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SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:15 am
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SUNDAY SCHOOL: Growing in Christ Do your kids get jealous? Today in Sunday School, our children will study the story of “Cain and Abel” which tells about the first case murder caused by jealousy. Consider discussing, “How does jealously affect relationships in a family? Why is it important to forgive each other in our family?”
SUNDAY ADULT BIBLE CLASS: The Book of Acts: Join us as we read about the power of the gospel of the crucified and resurrected Christ as it grew the first church in the time of the apostles!
WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS 10 am: Our Bible study is on the Lutheran Catechism. Please join us.
Please have your notes to the church office by noon each Wednesday.
Zone #7 Lutheran Layman's League will sponsor the annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 4th at Trinity Lutheran Gymnasium, Arenzville from 4:30 to 7:00 P.M. We will serve Brats, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, Red Cabbage, Homemade Root Beer, Cake, Pie, Iced Tea & Coffee. We have asked the "Little Muddy River German Band" from Havana to play. Be sure to come and enjoy a great evening with friends
Have you ever considered becoming a pastor or deaconess? If so, Rev. BILL WREDE, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, would like to meet with you on Saturday, October 25, at TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 220 S. SECOND ST, SPRINGFIELD IL 62701 at 5:30 p.m. (217-522-8151) or Monday, October 27, at LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL, 3500 W. WASHINGTON ST, SPRINGFIELD, IL 62711 at 10:45-11:20 A.M. (217-546-6363). Rev. WREDE is interested in meeting with prospective students of all ages, elementary school age through adults. Appointments are individual, informal and family/friends are welcome to come with you. Appointments are not necessary but encouraged. If you are interested in scheduling a specific time, please contact Rev. WREDE at (3214-50–7221) or email@example.com.
Illinois Valley Lutherans for Life will be having their Annual Nut Sale from September 14th to October 12th this year. If you wish to order any nuts, please fill out a form along with your payment and give it to RUTH WERRIES. Illinois Valley Lutherans for Life appreciates all the support you have given them in the past. This group of Lutheran Christians raises money to instruct the public on the sanctity of human life issues. If you value life and wish to support our mission, please help by ordering some pecans and/or other nuts from Lutherans for Life. Thank you for supporting Life.
During the month of October the Salem Ladies Guild is collecting baby blankets to be given to the Morgan County Health Department for distribution to infants in our area. Our gift of soft, new cuddly and warm baby blankets is greatly appreciated by the Health Department and the babies receiving the blankets. If you wish to give to the Ingathering, please place your blanket in the basket in Salem’s narthex or the baby bassinet in the Annex hallway. Thank you for helping us with the Ingathering.
Scrip is a fantastic way for you to earn money for our church and school by doing nothing more than making your regular retail purchases. You purchase a gift card to a participating retailer, and the Scrip Center gives us a percentage of the face value of the card. It doesn't get much easier than that! Orders may be left in the SCHOOL OFFICE. Thank you for your continued support of this PTL sponsored program.
Market Day pick up is the third Thursday of the month, from 5:15-6:00 PM in the Annex, Order forms are available in the Annex, school and church offices, and in the church narthex. Internet orders are to be placed online at www.marketday.com.
Please consider contributing to our food bank by indicating For Food Bank.
booklets that were distributed at the All Church Fellowship Picnic are available in the narthex. Feel free to pick one up for yourself and take one to share.