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         Worship Services and Special Events August 2018 - September 2018
                                     (plus October preview) 
                    Please note that we will switch to "Regular hours"
                      (Services at 11 A.M.) starting September 9.

August 12       -          Latvian Service at 10A.M. 
August 19       -          Memorial Services: Glenwood Cemetery at 11 A.M.
                                                             Montrose Cemetery at 12 P.M.
                                NO SERVICE AT OUR CHURCH
August 26        -          Latvian Service with Holy Communion at 10 A.M. 
                      -          Mid-year Informational Meeting and Picnic
September 2    -          Labor Day Weekend - NO SERVICE AT OUR CHURCH 
September 9    -          Regular hours resume:  Latvian Service at 11 A.M.
September 16   -          Latvian Service at our Church at 11 A.M.
                       -          Latvian Service in Wilmington, DE at 3 P.M.    
September 23   -          Latvian Service at 11 A.M.   
September 30   -          Latvian Service with Holy Communion at our Church
                                  at 11 A.M. followed by our annual bazaar and luncheon

       October Preview
                       -          There will be a Latvian Service on October 7, and an ENGLISH SERVICE with Holy Communion on October 14.
                       -         On Saturday October 20 at 12 o'clock, we will celebrate the 125th anniversary of our Congregation's founding.   There will be a brief service on Sunday October 21 (time to be announced).  

 Latvian School Calendar and Events:

Latvian School.  Our school gives children, and their parents, the opportunity to connect with their Latvian roots.   We work hard to give all children a sense of their history and cultural traditions through dance, song and Latvian celebrations.    Classes are in Latvian and in English.    Children who have learned to speak Latvian at home continue to develop their language skills by reading and writing in Latvian.    Language learners acquire new vocabulary in classes that teach basic conversation as well as history and cultural traditions.

There are many special events to look forward to.   These include a skerslu gajiens (treasure hunt), celebrating Martini (an ancient tradition similar to Halloween), baking piparkukas (spice cookies) before Christmas, and using onion skins and spring flowers to color Easter eggs.    There is an annual ski trip to the Catskill Mountains.

Please check our calendar for dates (below).    School is held on some Saturdays, some Sundays,  to accommodate busy family schedules.    If you can not make a regular commitment to Latvian School but still want to connect with the Latvian community, we welcome you to our special events.       Contact Silvija at LatvianSchool@LatvianLuthChurchPhila.org if you have any questions or if you would like to join us!   

Skolas kalendars 2017-2018 m.g.  
   9. skola
 16 . skola
 23. skola  
  1. Plaujas svetki kopa ar draudzi
  7.   Brivdiena
14. skola
 21. skola
 28. skola  
  4. skola
 12.  Martindiena kopa ar draudzi
 18.  BLB
 25.  brivdiena  
  2.  brivdiena
  9.  skola
 17.  Eglite kopa ar draudzi
 23.  brivdiena
 30. brivdiena                            
  6. skola
 13.  brivdiena
 20.  skola
 28.  Draudzigais aicinajums kopa ar draudzi  
  3. skola
 10. skola
 17.  brivdiena
 24. skola  
  3. skola
 10. skola
 17. skola
 24. skola
 31.  brivdiena  
  7.  brivdiena
 14.  skola
 21. skola
 28. skola  
  5. izlaidums kopa ar draudzi