Announcements

March Benevolence

This month’s second offering will go toward helping fellow members, the Brownell family, since they had a devastating fire at their home in February, which left smoke and water damage, along with fire damage.

We will continue our scheduled outreach program in April.
Thank you for your continued support!

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February’s Benevolence Benefits Lutheran World Relief

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering.

February’s Weekly Benevolence Offering will go toward Lutheran World Relief. LWR works with local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, and emergency operations. Their staff and partners in the countries where they work know the local languages, traditions and customs necessary to provide appropriate solutions. In addition, they have access to the knowledge and expertise of their colleagues in other countries around the world. http://lwr.org

Thank you for your continued support!

It’s Easter Egg Time!

This is Circle’s only fundraiser to support Harvest Home activities in the fall months. We invite ALL church members to help with this effort. We will gather at 9 am in the social hall kitchen, on February 26th, 28th and March 7th, to dip and package the eggs. We have a great time of fellowship and fun! Free lunch for all workers! Order sheets for egg purchases will be available soon.

Choc Covered Easter Eggs

No Sunday Services on January 20, 2019

Due to inclement weather, there will be NO Sunday services on January 20,2019.

January Benevolence Benefits Love Feast

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering. January’s second offering will go toward our Love Feast. FELC members volunteer twice a year in a rotation with other city churches to prepare and serve free meals to the needy. In conjunction with providing these free meals, take-home snack bags are also prepared and distributed. http://www.firstlutheranaltoona.org/outreach/
Thank you for your continued support!

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December Second Offering Benefits Christmas Carol

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering. December’s benevolent offering will go to Christmas Carol.
The Christmas Carol Foundation helps those who have ill family members, or have suffered a devastating injury or accident. Christmas Carol has helped provide monetary assistance, toward utility bills or other expenses such as hospital trips, or warm winter clothing The foundation has also provided assistance to make homes handicapped-accessible, has installed new roofs, new furnaces and provided appliances and furniture. The foundation has provided firewood, food, and, in some cases has provided a gravestone for a deceased loved one. Children are always taken care of, and in most cases are the focus of the charitable bequest.

http://www.foreveraltoona.com/christmas-carol-2018/

November Benevolence Offering

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering. November’s second offering will go to WALY WARMTH. This program buys warm winter clothing for underprivileged children from our area. Each December, these children are taken on a shopping trip for their new clothes. For many of these children, it’s the only Christmas they’ll know. All the children are screened for eligibility by Child Advocates of Blair County. This is funded purely through donation, and every single cent goes to help buy warm winter clothing for underprivileged right here in Blair County.

http://www.foreveraltoona.com/waly-warmth/

Thank you for your continued support!

Harvest Home

This Sunday, October 21st, is Harvest Home! All non-perishable food items and monetary donations are greatly appreciated. The children of TLC have collected and donated lots of items for this cause; the generosity of our TLC families is overwhelming! Support of this worthy cause is greatly appreciated!