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ST. LUKE LUTHERAN CHURCH, LCMS (129 Railroad Street) Wheaton, Kansas 66521

THE REV. TERRY L DEGIOVANNI, PASTOR

Telephone: 785 396-4411 or Cell: 412 334 4280
SATURDAY EVE WORSHIP SERVICE:5:30 p.m. (Communion 1st and 3rd Saturdays)

SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10:00 a.m. (Communion 2nd and 4th Sundays) News and Notes: vicardegiovanni@yahoo.com or idschwant@bluevalley.net

September 29 – Pentecost XVI (Proper 21C) – The rich man knew Lazarus’s name (Luke 16:24) but refused to treat him as a human being (Luke 16:19-21). Categorizing Lazarus as a nonentity enabled him to “feast sumptuously.” When we neglect to speak for the unborn or the elderly, when we avoid getting involved in their survival, we join the rich man’s callous carousing. But when we embrace them with our voices and our service, we take our place beside Abraham in heaven’s festivities.

The Lutheran Women in Action are continuing to support the Crisis Center in Manhattan. The item needed for donation in October is facial tissue and toilet tissue Please put your donation in the blue tub in the basement entryway. Every little bit helps as we support those in need.

Saturday morning, October 5, (around 8:00 a.m.) the ladies will be preparing potatoes and cole slaw getting ready for church supper on Sunday eve, October 6th.
Annual church supper (ham and fried chicken) on the 1st Sunday of October, October 6th. If you want to help in any way, please contact Linda Falk, Betty Koch or Deb Stelter

See sign up sheet for food items in the narthex. Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. on October 6th. Adults $10.00 Children $5.00 And ...........remember bazaar items (baked goods, vegetables, eggs, jewelry, craft items, plants, etc.,) are always welcome!!!!! Bazaar proceeds go to Lutheran World Relief.

October 13th is LWML observance Sunday here at Wheaton. Ladies, remember to wear your purple that day!!

Mark your calendar: Jerry Abitz is observing his 80th birthday. There is an open house/ reception on Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the Westy Community Care Home, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Cards may reach him at 105 North Highway 99, Westmoreland, Kansas 66549

Family Church and Basement cleaning schedule. Clean before date listed:
Note: There are two upright vacuums in the banner room, left side of altar, for your use.

The basement has a blue canister vacuum and a red Kirby vacuum located in the office room.

Website address : www.stlukewheaton.com

Organists: Chairman:

Pam Steinmeyer and Gloria Falk Elders: Bob Matzke and Lee Steinmeyer

Bruce Abitz Vice Chairman:

Darrel Stelter

September 28 and 29, 2019
Worship Attendance: Saturday, Sept. 21: 79 Sunday, Sept. 22: 47

Welcome to our visitors. We pray all will be spiritually enriched by your visit to this “House of God.” Here Christ breaks the silence that surrounds mortal man in his sin and death. Here in Christ Jesus we hear the voice of the Eternal One, and we hear the voice of the Father, and that He loves, that He forgives and that in the resurrection of Christ, He has made us His Children and has given us victory over death itself.

NEWS AND NOTES

We continue to pray for those unable to worship with us who are residing in a care facility: Westmoreland Care Home: Jerry Abitz Vintage Park, Wamego: Martha Biesenthal Eastridge, Centralia: Vera Teske, Onaga Health and Rehab: Kenny Falk, Ernest Haefner Redbud, Onaga: Ramona Tessendorf - Vera Marten - Reneta Fischer- Via Christi Village, Manhattan: Milton Henneberg

Altar duty for the month of October: Susan Figge

Sunday School : Our staff this year: Co Supts: Ireta Schwant and Linda Falk
Nursery and Kindergarten: Jenny Donnelly First and Second Grades: Cindy Pedersen and Tracy Meyerkorth; Third, Fourth and Fifth Grades: Dixie Revell and Joy Zabel, with Patti Kolterman, helper; Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Grades: Brenda Schlegel and Robert DeChant. Special Craft leader: Lindsey Barnes Read the Bible ahead with your children: Lesson today: “Gideon”

Please

bag the trash and take out to trash dumpster behind church. October 5 and 6: Nathan Petri and Shirley Willard
October 12 and 13: Brenda Schlegel, J D Schlegel, Julie Wren October 21 and 22: Dennis Schwant, Corey Schwant, Robin Fox October 28 and 29: Darrel Stelter and Vern Stelter

The Lutheran Hour radio schedule:

Judges 6: 11-7: 25

Next week’s lesson: “Samson” Judges 16
Mite Box Offering and Youth meeting immediately following morning worship.

TODAY:

Sept 29th;

September 29 "The Story We Needed" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler
Genesis Series - Love, grief, and pain--that's what God felt when He did what had to be done, in the Flood and on the cross. (Genesis 5-9)
October 6 "Homeward" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler
The spiritually homeless people of the modern world have written God out of their story, but God remains the one Way
home. (Genesis 11 - 12:9)
October 13 "Faith Unafraid" Guest Speaker: Pastor Ryan Tinetti
Genesis Series - People sometimes talk of "cutting a deal." In times past, this was more than a figure of speech! (Genesis 15)

The basement classroom curtains have been washed and new hooks put up. Thank you to Dennis and Ireta Schwant who took them to the laundromat, washed them, hung them out to dry and pur them back up.

Thank you to all whose who attended the Zone Lutheran Women in Action meeting here at St. Luke on Sept. 21. Thirty one ladies and three pastors attended. School back packs were filled to be donated to the Orphan Grain Train to be distributed to children in need.