Haven Messenger (Newsletter) October 2021

Newsletter October 2021 (pdf)

Announcements September 26, 2021

Announcements ~ September 26, 2021

A: Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!
C: Let us come into God’s presence with thanksgiving.      (Psalm 95: 1b-2a)

*God’s blessing to all and a special welcome to all our guests. What a delight it is to be together in God’s presence to worship.

*We are so pleased to welcome Pastor Chris Litton to preside and preach today. Chris has family connections to Haven and is usually a regular at Haven’s Christmas concert. Thank you, Pastor Litton for being with us. We look forward to hearing what the Holy Spirit led you to preach with today’s challenging readings.

* “Micah’s Backpacks” is up and active once again. Micah’s Backpacks is a project to provide weekend meals for Fountaindale Elementary students at risk of food scarcity. There is more information in your bulletin and the October newsletter, along with contact information if you would help periodically pack the food bags or delivering them.

*The Adult Sunday School class continues today in the Gathering Room. This first sessions will be led by Pastor Kaplan.

*Please let us know your offering envelope preference on your bulletin attendance form or by calling or emailing the church office. More information is in your bulletin. We hope to order soon.

*Today Pastor Alessandri is preaching at the 70th anniversary of the church where she previously served in Florissant, Missouri. She will be back in the office Monday afternoon. If you need the presence or care of a pastor before then, please call Pastor Ron Schlak. His phone number is in the bulletin.

*The October newsletter is available on line and in the church narthex. Be sure to read through it to see opportunities for faith enrichment, fun and service.

This week’s concerns and joys:

*Thanks to all who provided food for our lunch at Potomac Towers this Thursday. If you forgot to bring your items today, please tell Prue Yelinek (Prue can you give a wave?) so you can make arrangements. God’s Work. Our Hands.

*Best wishes to Amy Mason, Jean Carbaugh, Bob Hart, Ken Shankle and Brenda Manspeaker who have birthdays this week. Congratulations to Ken and Joann Shankle and Elaine and Ray Michael who celebrate wedding anniversaries this week.

*Our dear member Dolores Carson went to be with our Lord this week. We will update with the service information when it is available. Please keep Dolores’s family in your prayers.

A: God IS here with us. Let us prepare ourselves for worship as we listen to the prelude.

Sunday, September 26, 2021 Worship Bulletin & Information

Bulletin 09262021 (pdf)

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE IN-PERSON & FACEBOOK LIVE 9:30 am

Worship Service with Communion in person in the Sanctuary

Worship Service LIVE on the Haven Facebook page

At this time, we will NOT be requiring vaccinated persons to wear masks when attending worship.

However, we want you to know that vaccinated persons are WELCOME to wear masks if that is their preference in the current COVID upsurge.

Starting around 2 p.m. on Fridays, you can pick up a bulletin, hymnal and communion sets on the parsonage back porch.  For extra precaution, use hand sanitizer before opening cartons/boxes. Keep the hymnal at your home for future use. The baggie of communion elements are enough for one person so please take one for each person watching at your home. (Haven Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Haven-Lutheran-Church-134647913268366 or you can get to the page by clicking the ‘F’ icon in the upper right corner (center of page if on a mobile device) of the Haven website www.havenlc.org The live service will remain on the page for viewing later too.  If you are not familiar with Facebook please scroll down past the ads, map and photos until you see Haven Lutheran Church with a small circle of the church photo in a post. It will say ‘Haven Lutheran Church is live’ Sunday at 9:30am. This will be the first post Haven will have that day. If you have issues please email the church office or call and leave a message and I will try to get back with you so I can walk you through how to find it.)

September 19, 2021 Sermon & Announcements

September 19, 2021 Sermon (pdf)

Announcements ~ September 19, 2021

A: Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!
C: Let us come into God’s presence with thanksgiving.      (Psalm 95: 1b-2a)

*God’s blessing to all and a special welcome to all our guests. What a delight it is to be together in God’s presence to worship.

*Haven is providing lunch for Potomac Tower residents on September 30. There is a list of the needed items on the mobile message board. Please sign-up to bring those items you can provide for this meal of food, fun and love for our 40 brothers and sisters at Potomac Towers.

* “Micah’s Backpacks” is a project to provide weekend meals for Fountaindale Elementary students at risk of food scarcity. Haven’s program resumed last weekend. If you would be interested in periodically packing the food bags or delivering them, please contact Linda Clark. Her phone number is in today’s bulletin. Packing can be done by an individual, couple, friends or a family. More information in the bulletin.

