Wednesday | January 28 | 2015
Alive! Lutheran Church
<<January 2015>>
2 3
6 7
8 9 10
16 17
20 21
22 23 24
30 31

Calendar List
Alive! Lutheran Church Alive! Lutheran Church

Join us for:

Please join us for Worship on:

  • Sunday 8:00 am or 10:30 am
  • Monday 6:00 pm

Holy Communion is celebrated on the first and third Sundays and Mondays of each month.

God's people at Alive! serving:

Altar Guild: Serving for the month of JANUARY: Connie Wischnack & Phyliss Priebe

January 4th

Cleaning & Treats: Dennis & Jean Kramer; Dan & Jeanne Ritari

Ushers: Dan Ritari & Paul Ritari

Acolyte: 8am: Taylor Kline; 10:30am: Cody Quigley

January 11th

Cleaning & Treats: Monika Lehrke; Scott & Heather Ludwig; Betty Loredo (treats only)

Ushers: Mark Quigley & Scott Ludwig

Acolyte: 8am: Ben Busse; 10:30am: Kaelin McDermott

January 18th

Cleaning & Treats: Greg & Vicki Westgaard; Luther & Phyliss Priebe (treats only); Lois Mitchell (clean only)

Ushers: Greg Westgaard & Jess Kline

Acolyte: 8am: Madison McDermott; 10:30am: Brody Koepsell

January 25th

Cleaning & Treats: Craig & Naomi Schibonski; Paul & Lori Ruda

Ushers: Craig Scibonski & Roger Bigalke

Acolyte: 8am: Courtney Knutson; 10:30am: Brody Koepsell

Alive! Lutheran Church Alive! Lutheran Church
Alive! Lutheran Church

AliveWelcome to Alive! Lutheran Church in Monticello

where lives are transformed, friendships are created and strengthened, tears are shed, laughter is heard, songs are sung, Christ is proclaimed and God is glorified!

A warm & hearty welcome to our members and our guests! It is a privilege and honor to worship our Crucified, Risen, Ascended & Glorified Lord with you. Alive! is the BIGGEST, little church in Monticello, and we are glad to have you here.  As always, make yourself at home, you are among family!

Alive! Lutheran Church
Alive Alive! News
  Alive! Ladies Night Out! Thursday, Jan. 29, 6pm @ Russell's on the Lake
Mark your calendar for Thursday, January 29th at 6pm. for an evening of fun and fellowship! (Russell's on the Lake, Big Lake) Once a month, the women of Alive!, age 18 and older, meet at a local restaurant to engage in fellowship, lively discussions, food and a Quick Talk Bible Study (lasts until dinner is served). The date and venue changes monthly and will be published in the weekly bulletin, as well as in the newsletter. Join us for an amazing evening with your Alive! Sister's in Christ! If you need a ride, let us know. And if you can only come for a short time, please do so. Please RSVP to Vicki Westgaard at or 612-325-9264 by Monday Jan. 26th. We hope to see you!

If you are planning to attend and would like to do the bible study please let Vicki know.

Alive! Lutheran Church
Alive Reminders
Looking for help with "stuff"? Well look no further...A.C.T. to the rescue! You can"rent" an A.C.T. member for an hour, two hours, morning, afternoon or evening, whatever you need, for any help with yard clean-ups or other projects. All we ask in exchange is a free will donation for our services. Please contact Jen or Jess Kline or email: with your request and we will make the arrangements. We look forward to helping you!
  2015 Offering Envelopes are in your mail bin
If you would like to have your offerings made through Joyful Response (Joyful Response® is the Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) service that provides the ability for LWML to offer their members and supporters an electronic, automated method to make their contributions) please contact Jess Hertwig at church or at

Become a fan of Alive!
and invite your friends, too!

Alive! Lutheran Church
Alive Bible Study
  Monday Mornings at 10am - Small Group Adult Bible Study
Small Group Adult Bible Study at Ruth Shackleton's home in Monticello meets Monday mornings at 10:00 a.m. with fellowship hour followed by a Bible study. Join us for fellowship and lively discussions! Please contact Lois Mitchell with any questions.
  1st Thursday of the month, 7pm - Small Group Adult Bible Study
Small Group Adult Bible Study " 1st Thursday of the Month A second Small Group Adult Bible Study meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at River City Extremes restaurant. Our current topic of discussion is Is Gods Word still relevant... to You?. Join us for an evening of fellowship and discussion. Please contact Pastor with any questions.
Alive! Lutheran Church
Alive Help Needed
  Readers at/for Church
Feel comfortable reading one of the lessons on a Sunday morning? Let the pastor know!
  Tech Help
Running the computer (PowerPoint, etc.) & sound system at church. We currently have two individuals, Paul Stemper & Josh McDermott, heading up the team and fulfilling these tasks when needed. We would like to have 3-5 more people. Please contact the pastor if interested. Any computer competent individuals (teens or adults) are encouraged to respond!
  Play An Instrument?
Share your talents during worship! Please let the pastor know if you are interested.
  Board Members
Want to help with church activities or be on a board, but not as a chairperson? You can! Use your talents to further Alive!s mission and ministry by joining one of the boards in any capacity. Let the Pastor or a board chair know of your interest!
  Website/Social Media
Looking for someone who can help with updating Alive's web site and posting to the Alive! facebook page. Will train on web site (it's not hard - do not need to know HTML code). Please contact Michele Hertwig
  Funeral Committee
The committee could use 2 or 3 more people who are able to assist on short notice and during the week. Help consists primarily of pre-funeral set-up of the fellowship hall, serving food and post-funeral clean-up. If you would like to be added to the committee, please contact Chantelle Kiphuth.
Alive! Lutheran Church
Alive Devotions

...because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ..."- Ephesians 2:4-5 <

  Publications and cards available
Please utilize the publications in the narthex (Portals of Prayer, Lutheran Witness & more) and take a copy home today! We have received a free supply of Lutheran Hour Ministries, Memorial and Special Occasion cards. They are available for you on the counter in the narthex next to the literature rack.
Alive! Lutheran Church
Alive! Lutheran Church