Grace Lutheran Church Monthly News
June and July 2019
Please remember to fill out the communion cards so that your attendance can be recorded!
Divine Worship Sundays at 10:30 am Pastor Rod Parker presiding.
Bible Study Sunday Mornings will resume in September.
Monday evening Bible Study resumes in September. We will be studying Echo: Unbroken Truth Worth Repeating. Again. by Rev. Jonathan Fisk in our autumn evening Bible Study. If you would like a copy please sign up on the sheet in the fellowship hall.
- If you've missed a sermon and would like to catch up please visit Worship Services tab.
Pastor Rod is away July 1st - 22nd. If you need spiritual care in that time please contact:
July 1 - 11 Pastor Randy Heide 306-933-2356 or 306-717-9173
July 12 - 22 Pastor Murray Keith 306-343-9535 or 306-514-8636
Those wishing to contribute to Pastor DJ Kim’s ministry in Regina are welcome to bring a Tim Horton’s gift card July 14th, as Pastor Kim will be officiating worship here that day.
We would like to hold a VBS in August. If you would be interested in
volunteering please sign up in the fellowship hall. There are various roles available to suit your abilities. If you have children you would like to register for VBS please sign up in the fellowship hall!
Visits with Pastor Rod will resume in August! If you'd like to meet for lunch, gather for prayer, or have your house blessed please let Pastor Rod know and a visit will be arranged!
July 7th at 4:00 p.m. Join with members of our sister church Holy Cross Lutheran Saskatoon as they hold their closing worship service.
- Sutherland School Cereal Drive
We continue to collect cereal. Please make sure the Best Before Date is for Fall of 2018. Cereals requested are: Rice Krispies, Vector, Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Special K and Granola. We also collect ice cream pails.
- Humboldt remains in our prayers. "The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
- The Spiritual Care offices at RUH and City are now closed. If you need pastoral care while you are in the hospital please call the office or 306-649-2212 outside of office hours. Also, to assist Pastor Rod when you call please let him know which hospital you are in and your room number, and whether you desire a visit, and/or prayer.
- Secret Prayer Partner group. Please contact Grace's church office if you would like to be a part of this group.
- It is time to update our email roll call again. Please provide Donna with your most current email address and your permission to use it to contact you for special events such as Christmas, Easter and other special services or events.
- This year is Pastor Rod's Attendance Challenge Year: the goal is to attend one more Sunday each month than the month previous! Prayerfully look at your attendance and challenge yourself this year!
- This week's Evangelism Tip is prayer for yourself and others: Pray for opportunities to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, perseverance in sharing, and pray for receptive hearers.
- If you would like to have lunch and/or coffee with Pastor Rod please sign up for days Monday - Thursday! If you would like to have lunch with Pastor Rod and Tammy, please sign up for Sunday! We look forward to sitting down and sharing a meal with you.
- Volunteers Needed!! Volunteers are needed for the tasks on our regular Sunday services. Readers, Greeters, Communion Assistants, and Ushers. Please see Terry Wirth.
- Suggested reading and podcasts for the summer:
- Broken: 7 "Christian" Rules that Every Christian Should Beak as Often as Possible by Jonathon Fisk
- Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up? 12 False Christs by Matthew Richard
- He Remembers the Barren by Katie Schuermann
- Mission at Nuremburg: An American Army Chaplain at the Trial of the Nazis by Tim Townsend
- Pontius Pilate: A Novel by Paul. L. Maier
- Suggested podcasts:
- http://issuesetc.org/archive/ has everything from Sunday School lessons to discussions on science, politics, and movie reviews
- www.tabletalkradio.org A semi-informal podcast that features 2 Lutheran pastors talking about a wide variety of topics.
- http://lutheranpublicradio.org/ Sacred music for all times and seasons. This one is part of the Issues, Etc app that you can download and enjoy.