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OSL News

                                                    Week of June 30th

Sun          July 14th               8:30 am              Traditional Service
                                            10:30 am              Contemporary Service

Tues        July 16th                  Lynne Culkin Office Hours
                                               7:00 pm              Council meeting

Thurs       July 18th                5:30 pm              Crossfire Practice

Sun          July 21st                8:30 am              Traditional Service
                                             10:30 am              Contemporary Service

                                                       OSL NEWS


You can now make a contribution through a mobile app!! If you have an IPhone, you can download the GIve+ Church for free from the app store  Simply search for the "give plus church" to quickly find and start using the app. It's easy to make a one-tie or recurring donation to multiple funds with your credit or debit card.  You can also choose whether to donate as a guest or set up and account that allows you to securely and conveniently manage, schedule, and review donations using Touch ID, PIN, or password.  We hope you enjoy this new way to contribute to our ministry ad thank you for your support

Flowers & Bulletins:  You can sign up for flowers ($10 a vase) and bulletins ($20 a month) on the chart in the Narthex .  The bulletin sponsors for July are John and Carol Warring in memory of Carol's father.

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.

Blessings in a Backpack: Blessings in a Backpack cruise nights are being held on August 14th at 5:30 - 8:00 pm at Central Christian Church.  There is a $15 minimum donation per car to enter and there will be a split the pot and concessions on site.  You can visit CCCBOURBONNAIS.COM.

Book Club: Plan on joining us Monday August 12th at noon at Suzie Burgdorf's.  We are each reading book of our own choosing.

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.

Lutheran World Relief: It is time once again to start collecting kit items in earnest so that kits can be assembled, packed, and delivered to our collection point at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Gilman, at the end of October. The following items are needed to meet our goal of 75 personal kits and 75 school kits. Please not that all soap must be 4-5 ounces which is a bath size bar. Call Carrie Petry for information or questions.

75 School Kits
 268- 70 Sheet notebooks wide or college
  65-  30 centimeter rulers, or a ruler with centimeters and inches
  35-  Blunt Scissors
190- Ball point pens, Black or blue no gel ink
  33- Boxes of 16 or 24 Crayons
  24- 2 1/2" erasers

75 Personal Care Kits
  34- Medium or Lightweight bath towels (20" X 40" to 52" X 27"), dark color
  51- Metal Nail Clippers
- Bath size bars of soap, any kind

Rental House: The rental house has been cleaned and is ready to be rented.  If you know of anyone looking for a two bedroom house to rent, pleased have them contact the church office for the necessary rental application form.

Coffee Talk: Join us for good old fashioned Lutheran coffee and treats at Coffee Talk on July 28th between services.  July's fellowship is being hosted by Sharon Baron and Rachael Landrey.  If you or  your group is interested in hosting a coffee talk, please contact Barb Marcukaitis or Sheryl Johnson.

WITT Picnic: The WITT group will be having a picnic at the Kankakee River State Park Wednesday August 7th, at 11:30 am.  Please bring a dish to share.  Any questions please contact Phyllis Reader.

Free Concerts in the Park: Every Thursday at 7 pm at the Palzer Band Shell in Bird Park there is a free Concert with concessions.
           July25th            MiaBella Pizza/ Soloist Sean Hoffman
           August 1st        Oberweisss/ Movie Music
           August 8th        Creme of of the Crop/ Last of the Season

Prairieview Events: 
                                  Fri Sept. 6th & Sat Sept. 7th- Fall Festival and Quilt Auction
                                  Sat Sept. 7th- 5K Run in Danforth, IL.
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