Weekly Announcements

ELCA Seminary Visit, Monday, Oct. 5. Representatives from Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary, Luther Seminary, Lutheran School of Theology Chicago and Trinity Seminary will be in town to meet with any students who are interested in attending seminary. You’re invited to join us on Monday after chapel for lunch in Marty’s. Email ministry@luther.edu for more information.

“Lost and Found Farewell Tour,” Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., CFL Main Hall. General admission tickets, $10 per person. Tickets available at Luther College Ticket Office, tickets.luther.edu, x1357. Students, faculty and staff FREE with Luther ID. A free will offering will be taken for the ELCA Walk for Water Campaign. Sponsored by College Ministries and the Northeastern Iowa Synod.

Lives that Matter: Vocation, Self and Service: January 2016 (Decorah/Arizona), is a J Term course to help sophomores explore vocation and service. The course begins on campus and finishes at the ELCA “Spirit in the Desert” retreat center in Carefree, Arizona (close to Phoenix).  Students will join with retired alumni and residents in Carefree for service projects and group reflection and discussion in AZ. Registration for the course is open. Credit: 4 hrs. Limit: 20 students. Cost: $485 and flight (approximately $850. Instructors: Prof. Ruth Kath, Prof. Rebecca Sullivan and Pastor Mike Blair. For more info, email kathruth@luther.edu or blairmic@luther.edu

Student Volunteers needed for Fall Fling, Saturday, October 24. Help local residents with Fall chores like raking, pruning, washing windows and cleaning. Sign up as part of a group or as an individual. Sign-up form available at www.luther.edu/ministries and follow the Fall Fling 2015 link. Donations received will be sent to the Middle East and Europe Refugee Crisis fund through the ELCA Lutheran Disaster Response. 100 % of donations will be used to assist those directly impacted.

All Saints Day Chapel will be held on Monday, November 2 at 10:30 a.m. in the CFL Main Hall.We will remember children born or adopted in the Luther community in the last year as well as the names of those loved ones who have passed away that you would like the community to remember in prayer. Employees, their spouses and children, and students' parents and siblings will be listed in the bulletin. There will be an opportunity for all participants to light candles and name other saints in your life whom you remember. Please call or e-mail these names to College Ministries, x1040 or to ministry@luther.edu by Wednesday, October 28.

Tuesday Silent Meditation takes place each Tuesday of the academic year at 5:15 p.m. in the Melanchthon Interfaith Room (CFL 205) starting on September 8. Sittings are lead by Rev. Myoko Laura Demuth, Decorah Zen Center, Professors Gereon Kopf, Scott Hurley, or Lee Zook. Email student coordinator DJ Simpson at simpda02@luther.edu with questions.

Sign Up for “Upcoming in Chapel to receive an email reminder about weekday chapel on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The email will include the name of the preacher, Scripture text, and musicians. Go to www.luther.edu/ministries and click on the tab on the left, “Upcoming in Chapel.”

Weekly Worship Opportunities to hear God’s word and Be in Community. All services are held in the CFL. 

Sunday Worship—10:00 a.m.

Focus, Sunday night worship—9:00 p.m.

Weekday Chapel, M, W, F—10:30 a.m.

Silent Meditation, Tuesdays—5:15 p.m., CFL 205