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January 12, 2020
A N N O U N C E M E N T
REMEMBER OUR HOMEBOUND WITH PRAYER
Pauline Mitchell, Mabel Phebus, Louise Sievers, Minnie
and Mildred Katz.
Coffee & Treats Before Church:
Feel free to stop by the court-yard entrance doors prior to worship for a cup of coffee and some yummy
to Annual Meeting:
The 2020 annual meeting will be on Sunday, January
26th following worship. We encourage all members to
attend as we make decisions and vote on issues that will impact the coming year(s) in the life of our
The 2019 Financial
Statements are on the counter in the hallway.
Christian Education Opportunities:
Sundays (9 am) – Children/Youth thru 12th
grade.Classes meet in the basement.
3rd Sundays (9 am) – All adults welcome.January 19th’s class “Money & God.”
Thursdays (7 pm) – All welcome.7-Week
Series on Ephesians (Jan 9th – Feb. 20).
Wheelbarrow Challenge: How many pennies does it take to fill a
wheelbarrow? Do you know? I’ve been told 50,000. Let’s see if it’s true. A wheelbarrow will be located in the hallway by the church
office. Let’s see how much loose change (pennies, nickels,
dimes, quarters, or more) it takes to fill it. All proceeds
will help offset local missions’ projects.
to Help in Worship? We are looking for people willing to learn
(nothing is too difficult) and help serve in a variety of ways on Sunday mornings. If one of these opportunities is interesting to you, please let the
church office, or Pastor Kyle, know.
Sound System Technician (Adjusting Sound when
Power Point Specialist (Simply put, hit the arrow key when
Pastor needs it)
Facebook Live Camera Operator (just moving the ipad/camera when
Please Sign the Birthday Card: A birthday card is located
on the table in the back of the sanctuary for Mildred Katz. Mildred will be turning 104 this year!
Want to Give, but forgot your
In addition to EFT giving (see that announcement) there is another avenue that you can plug
into your phone right now and its safe and protected. You can provide a credit card number or a bank account and
set it up to give as frequently as you desire. Feel free to share the web address with others.
Electronic (EFT) Giving –
Are you interested in learning more about setting up your giving to St. Peter’s electronically? No more need to
worry about checks, offering envelopes, etc. Let Pastor Kyle know if you’d be interested to give electronically
and we’ll help you set it up. This is a GREAT way to make sure you are giving on a regular basis (even if you
miss church due to illness, vacation, weather).
Service? Can’t Make it on
Did something come up and you can’t make it to church on Sunday morning? Not feeling
well and you want to still join in
We have the solution! Join us on Facebook live
during the normal service time. While we’d prefer you to be in church
we know that life provides many obstacles and we want to give you a
chance to stay in touch with the weekly announcements, worship music,
time of prayer and sermons.
All you need is a Facebook page! From there, search
church page (St. Peters UCC Grant Park, @StPetersGrantPark) and “like the
Click on the “Posts” tab and a post with the current service should begin a minute or two
before the service. Occasionally, we have technical difficulty, so be patient with us.
If you aren’t on at the time of the service, that
is okay as well. You can go to the church Facebook page at any time
and scroll through the posts to watch the
previously recorded services.
If you experience difficulty, please contact the
church during the
week and explain your problems
and we’ll do our best to help out.
Do you have an announcement, prayer concern or joy to share with the pastor and/or
announcements, please sit near the front of the church prior to the service beginning and share
your announcement during the opening announcement time and then return to your
you have a prayer concern or joy, please write the information down and hand it to Pastor Kyle (or
to an usher) prior to the service. Please note whether you want the information to be shared with
the congregation or kept privately with the Pastor.
The pinboard is intended as a place where you can find something your looking
for, sell something you want to get rid of, or something you want to get word out about. It’s also
a way to have people visit our website, check the “Pinboard,” and perhaps check other information
on our website.
To have something posted on the website, simply send your information to email@example.com and Dennis will post the information. Be
sure to include your contact information. Questions? Call Dennis Granger, Website Manager at
815-465-6130. Visit the Pinboard here.
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