Weekly Announcements 

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

ANNOUNCEMENTS

JANUARY 17-23, 2022

 

   For Your Faith-formation

 

Grace Lutheran Church         2919 Miccosukee Road        Tallahassee, FL 32308

(850) 877-5423    Email: graceluthch@earthlink.net     Web: www.gracelutheran.faith

Facebook: @mygracelutherantally         Twitter: @mygracelutheran

WE OFFER TWO WORSHIP SERVICES on Sundays. 9:00 a.m. is our contemporary service and 11:00 a.m. is our traditional service. We hope you’ll join us. Due to coronavirus concerns, we ask everyone to please wear a mask when inside the church building, even if vaccinated. If you are unable to attend in person, there is a link for online viewing located in the boxed area of our website at www.gracelutheran.faith.

 

THE CHANCEL FLOWERS FOR THIS SUNDAY are given to the glory of God by Jean Jacobs.

 

PLEASE JOIN US IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL in between the worship services for refreshments and fellowship. We now have only one fellowship hour in order to bring everyone together. Host(s) for this week: No volunteers; the Fellowship Committee is providing coffee.

 

FELLOWSHIP HOUR HOSTS NEEDED. Please pick a date to the host coffee and refreshments between the services. A new sign-up sheet is posted next to the coffee station in the Fellowship Hall each month. If questions, please contact Mary Grant (609) 602-0155 or grantmlcic@hotmail.com.

 

TEXTALK will resume at a new time, beginning Tuesday, January 25th. We will now be meeting from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. each Tuesday, and you may join in-person or via Zoom. Links will be sent out each week for Zoom. Watch your inbox!

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS DEADLINE. Please submit announcements to the church office by 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

 

DO YOU HAVE A TOPIC TO SHARE IN GRACE NOTES, our monthly newsletter? Send Nick Gandy an email at ngandyman@yahoo.com by the 20th of the month prior to publication month.

 

THE 2022 FLOWER SIGN-UP CHART is on the bulletin board in the narthex. Please sign up on an available date to host the altar flowers for Sunday worship. Cost is $25.

 

2022 OFFERING ENVELOPES are on a table in the lobby. Please take yours home. If you are unable to pick up your offering envelopes, please contact the church office to have them mailed to you. If you are not assigned envelopes but would like to receive a box, please contact the church office.

 

TREASURER’S REPORT: GENERAL FUND OFFERINGS AND EXPENDITURES, FISCAL YEAR TO DATE AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2021 (7 MONTHS):

Spending Plan YTD: $172,144

General Fund Offerings Received: $177,753

General Fund Expenditures: $148,890

 

MANNA ON MERIDIAN. Please place your tuna donations in the tuna bucket in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday. During the week, you can bring them in through the church office or if after hours, place in the 'deliveries' bin outside the office doors. Manna can also be supported through your prayers and through monetary donations. Please make checks payable to Grace Lutheran Church and place “Manna on Meridian” on the memo line. Thank you for your faithful support of this ministry.

 

DON’T FORGET TO ‘LIKE’ US ON FACEBOOK to follow our postings and live steams. You’ll find us at: www.facebook.com/mygracelutherantally/ or search for us from your Facebook account by placing “Grace Lutheran Church, Tallahassee” in the search bar.

 

LAY READER ASSIGNMENTS:

Jan. 23: 9am Sharon Piepmeier; 11am Elisa Casey

Jan. 30: 9am Bill Pomidor; 11am Tina Frese

Feb. 6: 9am Joy Becker; 11am Abi Hudson

Feb. 13: 9am Nick Gandy; 11am Brent Kallestad

Feb. 20: 9am Mary Grant; 11am Jan Peterson

Feb. 27: 9am Janet McPherson; 11am Lance Peterson

Mar. 6: 9am Sharon Piepmeier; 11am Kathy Sanguinet

Mar. 13: 9am Bill Pomidor; 11am Paul Schneider

Mar. 20: 9am Joy Becker; 11am Linda Wolters

Mar. 27: 9am Randi Buehner; 11am Kris-Tena Albers    

 

OFFERING COUNTER SHEDULE:

Jan. 30: Randi Buehner, Dave Grant, George Ohlin

Feb. 13: Dave & Mary Grant, Janet McPherson

Feb. 27: Debra & Jim Nelsen, George Ohlin

Mar. 13: Paul & Peggy Schneider, Daryl Barowicz

Mar. 27: Dave & Mary Grant, Randi Buehner

Apr. 10: Debra & Jim Nelsen, George Ohlin

Apr. 24: Paul & Peggy Schneider, Daryl Barowicz    

 

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

 

Prayer requests should be sent to Lisa in the church office for inclusion on this list. All requests run for four weeks at a time. If a name should continue to be on the list after that time, again, please contact Lisa to make that request. Thank you!

 

This week at Grace, please remember in prayer:

 

Riley Littlefield, Roger Beiswenger, Karen Reed, Irene Poole, Dan Poole, Kimberley Dinsmore, Buddy Dewar, Hal Mardenborough, Wylder McDonald, Reed Kallestad, Marie; Jim and Wendy Akin; Diana Haverlah, David Coulter, and the family of Mary Shively; the family of Don Herzog; the people of Grace Lutheran Church and our Congregational Council; St. Stephen Lutheran Church and Pastor Tom Holdcraft; the Florida-Bahamas Synod and our Bishop, Pedro Suarez; the ELCA and our Presiding Bishop, Elizabeth Eaton.

 

Please also lift up:

 

All the nations of the world and their leaders, that your wisdom, justice and peace may guide their actions; victims of gun violence and the families of those who have been killed; victims of hate crimes.

 

The families in mourning for loved ones lost to COVID-19, in the United States and worldwide; all those currently dealing with this disease; medical professionals and first responders who risk their safety for the sake of others; all those involved in vaccine distribution.

 

The homeless and the hungry; military personnel and their families; those who are incarcerated, and are unable to have visitors, go to chapel, or participate in healthy social interaction; healing and answers for all those with chronic pain, disease process or illness; all those whose needs are known only to God.

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