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First Sunday after Christmas

December 31, 2017

“For my eyes have seen Your salvation!”

Luke 2:22-40

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Leoma Smith

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 Daryl and Nicole Yamaguchi on the occasion of the 10th birthday of their daughter Dylan. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

APPRECIATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz would like to thank all the members of Shepherd in The Pines for your partnership in the Gospel during the past year. We look forward to another year filled with many new challenges and opportunities for ministry, as we continue to grow together in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ!

CARD – Joan Drury had surgery recently. If you would like to send her a get-well card, please mail it to her at 2816 East Hillside Avenue, Orange, CA 92867.

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

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

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURDAY

Church Council Meeting, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

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

Fellowship & Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

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Fourth Sunday in Advent

December 24, 2017

“You will bear a son and call His name JESUS!”

Luke 1:26-38

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Lector – Rylee Seaman

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Martin Gubrud during this joyous Christmas season in loving memory of his parents Davis and Margaret Gubrud.

CHRISTMAS – Today, December 24th, we are celebrating the Fourth Sunday in Advent at 9:00 a.m. and the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7:00 p.m. Tomorrow, December 25th, the Christmas Day Festival Service at 10:00 a.m.

NEW YEAR – Next Sunday, December 31st, we are also celebrating the First Sunday After Christmas with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper at 9:00 a.m., as we usher in the new year filled with the hope, peace, joy and love of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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

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

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

MONDAY

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

NEXT SUNDAY

New Year’s Eve – First Sunday after Christmas, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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Third Sunday in Advent

December 17, 2017

John 1:6-8, 19-28

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sarah Hoefer

Choraliers Director – Diane Costley

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Astacia Allen & Dylan Yamaguchi

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.

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 the birthdays of their grandchildren. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

BIRTH – Everett William LaVoire, infant son of Roger and Ali LaVoire, was born last Friday at the Redlands Community Hospital. Congratulations!

CHORALIERS – We want to thank the children and the youth for the beautiful Christmas songs from around the world: Rylee Seaman, Payden Seaman, Ondalynn Seaman, McKenzy Seaman, Gunner Seaman, Grace Seaman, Justus Seaman, Astacia Allen, Scott Allen, Colby Allen, Kylee Allen, Rainy Allen, Dylan Yamaguchi and Tyler Yamaguchi. A special thank you to Diane Costley, Choraliers Director, for her love and dedication.

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

CHRISTMAS – Next Sunday, December 24th, we will celebrate the Fourth Sunday in Advent at 9:00 a.m. and the Christmas Eve Service at 7:00 p.m. On Monday, December 25th, the Christmas Day Service at 10:00 a.m.

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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.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

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

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Christmas Candlelight Service, 7:00 p.m.

CHRISTMAS DAY, Monday, December 25th

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

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Second Sunday in Advent

December 10, 2017

“Prepare the Way of the LORD!”

Mark 1:1-8

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sarah Button

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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Joan Horne as we prepare ourselves to celebrate the birthday of the Christ Child of Bethlehem!

APPRECIATION – We want to thank Alec Seaman for the beautiful steel Advent wreath he designed and manufactured as a gift to the church. The words of Jesus Himself, “Well done, good and faithful servant.” (Matthew 25:21).

THANK YOU – Pastor and Ruth Reimnitz would like to thank the members of Shepherd In The Pines for the beautiful Christmas flowers and the Christmas gift. Your love and thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated by them as we celebrate the birth of our Savior!

CHRISTMAS – On Sunday, December 24th we will celebrate the Fourth Sunday in Advent at 9:00 a.m. and the Christmas Eve Service at 7:00 p.m. On Monday, December 25th, the Christmas Day Service at 10:00 a.m. Mark these dates on your calendar!

POINSETTIAS – If you would like to donate a poinsettia for Christmas in honor or loving memory of a loved one, please sign up in the narthex and have check made payable to the church in the amount of $8.00 per plant. Thank you!

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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

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Church Council, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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First Sunday in Advent

December 3, 2017

“Wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ!”

Mark 11:1-10

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Justus Seaman

Acolytes – Justus Seaman & Grace 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Eddie and Ursula Jimison for God’s many gifts and blessings!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “The Law of Love” based on Galatians 6:1-10.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class at the church in the fellowship hall next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Children, Parents, Slave, Masters” based on Ephesians 6:1-9.

POINSETTIAS – If you would like to donate a poinsettia for Christmas in honor or loving memory of a loved one, please sign up in the narthex and have check made payable to the church in the amount of $8.00 per plant. Thank you!

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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

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Potluck & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Advent Litany Service, 6:30 p.m.

Soup Supper, 7:00 p.m.

