Weekly Announcements

Interested in being part of a small group Bible/book study? Come to the Bible study sign up after 10 a.m. worship on Sunday and before/after Focus at 9 p.m. in the CFL lobby. Leaders will be present to explain the various small groups that will be meeting.

Sunday Night Worship/Focus is a student-led worship service with music, speaking, and prayer, held at 9 p.m. in the CFL Main Hall. Our speaker for Sunday, September 18 will be Luther Senior, Ally Franz. Our speaker for Sunday, September 25 will be Niels Anderson ‘95.

LCHFH Pancake Breakfast, September 17 — Luther's Habitat for Humanity chapter is hosting a pancake fundraiser for their 2017 spring break trip to Louisiana at First Lutheran Church (604 W Broadway St) from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Year after year, students give back to Winneshiek County by participating in local builds. A portion of the proceeds will go back to Winneshiek County Habitat for Humanity. Students and their families are welcome to attend, as well as the Decorah community and surrounding area. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for kids aged 5-12, and free for children under 5. They can be purchased at the Box Office, online at tickets.luther.edu, or the day of the event. Contact brocmi01@luther.edu with questions.

Eid-al-Adha Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 18 — Come celebrate Eid Al Adha with our Muslim students this Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Women and Gender Equality Center (in Gjerset House, located on High street, east from the CFA). Stories and desserts will be shared. All are welcome!

Silent Meditation takes place each Tuesday of the academic year at 5:15 p.m. in the Melanchthon Interfaith Room (CFL-205). Sittings are led by Professors Gereon Kopf, Scott Hurley, or Professor emeritus, Lee Zook. Email kopfg@luther.edu with questions.

The WGST is proud to host the Fabric of Peace project. It is a collection of three quilts on display in Gregerson Gallery (CFA) and the Women and Gender Equality Center. We have the three quilts, all made by women to pursue peace in the world, on display for the month of September. The quilts have been traveling around the country to emphasize the roles women play in creating and demanding peace. 

Graduate/Professional School Day — will be on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Dahl Centennial Union. Students can stop by the tables to visit with representatives about their programs and application process. Included in the list of schools will be Luther Seminary and the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.

Social Media Sunday is an international, ecumenical movement to encourage everyday digital discipleship (using social media to share the Good News of God’s love in Jesus Christ). Join us for worship on Sunday, Sept. 25 (morning and Focus) in using #SMS16 to share photos, videos, and comments about how we experienced God’s love that day.

ELCA Seminary Visit Day will be on Friday, October 7. Students who are discerning or interested in attending seminary are invited to join us for lunch in Marty’s after chapel on Friday. Email ministry@luther.edu for more information.

Walk with Pastor Anne — Every Wednesday, starting September 28th, join Pastor Anne Edison-Albright at 2:45 p.m. for a 30 minute walk and informal conversation. All are welcome! Email Pastor Anne at edisan01@luther.edu with questions.

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