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June 2019 Newsletter

*From Pastor's Thoughts

*Council Report

*Finance Report

*Treasurers Report

*Redeemer Lutheran Ladies

Pastor's Thoughts

In Christ,

Pastor Laurel


2019 Elected Executive:

Chair - Heddy Mueller

Vice Chair - Rick Norberg

Secretary - Kathy Maxon

Envelope Secretary - Sharolyn Molnar

Treasurer - Dorothy Raynor

Financial Committee - Rick Norberg, Wally Tetzlaff, Ed Podjan

Mission Committee - Kathy Maxon, Arlene Pottinger, Sharolyn Molnar

Parish Committee - Shelley Kretchman, Jerry Erickson, Don Wrobleski



Sunday, June 9th

Pastor is away, Pastor Ted will oversee communion


Pastor will be attending the annual clergy retreat in Pinawa June 9th through 12th


Pastor will be attending the National Church Convention in Regina July 10th through 13th as the clergy delegate.


Pastor will be on vacation July 14th through 27th, Pastor Vickers will be on call.


Retirement Celebration & Thank You

Sunday, June 30th

Retirement blessing service at 10 a.m. with communion, followed by a potluck lunch.

Program begins at 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

*Erickson Lutheran Church

30 - 3rd Street S.W.

For Pastor Jim Vickers & Deacon Hilde Vickers

Please bring your good wishes.

RSVP: Heather Howdle at hhowdle84@gmail.com


Do you have a favourite Hymn???

Let the worship committee know.

We will use them this summer in the services.


Finance Report: May 2019

Council Met on May 15th

In April 2019 the Envelope Giving and PAR combined for a total of $7290.00. This is $1450.00 above the projected budget amount. Thank you to those whom have given so generously.

Our expenses for April totaled $9394.40. this is $726.21 above projected budget amount and includes an expense payment to the Winter Shelter for 11 new cots $956.91.

Our overall year-to-date Net Income is $2766.71. This amount will change in the next month as we have to pay the insurance and taxes.

As of May 19th, you have generously given $4180.00 toward the Piano Restoration project. Council thanks all whom have embraced this project. We have contacted Mark Cramer to inform him of our successful collection of the funds needed for the project. He is currently in Banff, Alberta and will return by June 1st. he indicated that he would begin our rebuild upon his return.

Property/Finance Committee

Rick Norberg, Ed Podjan & Wally Tetzlaff


Treasurer's Report

Profit & Loss Budget vs. Actual

Respectfully Submitted,

Dorothy Raynor

A weekly offering of $1510 is needed to meet the 2018 budget of $78,500


Samaritan House Winter Shelter

Toiletries for Men & Women:

Shampoo (Travel Size)




Toothbrushes(Soft bristles)

Feminine hygiene products

Cold Weather Wear for Men & Women:


Women's Underwear (Sizes M & L)

Men's Underwear ( Sizes L & XL)

Socks (Good Quality)





Granola Bars

Bottled Water

Kraft Dinner (Individual Serving)

Soups/Meals (with Pop-off Tops)


Redeemer Lutheran Ladies:

June Wind Up will be held at Lee's Buffet Monday, June 10, 11:30 a.m. All Ladies welcome.

Ladies Breakfast: Saturday, June 15th, 9:30 a.m.

Bible Study will resume in September.


Debt-reduction fundraising ideas

can be put in the Suggestion Box in the Narthex.


Members wishing to donate items to the Church are asked to speak to a Council Member prior to bringing the item(s)

*Our Mailing Address:

Redeemer Lutheran Church

114 Ashgrove Blvd

Brandon, MB R7B 1E1