Church Bulletin/News – 2018

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December 30, 2018

“For my eyes have seen Your salvation!”

Luke 2:22-40

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Bob Calabrese

Lector – Cory Seaman

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Daryl and Niki Yamaguchi on the occasion of the 11th birthday of their daughter Dylan Yamaguchi.  Congratulations!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – They will resume again with the study of the Gospel of St. John at the church on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.  The next topic is titled “Comfort for a Troubled Heart” based on St. John, chapter 14.

CONFIRMATION CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz will also resume teaching the class on Thursday, January 10th from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  They are studying the six chief parts of Christian doctrine with eleventh lesson titled “Understanding Holy Baptism.”

PORTALS OF PRAYER – New copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1st through March 31st, 2019 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

First Sunday after Christmas, 9:00 a.m.

New Years Communion Service

THURSDAY

No Adult Bible Class and Confirmation Class

NEXT SUNDAY

The Epiphany of Our Lord, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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December 23, 2018

“Blessed is the fruit of your womb!”

Luke 1:39-45

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Lector – Scott Allen

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Dylan Yamaguchi & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Lou and Lorna Hatfield for Jesus’ blessings to them at Christmas!

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz want to wish everyone at Shepherd in the Pines a very blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year in 2019!

CHRISTMAS SERVICES – Everyone is encouraged to attend tomorrow the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday the Christmas Day Festival Service with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper at 10:00 a.m.

NEW YEARS’ SERVICE – Everyone is also encouraged to attend the First Sunday after Christmas next Sunday, December 30th at 9:00 a.m., as we say farewell to 2018 and welcome the new year of 2019.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – New copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1st through March 31st, 2019 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fourth Sunday in Advent, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

MONDAY

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, 7:00 p.m.

TUESDAY

Christmas Day Festival Service, 10:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

First Sunday After Christmas, 9:00 a.m.

New Years’ Communion Service

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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December 16, 2018

“Jesus Christ is the same – Yesterday, Today, and Forever!”

Luke 2:1-12; Matthew 2:1-2, 9-12

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Bob Calabrese

Christmas Play Director – Ruth Reimnitz

Choir Director – Janice Calabrese

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Gerry and Carolyn Parsons for His many blessings!

SUNDAY CHRISTMAS SERVICE – The children and youth are going to share the Christmas story today during the worship service at 9:00 a.m.  The message is titled, “The Christmas Story.  Jesus Christ is the same – yesterday, today, and forever.  

APPRECIATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz would like to thank everyone who participated in the “Angels’ Tree” Christmas gift giving for the children in our community.  Your love and thoughtfulness for the children is appreciated by their families during Christmas!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – New copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1st through March 31st, 2019 are available in the narthex.  Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Third Sunday in Advent,  9:00 a.m.

       Children and Youth Christmas Service

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fourth Sunday in Advent,  9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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December 9, 2018

“Prepare the way of the Lord!”

Luke 3:14

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Scott Allen & Astacia Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz on the occasion of the 2nd birth day of their granddaughter Rachel Elizabeth Reimnitz last December 7th.  Congratulations!

SUNDAY CHRISTMAS SERVICE – The children and youth will share the Christmas story next Sunday, December 16 at 9:00 a.m.  The message is titled, “The Christmas Story. Jesus Christ is the same – yesterday, today, and forever.  

APPRECIATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz would like to thank the members of Shepherd In The Pines for the Christmas gift and the beautiful Christmas flower arrangement.  Your love and thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated during Christmas!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – New copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1st through March 31st, 2019 are available in the narthex.  Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Second Sunday in Advent,  9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at church, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Third Sunday in Advent,  9:00 a.m.

Children & Youth Christmas Service

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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December 2, 2018

“The Lord is our righteousness!”

Luke 19:28-40

Jeremiah 33:14-16

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Dylan Yamaguchi

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Joan Horne as we prepare to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child, which is the real meaning of Christmas!

ADVENT LITANY AND SOUP SUPPER – Everyone is invited at attend next Wednesday the Advent Litany Service at 6:30 p.m. followed by the soup supper at 7:00 p.m.

ANGELS’ TREE – Just a reminder to return your gift from the “Angels’ Tree” for the children in our community by next Sunday, December 9th. If y9ou have any questions please call Ruth Reimnitz. Thank you!

SUNDAY CHRISTMAS SERVICE – The children and youth will share the Christmas story on Sunday, December 16 at 9:00 a.m. The message is titled, “The Christmas Story, Jesus Christ is the same – yesterday, today, and forever. Mark this important date also on your calendar!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

First Sunday in Advent, 9:00 a.m.

Potluck & Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

WEDNESDAY

Litany Advent Service, 6:30 p.m.

Advent Soup Supper, 7:00 p.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at TBD, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Second Sunday in Advent, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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November 25, 2018

“Be on guard. Keep awake!”

Mark 13:24-37

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Lector – Joan Drury

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Basil and Virginia Turner for God’s blessings to our congregation.

CHRISTMAS PARTY – The party will be held next Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. Please sign up today in the narthex for a main dish, a salad or dessert after the service. If you have any questions, call Donna LaVoire.

SUNDAY CHRISTMAS SERVICE – The children and youth will share the Christmas story on Sunday, December 16 at 9:00 a.m. The message is titled, “The Christmas Story, Jesus Christ is the same – yesterday, today, and forever. Mark this important date also on your calendar!

ANGELS’ TREE – Everyone is encouraged again to participate in the “Angels’ Tree” gift giving for the children in our community. Please take an angel card and return it to us by Sunday, December 9th. Any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Last Sunday of the Church Year, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at the Church, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

First Sunday in Advent, 9:00 a.m.

Potluck & Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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November 18, 2018

“Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign?”

