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What's Happening 5/3/23

What's Happening at New Day!

  • Northwest Intermountain Synod Assembly – At the Synod Assembly in Pasco, Washington, held April 28-30, Rev. Dr. Meggan Manlove was elected to be our new bishop. Pastor Meggan currently serves at Trinity Lutheran Church in Nampa, ID. More details will follow regarding her installation.

  • May 1-4 Idaho Gives helps you direct your dollars to Idaho charities that are making a difference in our communities. Please go to to support these charities. Here are some organizations that would appreciate your support:

  • Luther Heights Bible Camp: they will be using funds to help support their summer programming needs.

  • Trinity New Hope: is an organization in the Nampa area that helps provide affordable housing. There is currently a $3 for $1 match to help their funds go further. They've recently had water damage to several of the homes due to various circumstances, so any help they receive is greatly appreciated.

  • If you are donating during Idaho Gives, consider Promise Ridge. We are small but passionate and depend on fundraising to keep our program going. We would greatly appreciate your support. If you would like more information, please contact Angie Lee.

  • May 6 - Idaho Food Basket Warehouse Sale: Saturday, May 6th beginning at 8 am. Please call Carol or Allan if you can help. Thanks!

  • May 10th - Hospice of Eastern Idaho: a non-profit organization, will be sharing information with us on Wednesday, May 10. We will have a potluck beginning at 5:30 pm with the presentation beginning at 6:15 pm. See additional information to sign up to bring food. We would also like to find out how many people might be joining us so they can bring the appropriate materials, so please let Pastor Ann know.

  • End-of-Life Planning:can be a powerful gift to your family – and to yourself. We can help make this planning process easier and help you and your family address hard topics. Like a birth plan, end-of-life planning can help your family fulfill your wishes. In this one-hour workshop, we will help you get clarity on your desires. We will be available to help you complete the paperwork for an advance directive and file it appropriately with the State of Idaho.

  • May 13 : Soup Kitchen...Second Saturday of the month. Contact Guy Backstrom if you can help.

  • May 14 : Worship at Temple View Transitional Care Center Sunday, May 14th at 3:00 pm. Meet at church at 2:00 pm to carpool.

  • May 27 : There's a Habitat for Humanity Build taking place @ St. Paul's United Methodist Church at 1730 St Clair Rd. on Saturday, May 27th beginning at 8:00 am. No special training or skills required, just a willingness to serve.

  • Thanks to all who donated items for the St. Luke's Rummage Sale and to the volunteers. Nearly $1700.00 was raised which will go to the kitchen remodel!

  • Meal Assistance: Kay Leaf had surgery on Friday, April 14th. Dennis and Kay will need some assistance with meals. Please contact Kay and Dennis if you can help.

  • Kitchen Update – In process.

  • Pastoral Instruction - If you're interested in baptism, communion instruction, or membership, please contact Pastor Ann.

  • AED Fundraiser : We're working on raising money to purchase an AED. You can donate on Facebook at AED Fundraiser at:

We also accept, cash, check, or online payments through our website at (Don't forget to designate where you'd like your donation to go).

Giving | New Day Lutheran

Our outreach ministries are only possible due to your generosity. Thank you!

  • June 26-29 : There's an opportunity for young people to attend Vacation Bible School (VBS) at St. Paul's United Methodist Church on the Story of Daniel. It will be held June 26-29 from 9am -12:00 noon. Contact Melinda for more information or to sign up. Cost is $10 for the first family member and $5 for each additional child. If pricing is a challenge, please contact Pastor Ann.

Small Groups:

Women’s Coffee - Mondays at 10 am at Greenhouse Coffee Shop; 2200 E. 17th St.

Exercise Group – Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 -11:30 am; Fellowship Hall

Beer Group - Tuesdays at 3pm at Idaho Brewing Company; 775 S Capital Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Men’s Coffee - Thursdays 10:00 am at Greenhouse Coffee shop; 2200 E. 17th St.

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