THURSDAY

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

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Last Sunday of the Church Year

November 26, 2017

“Jesus will separate people one from another!”

Matthew 25:31-46

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Ann Beilby

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Astacia Allen

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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Mike, Roxanne and Sara Button on the occasion of the 21st birthday of their daughter and sister Constance Button. Congratulations and God’s blessing!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Living by the Spirit” based on Galatians 5:13-26

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class at the church in the fellowship hall next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Wives and Husbands” based on Ephesians 5:21-33.

CHRISTMAS – On Sunday, December 24th we will celebrate the Fourth Sunday in Advent at 9:00 a.m. and the Christmas Eve Service at 7:00 p.m. On Monday, December 25th the Christmas Day Service at is at 10:00 a.m. Mark these dates on your calendar!

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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

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

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

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Potluck & Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

November 19, 2017

“Encourage and build one another up!”

Matthew 25:14-30

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Carolyn Parson

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

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 Rick, Job, Luke and Sarah Hoefer in loving memory of their beloved wife and mother Laura Hoefer. Jesus says, “Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord henceforth, that they will rest from their labors, for their works follow them!” (Revelation 14:13)

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “A Severe Warning” based on Galatians 5:2-12

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – The worship service will be held next Thursday on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 at 10:00 a.m. with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. The Psalmist says, “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love endures forever.” (Psalm 107:1)

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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

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Thanksgiving Service, 10:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

November 13, 2017

“Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour!”

Matthew 25:1-13

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Luke Hoefer

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Dylan Yamaguchi & 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Chuck and Mary Thomas on the occasion of the birthday of their granddaughter Addison. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Do-It-Yourself Religion” based on Galatians 4:21-51

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class at Denny’s Restaurant next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Live in Love, Live in Light” based on Ephesians 5:1-21.

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – The service has been scheduled on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 at 10:00 a.m. with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. Mark this date on your calendar!

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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

Communion Sunday, 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.

Board of Elders, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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All Saints’ Sunday

November 5, 2017

“Rejoice and Be Glad, for Your Reward is Great in Heaven!”

Matthew 5:1-12

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Morgan Seaman

Crucifer – Payden Seaman

Bible Bearer – Rylee Seaman

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Christ Candle – Justus Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Grace Seaman

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Altar Guild – Sharon Teeter & Russel 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Ed and Ursula Jimison for the many blessings received from God!

SYMPATHY – We extend our Christian sympathy to Cory Seaman and her family at the loss of her beloved grandmother Dorothy Williams. A memorial service was held last Tuesday, October 31 at the Bear Valley Community Hospital in Big Bear Lake.

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “The Joys of Growing Up” based on Galatians 4:1-20

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class at Denny’s Restaurant next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Something Old, Something New” based on Ephesians 4:17-32.

THANKSGIVING SERVICE – The service has been scheduled to be held on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 at 10:00 a.m. with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. Mark this date on your calendar!

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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.

Potluck and 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

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Reformation Sunday

October 29, 2017

“It’s Still All About Jesus!”

John 8:31-36

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Bob Calabrese

Crucifer – Rylee Seaman

Bible Bearer – Payden Seaman

Altar Service – Grace Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Justus Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon Teeter & Russel Teeter

Flower Bearers – Ondalynn Seaman & Dylan Yamaguchi

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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 our congregation at Shepherd in the Pines Lutheran Church as we celebrate with joy, praise and thanksgiving the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.

WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on Ephesians at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m.

500th ANNIVERSARY – We are celebrating 500 years of the Lutheran Reformation during the service at 9:00 a.m. The theme: “Reformation 2017 – It’s Still all About Jesus!” A special reception will be hosted by the Anniversary Committee immediately after the service in the fellowship hall at 10:30 a.m.

JOINT CIRCUIT SERVICE – Everyone is invited to attend the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto this Sunday, October 29th, at 3:00 p.m.

APPRECIATION – We would like to thank the following members of the 500th Anniversary Committee: Donna LaVoire, Janice Calabrese, Virginia Turner, Jennifer Seaman, Leoma Smith, Ruth Reimnitz and Beverly Grabe. We also thank those who helped the committee: Pat Hughes, Michelle Renick, Joan Drury, Basil Turner, Bob Calabrese and Chris Cook; and, thank you to the children who made the Lutheran Rose for the table centerpieces: Rylee, Payden, Ondalynn, McKenzie and Gunner Seaman: Grace and Justus Seaman; Dylan and Tyler Yamaguchi. “Well done, good and faithful servant!” (Matthew 25:21a)

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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, 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, 9:00 a.m.

Special Anniversary Reception, 10:30 a.m.

