Commending God’s Work from Age to Age!
This is the overall theme for Parkland Lutheran Church and School 125th anniversary celebrations.
(based on “One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.” –
Psalm 145:4 ESV)
Parkland Lutheran Church 1893-2018
Parkland Lutheran School 1894-2019
Oct. 14, 2018
- Church Festival Service 4:00 p.m. guest preacher – Pastor Peter Faugstad; Dinner and Program 5:30 p.m. – keynote speaker: Pastor Alexander Ring
Nov. 11, 2018
- Veterans Day – Booklet of veterans who have or are currently members of Parkland Lutheran Church.
Nov. 22, 2018
- Begin Bjug Beard Contest, contestants must show up at one of the Thanksgiving services (or following Sunday) clean shaven, recorded by a photograph
Dec. 9, 2018
- Lutefisk/Lefse dinner for congregational Christmas dinner
Jan. 6, 2019
- Special Mission Festival highlighting the NW mission starts with ethnic meals – Pastor Steven Sparley – Circuit #12 Visitor)
- ELHS presentation as the “resurrected” Pacific Lutheran Academy and Bethany Lutheran High School (date TBD)
- Christian fellowship/service activities over the years. Coffee hour with displays from various groups e.g. LYS, Camp 4 Star, Women’s Retreat, Picnic, etc. (date TBD)
Apr. 21, 2019
- 25th annual Easter Sunrise service in Cemetery
May 27, 2019
- Memorial Day event at Cemetery, including compilation of names and short bios of member military
- Special School Play/Dance at PLU (date TBD)
- Guided Walk in Parkland, sites associated with PLC&S, houses of former members, PLU campus, orphanage, etc. (date TBD)
- Church picnic with judging of Bjug Beard Contest/Historical Games (date TBD)
Sept. 29, 2019
- Harvest farm themes
Oct. 20, 2019
- School Afternoon Festival Service 4:00 p.m. – guest preacher – Pastor Alexander Ring; Dinner and Program to follow – keynote speaker: – Mr. Larry Rude
Abundance from God’s Open Hand.
Parkland Lutheran Church embarked upon a three-year special offering beginning in November 2016 to mark the occasions of the following anniversaries:
500th of the Lutheran Reformation – 2017;
125th of Parkland Lutheran Church – 2018;
100th of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod – 2018;
and 125th of Parkland Lutheran School – 2019.
This offering is conducted under the theme: Abundance from God’s Open Hand.
(based on Ps. 145).
(CLICK on picture to the right for more information & the Pledge form)