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San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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Happenings around Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church
Adult Forum Sunday, Nov 17, 11:00am
“Stewarding the Gift of Joy". As part of our Harvest of Gratitude Stewardship Emphasis, the November Adult Forums will focus on a broader, Biblical view of stewardship beyond financial stewardship that includes the “stewardship” of our experiences and emotions.
Be sure to pick up your stewardship envelope after church today. Complete the enclosed pledge form and return it on Sunday, November 24.
Greetings Youth and Parents,
This Sunday Pastor Richard will meet with the confirmation class at 11 am in the Love to Learn Classroom. He will be covering both of Paul's letters to the Corinthians. What letter/Book and chapter is known as the Love Chapter? Who was Chloe and what was happening in Corinth between the Jewish people and Gentiles? What are the Words of Institution found in I Corinthians 11:23? What familiar part of our church service is found in 2 Corinthians 13:11-13? Bring your Bibles and Colaborate workbooks and questions for Pastor Richard.
John and Dave
Western States High School Youth Gathering: Register Now!
Calling all high school students! We are now registering for next summer’s Western States Youth Gathering, which will take place at California Lutheran University on June 25-29, 2020! The event is open to all students entering 9th grade through leaving 12th grade. For registration information, please contact Monica at firstname.lastname@example.org before November 17.
Nov 17, 3:00pm - 25th Annual Benefit Concert for the Homeless: The SLO County Band will perform to raise money for programs provided by 40 Prado. The SLO County Band will raise money for programs provided by 40 Prado. Come and enjoy an afternoon of music and a chance to help the homeless in our community. A donation of $10 will be requested at the door. A few people are still needed to help set up the after church next Sunday and a few people to serve cookies and drinks at intermission. Contact Bob Grosse if you can help with either.
Nov 24, 4:00pm - Documentary Film ”Imprisoning A Generation”: Film screening, discussion, and a brief prayer vigil for peace in the Middle East. Film screening, discussion, and a brief prayer vigil for peace in the Middle East. This film follows the stories of four young Palestinians who have been detained and imprisoned under the Israeli military and political systems. Their perspectives, along with the voices of their families, combine to form a lens into the entangled structures of oppression that expand well beyond the prison walls.
Christmas Angel Tree Sunday, Nov 17 thru Sunday, Dec 15
Help the children of Iglesia Luterana at Christmas. Cards with a child’s name, age, and Christmas wish list are available in the narthex. Sign out one or more cards then go shopping. Contact Pat Forrest for more information.
ELCA Good Gifts Catalogs are in the Narthex for this Christmas season
Your gifts given in the names of friends or loved ones through the A Good Gifts program can make a real difference in the lives of people around the world. Some examples are: A goat and a flock of chicks to start a family farm, school supplies to allow a needy child to start school, and support for a refugee family for a week---all for less than $100 each. These are perfect Christmas gifts for friends who seem to have everything, for teenagers to teach them a lesson in sharing God’s gifts or for shut-ins who might enjoy contact with the outside world.
Annual Advent Wreath Event Sunday, Dec 1, 11:30am
Join us in Quist Hall to make your own custom Advent Wreath. Supplies are provided. RSVP to Diane Mansell at 805-235-5967.