Announcements at June 21st Service

Untitled1BLESSED FATHER’S DAY TO ALL! May we give thanks for the blessings our fathers have been to us.

On this Father’s Day, let us keep our eyes on our perfect heavenly Father, trusting in Him Who is our perfect parent. He loves us even more than we can fully comprehend. Let us give God thanks and praise!

PASTOR OMAN IS ON VACATION 6/19 – 7/6. Thank you to Rev. Barb Busboom for leading us in worship on Sunday morning. We will not have Sunday evening worship until July 12th. If you have a pastoral emergency please call Rev. Jay Johnson at: 217-552-0011.

LIFETREE CAFÉ WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 PM: Wednesday’s program titled, “How to Spot a Liar: Secrets From a Former FBI Agent,” features a filmed interview with FBI counterintelligence officer John Schafer.

As a behavioral analyst for the FBI’s National Security Division, Schafer developed deception-detection techniques that are now widely used by intelligence and law enforcement agencies. In his interview, Schafer shares key indicators that signal when someone is lying. “There are certain signs-verbal and nonverbal-that indicate lying,” says Schafer. “If you lie to me, I’ll catch you.”

SUMMER CANDLEWOOD LUNCH PROGRAM: Several Mahomet churches are once again providing lunches at Candlewood Mobile Estates Park. NBLC is responsible for the week of June 22-26. In the past we have served between 40 & 60 children and adults each day. We need volunteers to provide a main entree and dessert each day as well as servers each day. Please contact Mary Alumbaugh (369-6353 or maryalumbaugh@yahoo.com) if you are interested in helping. Thanks!

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL IS COMING! VBS will be SonTreasure Island will be held Monday July 20 – Wednesday July 22, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. for children 3 y/o thru 6th grade. Watch for the date and sign-up sheets for helpers.

LET’S GET HEALTHY BY WALKING AS AN INDIVIDUAL OR A TEAM (ON YOUR OWN TIME) TO BETHLEHEM
• Record miles on Sunday at church and see how many miles we have gone.
• Form a team – family, friends or co-workers
• Youth challenge – sports, band, other outdoor activities will count for miles toward our goal to reach Bethlehem by Advent
• If you did the Walk for Water, we will count those miles
• If you exercise then every 20 minutes will count as 1 mile
• Biking, running and using a treadmill/etc. count as the miles done for that activity

REMEMBER 6,296 MILES FROM MAHOMET TO BETHLEHEM
WALK BEGINS JUNE 14 AND ENDS NOVEMBER 26. WATCH FOR MORE DETAILS.

HELPING HANDS SPRING AND SUMMER CLOTHES DONATION. A box has been placed under the coat rack in the Narthex to collect spring and summer clothes for infants to adults. If you have cleaned out your closets or dressers and have things you would like to donate here is your chance to get rid of those things.

THE NEXT NORTH AMERICAN LUTHERAN CHURCH CONVOCATION will be held this August in Dallas, TX. The dates are: Wednesday August 12 through Friday, August 14th. The theme is a very timely theme: Martyr, Life-giving Witness; and is based on Acts 26:16-18. Many of our brothers and sisters in the faith are facing martyrdom for the Name of Jesus; this will be a time to hear their witness, to keep them in prayer, and to be strengthened in faith as the world becomes increasingly hostile to the message of Jesus. This is also the business meeting of the NALC. We need a voting delegate to attend. If you would like to attend, or would like more information, please contact Pastor Oman.

ATTENDANCE for Sunday, June 14th was 114 and total offering was $5,267.00.

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