St. John’s Lutheran Church 13115 Telegraph, Taylor 734-2870-2080 firstname.lastname@example.org Rev. Dr. Richard Zeile, Pastor Sunday, November 20, 2022 – Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost
THIS WEEK AT ST. JOHN’S Sunday, November 20 Pledge Sunday Newsletter Articles DUE Advent By Candlelight sign-up due-date 2-5p – Church Movie Matinee Dear Friends: Zoom Bible study on Acts will be tomorrow, Sunday evening November 20 at 7pm. Use our Zoom Bible study Link below- Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84154093353 Meeting ID: 841 5409 3353 Cordially, Dr. RICHARD ZEILE, Pastor, St. John's Lutheran Church, Taylor Monday, November 21 Poinsettia Orders Due Wednesday, November 23 7p – Thanksgiving Eve Service Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25 Office Closed Upcoming Events Sunday, November 27 First Sunday in Advent 10:15a – Choir rehearsal Monday, November 28 6p – Elder’s meeting Wednesday, November 30 6p – Soup Supper 7p – Advent Worship Thursday, December 1 6p – Ladies Aid Meeting Saturday, Dec 3 4p – Advent By Candlelight This Sunday we honor Christ As King as we present our 2023 pledges of Time, Talent, and Treasure during the offering. Pledge cards are available today, can be returned at any time and are confidential – only the financial secretary reviews them.
2023 Envelopes are ready to be picked up in the Narthex. Please DO NOT use until 2023. If you don’t see your name, please let the office know, Some members have new numbers for 2023. Poinsettia Flowers are now available to order for the Christmas Season. All orders are DUE by November 21st. Please use the available order form to purchase the beautiful flowers to decorate our sanctuary for Christmas Eve worship. These flowers will once again come from Moose & Squirrel and will be available to take home immediately following worship.
Church Movie Matinee to be hosted by the Youth and Education boards will be hosted on Sunday, November 20th from 2-5p in the youth room. A religious based movie will be presented, and Bible Study style questions and answers will be offered. The Youth will provide popcorn and beverages at no charge. Attendees are welcome to bring their own snacks to enjoy. NO RSVP is required but is appreciated. Please see Katie Bauer with any questions.
Plan to Give Thanks on Wednesday, Nov 23 at our 7p Thanksgiving Service. Bring items for the food bank “Fishes & Loaves” and an item from your Thanksgiving menu to be blessed.
WELCOME VISITORS - We are honored to have you worship with us today! Please wear a maskif you wish. RESTROOMS are off the lounge to the right (south side) of the main entrance. When leaving the pews, they will be on your left. The tower stairs (to your right while leaving the pews) lead down to the basement where there are another pair of restrooms. Feel free to use the LOUNGE if you or your children need a break. Since the Sacrament of Communion is administered to those instructed and examined in the Faith as Confessional Lutherans understand it, you will receive a verbal blessing unless you speak with Pastor beforehand. Families with young children are always welcome to worship with us. Feel free to take a quiet bag with coloring pages and crayons to your seat, found hanging in the coat closet.
Christmas Cookie Sale hosted by the Youth Group is scheduled for December 11th! Please use the sign-up sheet in the narthex to donate 1 or more dozen homemade Christmas cookies or holiday treats. Donations can be dropped off on Saturday Dec 10 from 1-4p or Sunday morning by 9am. The sale of the Christmas cookies will take place after worship, at about 10:15am. You can hand-pick your dozen cookies for $6 or place an order for pick-up. Pre-orders will be accepted until December 4th and can be picked up on Dec 10th or 11th. See Katie Bauer with any questions.
Advent By Candlelight is scheduled for Saturday, December 3rd at 4p in the school gym. All adults are welcome to participate in this celebration and preparation of the coming of Christ. This informal event allows us to witness the reason for the season to friends and neighbors who may not attend church. We are looking for hosts and hostess for this event. Please use the sign-up sheet in the narthex. If you would like to attend and have not been personally invited by a host/ess, please add your name to the participation list on the bulletin board. Please see leadership if you have questions about this event.
This week on Martin Luther’s Evening Prayer, Dr. Zeile’s sermon is on Matthew 16:24-27 and discusses “Profit Motive,” Tune in Sundays at 6pm on AM 560 and/or Mondays at 8pm on AM 1440. The message is broadcast on 7 additional stations coast to coast. BUZZSPROUT – Other messages from Martin Luther’s Evening Prayer are also available anytime as a podcast found at: www.buzzsprout.com/34718 . This WEEK, we are resuming international broadcasting via WRMI Miami 77.30 mghz. Which missed a week due to damage from Hurricane Ian.
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Stewardship ThoughtColossians 1:18a – “And he is the head of the body, the church.” We are part of the Body of Christ; He is our Head. Where He goes, we follow. His thoughts direct our actions. This is how the people of God learn how to give and why they give. Because Jesus gives, indeed He gives all He has. Zoom Bible Study meets tonight, November 13th at 7p. Pastor Zeile discusses Acts 9, Saul’s conversion. To participate in this online event, email Pastor at email@example.com for the link and reminders.
Welcome Back! Barbara Zeile from the Most Ministries Mission Trip. Thank you for your prayers for her and her team’s safe travels and successful mission in South Africa. Follow their blog– SOUTHAFRICA2220.BLOGSPOT.COM
Bible Study meets at 10:30am in the basement – please join us following worship! This week, Pastor Zeile leads us in II Kings 14, King Amaziah’s success and failure. Refreshments served at this time.
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For those suffering in Armenia, Ukraine and other scenes of violence For Military and those who Protect Our Country – In need of Healing – Shut in – In Thanksgiving for Recovery Rev. Dan Conrad Flower Dedication – In Memory of Russ Eichold’s birthday from Bonnie Eichold + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +