Sunday Bulletin & Announcements

Sunday, January 24, 2021
Bulletin and Announcements

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Covid Related Cancellations: In the event that Marion County is put on the Level 4 Watch List, indicated as Red with a Star, or is upgraded to Level 4 Purple, all in-person services and meetings at the church will immediately be canceled until further notice.

Weather Related Cancellations: With winter quickly approaching and Ohio’s unpredictable weather, please remember that if Marion County reaches a Level 2 Snow advisory, all in-person worship will be cancelled that day.

We Remember With Our Prayers:  Mary Click, Mary Richardson, Marcia Geyer, Shirley & Ed Baldauf, Jack Hale, Pat Thomas Sr., Nanci Anderegg, Pastor Jim Rave, Jim Creager, Stephanie Steele Sheridan, Dale Yake, Jean Hodges, Greg Hodges, Joan Couts, Paul & Paula Burnside, Doug Ross, Marilyn Moser, Gelie van Ormer, & Hank van Ormer.

We extend our Sympathy and Prayers to Vallie and Matt Ward. Their daughter, Addison Elle, came and left this world on Saturday, January 16 at 6:06 p.m. Addison is the granddaughter of Tanyce and Frank Addison, and a sister to Will.

We extend our Sympathy and Prayers to Jean Smith and family on the death Betty Smith. Betty was called to her heavenly home January 16th.

 A Gift Has Been Given to the Good Samaritan Fund in memory of Betty Smith by Craig Lewis.

Gifts Have Been Given in memory of Judy Stroble by John & Marcia Thornton, Steven Klemm, and David & Traci Klemm.

A Gift Has Been Given in memory of Steve Musser by Barbara Lyon.

A Gift Has Been Given to the Building Fund in memory of Gary Sours on the anniversary of his death by Sue & Family.

To my caring church family, thank you for the prayers, cards, and support at the death of my brother Daryl. You all are the embodiment of Christ’s love and strength during a dark time.  Carolyn Fox and family.

Mark Your Calendars! “Souper” Bowl Sunday Drive-thru, February 7, 2021, 12pm – 1pm. Drive through Emanuel’s parking lot and drop off a donation of Chunky canned soups for our food pantry. Chunky soups can be combined with rice or noodles for a hearty meal. Also!!!! The children will receive Sunday School materials and a Valentine’s Day Craft. Finish your craft and post it on Emanuel’s Facebook group, Faith Walking. Maybe you could tell us on your post “What God’s Love means to me.”

Attention Parents: I would love to communicate with your children. May I call and chat with them? I can also email and text them. Please let me know the best time for your family and the best way. You can call or text me at 740-225-8068 or email me at Blessings, Mrs. Rinker.

As we celebrate the New Year, we are excited to enter the year of Generosity! What does it mean to be generous with your time? What does it mean to be generous with your gifts and talents? What does it mean to be generous with your resources? This year the Northwestern Ohio Synod is exploring generosity in its many forms, and invites you to join! They are kicking off the year by embarking on a Daily Bible Reading Guide – to read the New Testament in chronological order! You can download the guide on our website or call ahead to pick one up in the church office.

Emanuel Child Care and Preschool Wish List: If you are interested in supporting Emanuel’s Child Care and Preschool program, please consider donating some items from their wish list. The full list is available on our website, and includes: Fresh fruit (apples, bananas, cuties), Large boxes of Animal Crackers, GFS Frozen Mac & Cheese, Disinfectant Wipes and Tissues. Items may be dropped off at the church office Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. All donations are greatly appreciated!

Scholarship Opportunities: High school seniors and current college students are encouraged to apply for the Robert and Margaret Mather Scholarship Fund, Agnes Baldauf Scholarship Fund, and The Hollensen/Dennis Fund if you plan to attend or are already attending an accredited ELCA college or you are pursuing a career in Christian ministry or social services.  This scholarship is open to any young and confirmed Emanuel Lutheran Church member. Applications may be picked up at the church office.  The application and other support information are due no later than Monday March 1, 2021 to the chairperson, Rae Andrews at 379 Brightwood Dr., Marion, OH  43302.