WORSHIP SERVICES for the weekend of November 29th: There will be NO Saturday individual communion services this week.
Mini services are at 8:00 and 9:00 on Sunday. 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.
You can catch Pastor Fisk’s sermons on at: www.stpaulrockford.org or www.youtube.com/revfiskj
The Ladies Guild will meet on Wednesday, December 2nd at 1:00pm in the fellowship hall. Join us for some fun Christmas games!
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, tops, elastic waisted pants, sizes M-3X. If you would like to spread some Christmas cheer, you can put your items in the box in the narthex marked, River Bluff Gifts. Questions? Call Wendy Stata at 815-519-8216.
The Board of Parish Fellowship will be hosting an "Evening of Carols", Sunday December 20th from 4-6PM. The event will be held outdoors by campfire and luminaries. Light supper refreshments will be provided. Bring your lawn chair if possible. Bundle up and join us with family and friends. Please RSVP in the church narthex or by calling Dawn Stock at 815-871-5808. (Weather permitting of course!)
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.
Texts - 11/29/20
1st Reading : Malachi 3:13-18
2nd Reading: Romans 13: 8-10, 11-14
Gospel: Matt. 21: 1-9
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