 

*The Adult Sunday School class will continue today in the Gathering Room. The first sessions will be led by Pastor Kaplan.

*Did you tell us your preference of offering envelopes for 2022? We want to order the correct number and types. Please read the article in today’s bulletin and let us know your offering envelope preference on your bulletin attendance form or by calling or emailing the church office. Thank you.

*Pastor Alessandri will be away next week on vacation with her family and next weekend she will be in St. Louis preaching at the 70th anniversary of the church where she previously served. If you need the presence or care of a pastor while she is gone, please call Pastor Ron Schlak. His phone number is in the bulletin.

*The October newsletter will be out next weekend. If you have an announcement or article for October, please email it to the office not later than Tuesday.

This week’s concerns and joys:

*Thank you to all who helped put hymnals back in the pews. If you have a few minutes after worship, can you help us get the rest of them in the church?

*Best wishes to Abigail Byers who has a birthday this week.

A:      God IS here with us. Let us prepare ourselves for worship as we listen to the prelude.

September 12, 2021 ~ Announcements & Sermon

September 12, 2021 Sermon (pdf) 

Announcements ~ September 12, 2021

A: Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!
C: Let us come into God’s presence with thanksgiving.      (Psalm 95: 1b-2a)

*God’s blessing to all and a special welcome to all our guests. What a blessing it is to be together in God’s presence to worship.

*Haven is providing lunch for Potomac Tower residents on September 30. There is a list of the needed items on the mobile message board. Please sign-up to bring those items you can provide for this meal of food, fun and love for our 40 brothers and sisters at Potomac Towers.

*We will resume Micah’s Backpacks this Friday. “Micah’s Backpacks” is a project to provide weekend meals for Fountaindale Elementary students at risk of food scarcity. If you would be interested in periodically packing the food bags or delivering them, please contact Linda Clark. Her phone number is on the mobile message board. Packing can be done by an individual, couple, friends or a family. More information will be in next week’s bulletin.

*The Adult Sunday School class will begin today in the Gathering Room. The first sessions will be led by Pastor Kaplan. After the class, all are invited to share lunch at Café Italia on Pennsylvania Avenue.

*We are about to order offering envelopes for 2022 and want to order the correct number and types. Please read the article in today’s bulletin and let us know your offering envelope preference on your bulletin attendance form or by calling or emailing the church office. Thank you.

*Not many weeks left, but you can still find some goodies on the Harvest for Hunger table in the narthex.

This week’s concerns and joys:

*Thanks to all who came to help with our inside clean-up yesterday. Your time and effort to maintain God’s property at Haven is appreciated.

*Best wishes to Jadyra Fortson, and Michael Freeman who have birthdays this week. Congratulations to June and Dick Hess whose wedding anniversary is today!

A:      God IS here with us. Let us prepare ourselves for worship as we listen to the prelude.

Sunday, September 19, 2021 ~ Bulletin & Worship Information

Bulletin 09192021 (pdf)

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE IN-PERSON & FACEBOOK LIVE 9:30 am

Worship Service with Communion in person in the Sanctuary

Worship Service LIVE on the Haven Facebook page

At this time, we will NOT be requiring vaccinated persons to wear masks when attending worship.

However, we want you to know that vaccinated persons are WELCOME to wear masks if that is their preference in the current COVID upsurge.

Starting around 2 p.m. on Fridays, you can pick up a bulletin, hymnal and communion sets on the parsonage back porch.  For extra precaution, use hand sanitizer before opening cartons/boxes. Keep the hymnal at your home for future use. The baggie of communion elements are enough for one person so please take one for each person watching at your home. (Haven Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Haven-Lutheran-Church-134647913268366 or you can get to the page by clicking the ‘F’ icon in the upper right corner (center of page if on a mobile device) of the Haven website www.havenlc.org The live service will remain on the page for viewing later too.  If you are not familiar with Facebook please scroll down past the ads, map and photos until you see Haven Lutheran Church with a small circle of the church photo in a post. It will say ‘Haven Lutheran Church is live’ Sunday at 9:30am. This will be the first post Haven will have that day. If you have issues please email the church office or call and leave a message and I will try to get back with you so I can walk you through how to find it.)

