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Servant Schedule & Sermon Topics for November 2023



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NEW JERUSALEM EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH SENDS

OUR BEST WISHES TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

FOR A HAPPY, HEALTHY 2023!


May God fill you will his New goodness every day and

may the love of Jesus overflow from you to others throughout the year!

 

In case of a pastoral emergency,

please contact Pastor Lisa Borrell at 610-838-0731 or email MizLKB@aol.com.

 

SERVANT SCHEDULES AND SERMON TOPICS


Greetings! Please consider volunteering to make our Worship Service safe and a success. We need you. We have several openings for volunteers. If you know someone who would love to help, and they do not have internet, feel free to give them my contact information. Robin (610-349-2586). Please help!


To Be Determined: Please use the sign-up sheets in the Narthex for volunteer opportunities, i.e., Acolytes, Pastor Assistants (Council Members), Assistant Ministers, Chalisters, Lectors, and Ushers. Thank you.


 


Servants for Saturday, November 4, 2023

and

Sunday, November 5, 2023

Altar Guild: Sharon Bender & Tina Young

Assistant to Pastor: Angie Fulmer

Coffee/Fellowship Hour: Kathy Fenstermacher & Robin Rooth-Fogel

Lector: TBA

Sunday School Leader: Sarah Parente & Marianne Zellner

Technology: Angie Fulmer & Bill Young

Usher(s): Donna & Megan Campbell


Saturday, November 4, 2023 ~ Worship Service at 4:30 p.m.


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Sunday, November 5, 2023 ~ Worship Service at 10:00 a.m. ~

All Saints Day ~ All Saints celebrates the baptized people of God, living and dead, who are the body of Christ. As November heralds the dying of the landscape in many northern regions, the readings and liturgy call us to remember all who have died in Christ and whose baptism is complete. At the Lord’s table we gather with the faithful of every time and place, trusting that the promises of God will be fulfilled and that all tears will be wiped away in the new Jerusalem.

 

Servants for Sunday, November 12, 2023

Altar Guild: Sarah Parente & Barbara Young

Assistant to Pastor: Pat Leith

Coffee/Fellowship Hour: Preschool

Lector: Cathy Peoples

Sunday School Leader: Sarah Parente & Marianne Zellner

Technology: Angie Fulmer & Bill Young

Usher(s): TBA


Sunday, November 12, 2023 ~ Worship Service at 10:00 a.m. ~

24th Sunday of Pentecost ~ Today the prophet Amos calls for justice to roll down like waters. Paul urges us to encourage one another with the promised coming of the Lord. Jesus tells the parable of the wise and foolish bridesmaids. Surrounded by the faithful of every time and place, we celebrate Christ’s coming in our midst in the word of life and the feast of victory—the marriage feast of the lamb.


 


Servants for Sunday, November 19, 2023

Altar Guild: Janis Hadley & Tina McCardle

Assistant to Pastor: Caroline Skuba

Coffee/Fellowship Hour: Angie Fulmer, Denise Hoffert, & Brenda Leister

Lector: Sharon Bender

Sunday School Leader: Sarah Parente & Caroline Skuba

Technology: Brady Skuba

Usher(s): Sharon Bender


Sunday, November 19, 2023 ~ Worship Service at 10:00 a.m. ~

25th Sunday of Pentecost ~ Our readings during November speak of the end times. Zephaniah proclaims that the coming day of the Lord will be filled with wrath and distress. Paul says it will come like a thief in the night and urges us to be awake and sober. Jesus tells the parable of the talents, calling us to use our gifts, while we still have time, for the greater and common good. In a world filled with violence and despair, we gather around signs of hope—word, water, bread, and wine—eager to welcome the good news of Christ’s coming among us.


 

 



Servants for Sunday, November 26, 2023

Altar Guild: Sarah Acker & Kathy Shermetta

Assistant to Pastor: Sarah Parente

Coffee/Fellowship Hour: Quinette Brucker, LeeAnn Malesky, & Barb Young

Lector: Dave Moser

Sunday School Leader: NO Sunday School

Technology: Angie Fulmer & Bill Young

Usher(s): TBA


Sunday, November 26, 2023 ~ Worship Service at 10:00 a.m. ~

Christ the King ~ On this final Sunday of the church year, our gospel is Jesus’ great story of judgment. In the end, the faithful are those who served Christ by ministering to those who are poor, hungry, naked, sick, or estranged. In the first reading God is the shepherd who seeks the lost, weak, and injured and feeds them with justice. We gather this day to celebrate the reign of Christ and his victory over death, yet we await the consummation of all things yet to come. Acknowledging Christ as our merciful ruler, we go forth that his reign may be known in our loving words and deeds.


 


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​​May the beauty of God be reflected in your eyes, the love of God be

reflected in your hands, the wisdom of God be reflected in your words,

and the knowledge of God flow from your heart,

that all might see, and seeing, believe.


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Neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present,

nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus.

God, the creator, Jesus, the Christ, and the Holy Spirit, the comforter,

bless you and keep you in eternal love.


The members of New Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church wish you a blessed day and we pray that your day is filled with hope, love, peace, and good health!

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