Joint Circuit Service at Grace in Rialto, 3:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

All Saints’ Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship – POTLUCK, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

October 22, 2017

“Render the things to Caesar and the things to God!”

Matthew 22:15-22

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Bev Grabe

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Dylan Yamaguchi

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.

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 on the 61st wedding anniversary of Bill and Ina Smith. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Exposing Our Needs” based on Galatians 3:15-29.

WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on Ephesians at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic “Prisoner and Preacher” based on Ephesians 3:1-22.

500th ANNIVERSARY – We are celebrating 500 years of the Lutheran Reformation next Sunday aaat 9:00 a.m. The theme: “Reformation 2017 – It’s Still all About Jesus!” A special reception will be hosted by the Anniversary Committee immediately after the service in the fellowship hall at 10:30 a.m.

JOINT CIRCUIT SERVICE – Everyone is invited to attend the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto next Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

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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

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Sunday, 9:00 a.m.

500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Special Anniversary Reception, 10:30 a.m.

Joint Circuit Service at Grace in Rialto, 3:00 p.m.

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Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

October 15, 2017

“Do not be anxious about anything!”

Philippians 4:4-13

Matthew 22:1-14

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by George and Beverly Grabe in praise and thanksgiving to God!

APPRECIATION – We would like to thank Ruth Reimnitz for designing and sewing the pennants in the center isle and three banners in the sanctuary for the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation on October 29th. Sola Fide, Sola Gratia and Sola Scriptura.

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Why God Accepts Us” based on Galatians 3:1-14.

WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on Ephesians at Denny’s at 11:00 a.m. The next topic “We Are One” based on Ephesians 2:11-22.

ALL SAINTS’ PARTY – All the children and youth are invited to attend this special party at the residence of Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz at 441 E. Mountain View Blvd. in Big Bear City, October 21st from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m..

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 are now available in the narthex. Please take a copy 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

SATURDAY

All Saint’s Party, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

October 8, 2017

“Jesus’ Kingdom and Authority!”

Matthew 21:33-46

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Janice Calabrese

Altar Service – Grace Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Justus 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God on the occasion of the wedding anniversary of Eddie and Ursula Jimison on October 3rd and Tanya Matthews on October 8th. Congratulations and God’s richest blessings!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic, “Accepting Others” based on Galatians 2:11-21.

WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on Ephesians at the church at 11:00 a.m. The next topic “Amazing Grace” based on Ephesians 2:1-10.

JOINT CIRCUIT SERVICE – Everyone is invited to attend the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation on Sunday, October 29th at 3:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Rialto. If you are planning to attend, a sign-up sheet is available after the service in the narthex.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 are now available in the narthex. Please take a copy 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Board of Elders’ Meeting, 10:30 a.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Bible Class at Shepherd in the Pines, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

October 1, 2017

“Are My Ways Not Just?”

Matthew 21:23-27

Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Bob Calabrese

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Dylan Yamaguchi & 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Broc and Morgan Seaman on the occasion of the birthdays of Grace Seaman, Rylee Seaman Brock Seaman and Shannon Seaman during the month of October. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

500th ANNIVERSARY – Come and join us for the Service of Celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation on Sunday, October 29th at 9:00 a.m. A special reception will be hosted by the ladies immediately after the service at 10:30 a.m..

WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on Ephesians at 11:00 a.m. The next topic “I Keep Asking” based on Ephesians 1:15-23.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 are also still 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

Church Council Meeting, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

WEDNESDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Ladies Meeting at Ruth’s Place, 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 24, 2017

“The last will be first, and the first last!”

Matthew 20:1-16

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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 – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Ondalynn Seaman

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 the birthday of her daughter Brenda. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class today at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic is titled, “Why Believe the Gospel?” based on Galations 1:11-2:10.

WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz will begin teaching the Epistle to the Ephesians at 11:00 a.m. with the topic “The Purpose of God” based on Ephesians 1:1-14.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 are also still 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Board of Elders, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 17, 2017

“Whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s!”

Matthew 18:21-35

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Bob Calabrese

Altar Service – Justus Seaman

Acolytes – Justus Seaman & Payden 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.

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

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at 11:00 a.m at Denny’s. Next topic is titled, “Good and Bad News” based on Galatians 1:1-10.

WEDNESDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with the topic “Making Others Whole” based on James 5:12-20.

CIRCUIT MEETING – Pastor Reimnitz will be attending the Pastors’ Circuit Meeting on Thursday at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto at 1:00 p.m.

MOVIE – First Lutheran Church, Lake Elsinore is hosting a movie night next Thursday, September 21st at 6:30 p.m. at Edwards Temecula Stadium 15 (40750 Winchester Road) to show “Martin Luther, The Idea that Changed the World.” If interested, tickets are available at www.tugg.com for $11.00.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from October 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 are also still 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Pastors’ Circuit Meeting at Rialto, 1:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

September 3, 2017

“Take up your cross!”

