WORSHIP PARTY All kids are invited to a Glow in the Dark worship party as we celebrate our mighty God! Bring any glow items you have, wear white or neon, and/or just come jam with us on Sunday, June 3 in the Fellowship Hall following the worship service. Brought to you by the Girl’s Night Group.
This Sunday, May 20, ARC honors its graduates. Kris Aanenson, Luverne High School, future plans are undecided; Chandler Eitreim, Luverne High School, plans to attend University of Nebraska Omaha for Business and Spanish; Joe Guy, Luverne High School, plans to pursue a degree in Business; Brogan Hart, Luverne High School, plans to work for a year and then pursue a degree in law enforcement; Elijah Haugom, Luverne High School, plans to attend Moorhead State University for Geography; Dylan Mente, Luverne High School, plans to attend South Dakota State University in Brookings for Ag System Technology; Michaella Sandbulte, Luverne High School, plans to attend Minnesota State University Mankato for Zoology; Cody Sasker, Luverne High School, plans to attend South Dakota State University in Brookings for Agricultural Education; Cassidy Teunissen, VIBE Acadamy, plans to attend Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall for Elementary Education and Special Education; Hope Van Meeteren, Luverne High School, plans to attend Augustana University in Sioux Falls for Elementary Education and Sign Language Interpreting; Ashley Van Wettering, Luverne High School, plans to attend Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown for Dental Assistant; Cade Ver Steeg, Luverne High School, plans to attend Bemidji State University for Accounting; Cole Weidert, Adrian High School, plans to attend Minnesota West for general classes and then Dakota State University in Madison for Business Technology.
Post High graduates are: Brenna Brown, South Dakota State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education, looking for employment; Mary Brown, Mount Mary College with a Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Practitioner, seeking employment; Brennan Hart, Southeast Technical Institute with a degree in Automotive Technology, employed at Verne Eide in Sioux Falls; Katelyn Hart, University of South Dakota with a degree in Medical Biology, continuing her education at University of Sioux Falls in the accelerated Registered Nursing Program; Andrew Jelken, Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato with a BA in Business Administration, employed as a Credit Analyst at US Bank in Mankato.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
June 11-15, 8:30 AM-Noon
Register at the Narthex table for kids age 3 (Date of Birth prior to September 2014) through grade 5.
Sign up at the Narthex table to volunteer, donate teacher/helper snacks and children’s snack items.
VBS is also in need of 12 count egg cartons, 16oz-20oz clear pop bottles with lids, cardboard boxes (medium to large sizes), empty dish soap squeeze bottles, Hawaiian décor, brown braided rope. These items may be placed in the tote under the Narthex table.
MEN’S PRAYER BREAKFAST The 6th annual Community Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be Friday, June 1, 6:30 AM at Grand Prairie Events. Cost is $10 at the door.
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION The ARC Discipleship Team would like to recognize and show appreciation to all of the individuals that were involved with the education program over the past year. Prior to Sunday School on May 20, everyone is invited to an ice cream social in their honor.
Youth Director Position
In order to strengthen our Youth Ministry, American Reformed Church is seeking to hire a half-time Youth Director. The Youth Director will focus on our discipleship process and strategies for Grades 9-12 including Sunday School, midweek, retreats, youth group and outreach opportunities.
The position could possibly become full-time depending on the applicant’s gifts and experience in other areas of ministry such as, adult spiritual formation, worship leadership, or community outreach.
The recruitment process to fill this position will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Job description and application will be available in the church office, by e-mailing email@example.com or online at www.arcluverne.org. For those interested, we encourage you to fill out the employment application and return it with a resume to the church office. Interviews for the position will begin May 7.
OPEN HOUSE BRIDAL SHOWER for Aimee Moss, fiancée of Brenton Richters will be Saturday, April 21, 10 AM in the Commons. All ladies are invited to attend.
AWARDS NIGHT Pioneer Club Awards Night will be Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 PM in the Worship Center. Everyone is invited to attend and see what the kids have been learning. Last midweek for this season will be April 25. Parents and kids, remember to bring your bags on Wednesday!
VBS REGISTRATION NIGHT Children age 3 (birth date prior to September 2014) through Grade 5 are encouraged to sign up for Vacation Bible School on Wednesday, April 18, 5:30-6:30 PM in the Commons. We are also in need of many helpers, donations, snacks, etc. Registration and sign up opportunities will be available at the Narthex table following this date. VBS is Monday-Friday, June 11-15, 8:30 AM-Noon and is free to all participants. This year’s theme is Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.
All are invited to a free concert by the Triumphant Sound Quartet on Sunday, April 15, 3-5 PM at ARC. Refreshments will follow.