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Sylvan Lake Lutheran Church,
West Bloomfield, MI
"Called to be a living Gospel
and to let God's love shine through us"
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2399 Figa Ave.
West Bloomfield, Mi. 48324
Office: 248-682-0770
Fax: 248-706-3310
E-mail: sllc@sbcglobal.net
Pastor Mary Duerksen, Lutheran
Pastor Manisha Dostert, Episcopal
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Join Us For Worship
Episcopal/Lutheran Worship Service9:30 a.m.
Fellowship with coffee and refreshments 10:30 a.m.
Adult Bible Study11:00 a.m.

Sundays in December Worship at the Manger--Dec. 7, 14, and 21
Dec. 28 is Service of Carols and the Word.

Christmas Eve Services, Dec. 24

4:00 p.m. Family service
10:30 p.m. Candle light service.
Special music and Festival Eucharist at each service.
Come celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus.

Wednesday Soup Suppers and Worship in December

Pause during the week and remember what Christmas is all about on Dec. 3, 11 and 17.
6:00 p.m. Soup supper with salad, bread and cookies.
7:00 p.m. Musical Evening Prayer service with special readings.
Come enjoy fellowship with supper and a peaceful evening prayer to end your day.

Community Holiday Concert, Dec. 14, 2 - 4 p.m.

Featuring Men of Grace, from the Grace Centers of Hope,
Spoken IV, a vocal and steel band affiliated with the Gratitude Steel Band
And special guest poet Anthony Stachurski.
Refreshments to follow. Freewill offering to offset costs.

Adult Bible Study Classes

Sunday mornings, 11 am - noon, studying the books of Acts.
Monday mornings, 10:15 - 11:45 am, studying the book of Genesis.
Men's breakfast and Bible study Tuesday mornings at 7:30 am. All are welcome!

Daily Devotions for December

Prepare for the coming of the Christ child with a daily devotion in your email.
Pastor Manisha contributed to this nationwide project.
Sign up at: www.lutheranchurch.org

NEW! Quilting Group Tuesdays at 9 a.m.

All interested in quilting are welcome. No experience needed.
Group made 54 quilts for Lutheran World Relief in 2014.
Donations of used sheets and leftover material are always appreciated.

Christmas Food Baskets for Local Families

To donate food, please sign up in the lobby.
We are teaming up with the Sylvan Lake Police to provide gifts for the children in these families.
Please bring your donations by Sunday, Dec. 21. Thanks!

Ongoing Collections To Help Others

Drop-off containers for donations are in the church lobby area.
Items being collected are:

  • Mittens, gloves, scarves, hats and warm socks for children.
  • Labels and box tops for education for Roosevelt School.
  • Non-perishable foods for the Good Samaritan Church Food Pantry.
  • Care package items for deployed military sent by the Desert Angels project,
    including socks, blank cards, snacks, toiletries, used or new magazines and books.

Senior Stretch and Tone

Come and exercise with us, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 a.m. - 12 noon.
Created by Vicky Palace, with over 10 years experience.
First session free; $2 each after that.

Gentle Yoga Fall Session Oct. 1 - Dec. 31

Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon.
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.
No class on Dec. 24th.

A BIG Thanks to ALL!

For the special noisy offering collected on Nov. 30 and Dec. 7 for the
Offin Children's Centre and Mary Osei Tutu's work with foster care and adoptions in Ghana.

For the donations for Thanksgiving food baskets for four local families.
Especially for the Roosevelt School classes that collected 118 boxes of stuffing,
300 boxes of cornbread mix, 96 cans of green beans, 86 cans of corn,
and other veggies, fruits, cake mixes and jello. WOW!

"Like" Us On Facebook

Check out pictures of our activities and worship services
on our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com

Three churches, Stronger together!

Sylvan Lake Lutheran now shares its building with Advent Episcopal Church and Ascension Lutheran Church.
Click here to learn more about Advent Episcopal Church: www.advent-church.com
Click here to learn more about Ascension Lutheran Church: home.earthlink.net/~ascensionlutheran/

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Our new mission, vision in our community, and guiding values
 
This Week's Events
12/15  all day    Newsletter deadline
Articles due to church secretary
  8:00a    Intercessory Prayer Group
 10:00a    Women's Bible Study
  7:30p    Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon
12/16  7:30a    Joint Episcopal/Lutheran Men's Breakfast Bible Study
Men take turns leading each week.
 11:00a    Stretch & Tone Exercise Session
First class free; after that $2 per session.
  5:00p    Ellie's Weigh
Weight management group.
12/17  8:00p    Praise Team Practice
12/18 11:00a    Stretch & Tone Exercise Session
First class free; after that $2 per session.
12/19  8:00a    Intercessory Prayer Group
  7:30p    Alcoholics Anonymous and Alanon
12/20  8:00a    Intercessory Prayer Group
  9:30a    Altar Guild Setup for Sunday Worship
12/21  9:30a    Episcopal/Lutheran worship services
Combined worship for two congregations.
 10:30a    Youth Hang Out Time
With youth minister Andrew.
 10:30a    Fellowship and refreshments
After worship; with Advent congregation.
 11:00a    Adult Bible Study
Studying the Book of Acts.

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Bugg
sllc@sbcglobal.net
  West Bloomfield Mi. 48324 United States of America 
Phone: 248-682-0770
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