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Social Ministry News

Room in the Inn at First Lutheran Church: – We will once again be partnering with St. Vincent De Paul to host the men of Room In The Inn on Mondays at First Lutheran in the months of November through March. First Lutheran will host every other Monday, starting November 12th. Please sign up to spend the night or host a meal. The sign-up board is in the Narthex. A Room In The Inn training will be held on Sunday, November 4, at 8:30 am. We will have light refreshments. Please plan to attend. Contact Tricia Gordon or the church office with any questions.

Supplies for our Room in the Inn ministry are being collected. Place donations in the RITI bin in the Narthex. Items needed are:

Gently used winter coats (Men’s Sizes)
New / gently used jeans (Men’s Sizes)
New / gently used hoodies (L, XL, XXL)
New / gently used work boots, hiking boots, or athletic shoes
New / gently used thermal underwear – both tops and bottoms (M, L, XL)
New sweatshirts and pants (L, XL, XXL)
New dry fit athletic socks
New Boxers (L, XL, XXL)
New Knit caps & gloves

Buena Vista News – We will be collecting Thanksgiving meals again for Buena Vista School. Place all meals in a reusable bag. We are collecting the bags on Sunday, Nov. 11th and Nov. 18th. Just place them in and around the shopping cart. The list of requested items will be in the cart if you want to grab one. In the shopping cart, there will be some reusable bags if you would like to use them. Thank you for your support and sorry for the late notice. Any questions contact Lisa Kafader.

Kroger cards – If you have not already linked your rewards card to First Lutheran please go to the Kroger website and link you card. Our NPO number is 88518. This must be done every year for us to receive credit.