Sunday, September 12, 2021 Bulletin & Worship Information

Bulletin 09122021(pdf)

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE IN-PERSON & FACEBOOK LIVE 9:30 am

Worship Service with Communion in person in the Sanctuary

Worship Service LIVE on the Haven Facebook page

At this time, we will NOT be requiring vaccinated persons to wear masks when attending worship.

However, we want you to know that vaccinated persons are WELCOME to wear masks if that is their preference in the current COVID upsurge.

Starting around 2 p.m. on Fridays, you can pick up a bulletin, hymnal and communion sets on the parsonage back porch.  For extra precaution, use hand sanitizer before opening cartons/boxes. Keep the hymnal at your home for future use. The baggie of communion elements are enough for one person so please take one for each person watching at your home. (Haven Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Haven-Lutheran-Church-134647913268366 or you can get to the page by clicking the ‘F’ icon in the upper right corner (center of page if on a mobile device) of the Haven website www.havenlc.org The live service will remain on the page for viewing later too.  If you are not familiar with Facebook please scroll down past the ads, map and photos until you see Haven Lutheran Church with a small circle of the church photo in a post. It will say ‘Haven Lutheran Church is live’ Sunday at 9:30am. This will be the first post Haven will have that day. If you have issues please email the church office or call and leave a message and I will try to get back with you so I can walk you through how to find it.)

September 5, 2021 ~ Sermon & Announcements

September 5, 2021 Sermon (pdf)

Announcements ~ September 5, 2021

A:       I was glad when they said to me,
C:  “Let us go to the house of the Lord.                                     (Psalm 122:1)

* God’s blessing to all this Labor Day weekend and a special welcome to all our guests. What a blessing it is to be together in God’s presence to worship.

*Be sure to take your bulletin home or look at it on-line. Read about the numerous local events that are of interest. The September newsletter is also available in the narthex and on-line. Keep up with learning, service and fun activities.

*This Saturday, September 11, is Haven’s indoors clean-up day starting at 9 a.m. There are a variety of tasks.  PLEASE come and lend a hand. If you can, promise a grandchild lunch and bring him or her along to help, too.

*The Adult Sunday School class will begin meeting next Sunday, September 12 in the Gathering Room. The first session will be led by Pastor Kaplan.

*Haven will be providing lunch for Potomac Tower residents this month. Next Sunday, look for a list of what you can contribute to this meal of food, fun and love for our 40 brothers and sisters at Potomac Towers.

*Our vegetable gardens are waning but there are still some offerings on the Harvest for Hunger table in the narthex.

*Have any coins for our noisy offering this first Sunday of the month?

*The church office will be closed tomorrow for the Labor Day holiday.

 

 

 

 


This week’s concerns and joys:

 

*Best wishes to Harold Rice, and Dustin Black who have birthdays this week.

 (after the prelude)

A:      Rejoicing in God’s saving grace, we seek our Lord’s wisdom and strength:
C:      “To honor God, to reach out with love to our members
and the community and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

Sunday, September 5, 2021 ~ Bulletin & Worship Information

Bulletin 09052021 (pdf)

SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE IN-PERSON & FACEBOOK LIVE 9:30 am

Worship Service with Communion in person in the Sanctuary

Worship Service LIVE on the Haven Facebook page

At this time, we will NOT be requiring vaccinated persons to wear masks when attending worship.

However, we want you to know that vaccinated persons are WELCOME to wear masks if that is their preference in the current COVID upsurge.

Starting around 2 p.m. on Fridays, you can pick up a bulletin, hymnal and communion sets on the parsonage back porch.  For extra precaution, use hand sanitizer before opening cartons/boxes. Keep the hymnal at your home for future use. The baggie of communion elements are enough for one person so please take one for each person watching at your home. (Haven Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Haven-Lutheran-Church-134647913268366 or you can get to the page by clicking the ‘F’ icon in the upper right corner (center of page if on a mobile device) of the Haven website www.havenlc.org The live service will remain on the page for viewing later too.  If you are not familiar with Facebook please scroll down past the ads, map and photos until you see Haven Lutheran Church with a small circle of the church photo in a post. It will say ‘Haven Lutheran Church is live’ Sunday at 9:30am. This will be the first post Haven will have that day. If you have issues please email the church office or call and leave a message and I will try to get back with you so I can walk you through how to find it.)

September 2021 Haven Messenger (Newsletter)

Newsletter September 2021 (pdf)