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.

           There will no Bible study Monday, June 10th.

           June 9th following worship Potluck lunch, bring a salad or dessert, burgers and      

           hotdogs provided.

    • Visits with Pastor Rod have resumed. If you would like a visit please contact him at your earliest convenience.

  • Pastor Rod is away from June 10-12. If you need pastoral care in that time please contact Pastor Rudy at 306-373-0510. 

  • Please join us for a Father's Day Weekend Show & Shine in support of the Saskatoon Food Bank on June 15 from 1pm - 3pm. Bring your old iron, hot import, or screaming bike for an afternoon of fun in support of a good cause. Registration/Admission is just a donation for the Saskatoon Food Bank! We will have free car magazines for kids 14 and under (while supplies last). For more information please contact Rod Parker @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • The Local Lutheran Laymen’s League wish to thank the people who attended the steak night supper held at Smiley’s on  May 4, 2019. Although the attendance was down from past years, the revenue from door prizes and donations helped our financial income. All who attended seemed pleased with the meal and entertainment. Next year is booked already, mark your calendars, May 2, 2020. See you there-come out and bring friends!

     

  • The Lutheran Laymen's League Saskatoon Zone is sponsoring the June16th LHM broadcast. 

  • Semi-annual Voters’ Meeting June 23rd following worship.

  •  Pastor Rod recommends "Hitler's Circle of Evil" on Netflix if you want to do some background work before the study begins.

  • 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.

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  • Registration is open for the Lutheran Early Learning Center Preschool  which is held at Grace Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For more information email Karen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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  • 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
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  • 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.