WEEKLY BULLETIN - Good Hope Lutheran Church

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The altar flowers are given by Jan Heckenhauer in loving memory of Bill Heckenhauer.

The cost of the wine is given in celebration of Dexter Wirebaugh’s Christian birthday by
Na Na, Kathy Wells.

August 18-24, 2019
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. Worship Service*
9:30 a.m. Sunday School/ Youth Choir/ Children’s Bell Choir
10:45 a.m. Worship Service*
4:00 p.m. Yth Grp Lock-out Cols.
Monday: No Gifts of Hope Comm.
7:00 p.m. Outreach Comm.
Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. Bible Study
1:15 p.m. Staff Meeting
5:00 p.m. Finance Comm.
7:00 p.m. Wor-Music Comm.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m. WELCA Bd.
5:15 p.m. WOW prayer
5:30 – 6:15 p.m. WOW meal
Thursday: 4:00 p.m. Bible Study @ Pelican
6:30 p.m. Presch. Orientation
No Exec. Comm.
7:00 p.m. Council
Friday: 9 and 1 Presch. Open Hse.
*Holy Communion

Greeters for next week: 8:30 Jim and Caroline Metcalf   10:45 Regieg and Kay Kimerline

Backpack (and lunch box) blessing at both services today—Children will bring these items up when they come for the Children’s Message.

Sunday School teachers will be installed at both services today.

Youth/Family News from David Wolfe
Youth Group
5:00 p.m. September 8
Thanks for helping me “find my marbles.” I have more than enough! -David

The staff of the Good Hope Christian Preschool will be commissioned today at the 8:30 blended service. The Preschool staff are as follows:
Teacher/Director, Charla Spayde, will be teaching 3, 4 and 5 year-old children. Charla is a graduate of Colonel Crawford High School has a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Bowling Green State University. This is Charla’s sixteenth year teaching at Good Hope. Charla resides near Crestline with her husband, Ron. She is a member of Ontario Christian Fellowship.
Assistant Teacher for the 3, 4 and 5 year-old children, Connie Shull, is a Bucyrus native and has been with our preschool since its beginning in 2001. She has also worked for three years with the local Head Start program, as well as this being her nineteenth year at Good Hope. She and her husband, Mike, are the parents of two grown sons and reside on Marion-Melmore Road. They are members of Good Hope.
Teacher, Aimee Wood, lives with her husband, Tim and their daughters, Addison and Lexie. Aimee is a graduate of Wynford High School and has a business degree from Marion Technical College. Aimee is a member of Nevada Lutheran. This is her thirteenth year in the three year-old classroom.
Assistant Teacher, Christine Spaid, is in her fifth year of assisting in the three year-old classroom. Previously, she was a teacher’s assistant for the preschool and elementary at Holy Trinity School. She and her husband, Mike, have three grown daughters, seven grandchildren and reside in Bucyrus. Christine attends St. Joseph Catholic Church in Crestline.

You Are Invited!
October 6, 2019—Homecoming Sunday
Honoring the 80 and over members
Guest Preacher—Pastor John Kerr
Buffet Dinner~Auction
Come join the celebration!
More information to follow in the September bulletins and Steeplenotes.

Join us on September 8 for “The Big Bible Idea Group” presented during the 8:30 a.m. service. Good Hope youth are on a mission to write a sermon for Pastor Renee that covers the entire Bible. While they tell the story, they will also help Pastor Renee with parts of the church service. Come experience and participate in this upbeat service with contemporary and traditional hymns … and “Sheep Stuff” snuck in for another appearance!!!!!
-Sharon Zahn

“It’s Christmas” (arr. by Semsen) music is missing! Have you borrowed 15-20 copies of this piece of music along with the CD from the choir room? Or do you know where it could be? Please let Mike Zahn or the church office know if you have any clue as to its whereabouts. Thanks.

This past Wednesday there were 43 meals served at WOW (including 2 meals delivered by Ed and Sandy Wertz) and 30 attended the prayer service. Thank you to June Gebhardt, Shirley Chapman for the meal of bratwurst casserole, salad and dessert.
Thank you also to all those who helped with the meal and clean up: Nancy Heiby, KayCee Smith, David Wolfe, Al Basinger, Dave Smith, Sandy Wertz, Dave McDiffitt, Ida Foght.
Thank you to Patty Neff for playing the piano.
Thank you also to Mel and Aleigha McDiffitt, Bonnie Wolfe and Linda for working in The Closet.
The only containers WOW needs currently are clean, empty 24 oz. cottage cheese containers.
The Closet is full! Please do not bring in any new donations until further notice. Thanks.

Many thanks for:
. . . gifts in memory of Mary Ann Ruth to the Stained Glass Window Restoration Fund by Beverly Whaley, Richard and Diana Jones, Dorie Gubernath.
. . . a gift in memory of William Montague to the Stained Glass Window Restoration Fund by Margaret Ann Myers-Miller.


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