Discipleship for Sunday October 8, 2017 Attendance Offering Adult Bible Class NA Unified 1100.00 Worship Service 34 Loose Plate 8.00 Sunday School 3 Building Fund 5.00 Teachers 2 Mission Fund 35.00 Disaster Relief 10.00
Today October 15, 2017: Voters………………………………………………After Worship Next Sunday October 22, 2017: Sunday School & ABC …………………………………….9 AM Worship…………………………………………………….10 AM
Our Volunteers:Elder: Don Fitting Altar Duty: Marge Baseley SOS: Deb
Volunteers upcoming: Church Cleaning: October 22, Renna Hawkinson & Lonna Anderson SOS upcoming: October 22, Deb
The teaching of the day contemplates with thanksgiving the gift of the grace of God which enriches Christian fellowship “in all utterance, and in all knowledge” (Epistle), and stresses the two great commandments and the acknowledgment of Christ as Lord (Gospel) as fundamental, under the constant guidance of the Holy Spirit to the life and growth of believers. (The Lutheran Liturgy by Luther Reed, p. 539)
Hurricane Harvey & Irma. If you wish offerings can made to the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod for Hurricane Harvey & Irma. You can make the donation though the church offering plate, or through the LC-MS website. Please keep the people of Texas and Florida in your prayers.
The missions for July through December is For Orphan Grain Train. For more information go to http://www.ogt.org/ The branch for our area is the Central Iowa Branch in Clemons Iowa. http://www.ogt.org/ogt-locations/midwest-region/central-iowa.html On the Back table are copies of “A Simple Explanation of Christianity” These are made available as a simple way to reach out to your neighbor with the Gospel. Please hand one or two of these out a month to your neighbor who has no church home. Do not force it upon them just offer it to them and point them to the back cover if they have questions etc..
Reformation Book. Concordia Publishing house is offering a book titled, “The Reformation.” They are offering it for a discounted price of $22.49 plus shipping when ordered through the congregation. Shipping gets less with each book ordered. Shipping for one book is $7.00. If interested please sign up on the Bulletin Board and make a check out to Concordia Lutheran Church for $22.49. After shipping you will be informed of your share of shipping cost. Please sign up by October 15th. On the back table there is a sample copy of the book. Please note that if you do order a book it can not be used as a tax-deductible gift as you are getting a item of value, the book.
The Date has been changed! On October 22nd we will be having a rite of dedication for the church projects done this year.
Monday night Bible class. Will continue Monday October 16th at 6:30 PM. The topic will be Christian Apologetics.
Immanuel Lutheran of Fairfield, is hosting a reformation Walk, Saturday October 28th from 2 to 4 PM. All are invited.
THE CONSERVATIVE REFORMATION...Did Martin Luther aspire to start a new church? Was he a 16th Century Che Guevara intending to overthrow institutional authority? Was the goal of the 16th Century Lutheran reformers reformation or revolution? Find out in an extended series with Dr. Larry Rast, president of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN. Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show and podcast hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken and produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL. You can listen live or at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org and on the Lutheran Public Radio mobile app.
Mt. Pleasant Circuit Iowa District East-LCMS 500th Reformation Festival
Faith Lutheran Church Mount Pleasant, Iowa 6:00 p.m. October 31, 2017
Guest Speaker: Reverend James Prues Trinity Lutheran, Ottumwa Iowa