Mark 13:1-13

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Basil Turner

Lector – Rick Hoefer

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Dylan Yamaguchi

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Rick Hoefer an his adult children Job, Luke and Sarah, in loving memory of his beloved wife Laura Hoefer called to her heavenly home on November 17, 2014.

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – The special worship service service will be held next Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, November 22 at 10:00 a.m. with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper.

CHRISTMAS PARTY – It has been scheduled for Saturday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m. Any questions, call Donna LaVoire. Mark this date on your calendar!

SUNDAY CHRISTMAS SERVICE – The children and youth will share the Christmas story on Sunday, December 16 at 9:00 a.m. The message is titled, “The Christmas Story, Jesus Christ is the same – yesterday, today, and forever. Mark this date also on your calendar!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Thanksgiving Day Service, 10:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Last Sunday of the Church Year, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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November 11, 2018

“She has put in everything she had, all she had to live on!”

Mark 12:38-44

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Lector – Leoma Smith

Kid’s Choir Director – Janice Calabrese

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Mary Beth Rasmussen for God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “The Son as a Slave” based on St. John, chapter 13:1-17.

CONFIRMATION CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. They are studying the six chief parts of Christian doctrine with the sixth lesson titled, “Trusting the Father.”

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – The worship service service is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, November 22 at 10:00 a.m. Mark this date on your calendar.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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November 4, 2018

“God will wipe away every tear from their eyes!”

Matthew 5:1-12

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Bob Calabrese

Lector – Pat Hughes

Crucifer – Dylan Yamaguchi

Bible Bearer – Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Rylee Seaman

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Rick Hoefer and his children in loving memory of the birthday of his wife and their mother Laura Hoefer yesterday on November 3rd.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “The King’s Last Acts!” based on St. John, chapter 12.

CONFIRMATION CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. They are studying the six chief parts of Christian doctrine with the sixth lesson titled, “Respecting People (Commandments 7-10).”

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – The worship service service is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, November 22 at 10:00 a.m. Mark this date on your calendar.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

All Saints’ Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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October 28, 2018

“You will know the truth and the truth will set you free!”

John 8:31-36

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Lector – Alec Seaman

Crucifer – Ondalynn Seaman

Bible Bearer – Dylan Yamaguchi

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

The Kids Choir – The Children

The Kids Choir Director – Janice Calabrese

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Lou and Lorna Hatfield in praise and thanksgiving for God’s blessings!

MEMORIAL SERVICE – The service in loving memory of Diane Menius will be held here at SITP Lutheran Church on next Saturday, November 3rd at 11:30 a.m. followed by a reception hosted by the ladies of our congregation.

JESUS CLUB – We had 14 children in attendance for the All Saints’ Halloween Party last Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. They wore their favorite costumes and watched a video titled “Jesus, the Son of God.” They also completed and colored Bible lessons, played games and enjoyed the cupcakes, fresh fruits, chips and refreshments.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “The King’s Last Acts!” based on St. John, chapter 12.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still a few open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Reformation Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

SATURDAY

Memorial Service, 11:30 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

All Saints’ Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Potluck and Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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October 21, 2018

“See, we have left everything and followed You!”

Mark 10:23-31

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Elder – Basil Turner

Lector – Alec Seaman

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Rylee Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Bob and Janice Calabrese in praise and thanksgiving for His many blessings!

MEMORIAL SERVICE – The service in loving memory of Diane Menius will be held here at SITP Lutheran Church on Saturday, November 3rd at 11:30 a.m. followed by a reception hosted by the ladies of our congregation. Mark this date on your calendar!

JESUS CLUB – They are meeting again next Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. They are studying the life and ministry of Jesus with the next video, “Jesus, the Son of God.”

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “Back from the Dead!” based on St. John, chapter 11.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still a few open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

Jesus Club, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Reformation Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

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October 14, 2018

“Good Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”

Mark 10:17-22

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Lector – Scott Allen

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Dylan Yamaguchi

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

CONGRATULATIONS – Esther Meyers will be received as a member of our church during the service today. Esther transferred her church membership form Our Savior’s First Lutheran Church in Granada Hill, California.

CONFIRMATION CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. They are studying the six chief parts of Christian doctrine with the fourth lesson titled, “Loving God First (Commandments 1-3)”

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “Listening for the Shepherd’s Voice” based on St. John, chapter 10.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still a few open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

WEDNESDAY

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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October 7, 2018

“What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate!”

Mark 10:2-16

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Elder – Bob Calabrese

Lector – Janice Calabrese

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Eddie & Ursula Jimison on the occasion of their wedding anniversary on October 3rd and the wedding anniversary of James and Tanya Matthews on October 8th, and Eddie’s birthday on October 4th and Ursula’s birthday on October 17th.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “A Blind Man Sees the Light” based on St. John, chapter 9.

CONFIRMATION CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is also teaching the class on Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. They are studying the six chief parts of Christian doctrine with the third lesson titled, “Studying the Saving Word.”

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still a few open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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September 30, 2018

“The prayer of a righteous person has great power!”

Mark 9:38-50

Epistle: James 5:13-20

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Lector – Niki Yamaguchi

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Dylan Yamaguchi & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by the congregation in praise and thanksgiving for the rededication of the two stained glass windows.

REDEDICATION OF THE WINDOWS – Today we are going to rededicate the two stained glass windows — the Fishers of Men and the Good Shepherd — to the praise, glory and honor of God during the worship service at 9:00 a.m.

SYMPATHY – We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Diane Menius, who was called to her heavenly home last Monday. A memorial service is pending and will be held here at SITP.. Jesus says, “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on; they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.” (Rev. 14:13)

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “Shine, Jesus, Shine” based on St. John 8:12-59.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Rededication of the Stained Glass Windows

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

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September 23, 2018

“If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all!”

