FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH – This Week‘s Events (June 11 – 18, 2017)
Today: Graduation Luncheon for Sarah Bestvater (following the English service)
Monday: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Grief Seminar (at First Lutheran Church, Kingsville)
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m. Trustees
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. Chapel Service (at FLCA)
Thursday: 7:00 p.m. FLCA Grade 8 Graduation
Friday: 4:00-5:30 p.m. FLCA Carnival
Next Sunday: Father’s Day
8:45 a.m. German Worship
10:45 a.m. English Worship/Holy Communion
Adult Bible Class between the services (last Bible Class until September)
WELCOME: We welcome you this morning to worship at First Lutheran Church. Please take a minute to introduce yourself to the Pastor and sign our Guest Book. If you need any assistance, please approach one of the ushers. We sincerely hope that you will return to worship with us again soon.
ATTENDANCE: Sunday, June 4, 2017: German Worship: 35; English Worship: 76
TODAY’S USHERS: Jonathan Buller, Joshua Buller, Javed Khan, Paul Taylor
NEXT SUNDAY’S USHERS: Rich Garton, Bryan Johnson, James Krestick, Cuthbert Owenya
TODAY’S ACOLYTES: Evan Johnson, Grace Johnson, Crucifer: Kenny Owenya
NEXT SUNDAY’S ACOLYTES: Abigail McLeod, Kelly Owenya
TODAY’S GREETERS: Brad & Erika Verdonck
NEXT SUNDAY’S GREETER: Carole Johnson
ALTAR FLOWERS: The altar flowers were placed today by Miss Sarah Bestvater, to the glory of God and in thankfulness for her many blessings as she has now completed her Law Degree. We wish you God’s richest blessings Sarah, and may God continue to watch over you and guide you in all your future endeavours.
ORGAN FLOWERS: The organ flowers were placed today to the glory of God and in thanksgiving for the First Lutheran Christian Academy’s Graduating Class of 2017, by the parents of the graduates, and the school staff. Congratulations on your hard work and may God bless you all.
ADULT BIBLE CLASS & SUNDAY SCHOOL: Please note that we will continue to have the Adult Bible Class in between the services today and next Sunday, June 18th. Today will be the last day for Sunday School for this school year. The Adult Bible Class and the Sunday School will take a break for the summer and return for their regular schedule in September.
FLCA FAMILY CARNIVAL: Come one, come all! The FLCA Family Carnival will be held this Friday, June 16th from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. There are no tickets to purchase for participating, however, a free-will offering would be welcome. This will be a great time with lots of fun games and events. Please plan on coming and bring your friends and neighbours too! All children must have an adult present in order to attend. Pizza, drinks, freezies, popcorn and more will be available for purchase. Hope to see you all there!
GRIEF SEMINAR: First Lutheran Church in Kingsville would like to invite you to a Grief Seminar: “The Broken Heart – Finding Hope in Your Grief.” The two-part seminar takes place on Monday, June 12th (Good Grief – Understanding Grief and the Spiritual Work of Grieving), and Monday, June 19th (It’s Complicated – When the Work Gets Too Hard). The time for both days is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. We kindly ask you to contact our church office if you would like to attend, or if you would like additional information.
LWMLC EVENT: The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League-Canada is hosting a women’s event for all women of Lutheran Church–Canada. The Ontario District event will take place at Peace Lutheran Church in Tillsonburg on Saturday, June 24th beginning at 8:30 a.m. This is a day of Bible studies, devotions, songs, and service projects. Schedules and registration forms can be obtained by contacting the church office (registration deadline is June 19th). The cost for the day is $20 which will include all materials, lunch and snacks. Please contact the church office if you would like to attend, as we may be able to help arrange carpooling.
LUTHERAN HOUR: “Never Alone” (Matthew 28: 16-20) – You can be certain about the place to meet God, His plan of salvation, and His presence. Listen to Speaker Rev. Greg Seltz on The Lutheran Hour on Sunday mornings at 1130AM at 6:30 a.m., 1600AM at 9:00 a.m., or 560AM at noon. Streaming audio and pod-casts at www.lutheranhour.ca.
LUTHERAN BIBLE TRANSLATORS NEWSLETTER: Please take the time to read the latest edition of the newsletter from The Lutheran Bible Translators, posted on the bulletin board outside of Pastor Stresman’s office.
WINDSOR SINGS “O CANADA”: You are invited to join an organized community singing of our national anthem as a massive community choir. The event will help to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. There will be only one choir rehearsal at noon on Saturday, July 1st at the Festival Plaza stage (at the riverfront), and the performance will take place immediately following at 1:00 p.m. Sheet music and additional information is available by contacting the church office.