Announcements for Week of Oct. 29

OFFICE ASSISTANT NEEDED An office assistant is needed to work at the church 12-15 hours per week. Duties include preparing weekly newsletter and bulletin, updating the church website, and other tasks as needed. If interested, please contact Pastor Oman, Kelly Youngblood, or Lisa Slade.

GIVNG STATEMENTS The 3rd quarter giving statements are available in the basket in the narthex.

HOME REPAIR TEAM New Beginnings Lutheran Church is developing a Home Repair Team that handles basic repairs and small projects for people in God’s Family who have a need. We can use all levels of skill or come and learn a new one. We will have 30 minute meeting today right after church. If you are interested in using your talents, no matter how limited, or are in need of this team’s assistance please contact Rich Gegg 217-621-4288

DAY LIGHT SAVINGS Day Light Savings Time ends next Saturday evening, set your clocks BACK one hour Saturday night.

ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the congregation will be Sunday, November 12, 2017, following the worship service. Please plan to attend! Copies of the proposed 2018 budget are available on the table in the narthex.
NBLC OCTOBERFEST will be held today from 4pm to 6pm. The menu this year is a German Cuisine, dessert and everyone’s favorite Root Beer Floats. We will be having a guest speaker Patrick Cox presenting “Wrinkles Are Free and Do Not Hurt , But They Cost A Lot”. Pat is a retired minister and has had many experiences in his personal life to share with us. Tickets are $5 per person.

VETERANS DAY ASSEMBLY The students and staff at Lincoln Trail Elementary School will host their annual Veterans Day Assembly on November 10, 2017. We would like to show our appreciation to the veterans and active duty personnel who have made, and are making sacrifices for our country. The assembly will include music performed by the students as well as recognition of veterans and active duty personnel in attendance. Join us at 9:15 in our cafeteria to enjoy coffee and cookies with fellow veterans. The ceremony will begin at 10:15 in the Lincoln Trail Gymnasium. Please join us for this special tribute to our veterans!

LIVING FLAG PRESENTATION The Mahomet Christian Church is holding their 13th annual LIVING FLAG presentation. The theme this year is: “In God We Trust”. The special guest speaker will be Lt. Col. David Schmitt, USAF. The dates are: November 3, 7:00 p.m.; November 4, 2:00 & 7:00 p.m.; November 5, 7:00 p.m. See the flier on the bulletin board for more information.

ARE YOU CALLED? You are invited to lead your brothers and sisters in Christ by providing the Prayer of the People on any given Sunday. This is a time to approach our Lord as individuals and church family to lift up the needs of the many and of the few. Are you being called to consider this opportunity? Just sign up using the sheets provided in the Narthex and, if you have any questions, please contact Pastor Oman, Lisa Schwarzentraub or any of those that have led in the past.

ATTENDANCE for Sunday, Oct. 22 was 78 and total offering was $1,909.


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