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Pastor Out of Town

Pastor Jank will be on vacation and out of the office Monday, June 26 through Friday, June 30.

VBS Food List

The VBS food list will be in the Sunday bulletin beginning Sunday, June 25. Some of the items needed are wheat bread, cheese spread, cheez-it crackers, bugle snacks, cheerios, corn chex, wheat chex, pretzels, etc. Check out the bulletin insert or the July Messenger for the specific list.

VBS Orientation/Training

Sunday, June 25, at 11:30 A.M. will be staff training for VBS which will be held July 17-21. The theme is “Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory is Won!” A light lunch will be served. Attendance is strongly recommended for all staff so we can order t-shirts and get the correct sizes. Contact Jody Wells-Padron at 402-453-1045 if you would like to volunteer and can’t attend the training.

UPDATED ● Little Free Pantry

The “Little Free Pantry” is operating This small cabinet with non-perishable food items, paper goods, and other items sits outside the north entry of Mount Olive. It is accessible 24 hours per day to anyone. There aren’t any applications to fill out or set hours of operation. The pantry will be stocked by donations from all of us but can also be stocked by a concerned neighbor. Please, no glass jars or expired food. You can place your items inside the marked cabinet that is in the old nursery room right behind the doorway. These items are needed; applesauce, baby food, baked beans, bean soup, beef stew, bran cereals, bread, bread and muffin mixes, canned and dried beans, canned chili, canned chicken, canned fruit, canned tomato products, canned tuna or salmon, canned vegetables, cold and hot cereals, dried fruit, dry noodles and pasta, evaporated milk, flour, fruit juice, graham crackers, granola bars, honey, infant cereal, infant formula, instant breakfast drinks, jelly and jam, macaroni and cheese, mayonnaise, noodle mixes, oatmeal, pancake mix, peanut butter, popcorn, powdered milk, rice and rice mixes, salad dressings, shelf-stable milk, sugar, syrup, whole grain crackers, vegetable oil, vegetable soup, and vegetable juice.

VBS Supplies Needed

We are still in need of toy castles. Toy castles are also being collected on the Sunday School desk. The toy castles will be returned when VBS is over.

Indepence Day Celebration

You won’t want to miss the fifth annual party held at the Kosch’s home on Monday, July 3, 2016, from 5:30 - 10:30 P.M. to celebrate Independence Day. Mount Olive and all of its family, neighbors and friends are welcome to join in. There will be jump houses for the kids, a bonfire, trampoline jumping, horseshoes, chicken rides, swing sets, and lots of food. Grilling will start at 6:00 p.m. with hotdogs, brats, buns, chips, salads, plates, utensils, condiments, ice water and lemonade, all provided. You are invited to bring a bag of chips or dip or a dessert to share if you like. There will be a DJ with music and karaoke. At 10:00 p.m. “Big Bob’s Fireworks choreographed to Music Extravaganza” will begin. Come for the food or fireworks or both! All are welcome. The address is 12652 County Road 36, Blair, Nebraska, 68008. If you get lost, please call 402-253-7324.

Vaction Bible School, July 17-21

Vacation Bible School will be held July 17-21. Clean gallon size milk jugs are needed. They are being collected in the tall cupboard along the west wall of the preschool room. Thank you in advance.