Matthew 16:21-28

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Guest Pastor – The Rev. Daniel Holm

Associate Pastor, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rialto

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sarah Button

Bible Class – Broc Seaman

Altar Service – Grace Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Justus 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Joan Horner for the many blessings from the Lord Jesus Christ!

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

VACATION – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz are taking time off during August 30th through September 6th. Pastor will be back again next Thursday, September 7th.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class next Thursday at 11:00 a.m at Denny’s. Next topic is titled, “Getting Perspective” based on James 4:11-17.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are also still 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

August 20, 2017

“Great is your faith!”

Matthew 15:21-28

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Bev Grabe

Choir School – Diane Costley

Bible Class – Broc Seaman

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Justus Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leader – 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.

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 29th wedding anniversary. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on the letter of James every Thursday at 11:00 a.m at Denny’s. Next topic is titled, “Getting Perspective” based on James 4:11-17.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are also still 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

August 13, 2017

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

Matthew 15:22-33

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Roxanne Button

Altar Service – Grace Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Grace Seaman

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 George and Bev Grabe on the occasion of Bev’s birthday and the birthdays of their daughter-in-law Martha Grabe and Bev’s sainted mother Irene Hartman. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on the letter of James every Thursday at 11:00 a.m at Denny’s. Next topic is titled, “Makers and Breakers of Peace” based on James 3:13-4:10.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are also still 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

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Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

August 6, 2017

“They all ate and were satisfied!”

Matthew 14:13-21

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sarah Hoefer

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Justus 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by Lou and Lorna Hatfield on the occasion of the birthday of their daughter Lori Hamilton. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

THANK YOU – We want to thank everyone who helped yesterday with the weed abatement on our church property here at Shepherd In The Pines, “But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15b)

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on the letter of James. Next topic is titled, “On Preventing Forest Fires” based on James 3:1-12

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are available 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Potluck, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

July 30, 2017

“NOTHING shall separate us from the love of Christ!”

Matthew 13:44-52

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Tim Grabe

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Dylan Yamaguchi

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 Annie Beilby and Sharon Teeter for His many blessings!

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on the letter of James. Next topic is titled, “Just Works” based on James 2:14-26

GUEST PASTOR – Rev. Daniel Holm, Associate Pastor of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rialto, Califorinia will preach here at Shepherd In The Pines on Sunday, September 3 at 9:00 a.m. Mark this date on your calendar!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are available 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

Communion Service, 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.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

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

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

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Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

July 23, 2017

“There is no Rock besides Me!”

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

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 Annie Beilby family in gratitude for the Lord’s blessings!

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on the letter of James. Next topic is titled, “Who’s the Judge” based on James 2:1-13

VOTERS’ ASSEMBLY – The annual meeting of the Voters was held on Sunday, July 9th at 11:00 a.m. The voters approved a new fiscal budget for July 2017-2018 in the amount of $108,194.50 with a needed average monthly income of $9,016.21.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are available 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

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Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

July 17, 2017

“He who has ears, let him hear!”

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Morgan Seaman

Altar Service – Justus Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Justus Seaman

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 George and Beverly Grabe on the occasion of the birthdays during July of their grandsons Gavin and Brody. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Broc Seaman will conclude teaching the class today in the narthex at 11:00 a.m. with the study of the book of Psalms, chapters 1 and 2.

THURSDAY BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on the letter of James. Next topic is titled, “Word, Words, Words” based on James 1:19-27

VOTERS’ ASSEMBLY – The annual meeting of the Voters was held last Sunday at 11:00 a.m. The voters approved a new fiscal budget for July 2017-2018 in the amount of $108,194.50 with a needed average monthly income of $9,016.21.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are available 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Vacation Bible School Sunday

July 2, 2017

“Jesus Gathers Us Together!”

Matthew 10:34-42

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

VBS Choir Director – Janice Calabrese

Soloist – Rylee Seaman

The VBS Children’s Choir

Lector – Sharon Teeter

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Rylee 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 glory and honor of God by Bob and Janice Calabrese for the freedom we enjoy in our nation!

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – We want to thank all the VBS teachers, helpers and assistants for a very special VBS during the past week. We had 27 children registered and enrolled. A special thank you to Ruth Riemnitz, VBS Director, for all of her time and talent invested in making this VBS truly a wonderful week for all the children.

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – The annual meeting of the Voter’s Assembly was cancelled last Sunday and re-scheduled for next Sunday, July 9th at 11:00 a.m. The voters will consider the adoption a new budget for 2017-18. Mark this date on your calendar!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are available 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

VBS SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Voter’s Assembly, 11:00 a.m.