Mark 9:30-37

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Elder – Basil Turner

Lector – Rick Hoefer

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Kelly Stepanek in loving memory of her husband Bill.

REDEDICATION OF THE WINDOWS – The two windows in the nave of our church will be installed tomorrow and rededicated to praise, glory and honor of God during the worship service next Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “Caught in Adultery” based on St. John 8.

JESUS CLUB – Their next meeting is scheduled for this Thursday, September 27th from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Come and bring your friends and neighbors. If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

Jesus Club, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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September 16, 2018

“I believe; help my unbelief!”

Mark 9:14-29

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Lector – Alec Seaman

Violinist – Astacia Allen

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Eddie and Ursula Jimison on the occasion of the birthday of their son-in-law James Mathews on September 20th. Congratulations!

WELCOME – Kay Ledestich will be received as a member of our church during the service today. Kay has transferred her church membership form Concordia Lutheran Church in Kingsburg, California.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “Confused over Christ” based on St. John 7.

CONFIRMATION CLASS – The classes will begin next Thursday, September 20th from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. They will be studying the six chief parts of Christian doctrine during the year with the booklet title, “Getting Closer to God.”.

JESUS CLUB – Their next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 27th from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Come and bring your friends and neighbors. If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1st through December 31st, 2018 are available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 3:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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September 9, 2018

“Ephphatha – Be Opened!”

Mark 7:31-37

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Elder – Basil Turner

Lector – Alec Seaman

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Dylan Yamaguchi

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

Worship Leader – Beverly Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Daryl and Niki Yamaguchi in loving memory of Daryl’s father James Yamaguchi.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic is titled, “Jesus, the Bread of Life” based on St. John 6.

GREETING CARD – Everyone is encouraged to send a card to Diane Menius, who has been staying now at The Lake Retirement Community in Banning, California. Her address: Diane Menius, c/o The Lakes, 5801 Sun Lakes Blvd., Banning, CA 92220.

ANNUAL BUDGET – Just another reminder that on July 29th, the Voter’s Assembly adopted an new budget for 2018-19 of $98,902.60 with a needed average giving of $2,247.78 per week. Please keep our church in your prayers as you give of your tithes or offerings to the ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ at SITP. Thank you!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are still available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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September 3, 2018

“Put on the whole armor of God!”

Mark 7:14-23

Ephesians 6:10-20

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Lector – Carolyn Parsons

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter & Joan Drury

Worship Leader – Beverly Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Joan Horne for all the volunteers who labor for the Lord at SITP and make it a wonderful church.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:000 a.m. The next topic is titled, “Deity on Trial” based on St. John 5.

APPRECIATION – Isonia Lautenshchleiger, Ruth’s sister, would like to thank everyone for their thoughtful prayers and intercessions during her long illness. By the grace of God she is doing much better now!

GREETING CARD – Everyone is encouraged to send a card to Diane Menius, who has been staying now at The Lake Retirement Community in Banning, California. Her address: Diane Menius, c/o The Lakes, 5801 Sun Lakes Blvd., Banning, CA 92220.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are still available in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Potluck & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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August 26, 2018

“Christ breaks tradition!”

Mark 7:1-13

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Guest Pastor – Rev. Daniel Holm

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Lector – Sarah Hoefer

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Basil and Virginia Turner on the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

APPRECIATION – We want to thank The Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto for serving as the guest pastor during our service today at 9:00 a.m. We wish him and his family God’s blessings in his ministry!

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz have been on vacation since last Monday, August 20th. They will be back again next Tuesday, August 28th.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are available today in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Guest Pastor: Rev. Daniel Holm

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s Restaurant, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Potluck & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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August 19, 2018

“Do you want to go away as well?”

John 6:51-69

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Lector – Maria Sanchez

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Scott Allen & Astacia Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Minor and Leoma Smith on the occasion of their 30th wedding anniversary. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

GUEST PASTOR – The Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto will be preaching again at Shepherd In The Pines next Sunday, August 26th during our worship service at 9:00 a.m.

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz will be on vacation during the next week from August 20th through August 27th. In case of an emergency, please contact one of the members of the Board of Elders.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are available today in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

NO Bible Class at Denny’s this week

NEXT SUNDAY

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Guest Pastor: Rev. Daniel Holm

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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August 12, 2018

“Be kind to one another, forgiving one another!”

John 6:35-51

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Bob Calabrese

Lector – Janice Calabrese

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Scott Allen & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Eddie and Ursula Jimison on the occasion of the birthday of their daughter Lesa Leiran. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ANNUAL BUDGET – On Sunday, July 29th, the Voters’ Assembly adopted a new budget for 2018-2019 in the total amount of $98,902.60 with a needed average giving of $8,991.15 per month. Please keep our church in your prayers as you give of your tithe or offering to the Lord. St. Paul writes, “Each person should give what the have decided in their heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Corinthians 9:7)

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The second lesson on the Gospel of St. John is titled, “Starting Over” based on John 3.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are available today in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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August 5, 2018

“I Am the Bread of Life!”

John 6:22-35

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Elder – Basil Turner

Lector – Beverly Grabe

Children’s Message – Sam, the Shepherd

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Dylan Yamaguchi & Astacia Scott

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by George and Beverly Grabe on the occasion of Beverly’s birthday; and, Bob and Janice Calabrese on the occasion of Janice’s birthday. Congratulations!

ANNUAL BUDGET – Last Sunday the Voters’ Assembly adopted a new budget for 2018-2019 in the total amount of $98,902.60 with a needed average giving of $8,991.15 per month. Please keep our church in your prayers as you give of your tithe or offering to the Lord. St. Paul writes, “Each person should give what the have decided in their heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” (2 Corinthians 9:7)

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The second lesson on the Gospel of St. John is titled, “Signs of God” based on John 2.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are available today in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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July 29, 2018

“Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid!”

