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Newsletter for March 2019

Better Late Than Never!

It is rare not to have any Lenten services in the month of February; but that happened this year. Lent begins with a celebration of Ash Wednesday on March 6. You can find details about the upcoming Lenten series on a schedule page in our newsletter.

The students of FVL will be presenting the musical Crazy for You on March 8 & 9 at 6:30 PM and on March 10 at 2:00 PM. This musical tells the story of young New York banker Bobby Child, who is sent to Deadrock, Nevada to foreclose on a rundown theatre. There he falls for the spunky Polly Baker, the theatre owner’s daughter. Through a hilarious case of mistaken identity, Bobby vows to win Polly’s heart and save the theatre. Memorable Gershwin tunes such as “I Got Rhythm” and tap dancing will be featured.  Ticket prices are: Adults – $14, 62 & Older – $12, Student (5K-12th Grade) – $5, 5K-8  with FVL Passport – FREE. Tickets are available on the FVL website or at the door.

Spring Forward

Please remember that Daylight Savings Time begins in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 10. That means that you should set your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed on that Saturday. If you don’t, you’ll find yourself arriving at church just as everyone else is leaving.

The choirs of FVL will be presenting a concert for the Lenten and Easter seasons on Sunday, March 31 at 6:00 PM. All are invited to come for this inspirational concert. The FVL band will be taking part in the WELS national band fest  at Wisconsin Lutheran High School in Milwaukee. The bands will be taking part in a festival concert on Sunday, March 17 at 2:00 PM. You are more than welcome to attend if you don’t mind a little traveling.

Dates to Remember this Month

· Ash Wednesday Service: March 6 @ 6:30 PM

· FVL Musical: Crazy for You: March 8 & 9 @ 6:30 PM; March 10 @ 2:00 PM

· Daylight Savings Time Begins, Set Clocks Forward 1 Hour: March 9

· Lenten Services: March 13, 20, & 27 @ 6:30 PM

· FVL Sacred Concert: March 31 @ 6:00 PM

Lenten Series for 2019

We are going to have our Lenten services on Wednesdays 6:30 PM.  We will still be offering the Lord’s Supper in the first service: Ash Wednesday.  The theme of this year’s services is Three Words of Truth. We will be looking at very short expressions spoken during Jesus’ passion that pack an enormous punch with each little word. Please be sure to come to these special services as we meditate on Jesus’ suffering and death.

Date & Time Text and
Theme
Pastor
March 6, 2019
6:30 PM  
Love One Another
John 13:31-35
Pastor Joel Lillo
St. Paul’s Stephensville  
March 13, 2019
6:30 PM
Watch and Pray
Matthew 26:35-41
Pastor William Finn
St. Paul’s Dale  
March 20, 2019
6:30 PM  
I Am He
John 18:3-9
Pastor Brad Ragner
Messiah Shiocton  
March 27, 2019
6:30 PM
What Is Truth?
John 18:33-40
Pastor Peter Kesting
Zion, Readfield
April 3, 2019
6:30 PM
Take Him Away!
John 19:14-18
Pastor Paul Zittlow
Retired Pastor  
April 10, 2019
6:30 PM
Is It I?
Matthew 26:20-25
Pastor Ralph Rosenberg
Bethlehem Hortonville

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