EVERGREEN COMMUNITY MEAL is having a short meeting in the Fellowship Hall, after church today, with anyone interested in cooking for August’s dinner Thursday, August 17th. We will discuss what time you want to get-together to make the meal and any ideas you have. Kim Snell

FRANKFURTERS & FELLOWSHIP at the Johnsons has been rescheduled for TODAY at 5 p.m. Dogs, potato salad and lemonade provided. If you’d like to bring a picnic “side” that would be great! Just spend some time building relationships within the body of Calvary! Bring a friend! Questions?!? Call Kristy 😊

Child Bridge Seminar: Creating Support for YOU! Child Bridge is inviting you to a special training to help equip foster/ adoptive families & those who want to support them. The seminar will be held at Calvary, this Saturday, August 19th from 9-noon. Donuts & coffee at 9, following the training lunch will be provided for those who RSVP (contact Aaron Scofield ascofield@childbridgemontana.org or 837-2247).

YARD SALE- ‘A Little from A Lot’ fundraiser in Calvary’s parking lot Aug 19th, 10am- 4pm. Contact Tom Foreman for any further information.

THE DAILY INTERLAKE didn’t have Calvary’s ad in last Sunday but they did put a larger one in the Wednesday, Aug. 2nd edition. If you have access to the Wed. paper take a look or check the ad out on the Welcome Area Bulletin Board!

OUR MINISTRIES BOARD has had a makeover & is now titled “Connect with Calvary”! It is the board located just South of Pastor Kurt’s office. Be sure to check it out & feel free to add to it!

BEYOND THE BUDGET OPPORTUNITIES: *Calvary’s parking lot will be resealed in August! The total cost is $4255; we have $3100 towards this expense leaving a balance of $1155. Please keep this opportunity in prayer and consider if God may call you to contribute! *Down Pour 2017 EnCourage Youth will be attending this event Aug 19th & 20th. The event is free to attend, but EnCourage Youth will be raising money to help cover the cost of gas, food, & hotel rooms. We estimate the cost will be $1480 (we have received $1026 so far); leaving a balance of $454. If you would like to donate towards this event or would like more information please contact Jason, Alyssa, or the church office. Please keep this opportunity in prayer and keep an eye out for more fundraising opportunities to come! *Kenco Alarm System Panel is not working properly and needs to be upgraded. The cost is approx. $825. Pray for God’s provision. *Song Select Renewal: We need to renew our subscription to CCLI’s Song Select service in Sept. for $149. This allows us to download songs in any key we need as well as guitar lead sheets & lyrics for the screen. Contact Jenny if you have questions.

SUNDAY SCHOOL HELPER NEEDED: I am looking for a person who enjoys working with kids to help me lead the younger age Sunday School group. Please contact me if you are interested and we can work out the details! Thanks! Jenny

LCMC ANNUAL GATHERING is Oct. 8-11, in downtown Minneapolis, MN. The theme of this year’s gathering is “We Confess Our Faith”. The cost to attend is $225 per person (before 9/1; $250 between 9/2-9/25; $275 after 9/25, or $325 at the door.) this includes dinner & dessert Sun./ lunch Mon. & Tues. It is $30 more for Monday Night Fellowship Dinner. This year’s event will again include a service project, vendors, great worship opportunities, breakout sessions, and the documentary commissioned by Thrivent: Martin Luther, The Idea That Changed the World\ Visit our website at lcmc.net/annual-gathering for more info. You may register online at lcmc.net/17-ag/registration or fill out & mail in a form from the bulletin board in the Welcome Area. Please keep the Annual Gathering in prayer!

EnCOURAGE’ YOUTH group meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday each week. Join us & enjoy praise music, bible study, games, and fellowship with other youth your age! Open to all middle school, high school, and college age youth!! We will continue throughout the summer! Adults are always welcome to join us for fun and fellowship too!! Hope to see you there!!

10:17 MEDIA MINISTRY: “So then faith cometh by hearing, & hearing by the word of God” Romans 10:17 (KJV). We work to provide a pathway for God’s word to be shared through audio & visual opportunities. No experience with soundboards/ computers needed, training is available! If you are interested in learning more about the 10:17 Media Ministry or would like to volunteer please contact Alyssa Sternad or the church office.

LIFE GROUPS “Friends doing life together.” These are small groups of people drawn together by the Spirit by a common interest or hobby with the purpose of building strong relationships with other followers of Jesus Christ. Contact the church office or Pastor Kurt for more information.

LOST & FOUND: We have items in the office and on the lost & found shelf in the center closet in the kitchen. Please look to see if anything may belong to you!

The ‘CONNECT’ card in the Sunday bulletin assists the office to keep our records updated; but more important, it helps us connect with you! Calvary Lutheran Church is your spiritual family. Please fill one out & place in the offering plate!