WEEKLY BULLETIN - Good Hope Lutheran Church

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Serving God and Others


The altar flowers are given by Ron and Vickie Hoeft in celebration of their grandson, Maverick, and his first birthday.

The stairwell flowers are given in loving memory of Ethel Wilson by Dean and Cindy Campbell and family.

The cost of the bulletins is donated by Fred Fischer in memory of his parents, George and Dorothy Fischer.

The cost of the radio broadcast today is given to the glory of God by the Women of St. Paul’s, Sulphur Springs.

January 20-26, 2019
Today: 8:30 a.m. Worship Service*
9:30 a.m. Sunday School/Youth Choir/Children’s Bells
10:30 a.m. Yth. to Toledo
10:45 a.m. Worship Service*
No confirmation class
4:00 p.m. Wilson party (din. rm.)
No youth group
Monday: No Preschool
No Gifts of Hope Comm.
7:00 p.m. Outreach Comm.
7:30 p.m. Dartball-home
Tuesday: 9:30 p.m. Bible Study
1:15 p.m. Staff meeting
Wednesday: 8:50, 9:20, 1:00 Presch. Chapel
5:15 p.m. WOW prayer
5:30 p.m. WOW meal
6:00 p.m. Spirit of Praise
6:30 p.m. Bell Choir
7:30 p.m. Senior Choir
Thursday: 4:00 p.m. Scripture Study with
Pr. Renee @ the Pelican
7:00 p.m. Stephen Ministry
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. Men of Hope
*Holy Communion

Greeters for next week:  8:30 Mike and Joyce Schifer   

10:45 Doris Jones

Thank you to Bonnie Ley for baking the bread for Holy Communion today.

Altar flowers are needed for February 17, March 3 and 10. Please sign up on the flower chart across from the lounge if you want to give them in honor or in memory of a special person or occasion.

BORN needs donations of deodorant for their blessing bags. Please place in tub in the narthex, bring to the church office or see Susan Holdcraft. Thanks.

Youth/Family News from David Wolfe
No youth group tonight
The confirmands are going on a trip to tour the Toledo Art Museum with David Wolfe today with friends from Olivet Lutheran Church. We are leaving here at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, February 3, is
  Gather your family and friends around the TV and enjoy a delicious, mouth-watering, SUBMARINE SANDWICH while you watch the game! As a fundraiser to help with the expense of going to the ELCA National Youth Gathering in 2021 in Minneapolis, Good Hope’s youth are taking orders beginning Sunday, January 6 through Sunday, January 27 for three different types of sub-sandwiches: Italian, Regular, or Club for a donation of $6.50 each.
  You will find a salmon-colored order form on the narthex racks or in the church office during the week. Payment must accompany your order. Make checks payable to Good Hope Youth. Bring or mail your order to the church office.
  Subs may be picked up in the auditorium on Sunday, February 3.

Registration for 2019-2020 Good Hope Christian Preschool will begin on Monday, February 4 through Friday, February 15 for current preschool families and Good Hope members.  Registration forms are available in the church office or online at www.goodhopelutheran.com. You and your child may visit the preschool during our Registration Open House on Sunday, February 17 from 1:00-2:30pm.  

Plan to attend Good Hope’s annual congregational meeting on Sunday, February 10 at 9:30 a.m. between services. (No lunch will be served this year.)
The 2018 Annual Report should be available on
February 3.

Two town meetings will be held the week before our annual meeting. On Tuesday, February 5th at 4 p.m. and on Thursday, February 7th at 7 p.m., you are welcome to come to the auditorium with any questions you may have about 2018, 2019 or the mission and ministry of Good Hope. This gives us two smaller venues for discussion and questions prior to the annual meeting which is scheduled for Sunday. February 10 between both services. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend a town meeting and the annual meeting. -Pr. Renee

A new member class is scheduled for Sunday, February 24 after the late service. Lunch and babysitting are provided. Please call the church office (419-562-0286) if you are interested in attending. You are welcome to explore our background and beliefs and then consider whether or not you want to join Good Hope.
-Pr. Renee

An updated member address directory is available on the narthex racks and in the church office.
Congratulations to Wanda Miller who was elected to the Bucyrus City Schools’ Hall of Fame recently! She is being honored for all her volunteer work for the high school band program since the fall of 1995.

This past Wednesday there were 34 meals served at WOW (including 7 meals delivered by Mark Milheim) and 18 attended the prayer service. Thank you to Marjorie Boudinot, Sandy Wertz for the meal of chicken and rice, turkey casserole, green beans, rolls, salad and dessert.
Thank you also to all those who helped with the meal and clean up: Loretta Oberschlake, Nancy Heiby, Dave McDiffitt, Linda and Terry Spiegel, Doug Rossman, KayCee Smith.
Aleigha and Mel McDiffitt, Brent Pensinger, Bonnie Wolfe worked in The Closet. 43 items were given out.
Additional thanks go to the Preschool for the party mix and to the Chavatzas for the cookies!


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