For your meditation and preparation for worship next week
Scripture readings for The Fifth Sunday After Pentecost:Job 38:1-11; 2 Cor. 6:1-13 and Mark 4:35-41. On Saturday or Sunday at home before worship, read the Scriptures, listen for what God says to you, and come to worship anticipating and ready to receive what God gives in His Word and worship.

From the Board of Fellowship: We have two events at the Thunderbolts Baseball in Crestwood.

Saturday, July 14th at 6:05 pm Jimmy Buffet Theme Night including pregame concert, cheeseburger and margarita specials and fireworks after the game. Tickets are $6.00 each and need to be preordered. Contact Lyn Thorne or the church office.

Saturday, August 18th at 6:05 pm Elvis Theme Night including pregame concert at 4:30pm and fireworks after the game. Kids can run the bases after the game as well. Tickets are $6.00 each and need to be preordered. Contact Lyn Thorne or the church office at 708-479-5600.

Pastoral Call Process: On June 3 at the congregational voters meeting the congregation voted to extend a call to Rev. Brian Hetzel of Pointe Of Hope Lutheran Church in Blue Springs, MO.  Please keep Rev. Hetzel, Pointe Of Hope Church and Immanuel, Mokena in your prayers during this call process.

Vacation Bible School starts tomorrow at 9am. If you would like to help out please come early and we will assign you a task.  Also, if you have not signed up your child, please come early and enroll them.

Help pack backpacks for Jump on the Bus! – The Board of Stewardship will be assisting MorningStar Mission on Tuesday, July 10th from 10 am to 2 pm at their warehouse in Joliet.  What we do:  Each volunteer is given a list for a child of all the items to be gathered from the supplies in the warehouse and put into a backpack.  After completing a list, you work on another one, and we try to pack as many backpacks as possible during our time!  The signup sheet is in the narthex and will be posted on the stewardship bulletin board during the week.  If you have questions, please contact Barb Malm at (815-474-5030 or or Sarah Bechtel (847-712-8649 or 

Doris Moutrey’s new address is:

345 Five Forks Rd

Apt. 2020

Simpsonville, SC 29681