|Today||12:00 PM||Sunday School Teachers' Meeting|
|7:00 PM||High School Youth Night|
|Tuesday||7:00 PM||Youth Board Meeting|
|7:00 PM||Bell Choir|
|Wednesday||4:00 PM||Confirmation Class|
|Thursday||10:30 AM||Bible Class|
|7:00 PM||AIC Class and Study of Genesis|
|Sunday||8:00 AM||Divine Service One|
|9:20 AM||Education Hour|
|10:45 AM||Divine Service One|
|7:00 PM||Young Adults|
Congregational Meeting, January 23rd at 6 pm. The church council is putting together a recommended list of Assistant Pastor nominees for the congregation to review. According to Messiah’s By-Laws, any communicant member may offer a nomination at this meeting. The nomination must be adopted by a majority of voters present at the meeting for the name to be recognized as an official. All official nominees will then be voted on at a congregational meeting on February 13th.
We look forward to a large attendance at the congregational meeting on January 23rd as we make decisions that will affect the future of Messiah’s pastoral ministry. As usual, we ask that members bring a desert and we will bring the coffee. May the Lord bless our meeting and our congregation.
Neil Strege, President
Ladies Night Out - Ready for something light and luscious after the holiday indulgence? Ladie’s Night Out is going to Bai Pai Thai on Monday, January 17th at 6pm. RSVP to Bev Edmon.
In January, we will be collecting bath towels for Compass Cascade Women’s Shelter and Immanuel Community services. Please put these items in the lounge basket.
Sunday School Teachers Meeting - TODAY right after the late service. We have invited the Mekane teachers to participate. Vicar Fremer will lead the meeting and will cover the next three lessons. Sharon Weiss will lead us through the teachers tools package, so everyone remember to bring them!
Concordia is collecting “Labels for Education.” Pick up an extensive list of participating companies on the coffee bar. This is an easy way to support our school. Labels may be dropped off on the Concordia bulletin board. Thank You!
The cost of the poinsettias this year is $8.00. If you signed up to purchase a plant, please pay the church office, the flowers can be picked up downstairs in the Fellowship Hall.
There has been some confusion with the new office phones. When dialing the church if no one is in the main church office (Kathee or Hillary), you will hear a message on where to direct your call. If you want to leave a message for Pastor Lassman, dial 103. If you want to leave a message for the Vicar, his extension is 104. To leave a message for the office, press 0. At any time during the recording you can also enter the phone extension of the person you are trying to reach.
Office - 0 Kathee - 101 Hillary - 102
Pastor Lassman - 103
Vicar Fremer - 104
2011 offering envelopes are here and can be picked up on the large table located in the Narthex. Please throw away any 2010 envelopes you may have left over. If you have any questions, please call Kathee McAlpine in the church office at 206.524.0024.
Today in Sunday School the children learned about Jesus’ Baptism in Matthew 3:13-17. At Jesus’ Baptism, God the Father announced that Jesus was His Son. The presence of the Holy Spirit also confirmed Jesus’ divinity. At our Baptism, God makes us His children through the work of the Holy Spirit. Let your children tell you the dramatic events of this story, and share with them that because of God’s wrath and anger over sin, the people were looking for a Savior. We, too, need a Savior because God is angry with our sin. But thanks be the God, who in His mercy makes clear at Jesus’ Baptism that we need look no more, for the Savior is here!
The seed of literary discussion is sown! Yi-Lin Lee of our congregation is leading a book study from Pastor Lassman’s book suggestions. The list of titles are found at www.messiahseattle.org and are accessed in a link to the right in the home page. Please contact Yi-Lin at email@example.com for the title recommendation and to help coordinate a place and time of discussion.
Lutheran Marriage Encounter - Two upcoming weekends, February 11-13, 2011 and April 1-3, 2011, both in Tukwila. For more information please read the flyer posted on the upstairs bulletin board.
OLD THEOLOGY, NEW TECHNOLOGY...Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show produced by Lutheran Public Radio and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. Topics include: The Christian's Mission, Good Works, Lutheran Theosis, The Baptism of Jesus and more. You can listen to what you want when you want at www.issuesetc.org. Messiah has Issues,etc.in its 2011 Spending Guide.
A memorial service is planned for Saturday, January 22 at 4:00 P.M. at Lamb of God Lutheran Church in memory of Judy Peterson. There will be a potluck dinner afterwards and you are invited to bring a dish to share. Flowers or Memorial Gifts may be sent to Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 12509 27th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98125.
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