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October 7, 2018

Aurora imageWelcome to all our visitors this morning! We thank God for your presence among us and pray that you will be blessed through this worship experience. Please sign our guest book near the entrance. We cordially invite you to worship with us again.

***** Please join us after the service for fellowship and food. Everyone is invited!*****

WELCOME: Welcome to all our visitors this morning! We thank God for your presence among us and pray that you will be blessed through this worship experience. Please sign our guest book near the entrance. We cordially invite you to worship with us again.  
COMMUNION: Those who are baptized, have publicly confessed their faith, repent of their sins, and believe what Jesus says, “this is my body… this is my blood…”, are welcome to receive the Lord’s Supper.
***** Please join us after the service for fellowship and snacks. Everyone is invited!*****

Budget needed weekly

Offering last week

Budget needed to date 

Giving to date 2018

Difference

Att. Last week

Avg. attend.

2018

$1770

$1897

$69,030

$62,707

-$6323

37

51

BABY SHOWER: Sat. Oct. 13th at 2pm there will be a baby shower at the church for both Audrey and Savanah. All the women are invited. Anyone may give a donation towards gift cards to Sissy Dobson or Dana Carlson.
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY: The men from Sterling, Star of the North and Funny River will begin their monthly breakfast and bible study Oct. 13 at 9am.  We will meet at Funny River Community Lutheran Church the first time.  The bible study is "Working for the Man Upstairs".  
SUNDAY SCHOOL: We have Sunday School (elementary through Jr. high) classes are at 9:30am on Sundays.
CONFIRMATION CLASS: We have confirmation classes for 10yrs or older at 12:30 (during lunch). This is a class for those preparing to make their public confession of faith.
HIGH SCHOOL/ADULT BIBLE CLASS: We began a study titled “Christianity: the First Three Centuries”. We meet at 9:30am on Sunday mornings. Donuts and coffee provided.
SUNDAY LUNCHES: The main dish should be approximately 25 servings. If you can’t bring a main dish, could you bring a side dish 20 servings or a dessert? This is a great way to visit together, after church and welcome guests. See the calendar by the fridge to sign up.
WORSHIP HELPER SIGN UP: There is a calendar (by the fridge) where you can sign up to serve for the service (usher, reader, and opportunities for the children to serve) on Sunday.  The Sunday readings are on the opposite wall.
OFFERING ENVELOPES: We have offering envelopes for those who would like them. They are on the back table. They assure anonymous giving by being linked to a number. You will also get a receipt at the end of the year that will include cash donations.
FRED MEYER REWARDS: Link your Rewards Card to your church, just log in to your online account (Funny River Community Lutheran Church is #BG266). NOTE: THIS NUMBER RECENTLY CHANGED. Rewards Customers still get their normal Rewards Points, Fuel Points and Rebates.
THE LUTHERAN HOUR: This is a radio ministry of the LCMS and is broadcast on 101.7 F.M. Sundays at 9:05am
PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN, SELDOVIA: Pastor Carlson is preaching in Seldovia the 3rd Sunday of each month.  To help another church get started and carry out the “Great Commission” locally. You may come along with Pastor. The cost is $124 (round trip).
DIRECTORIES: You can get a 2018 church directory. They are in the back. We are already updating the directory for 2019. Please give pastor a picture (digital or hardcopy), if your picture isn’t in the directory.
SAVE THE DATE:
* Daylight savings ends November 4
* Thanksgiving Eve service November 21 6pm
* Advent services begin Wednesday December 5
IN OUR PRAYERS TODAY: Tiffany and Tammy Carlson, Carolyn Ostrander, Audrey Piersen, Jack, Lionel Jones, Cindy McCullough, Iris Tullos, Ken Martins, Charlotte Baker, Eric Debham, Brooke Moser, David Faure, Randa, Phyllis, Sue Pike Mourning/Rejoicing: The families of Joe Carlson, Sr., John Perkovich… Thanksgiving: Deacon Bill Hillgendorf approved for ordination as specific ministry pastor of Sterling Lutheran Church… Missionaries/churches: Prince of Peace, Seldovia, Alaska Mission for Christ, Rev. Aaron Spratt, and Rev. Todd Roeske, Faith Lutheran in Homer and Zion Lutheran in Fairbanks as they call a new pastor Military: SSGT Paul McBride (recently returned from 6 month deployment to Korea), RPC Celeste Wiltz and TSGT Mike Shannon NOTE: Please let pastor know about those that should be taken off the prayer list. If you have any prayers on your heart, please give them to Pastor Carlson prior to the service.