PRAYERS

HEALING: John B, Jr., Stephanie C, Kathy H, Tom Ki, Wally O, Lindsey P, David W, LaRue W

SYMPATHY Prayers:

Ann S and family at the death of her daughter, Jackie.

Eleanor E and family at the death of her nephew, George D.

SPECIAL Prayers:

Persecuted Christians around the world.

Blessings on Paul & Bobbi G 45th wedding anniversary.

ALTAR FLOWERS:

 Paul & Bobbi G 45th wedding anniversary on 11/26.

In memory of Rev. E. J. R from Bobbi G and Deb G.

Advent and Christmas Schedule available at sllcs.org/christmas

SERMON SERIES: HOME IS WHERE YOUR HEART I

GINGERBREAD BASH | Sunday, December 11 | 10:30am-12pm | Meeting Rooms 1 & 2 | Bring your family and play games, enjoy some snacks and build a gingerbread nativity set to take home. RSVP here (Registration is limited)

WEDNESDAY ADVENT SERVICES: GLORIA | December 7 & 14 | Wednesdays 8:40am & 7pm | Join us as we celebrate the Glory of God during this Advent season. Bring your family and friends.

HOPE HELPS’ 15TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY We are collecting NEW in package socks & Underwear (Men’s, Women’s and Children’s – higher need for larger sizes) We are also accepting larger sizes of Children’s Diapers/Pull-Ups. Place donations in the collection bins through Sunday December 11th. 

A NIGHT IN BETHLEHEM | December 10 & 11 | Invite your friends and neighbors to come to our annual Christmas story walk-through.  No sign up this year.  Tour times will be given when you arrive.  Learn more at sllcs.org/anib

BE! CHRISTMAS COOKIE EXCHANGE! | December 10th | 10am-Noon | Cafe | Ladies of St. Luke’s! You are encouraged to give your cookies a Biblical name or base them on a Biblical character, symbol, or theme (i.e. Gideon’s Goodies, Queen Esther Crisps, or Star of Bethlehem). Please bring one copy of your recipe, one dozen cookies to share and one dozen for A Night in Bethlehem.

THE CHRISTMAS JAR | The Christmas Jar is a tradition to collect loose change in a jar during the course of a year, and leave the jar, anonymously, on the doorstep of a family in need on Christmas Eve. To participate, stop by the church library (in Founders’ Hall) on Sunday or Wednesday mornings in December to deposit your change. Donations will be accepted through December 18.

ARK ENCOUNTER & CREATION MUSEUM TRIP We are heading to Kentucky April 24-29, 2023 so you will want to mark your calendars now! Click HERE for details. Questions? Email Rhonda at rbetteridge@sllcs.org. Please register by November 30, 2022! 

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA On December 17, 2022 at 12 Noon, Wreaths Across America will be at St Luke’s Lutheran Church Cemetery to remember and honor our veterans through the laying of wreaths on the graves of our country’s fallen heroes. If you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please visit wreathsacrossamerica.org/FLSLLC click the “Volunteer” button. 

CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA  Like a Mustard Seed – A Century of Faith” Purchase this 300+ page history of our first 100 years. Purchase in the church office or online at sllcs.org/history. View samples at Central Florida Memory

AWAKENING HEARTS pint glasses are still available.  $5 each.  Great for Christmas gifts!  Get your in the church office!

OFFERINGS:
Weekly Budget……………$55,409
Weekly Actual…………….$45,789 
YTD Budget……………….$1,154,393
YTD Actual………………..$1,148,273