Don't forget to set your clocks ahead when you go to bed on Saturday, March 8 (Your 10pm bedtime will become 11 pm). Although you will be short on sleep on Sunday, March 9, it's a wonderful sign that spring is on the way!
Gymnasium Project Update
The Lutheran Foundation has approved our grant for the Gymnasium building project. A building committee has been formed by the Board of Directors which will meet soon to plan the next steps. Please continue to pray for the Lord's will and guidance for this undertaking.
Hearing Loop Assistance
The "loop" is installed and functioning here in Concordia's sanctuary. If you have a hearing aid and cannot hear the difference, you may need some assistance. Representatives from Hear Care Audiology will be available following 8:00 worship on Sunday, March 2. They will be happy to assist you if you have, or are considering hearing aids, or have other questions.
Free AARP Tax Help Available Mondays & Fridays, through April 14th, 9:00 am - 1:00 PM in Concordia's church narthex. Preference given to seniors 60 and over and those with low to moderate income. Questions? Call Bob Meyer at 484-9193.
Couples Prayer Seminar
Couples who pray together decrease their rate of divorce to 1 in more than 1000! Consider strengthening your marriage with an experience in prayer with your spouse. Don Luedke, MA, a counselor at Cross Connections, Inc. will be leading a one-day workshop entitled, "Enhancing Your Marriage through Prayer," on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The workshop will be at The Chapel, 2505 West Hamilton Road, Ft. Wayne, 46814. Cost for the day is $60. There will be a break for lunch on your own at local restaurants. The group is limited to 10 couples, so register soon by calling Cross Connections at 744-3228, ext. 327.
2014 Pictorial Directory
We are in the planning stages of publishing a 2014 Concordia Pictorial Directory. In the upcoming months we will be seeking volunteers to assist with marketing, appointments, sign-ups and other tasks. If you have been looking for a way to get involved at your church, the time is at hand! Please contact Michelle Rubrake, or the church office, with your willingness to help.
Life News 40 Days for Life is March 5-April 13. While there will be no formal Spring campaign in Ft. Wayne, it is still going to take place in 251 cities and 11 different countries. We would encourage you to be in prayer on behalf of the pre-born. We are grateful that there have been no abortions performed at the Inwood site since the first of the year. By God's grace may that be permanent.
Concordia Lutheran Church & School
4245 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 (260) 422-2429