Mark 6:45-56

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Lector – Sarah Hoefer

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Rylee Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS –The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Joan Drury in thanksgiving to all the members of Shepherd In The Pines for their prayers, cards and phone calls during her two surgeries and physical recovery.

MEMORIAL SERVICE – The service in loving memory of Christine Norman will be held next Saturday, August 4th at 1:30 p.m. at the Big Bear Lake Convention Center. The members of Shepherd In The Pines are invited to attend the service.

VOTERS’ ASSEMBLY – The annual meeting of the Voter’s Assembly is scheduled for today at 11:00 a.m. The voters will consider and adopt a new budget or 2018-2019.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class again next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. They will begin with the study of the Gospel of St. John. The first lesson is titled, “Encountering the Word” based on John 1.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are available today in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Voters’ Assembly, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

SATURDAY

Memorial Service at the Convention Center, 1:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

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July 22, 2018

“Come away to a desolate place and rest awhile!”

Mark 6:30-44

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz – on vacation

Liturgist – Elder Basil Turner

Homily – Elder Bob Calabrese

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Martin Gubrud on the occasion of the birthday of his sister Cindy. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

APPRECIATION – We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Elders, Bob Calabrese and Basil Turner, for leading the worship service today at 9:00 a.m.

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz have been on vacation since July 9th. They will be back again on Wednesday, July 23rd. In case of emergency, please contact one of the members of the Board of Elders.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are available today in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

No Bible Class at Denny’s

NEXT SUNDAY

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Voter’s Assembly, 11:00 a.m.

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July 15, 2018

“The Cost of a Prophet!”

Mark 6:14-29

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz – on vacation

Guest Pastor – Rev. Daniel Holm

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to glory and honor of God by Mary Thomas on the occasion of the 85th birthday of her mother Joan Horner. Congratulations and God’s richest blessings!

APPRECIATION – We want to thank The Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto for serving as the guest pastor during our service today at 9:00 a.m. We wish him and his family God’s blessings in his ministry!

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz have been on vacation since July 9th. They will be back again on July 23rd. In case of emergency, please contact one of the members of the Board of Elders.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from july 1 through September 30, 2018 are available today in the narthex. Please take a copy home for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

June 24, 2018

“He will be called the prophet of the Most High!”

Luke 1:57-80

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Robert Calabrese

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Pat Hughes

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Rylee Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a home church, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to glory and honor of God by Russell & Sharon Teeter on the occasion of their 41st wedding Anniversary. Congratulations and God’s richest blessings!

PROMOTION – Gunner Seaman has completed Kindergarten and will be attending the 1st grade at the Elementary School in Big Bear Lake. Congratulations!

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – The adult Bible class will not be held next Thursday due to the Vacation Bible School and the Pacific Southwest District Convention. The class will resume again on the following Thursday, July 5th at 11:00 a.m.

VOTERS’ ASSEMBLY – The annual meeting of the voters’ assembly has been scheduled for next Sunday, July 1 at 11:30 a.m. The voters will be asked to consider and approve a new budget for 2018-19. Mark this date on your calendar!

INSTALLATION – The following VBS volunteers will be installed during the service: Cory Seaman & Barbara Carter, Bible Study; Jennifer Seaman & Niki Yamaguchi, Crafts; Jamie Allen & Payden Seaman, Games; Janice Calabrese & Rylee Seaman, Music; Donna LaVoire, Virginia Turner & Ursela Jimison, Snacks; Sarah Hoefer & Grace Seaman, Pre-K; Raejean Danielson, Barbara Carter, Sarah Hoefer & Rylee Seaman, Registration; Leoma Smith, Sunday School Superintendent; Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director; Pastor Reimnitz, Sam the Shepherd & Janice Calabrese, Opening & Closing Devotions.

VBS REGISTRATION – It is time to register your children. Forms are available after the worship service today. Vacation Bible School begins tomorrow and ends on Friday of this week and will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” Any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

THANK YOU – We want to say thank you again to everyone who donated and purchased baking goods on Sunday, June 10th to help defray the cost and expenses for the 2018 Vacation Bible School. The bake sale raised a total of $363.50.

DISTRICT CONVENTION – The 45th Pacific Southwest District Convention of The LCMS will be held next week from Wednesday through Friday (June 27-29) at The Hotel at Jamboree Center, Irvine. The theme: “Rejoicing with the Nations” (Revelation 7:9-10). Pastor Elroi Reimnitz will be serving as the pastoral delegate and Beverly Grabe as the lay delegate from our congregation. Pastor Reimnitz has also been nominated by the Pacific Southwest District Nominating Committee as a candidate to the Board of Regents of Concordia University Irvine (CUI).

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz will be on vacation during two weeks from July 9th through July 23rd. In case of emergency, please contact one of the members of the Board of Elders.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – The new copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1 through September 30, 2018 are available today in the narthex. Take a copy with you for you and your family.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

MON-FRIDAY

Vacation Bible School, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

WED-FRIDAY

Pacific Southwest District Convention, , 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Potluck & Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

Voters’ Assembly, 11:30 a.m.

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Fathers’ Day

June 18, 2018

“Honor Your Father!”

Mark 4:26-34

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Scott Allen

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Dylan Yamaguchi

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to glory and honor of God by Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz on the occasion of Ruth’s birthday; Kristeen’s birthday; Pastor’s birthday; Father’s Day; and, their 45th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 16, 1973 at the chapel of Concordia Seminary in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Congratulations and God’s riches blessings!

PROMOTION – Congratulations to Payden Seaman who has completed the 8th grade at Big Bear Middle School and Astacia Allen who has completed the 6th grade at Baldwin Lane Elementary School in Sugarloaf.

