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OSL News

                                                    Week of November 10th

Sun         Nov 10th                 8:30 am            Traditional Service
                                             10:30 am            Contemporary Service

Mon        Nov 11th                   COUNCIL REPORTS ARE DUE
                                               1:30 pm            Book Club

Wed        Nov. 13th                 7:00 pm           Choir Practice

Thurs      Nov 14th                  5:30 pm           Crossfire Practice

Sun         Nov 17th                  8:30 am           Traditional Service
                                              10:30 am           Contemporary Service

Mon         Nov 18th                    NEWSLETTER ARTICLES DUE

Tues        Nov 19th                  7:00 pm           Council Meeting

Wed.        Nov 20th                  7:00 pm           Choir Practice

Thurs       Nov 21st                  5:30 pm           Crossfire Practice

Sun          Nov 24th                  8:30 am           Traditional Service
                                               10:30 am           Contemporary Service
                                                 5:00 pm           Hanging of the Greens/Pizza

                                               OSL NEWS

Secretary Hours: With the hiring of the new secretary, the church office's hours will continue to be 9 am - 1 pm, Monday through Friday, unless otherwise noted in the calendar. Thanks!

Book Club: Book Club will be meeting on Monday November 11th at 1:30 at Suzie Burgdorf's.  We will be discussing any of the "Cat Who...." mysteries by Lilian Jackson Braun

Advent Bible Study: Charles Dicken's A Christmas Carol led by Lynne Culkin SAM.  Nov 17th, Dec. 15th & 22nd, 9:40-10:20 in Parish Hall.

Flowers & Bulletins:  You can sign up for flowers ($10 a vase) and bulletins ($20 a month) on the chart in the Narthex. The October Bulletin sponsors are Roger and Jeanne Benjamin to celebrate Thanksgiving blessings.  The flowers are sponsored and given in glory of God by Karen Hoffman in memory of her monther, Vera.

Our Parish Nurses will continue to make hospital visits.  However, we need to know of any hospitalizations.  Because of the confidentiality rules the hospital does not let the church know of your admission unless you ask them to notify us.  You can also personally call the church office or Carol Warring.

Greeting Cards: Greeting cards in the Narthex have been updated by the Woman's Group.  They are $.50 for one and $1.00 for three.  Just place your money in the coin box.

Calendars: Feel free to pick up a 2020 calendar, the are available and located in the Narthex.

Blessings in a Backpack: We will be packing backpacks November 6th at 10 am at Central Christian Church.  7 volunteers are needed.  A sign up sheet is in the Narthex.  Through a Thrivent Action Plan, a $250 grant has been donated to the organization on behalf of our church.

Women of the ELCA Thanksoffering: For more than a century, Lutheran women have given thanks to Godand dollars to mission through Thankofferings.  On Nov. 24th at each worship service, congregational members will be given the opportunity to participate in this long-standing tradition as we gather in this year's Thankoffering.  The money does not stay in the congreegation but helps the Women of the ELCA suppor the total outreach of WELCA at the home and throughout the world.  These gifts are tangible ways of saying thank you to God for all of life's blessings.  Bring your thankoffering boxes or if you preger the Women's Day envelope in your offering packet is designated for this purpose.  Please share generously on Nov. 24th.

WITT Group: The WITT group will be attending the "Sounds of the Season" at ONU on Saturday Dec. 2nd at 2 pm. They will also to to the Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet on Dec. 11th for a luncheon and "White Christmas" presentation/play.  For further information call Carol Warring or Phyllis Reeder.  All are Welcome

Volunteers Needed: St. Marys Volunteer Services invites you to join their teman to provide an excellent experience for their patients and families.  A wide variety of volunteer opportunities are available.  Positions include: Transporters, retail associate for the Gather Grounds Coffee & Gift Shop at the hospital or Heritage Village and Concierge greeter/ Patient registration assistant. To learn more, contact volunteer services at 815-937-2479

Prarieview Christmas Giving:  Prairieview provides a Christmas gift for every resident. Nancy and Ann will be collecting for this fun after church. They will appreciate anything you can give.

Shine FM Fall Lineup at Centennial Chapel:  Sidewalk Prophets  12/14  Tickets available at www.Shine.FM or the Shine.FM studos.  Call 815-939-5300 for more information.

Birthdays:  Nov. 4th   Ed Peters
                    Nov. 7th   Rachael Landrey
                    Nov. 8th   Mike Johnson

Anniversaries:   Nov. 1st   Roger and Jeane Benjamin
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