Office Volunteers Needed

Tuesdays, 9 am – 2 p.m.  Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Assist with hospitality, phones and special projects.  Typing skills would be great, but not required.  Looking for coverage each week.  Call Wendy in office.  Will train.

Season of Lent:  Wednesday Worship & Meals.  Garden Chapel

Join us at 12 noon for Lenten Worship, followed by a Soup, Bread & Salad Luncheon every Wednesday, through April 9.  March 19 lunch:  Cream of Potato w/Bacon or Chicken Noodle Soups with Tuna Sandwiches. Suggested:  $6.  Evening Meals and Worship:  5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Pizza & Salad Bar followed by 7 p.m. Lenten Worship.

Join the 40th Anniversary Planning Committee

Next meeting Sunday, March 30.  10 a.m.  Looking for more people to help plan June and September celebratory events.  Contact Wendy in the office.  Meet bi-weekly; Wednesday evenings as event approaches.

First Communion Class

Sunday, March 30.  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Please sign up in advance at the Welcome Desk.  No Fee.  Materials and lunch provided.  Parents are asked to stay through lunch and startup of class.  Attend class with pastor and talk about receiving communion and what it means.  If parents feel their child is ready for communion, that child should attend.  We also recommend parent/child/family attend The Reenactment of the Last Supper (April 15 – 17), where each child can see communion and take their first communion and receive it from Christ.

Flowers for Easter Sunday, April 20th Worship

Hosanna now taking orders for flowers through April 3.  All flowers come from Forest Lake Floral.  This Easter, place a flower on the church altar in memory or honor of a loved one.  Flowers will be taken home following second service.  Order forms and payments taken at Welcome Center.

Youth Fund-Raiser Easter Breakfast.  Sunday, April 20

Serving 8 – 11:45 a.m.  Look for more information coming soon for meal donations.

Be the hero.  Fight hunger.  March is Minnesota Food Share Month

Support Hunger in our own neighborhoods.  During the month of March, Hosanna is asking for donations of non-perishable food, personal hygiene items, paper products and household cleaning products.  All donations will support our local Family Pathways Food Shelf in Forest Lake.  Please look for donation boxes in Welcome Center.  You may also give a monetary donation.  Place in a special giving envelope found at the Welcome Center, or write “Food Shelf” on the memo line of your check and put in the offering plate.  Thank you for making a difference in the lives of those who feel the pain of hunger.  Volunteers needed to drop off donations and have them weighted at food shelf every Thursday.  Please contact Wendy.

Tuesday Adult Bible Study.  Time has changed

10 a.m. – noon, every Tuesday.  Leads:  Deb Devore/Dee Reebeck.   Join Us!

Journey of Forgiveness ... A Story Not Yet Told

May 8.  6 p.m.  Garden Chapel.  Please join us for a documentary of Native Elders sharing their boarding school experience and the journey that they are now taking towards forgiveness.  Following the documentary, Basil Brave Heart, a Lakota Elder, will share his personal boarding school experience and journey of forgiveness.

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