THANK YOU – We want to thank everyone who donated and purchased baked goods last Sunday to help defray the cost and expenses for the 2018 Vacation Bible School (VBS). The bake sale raised a total of $358.50.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on Thursday at the Denny’s Restaurant at 11:00 a.m. The topic is “Reflecting the Word” based on 2 Corinthians 3.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Please take a copy of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. They are available in the narthex.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Church Council, 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

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Third Sunday after Pentecost

June 10, 2018

“He is out of His mind!”

Mark 3:20-35

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Carolyn Parsons

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

BAKE SALE – The bake sale will be held immediately after the worship service today at 10:30 a.m. to help defray the cost and expenses for the 2018 Vacation Bible School (VBS). Thank you for your donation and support!

VBS REGISTRATION – It is time to register your children. Forms are available after the worship service today. Vacation Bible School will be held during the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on Thursday at the Denny’s Restaurant at 11:00 a.m. The topic is “Passing the Word On” based on Deuteronomy 6:1-9.

CHURCH WORK DAY – We want to thank everyone who helped yesterday with the cleaning of the back storage room and the abatement of the weeds. The words of Jesus: “Well done, good and faithful servant.” (Matthew 25:21)

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Please take a copy of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. They are available in the narthex.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Third Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Bake Sale & Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

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Second Sunday after Pentecost

June 3, 2018

“Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy!”

Mark 2:23-28

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaViore

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Daryl and Niki Yamaguchi on the occasion of the promotion of their daughters Tyler to the 2nd grade and Dylan to the 5th grade. Congratulations!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on Thursday at the Denny’s Restaurant at 11:00 a.m. The topic is “Strengthened by the Word” based on Joshua 1:1-9.

VBS MEETING – All Volunteers are asked to attend the meeting tomorrow, June 4th at 4:30 p.m. here at the church to review the schedule, planning and training materials.

CHURCH WORK DAY – Everyone is encouraged to help us next Saturday, June 9th from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon, especially with the storage room inside of the church and the weeds outside of the church. A sign-up sheet is available in the narthex.

BAKE SALE – Everyone is encouraged to donate baking goods to help defray the cost and expenses for the 2018 Vacation Bible School (VBS). The bake sale will be held next Sunday, June 10th immediately after the communion service at 10:30 a.m.

JESUS CLUB – We had 10 children in attendance last Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. They watched a video, “The King Is Born,” completed a Bible lesson and a project and played games.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS will be held during the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark this date on your calendar now!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Please take a copy of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. They are available in the narthex.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Second Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

MONDAY

VBS Meeting, 4:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

SATURDAY

Church Work Day, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

NEXT SUNDAY

Third Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Bake Sale & Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

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The Holy Trinity

May 27, 2018

“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts!”

John 3:1-17

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Alec Seaman

Crucifer – Ondalynn Seaman

Bible Bearer – Scott Allen

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Dylan Yamaguchi

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by George and Beverly Grabe on the occasion of their 52nd wedding anniversary and the 8th birthday of their granddaughter Zoe. Congratulations!

ADULT BIBLE CLASSES – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class at the Denny’s Restaurant at 11:00 a.m. Next Thursday’s topic is “Guided by the Word” based on Psalm 119:97-108.

BAKE SALE – Everyone is encouraged to donate baking goods to help defray the cost and expenses for the 2018 Vacation Bible School (VBS). The bake sale will be held on Sunday, June 10th immediately after the communion service at 10:30 a.m.

JESUS CLUB – We had 10 children in attendance last Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. They watched a video, “The King Is Born,” completed a Bible lesson and a project and played games.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS will be held during the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark this date on your calendar now!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Please take a copy of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. They are available in the narthex.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

The Holy Trinity, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

MONDAY

Memorial Day

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Second Sunday after Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

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The Day of Pentecost

May 20, 2018

“They were all filled with the Holy Spirit!”

John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Bob Calabrese

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Janice Calabrese

Crucifer – Payden Seaman

Bible Bearer – Rylee Seaman

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Ondalynn Seaman

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russell Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Bob and Janice Calabrese on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on May 18, 1968 at Christ Lutheran Church in San Pedro, California. Congratulations and God’s richest blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASSES – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. with today’s topic, “Greatness Through Humility” based on Mark 10:32-45. Next Thursday’s topic at the Denny’s Restaurant at 11:00 a.m. is “Knowing the Mind of Christ” based on 1 Corinthians 2:6-16.

JESUS CLUB – They are meeting again next Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. This month they will begin with the life and ministry of Jesus. The first topic, “The King Is Born.”

BAKE SALE – Everyone is encouraged to donate baking goods to help defray the cost and expenses for the 2018 Vacation Bible School (VBS). The bake sale will be held on Sunday, June 10th immediately after the communion service at 10:30 a.m..

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS will be held during the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark this date on your calendar now!

DIAPER CHANGING TABLE – It has been installed in the Sunday School room. A special thank you to Paul and Debbie Bernardo for their donation to the church.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Please take a copy of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. They are available in the narthex.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

The Day of Pentecost, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Adult Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Jesus Club Ministry, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Holy Trinity Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

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Seventh Sunday of Easter

May 13, 2018

“Love and Honor Your Mother!”

John 17:11b-19

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sarah Hoefer

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

Choraliers Director – Diane Costley

Soloist – Colby Allen

Choraliers – Sunday School Youth & Children

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Minor and Leoma Smith on the occasion of Minor’s 56th birthday. Congratulations and God’s richest blessings!

BAKE SALE – Everyone is encouraged to donate baking goods to help defray the cost and expenses for the 2018 Vacation Bible School (VBS). The bake sale will be held on Sunday, June 10th immediately after the communion service at 10:30 a.m..

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS will be held during the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark this date on your calendar now!

