Saturday, April 9....
For any of you looking for something to do this Saturday night, consider this excellent piano trio from NYC playing in SLO County Jazz Fed’s return to live concerts. The pianist leader also plays accordion beautifully. Keep scrolling down for more infomation about this concert included in this post.
Sunday, April 10....
Palm Sunday is here. We'll begin our service this week on the patio outside the sanctuary, then walk down the center aisle of the sanctuary before taking our seats. Be sure to get a palm frond when you sign in at the greeter table. Zoomers: Unfortunately, we aren't able to show you the outside portion of the service. Please stay online with us as we enter the sanctuary.
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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 10: We will complete the Lenten study of Luther’s Small Catechism with Luther’s comments on Confession (with The Office of the Keys) and Holy Communion. Please join in Quist Hall or on Zoom.
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
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In person and on Zoom
In person and on Zoom
Fr. Jim Nisbet will be presenting the book “Church of Spies” by Mark Riebling. Fifty years after Pope Pius XII died, it has been revealed that the Vatican was highly involved in six plots to stop Adolf Hitler. Intriguing? Yes! Please join us. Also Dr. Hisham Assal of the Mosque of Nasreen will be discussing Ramadan.
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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