REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Heather U., Tom & Linda D.’s daughter, recovering from breast cancer surgery; Rich & Lynn H., at the death of his brother; Tommy F., Ruth B.’s son in law, seriously ill; Marty J., with cancer; Ann L. and Chuck P., undergoing treatment.
THE CHURCH COUNCIL will meet this evening at 7:00 to discuss the agenda for the Voters’ Meeting set for October 25th at 7:00 pm.
LABORERS LEAVING SOON It is hard to believe, but next Sunday will be the last Sunday the Laborers for Christ will be here. Their work is almost completed, and they are getting anxious to get back home after being away so long. They are more then workers. They are wonderful friends. Be sure and express your gratitude to them when you get the chance.
THE ELDERS AND TRUSTEES will meet in a joint meeting Monday evening at 7:00.
MAPLE LEAF GOSPEL SING This Wednesday evening the Shepherd’s Own will be participating in the Gospel Sing, 7:00 pm, at the Carthage Jr. High Auditorium, 714 South Main. Come out, enjoy one of the most popular events of the Festival, and show support to our guys who represent our congregation so well.
NATIONAL YOUTH GROUP GATHERING Youth who are attending the National Youth Group Gathering in 2010 must give their registration form to Cheryl M. by next Sunday, October 18th. Meetings will be held today after each service, and this Wednesday at 6:30, about volunteer opportunities and fundraisers. Parents, you need to attend at least one of these meetings. Please see Cheryl for further information.
WEDDING On Saturday, October 17th, at 2:00 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Grove, OK, Amber S. will exchange marriage vows with Brett H. Amber is the daughter of Kathy M. and the granddaughter of Bud & Ruby S. We pray for the Lord’s Blessings as they begin their lives as husband and wife. Pastor Schnackenberg will be the officiate.
PASTOR & GERRY ON VACATION Pastor and Gerry will be in Phoenix next week for the Men’s Senior Baseball League World Series. Pastor is again playing for a team from Minnesota called the Twins. You can follow the progress of the team on MSBLNational.com. The Schnackenberg’s will be back sometime the week of the 25th.
GUEST PASTORS The Rev. Dr. David Johns will be our guest Pastor Sunday the 18th and The Rev. Lowell Rossow the 25th.
DEDICATION SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1st The Service of Dedication for our expanded facilities will be Sunday, November 1st, at 10:45 am. That will be the only service that morning. We will have a congregational dinner at noon, and a Service of Praise and Thanksgiving at 2:30 pm. The Rev. Brad Zerkel, a former member of our congregation, and Pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran, Kansas City, will be our guest speaker for this service. Refreshments will be served after the afternoon service.