Installation Service for Rev. Jennifer Olson
With joy and thanksgiving, you are invited to
The Installation Service of Reverend Jennifer Olson as Pastor of Lakeside Presbyterian Church.
It’s been a long wait and we are going to celebrate in a big way with clergy procession, chancel choir, and handbell choir.
Clergy may wear red stoles.
Guest preacher: Rev. Erica MacCreaigh
Sunday, November 20, at 3:30 pm
Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 301 E. 3rd St., Storm Lake, IA
There will be a catered meal following the service and you are invited. RSVP’s are appreciated to help us plan for the meal.
Contact Lynette at the church office at 712-732-2076 or by email.
Get to Know Your Church Finances
Programs for Deepening Understanding of Finance
The Presbyterian Foundation is pleased to bring you another Day of Learning with presentations and conversation about church finances and investments.
This FREE online learning opportunity is set for November 8, 2022.
12:00 PM ET/9:00 AM PT Understanding Budgets and Reports with Robert Hay, Senior Ministry Relations Officer, walks your through Understanding Budgets and Reports; how should you structure a church budget, how do you read various financial reports, what should you be looking for? He’ll help you understand all of this in accessible language and examples.
2:00 PM ET /11:00 AM PT Know your Fund Types: what are they and what are they for with Anita Clemons, Senior Vice President of Investment Management. Mutual funds, Exchange Traded Funds, risks, fees, accessibility of assets – all of this will be reviewed so you have the knowledge to ask the right questions.
4:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT Understanding Investments: strategies, trends, and concerns with Brad Masters, Vice President, New Covenant Trust Company. Stocks, bonds, market fluctuations, inflation… trying to figure out how to plan in uncertainty is scary. Brad Masters will help explain what all this is, what to look for, and provide tools to help you as an informed investor.
There will be a live Q&A following the three programs.
Questions? Please contact the Presbyterian Foundation.
Part-Time Pastor Opening at First United Presbyterian Church, Winterset
First United Presbyterian Church, Winterset is seeking a part-time Pastor to work along side the lay leadership of the church to fulfill the spiritual needs of the congregation. We seek a person who embraces a priesthood of all believers theology and finds joy in helping and empowering people to use their God-given talents in ministry.
First United Presbyterian Church, Winterset is open to a pastor sharing arrangement with another church, a semi-retired pastor, or a bi-vocational candidate. Candidates should have at least the equivalent of three years of preaching and teaching experience as a full or part-time pastor.
For more information, please visit our website.
Learn About the Enneagram in Ministry
We are excited to invite you to participate in a fresh opportunity that has popped up for us — The Enneagram in Ministry: An Online Event, October 18 and 19.
Maybe you’ve been thinking, “I keep hearing about the Enneagram, and I’d like to understand what it’s all about.” Or you’ve wondered how to craft personal or corporate worship experiences that align with your Enneagram type or that of your worshipping community. Or you’re ready to dive more deeply into the Enneagram and understand how you process during times of joy and stress.
If any of those scenarios apply to you, we hope you’ll join us for a free Online Event: The Enneagram in Ministry.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, October 18 and 19, you may sign-up for three stand-alone offerings, led by Hunter Mobley and the Rev. Stephanie Ells. Click here for a flyer to learn more about our leaders and the offerings.
Tuesday, October 18, 9 AM – 12:30 PM (CST) — Introduction to the Enneagram. Seminar-style, includes brief worship opportunities and a midway break. Opportunities for individual follow-up sessions, 2:30 – 4 PM
Tuesday, October 18, 1:15 – 2:30 PM (CST) — Worship and the Enneagram: A Practical Guide. Learn practical ways to enfold spiritual practices specific to enneagram numbers in personal and corporate worship.
Wednesday, October 19, 9 AM – 12 PM (CST) — Enneagram 2.0. For those ready to dive into advanced Enneagram topics. Exploration of journeys in stress and security, and the spiritual implications of the passion and virtue for your number.
The event is open to anyone in congregational leadership (ordained and non-ordained; seasoned Enneagrammers and newbies), and to anyone curious about integrating Enneagram understandings into their spiritual practices.
Pre-register by Thursday, October 13 to receive the link to join in the fun and learning.