Next Sundays Readings: November 28th 1st Sunday in Advent Jeremiah 33:14-16, 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13, and Luke 19:28-40
Next Sundays Readings: December 5th 2nd Sunday in Advent Mal. 4:1-6, Philippians 1:2-11, and Luke 3:1-14
CLC SS Christmas Service: Rehearsals for Concordia’s Children’s Christmas Service; Symbols of Salvation, will begin on Sunday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m., other rehearsals are on Dec. 5, 12 & 19.
Concordia Shut-In Baskets: There is a sign-up sheet in the narthex if you would want to make or purchase items for the 19 shut-in baskets. Deadline is Sat. Dec. 11. Thank you in advance for your help, it is greatly appreciated.
Concordia Plant Stands I’m sure most of you have noticed the new plant stands in the front of the church. They are in memory of Gale Schoelerman and Bob Stahly. We very much appreciate this addition to our church and the replacement of some plant stands that were getting pretty worn.
LP Food Pantry: The Lake Park mobile food pantry is in need of either food or monetary assistance, monetary is preferred. Your donation may be left at the grocery store in Lake Park and by informing them, your donation will earmark for such. However if you wish to donate food or paper products such as napkins, toilet paper, paper towels, etc that is fine. We served 85 families in November and turned away 5 or 6 families.
Concordia Ladies: We are looking for someone to be able to fill the treasurer position for our LWML board. If you are interested please contact Dolly if you have any questions or are interested in filling this position.
Live Nativity: Immanuel Lutheran, Lakefield will be hosting the event once again this year. Join us on Saturday, November 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. A freewill donation will be accepted to support the Lakefield Food Shelf.
CHRISTIAN TV SHOW: Main Street Living is now being broadcast on KCAU Sioux City, KDLT Sioux Falls, WFTC Channel 29 aka “Fox 9 Plus” and MyTV. Air time on both channels is Sunday at 10 am. The first 30 minutes are premastered episodes of the popular “This is the Life” series that was very popular in the 70’s and 80’s. The second half of the program is a modified Lutheran worship service that features a different Pastor each week, from the station’s broadcast area. It features many aspects of church worship; with an Invocation, confession and absolution, The Apostles Creed, the week’s Scripture readings, and a sermon. Hymns are sung by area church choirs. It’s a wonderful evangelistic ministry that shares the saving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ with the unchurched and shut-in. It is also great to utilize on Sundays you are unable to attend worship online at www.mainstreetliving.com
November 28 “The Gift” – A daughter struggles with what to do with birthday gift money. Rev. Jason Letsche of First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, IA, delivers the message “Reviving His Tree” based on Jeremiah 33:14-16.
December 5 “Stable Boy” – A manger scene comes to life and tells the story of the first Christmas. Rev. Michael Buchhorn of Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne, NE, delivers the message “Comfortable or Comforted?” based on Luke 3:8.
2021 Trinity Church Cleaning: The sign-up sheet is out. Things will look different this year because due to fewer members to do the cleaning, we will do the main church and upstairs this year and the basement next year with the exception of the bathrooms being done yearly. We will then continue to alternate but that doesn’t mean you will get out of cleaning one year. Chairman of each group is underlined and is in charge of notifying and setting things up with your group. Please complete your area by the end of November!! Please mark (done) on the sheet when your area is completed. If you have any questions or need the church unlocked contact Vicki Place 507-360-9994. Thank you in advance for your help.
LWML Mites: We will now have the LWML Mite can sitting in the back by the offering plate and we welcome all members including Sunday school students to bring your loose change on any Sunday and place in the can. We thank you for all your help.
FOOD SHELF COLLECTION: The Trinity LWML will be collecting nonperishable food items for the Jackson Co. Food shelf until Sunday Dec. 19. Items will be taken to the Catholic Church in Lakefield the week of Dec. 20th. Hygiene products are also appreciated: Shampoo and conditioner in one, Deodorant, shaving cream, tooth-brushes and toothpaste, Body wash and soap, Paper supplies such as tissues and paper towels, and cleaning supplies such as dish soap and laundry soap etc. Thank you for your support.
I-Pad/Digital Organists needed: If you are able, or would be willing to learn how, to run the I-Pad for Sundays we don’t have an organist please contact the church office.
KFUO Radio: Our Worldwide Lutheran Radio Station offers a variety of weekday Christian programming. From 7-9 am “His Time” starts your day with the Word of God. The “Morning Prayer” segment features devotional meditations. From 10-11 am “The Bible Study” focuses on topics with the LCMS witness to the Gospel. From 11-12 am “Faith’n Family” covers various life and family issues. From 2-2:30 pm “Law and Gospel” applies those doctrines to Scripture and God’s plan of salvation in Christ. From 3-5 pm “Issues, Etc”, a Christ-Centered radio talk show. See complete listings and stream live broadcasts at www.kfuoam.org or www.facebook.com/KFUORadio.