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SEPTEMBER NEWS & EVENTS

THE CHURCH COUNCIL will meet on Monday, September 10, at 6:30.

The ELDERS will meet on Monday, September 16, at 4:30.

EVANGELISM COMMITTEE will meet on Tuesday, September 11, at 6:30.

HIGHWAY G CLEAN-UP: Volunteers needed! Our annual highway clean-up will be on Saturday, 9/15. If you'd like to help, please meet at church at 10:00 am. We wlll have fellowship and sandwiches after the work is complete. If you plan to help, please note your name on the sign-up sheet in the entryway so we can plan accordingly. Many hands make short work!

FELLOWSHIP EVENT: Hayride & Bonfire, Saturday, September 29, from 3-8 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, town of Berlin (15809 County Road FF). The afternoon starts out with a hayride, followed by games for kids to play, a meal of hot dogs and sides, a devotion, and
singing around a bonfire. To end the evening there will be marshmallows available for roasting and making s'mores.

SCRIP SALES: Mrs. Kathy Schuch will be in the narthex every Sunday after the worship service to take subscriptions for the Scrip Program, a convenient, easy-to-use program which supports NLHS. Need the “program” explained to you? Kathy will be happy to tell you about it!

LABOR DAY PARADE: Great news! We are having a float in the Merrill Labor Day parade and Trinity-Berlin will be joining us! We will be sharing a message about Jesus centered on the theme, 'Fishers of Men'. You are welcome to walk with the float on Monday, 9/3. We will meet at 9:00-9:30 am, at Merrill Manufacturing and the parade starts at 10:00 am.

2019 MEDITATIONS: Meditations is an inspiring, personal devotional booklet offering daily Scripture-based, soul-searching studies of God's Word.  The church will be ordering Meditations for you to take home and keep at no charge. Please put your name on the narthex sign up board to indicate interest by September 16.

PRAYER PARTNER SIGN-UP: A prayer partner is an adult member of the congregation who will encourage and pray for one or two children of our Sunday School (grades PreK-5) during the coming school year. Prayer partners will receive a packet of cards that may be given to the children throughout the year to encourage them in their Christian faith and Sunday School participation.  Sign up on the hallway bulletin board to be a Prayer Partner.

FELLOWSHIP TREAT SIGN-UP: On Sept 9th we start our Sunday School and Adult bible study.  This is also the start of Fellowship time and therefore treats.  Please sign up on the bulletin board in the narthex hall. Thank you to those who have volunteered their time and talents in the past and those who will in the future to make our fellowship time extra special each week! 

THE CLEANING TEAM islooking for a person or persons to take over cleaning the upstairs (bathrooms not included).  If you are not interested in cleaning every week, please consider signing up for one week on the list in the narthex.

GREETERS NEEDED! Please sign up for a date on the narthex bulletin board. Individuals, couples, and entire families are encouraged to sign up to be greeters!

 
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