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Third Sunday after Pentecost

June 25, 2017

“Endure the Cross!”

Matthew 10:5a, 21-33

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Luke Hoefer

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Justus Seaman

Worship Leader – 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 Russ and Sharon Teeter on the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – Due to the electrical power outage during the past week, the annual meeting of the Voter’s Assembly has been cancelled and postponed to Sunday, July 9th at 11:00 a.m. The voters will consider the adoption a new budget for 2017-18.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS will be held this coming week during June 26-30, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934. The registration fee is $15 per child to help defray the cost for VBS materials!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The flower calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are still several open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $35 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from July 1, 2017 through September 30, 2017 are available 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

MONDAY-FRIDAY

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

NEXT SUNDAY

VBS Sunday

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Father’s Day

Second Sunday after Pentecost

June 18, 2017

“Honor Your Father!”

Matthew 9:35-10:8

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons & Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Carolyn Parsons

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Grace Seaman

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Adult Bible Class – Broc Seaman

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 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 44th wedding anniversary during the month of June. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

GRADUATION – Congratulations to Jessie Grabe and Nicholas Renick on their graduation from Big Bear High School; Rylee Seaman from Big Bear Middle School; and Brooklyn Perry from Mayfair Middle School in Bellflower. Congratulations also to Grace Seaman on the completion of the 6th grade at North Shore Elementary School in Big Bear Lake and begins attending Big Bear Middle School. God’s blessings!

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled this year for the week of June 26-30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934. The registration fee is $15 per child to help defray the cost for VBS materials!

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – The annual meeting of the members of the Voter’s Assembly has been scheduled for Sunday, June 25th at 11:00 a.m. The members will consider the adoption of the annual proposed budget for 2017-18. Mark this date on your calendar!

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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

Father’s Day

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Voter’s Assembly, 11:00 a.m.

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THE HOLY TRINITY

First Sunday after Pentecost

June 11, 2017

“The One True God!”

Matthew 28:16-20

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Alec Seaman

Crucifer – Rylee Seaman

Bible Bearer – Payden Seaman

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Dylan Yamaguchi

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 Mike, Roxanne, Sarah and Constance Button on the occasion of the birthday of their mother and grandmother Carmen Escobar. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Broc Seaman is teaching the class every Sunday in the narthex at 11:00 a.m. He will continue with the topic: “The Bible in Miniature: Psalm 1-2.”

THANK YOU – We want to thank everyone for their financial support last Sunday to help defray VBS costs. We received a total of $506.50 in donations for the bake sale.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled this year for the week of June 26-30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934.

VBS MEETING – It is scheduled on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Ruth’s residence in BBC.

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – The annual meeting of the members of the Voter’s Assembly has been scheduled for Sunday, June 25th at 11:00 a.m. Mark this date on your calendar!

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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

HOLY TRINITY SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

VBS Meeting, 5:30 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Father’s Day

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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The Day of Pentecost

June 4, 2017

“Are we also filled with the Holy Spirit?”

John 7:37-39

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Tim Grabe

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Bev Grabe

Crucifer – Justus Seaman

Bible Bearer – Grace Seaman

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & 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 Alec and Jennifer Seaman on the occasion of the birthday of their son Payden Seaman. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Broc Seaman will begin teaching the class every Sunday in the narthex at 11:00 a.m. Today’s topic: “The Bible in Miniature: Psalm 1-2.”

BAKE SALE – Everyone is encouraged to purchase baked goods after the service today to help defray VBS expenses. Thank you for your help and financial support!

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled this year for the week of June 26-30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934.

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – The annual meeting of the members of the Voter’s Assembly has been scheduled for Sunday, June 25th at 11:00 a.m. Mark this date on your calendar!

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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

PENTECOST SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Bake Sale, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

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

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

HOLY TRINITY SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Seventh Sunday of Easter

Ascension Sunday

May 28, 2017

“Why do you stand here looking into the sky?”

John 17:1-11

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Leoma Smith

Altar Service – Grace Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Justus 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 George and Bev Grabe on the occasion of their 51st wedding anniversary. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class with today’s lesson titled, “The Wise and Foolish Virgins” based on the Gospel of Matthew 24:36-25:13.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled this year for the week of June 26-30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934. The registration cost is $15. Mark this date on your calendar!

BAKE SALE – Everyone is encouraged to bring baked cakes and cookies next Sunday to help defray VBS expenses. The bake sale will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please call Donna LaVoire for more details and information.

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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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church 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, 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Pentecost Sunday

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

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

Bake Sale, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 21, 2017

“I Will Not Leave You as Orphans!”

