Bismarck Calvary United Methodist
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
A United Methodist Congregation

Calvary Connection

Calvary United Methodist Church News

Bismarck, ND

 

Confirmation

The following were all confirmed at the June 3, 2018 Confirmation Service and are now members of Calvary United Methodist Church: Emily Grace Curren, Bracstin Lee Dailey, Alexa Ann Fettig, Ethan Ryan Fettig, Jade Avery Millner, Shaelah Lynn Pazourek, Tucker James Unrath, Lisa Jean Vadnais & Carrington Diane Welk. 

 

We welcomed the following into membership at Calvary: Leonard & JoAnn Becker, Darrel & Terie Kiefer, Henry & Beverly Schatz, and Ryan Fettig
 
 
 
RECENT BAPTISMS
 
Lena Delrae Heupel was baptized on February 25, 2018.  Lena’s parents are Trevor and Alice Heupel; she was born on July 30, 2017, and has an older sister, Leola.
 
July 30, 2017, Micah Derek Heimbuck, Parents: Matthew & Lisa Heimuck
 
 
THANK YOU'S

"We would like to thank everyone for the cards, memorials, and prayers during the loss of our dear Mother, Delores Ahl.  All of your love and support is very much appreciated.  May God Bless each one of  you.

Clarence & Nancy Mertz & Family

Curtis & Linda Mertz & Family”

 

“Dear Friends of the Pantry – Thank you for your donation of food totaling $103.45 (12-14-17).  We appreciate your support!  Thank you for your kindness and generous spirit.  Bismarck Emergency Food Pantry”     

 

 

 
 
Sympathy
 
Calvary Church extends Sympathy to the family and friends of: 

 

 

Steve & Ginny McCallum, as well as their families and friends.  On June 15, Steve’s mother, Arlene Kellar, passed away.  Her funeral was on June 22.  One week later, Steve’s brother, Jerry Kellar, suffered a tragic death in a storm-related accident on June 29.  Funerals for both Arlene and Jerry were held at Sunne Lutheran Church, rural Wilton; Arlene’s on June 22 and Jerry’s on July 3.  Let us remember those grieving the deaths of this mother and son in our prayers.

 

Dorothy Schmidt Wittig, sister of Red Schmidt.  Dorothy’s sweet soul left earthly life on May 18; funeral arrangements are pending with Sunset Memorial Funeral Home in Missoula, Montana.

Betty Lapp, a long-time member of Calvary Church.  Betty completed her earthly journey on February 11; her funeral was here at Calvary on February 16.

 Rodney Howe, father of Terri Kiefer.  Mr. Howe completed his earthly journey on March 7; his memorial service was held March 12 at Sunne Lutheran Church in rural Wilton, ND.

 Delores Ahl who passed on to her eternal life on March 21.  Funeral services for Delores were here at Calvary on March 29.

Marie Renschler, a long-time member of our church.  Marie passed away on December 1.  Pastor Perry officiated at services for Marie at Bismarck Funeral Home on December 5.

  Larry Colebank, stepson of Esther Colebank.  Larry passed away January 29 at his home in Virginia Beach, VA; his funeral was held February 5 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Virginia Beach.  Larry was age 4 when he was blessed with Esther as his stepmom.

  Bea Bale, wife of Bob Bale and mother of Kris (Rev. Joel) Winckler.  Bea passed away on January 30; her funeral service was held February 5 at Mandan United Methodist Church.

 

 


WORSHIP ATTENDANCE

 
January, 2018
January 7 – 96
January 14 – 93
January 21 – 83
January 28 – 91

 

February

February 4 – 71

February 11 – 90

February 18 – 87

February 25 – 108

 

March

March 4 – 95

March 11 – 92

March 18 – 88

March 25 – 115

Maundy Thursday – 34

Good Friday – 27

Easter Sunday April 1 – 172

Easter Breakfast – 61

April 8 – 62

April 15 – 94

April 22 – 106

April 29 – 157

May 6 – 91

May 13 – 93

May 20 – 80

May 27 – 68

     June 3 – 158

     June 10 – 86

     June 17 – 66

     June 24 – 71

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greeters,

2018
  January 7 – Wade & Julie Curren
  January 14 – Sidney & Linda Berreth
  January 21 – Ray & Rose Voegele
  January 28 – Darrel & Terri Kiefer
  February  4 – Bob & Ev Poppe

February 11 – Larry & Sharon Will

February 18 – Ryan Sherman & Ginny Sherman

February 25 – Travis & Alice Heupel

March 4 – Tom & Jodi Vadnais

March 11 – Rick Bentz & Jean Jasper

March 18 – Garmon & Janice Winckler

March 25 – Helena & Oscar Ebel

April 1 – Ken & Carol Hogue

April 8 – Harold & Mavis Hoffman

April 15 – Mike & Beckie Dronen

April 22 – Bill & Berts Wilson

April 29 – Esther Colebank & Tillie Kindsvogel

May 6 – Steve & Ginny McCallum

May 13 – Elaine Beyl & Shirley Buchholz

May 20 – Clarence & Nancy Mertz

May 27 – Red Schmidt & Harold Ziegler

June 3 – Leland & VerDella Schlenker

June 10 – Leonard & JoAnn Becker

June 17 – Elaine Beyl & Shirley Buchholz

June 24 – Wayne & Nyla Kilber

July 1 – Shayne & Alisha Mertz

July 8 – Ron & Sally Kraft

July 15 – Sidney & Linda Berreth

July 22 – Nate & Lacey Nelson

July 29 – Chuck & Lucille Bender

August 5 – Curtis & Linda Mertz

August 12 – Mel & Ruth Will

August 19 – Doug & Lorette Hoopman

August 26 – Trinity & Michelle Unrath

September 2 – Ken & Deb Pilon