This week we will worship, following the story of Paul’s early ministry in Acts 13 & 14, but we will also be about the ‘hands on’ work of our church.
Please note the schedule for this Sunday:
(worship on Saturday is 5:00 p.m in chapel)
Sunday, April 26
8:30 a.m. Traditional worship
9:30 a.m. Eleanor Sibert, our Synod representative for the ELCA Malaria Campaign, will discuss efforts to rid the world of this devastating disease. World Malaria Day is the preceding day, April 25.
10:00 a.m. – Brief worship time followed by service activities ( see details below)
Our Ch rch isn’t Church Without U
EVERYONE is invited to join in a day of service at ELC on Sunday, April 26th from 10am until noon. Various opportunities to serve within the ELC community will be available and then a wonderful opportunity to enjoy fellowship will follow at noon in the Fellowship Hall.
Here are some of the activities that will be available following the abbreviated 10am service.
Handprint quilt in MARK – everyone should stop and add their handprint to the “God’s Work. Our Hands” quilt
Prayer Shawls in FAITH – quilting or crocheting prayer shawls or hand stitching the tags on to the shawls
Baby blanket tying in Matthew – using a needle and yarn to tie two pieces of fabric together to create blanket that will be finished later
Spring Cleaning outdoors – bring a rake and some gloves and help clear the dead “stuff” from around the building
Spring Cleaning indoors – meet in the sanctuary to get “dusting” instructions and supplies
Spring Cleaning windows – meet in fellowship hall by fireplace to get assigned area
Letter Writing for Compassion Kids and College Students in Luke
Usher training – if you have been an usher or want to be an usher, meet by the sound booth in the sanctuary
Some drywall patching is needed, if anyone is qualified and equipped
There will also be some heavy lifting, assembly and destruction work if anyone is interested. Meet by the chalkboard in Fellowship Hall.
Around 11:30 we’ll start to return to the fellowship hall where information about various ministry teams will be available for you to look at in “Discipleship U” and indicate interest in joining – including a possible new Circle, men’s group, summer VBS volunteers, and a summer Teen Music Team!
Potluck at noon.