Bulletin Announcements – June 28, 2015

 Bulletin Announcements 

June 28, 2015

THOUGHTS ON STEWARDSHIP:  2 Corinthians 8:3:  “For they gave according to their means, as I can testify, and beyond their means, of their own free will.”  St. Paul lifts up an example of faithful Christian generosity in the Epistle lesson today.  Read those words again this week and ponder them. How is the Lord calling you to increase your generosity toward His work?

20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION UPDATE: You have through Sunday, July 12th to make your reservations for the 20th Church Anniversary Celebration Dinner on Saturday, July 18th.  The menu includes chicken breast, lasagna, cheddar cheese potatoes, green beans, fresh garden salad, rolls and butter, cake and beverages.  Entertainment will be the music group, The Schueler’s, from Christ Lutheran Church.  While our program is being presented, the young children will be entertained with crafts in the Day Care area.  Also, as you know, the Special Project for this 20th Anniversary is the repair and update of the organ.  July 5th and July 12th will be the final collection for this project.  The container for your contribution will be in the narthex of the church. Collection update: As of June 21, 2015, we have collected $7500.00.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Marvin Huth at (309) 829-6897.

THE ADULT BIBLE CLASS, led by Pastor Lueck and meeting in the church basement at 9:15 a.m. is studying a DVD-based topic, “The Great Deceiver”.  The focus is on the work of Satan from the Bible and how Christ has overcome him through His death and resurrection.

TODAY IN SUNDAY SCHOOL:  The investigation for this week is “The Case of the Little Coat: Hannah’s Prayer.”  God cares and provides for the humble and lowly.  Parent might ask, “How does God respond to your prayers?  Who could you pray for?”

TUTION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE:  Please contact a member of the Board of Christian Education or the church office for more information.  Forms are available in the office.

PORTALS OF PRAYER:  The July – September 2015 Portals of Prayer are available on the book rack located in the narthex.  Pick up your free copy today!

FELLOWSHIP HOSTS:  The sign-up for help with coffee/doughnuts is posted on the wall by the north stairwell.  We need an individual/family to sign-up each week to pick up the donuts and make the coffee.  If no one is signed up by Friday of each week, the order will be cancelled.  We thank everybody who continues to help with this part of our church fellowship.

TEACHING ASSOCIATE NEEDED:  Trinity Lutheran School is in need of an Afternoon Teaching Associate in our All Day 4 year old program. The hours are Noon until 3:30 p.m. on regular school days.  Please contact Laura Busse at: laurabusse@trinluth.org or Cindy Guetschow at (309)829-7513 for more information or to submit a cover letter and resume.

FARM FRESH SOUTHERN ILLINOIS PEACHES:  The Trinity Lutheran Youth of Roanoke, IL are taking orders for the peaches.  The cost is $30.00 for a half bushel; $60.00 for a bushel.  You need to place and pay for your order by Saturday, July 25th.  Make check payable to LYF and mail to Trinity Lutheran Church, 202 W Lincoln St., PO Box 268, Roanoke IL 61561.  Please call (309) 923-7646 or (309) 923-5251 to place your order.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR:  “God’s Recipe For a Successful Life” is the topic for next Sunday.  The sermon text will be from 2 Corinthians 12:1-10.  The recipe for a successful life calls for more of Jesus and less of ourselves.  The speaker will be Reverend Gregory Seltz.  Hear this Sunday’s message on the Lutheran Hour on WGN (720) at 6:00 a.m.; WJWR (104.7 FM) and WJWR (90.3 FM) both on Sunday at 3:00 p.m.  Also, if you can receive Lincoln, IL radio station WLLM (1370 AM) the program is broadcast two times on Sunday at 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.  Tune in!  You can also listen to The Lutheran Hour on your personal computer at RealAudio, www.lhm.org.

PRAYER CHAIN:  If you have a prayer request please submit them by email to Mary Anne Kirchner at makirchner@yahoo.com or you may phone a Prayer Request to Mary Anne; her home # is (309) 661-6522; her cell phone# is (309) 532-2582.  The Prayer Request box is on the table in the narthex for any written requests.

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