Announcements for Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Announcements for Sunday, September 10th, 2017

This Weekend

Senior Youth Group—Sr High youth and their parents are invited to youth group, Sunday, 9/10, 6-8pm. Noah Bonnaire and Pr. Terri will lead a conversation about youth ministry plans for this year, including the National Youth Gathering to Houston next summer. Games include Scatter and Bible Taboo. Contact Pr. Terri for more info.

COMING SOON

500th Anniversary Event—Luther Live
Join the fun! See the sign-up board in the narthex. Contact Natalie Bonshire tbonshire@verizon.net or Krista Coyner kristacoyner@gmail.com for info.

Interested in Playing Handbells? Practices will begin on Monday, Sept. 11th at 7pm in Room 6.  We will play about every  4-6 weeks.  The commitment can be flexible.  Knowing how to read music is preferred.  Open to anyone middle school age through adults.  If you are interested or want to learn more please contact Susan Kiser at 540-341-3012 or susankiser38@gmail.com by Sept. 4th.

Quilt Ministry News—September means the end of quilting season! Join us Tuesday, Sept. 12 (12:30-3pm) for our final work session. We would appreciate helping hands as we assemble the fabric layers, pin, tie knots, and sew the perimeters! Contact Andrea Mutterer, amutterer@gmail.com.

Reformation Roots WITH DAVE RAECKEClass meets 10-11:30am on Thursdays in Room 6 for about 12 weeks. Everyone is invited. Contact Dave Raecke 540-937-5334 for more info.

BATHROOM RENOVATIONS—Envelopes are in the pew racks for donations to this project. (The first $10,000 in donations will be matched 1:1 by an anonymous donor from our congregation to whom we extend enormous gratitude.)

Gleaning Apples to Feed Those In NeedSenior youth, friends, and church members are invited to glean apples for the Society of St. Andrews in Roanoke, Saturday, Sept. 16. Stay at the church overnight Friday or meet in the parking lot at 3am (!) for the ride to Peaks of Otter to meet Harold and others from Hurley! We’ll return early evening. Fun and games included! Contact Tom Bartkiewicz 540-270-8120.

Lutheran World Relief Personal Care Kits—These kits let them wash away the dirt and sweat from fleeing strife in haste. Please bring items to OSLC by Sept. 24 for assembly into kits. Item list in the narthex. Or, donate funds for kit completion & shipping. It costs $2.65 per kit to add toothpaste & ship. Dave Raecke 540-937-5334.

Come to the ECHO meeting—Luther is coming Saturday, September 30, 2017 11:00am to 1:00pm to hear Martin Luther speak about his experiences. Enjoy lunch with friends and have fun learning more about Lutherans before our big reformation event. A free-will offering will be collected to help defray lunch costs. Sign up by September 22, 2017. Contact Marian Rognlien for info 703-754-9221 or marian1717@comcast.net.

LUTHER IS Coming to the ECHO meeting—Join us Saturday, Sept. 30, 11:00am to 1:00pm to hear Martin Luther speak about his experiences. Enjoy lunch with friends and have fun learning more about Lutherans before our big reformation event. A free-will offering will be collected to help defray lunch costs. Sign up by September 22, 2017. Contact Marian Rognlien for info 703-754-9221 or marian1717@comcast.net.