4/11/2021

ALL SERVICES WILL BE LIVESTREAMED ON FACEBOOK UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
Replays of the services will be available on Facebook, YouTube and below.

Calendar
Mon, Wed, Fridays  Compline Evening Prayer (Virtual)                           9:00p.m.
Mondays                Bible Study (Virtual – Zoom)                                  3:30p.m.
Wednesdays          Fellowship Time (Virtual – Zoom)                             7:00p.m.
Sundays                 Sunday School (Virtual – Zoom)                             9:00a.m.
Sun. 4/11               Affirmation of Baptism (Virtual – Zoom)                   7:00p.m.
Sun. 4/11               Pandemic and Sunday School Committee Mtg        After Worship
Tues. 4/27              Mutual Ministries Committee (Virtual – Zoom)        5:30p.m.
Tues. 4/27              St. John Council Meeting (Virtual – Zoom)               7:00p.m.

Prayer & Support need: Please keep Mike & Rachel, Rowan and Della McIntire and all of Mike’s family in your prayers. (Rachel is the daughter of Sharon and Gary Snyder) Mike’s Mom, Kathy Noffsinger passed away Wed. evening, April 7, after an extended illness. Her services were Friday and Saturday of this past week.

St. John Lutheran Church (McZena) Scholarship Application:  This scholarship is available to members of St. John Lutheran Church, McZena located in Lakeville, Ohio.  To be eligible for the scholarship the recipient must be enrolled in an accredited two or four-year college, university, or technical educational institution for at least six credit hours per term.  This is a one-year scholarship, renewable if the student maintains a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.  The completed application packet must be received by April 24th of this year. The application forms are available on the table in the narthex of the church.

Attention Singers:  We need 1-3 volunteers each Sunday to lead the hymns for our outdoor services.  You will be singing in the sanctuary or outside. Elaine has a list of the hymns that will be used throughout April.  Please give this opportunity to serve your prayerful consideration.  Text Elaine at 330 464 6603 to sign up for the Sunday(s) of your choice.

Pastor’s Assistants:  We need 1 person weekly to read the overview of announcements, calendar events of the week and lessons during the Worship Service.

Synod Representatives needed: Barb Landis is on the nomination committee for our Synod representing the Richland/Ashland area.  She is looking for volunteers to be voting members to Churchwide Assembly which is August 8-13, 2022, in Columbus, OH. It would be great to have representatives from our church.  The election for the following positions will be held June 11-12 this year at our Synod Assembly. Please consider the following four openings: Lay Female; At Large Lay Male; Youth (13-17) Female; Young Adult (18-30) Male. (A couple could run for the positions as a lay female and as an at large male.) **If interested please contact Barb Landis at 330 466 6560.

Volunteers needed for Outdoor Worship: When we worshiped indoors, we had up to 6 people helping with the service each week. (Greeter-Passing out bulletins; Ushers; Sound; acolyte; altar committee; pastor assistant). For our outdoor service we need help with the following:
1. Ushers x2: Pass out bulletins, communion packs and taking attendance for those who drive-in & in grassy area.
2. Parking assistants x2 (needed to direct parking of cars)
3. Sound and Recording x2 (to set up & tear down, and recordings during the service)
Please contact Beth Lackey (via email or text) to sign up to help. This help is needed every week, beginning with next Sunday, Oct 18 or we will have to return to online Worship only.

Food Pantry needs:  Remember those in need and deliver directly to a Pantry of your choice.
Loudonville Food Pantry: Toothpaste, Corn Bread Muffin mix, Pancake syrup
Lakeville Food Pantry: Shampoo, deodorant, soap, toothpaste.