Announcements – Week of January 8, 2023
Need assistance? The Church Office is staffed each week
Tues., Wed. and Thurs. from 1:00 – 3:00 to help.
Worship, Sunday School, and Bible Study
Adult Bible Study and Sunday School are at 8:15 a.m. every Sunday. This Sunday we are studying Daniel 7:1-28. His end-times vision of four beasts is a challenge to read and interpret! But it also holds a promise from the “Ancient of Days” that gives assurance for our current times. What earthly powers are causing us to shake in our boots? God’s Kingdom reigns over us all!
Book of Acts Zoom Study. This Wednesday’s study picks up at Acts 1:12. How did God help the apostles move on from Judas’ betrayal? What can their choice of Matthias as a replacement teach us about how the Church makes important decisions today? Come join our discussion!
Flowers are placed in the front of the church each week. Flower contributions can be made in honor of someone, in thanks giving for God’s grace; or for a special occasion (birthday, anniversary, etc.). A sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board for dates through February; the suggested donation is $25.
This service will be live streamed on You Tube at its regular time of 9:30. It is available from that time forward at the following link: https://youtu.be/Un_k0VUa65g If you miss the service live, watch it whenever you like! The services are also posted after the fact to the church’s website.
Men’s, Women’s, Senior’s, Youth and Family Ministry
NOAH Seniors– Join us, Friday 13, January, at noon in the fellowship hall for POT-LUCK BINGO. Bring some food to share (lunch stuff, salad, desert) and if you can, a simple (<5$) wrapped prize for the BINGO winners. Bring a friend too. Sign up on the Church bulletin board or tell Norm, Leslie, Jim, or Shirley.
Prayer Chain. The Prayer Chain is ready to receive your prayer requests. Simply call Barbara G. to start or update a prayer. Prayers are by request only and are strictly confidential. You can also join the prayer chain by giving Barbara your e-mail address or phone number. Please pray with us. Pray in the spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.
Prayer Shawl & Blanket Ministry – Since its inception about 5 years ago, the Prayer Shawl ministry at St. Peter has gifted over 305 shawls, blankets and baby hats! If you need a prayer shawl for yourself or someone you know, feel free to take one, and note it in the binder. Monetary contributions to help defray the cost of yarn are much appreciated. We meet every other Tuesday at 1pm if you knit or crochet and would like to join us. Contact Barbara G. or Shirley Y. if you have any questions.
The Altar Guild is in need of additional women to serve, especially by setting up communion and coffee before service on Sundays, usually about one time per month. For more information and to learn about the Altar Guild, please speak with Leslie K., Chair of the Women’s Alter Guild.
Food Pantry. If you can, please remember to grab a few extra non-perishable items at the grocery store to add to our food pantry collection box in the narthex. January’s collection is paper products – paper towels, toilet paper, and tissues. These items are delivered every month to the local food pantry in Lambertville. If you’d like to sign up to deliver the items, a sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board.
Faithfulness Report (1/1/22) Attendance 9:30: 50
Website and Facebook. Our website is at stpeternj.org, and our Facebook page is Saint Peter Lutheran Church. The link is: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Saint-Peter-Lutheran-Church/337705479662612 .
Important web links.
NJ District LCMS njdistrict.org
The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod lcms.org
LCMS World Relief and Human Care lcms.org/ca/worldrelief
“The Lutheran Hour” Broadcast lhm.org