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General Pastoral Conference

Your pastors will be in Bloomington, Minnesota Wednesday, October 6 thru Friday, October 8 at our synod's General Pastoral Conference.  Please pray for a blessed conference!  Among the presentations at the conference will be the following:

  • Instructional Strategy for Teaching Catechism and Bible Class 

    • presentation by Dr. Gene Pfeifer, President of Bethany Lutheran College

  • What does Jesus tell us about Dealing with a Christian Who's Living in Sin?  A study of Matthew 18:15-20 

    • presentation by President Glenn Obenberger

  • Church Membership:  What is its essence and what constitutes it? 

    • presentation by Rev. Ed Bryant

  • The Events Surrounding Martin Luther's Excommunication from the Catholic Church (We're commemorating the 500th anniversary of this event) 

    • presentation by Dr. Erling Teigen

Altar Flowers

The flowers on the altar on October 10th are given by Max and Ashley John in celebration of their 10th wedding anniversary and on October 17th are given by Denny and Barb Erickson in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary.


Lakeside Lutheran A Cappella Choir

We look forward to having the Lakeside Lutheran High School A Cappella Choir here on Sunday, October 17th at the 8:30am and 10:30am services.


Trunk or Treat!

Holy Cross will be hosting a Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 23rd from 10:30am – 11:30am.

We are asking for candy donations.  We have 2 areas where you can place your donations.  One tote will be in the narthex of the church near the doors to the cafeteria.  The other tote will be located near the front office. 

We are also looking for volunteers to decorate their trunks and hand out candy! Please sign up here. Candy to hand out will be provided. 

Rain Date will be Saturday, October 30th.


Fall Harvest Thank You

To all Holy Cross ELC, School, and Church families,

Thanks so much for coming out and supporting Holy Cross at the Fall Harvest this past Friday evening! It was a record number of families, thanks in part to the beautiful weather! That was a record too. ;-)  Thanks to those that brought food, helped serve and clean up. It was most appreciated!

There are a few Tupperware dishes and utensils that were brought back and are in the school kitchen. Please feel free to stop in and pick up. 


Bethany Getaway Weekend

Bethany Lutheran College invites all high school juniors and seniors to join us for a FREE weekend October 28-30, 2021, that’s filled with fun and excitement. 

While on campus, you will do the following:

  • Tour our campus

  • Experience life as a Bethany Student

  • Meet professors, directors, coaches, and new friends

To reserve your spot or obtain more information, go to blc.edu/getaway, call Bethany’s Admissions Office at 507-593-7157, or email any questions  to admissions@blc.edu.

Your reservation is due by October 18th.


Christmas Wreaths

The PTO will be selling Christmas Wreaths again this year!  See attached for the order form and pricing information.  Place your check & order form in the envelope located at the Welcome Center.  Physical copies of the order form will be there for you to use as well. Feel free to pass this along to friends and family! Christmas Wreath Order Form.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Chelsea Orvick at 608.217.2279 or caorvick@gmail.com.  


Holy Cross Memorabilia

Do you have memorabilia from your days at Holy Cross Lutheran School that you would like to share with our 50th Anniversary Committee? The Committee would like to put together a display for our celebration. Consider pins, buttons, tshirts, jackets, etc. Memorabilia can be shared with Pastor Tweit at Holy Cross.  


Heyerholm family-Update

Jonah is home! If you would like to send Jonah or his family a note of encouragement or simply say hello, please email them at HeyJonah2021@gmail.com We will be posting requests for meals to be delivered.  View updates here: https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/r5rog7/updates/

Thank you for blessing the Heyerholm family!


ELS Women's Missionary Society 50th Fall Rally

The ELS Women's Mission Rally will be held at Holy Cross on Oct. 16, 2021.

Dane County mask order has been extended until Nov. 5.

Registration and coffee hour begin at 9 am. Registration cost is $5 which includes lunch.

Planning meeting for officers and representatives at 9:15 am.

Rally begins at 10 am.


Position Opening – Evangelical Lutheran Synod

The Evangelical Lutheran Synod invites applications for the position of Business Administrator.  Request job description from Keith Wiederhoeft, 6 Browns Court, Mankato, MN  56001.  Keithw@blc.edu. 507-344-7395.  Please submit resume and references to President Glenn R. Obenberger at the same address by November 1.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting or finance.  Benefits include health, life insurance, and pension plan.  Start date after January 1 of 2022.


FREE Books: learn a Lutheran response to evolution

You can request 3 FREE books (32-48 pages each).  Choose from 10 titles.  Request yours at www.LutheranScience.org/FreeBooks or by writing to (include your address): Lutheran Science Institute, 13390 W. Edgewood Ave, New Berlin WI 53151.  This offer expires Dec. 31, 2021.  Only one request per address.  Limited to addresses in the USA.  Offer subject to change without notice. 


ELS President’s Newsletter

October 2021


The Center for Apologetics/Board for Home Outreach

October's "Q&A Leading to Christ"

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Madison, WI 53704
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