COMMUNION: All are invited to join in communion. Please prepare your elements (crackers or bread, and juice or wine) before service begins.
Lenten Soup Suppers
Wednesdays at 6:00pm
Gather with us for our traditional soup suppers before the Midweek Lenten Service. Bring your favorite bowl or giant mug to sample the delicious soups and to share in fellowship. Bowls are available if you don't bring your own.
Soups suppers are sponsored by different groups at Mt. Carmel. Chicken Noodle soup and grilled cheese are available for the kids. Childcare is provided.
Midweek Lenten Services
Wednesdays at 7:00pm
During the weeks of Lent we will gather in person (and on Zoom) for a worship that features songs from a Lenten Vespers Service Hidden in Christ, by Richard Bruxvoort Colligan (whose songs are included in the new Lutheran hymnal All Creation Sings). Our theme for the Lenten series is The Lord's Prayer.
After a two year break due to covid XXX Racing returned for their Central Coast tour and our annual Bike Rider Dinner on Sunday, March 27. Our youth group provided a pasta dinner and great conversation to 12 bike riders from Hawaii, Chicago, and Philadelphia. The youth raised $200.00 from the dinner for future projects and events. We look forward to seeing them next year.
Vacation Bible School
July 11 - July 15
9am - 1pm
Click the link below to register your child(ren) for our 2022 Vacation Bible School. We will have stories, music, and activities for children ages 3 years (and potty trained) to entering 5th grade. 6th grade and up can volunteer to be a helper. Adult volunteers are also welcome.
Cost for the week is $50 per child. Camperships are available. Please contact Deanna Schultze at 805-305-8227 for more information.
Sundays during Lent - We are reviewing Luther’s Small catechism. The series presents the articles of faith, Apostles Creed, Ten Commandments, Lord’s Prayer, Baptism and Communion in discussion. We invite you to join us either in person or on zoom and participate—since this is a discussion series, there won’t be much of a discussion if you don’t add your voice.
This Sunday, April 3: This week we will continue with the Lenten review of Luther’s Small Catechism with his study of Baptism.
Ben Rosendblum Trio
in Concert at Mt. Carmel
Saturday, April 9
The San Luis Obispo County Jazz Federation will present a return visit of the New York City-based Ben Rosenblum Trio in concert on Saturday night, April 9, at Mount Carmel Lutheran Church. Ben is a young and innovative pianist and accordionist who possesses both immense technique and musicality in his playing. He was voted runner-up for Best New Artist in the 2020 Jazz Times’ Readers’ Poll. He has toured extensively in Japan, Canada and the USA. His long-standing trio includes drummer Ben Zweig and bassist Eduardo Belo. The trio delighted SLO audiences in 2019.
The show starts at 7:30 (with doors opening at 7:00). Tickets are priced at $30 for general admission, $20 for Jazz Federation members and $10 for students. Advance tickets can be purchased at https://my805tix.com/e/rosenblumtrio Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church is located at 1701 Fredericks Street in SLO. See www.slojazz.org for more information.
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The current book: If God is Love, Don't be a Jerk by John Pavolitz
Books are available on Amazon and other retailers.
In person and on Zoom
In person and on Zoom
The cupboards at Iglesia Santa Cruz are critically low on non-perishable items! They are in dire need of:
MASA ~~ RICE ~~ FLOUR ~~ OIL
We'll gladly do the shopping if you perfer to make a cash donation on Sunday.
If you prefer to donate to the matching funds challenge by check, make your check out to the SLO County Food Bank. Write Mt. Carmel Matching Funds Drive on the memo line so that your donation will be properly credited. Mail to:
Food Bank Coalition of SLO County
1180 Kendall Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Please do not route your food bank donations through Mount Carmel. Doing so will delay your donation and make tracking the matching funds challenge donations difficult for the food bank.
Thank you to Mount Carmel for your always generous spirit!
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