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class at the Denny’s Restaurant at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Gathering Around the Word” based on Acts 2:42-47.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Please take a copy of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. They are available in the narthex.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Seventh Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Ascension Sunday & Mother’s Day

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

No Sunday School or Adult Bible Class

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Pentecost Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Adult Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 6, 2018

“I chose you and appointed you that you should bear fruit!”

John 15:9-17

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Alec Seaman

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Payden Seaman

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Linda Rigg in loving memory of her two nieces, Bronwen Fox and Tami Lacocer.

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Using Your Spiritual Gifts” based on 1 Corinthians 12:4-26.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class at the Denny’s Restaurant at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Applying the Word” based on Matthew 13:1-23.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled for the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark the dates for the Jesus Club and VBS on your calendar now!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Please take a copy of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. They are available in the narthex.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Sixth Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Adult Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Seventh Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Mother’s Day

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Adult Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

April 29, 2018

“If God so loved us, we ought to love one another!”

John 15:1-8

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Robert Calabrese

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Leoma Smith

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Scott Allen & Astacia Allen

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – The meeting will be held today after the fellowship at 11:00 a.m. An updated report on the Annual Budget will be presented by the Treasurer and Financial Secretary. Everyone is encouraged to stay and attend this special meeting.

JESUS CLUB – We had 7 children in attendance last Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. They watched a video on the Lord’s Prayer, completed a Bible lesson and a project and played games. The next meeting is scheduled for the last Thursday of the month on May 24th at 3:30 p.m. Mark this date on your calendar.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled for the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark the dates for the Jesus Club and VBS on your calendar now!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Please take a copy of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. They are available in the narthex.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fifth Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Voter’s Assembly, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Board of Elders, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Sixth Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Adult Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Fourth Sunday of Easter

April 22, 2018

“The Good Shepherd’s Sacrifice!”

Luke 10:11-18

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Guest Pastor Daniel Holm

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Bev Grabe

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Minor and Leoma on the occasion of the birthday of their son Travis Smith. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

APPRECIATION – We want to thank the Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto for serving as the guest pastor during our service today at 9:00 a.m. We wish him and his family God’s blessings in his ministry!

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz have been on vacation since April 17th visiting their family in Alexandria, Virginia. They will be back again on Tuesday, April 24th.

JESUS CLUB – We are planning a children’s ministry club with the first meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 26th from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Come, join us and bring your friends and neighbors. Any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled for the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark the dates for the Jesus Club and VBS on your calendar now!

CHURCH COUNCIL – The next meeting has been scheduled for next Thursday, April 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – All members are encouraged to attend the annual Voter’s Assembly meeting next Sunday, April 29th after the service at 11:00 a.m.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fourth Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Jesus Club, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Church Council, 6:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fifth Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Voter’s Assembly, 11:00 a.m.

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Third Sunday of Easter

April 15, 2018

“Why are you troubled? Touch Me, and see!”

Luke 24:36-49

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Carolyn Parsons

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Ondalynn Seaman

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Roger and Donna LaVoire on the occasion of their 45th wedding anniversary yesterday. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

GUEST SPEAKER – The Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto will be preaching here at SITP Lutheran Church next Sunday, April 22nd during the service at 9:00 a.m.

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz will be on vacation from April 17th through April 24th visiting their family in Alexandria, Virginia.

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Developing a Godly Self-Image” based on Exodus 3:1-15; 4:1-17.

JESUS CLUB – We are planning a children’s ministry club with the first meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 26th from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Come, join us and bring your friends and neighbors. Any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – All teachers and volunteers are invited to attend the VBS meeting tomorrow afternoon in the fellowship hall at 4:30 p.m. VBS has been scheduled for the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark the dates for the Jesus Club and VBS on your calendar now!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Third Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fourth Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

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Second Sunday of Easter

April 8, 2018

“My Lord and my God!”

John 20:19-31

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

GUEST SPEAKER – The Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto will be preaching here at SITP Lutheran Church on Sunday, April 22nd during the service at 9:00 a.m. Mark this date on your calendar!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Serving Others” based on Philippians 2.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Trust God” based on Psalm 25.

JESUS CLUB – We are planning a children’s ministry club with the first meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 26th from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Come, join us and bring your friends and neighbors. Any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – All teachers and volunteers are invited to attend the VBS meeting tomorrow afternoon in the fellowship hall at 4:30 p.m. VBS has been scheduled for the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark the dates for the Jesus Club and VBS on your calendar now!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Second Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

MONDAY

VBS Meeting at church, 4:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Third Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Easter Festival Sunday/The Resurrection of Our Lord

April 1, 2018

“Do not be alarmed. He has risen; He is not here!”

Mark 16:1-8

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Robert Calabrese

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Beverly Grabe

The Crucifer – Dylan Yamaguchi

The Bible Bearer – Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

The Children’s Message – Sam, The Shelpherd

The Choraliers – Sunday School children & youth

The Soloist – Gunner Seaman

The Instrumentalists – Rylee & Payden Seaman

Choraliers Director – Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Joan Horner who is celebrating the 84th anniversary of her baptism on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1934.

APPRECIATION – We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone of you for the total donation in the amount of $276.00 for the Stephany Perez Laid to Rest fund. The family is very grateful to you for your love and generosity!

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Offer Forgiveness” based on John 21.

JESUS CLUB – We are planning a children’s ministry club with the first meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 26th from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Come, join us and bring your friends and neighbors. Any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled for the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark the dates for the Jesus Club and VBS on your calendar now!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Easter Festival Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

First Sunday of Easter, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion

March 25, 2018

“Hosanna to the Son of David!”

Matthew 21:1-11

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Scott L. Allen

The Crucifer – Astacia Allen

The Bible Bearer – Scott Allen

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Payden Seaman

The Choraliers – Sunday School children & youth

The Soloist – Rylee Seaman

Choraliers Director – Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by George and Beverly Grabe on the occasion of the birthdays of George Grabe, Jaime Grabe, Jennifer Grabe and Alli Grabe during the month of March.

