College Ministries would like to thank all who participated in worship during the past year. The attendance of community members and the many contributions of preachers, musicians and artists greatly enrich our worship life. Our regular worship schedule will resume in the fall with Sunday Morning Worship on September 1 and Weekday Chapel on September 4. Opening Convocation is September 5. We wish all students, faculty and staff a safe and relaxing summer.
Outreach will host a Closing Vespers campfire at Will Baker Park, Saturday, May 11--meet at CFL Canopy at 7:00 p.m. to walk to Will Baker Park and join Outreach teams for campfire, songs, worship and s'mores. Rain location, CFL Recital Hall.
Seniors: Are You Planning on Serving as a Full-time Volunteer for Minimal or no Compensation Next Year? If so, you may be eligible to receive a servant scholarship from Luther College’s Student Congregation Council for support. If interested, please email email@example.com with a description of your plans by Monday, May 6.
Commissioning Sunday for Graduating Seniors will be at the 10:00 a.m. worship on Sunday, May 12. We will recognize and bless all Seniors with a special recognition of those who will be pursuing theological education or service in the church and community after graduation. If you will be able to participate in the service, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you know your future plans (even if they are tentative) include that information as well.
Turn the Tragedy of Postville into a Victory for Justice: Join the broader northeast Iowa community in marking the 5th anniversary of the 2008 immigration raid in Postville, Iowa, and a call to Remember, Reconcile, and Reform. Email email@example.com if you would like information about rides to the commemoration taking place in Cedar Rapids on Friday, May 10, or join us in chapel on May 10 at 10:30 a.m. Additional information at www.lirs.org/postville-anniversary.
Baccalaureate Service is Saturday, May 18 at 8 p.m. in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life. All graduating seniors, their friends and families, and the community are invited to participate. Guests are asked to be seated by 7:45 p.m. Rooted in the college’s Christian heritage, this ecumenical service seeks to celebrate the diversity of the graduating class by incorporating readings and prayers from a variety of religious traditions. Audio recordings of the service are available upon request from the Office of College Ministries (http://ministry.luther.edu) or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Each year a freewill offering is collected and designated to local and global charities in honor of the senior class. This year's offering will benefit the ELCA Malaria Campaign, Decorah Community Free Clinic and the Decorah Area Food Pantry.
Free Apparel for Luther Students - If you are going to be a camp counselor or church Intern this summer, stop by College Ministries for a free T-shirt! They are available in the upstairs College Ministries Office, CFL 206. Bring your summer mailing address with you.
MISSING! If you borrowed a hymnal, worship booklet, or other books from the College Ministries Office, the College Ministries Library or from the pastors, please return them to us before you leave for the summer! Drop them off at the College Ministries office or send them via campus mail.