THE CHRISTIAN FAITH – is a Bible study on the basics of our Lutheran Christian faith led by Pastor Burger. We meet shortly after the worship service for about 20 minutes. You are welcome to join us!
“NEIGHBORHOOD” VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – This cross-cultural outreach by the Lutheran churches of the Tulsa area is this week, July 28-31. If you would still like to go along, speak to Pastor Burger. (Please note that this event will mean that Pastor will be away from the church office on Monday through Thursday until the middle of the afternoon.)
PLEASE NOTE – One of our secretaries (Kathy) will be on vacation through this Tuesday, July 29. During these days, the church office hours will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
THE SPECIAL $25 MATCHING OFFER – for children of our congregation who open or add to a “Y.I.” (“Young Investors”) savings account ends this week. Don’t miss this opportunity! Contact our church office!
SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL – continues next Sunday, August 3 at 9 a.m. The summer theme is “H2Oh! – God Keeps His Promises.” Next Sunday’s lesson will be “H2Oh! Safety: Built on the Rock” (Matthew 7, Luke 6). Dedicated, capable, willing teachers are ready to welcome the children each Sunday this summer. Please do all you can to invite and bring children!
“GOD’S SUFFICIENT GRACE” – is the title of the Sunday morning adult and youth Bible study based on Second Corinthians which will continue on next Sunday, August 3 at 9 a.m.. Join us for this study of God’s word! Sunday Morning Café treats are available at 8:30 a.m.
NEXT SUNDAY, AUGUST 3 WILL BE A “MITE SUNDAY” – Everyone has the opportunity to join the Lutheran Women in Mission in contributing “mites” toward some very worthwhile mission projects.
MISSION OFFERINGS – received during the Sunday school hour or designated for “Missionary Prayer Pals” are now designated for GOSPEL NETS – a ministry that provides Bibles, Sunday school materials, roofs for churches, and bicycles for pastors in parts of the world where such things are hard to come by. This mission project was supported in June by the children at our Vacation Bible School. Now everyone has the opportunity to join them in supporting this wonderful mission project.
MISSION PRESENTATION COMING TO REDEEMER – On Sunday, August 10, we will be privileged to welcome Missionary Rick Steenbock, who serves the Lord throughout Eurasia by being based in Frankfurt, Germany. Rick serves as Communications and Projects Coordinator for the area all the way from Portugal to Mongolia. His work includes providing communications and video production. His main presentation here at Redeemer Lutheran will be at 9 a.m. during our Sunday school hour. Would you please make special plans to join us for a rare opportunity to hear a firsthand report from our mission fields?
MANY THANKS! – to our generous fisherman, Nolan Naegele, and the crew that worked with him to prepare the delicious fish fry on last Sunday! Nolan requested that money donated be used for the caring ministry fund.
LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF KITS - which will include items for personal care, school, fabric and baby care, are currently being assembled by the LWML for
fall distribution. A map showing where these kits will be sent is posted in the narthex. Additional information for assembling the kits is on the table. Backpacks for the school kits will be provided. Hand-tied quilts are also needed. Your help will be appreciated. Contact Ruth Ritter for further guidance. There is a box in the narthex for your completed kits.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED - in the nursery on Sunday mornings. You don’t have to have children who use the nursery in order to volunteer, so please contact Kathy Hagert and let her know you can help. Also needed is an individual who would be willing to schedule the volunteers.
OUR FOOD PANTRY - We continue serving many people with food (over 50 so far in July). Our needs include; cereal, spaghetti & spaghetti sauce, peanut butter and jelly, dried beans, canned tomatoes, canned green beans, canned corn, canned fruit, mac & cheese, cornbread mix, rice & pasta sides and noodles. We wish to thank you all for your generous support.
PLEASE HELP KEEP OUR PRAYER LIST – accurate and up-to-date. Check inside the back cover of this worship folder and provide updates on those whose names you have submitted by contacting our church office or our prayer team coordinator Barbara Diel.
THRIVENT FINANCIAL - has a new program called Action Team which will make it easier for members to support a need in our community. Please go on-line now to read about it and watch the August newsletter for more details. The online address is www.thrivent.com/actionteam.