Week of October 11th thru 17th

07 Oct

CATECHISM AND ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL is at 8:30AM in the Sanctuary.

CHILDREN SUNDAY SCHOOL is at 8:30AM in the Fellowship Hall.

FLOWERS – The flowers on the altar today are given to the glory of God by Steve and Rose Kienzler in honor of our grandchildren.

MEETINGS AND EVENTS:  MondayBridge Builders 6:30PM

MASKS – Masks are strongly encouraged and at this time we request that our congregation wear a mask anytime you are inside the church to help protect all of our members.


CONGREGATIONAL ASSEMBLY MEETING is today following morning worship.  We will be reviewing the proposed budget for 2021.

PIES NEEDED FOR ST. JAMES DINNER.  Immanuel is asked to donate 23 pies and the sign up sheet is on the table in the east entrance! Please deliver your pie or pies to the St. James Restaurant on Saturday, October 31st anytime or Sunday morning first thing and let them know they are for the Turkey Dinner.  Thank you!!

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BENEFIT TURKEY DINNER FUNDRAISER AT ST. JAMES RESTAURANT Remember to mark your calendars for the St. James Restaurant’s Annual Fundraising Dinner, Sunday, November 1st at the St. James Restaurant, this year it will be carryout only from11:00AM until 2:00PM.  Local churches and St. James Restaurants donate and serve a fantastic, full thanksgiving meal, all for a minimum donation of $5.00 per plate.  This is by far the biggest, single fundraiser for the Avilla Christmas Charities and an awesome time for the communities to come together in fellowship. Thank you to all!! 

2021 CHANCEL SIGN UP SHEET is up in the chancel room inside the cupboard door. 2020 price is $30.00 and 2021 price is yet to be determined. Sign up today!

2021 FLOWER CHART is up in the back of the church next to the balcony stairway.  Sign up today!!

BRIDGE BUILDERS – Kids’ Club at Immanuel Lutheran Church. The fall session of Bridge Builders started Monday, September 14th and will continue every Monday evening from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.  Learn to build bridges by loving God and loving others. Bring a friend!  Want to help?  Questions?  Call Vi at 260-760-6856.

OCTOBER – DECEMBER PORTALS OF PRAYER – The October—December Portals of Prayer are found in the information rack in the east entrance and on the table in the back of the church.  The July – September Portals of Prayer can be found on the ledge of the mailboxes in the east entrance.

AVILLA FOOD PANTRY – Please don’t forget the needy people in our community. You may place your food donations in the box in the east entrance.

BULLETIN BOARD – Cross Connection; Worship for Shut-Ins;

PRAYER LISTPrayer for the sick & recovering: Judy McKinley, Dan Phares, Ron Smith, Betty Daniels, Carole Bishop, Roger Reichhart , Paul Jones, young relative of a church member who is suffering mentally and parents who need wisdom and comfort.

WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS are now on our website. The announcements in the bulletin each week can be seen on our website under Blog and then correct month.

INFORMATION RACK– last week’s bulletin; extra October Newsletters; Visitors Packet; October – December 2020 Portals of Prayer; Lutheran Witness; Cross Connection; Thrivent Dollars information; Lutherans for Life.

LAST WEEK’S STATISTICS:   Worship Attendance – Sunday 54 + JesusGod loves a cheerful giver.  2 Corinthians 9:7 

WORSHIP SERVICE NEXT WEEK:  Sunday: Children and Adult Sunday School 8:30AM, Morning Worship 9:30AM

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY – A loaf of bread, a helping hand, and the light of God’s grace are yours to give.