October 24, Sermon & Announcements

October 24, 2021 Sermon

Announcements ~ October 24, 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.

 

*The Adult Sunday School series entitled, “Lutheranism 101” continues and today we will look at how Lutheran’s approach the sacraments and worship. New to the Lutheran church or a veteran, come along and bring your questions. 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.

 

*Please forgive any errors in this week’s bulletin. It just has been a crazy week with our office computers and we did not have as much time to proof.  So be aware that we have reached 62.3 percent, not 61.8% of our Faith Building Together Goal and this Thursday’s Women’s Bible Study will be held in _____________________ rather than the Gathering Room. Again, we apologize for the errors.

 

*Next Sunday is Reformation Sunday. Wear red if you can. You can even get your picture taken with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther.

 

*On November 7th we will celebrate All Saints Day. If you have a family member or friend who died between November 1, 2020 and November 1, 2021, please print their name on your attendance form. We will include the names of these loved ones in our All Saints worship.

 

*The Education Team decided not to sponsor Trunk or Treat this year due to COVID. However, if it is not raining, Pastor Alessandri will be out on her driveway with a fire pit, candy and friends next Sunday, 6 – 8 pm if you’d like to join her. No guarantee any kids will come by, but we can have some good conversation.

 

This week’s concerns and joys

*Haven member, JoAnn Shankle is back at Julia Manor after a bout with COVID pneumonia.  Please keep JoAnn and her family in prayer.

 

*Best wishes to Mark Lochbaum and Beth Johns who have birthdays this week. Congratulations to Bruce and Judy Larson who celebrate a wedding anniversaries on Saturday.

 

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