Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, July 8th. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!
CHURCH DIRECTORY PHOTOS ~ A photo session will be offered on August 14th. All of those who are pictured in the Directory (whether new photo this time or reusing from last time) will receive an updated photo directory. If you would like to schedule a time, please see Glenn Strasburg after service this morning.
LET’S READ JOHN’S GOSPEL TOGETHER ~ Continuing this week, Monday–Friday on the Devotions side of the Blue Sheet will be dedicated to reading through the Gospel of John. Let’s do this together! Please take time to read through this Gospel with everyone in your household throughout the week, and we’ll all end up reading it together!
YOUTH READING THROUGH JOHN ~ Come and join Pastor Schuermann and other High School Youth (just out of 8th grade through just-graduated Seniors) of the congregation on Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. (No meeting for the next few weeks. Stay tuned for resuming in late July/early August!)
JUNIOR ALTAR GUILD ~ Are you a daughter of this congregation? Do you want to learn more about how to care for the candles, flowers, banners, paraments, and vessels in the chancel? Then join the ladies of the altar guild in the sanctuary from 9:00-11:00 AM on Saturday, August 4th, to learn how to set the altar for the Divine Service. Cookies will be served afterward. See the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the narthex for details.
THEATER IN THE PARK ~ Our August first weekend event takes us to New Salem to see the musical “Oliver!” The show is on 8/3 at 8 p.m. In order to qualify for the group rate of $12/ticket, we will need to have at least 10 people in our group. Sign-up today!
JULY YOUTH EVENT ~ The Jr. High youth are invited to come over to the Lash’s house for a pool party on 7/29 from 1:00-3:30 p.m. Bring a towel and a snack to share! Sign-up today!
YOU CAN TEACH LAYPEOPLE THEOLOGY ~ Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show and podcast produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. This week’s topics include: Teaching Forgiveness to Our Children, Misused Bible Passages, Proverbs, Lutheran Catechesis and more. You can listen live or on-demand at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.