Week of July 11th thru 17th

07 Jul

CHURCH OFFICE – If you need to meet, speak, or make an appointment with the Church Secretary the office is open on Monday and Wednesday.  If you need to meet or speak to Pastor Kuhlman you can always reach him on his cell and at his home.  Please note that the church will be locked at all times unless two people are present.

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.


CONGREGATIONAL MEETING following morning worship.

THE LUTHERAN FOUNDATION has created the “Congregational Mental Wellness Assessment” survey to help each member congregation get a snapshot of its congregation members’ current mental health concerns and needs, and to gather input on what kinds of resources and supports they would find most helpful from the church. This anonymous online survey will help each congregation pinpoint the type of mental health ministry initiatives that can help meet the current needs of its members.  Individuals can take the survey anonymously at the following link:

PASTOR WILL BE ON VACATION August 3rd thru the 9th.  If you have pastoral needs please contact one of the Elders, Michael Householder, Craig Norden, Jeff Kaiser or Roger Stafford.

JULY – SEPTEMBER PORTALS OF PRAYER are in the information rack in the east entrance and also on the table in the back of the church.

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, Nash Devoe, Tiffany Lawson, Mary Hall, Ned Hall, Terri Bell, 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 July/August Newsletters; Visitors Packet; July – September 2021 Portals of Prayer; Lutheran Witness; Cross Connection; Thrivent Dollars information; Lutherans for Life.

LAST WEEK’S STATISTICS:   Worship Attendance – Sunday – 54 + Jesus,

God 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 – May the light of God’s grace turn tears of mourning to songs of joy.