APPRECIATION – We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone of you for the total donation in the amount of $276.00 for the Stephany Perez Laid to Rest fund. The family is very grateful to you for your love and generosity!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Showing Compassion” based on Luke 10:25-37.

JESUS CLUB – We are planning a children’s ministry club with the first meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 26th from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Come, join us and bring your friends and neighbors. Any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled for the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme is titled, “Splash Canyon: God’s promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, call Ruth Reimnitz. Mark the dates for the Jesus Club and VBS on your calendar now!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Palm Sunday/Sunday of the Passion, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Maundy Thursday/The Lord’s Supper, 7:00 p.m.

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

FRIDAY

Good Friday/Service of Darkness, 7:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Easter Festival Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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Fifth Sunday in Lent

March 18, 2018

“Jesus offered up prayers with loud cries and tears!”

Mark 10:35-45

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Bob Calabrese

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sara Hoeffer

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leader – Diane Costley

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Raejean Danielson in thanksgiving for her wonderful family!

PALM SUNDAY – Next Sunday we begin to observe the Passion of Jesus with the theme “Are You the King of the Jews?” based on the Gospel of Mark 15:1-47.

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Showing Compassion” based on Luke 10:25-37.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Expect Temptation” based on Genesis 39.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the worship service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fifth Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Palm Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Fourth Sunday in Lent

March 11, 2018

“God loved the world that He gave His only Son!”

John 3:14-21

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Roger LaVoire

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Crucifer – Ondalynn Seaman

Bible Bearer – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Scott Allen & Dylan Yamaguchi

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Children’s Choir – The Choraliers

Choraliers Director – Diane Costley

Worship Leader – Diane Costley

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Roger and Donna LaVoire on the occasion of the baptism of their grandson Everett William LaVoire. Congratulations!

HOLY BAPTISM – Everett William LaVoire, infant son of Roger and Alexandra LaVoire, will be received as a child of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism during the service today. The grandparents are Roger and Donna LaVoire; Jeff and Gayle Welsh; and Michelle LaPointe-Welsh. The godparents are James and Michelle Renick.

RECEPTION – Everyone is invited to join us immediately after the service to celebrate Everett’s baptism as a child of God and an heir of eternal life. A special thank you to Roger and Donna LaVoire for preparing this wonderful reception with the beautiful table cloths, flower arrangements and decorations!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fourth Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Reception & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Church Council, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fifth Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Third Sunday in Lent

March 4, 2018

“Zeal for Your House will consume me!”

John 2:13-22

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Guest Pastor, Daniel Holm

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Carolyn Parsons

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Rylee Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leader – Diane Costley

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Joan Horner in thanksgiving for God’s blessings!

APPRECIATION – We want to thank the Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Rialto for serving as our guest pastor during our service today at 9:00 a.m. We wish him and his family God’s blessings in his ministry!

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz have been on vacation since last Wednesday, February 28th. They will be back again on Tuesday, March 6th.

VACATION BIBLE CLASS – VBS will be held this year during the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. The theme is titled “Splash Canyon: God’s Promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director. Mark these dates on your calendar for your children.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Respect Your Body” based on 1 Corinthians 6:12-20.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. There are still many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the communion service today.

ENVELOPES – The 2018 Offering Envelopes are also available to everyone in the narthex. Please make sure to pick up your box of envelopes today. Thank you.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Third Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Potluck & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fourth Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Second Sunday in Lent

February 25, 2018

“The Son of Man must suffer many things!”

Mark 8:27-38

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

GUEST SPEAKER – The Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Rialto will be preaching at SITP next Sunday, March 4th at 9:00 a.m. Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz will be on vacation during the week of February 28th through March 6th.

VACATION BIBLE CLASS – VBS will be held this year during the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. The theme is titled “Splash Canyon: God’s Promise on Life’s Wild Ride.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director. Mark these dates on your calendar for your children.

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Living Holy Lives” based on Ephesians 4:17 – 5:7.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the communion service today.

ENVELOPES – The 2018 Offering Envelopes are also available to everyone in the narthex. Please make sure to pick up your box of envelopes today. Thank you.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Second Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

MONDAY

VBS Meeting at church, 4:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Third Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Potluck & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

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First Sunday in Lent

February 18, 2018

“God tested Abraham!”

Mark 1:9-15

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Bob Calabrese

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Janice Calabrese

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Dylan Yamaguchi & Scott Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leader – Diane Costley

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Bill Douglas in loving memory of his beloved wife Julie Douglas. Jesus says, “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on. Blessed indeed, that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them.” (Revelation 14:13)

GUEST SPEAKER – The Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Rialto will be preaching at SITP on Sunday, March 4th at 9:00 a.m. Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz will be on vacation during the week of February 28th through March 6th.

VACATION BIBLE CLASS – VBS will be held this year during the week of June 25-29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Mark these dates on your calendar for your children.

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Trusting God” based on Genesis 22:1-9.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Practice Self-Control” based on Judges 16.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the communion service today.

ENVELOPES – The 2018 Offering Envelopes are also available to everyone in the narthex. Please make sure to pick up your box of envelopes today. Thank you.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

First Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Adult Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Second Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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The Transfiguration of Our Lord

February 11, 2018

“How Good, Lord to Be Here!”

Mark 9:2-9

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Roxanne Button

Crucifer – Rylee Seaman

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Justus Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leader – Diane Costley

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Bob and Janice Calabrese on the occasion of Bob’s birthday yesterday and in thanksgiving for God’s gracious healing upon him!

HOLY BAPTISM – Jamie Allen, Astacia Allen, Colby Allen, Kylee Allen and Rainey Allen will be received today as children of God and heirs of eternal life through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. The godparents for the children are Alec Seaman and Brooke Avila. The godparents for Jamie are Shannon and Cory Seaman. Congratulations!

