WORSHIP SERVICES for the weekend of November 14th & 15th : Saturday individual communion services start at 4:00pm. We request that you make a reservation for Saturday services, but you can attend without one, and we will fit you in as we are able. Please call Sue to reserve your spot (815-979-3952
Mini services at 8:00 and 9:00. Reservations for these services are not be required, but you can still call Sue (815-979-3952) and ensure that you have a spot if you would like. The 10:30 service is a regular service.
The Foundation Fund directors manage an account from which interest earned is available for active St. Paul Lutheran families who have a student(s) enrolled in Rockford Lutheran High School. The account has received memorials in honor of saints who are now in the Church Triumphant, as well as gifts from other supporters of Lutheran High School.
If you have a high school student at Lutheran, please contact Steve Hartenberger at 968-2089 or firstname.lastname@example.org by November 11, 2020. We will send a check to the school and evenly allocate the available funds to each student’s tuition shortly after the deadline.
The next Men’s Shooting event will take place on Saturday, November 21st at the Heise farm (2595 Kendal Road, Winnebago, 61088 . Time will be 12:00pm – 3:00pm.
The Thanksgiving/Advent/Christmas Schedule is as follows:
November 25: Thanksgiving Eve Service @7PM, Pastor Uttenreither (Matthew) guest pastor.
November 28th: no Saturday services.
November 29th: regular Sunday services, Pastor Ciprys officiating.
December 2, 9, & 16: Midweek services. These will be “open” services, w/singing.
Christmas Eve services: Reading/Chorale service at 7:00pm, and then a service at 9:00pm with communion.
Christmas Day service: 10:00 with communion.
Would you like to donate some Christmas gifts for the residents of River Bluff? If so, they are looking for hats, gloves, socks, blankets, etc. If you would like to spread some Christmas cheer, you can put your items in the box in the narthex marked, River Bluff Gifts.
We ask you to continue praying for all of our members and especially for: Irene Six, Joan Kern, Gene Thornton and Mark Kottman (who is the son of our members, Greg & Sheryl Lawson) for healing. Also for Dean Ulrich and family as they grieve the death of Dean’s father. May the resurrection of Jesus Christ bring comfort, hope and peace to all who grieve. For the Lyle Hill family who sustained major damage at their farm from the storm on Tuesday.
Texts - 11/15/20
1st Reading : Proverbs 8: 10-21
2nd Reading: Phil. 3: 17-21
Gospel: Matt. 24: 1-36
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