11 January 2019 – Advent Announcements

I Go to Sing: “Singing together still brings home, the we-ness of worship, the not-alone-ness of life in God, the best of all we have to offer each other.” Check out this blog about singing in church.

PORCH: The winter sort dates are January 14, and February 11. Please keep bringing non-perishables and canned goods to church. These items are taken to those with food insecurity needs in the area.

Voter’s Meeting will be on Sunday, January 20, 2019 following worship. We will vote on the 2019 Congregational Budget and discuss other important matters of Advent Lutheran Church.

Lenten Devotional: For this year’s Lenten Devotional, entitled, “Journey to the Cross,” I am excited to ask YOU, the members and friends of Advent Lutheran to prayerfully consider contributing to our devotional booklet by writing the devotionals! Please check out the Writing Guide and the Journey to the Cross Devotional Interest Sign-Up Sheet in the Narthex. Blessings, Pastor Scott

Christmas Sharing Tree: Your gifts for children in Lumberton were delivered. Thank you for your generosity! Pictures and more information will be on a bulletin board in the office hallway.

Sunday Adult Bible Study Leaders: Jan. 13 – Bob Serpas, Jan. 20 – John Stow, Jan. 27 – Joe Schradie, Feb. 3 – Dave Neely.

Readings for Sunday, January 13, The Baptism of Our Lord/First Sunday after the Epiphany: For those who wish to prepare for Sunday’s lessons, please read Is. 43:1–7, Psalm 29, Rom. 6:1–11, Luke 3:15–22