We are down to the last few classes of “That Reminds
Me of a Story Jesus Told” but you’re still welcome to
drop in. Please join Pastor Matt in the Cedar room
at 10 am as we study Jesus’ parables one by one.
The forty day season of Lent began with Ash Wednesday.
If you would like a copy of any of the sermons during
the Lent season (a series on the Beatitudes from Matthew
5) please pick up a copy from the Info Center, or read
it online at the church’s website. There are no
midweek services in Lent, except for Holy Week’s Maundy
Thursday and Good Friday.
Faith’s Confirmation class is attending the middle
school gathering at Camp Arnold in Eatonville, WA is on
March 7 & 8! The theme is “The World’s Story,
God’s Story, Our Story.”
The group will leave from Faith, Saturday at 8 am.
The retreat starts at 9 am with registration, cabin
assignments, and “meet & greet.” Three meals will
be served: lunch and dinner on Saturday, and breakfast
on Sunday. There will be Sunday morning worship; the
retreat ends at 11 am Sunday. The group will return
around 1 pm. Thank you to Eric Ries and Tammy
Schallon for chaperoning!
If you have any questions, contact Kenzie Carpenter (firstname.lastname@example.org).
YOUTH FUNDRAISER: FLAMINGO FLOCKING
The flocks have been released!
If you come home to a flock of flamingos please call the
flamingo removal hotline at 253-495-0429 and discuss
with Kenzie what you would like to do next. You
can move the flock yourself for $20 to a yard of your
choice, you can have Kenzie move the flock to a yard of
her choice for $25, or you can buy flock insurance for
$30 which will guarantee your yard of receiving no
flamingos. Before you make any moves PLEASE
CONTACT THE FLAMINGO REMOVAL HOTLINE to double check
that the yard you choose has not already bought
*This is all for fun, if you choose not to participate
through funds, just contact Kenzie Carpenter for free
Ready to lose an hour of sleep? Daylight Savings
Time is March 8! Remember to set your clocks forward.
GREETERS AND USHERS WANTED
Are you interested in helping around the church on
Sunday? Want to be a greeter or usher for either
early or late service? We are in need of people
who are willing to greet and/or usher on Sunday
mornings. Your smiling face could be someone’s
pick-me-up for the day. Interested? Visit or
contact Rebekka in the church office,
email@example.com. Thank you!
Faith’s 2015 Auction, “Meet me in Paris,” is May 16!
Tickets are on sale (until April 1) for $40/person.
Sunday, March 1, is the last day to receive a stainless
steel water bottle with the purchase of your auction
ticket! Don’t miss out! Enjoy a catered
dinner, live and silent auction, and an enjoyable event!
FAITH FACEBOOK PAGE
Follow our new Facebook Page! Search for Faith
Lutheran Church Lacey, WA or
We will be updating it on a regular basis with
announcements, upcoming events, and any updates Faith
would like to share!
ENSEMBLE, HAND-BELLS, & CHOIR – OH MY
Ensemble now practices on Sunday mornings, immediately
following Sunday School opening @ 10:15 am.
Hand-bell Choir practice on Thursdays, from 6-7:00 pm,
followed by Choir from 7-8:30 pm. If you are
interested in any of these programs or need
transportation or childcare, please call Lisa at
Faith is looking for a pianist to play in the 8:30
service once a month. This is a paid position.
Familiarity with the liturgy and Lutheran Service Book
is helpful. Contact Lisa Thiesse, 349-3437, if
Join us for night of fun! Unless noted, Youth
Nights are on Sunday evenings at Faith Community Center
from 6-8 pm. Youth Nights are open to youth,
6-12th grade. Contact Kenzie Carpenter at
Schedule of Events:
February 15: "Love is a Work of Heart"
Valentine’s Day Party
February 22: Laser Tag (bring $10)
March 1: Roller Skating (family night)
Skating at Centralia Roller Dome from 6 - 8 pm; meet at
church at 5:15 if you need a ride. $5.00 per
March 8: Bigger and Better
March 15: Minute-to-Win-It Tournament
March 29: Scavenger hunt (night out)
Eating out? Use scrip at your favorite restaurant!
Here are some examples of the rebates Faith earns at
each restaurant when you use scrip:
Applebee’s (8%), Arby's (8%), Panera (9%), Olive
Garden/Red Lobster (9%), Subway, (6%), Wendy's
(4%), Burger King (4%), Red Robin (9%), Buffalo Wild
Wings (8%), Panda Express (8%), IHOP (8%), Shari's (8%).
From restaurants to retail, from big box to online, from
groceries to gas, scrip works best where you're spending
already. Stop by the school office and see what's
on hand or place an order.
Thanks for supporting the ministry of Faith Lutheran!
Paddles up! Saint Martin’s 10th Annual Dragon Boat
Festival is Saturday, April 25, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
at the Port Plaza in Olympia. Once again, Faith is
creating a team to compete! The cost is $25/person
(includes a t-shirt, medal, and 2 practices on the
water). This is a great way to come together and
have a lot of fun. If you would like to paddle
with us and can make it to the practices on Saturday,
April 11 and 18, 3-4:30 pm, please contact Sally Henry,
or 360-491-3868. Space is limited.
Save the date! Vacation Bible School will be June
22-26 at Faith. Ages 3-12 are welcome, and older
kids are welcome to help out. Consider taking some
time off to help out and look for sign-ups beginning in
April. Want to be a part of the planning of VBS?
Come to the info meeting on March 15 at 12:30 pm in the
Cedar Room. If you can't make the meeting but
would still like to help, contact Kenzie Carpenter
FAITH COMES BY EMAIL
If you would like to receive Pastor’s sermons by e-mail,
simply drop him a note at
and he will add you to the distribution list!
Sermons may also be found on Faith’s website.
FRED MEYER COMMUNITY REWARDS
Does the bottom of your Fred Meyer’s shopping
like this? If yes, thank you for supporting Faith.
If not, sign up for the Fred
Meyer Community Rewards
Program. So far, 31 household have supported Faith
through their shopping. In the latest cycle, we
earned $139.87! With more supporters, Faith can
easily earn more donations! Just link your Fred
Meyer’s Rewards Card to Faith. Every time you shop
and use your card, you can help Faith earn a donation!
Sign up and link your Rewards Card to Faith at
www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. Or contact
customer service at 1-866-518-2686. Search for us
by name or non-profit number (81228). You will
still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel points and rebates
when you sign up.
Faith comes by hearing and you
can hear the sung and spoken Word on many radio
stations. On the FM dial, check out 90.5 KACS,
88.1 Air One and Spirit 105.3. Program in a
Christian radio stations that suits you and your family.
You never know when God may use just the right message
for just the right time.
you would like your giving contributions automatically
withdrawn from your bank account, contact Jenn Bache at
JC PLAY ZONE
Parents, looking for a
website for children that you can trust? Visit
www.jcplayzone.com for games, puzzles, crafts,
recipes, Bible stories and more. This is a great
combination of faith and fun that your child (and you)
will appreciate. Thanks to Lutheran Hour Ministries for
helping to "raise up families and followers of Jesus
THE WORD OF GOD
Listen to a narration of the Bible by clicking
here to go to the player.
Select the New Testament book and starting verse.
Then click the play button. Thanks to Cody
Shuffield for finding this wonderful resource.