HOLY SPIRIT LUTHERAN CHURCH

1220 BAYSHORE ROAD
VILLAS, NJ 08251
609-886-2414
HOLYSPIRITLUTHERAN@COMCAST.NET

MISSION STATEMENT
WE, THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, ARE PEOPLE OF GOD, WHO ARE CALLED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT TO PRAY, WORSHIP, JOYFULLY PROCLAIM JESUS CHRIST, AND COMPASSIONATELY WITNESS AND SERVE OTHERS IN CHRISTIAN LOVE.

NOVEMBER 2014
EVENTS AT HOLY SPIRIT


DAY DATE TIME EVENT
WEDNESDAY
11/26/14 9AM-12NOON FOOD PANTRY
WEDNESDAY
11/26/14 7:30PM
EVENING BIBLE STUDY
FRIDAY
11/28/14 9AM-12NOON  FOOD PANTRY
SUNDAY 11/30/14
10:30AM WORSHIP SERVICE
WITH COMMUNION



ADVENT BEGINS NEXT WEEK. BRING YOUR NATIVITIES TO CHURCH FOR A BLESSING AND TO DECORATE THE NARTHEX. REMEMBER TO LABEL THEM WITH YOUR NAME BEFORE YOU LEAVE THEM.


WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!!! HELP US STOP HUNGER NOW!!! REGISTRATION COST IS $25 PER ADULT. CHURCH COUNCIL HAS VOTED AND THE CONGREGATION WILL COVER THIS COST. ALL WE NEED IS YOU!!! EACH PERSON'S WORK THIS DAY WILL MANAGE TO FEED 86 PEOPLE!!!

THE MEAL PACKAGING EVENT WILL OCCUR ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6TH, 2014, FROM 9-11AM. WE WILL MEET IN MICHAEL HALL AT TABERNACLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 702 SEASHORE RD., CAPE MAY, NJ 08204. PLEASE REGISTER WITH PASTOR LEAH BEFORE THE DEADLINE OF TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2ND, 2014.


THIS YEAR'S CHRISTMAS CANTATA WILL BE PRESENTED DURING WORSHIP SERVICE ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21ST. THE CHOIR WILL HOST A LUNCHEON FOLLOWING THE CANTATA. ALL ARE WELCOME.

STAY POSTED FOR DECEMBER PRACTICE DATES DUE TO SOME SCHEDULE CHANGES. WE LOOK FORWARD TO A WONDERFUL CANTATA AND HOPE TO SEE EVERYONE THERE!!!!


HOME COMMUNION MINISTRY WILL BE STARTING UP SOON. WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE THAT ARE WILLING TO HELP OUT AND BE TRAINED. PLEASE LET PASTOR LEAH KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED. ADDITIONALLY, IF LOVED ONES OR YOURSELF DESIRE THIS MINISTRY PLEASE LET THE CHURCH OFFICE KNOW SO PLANS CAN BE MADE. THANKS AND MAY GOD BLESS!


THIS LITTLE KITTEN HAS LOST HER MITTENS. CAN YOU HELP PROVIDE MITTENS AND HATS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED TO KEEP THEM WARM THIS WINTER? A MITTEN TREE IS LOCATED IN THE NARTHEX FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT ROSALIE STACKHOUSE. ANY TYPE OR SIZE, PURCHASED OR KNITTED OR CROCHETED IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.



VARIOUS ITEMS LISTED BELOW CAN BE USED IN ORDER TO PACK OUR BAGS TO HELP THOSE IN NEED. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THESE PARTICULAR ITEMS IF YOU CAN. THANKS YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL DONATIONS AND SUPPORT TO THE FOOD PANTRY.

12 OR 15 OZ. BAKED BEANS, PEANUT BUTTER, GRAPE JELLY, INDIVIDUAL PACKETS OF SALTINES, RICE (NO LARGE BAGS, PLEASE), VARIOUS PASTAS, PASTA SAUCE, MAC & CHEESE, RAMEN NOODLES, CANNED TUNA, CANNED CHICKEN, SPAM, TREET, INSTANT OATMEAL PACKAGES, COLD CEREALS, CANNED VEGETABLES (CORN OR GREEN BEANS), CANNED FRUIT (APPLESAUCE OR FRUIT CUPS), SOUPS (TOMATO OR VEGETABLE OR CHICKEN NOODLE), AND POWDERED MILK IN INDIVIDUAL 1 QT. PACKAGES.
WE ARE STARTING A BUDDY SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS LIVING ALONE. IF YOU WOULD LIKE SOMEONE TO CALL YOU DAILY, PLEASE SIGN UP IN THE NARTHEX. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT A MEMBER OF WELCA.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR ANYTHING THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ENTERED IN THE NEWSLETTER IS THE 20TH OF EVERY MONTH. PLEASE ENSURE YOU GET EVERYTHING TO ROSALIE OUR EDITOR VIA HER CHURCH MAILBOX OR EMAIL AT CAPEGEM1@COMCAST.NET. THANK YOU!

ALSO, FEEL FREE TO SIGN UP TO RECEIVE YOUR NEWSLETTER BY EMAIL IN ORDER TO SAVE ON POSTAGE.

HOLY SPIRIT LUTHERAN CHURCH COUNCIL MEETS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9TH, 2014, AT 6PM. ALL ARE WELCOME AT THE MEETING TO ADD INSIGHT OR JUST LISTEN TO WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE PARISH. HOWEVER, ONLY CHURCH COUNCIL MEMBERS HAVE THE PRIVILEGE TO VOTE ON TOPICS AT HAND. PLEASE CONSIDER ATTENDING A MEETING OF YOUR CHOOSING.



SOCIAL HALL AVAILABLE FOR USE
FEES WILL BE DONATED FOR SUPPORT OF THE FOOD PANTRY

$150 FOR HALL USE ONLY, $200 FOR HALL AND KITCHEN USE
CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE FOR RESERVATIONS



WE LIKE WHEN YOU VISIT US ON-LINE.
WE HOPE YOU WILL VISIT US SOON IN PERSON TOO.


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