|Episcopal/Lutheran Worship Service||9:30 a.m.
|Fellowship with coffee and refreshments|| 10:30 a.m.
|Youth Hang Out Time||10:30 a.m.
|Adult Bible Study||11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Evening Worship in December
December 4, 11, 18 from 7:15 - 8:15 p.m.
Join us in singing the beautiful Holden Evening Prayer service.
Testimonies from congregation members.
Everyone is welcome!
Youth Christmas Pageant--Dec. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Modern take on an ancient story
Followed by potluck dinner
Bethlehem Morning, Christmas Musical--Dec. 22, 9:30 a.m.
Christmas message told with familiar carols and new songs.
Singers from Advent Episcopal, Ascension Lutheran, and Sylvan Lake Lutheran.
Directed by Denise Hobbs, Music Director at Ascension
Bring your family and friends to this special program.
Christmas Eve Worship--Dec. 24
Family Service 4:00 p.m.
Service at Ascension Lutheran 6:00 p.m. (at 4150 Pontiac Lake Road, across from Meijer)
Candlelight Service 10:30 p.m.
O Come Let Us Adore Him, Christ the Lord!
Tree Trimming Party, Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m.
Help put up the Christmas trees at church.
Hanging of the greens begins at 8:30 a.m.
The more helpers the merrier the party!
FREE Community Holiday Concert, Dec. 8, 3:00 p.m.
Featuring the Men of Grace, Grace Centers of Hope, Pontiac
and the Gratitude Steel Band.
Invite your family, friends, and neighbors to be uplifted by their music.
Free will offering. Light refreshments after concert.
Help at Food Pantry--Dec. 21, 7:30 a.m.
Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 517 W. Walton, Pontiac
Help pack and carry boxes of food for 60 - 80 families.
Also needed, small gifts for Christmas presents.
Christmas Food Baskets--Dec. 22
Helping 4 families with total of 14 children
Signup chart for food donations in church lobby
Take a paper ornament from the Mitten Tree with gift wishes for each child
Money donations to Good Samaritan Fund of Sylvan Lake Lutheran
DEADLINE: bring food donations and wrapped gifts by Sunday, Dec. 22. Thanks for helping.
Kid's Night/Confirmation Class
For children from First Grade through Eighth Grade.
Begins at 5:30 p.m. with light supper.
At Ascension Lutheran Church, 4150 Pontiac Lake Road (across from Meijer)
On the 3rd and 4th Tuesdays each month.
Decorate the Mitten Tree
Bring warm hats, gloves, scarves and socks
To warm those without on these cold winter days.
We keep re-filling the tree through February.
School Supplies Collection Continues
Collection continues for a February delivery. Needed items include:
- 1-inch, 3-ring binders
- tab dividers
- disinfecting wipes
- gloves and hats
All other school supplies are also appreciated.
Please bring in to collection box at church by Jan. 30.
Senior Stretch and Tone
Come and exercise with us, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m. - 12 noon.
Fridays 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Led by Vicky Palace, with 10 years experience.
First session free; $2 each after that.
The potluck Holiday Luncheon after class is on Dec. 19. All are welcome!
Gentle Yoga Continues this Winter
Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon.
Session ends December 18 and resumes January 8, 2014.
Extremely affordable $5.00 per class.
Instructor from Belightful Yoga.
Please bring mat and wear comfortable clothing.
No prior yoga experience necessary. Drop-ins welcome.
A BIG Thanks to ALL!
Four families were overwhelmed with the bountiful Thanksgiving food baskets
Made available for pickup at the church on Nov. 24.
Thanks to everyone for their generosity!
Our friends at Roosevelt School in Keego Harbor say
"Thanks Very Much" for the school supplies.
Several large boxes were delivered on Sept. 30.
On Sept. 20, we delivered over 1 1/2 tons of food from
Oakland County Gleaners to Good Samaritan Church Food Pantry.
To learn more about The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), go to: TEFAP
"Like" Us On Facebook
Check out pictures of our Sept 15 Spaghetti Dinner and Concert fundraiser
and Sept 14 Work Day, Sept 19 Community Luncheon, and Sept 20 TEFAP food delivery.
on our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com
Two churches, Stronger together!
Sylvan Lake Lutheran now shares its building with Advent Episcopal Church.
Click here to learn more about Advent Episcopal Church: www.advent-church.com