THANK YOU Kathi and Pr. Oman would like to thank all of you for your kind words, cards, and gifts during this season. You are a blessing to us, and we give thanks for all of you. The Lord bless you.
LEADERSHIP TEAM Sunday we installed the Leadership Team for 2020. They are: Jeremy Jessup- President; Rachel Busch Jones- Vice President; Lisa Schwarzentraub- Secretary; Jim Heinold- Financial Secretary; Carole Tempel- Treasurer; John O’Donnell- At large; Betty Sabato- At large. Thank you to all for serving! Please keep the Leadership Team in your prayers.
WINTER GIRLFRIENDS’ GETAWAY Escape the Illinois winter and attend the Wonderful World Retreat on Saturday, January 25, 2020 beginning at 8:30 am with a continental breakfast. While there you will experience an unforgettable travel-themed retreat filled with fellowship, Bible study, time for new friends and quiet reflection. Registration can be completed following Sunday services, emailing email@example.com or calling New Beginnings Lutheran Church at 217-590-0306. Please provide the names of people attending, contact information and any allergies or dietary concerns. A registration fee of $25 per person (cash or check made out to New Beginnings Lutheran Church) is due the day of the event. This covers delicious food and snacks, program guide, fun and refreshing activities. Groups of 5 or more may receive a discounted registration of $20 per person. Registration deadline is January 18th to prepare adequate materials and food. Contact your co-pilots, Lisa or Abby Schwarzentraub (use address above) with questions.
END OF THE YEAR GIVING REPORTS The year end giving reports are all printed and put in envelopes with labels alphabetically.
Please pick yours up in the Narthex. Any that are not claimed will be mailed out within the next 3-4 weeks.
JUST SAY CHEESE Our church photo board in the Narthex is missing some smiles. Over the holiday season, take a quick photo and share it with your church family. The board provides an easy way to put faces with names, as well as, provide visual connections. Place your labeled photo in Lisa Schwarzentraub’s church mailbox and it will be posted.
MENS FIRST MONDAY LUNCH will be Monday, January 6th at 11:00 am at Mahomet Family Restaurant.
ATTENDANCE for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 was 86.