept.    

Regular Staff needed: Thursdays – 2nd, 3rd, 4th weeks each month.

Bulletin folder: 1 hour/week, Friday afternoon for Sept.  Contact Janice Valecourt at the church office if you can help.  250-758-1232; hope2174@shaw.ca

 

FLOWERS 

The flower chart is up on the kitchen door. If you have a Sunday where you would like to supply flowers please enter your name for the chosen day. If it is for a personal memorial, anniversary or blessing you can note that beside your name. Flowers from your garden are welcome.

If I can’t take it with me…then what?

Do you love the church and have an interest in leaving something for the work of the church?  The synod, assisted by CLWR is offering a wills and estates seminar to explain the benefits of providing faith based gifts.  Church council would like to gauge the interest by the congregation for such an event before accepting the invitation. For further details, see the article in the May edition of ‘The Messenger’ newsletter. Contact Witness and Mission Ctte Chair Joan Roszmann if you would attend this seminar.

Hope Lutheran Church
2174 Departure Bay Rd.
Nanaimo, BC, Canada
V9S 3V6

e-mail hope2174@shaw.ca

phone: 250-758-1232

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