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1/24/21 Bulletin

The latest information of what is going on at St. Matthew Lutheran Church and School.

One Body with Many Members

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. For the body does not consist of one member but of many. If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell? But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose. If all were a single member, where would the body be? As it is, there are many parts, yet one body. The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.” On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable, and on those parts of the body that we think less honorable we bestow the greater honor, and our unpresentable parts are treated with greater modesty, which our more presentable parts do not require. But God has so composed the body, giving greater honor to the part that lacked it, that there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another. If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.


1 Samuel 16:4-13 (Old Testament Reading)


Gospel Reading Matthew 13:31-33 Epistle Reading 1 Corinthians 6:12-20

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Memorials were given in loving memory of Leroy McDaniel by Paul & Denise Spencer Joy Taber by Diane Shoults, Paul & Denise Spencer Alice Bozoian by Greg, Leah & Alison Holland Roseanne Lukas by Mechalko family Don Priehs by Paul & Denise Spencer, Dan & Karen Perras, Alice Mantey Janel Abdo by Lee Abdo Richard Klein by Paul & Denise Spencer John Shoults by Wesley Shasko, Alice Mantey, J L Watz, Merlene Sherry, Mel & Marge Tockstein, Robert & Janice Jagger, Don & Carol Jagger, Dan & Linda O’Connor, Ben & Sarah Goehmann, Debbie Mondra, Paul & Denise Spencer.


Year-End Statements are in your mailboxes (located in the coatroom near the choir loft stairs). If you have questions re: your statement please email Jill Vincent or call the office at 734.425.0260. Upon request, statements can be emailed to members with a call to the office first.


Attention Thrivent Members Please make sure you assign your Thrivent Choice dollars for 2020 as soon as possible. St. Matthew has received $4,412 so far for 2020-you are still eligible to assign your dollars. We appreciate you selecting your church--it is very much needed. With your help, we may be able to double that amount. If you do not have a computer or are unsure how the process works, please call Thrivent 800.847.4836. When prompted say 'Choice Dollars.' THANK YOU VERY MUCH! ~Weldon Schwiebert


Ash Wednesday Service 2/17 at 6:30 pm. Traditional worship with Communion.


2021 Offering Envelopes are in your mailboxes, located in the coatroom near the choir loft stairs.


Lenten Calendar Our theme this Lenten season is 'Return to the Lord.' Click here to view Readings assigned to each day, beginning Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday.


Shop SCRIP all Year! Don't have a SCRIP account? Sign up today...earn FREE money for St. Matthew!

  • Click here & enter our enrollment code: 765398572257
  • If you shop at Kroger and have a KrogerPlus card you need to designate St. Matthew as the organization to receive a percentage of your purchases. Login to your KrogerPlus account and enter 82588 in the 'search' field


If just ONE family purchased SCRIP for groceries, gas, clothing, etc., St. Matthew could earn over $500/per year! Imagine if EVERY family shopped with SCRIP!


Happy Birthday! 

1/24 Mel Albright, Kelly Chytry 1/25 Aysia Lansu 1/26 Mary Morton 1/27 Mel Tockstein 1/28 Valerie Lellos 1/29 Sharon Crummey 1/30 Mark Barikmo, William MacMain


No Anniversaries


Attendance

9am 101 11:15am 91 Online 20


Prayers Jim Kaiser brother of A. Pfeiffer, Phil Stapleton received feeding tube, Lori Pearse friend of Lynn Moore hospice care (brain tumor), Laurel Gottlieb, Bill MacDonald, Diane Shoults, Lorna Pudas, Erinne Williams, Judy & Jerry Powell, Norma Mueller 


In the military

Carter Kovacs, Zach Reschke, Robert Fine, Courtney & Kyle Goodroe, Andrew Rauss, Eric Smith, Jessika Williams, Alex & Kenny Goodroe, Bill Hantzmon, Randy Bartz, Craig/Chris /Kristen McDermott 


Shut-Ins 

Jan Babler, Dolores Callus, Ruth Kelley, Bill Dodt, Herb Chambo, Betty Bersche, Geraldine McDaniel, Pastor/Ginny Headapohl, Lorna Pudas, Joy Holloway

REMINDER

  • Enter only through the church/school office door near the church. NO entry at West doors.
  • Every visitor must check-in with the church/school office and complete a health assessment form (or complete form online here) including Tuesday Bible class.
  • Every visitor must wear a face-covering during each visit.
  • School parents/visitors will be granted access only into the church/school office-NO classroom visits at any time.
  • Church members: If you have church duties during school hours you must also follow these check-in procedures then enter into the church area (e.g., Altar Guild, etc).

Sunday Services

9 am Traditional (Communion on 1st & 3rd Sundays)

11:15 am Contemporary (Communion on 2nd & 4th Sundays)

Ash Wednesday service w/Communion 2/17 6:30 pm

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