John 14:15-21

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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 – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Rylee Seaman

Worship Leader – Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Bible Class – Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

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 glory and honor of God by Leoma Smith on the occasion of the birthday of her husband Minor Smith. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class with today’s lesson titled, “Parables of Money & Self-Worth” based on the Gospel of Matthew 19:16-20:16.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The next topic “Character Test” based on John 18:28-19:16.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled this year for the week of June 26-30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934. The registration cost is $15. Mark this date on your calendar!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 are available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 14, 2017

“Love and Honor Your Mother!”

John 14:1-14

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Luke Hoefer

Altar Service – Grace Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Ondalynn Seaman

Choraliers – Sunday School 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 Nickie Ruhl for all the blessings received from the Lord!

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The next topic “Trial & Trust” based on John 18:1-17.

VIDEO – Sharon Teeter will be showing “Guess Who’s Coming to Bethlehem,” a video of last Christmas’ children’s Christmas play, on Sunday, May 21st at 10:45 a.m. during the fellowship hour.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled this year for the week of June 26-30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934. The registration cost is $15. Mark this date on your calendar!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 are available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Christmas Play Video, 10:45 a.m.

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

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Fourth Sunday of Easter

May 7, 2017

“I Am the Door of the Sheep!”

John 10:1-10

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Tim Grabe

Tray & Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Justus Seaman

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Choir School – Diane Costley

Bible Class – Pastor Reimnitz

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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 Basil and Virginia Turner on the occasion of Basil’s birthday; and by Roger and Donna LaVoire on the occasion of the baptism of their granddaughter Ellerie LaVoire.

HOLY BAPTISM – Ellerie Jewel LaVoire, infant daughter 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 Welsch; and, Michelle Welsch. The godparents are Randolph and Jennifer Fenwick. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

VIDEO – Sharon Teeter will be showing “Guess Who’s Coming to Bethlehem,” a video of last Christmas’ children’s Christmas play, on Sunday, May 21st at 10:45 a.m. during the fellowship hour.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled this year for the wee of June 26-30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934. The registration cost is $15. Mark this date on your calendar!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 are available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 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.

Council Meeting, 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Third Sunday of Easter

April 30, 2017

“What Things?”

Luke 24:13-35

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Roger LaVoire

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Lector – Roxanne Button

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Sunday School – Sharon Teeter

Bible Class – Pastor Reimnitz

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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 Broc and Morgan Seaman on the occasion of the birthday of their son Justus Seaman. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching a series titled “Parables of Jesus.” Today’s lesson, “The Wheat and the Weeds” is based on Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Next topic: “Peace in a Time of Trouble” based on John 16:16-33.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS has been scheduled this year for the week of June 26-30, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m. The VBS theme is “Barnyard Roundup.” If you have any questions, please call Ruth Reimnitz, VBS Director at 909-547-0934. The registration cost is $15. Mark this date on your calendar!

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 are available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Board of Elders, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

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Second Sunday of Easter

April 23, 2017

“My Lord and my God!”

John 20:19-31

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Alec Seaman

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Grace Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Sunday School – Janice Calabrese

Bible Class – Pastor Reimnitz

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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 birthday of their son Travis Smith. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching a series titled “Parables of Jesus.” Today’s lesson, “The Widow and the Judge” is based on Luke 18:1-8.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Next topic: “The Secrets of the Spirit” based on John 16:5-15.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today. The cost is $30 for two flower arrangements.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from April 1, 2017 through June 30, 2017 are available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Fourth Sunday in Lent

March 26, 2017

“I was blind but now I see!”

John 9:1-41

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Mike Button

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Grace Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Sunday School – Sharon Teeter

Bible Class – Pastor Reimnitz

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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 Alec and Jennifer Seaman on the occasion of the birthday of their daughter Ondalynn Seaman. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching a series titled “Parables of Jesus.” Today’s lesson, “The Unforgiving Servant” is based on John 15:1-11.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Next topic: “The Secret of the Vine” based on John 15:1-11.

CONFIRMATION SUNDAY – Grace Seaman and Ondalynn Seaman will make their public confession of faith in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior on Palm Sunday, April 9th during the communion service. Mark this date on your calendar!

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

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

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

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Second Sunday in Lent

March 12, 2017

“God Loved the World!”

John 3:1-7

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Lector – Joan Drury

Altar Service – Justus Seaman

Acolytes – Justus Seaman & Grace Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon & Russ Teeter

Worship Leader – Bev Grabe

Catechism – Broc Seaman

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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 Lou and Lorna Hatfield on the occasion of their wedding anniversary. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching a series titled “Parables of Jesus.” Today’s lesson, “The Good Samaritan” is based on Luke 10:25-37.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Next topic: “A Traitor? Not Me!” based on John 13:18-38.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

No Sunday School or Adult Bible Class

Baptismal Reception, 10:30 a.m.

