Senior Luncheon

Monthly│Second Tuesdays, 12 noon│Gathering Room (new location)
First Lutheran senior adults and their friends are invited to lunch and a program. Please RSVP the week before to 336-3734.
Rides are available by calling Project CAR, 332-2777, no later than 9 a.m. on the Monday prior to the luncheon.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 9
    Program: Paramedics Plus Emergency Medical Services | Menu: BBQ Pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans
  • Tuesday, Feb. 13
    Program: Sioux Falls Lutheran School Choir | Menu: Garlic herb-chicken breast, wild rice, tossed salad, roll
  • Tuesday, March 13
    Program:
    Christine Meier - Martin Luther | Menu: Tater tot casserole, salad, roll
  • Tuesday, April 10
    Program:
    NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness | Menu: Scalloped potatoes and ham, green beans, roll
  • Tuesday, May 8
    Program:
    Recycling | Menu: Penne pasta and meatballs in Marinara sauce, bread stick
  • Tuesday, June 12
    Program: Kate, Project CAR | Menu: BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw, baked beans
  • Tuesday, July 10
    Program:
    Pr. David & Margaret Houck “Maggie and David” Vocal program | Menu: Chicken, mashed potatoes, corn
  • Tuesday, Aug. 14
    Program:
    Day Break  - Adult Day Services | Menu: Taverns, potato salad, baked beans
  • Tuesday, Sept. 11
    Program:
    Bobbie Lower on cataracts and eye care | Menu: Chicken wild-rice hot dish, corn, roll
  • Tuesday, Oct. 9
    Program: V.R. “Barney” Brandenburg – advice from a parish doctor | Menu: Broccoli cheese soup, cocktail sandwiches
  • Tuesday, Nov. 13
    Program:
    Norway Nurses from Augustana University | Menu: Goulash, Caesar salad, breadstick
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11
    Program:
    O’Gorman High School Choir, Christmas program | Menu: Garlic herb-chicken breast, wild rice, tossed salad, roll

Project Car

Project CAR is a service providing free transportation for senior citizens and special needs adults involved in First Lutheran, First Congregational, St. John American Lutheran, Our Savior’s Lutheran, the Senior Companion Program and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.). Rides to Sunday worship and church related activities must be scheduled at least 24-hours in advance.

Volunteer drivers are needed. Contact: Kate Heligas (605) 332-2777.

Health Ministries

Foot Clinic

Healthy Feet Community Foot Care Clinic will be held each month on the fourth Tuesday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., in the Parish Meeting Room. Sanford foot care nurses will screen, assess, treat and educate participants. The cost is $25. Appointments are necessary. Call (605) 336-3734 to schedule.

Pickleball

Pickleball is offered on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Pickleball is a combination of tennis, ping pong, and badminton. However it is more a strategic gamed played on a smaller court with a whiffleball and paddle.

Stepping into Health

Quarterly walking/running program sponsored by the Pastoral Care Board. Participants register and log their steps for three months as a time. After the steps are totaled, prizes are awarded to the top five walkers/runners. Quality pedometers are available for a small fee.

There is a walking circuit throughout the church.  Stop by the Information Desk for a map.

Yoga

Yoga classes are offered on Mondays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Fridays from noon to 1 p.m. in the Upper Room. A freewill donation is accepted to offset the cost of the instructor fees. All you need to bring is a mat or a towel.