Larry D. Laine
MINISTER OF MUSIC
Patricia A. Shoup
Kay F. Moosch
PRAYERS AND SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR OCTOBER
As we continue this autumn season of harvest and thanksgiving for God’s bounty, let us join together in scripture reading and prayer
that God may fill us up with his power so that we may proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ to all people.
Second Sunday in
Advent: December 4
Prayer for the Week
Stir up our hearts, Lord God, to prepare the way of your only Son. By his coming strengthen us to serve you with purified lives; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
SUNDAY: Malachi 3:1-4
MONDAY: Isaiah 40:1-11
TUESDAY: Isaiah 19:18-25
WEDNESDAY: Isaiah 35:3-7
THURSDAY: Amos 6:1-8
FRIDAY: Amos 8:4-12
SATURDAY: Amos 9:8-15
Third Sunday in Advent:
Prayer for the Week
Stir up the wills of your faithful people, Lord God, and open our ears to the words of your prophets, that, anointed by your Spirit, we may testify to your light; through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one Cod, now and forever. Amen
SUNDAY: Zephaniah 3:14-20
MONDAY: Numbers 16:1-19
TUESDAY: Numbers 16:20-35
WEDNESDAY: Micah 4:8-13
THURSDAY: Jeremiah 31:31-34
FRIDAY: Isaiah 42:10-18
SATURDAY: Isaiah 66:7-11
Fourth Sunday in Advent:
Prayer of the Week
Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. With your abundant grace and might, free us from the sin that would obstruct your mercy, that willingly we may bear your redeeming love to all the world, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen
SUNDAY: Micah 5:2-5a
MONDAY: Genesis 25:19-28
TUESDAY: Micah 4:1-5
WEDNESDAY: Micah 4:6-8
THURSDAY: Isaiah 9:2-7
FRIDAY: Acts 3:17-4:4
SATURDAY: Psalm 125
The Nativity of Our Lord:
Prayer of the Week
Almighty God, you gave us your only Son to take on our
human nature and to illumine the world with your light. By your grace adopt us as your children and enlighten us with your Spirit, through Jesus Christ, our Redeemer and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
SUNDAY: Luke 1:26-38
MONDAY: 1 Samuel 1:1-18
TUESDAY: 1 Samuel 1:19-28
WEDNESDAY: Mark 11:1-11
THURSDAY: John 1:1-14
FRIDAY: Luke 2:1-20
SATURDAY: Isiah 62:6-12
REV. LARRY D. LAINE, PASTOR
MRS. PATRICIA A. SHOUP, MINISTER OF MUSIC
MRS. KAY F. MOOSCH, PARISH SECRETARY
MRS. DEBORAH K. HINE, SEXTON
Website: www. tlcbangor.com
Pastor’s Cell Phone # 757-613-7126
Pastor Laine’s e-mail – email@example.com
Church Office – 610-588-2023 Fax. No. – 610-588-8904
NO. 12 …...………………...……….TRINITY EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH.............................BANGOR, PA
WORSHIP SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER
Sunday, December 4, 2nd Sunday in Advent. Worship, Holy Communion at 10:15 A.M. There will be a Baptism during the worship service. Sunday School, 9:00 A.M.
Sunday, December 11, 3rd Sunday in Advent. Worship, Holy Communion at 10:15 A.M. Sunday School is at 9:00 A.M.
Sunday, December 18, 4th Sunday in Advent. Worship, Holy Communion is at 10:15 A.M. Sunday School is at 9:00 A.M.
PLEASE NOTE: Saturday, December 24, Family Candlelight Carol Service of Holy Communion here at Trinity at 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, December 24, Festival Candlelight Service of Holy Communion here at Trinity at 11:00 P.M.
Sunday, December 25, Christmas Day. Worship, Holy Communion at 10:15 A.M. No Sunday School on Christmas Day!
ADVENT SUPPERS TO BE HELD
There will be Advent Suppers, Devotions and Carol Services on three Wednesday evenings during Advent. The first one will be on Wednesday evening, November 30, at 6:00 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall. Homemade Chili, Salad and Desserts will be served. The second one will be on Wednesday evening, December 7 at 6:00 P.M. and the third one will be on Wednesday evening, December 14 at 6:00 P.M. Please come and join us for this time of fellowship as we prepare for the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS TEA WILL BE HELD
The Victorian Christmas Tea will be held on Saturday, December 3 from 2:00 P.M.-4:00 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall. There are a few tickets left. If you wish to purchase any, please contact Lisa Bair as soon as possible.
SUNDAY SCHOOL TO PRESENT CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
THE SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM/COVERED DISH will be held on Sunday, December 11 at 4:00 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall. The play this year is “Just a Little Bit of Christmas.” The Covered Dish will begin at 4:00 P.M. and the play will be held immediately. Everyone is invited.
Laura Bachman – 12/9 Crystal Handelong – 12/16
Ryan Bailey – 12/ 22 Brenda Herring – 12/8
Kade Bair – 12/6 Barbara Kessler – 12/25
Jacob Boos – 12/6 Shirley Kline – 12/10
Sandra Boos – 12/19 Matthew Kromer – 12/7
Sherwood Boyer – 12/13 Miriam Mabus – 12/5
Jane Bullock – 12/5 Wendy Parson s – 12/12
Susan Chaffier – 12/31 Natasha Ribble – 12/25
Shannon Conklin – 12/2 Dylan Schollhammer – 12/5
Allyson Edwards -12/29 Saber Singleton – 12/26
Aubree Edwards – 12/ 2 Zowie Singleton – 12/30
Kinlee Edwards – 12/31 Natalie Sylvester – 12/16
Kylie Gruppo – 12/2 Josh Wing – 12/3
We will be purchasing Poinsettias for Christmas Eve. A listing of Memorials/Honors will be in the bulletin on Christmas Eve. Please return the insert to the church office as soon as possible!