WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY
9 am – Chariton Worship
11 am – Corydon Worship
10:30 am – Radio Broadcast on KIIC Radio – 96.7 FM out of Albia
NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 1, BISHOP AMY CURRENT WILL BE PARTICIPATING IN THE WORSHIP SERVICES AT FIRST LUTHERAN and CHRIST THE SERVANT.
NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 1, AT FIRST LUTHERAN, a time of coffee and fellowship will follow the morning worship service to give everybody time to visit with Bishop Current.
NEXT SUNDAY, MAY 1, CHRIST THE SERVANT WILL BE HOSTING A POTLUCK MEAL FOLLOWING THEIR WORSHIP SERVICE. This will give everyone a chance to visit with Bishop Current and get to know her better. Everybody from Chariton is invited to attend. Each family attending is asked to bring a dish to share. The meal will begin around 12:15 pm.
WELCA CLUSTER GATHERING will be held this coming Saturday, April 30, at Good Shepherd Lutheran in Knoxville. Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the event will end after lunch. Reservations must be made by calling 641-842-6964. Reservations must be made on or before April 27. This will be their first gathering since COVID.
SHE PLANS TO BE IN THE OFFICE Monday thru Wednesday from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm (some afternoons if needed). THE BULLETINS WILL BE PRINTED ON WEDNESDAY MORNING – SO PLEASE GIVE HER YOUR INFORMATION FOR THE BULLETINS ACCORDINGLY.
THE MINISTRY CENTER IS IN NEED OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: Pancake Mix, Syrup, Mayo, Jam, Flour, & Sugar.
HERE IS A SHORT BIO OF BISHOP AMY CURRENT:
Rev. Amy Current is a pastor in The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and has served the Southeastern Iowa Synod in the office of bishop since 2020. She is a graduate of Concordia College, Moorhead, MN (B.A.) and Wartburg Theological Seminary (M.Div.).
Prior to her role as bishop, Current served as vice president for admissions and student services at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. She also served in various leadership roles at Wartburg Seminary including director for financial aid and stewardship formation, director for public communications, and interim director of the Center for Youth Ministries. Born and raised in North Dakota, Amy was honored to serve as pastor of Maple Sheyenne Lutheran Church in Harwood, N.D., as pastor of Golden Ridge Lutheran Church, Fargo, N.D., and Congregational Lutheran United Church, Gardner, N.D.
Bishop Current serves on the boards of Grand View University, Lutheran Services in Iowa, Wartburg College, and Unity Point Health – Des Moines.
Bishop Current is married to Rev. Dr. Samuel Giere, who serves as professor of biblical interpretation at Wartburg Theological Seminary. They have two children, Isaac and Shonagh Current Giere. The family has two miniature Australian shepherds, Archie and Otis.
Bishop Current enjoys reading novels, kayaking, snowshoeing, walking, sharing meals, lingering in conversation, watching tv, and exploring through travel.THE SET ME FREE PROJECT
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022
Time: 10:00am – Noon
Location: First Lutheran Church
1004 Curtis Ave
Chariton, IA 50049
The Set Me Free Project is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to bring prevention education to youth and families to stop human trafficking before it begins. The curriculum is informative, interactive, and flexible – reaching students, educators, parents and leaders in every facet of our communities..
THE RADIO BROADCAST OF PASTOR HUTTON’S SERMONS WILL BE AN ONGOING MINISTRY OF FIRST LUTHERAN and CHRIST THE SERVANT.
Ways to listen – every Sunday morning at 10:30 am:
* KIIC Radio – 96.7 FM out of Albia
* The radio stations website: kiicradio.com (click on the “Listen Live” button)
* If you miss the broadcast on Sunday, you can also catch it as a podcast on the church’s website: firstlutheran-christtheservant.org
THANK YOU for your support of this ministry!!
SPONSORS ARE NEEDED FOR OUR WEEKLY RADIO BROADCAST!
We are in need of radio sponsors for June until the end of the year. With three members now in care facilities, the broadcast brings our worship to those, plus we have listeners all across southern Iowa. Sponsorships are $35. Please call the church office to sponsor a Sunday. Thank you!