Announcements and upcoming events can be found by reading “Feb. 18 Announcements.”

Sunday, February 18:  A traditional Norwegian lutefisk dinner will be served at the CCRC in Centerville, 4:00-7:00 p.m. for those of you who purchased a ticket!  There were only 100 available.

Monday, February 19:  President’s Day – no meals-on-wheels today

Tuesday, February 20:  Brown Bag Lunch @ noon, Welcome Hall, Centerville UCC

(B) Wednesday, February 21

Ministerial Association meets @ 9:00 a.m. @ the elementary  school

Joint Parish Board meeting @ 6:30 p.m., Centerville UCC

(C) Thursday, February 22:  Ministerial Association meets @ 9:30 a.m. @ CCRC

Saturday, February 24:  Deadline for March Seed Sower articles, pictures, announcements 

Sometime during Holy Week (March 25 – April 1) there will be a presentation of the da Vinci painting of the 12 disciples.  When Pastor Mark Eliason of Scandia Lutheran Church in Centerville has the dates, he’ll let us know.  Rev. Schulte has already been assigned a reading part.

CHECK OUT PLACERVILLE CAMP DATES @, in the upcoming Seed Sower, and/or on the bulletin boards in each church.  May 1 is the deadline for the lesser fee.

Check your March local UCC church calendar found on the back of the last page of your Annual Meeting report booklet.  March will be a busy month.

(B) The Women’s Fellowship asks that each church family donates $25.00 to the Fellowship to help meet its obligations.  [Four families have already given for this Fellowship year, which runs from July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018, so there’s still time to give for this year.]


Happy Birthday!

         In Beresford:  Marlys Clay (21); Bethany Knutson (22)

In Centerville:  Norma Friedrichs (20); Don Miller (23)              


Members wishing to help the Jerrad Berg family with food items can place donations in the collection box found in the back of the sanctuary.  Jerrad is suffering from heart problems & is unable to work.  Jerrad & Nikki are both members of the Centerville UCC & have three children – fifth grade & younger.  Gift certificates to Total Shop are available for donation, too.

Talk to Vhonda, if interested. 



Thank you to all who participated in this offering.

Beresford UCC’s offering totaled $43.50 & was given to the community’s Backpack Program.

Centerville UCC’s offering totaled $62.27; to be used to purchase supplies for the school.


If any of our youth from either church are attending the RYE (Regional Youth Event) in Grinnell, IA, this summer, registrations are soon due.

Information is posted on the bulletin board in each of our two churches.


West Central Regional Youth Event 2018

June 19-22, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

FAITH = ACTION:  A Just World for All

For registration forms & more details, visit