Peace Lutheran Church, Sunday, August 13, 2017

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HOLY COMMUNION is served continuously, please follow the ushers.  All who are baptized and believe in the crucified and risen Lord Jesus Christ are welcome.  The center ring of glasses is grape juice, and the hexagon-shaped crackers are gluten-free.  Children not receiving communion are encouraged to come up for a blessing.

VISITOR/INFORMATION CARDS are available from the ushers for visitors who would like information about our church or members who would like to communicate with the pastor or the office.

PILLOWS – There are pillows by the coat rack. Feel free to grab one if you find that our chairs are a little hard.

CALENDAR:  08/13/17 – 08/20/17

Sunday, August 13 – 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. Worship; 9:15 a.m. Board of Deacons

Monday, August 14 – 7:00 p.m. Board of Stewardship

Tuesday, August 15 – 7:00 p.m. Church Council

Thursday, August 17 – 6:00 p.m. Board of Education

Sunday, August 20 – 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. Worship; 9:15 a.m. SS Teacher Training; Congregation Bake Sale

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ASSISTANTS FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 13

8:00 a.m. - Greeting:  Bill & Ann Findlay.  Acolytes: Jordan Meyers & Max Ramberg.  Communion:  Jeff Schulke & ??  Lector:  ??  Ushers:  ??  Counting:  Wayne & Kathy Miller.  Visitation Ministry:  Joan Mentink.

10:30 a.m. - Greeting:  ??  Acolytes:  Hunter French & Faith Driscoll.  Communion:  Peder Parizek & ??  Lector:  ??  Ushers:  ??

 

ASSISTANTS FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 20

8:00 a.m. - Greeting:  ??  Acolytes:  John Bierwerth & Nicole Benck.  Communion:  Jim Hauschild, Jr. & ??  Lector:  ??  Ushers:  ??  Counting:  Dahls.  Visitation:  Judy Jensen.

10:30 a.m. - Greeting:  ??  Acolytes:  Devon Letter & Cameron Thompson.  Communion:  Tonya Bennis & ??  Lector:  ??  Ushers:  ?? 

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PRAYER CHAIN – We have several people signed up on the prayer chain.  If you would like a prayer for yourself or someone else, please submit requests on the website (welcometopeace.org) or call Kathy Miller at 715-749-3508.

PLEASE PRAY FOR:  Gary Coone, Teresa Garske, Sue Gillis, Joe Goossens, Stan Hanson, Janet Hanson, Rick Hink, Marie Ista, Carol Jensen, Linda Jourdeans, Maureen Kondor, Cassandra Lee, Richard Miller, family and friends of Shirley Nichols, Jake Nyhagen*, Tammy Parr, Luanne Rimer, Cole Skelton*, and Kitty Wulf.  (*service members)

~ Please note - people are removed from the prayer list after two months unless otherwise requested. ~

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WE WELCOME – Camdyn Christopher Grinde into the Lord’s family through Holy Baptism. 

Camdyn is the son of Jessica and Christopher Grinde. 

His sponsors are Michael Brickner and Jennifer Grenzow.

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SALES/INFO/SIGN-UPS – All sales/info/sign-ups (assistants, coffee, cards, Scrip, etc.) are on the north side of the entry.   There are two “sale/info” tables available for groups to use on a first-come, first-served basis (please check with the office to reserve a spot).  Please take a minute to see what’s available today.

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES TODAY:

Sale/Info tables – N/A - Sign-ups Worship Assistants

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - Vacation Bible School is Saturday, August 26, from 9:00 to 11:30 for ages 3 years – 5th grade. Students in the 6th grade and older would be great helpers. Registration begins at 8:45. Registration forms are on the church Facebook page, in the narthex and in the church office. Contact Jody at 715.977.0593 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in helping or teaching.

HELP US CELEBRATE PASTOR JOHN and 25 YEARS OF MINISTRY AT PEACE – Come worship with Pastor John and his family as we celebrate 25 years of his ministry with Peace Lutheran Church!  We will be celebrating at both services on August 27, so please come and join in the celebration!

FINANCIAL PEACE AT LAST!  If you are human and living in today's economy, you probably do not have Financial Peace.  Here is the perfect opportunity to make some progress!  The next Financial Peace University class will begin Sunday, September 24, at 6pm.  The class lasts for 90 minutes and will meet each Sunday for 9 weeks.  In that time you will learn about saving, debt, relationships and money, real estate, retirement, college planning, and living a peaceful financial life.  The cost of the class is $90.00.  Please contact Lisa Knutson at 715-688-9618 if you have questions. Make the commitment to your future and your children's future today!

FINANCIAL SNAPSHOT

Weekly Budgeted Offerings Expenses

                  (w/mortgage)                                       $  8,234

   YTD budgeted expenses (7/31/17)   $263,211

Weekly Income (8/06/17)                                    $   10,923

  YTD Income (7/31/17)                         $256,942

       Difference                                                      $ + 2,689

                                                             -  $  6,369

 

CAPITAL LOAN

      Loan Balance 01/01/17

Payments/Month

 

Current Loan Balance 7/20/17

                           985,994.12

              $ 8,184.00

 

                          $ 926,304.95


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Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. 

Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your inner voice. 

And most importantly, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. 

- - - Steve Jobs

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COMFORTS OF HOME VOLUNTEERS – COH is looking for visitors and musicians interested in spending some time with their residents.  For more information, please see the flyers in the entry and contact Isabella Bohanon at 651-260-1759.  (flyers)

 

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