Sunday Morning Services
8:15 am and 10:45 am
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND COMING EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF 1/13/19
|EVENTS FOR THE WEEK|
|20||Sunday||8:15/10:45 am||Worship Services|
|9:30 am||SS/Jr/Sr/Adult Studies|
|After 2nd Service||Canoe Meeting|
|21||Monday||8:30 am||Men's Bible Study|
|23||Wednesday||5:30 pm||Kids supper in Youth House|
|6:30 pm||Conf/Midweek Classes|
|6:30 pm||Women's Study|
|24||Thursday||3:30 pm||Pew Sisters Bible Study|
We are discontinuing our use of "Communion Cards". All communion participation information is enclosed in every communion Sunday bulletin, explaining the belief and practice of the LCMS church. We used communion cards as a form of attendance tracking but we are exploring other, more accurate options.
Muskegon County Community Foundation
The Community Foundation for Muskegon County awards over $1.2 million in new and renewing scholarships every year to Muskegon area students. If you're a high school/homeschooled senior, current college student, early college senior, or someone entering college after a break, the Foundation may have a scholarship for YOU! And it isn't just college - the Foundation has a number of scholarships for technical or trade school, too. The application for 2019 scholarships IS OPEN! More information and the online application located at: www.muskegonfoundation.org/scholarships. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2019.
Items for this month are: Multi vitamins & Aspercreme!
Your support through items and prayers is greatly appreciated!
Can you help us clear out our Christmas inventory? The Scrip table has an assortment of gift cards for sale, please stop by the table in the narthex if you are interested in purchasing any of these: Barnes and Noble 2-$25; Bath & Body Works 4-$10 and 2-$25; Best Buy 8- $25; Lowe's 4- $25; Red Robin 2-$25; Speedway 1-$25. Don't forget, we carry your favorites and our local retailers year round!
Senior Citizen's Thank You Dinner! Sunday, February 10th! Watch for your invitation in the mail!
Don't forget to direct Choice Dollars®
Grant funding from Thrivent Financial through its Thrivent Choice® program can help support organizations you care about. Don't let Choice Dollars expire. Eligible Thrivent Financial members who have Choice Dollars available have until March 29, 2019, to direct any remaining 2018 Choice Dollars. Help support our church. Go to Thrivent.com/thriventchoice to learn more. Or call 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice" after the prompt.
Chili Cook-Off to benefit the NYG participants!
Sunday, March 3rd, from 2:30 - 5:00 pm
Categories are: Hot, Regular Red, Other, Chili Snacks & Non-Chili Items. (Youth, 14 and under are judged separately)
All food entries must be here by 2:30 pm to be ready for taste testing by 3:00 pm.
Participation in the cook-off is not required... just come and eat some really good chili ~ all are welcome!
Menu: chili, cornbread, coffee, milk & cookies
Fun for the whole family! Warm your bones and enjoy the fellowship for this worthy cause! Don't forget to bring a friend!
The cost of this event is a freewill donation. All monetary donations will be given to the Youth going to the 2019 National Youth Gathering in Minnesota this summer!
Camp Arcadia on Lake Michigan
Check out the Youth board to learn about all of the exciting camp opportunities for 2019! There are camp retreat weeks for all ages! Men, Women, Youth, & Families... check it out!
Worship Night to Fight Hunger
When: Wednesday, 2/6, from 7-9 pm
Where: Book Nook & Java Shop
Who: Lauryn Trudell & Isaac Riddle
Info: Please bring a canned goods donations to benefit local families facing food insecurities.
You are cordially invited to...
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
15395 Rannes Street
Spring Lake, MI 49456
Saturday, January 26 at 1:00PM
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Spring Lake To begin the year of festivities, a community-wide gathering to celebrate our support to the Siberian Evangelical Lutheran Church for the past 10 years. Bishop Vsevolod Lytkin will present the details of the growing church in Siberia and how the pastors in Siberia have established churches and reach remote areas where the Gospel has not been preached. A light lunch will be served. A freewill offering will be collected. Visit the Siberian Lutheran Mission Society at www.siberianlutheranmissions.org
Church Tent Use
Two tents were purchased in memoriam of Mert and Dorothy Raschke. The tents are 20 ft x 30 ft and are available for rent to St. James members. Family and friends may use the tents but members must call to schedule and submit the fee. The rental fee of $25 per tent per day is to cover replacement parts and the purchase of additional tents. To rent the tents call Melinda O'Connell at 894-9535. There is a crew available to help with set up and take down. Make checks out to St. James Lutheran Church. Availability is first come, first serve.
|This Week||Next Week|
|PRAYER PARTNERS||Ron Bailey||Ron Barrs|
|Jeff Boulet||Jim Campbell|
|COFFEE HOUR||Ellen Grimm & Terri Zeller||Frank & Sandi|
|GREETERS||Marva Riggs||M/M Ray Grow|
|M/M Jared Justian||M/M Bill Van Frank|
|MULTI-MEDIA||Jeri Wonders||April Lipka|
|Jackson VanBergen||Marek Bernhardt|
|Deb Brooks||No one scheduled|
|SERVING IN JANUARY|
|ELDERS||E. Paul Schroeder||Merle Bernhardt, Jr.|
|TRUSTEES||Jay Mulder||Joel Best|
|ACOLYTES||Lizbeth Bentz||Summer Turpin|
|USHERS||George Lohman||Tom Rabe|
|Jordan Lohman||Ron Cober|
|E. Paul Schroeder||Brian Bentz|
|ALTAR CARE||Nancy & Sarah Bernhardt|
|PRAYER PARTNERS||6th||Elijah Towne||Brian Bentz|
|13th||Phil Albrecht||Merle Bernhardt, Jr.|
|20th||Ron Bailey||Jeff Boulet|
|27th||Ron Barrs||Jim Campbell|
|GREETERS||6th||Rich LaFrance||M/M Tom Mott|
|13th||M/M Phil Albrecht||Amy Urban|
|20th||Marva Riggs||M/M Jared Justian|
|27th||M/M Ray Grow||M/M Bill Van Frank|
|MULTI-MEDIA||6th||Eric Lindstrom||Friday Family|
|13th||Alicia Koski||Eric Deremiah|
|20th||Jeri Wonders||Jackson VanBergen|
|27th||April Lipka||Marek Bernhardt|
|COFFEE||6th||Doris Grover & Gloria Alvarez|
|13th||No Coffee Hour ~ Pancake Breakfast!|
|20th||Ellen Grimm & Terri Zeller|
|27th||Frank & Sandy Morningstar|
|(2nd service only)||13th||Sweeney/Birkhofer Families|
|27th||No one scheduled|