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Salem Covenant Church
Salem Covenant Church
7811 135th St NW
Pennock MN  56279
320-599-4574
Salem Covenant Church
7811 135th St NW
Pennock MN  56279
320-599-4574
"Honoring the Past,
Embracing the Present,
Hope for the Future
for the Glory of God"
"Honoring the Past,
Embracing the Present,
Hope for the Future
for the Glory of God"
Sunday, August 20
No Summer Sunday School in August
10:15am – Greeters: Derrick & Kyle Broberg & Kevin Fuchs      
10:15am – Nursery: David & Angie Beyerl  
10:30am – Worship today with Sheldon Hedin of Dassel Covenant
4:30-7:30pm – Family and Children: Light supper, s'mores, and games
                     at Salem. For those interested, a group will be leaving
                     Salem at 5:30 p.m. to attend the African Children's
                     Choir concert at First Covenant in Willmar. See below
                     for more concert details.
6:30pm - African Children's Choir US tour in concert at First Covenant
              Church in Willmar. In spite of the tragedy that has marred
              their young lives, the children are radiant, musically gifted
              and always entertaining. A free-will offering will be taken to
              help support the “Music for Life Institute”, an international
              program with a 30-year history.

Tuesday, August 22
2:30-6pm - Kerkhoven Farmers' Market at Pillsbury Pool shelter.
              Food will be served by the KIP Study Club, with fellowship
              to follow. Sarah Brouwer from Brouwer Berries will talk
              about their business at about 3:15.  She may have some
              jams for sale as well.  There are only two markets left.
              Don't miss your chance to stock up on all the good stuff for
              sale!

Wednesday, August 23
6pm – Confirmation Orientation Picnic with students, parents (along
              with siblings) and mentors in Salem’s picnic shelter. Burgers
              and Brats will be provided, everyone please bring a picnic
              food or dessert to share.

Sunday, August 27
No Summer Sunday School in August
10:15am – Greeters: Ron Aleshire & Girls      
10:15am – Nursery: Todd & Erica Johnson   
10:30am – Worship with Pastor Nick Whittenhall, former pastor of
               “Ignite Church” in Oakdale
11:30am–7th–12th gr. Student/Parent mtg. across from Bernadette’s
             office.

Sunday, September 3
No Summer Sunday School
10:15am – Greeters: Bill & Dorothy Broberg
10:15am – Nursery-Toddler Room: Ron Aleshire & Girls  
10:15am – Nursery-Infant Room: Scott & Rachel Rambow   
10:30am – Worship with Tyler Menssen, director of Lake Beauty Bible
              Camp Solid Rock College, Long Prairie.

Sunday, September 10
9am – Coffee Fellowship – Served by the CE Board
9:15am - Fall Sunday School Kick-Off
10:15am – Greeters: Ardell & Katie Johnson
10:15am – Nursery-Toddler Room: Craig & Shawn Dishinger
10:15am – Nursery-Infant Room: Shannon League & Maria Hulscher  
10:30am – Worship with Interim Pastor Rich Theilen

Tuesday, September 12
8am - Salem Seniors, depart on Salem’s bus for Lake Beauty Bible,
       
 Long Prairie, MN “Senior Adult Day” from 10am-2pm. Listen to
       
 great music by the “Benson Family Singers”, and hear about the
       
 exciting new things that are happening at Lake Beauty Bible
       
 Camp! Please sign up on the bulletin board by Sunday, Sept. 10th
       
 if you would like to spend a day at camp!

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24
Lake Beauty Bible Camp Women's Retreat, Long Prairie MN. With
special guest speaker, Terry Friedlein, talking about “Bringing Broken &
Dead Things to Life”, whether it’s our
dreams, relationships, hopes, or
even our faith! Registration
booklets are on the narthex table. Please
sign up on the
bulletin board if you plan to attend.

Wednesday, August 23
6pm – Confirmation picnic with students, parents (along with siblings)
      and mentors in Salem’s picnic shelter. Burgers and Brats will be
      provided, everyone please bring a picnic food or dessert to share.

Sunday, August 27
No Summer Sunday School in August
10:15am – Greeters: Ron Aleshire & Girls      
10:15am – Nursery: Todd & Erica Johnson   
10:30am – Worship with Pastor Nick Whittenhall, former pastor of
             “Ignite Church” in Oakdale
11:30am–7th–12th gr. Student/Parent mtg. across from Bernadette’s
             office.


OTHER INFO:
The next opportunity to serve for Family Promise is Tuesday,
September 19th & Friday, September 22nd.  Please let Linda Friedlein
know if you are willing to make and serve supper on either night. Let
her know as well, IF you would be willing to stay until 8pm, when the
overnight hosts arrive.  Thank you!


September is Salem’s turn for “Meals on Wheels” in Kerkhoven.
Thanks to our devoted drivers, we only have the week of Sept. 11th –
15th left to sign up for! Please sign up on the bulletin board if you can
drive. THANK YOU!

Summer Soccer: Pastor Andy will be leading soccer games on
Tuesdays at 3pm at Pillsbury Park in Kerkhoven and on Thursdays
at 10am in Pennock.  All ages and skill levels are welcome.  Check
Salem's Facebook page, or contact Pastor Andy for weather related
cancellations and updates.

If you did not sign up to help with the Hospitality ministry at Salem
and would like to be involved, contact Julie Beckman at 264-1150.

"Freezer Refill Needed!" More hot dishes are needed that the
hospitality group uses. If you are able to make one, please put your
hot dish in the gym kitchenette chest freezer.

Church bus drivers are needed for the months of July and Aug.
Please call Don Schemmel at 599-4185 if you can help out.

Old shoes, sandals, boots lying around?
The Raymond Lions are collecting them for Soles4Souls again! A
collection basket is located in the narthex coat rack area.  Thank you!
Any questions, please contact Dean & Barb Gunderson.