President: Gordon Johnson Vice President: Mary Gudmundson Treasurer: Karen Bakken Secretary: Sarah Bearbower Trustee’s: Lyle Meldahl (20) Scott Bestul (21) Chris Hoilnad (22) Joyce Dahl (20) Nancy Rustad (21) Tim Stensgard (22)
Council meeting minutes can be found in the latest Highland Prairie/Elstad Newsletter.

Welcome to Worship at Highland Prairie Lutheran Church!
Pastor: Rev. Luther Mathsen
+Sunday, September 1st 9:00 a.m., Highland Prairie 10:30 a.m., Elstad +Sunday, September 8th Rally Day Worship at the Band Stand in the Park 10:00 a.m., Highland Prairie *followed by lunch in the park shelter *Sunday school will follow lunch. +Sunday, September 15th 9:00 a.m., Highland Prairie 10:30 a.m., Elstad +Sunday,September 22nd 9:00 a.m., Highland Prairie 10:30 a.m., Elstad +Sunday, September 29th 9:00 a.m., Highland Prairie 10:30 a.m., Elstad +++ Confirmation Instruction, 2019-2020 A meeting of parents (only) who desire that their 7th and 8th grade youth participate in confirmation instruction during 2019-2020 will take place at Highland Prairie on Wednesday, September 4th, at 6:30 p.m. A schedule for the year of class will be provided. The will be time for questions as well. Formal class for the youth will begin on Wednesday, September 11, 6:30 p.m., at Elstad. Classes will be held at Elstad from September – December. Class will take place at Highland Prairie from January-April. Parish Men’s Breakfast The September men’s prayer breakfast will take place at Elstad on Saturday, September 28th, at 7:30 a.m. Sign up in the back of the sanctuary or narthex. Summer Outdoor Mid-Week Campfire Worship Summer outdoor mid-week worship around the campfire is now on hiatus until June 2020. September Bible Study A four-week Bible study on Jesus’ parables of judgment will be offered in September. If you are interested, please sign up on the sheet provided in the narthex or in the back of the nave. We will determine the day and time after interested persons are polled. Coming: October Book Study A book entitled, Open Secrets: A Memoir of Faith and Discovery, by Richard Lischer will be studied in October. If you are interested, please sign up on the sheet provided in the narthex or in the back of the nave. You may order it on Amazon.com. You may check with the public library for a copy, too. Feed My Starving Children Our parish has committed to participate in the annual Feed My Starving Children event at Riverstar in Winona once again. This is an event of intergenerational service for the hungry. The date is Saturday, October 5th. We will serve from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please sign up in the narthex or in the back of the nave. Prayer Corner Scripture tells us to pray without ceasing. Let’s be known as .

You can always give in the way of donations.  Donations can be designated for use to the General Fund, Endowment, Youth, etc.  

We are also looking for volunteers to serve as Readers, Ushers, Grounds Committee, Worship committee.  Contact a Council member to let them know your intersted.

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