This Week at Esther

Sunday services are recorded and can be found on our website under “Online Worship” and are posted to our Facebook page as well.

Wednesday, December 7th – Confirmation

            6:00 p.m. – Dinner hosted by Elora Wagner family

            6:30-7:30 – Class

            7:30 – Council meets

Sunday, December 11th  Third Sunday of Advent

            8:30 a.m. Sunday School practice

            8:30 a.m.  WELCA

            10:00 a.m. Sunday School Christmas Program  

2:00 p.m. Service at St. Williams (Pastor Brown)                      

News and Notes

The Sunday School Christmas Program will be held on Sun, Dec. 11th during worship. Please contact Karin Wagner 320-760-9494 with any questions.

Angel Tree Tags for local children are available on the narthex table. Please bring gifts and monetary donations to church by Dec. 11. Checks can be made out to Parkers Prairie Angel Tree. Please do not wrap the gifts, but please do attach the Angel Tag to the gift.

The MEMORY TREE in the Narthex of the church was started by request in 2021, and a beautiful tradition we will continue. If you have someone you want to remember or honor on the tree with an ornament, please put their name on it and hang it on the tree. If you have a picture that you need help turning into an ornament, please contact Jewel in the church office.

Youth Fundraiser – The Esther Youth are again selling calendars this year. There is a sign-up sheet in the narthex, to be guaranteed a calendar you will need to pre-order.

Luther Crest Camp Early-Bird Registration runs through February 14thThere is a detailed article in the November newsletter about the Camp and Spiritual Growth fund that has been established at Esther to help our families pay for camp for our youth.

Serving in December
Pastor: Scott Hoecker

Organists: Marcia Guenther and Brad Lambrecht

Altar Care: Linda Arvidson

Communion Assistant: Mark Wehking

Lay reader: Scott Hart

Ushers: Rick Guenther, Trent Hagen, Rodney Peterson


December 11 – Taya Arvidson

December 18 – Peyton Skoglund

December 24 – Colby Schlosser & Isaiah Schlosser

Birthday Card Sender: Linda Arvidson

Birthday Sunday (December 18):

Brian & Vicky Arvidson

Rodney Peterson

Delmar & Margaret Wehking