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First Sunday in Lent

March 5, 2017

“It Is Written!”

Matthew 4:1-11

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Lector – Sarah Hoefer

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Rylee Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon Teeter

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe & Diane Costley

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 glory and honor of God by Bev Grabe on the occasion of the birthdays during the month of March of her husband George, their children Jamie and Jennifer, and their granddaughter Alli. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

MILITARY SERVICE – We want to wish Job Hoefer farewell and Godspeed as he departs for his military service of our nation in the U.S. Air Force at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. God’s richest blessings!

ADULT BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching a series titled “Parables of Jesus.” Today’s lesson, “The ‘Lost’ Parables” is based on Luke 15:1-32.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Next topic: “The Son as a Slave” based on John 13:1-17.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

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

Communion Service, 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.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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The Transfiguration of Our Lord

February 26, 2017

“How Good, Lord, to Be Here!”

Matthew 17:1-9

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Luke Hoefer

Altar Service – Dylan Yamaguchi

Acolytes – Dylan Yamaguchi & Justus Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon 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 Bev Grabe in praise and thanksgiving to the Lord.

CALL – After thoughtful and prayerful consideration, Pastor Elroi Reimnitz has accepted the Divine Call extended to him by the members of the Voter’s Assembly last Sunday, February 19th at 11:00 a.m.

ASH WEDNESDAY – Next Wednesday we begin the Lenten season with the celebration of the Lord’s Supper and the Imposition of Ashes at 6:30 p.m. followed by the soup supper.

SUNDAY SCHOOL AND BIBLE CLASS – Classes will be held again today through Sunday, April 2nd at 11:00. Pastor Reimnitz will begin teaching a series titled “Parables of Jesus.” The first lesson, “Parable of the Sower” is based on Matthew 13:1-23.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is also teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Next topic: “The King’s Last Acts” based on John 12.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

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

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

February 19, 2017

“Be perfect, as Your Heavenly Father is Perfect!”

Matthew 5:38-48

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Mark Gaines

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Grace Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon 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.

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – The Church Council has scheduled a special meeting of the Voter’s Assembly today, February 19th, to consider extending a Divine Call to Pastor Elroi Reimnitz after the church fellowship at 11:00 a.m.

SUNDAY SCHOOL AND BIBLE CLASS – Classes will resume again next Sunday, February 26th through Sunday, April 2nd at 11:00 No classes on Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. The Sunday Bible class will study a Lenten Series titled, “Forgiveness.”

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – They meet every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Parson’s residence in Big Bear Lake. They are studying the topic, “Discipleship.”

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Next topic: “Back from the Dead” based on chapter 11.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

OFFERING ENVELOPES – The new 2017 offering envelopes are also available today for pick-up in the narthex after the 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Voter’s Assembly, 11:00 a.m.

TUESDAY

Women’s Bible Study at Parson’s, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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

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Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

February 12, 2017

“You have heard that it was said to those of old!”

Matthew 5:21-37

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Broc Seaman

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Job Hoefer

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon 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 Bob and Janice Calabrese on the occasion of Bob’s birthday. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

VOTER’S ASSEMBLY – The Church Council has scheduled a special meeting of the Voter’s Assembly to consider extending a Divine Call to Pastor Elroi Reimnitz next Sunday, February 19th after the church fellowship at 11:00 a.m.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – They meet every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Parson’s residence in Big Bear Lake. They are studying the topic, “Discipleship.”

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz is teaching the class on the Gospel of St. John every Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic: “Listening for the Shepherd’s Voice” (John 10).

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

OFFERING ENVELOPES – The new 2017 offering envelopes are also available today for pick-up in the narthex after the 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

TUESDAY

Women’s Bible Study at Parson’s, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Voter’s Assembly, 11:00 a.m.

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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

February 5, 2017

“YOU are the Salt of the Earth and the Light of the World!”

Matthew 5:13-20

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Carolyn Parsons

Altar Service – Grace Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon 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 Basil and Virginia Turner on the occasion of Virginia’s 85th birthday. Congratulations and God’s blessings!

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – They meet every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Parson’s residence in Big Bear Lake. They are studying the topic, “Discipleship.”

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz will continue with the study of the Gospel of St. John next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “A Blind Man Sees the Light” based on John 9.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

OFFERING ENVELOPES – The new 2017 offering envelopes are also available today for pick-up in the narthex after the service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017 are also available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

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

Church Council, 11:00 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

TUESDAY

Women’s Bible Study at Parson’s, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

Church Council, 5:00 p.m.