ASH WEDNESDAY – The worship service is scheduled on Wednesday, February 14th at 6:30 p.m. with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper and the Imposition of Ashes. The soup supper sill be held immediately after the service.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the communion service today.

ENVELOPES – The 2018 Offering Envelopes are also available to everyone in the narthex. Please make sure to pick up your box of envelopes today. Thank you.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Transfiguration Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Reception & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

WEDNESDAY

Ash Wednesday & Soup Supper, 6:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

Adult Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

First Sunday in Lent, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

February 4, 2018

“He healed many who were sick and cast our demons!”

Mark 1:29-39

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Robert Calabrese

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Leoma Smith

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Altar Service – Scott Allen

Acolytes – Scott Allen & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Choir School – Diane Costley

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the praise, glory and honor of God by Basil and Virginia Turner on the occasion of Virginia’s birthday on February 7th. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today in the narthex at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic is “Resisting Temptation” based on Genesis 39.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Thursday at Denny’s Restaurant 11:00 a.m. The topic is “Speak Truth” based on Genesis 20.

ASH WEDNESDAY – The worship service is scheduled on Wednesday, February 14th at 6:30 p.m. with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper and the Imposition of Ashes. The soup supper sill be held immediately after the service. Mark this date on your calendar!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the communion service today.

ENVELOPES – The 2018 Offering Envelopes are also available to everyone in the narthex. Please make sure to pick up your box of envelopes today. Thank you.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, 9:00 a.m.

Church Council Meeting, 10:30 a.m.

Potluck & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Adult Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Transfiguration Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Reception & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

January 28, 2018

“Jesus taught with Authority!”

Mark 1:21-28

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sara Button

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

APPRECIATION – The Gifts for Kids & Holiday Giving of Big Bear Valley want to thank our church for the generous donations of toys given to the 18 children during last Christmas. Our donations brought joy to the needy children of the Big Bear Valley!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today in the narthex at 11:00 a.m. with the series titled, “Christian Character.”

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic is “Cultivate Endurance” based on Job 1:1 – 2:10.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new flower calendar for 2018 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the communion service today.

ENVELOPES – The 2018 Offering Envelopes are also available to everyone in the narthex. Please make sure to pick up your box of envelopes toady. Thank you.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Adult Bible Class at the church, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany, 9:00 a.m.

Church Council Meeting, 10:30 a.m.

Potluck & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Third Sunday after Epiphany

January 21, 2018

“Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men!”

Mark 1:14-20

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sarah Hoefer

Altar Service – Astacia Allen

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Scott Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Pat Hughes on the occasion of her birthday on January 25th and the birthday of her daughter Debbie on January 3ats. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today in the narthex at 11:00 a.m. with the series titled, “Christian Character.” Today’s topic is “Acknowledging Jesus as Lord” based on Colossians 1:15-23.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with series titled, “Integrity, Living the Truth.” The topic is “Keeping Commitments” based on Hosea 1:1-2:1; 3.

CIRCUIT FORUM – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz was nominated as a candidate for Circuit Visitor of Circuit 16 at the Circuit Forum held last Sunday at Grace Lutheran Church in Rialto. The election for all offices will be held at the next Pacific Southwest District Convention during June 27-29, 2018, in Irvine.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Third Sunday after the Epiphany, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Adult Bible Class at the church, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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Second Sunday after Epiphany

January 14, 2018

“Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit!”

Gospel: John 1:43-51

Epistle: 1 Corinthians 6:12-20

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Mike Button

Altar Service – Justus Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Justus Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz is teaching the class today in the narthex at 11:00 a.m. with the series titled, “Christian Character.” Today’s topic is “Freed to Serve God” based on Romans 3:9-26.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. with series titled, “Integrity, Living the Truth.” The topic is “Imitate Jesus” based on Mark 10:32-45.

CIRCUIT FORUM – The meeting of Circuit 16 of the Pacific Southwest District is scheduled for this afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Rialto.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

Second Sunday after the Epiphany, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

Circuit Forum at Grace in Rialto, 2:00 p.m.

THURSDAY

Adult Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

Elder’s Meeting

NEXT SUNDAY

Third Sunday after Epiphany, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

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The Baptism of Our Lord

First Sunday after Epiphany

January 7, 2018

“You are My beloved Son!”

Mark 1:4-11

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Lector – Roxanne Button

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Astacia Allen

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

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WELCOME – Good morning and welcome in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you are a guest or a visitor, please sign the RED BOOK located in your pew. If you believe in the real presence of the true body and true blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper, you are welcome to attend the Holy Sacrament today. If you are in need of any spiritual counsel or a church home, please contact the pastor during the week at 909-866-8718.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Minor and Leoma Smith on the occasion of the 25th birthday of their son Austin on January 11th. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASSES – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz will resume teaching the Sunday Bible Class on January 14th with the series titled, “Christian Character” and the Thursday Bible Class on January 18th with series titled, “Integrity, Living the Truth.”

CIRCUIT FORUM – The meeting of Circuit 16 of the Pacific Southwest District has been scheduled for next Sunday, January 14th at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Rialto.

CHURCH DIRECTORY – We have published a new directory for the church with your name, address and phone number. Copies are available today in the narthex.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018 are also available in the narthex after the service.

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ALL OF OUR GUESTS ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP AFTER THE SERVICE

FOR COMMUNION: Please note that the lighter wine in the center of the wine tray is alcohol-free wine.

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THE ACTIVITIES OF THE WEEK

TODAY

The Baptism of Our Lord, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Second Sunday after Epiphany, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School & Bible Class, 11:00 a.m.

Circuit Forum at Grace in Rialto, 2:00 p.m.

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