ALL CREATION PRAISES GOD|
Shout to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with joy; come before Him with singing.
The other seasons that God made for us certainly have beauty and uniqueness of their own. But as the Fall continues,there is a specialness that can't be missed. Owls at night, geese in the morning, deer, rabbits, raccoons, and other game rustle in the dry foliage. Winter will bring its cool silence, winds, frosty scenes, but this month's sights and sounds indeed were made to enjoy. Praise for these gifts is a natural activity that issues from life filled with God and thankfulness for all He places before us.
Lord, as we look to you, fill my life to overflowing with your peace and joy.keep me always in the palm of your hand. Remind us of the many ways You feed my heart. Thank you for the other kind of Bread that feeds my soul. I bow in reverence for the love placed in each thing You created.
At this time of Thanksgiving, my heart is filled with praise and my lips with gratefulness. I am in awe of your creation and all that you do as my Provider. Thank You for the tender care over all that you have made....especially me, Your child. Thank You for the gift of Life that you gave to me and all your children through the gift of your Son. Help me to keep my focus on you as these next two months become busy. You are never busy to care for me and my needs.Let me never be too busy not to speak your name in love and prayer.
Now thank we all our God, with heart and hands and voices,
Who wondrous things has done, in whom his world rejoices.
Who from our mother's arms, has blest us on our way,
With countless gifts of love and still is ours today.
2016 YOUTH GATHERING
Theme: In Christ Alone
Watch for continuing fund raisers to help fund our youth. Registration has been completed. 8 youth and 3 leaders will attend. Your support is very appreciated.
|HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MONTH:
November 9.....Board of Education
November 5...Ladies Aid at 6:30 PM
November 10 and 24.....Quilting
Thanksgiving Service...9:30 AM
November 28...Church decorating for Christmas 9:00AM
FALL BIBLE STUDIES CONTINUE......
Pastor Dukovan has Bible Study on Sunday mornings beginning at 8:30 AM. He is reviewing Law and Gospel.
Sunday evenings is a study of JONAH. It includes opportunities to explore our own reluctance and God's continual encouragement and forgiveness. Class begins at 6:00 PM and is held at Pastor and Jeanette's hose.
Come and join the discussion and special fellowship at either of these Bible gatherings.
PLEASE PUT ON YOUR CALENDARS:
Special services and times-
Christmas Eve Children's Service at 7:00Pm
Christmas Day Service at 9:30 AM
New Year's Eve Service at 7:00PM
Invite a friend or neighbor!
|Ladies Aid Activities this month:
*work at Bethesda Thrift Store in Watertown on Nov. 5 from 9-1
10 quilts were sent to the Milwaukee Rescue Mission.
54 quilts and 20 school kits sent to Lutheran World Relief.
14 quilts 6 blankets, 4 comforters, 4 afghans to Pave.
Thanks to all of you who donated supplies for all of these projects!
.....to ask friends or neighbors who might need to know about the wonderful God who has died for you, washed you clean, walks with you, blesses you, and is right now preparing a very special place for you in heaven. So many do not know about Him yet. You might be that person to help plant a seed. Or come to renew your life of worship and praise to our awesome and incredible God. If your children are in Sunday School, invite a friend or neighbor to come along and experience music, prayer, and especially the Word as we explore new themes each week and make it come to life!! Adults and parents invited too!!!
****FLOWERS FOR CHURCH****
If there are any times that you would like to donate flowers to beautify the altar, please sign up on the bulletin board in back of church, or contact the Altar Guild people in charge of the month (see The Newsletter)
Sunday School is up and going......
Sunday School began on September 13th. We still are looking for people to be in a "teaching pool" in order to assist the teacher, or perhaps you might like to be a person to teach a lesson, (provided), or to share your expertise in a lesson that uses that skill as a hands-on object lesson. Please contact Pastor if there is a special topic you would liketo share with the children.
PLEASE REMEMBER ............the families in need in our community by donating to the Ashippun Bread Basket. Just pick up an extra item while you are out shopping, and place it in the cart in the Narthex. The bulletin will keep you posted on specific needs that might arise. Thank you!
......to all the veterans for their service to our country. Thanks for your dedication, time, courage, and especially the love that you shine for your Savior.
Yummy Snacks....are always needed for Sunday School classes. Please talk to Pastor if you would like to bring some for Sunday
THE FOOD PANTRY:
still needs volunteers to stock shelves and serve clients. Please speak with Diane Mayhugh if this is something that you would like to do to serve the people around our community. You would be very appreciated!
Come Christians, follow where our Captain trod,
Our King victorious...Christ, the Son of god.
Led on their way by this triumphant sign,
The hosts of God in conquering ranks combine.
All newborn soldiers of the crucified..bear on their brows the seal of him who died
LIFT HIGH THE CROSS!
Psalm 34;18 "The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit."
Thank You God for the promise in these coming days, of Your constant love and the hope it brings to my life. Amen.
THE GOSPEL IN A NUTSHELL:"For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son, so that whoever believes in Him will not perish, but have eternal life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him". John 3:16-17
Spread the Word!!!