October 10, 2021 Sermon & Announcements

October 10, 2021 Sermon

Announcements ~ October 10, 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 our guests. What a delight it is to be together in God’s presence to worship.

*Today begins a three week Adult Sunday School series entitled, “Lutheranism 101” taught by Pastor Alessandri. If you are new to Lutheranism or Haven, we hope you will attend and bring your questions. For those who have been Lutherans for a long while, we hope you will come for a review and bring your questions, too. The class will meet in the Adult Sunday School Room. Veteran Haven members — be sure to help those new at Haven to find their way. There are also signs to help, too.

*We blessed 8 dogs and 2 cats last Sunday at Haven’s annual Pet blessing. Hope the pets enjoyed it as much as we humans did!

*Wednesday Bible Study starts at 10 am in the Adult Sunday School Room. Come venture into the Acts of the Apostles book of the Bible. is back! Come each week or occasionally, you’ll enjoy Good conversation, questions, wonders and laughter. All are welcome.

*HEADS UP — BE HERE at HAVEN’s GATHERING ROOM at 9 am next Sunday! The Hagerstown Sunday School Orchestra will be here with great seasonal music and talented musicians. Let’s have a good crowd to show our appreciation. It will be well worth getting here a half-hour early.

This week’s concerns and joys:

*Haven member, JoAnn Shankle has been transferred to Julia Manor for physical therapy to restore her strength after having congestive heart failure. Please keep JoAnn and her family in prayer.

*Thanks to all who helped with last week’s God Squad Explorer Kick-Off Event. Thanks to the children and families who attended. It was good fun!

*Best wishes to Kathy Wright, Ann Lochbaum, Kim Pile, Darylene Blickenstaff and Carole Young who have birthdays this week. Congratulations to Mike and Dawn Freeman  who celebrate a wedding anniversaries this Thursday.