“NEIGHBORHOOD” VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – This cross-cultural outreach by the Lutheran churches of the Tulsa area is coming up on July 28-31. Would you like to volunteer to help? Speak to Dani Hendrickson or Pastor Burger. In addition, there will be a planning meeting for this on this Tuesday, June 24 at 6 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Tulsa.
EASING THE ACHE OF ARTHRITIS - On this Wednesday, June 25 at 11:30 a.m. there will be a presentation about arthritis and the various treatment options at Northeast Technology Center at 1901 N. Hwy 88 in Claremore. There will be a complimentary lunch served, which will be followed by a presentation and question session by Brent Hinkle, DO. Please call 918-579-6060 (ext. 1) to RSVP, or register online at SilverElite.org at least 48 hours in advance since seating is limited, and reservations are required.
THE REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH COUNCIL – will meet this Thursday, June 26 at 7 p.m. Any member is welcome to attend.
MIAMI CIRCUIT CONVOCATION COMING! - 2014 is the year for a convocation among our Miami Circuit Lutheran congregations. The convocation, which is for all lay people and professional church workers, will be held right here at Redeemer Lutheran Church on this Saturday, June 28 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The focus of the convocation will be on preparing for, responding during, and mobilizing after a disaster. No one wants a disaster, but not far from us we have seen that it can devastatingly happen. As Lutheran Christians we ready ourselves to show mercy and compassion to those who find themselves in the chaos of a disaster and connect the hurting and helpless with the gospel of Jesus. We need you to to attend the convocation!
THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR LOUIE TILIDETZKE – will be held here at Redeemer Lutheran on this Saturday, June 28 at 2 p.m. The family has requested that memorial gifts be designated for the building fund, which was near and dear to Louie’s heart.
SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL – continues next Sunday, June 29 at 9 a.m. The summer theme is “H2Oh! – God Keeps His Promises.” Next Sunday’s lesson will be “Fire and H2Oh! Elijah and the Prophets of Baal” based on 1 Kings 18. 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, June 29 at 9 a.m.. Join us for this study of God’s word! Sunday Morning Café treats are available at 8:30 a.m.
FREEDOM CELEBRATION 2014 – Plan to attend this special cross-denominational presentation with a patriotic, Christian theme featuring choir, orchestra, and handbells. It is coming up on Wednesday, July 2 at First Baptist Church at 7 p.m.
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. If more people volunteer, you wouldn’t have to serve as often. Also, Kathy is looking for a person who would be willing to schedule the volunteers. Call Kathy if you can help in that way.
PORTALS OF PRAYER – for July through September, 2014 are available in the narthex today. Please help yourself to one of these helpful devotional booklets. If you need one of these with one of the larger sizes of print, please contact the church office so that it can be provided for you.
MANY THANKS – to Pastor Virgil Bening, Don DeBolt, and Mary Slater for doing a beautiful job of painting our recently re-sided “tan house.” It really looks great!
MORE THANKS – goes out to Denis Nelson, Don DeBolt, and Pastor Virgil Bening for constructing and installing the new wall candelabra in our chancel!
ALSO THANKS – to Rosalind Burger for creating and filling the many little paper boxes that went to the fathers here last Sunday for Fathers’ Day!
THE SPECIAL $25 MATCHING OFFER – for children of our congregation who open or add to a “Y.I.” (“Young Investors”) savings account is good through the end of July. Don’t miss this opportunity! Contact our church office!
MISSION OFFERINGS – for Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch received during the Sunday school hour or from “Missionary Prayer Pal” gifts will wrap up on next Sunday, June 29.
OUR FOOD PANTRY - We wish to thank you all for your generous support. This week’s pantry needs include; canned fruit, canned corn or mixed vegetables, canned soup, mac & cheese, peanut butter, corn bread and instant mashed potato bags.