August 28 & 31: Jesus Teaches Us How to Party

August 28 & 31: Pastor Miranda speaks from the gospel of Luke

In Luke 14, Jesus attends a banquet in the home of a leader of the Pharisees. He observes guests jockeying for better positions at the head table. As he tells a parable about a wedding banquet, he teaches his disciples, then and now, about humility, hospitality, and caring for those who cannot repay you.

 

SERVING:

 ** Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity is looking for individuals to join the following committees: Family Selection Committee – need 1 or 2 new members who can help with home visits during the weekday and attend a monthly Wednesday evening meeting; Faith Relations Committee – need members who represent some of CVH4H’s strongest congregational partners. Please contact Stefanie with questions or if you are interested in helping out: 366-4485 x101 or stefanie. robinson@cvhabitat.org

** Marion Cares After-School TxT Time & Dinner – Help feed children  with God’s Word and a nutritious meal. Contact Lisa at: 319-377-5344 or lisa@marioncares.org. Website: www.marioncares.org

 

GIVING:

Help the Lutheran Campus at Kumamoto, Japan recover from the earthquakes that you heard about last week in worship. By mail: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America; ELCA Gift Processing Center; P.O. Box 1809; Merrifield, VA 22116-8009. Make checks payable to Lutheran Disaster Response. Write “Japan Earthquake” on your check’s memo line. Website: www.ldr.org

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