The 20th Sunday after Pentecost October 2, 2016 FAMILY PRAYERS: We give thanks for our active group of Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) here at Faith and for the all work they accomplish for the Kingdom of Christ locally, as well as nationally and internationally in partnership with other LCMS churches. We also ask for your blessings to be upon their upcoming Fall Rally. We pray for Barbara Cason healing from a broken arm, and we pray for Ellen Wendt following the death of her mother. We continue to pray for Willy Rookard, Larry Schneibel, Trent Sommer, Annie Honore’, Bob Smith, Judy Norris, Gerald Martin, Bud Harris, Ed Schilke, Jan Williams, Lou Bouchard, Shirley Honore’, Earl Clark, Bruce Ludke, Don Soli, Debbie Hayes, and for all our shut-ins. Missionaries of the month: Jim & Susan Kaiser in Ethiopia with Lutheran Bible Translators. ALTAR FLOWERS: Given to the glory of God with the spirit of gladness by our LWML. THOSE SERVING: Elders: (8:30) Jerry Walker; (11:00) Mike Millar Coffee Hour: Faith LWML; Counters: Jerry & Diloy Ludke Lectors: (8:30) Liv Bainbridge; (11:00) Bernice Metz; Trustee of the Month: Carl Deverter Library: Janice Moored; DVD Recordings: Onie Morseman & Jerry Walker Ushers: (8:30) Bill Eichler & Paul Honore’; (11:00) Greg & Elaine Bezdicek Greeters: (8:30) Walter & Leslie Mantz; (11:00) Al & Virginia Friess Altar Care: Susan Clements & Thelma Sullock; Pew Tidiers: Pat Bruce & Susie Bruce OPPORTUNITIES FOR THIS WEEK: [Tues. & Thurs. - 7:30 am Men’s Prayer Group] TODAY: 9:45 am Adult Bible Study & Sunday School 2 pm Worship Service at Avamere OC&RC 3 pm Worship Service at Sequim Health and Rehab 6 pm Youth Group (FLY) WEDNESDAY: 9:30 am & 10:30 am Nursing Home Devotions 6 pm Bell Choir; 7:15 Choir Rehearsal THURSDAY: 10 am & 7 pm Living Way Bible Study; 12 pm Sewing Group Monthly Hope House Collection Items – New Children’s Coasts: toddler - teen PUGET SOUND PASTORAL CONFERENCE: This Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, our Pastors will be out of the office and attending this conference. NEW CHURCH DIRECTORIES: are now available for pick up in the narthex! These paper directories are easy to write in and include useful church info on the first 3rd pages. Please take one home and properly dispose of your old one. Thank you. Danielle Roth BASIC BIBLE TRUTHS class begins next Wed. Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. This six week course covers the major teachings of the Bible and is team taught by our Pastors. Those interested in becoming a member of Faith Lutheran Church, and anyone wishing to review the basics of the Christian Faith are welcome to join. Please contact a Pastor or the Church Office to register. NEW SUNDAY ADULT CLASS – The Hollywood movie “Luther” will be the basis for our study during the month of October. Next year is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, and now is the time to refresh your understanding of what caused it and how it still impacts the church today. Class begins each week at 9:45 a.m. with coffee & tea available. Come join us! NEW CHURCH CARPET PROJECT: The carpet has been ordered and paid for and $1,330 was donated last week to go towards the labor for installation. Thank you for your support! About $5,383.29 is still needed to cover labor expenses. Please make checks payable to: Faith Lutheran Church, For: Carpet Fund (in the memo line). See the display in the narthex or call Bob Donaldson ph: 681-0103, for more information. FREE PRAYER GUIDE – A prayer booklet which covers the month of October is available on the table in the narthex. During the coming month, prayers are encouraged for our nation and every state, along with those who lead and serve throughout our country. Please take one home, and pray! “AGAPE” SHARE TABLE: At this time of year, members like to share the joy of God’s blessings from their gardens and fruit trees. Help yourself to the fresh produce in the narthex. PRESCHOOL PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Thank you to all who came out for breakfast at Applebee’s yesterday. We appreciate your support. Preschool Teachers & Board BELL CHOIR, CHOIR, SEWING GROUP, & LIVING WAY BIBLE STUDY: All these groups welcome new members! The music groups meet on Wed. evenings at 6 pm & 7:15 pm. On Thursdays, Living Way meets at 10 am & 7 pm and the sewing group starts work at noon. SHRED EVENT & FOOD DRIVE: First Federal in Sequim and the Sequim Food Bank are partnering to offer a Shred Event and Food Drive on Saturday, October 8. Bring your items to shred to the Sequim High School parking lot between 10am-1pm and also a donation to the Sequim Food Bank.