Oct. 14 – Oct. 21 Bulletin Announcements

Scripture Readings for This Week

Scripture Readings for today:
Amos 5:6–7, 10–15, Hebrews, 3:12–19, Mark 10:17–22

Scripture Readings for next week:
Ecclesiastes 5:10–20, Hebrews 4:1–13 (14–16), Mark 10:23–31


Spiritual Oversight

Did you know…

that you can find a wealth of information you need on the St. Paul Website. How-tos on membership, weddings, baptisms and more.

The Calendar is also displayed there along with the address for connecting it to your own apps.

If you missed the Heart and History last week, everything will be out to be view today.


Christian Education

Education Hour – 9:45 am-10:45 am Sunday

This Week in Sunday School

Sunday classes will meet in the lower level. This week we begin the story, “The First Sin.”


Sunday’s Readings Bible Study

Every Sunday we hear three Bible readings in the Divine Service. These Bible readings reflect the current church calendar and usually serve as the basis for the sermon. This Bible study helps them come to life. This class meets in the Upper Room, the divided portion of the Large Fellowship Hall.

Matthew Chapter 4.

What does it mean to follow Jesus? That will be the question we return to repeatedly as we study the Gospel of Matthew one chapter at a time. This class is during the education hour between services. Hope you can be with us.


Fresh Brew

“The Lord’s Prayer” ‘Lord teach us to pray.’ This was the request of Jesus’ disciples. Fresh Brew will use a variety of resources to explore the content and discipline of prayer. Join us for this helpful discussion that will enrich your life as a follower of Jesus. Next Sunday, “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” Fresh Brew meets on Sunday mornings at 7:30 am in the Large Fellowship Hall.


Monday Women’s Bible Study

This study will meet tomorrow, October 14. We will continue our study of Philippians. This is a new study topic and a great time to join. Tomorrow we will continue our discussion of lesson 6 “Transformed in Christ.” We meet at 11:00 a.m.


Adult Catechism

This Wednesday, October 17, the adult catechism class will look at the Lord’s Prayer that Jesus taught us to pray.  We start at 7 p.m. and conclude shortly after 8 p.m.


Men’s Saturday Morning Bible Study

Men enjoy a healthy breakfast. We have been working on a study titled, “Men at Church.” The study is based on a variety of articles from the June/July issue of the Lutheran Witness. It is a great time to join this group. We meet Saturday mornings at 8:30 am. See you next Saturday, October 20. Mike will be out of town, but the Bible study will still meet.


Family Ministry

Kids’ Connection During the 11 am Divine Service

This is a time for 3-year-olds through 2nd-grade students during the 11:00 am Divine Service. The lesson today is “Joseph and His brothers” based on Genesis 37:1-28. Children leave for Kids’ Connection after the children’s message and return when the offering is received so that they may participate in a blessing at Holy Communion as well as the close of the worship service.


Bible Faith Milestone: Places Scripture in Hands and Homes

This milestone is designed for 3rd and 4th graders and anyone grades 3-6 who may have missed this faith milestone in previous years. This milestone gathers children and caregivers around God’s Word as they use, read, study, and play in the Bible. In this way, children not only receive Bibles, but are encouraged to use them together with their families. This is a 2-part milestone. The parent/child workshop will be on Sunday, October 21 from 4:30-6 pm. The worship blessing will be on Sunday, October 28.


LCMS National Youth Gathering Information. Your registration form must be turned in by TODAY, October 14. The registration fee of $150 is also due on that day unless special arrangements are made with Mike Hausch. If you were not able to attend the informational meeting and would like the information that was communicated, contact Mike Hausch at 810-923-8166, voice or text. The LCMS  National Youth Gathering will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 11-15, 2019. This event is for young people age 14-19 who will be 14 by the time of the gathering or who are entering 9th grade at the time of the gathering.


Senior High Tool Time hosted by Concordia University, Ann Arbor has been canceled. Plans are in the works of a Senior High event and planning activity on Sunday, October 28.  Watch ‘band’ and the announcement page for further details.


Compassionate Care

Expanding Open Shop Days

Daisy’s Food Pantry is now offering open shop days every Wednesday between 1pm-4pm. Our food pantry helps households in our community bridge out of crisis. Families can shop 6 times a year in our pantry. No qualifications or appointments are needed. Please spread the word so we can reach more people in our community.

In Our Community

Kreft Arts Program at

Concordia University

Concordia Choir and Wind Ensemble*

Sunday, October 21, 4:00 p.m.

Chapel of the Holy Trinity



Adult laity and church workers can be part of the Michigan District Disaster Response Team on October 20, 2018 by participating in a Lutheran Early Response Team Training at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Adrian, Mich. At this training participants will be equipped to be an effective volunteer who can serve others during difficult times. Participants will receive a certificate of participation and a volunteer certification badge (Photo ID). Cost is $35/person. Adults are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit michigandistrict.org/events/Lutheranearly-response-team-volunteer-training-



Love INC is offering a workshop Redemptive Compassion is a comprehensive approach of serving individuals experiencing spiritual and physical hardship.

  1. Based upon six core principles:
  2. Everyone has value
  3. We are called to invest relationally in each other
  4. Everyone has capacity and potential
  5. Mutual participation is essential
  6. We use wisdom and discernment
  7. What we do transforms


Are you able to attend?
The Love INC Office- 820 E. Grand River Howell, 48843

10/18/18 3:00pm – 10/18/18 5:30pm


Meals with a Mission

Trinity Lutheran Church invites you to their next “Meals with a Mission” event, October 25 at 6:00 PM

Trinity Lutheran Church, 5758 West M-36, Pinckney, 48169


We all like to eat, right? What if your dining could provide more than just food to satisfy your physical hunger? Join us at our next Meal With a Mission where you’ll eat a delicious meal and hear about how you can help us reach out into the community and the world! This time, we’ll hear from Noah Armbruster, a local young man who, motivated by his own mission experiences in Thailand and beyond, is heading to New Zealand for three years to help equip others to fulfill The Great Commission! A free will donation will be collected to support Noah.

Thank you to Thrivent Financial for sponsoring our meal!

This would be a great evening for youth confirmation and up.


Canned Goods = Professional Photo

October 27, 2018
At the Legend of Sleepy Howell
Location: Frontal Lobe Coworking
110 E. Grand River—Downtown Howell
Time: 6:00p—8:00p

Professional Photographer, Richard Lim, will be taking professional photos of your little (and big) ghosts, goblins, super heroes… in exchange for a canned good or cash donation. All donations will support Liv. Cty. Catholic Charities’ Christmas Blessing Project that brings food boxes and more to home-bound and low income seniors at Christmastime.

Thank you for helping us bring love and hope to local seniors

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