Announcements — October 3, 2010

REMEMBER IN PRAYER Edna C., at St. Luke’s, Carthage, recovering from a broken hip; Paul L., pending eye surgery; Dave M., recovering from hip surgery; George M. having a knee replacement on Tuesday; Marilyn N., at home; Kathy P., recovering from surgery; Fred R., recovering from hip replacement surgery; Bill S., in rehab. at St. Luke’s; Jean S., undergoing treatment for cancer; Jeanann G., Ann L. Corky M. Chuck P. & Janet S., receiving treatment.

BAPTIZED INTO THE LORD We give thanks and rejoice along with  Zachary Alan J. and daughter, Lucy Malynn J., who are both receiving the Sacrament of Holy Baptism during the late service today.  Lucy, daughter of  Zachary & Savanna J., was born July 10, 2010.   Her sponsors are Mike & Marla S. and Bill & Fontella S.  May the Lord bless both father and daughter today, and keep their family in His care.

SOFTBALL The Co-Ed Softball team will play Monday at 6:30 pm.

LWML WOMEN TO WOMEN NIGHT OUT will be this Wednesday evening at 6:30.  We will be having dinner at Granny Shaffer’s, 2728 N. Range Line, Joplin.  You are welcome to join us.

WOMEN’S CLASS The Wednesday evening women’s class meets each week at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall.  The book All About Angels is being used for the basis of study.  Ladies, please join us.

MORE THAN MONEY MATTERS WORKSHOP Want to get your finances in order?  Join us for a free workshop, Thursday, Oct. 7, from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, presented by Thrivent representative, Austin Rice.  (No products will be offered for sale.)

FLU SHOTS You can get your flu shots here at GSLC next Sunday.  Teri K., with McCune Brooks Hospital, will be offering the vaccine for $18.00; there is no charge if you are on Medicare.  Everyone will need to show identification and those on Medicare will need to have their card.  Teri will be available in the nurse’s office to administer the shots during the Sunday School hour and after the late service.

ALTAR FLOWERS There are several opportunities through the end of this year if you would like to place flowers at the altar in memory of someone, in thanksgiving, or to celebrate a special occasion.  The chart is on the table in the narthex for your use.  Please write your name, the reason for your placement, and your phone number.  See the chart for the name and number of two florists who offer GSLC a discount.

PRAYER BEARS are in the sanctuary pews and available to be signed out (notebook in narthex) and given to anyone that needs God’s love, comfort, and peace.

TAPES AND CD’S OF THE SERVICE Audio tapes and CDs of the service are available after the 8:15 am service each Sunday.  They are located in the glassed-door cabinet in the narthex.  The previous Sunday’s are also available.

BLOOD PRESSURE The opportunity to have your blood pressure taken and recorded after each service is available in the nurse’s office located off the narthex.  You will be given a card to carry with you to record your readings.

ASSISTIVE LISTENING If you are having a hard time hearing the service, assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.  They work like a transistor radio and you control the volume.