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Our Sunday Worship service times are at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

We also offer a Worship service on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 7:00 p.m.                  Both services will offer Holy Communion

 

Announcements

For the Week Starting 9/25 

MONDAY NIGHT SERVICES:  Please note that our Monday night services are held on the 2nd and 4th week of the month, with both services offering Holy Communion.  Our next Monday service will be tomorrow, September 26.

GROCERY STORE GIFT CARDS NEEDED:  We are in need of grocery store gift cards for our benevolence fund.  Please consider donating Stop & Shop, ShopRite, Target, or other store gift cards in any denomination ($25, $50—other amounts welcome too!).  Please leave them in the Vice President’s mailbox outside of the church office or give them to Michele Van Wart.  Thank you for your generosity!

 CHRISTIAN DISCUSSION GROUP will be resuming on Wednesday, September 28.  Come out and join us at 10:15 a.m. in the Conference Room.  We’ll be watching and discussing a 12-part DVD series called “Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis.”  We plan to meet on the 1st, 2nd,and 4th Wednesdays of the month.  Hope to see you there!

THE ANNUAL HOLY CROSS GOLF OUTING is scheduled for Oct. 15 at Tashua Knolls.   We will be playing in an 18-hole scramble format, starting during the noon hour.  If interested please contact Dave Bogen or Cliff Schrock.

 THE COFFEE FELLOWSHIP HOST SIGN-UP SHEET covering the next several weeks is on the narthex table.  Please pick a week to host that fits best with your schedule.  Hosts are needed for several Sundays in October.  If you can help, please put your name on the sign-up sheet.

WE STILL HAVE A FEW OPENINGS IN OUR PRESCHOOL for the 2016-2017 school year.  We offer part-day and full-day programs for these age groups: Pre-K, 4s, and 3s.  Please share this with your family, friends and new neighbors who may need a preschool!  For details, phone or e-mail our Preschool Director, Michele Glennon, at 203-268-6471 or  preschool@holycrosstrumbull.com.

OUR NEXT DAY TO COOK AND SERVE THE COMMUNITY SUPPER is a week from Tuesday, on October 4.  See the sign-up sheet on the narthex table and indicate your availability to help with the specific tasks. 

THE FALL EDITION OF “NED NEWS,” the quarterly newsletter of the New England District-LCMS was distributed by the ushers the past two Sundays.  If you did not get a copy, extras are on the narthex table.  Please take your copy and read about news and events within our district.

EACH SUNDAY WE OFFER PRAYERS on behalf of those who are in need, listing them by name in the bulletin.  If you submitted a prayer request, keep Pastor and/or the church office updated on the individual’s condition.  We want to keep our prayer list current and offer a prayer of thanksgiving when appropriate.  If you would like someone added or removed from the list, please let us know!

 From the Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF): SMALL INVESTMENTS REAP A BIG REWARD... With only $100 you can make a real difference...You can open a StewardAccount with Church Extension Fund.  Your savings will be drawing interest (with higher interest rates for larger amounts) as others use those funds to spread the Gospel through new, expanded or improved facilities.  To learn more,phone 1-800-THE LCEF (843-5233) for more information.

 STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR CHURCH!  Read the newsletter via the Holy Cross websitewww.holycrosstrumbull.org (navigate to the Resources heading, click Newsletter; scroll down and click on current month).   Paper copies of the September newsletter are on the narthex table.  Sign up for the e-mail blast—Receive notifications of services, events, and cancellations, etc.  To be added, send an e-mail to worship@holycrosstrumbull.com with “Subscribe blasts” in the subject line.  Are you on Facebook?  Holy Cross is!  “Like” us to begin seeing postings and pictures.