SATURDAY

Board of Elders, 10:00 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

January 29, 2017

“JESUS went up on the mountain!”

Matthew 5:1-12

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer Player – Pat Hughes

Lector – Bev Grabe

Altar Service – Rylee Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon 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.

ALTAR FLOWERS – The flowers that beautify the altar today are given to the glory and honor of God by the congregation.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – There will be NO Women’s Bible Study this week due the roads not being plowed enough for parking.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz will continue with the study of the Gospel of St. John next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Shine, Jesus, Shine” based on John 8:12-59.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. There are many open dates. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

OFFERING ENVELOPES – The new 2017 offering envelopes are also available today for pick-up in the narthex after the service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017 are also available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Church Council, 11:00 a.m.

Choir School, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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Third Sunday after Epiphany

January 22, 2017

“We Follow CHRIST!”

Matthew 4:12-25

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Lector – Carolyn Parsons

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Payden Seaman & Ondalynn Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon 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.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – There will be NO Women’s Bible Study this week due to the weather.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz will continue with the study of the Gospel of St. John next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Shine, Jesus, Shine” based on John 8:12-59.

CHURCH COUNCIL – The members of the Council are meeting again next Thursday, January 26th at 5:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

OFFERING ENVELOPES – The new 2017 offering envelopes are also available today for pick-up in the narthex after the service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017 are also available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

Church Council, 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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LUTHERANS FOR LIFE SUNDAY

January 15, 2017

“The Lord called me from the womb!”

John 1:29-42a

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Dulcimer – Pat Hughes

Lector – Alec Seaman

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Grace Seaman & Justus Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon 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, honor and praise of God by Mark and Karen Gaines for the many blessings during the past year!

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – They meet every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at the Parson’s residence in Big Bear Lake. They are studying the topic “Discipleship.”

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz will resume with the study of the Gospel of St. John next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Shine, Jesus, Shine” based on John 8:12-59.

CHURCH COUNCIL – The members of the Council are meeting again next Thursday, January 19th at 5:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

OFFERING ENVELOPES – The new 2017 offering envelopes are also available today for pick-up in the narthex after the service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017 are also available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

TUESDAY

Women’s Bible Study at Parson’s, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 4:00 p.m.

Church Council, 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD

January 8, 2017

“We have been baptized into Christ Jesus!”

Matthew 3:13-17

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elders – Gerry Parsons and Brian Edmundson

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Children’s Message – Sam, The Shepherd

Lector – Carolyn Parsons

Altar Service – Ondalynn Seaman

Acolytes – Ondalynn Seaman & Payden Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon Teeter

Worship Leaders – Bev Grabe and 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, honor and praise of God by the congregation for the many blessings from the Lord during the past year and as we begin another year in His name!

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – They will resume again next Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. with the topic titled, “Discipleship.” They meet at the Parson’s residence in Big Bear Lake.

BIBLE CLASS – Pastor Reimnitz will resume with the study of the Gospel of St. John next Thursday at 11:00 a.m. The topic, “Shine, Jesus, Shine” based on John 8:12-59.

CHURCH COUNCIL – The members of the Council are meeting again next Thursday, January 12th at 5:00 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.

FLOWER CALENDAR – The new calendar for 2017 is available in the narthex. Please sign-up as soon as possible after the service today.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017 are also available today after the communion service 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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

TUESDAY

Women’s Bible Study at Parson’s, 11:00 a.m.

THURSDAY

Bible Class at Denny’s, 11:00 a.m.

Church Council, 5:00 p.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School, 11:00 a.m.

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New Year’s Day Service

January 1, 2017

“He was named JESUS!”

Luke 2:21

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Pastor Elroi Reimnitz

Elder – Basil Turner

Organist – Brian Edmundson

Lector – Basil Turner

Altar Service – Payden Seaman

Acolytes – Rylee Seaman & Payden Seaman

Altar Guild – Sharon 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, honor and praise of God by Basil and Virginia Turner wishing all of our church families at Shepherd in the Pines a very blessed and happy New Year!

GREETINGS – Pastor Elroi and Ruth Reimnitz want to wish you and your family a very blessed and happy New Year in 2017.

PORTALS OF PRAYER – Copies of the daily personal devotions from January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017 are also available today after the communion service in the narthex.

TIME OFF – Pastor Reimnitz is taking his days off on Monday and Tuesday of every week.

A PRAYER OF MOSES – “The length of our days is seventy years – or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.” (Psalm 90:10)

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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

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

Circumcision and Name of Jesus

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

NEXT SUNDAY

Communion Service, 9:00 a.m.

The Baptism of Our Lord

Church Fellowship, 10:30 a.m.

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