DONATIONS NEEDED FOR OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD B.O.B. Youth group will be packing shoeboxes for Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. There is a list of suggested items (which can mostly be purchased at Dollar Tree in Champaign) in the narthex. We need the items to the church by Nov 8 so we can pack the boxes and deliver them to a local church on Nov 15. The items include small toys, stuffed animals, dolls, hair items, toothbrushes, etc. No candy, or other food items, toothpaste, or anything containing a liquid or glass can be accepted.
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.
MEN’S REPAIR MINISTRY M25:40 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. If you are interested in helping please contact Rich Gegg firstname.lastname@example.org 217-621-4288
ANNUAL MEETING The annual meeting of the congregation will be Sunday, November 12, 2017, following the worship service. Copies of the proposed 2018 budget are available on the table in the narthex.
ATTENDANCE for Sunday, Oct. 29 was 68 and total offering was $2,656.