Faith Lutheran Church News
Worship & Education
Please join us as we celebrate our new worship space in addition to a projection screen and new baby grand piano.
Blood pressure screening is held following the 10:15 service the first Sunday of the month.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:00 - 10:00
Elementary classes meet in the lower level conference room.
Middle School meets in the youth lounge.
Lounge class is held in the lounge.
Joanne Hanners leads a Bible study in the blue room.
Advent and Christmas Worship Opportunities
Saturday, December 6
Assemble and decorate large Christmas tree. Coffee and doughnuts provided.
Saturday, December 20
5:00 - Sunday School Chrildren's Christmas Program followed by Parish Christmas Dinner. Bring a dessert to share. (Christmas program is in lieu of the usual Saturday evening service.)
Sunday, December 21
Caroling after the 10:15 service. Pizza will be served.
December 24 - Christmas Eve
- 1:00 - Service for those who are traveling and prefer not to drive after dark. Carols, children's message, sermon, and Holy Communion included.
- 6:00 - Family Carol Service including carols, sermon, and Holy Communion
- 8:00 - Christmas Service including carols, children's message, sermon, Holy communion, bells, and choir. . Special music begins at 7:30.
Emma Southward Participates in Haitian Timoun Foundation Mission Trip
Emma with Haitian Students
Emma Southward, daughter of Roger and Karen Southward, was one of twenty people who traveled to Haiti in February to help the Haitian Timoun Foundation build two new classrooms for their school. (This is the organization that Dr. Binau from Trinity Seminary talked about a few years back in the Lounge Sunday School class. He was visiting the country at the time of hurricane.)
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First English Meals
Faith Lutheran prepares and serves breakfast for people living in the central city on the fourth Sunday of each month at First English Church. Please contact Dave or Mary Garvin if you would like to help out.
First English breakfasts will be served on December 28.
Pictured below is Mary Garvin with other helpers at a First English block party.
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Rose of Concern Pins Awarded to Bev and Herb Scholes
Faith Lutheran Church is pleased to present the Rose of Concern pins to Bev and Herb Scholes who are most worthy recipients.
Herb has been an usher, greeter, counter, team leader of BREAD, and a volunteer with Betty Brewer's Angels. He has been an Outreach Board Member, past representative of the Outreach Board to Parish Council, and is a current Vice President of the Parish Council. Herb has been active in numerous outreach activities such as WUMC meals for children, Whitehall Night Out, and LOMO Summer Camp.
Bev has been active with Outreach Board activities such as Whitehall Night Out, WUMC meals, BREAD, and home communioun. She counts/reviews attendance sheets, cares for supplies in pews (pencils, envelopes, etc.), and sings in the choir. In addition, she is a quilter, helps with mailings for the church, and is a caretaker to mother.
Congratulations to Herb and Bev!. Faith is blessed with your service to our church and to our Faith community!
Sunday School Participates in Project Linus
Patients at Nationwide Children's Hospital will beenjoying the warmth and comfort of sixty new fleece blankets recently completed by elementary and high school Sunday School students, parents, and staff of Faith Lutheran. In the fall, Faith Lutheran Sunday School students decided to sponsor Project Linus, a non-profit organization which provides homemade blankets to children in need at local hospitals.
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Plan Your Vacation, Benefit Faith Lutheran
You can plan your next vacation getaway and benefit Faith Lutheran Church by booking your next trip through Faith and Friends.