Scripture Readings for This Week
Scripture Readings for today:
Genesis 2:18–25, Hebrews 2:1–13 (14–18), Mark 10:2–16
Scripture Readings for next week:
Amos 5:6–7, 10–15, Hebrews, 3:12–19, Mark 10:17–22
Next Sunday after 11 p.m. service we will have a pot luck dinner, a brief presentation about our current ministry, and some future plans. Things are moving forward in forming a call committee that will lead the congregation in seeking God’s will in calling our next settled Pastor. A meeting is scheduled with our circuit visitor and the council, materials are being received, and the call committee will be active from its start. A reminder, the entire congregation is involved in issuing the call, and will be kept informed throughout the process.
This Thursday at 8 p.m. the 3-T team (Transition Thinking Team) will have a meeting. They are planning another congregational event and moving toward a final report.
Pastor Riggs will be at the LCMS Michigan District Pastors Conference this week. He will be leaving this afternoon and will be back in Hamburg either late Tuesday or early Wednesday. As always, if you need to speak with him, you can call his cell phone at 614-562-9222.
Education Hour – 9:45 am-10:45 am Sunday
This Sunday’s education hour for all ages is a celebration of Heart and History of our church family. We hope you can stay.
This Week in Sunday School
No regular Sunday School classes today. We will all meet upstairs for the congregational event about our congregation’s history, developed by our 3T team.
Sunday’s Readings Bible Study
Today the readings Bible study will join all of us in the celebration of Heart and History.
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 during the education hour between services. Next week will be chapter four. Hope you can be with us.
“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, “Give us this day our daily bread.” 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 8. We will continue our study of Philippians. This is a new study topic and a great time to join. Tomorrow we will do lesson 3, “Righteous in Christ.” We meet at 11:00 a.m.
This Wednesday, October 10, the adult catechism class will look at the third article of the Apostles Creed which deals with the Holy Spirit, spiritual gifts, the Christian Church, and the day of Resurrection. 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 13.
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 “Jacob: Blessing” based on Genesis 25:19-28, 27:1-40; 32:22-31. 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.
IMAC (I am a Christian) is for 4th-6th graders
We will have our first meeting TODAY, Sunday, October 7, following the 11:00 am service. Lunch will be served. See you then! Please join our band app for communication: https://band.us/n/ada2Ybmfk4Z8y
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
1701a 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 was held last Sunday. Your registration form must be turned in by 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 next National 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.
In Our Community
Life Chain Event
Today is designated as Life chain Sunday every year.
People throughout the nation will be gathering along the streets of their communities today to witness to the sanctity of life from conception to natural death by holding various signs speaking to the importance of valuing human life. Members of Pinckney and surrounding areas will meet at the Pinckney Town square and will be provided with signs to participate in the national peaceful, prayerful witness for life along the streets of M-36 from 2:00 to 3:30pm.
Please join us this year as we silently state God’s desire that we value life.
Trinity Lutheran Pinckney Invites you
October 10 Trinity will host a On October 10th (Wednesday) at 7:00PM We will host a presentation on Active Defense Training. It is the same Emmy Award Winning presentation that the University of Michigan utilizes.
For more information please contact Lynda Minger at email@example.com
Kreft Arts Program at Concordia University
The Kreft Arts Program at Concordia University Ann Arbor strives to inspire the artistic, intellectual, and creative experiences of their students and their community. The program includes art exhibitions, concerts, lectures, dance performances, book reviews, and theatrical performances by artists from around the world and from Concordia’s own student body and faculty. Go to: https://www.cuaa.edu/life/involvement-and-activities/kreft-arts-program
The Concordia University Theatre Department presents
FOOLS a comic fable by Neil Simon
A young schoolteacher arrives in a village that has been under a curse of stupidity for the past two hundred years.
He finds he has only 24 hours to break the curse or he, too, will become stupid.
October 11, 12, 13 at 8:00 p.m.
October 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Kreft Center Black Box Theatre Tel: 734.995.7537 Tickets: $10 ($7 students and seniors) visit www.cuaa.e4p(life/kreftarts
Concordia Choir and Wind Ensemble*
Sunday, October 21, 4:00 p.m.
Chapel of the Holy Trinity
Gleaners’ Mow Down Hunger Double Your Donation Day is next week, and they need your help to reach their goal of providing 1 million meals. Through your donations, you can support child hunger-fighting programs, like their weekend BackPack program and their monthly School Food Mobile Pantry.
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