Church News

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL 

We will continue in Philippians. 10:15 to 10:45. Hope you’ll join us! 

WOMEN IN THE WORD 

Pastor Amy will be leading the group through a discussion on Sabbath and its continued importance in our lives of faith. Please feel free to join all or just one of our sessions. Please feel free to bring a friend! Only material needed is your bible! 

Thursdays: October 25 from 6:30 to 8 pm. 

Fridays: October 26 from 9 to 10:30 am 

FULL TABLE PROJECT (BACKPACK PROGRAM) 

4th Wednesday of the month 

If you are interested in volunteering please email Amy Colussy, acolussy@zbzoom.net. Once you have been in touch with Amy, she can add you to her monthly volunteer requests and alert you to any changes. Thanks for your willingness to serve! 

PLEASANT VALLEY SHELTER DINNER 

October 21st 

Mexican theme with a taco bar. Sign up on the table in the Alcove outside the Narthex. All prepared items need to be at the church the night of the meal by 6:30 pm. Volunteers who are serving, plan to arrive at 6:45 pm. Contact Jason and Alicia Demchak at 724-687-0306. 

GIFT CARDS 

We have restocked the Shop N’ Save gift cards, along with the Giant Eagle gift cards as a fundraiser for the Building Fund. Cards are purchased at a 5%discount, and profit is realized upon resale to you. 

BUNDLE UP BUTLER 

Bring your old winter coats, children and adults, to the church by October 21st. We have large black bags in the Youth Center for the coats to be transferred to the Center for Community Resources October 26th. 

HONORING VETERANS DAY 2018 

November 11th 

In honor of the 100th anniversary, Hope Lutheran invites all our Veterans and their families to attend worship November 10-11 for a Litany of Thanks and Prayer. A breakfast will be offered to all Veterans and their families on November 11th from 10 to 11 am. Please join us as we give thanks to you for your service and sacrifice. Please sign up at www.hlc.church to Volunteer or to attend. Call the church office to RSVP to the breakfast. 

REALITY TOUR 

Register online at www.realitytour.org to attend this one-of-a-kind program with your son/daughter (5th-12th grade). Volunteers needed for the Mars tour location. One hour of your time could save a life! If you are able to help, email karenj@candleinc.org. 

KIDS KLUB 

November 2nd 

We will be participating in Operation Christmas Child this year. We will meet for dinner at 6 pm and assemble the boxes. After the boxes are put together we will head to Fun Fore All. Cost is $16/child. Register online. Deadline is October 30th! 

HARVEST FESTIVAL AND TRUNK OR TREAT 

October 27th from 5 to 8 pm 

Please sign up at www.hlc.church to bring your “trunk” or pass out some treats! 

CONFIRMANDS 

Please remember to bring or send your baptism pictures to the 

Receptionist Office or officeasst@hlc.church by October 22nd. 

On Saturday, October 27th at 9 am those being Confirmed and members of council will enjoy breakfast and fellowship. Please sign up online to volunteer and/or bring a breakfast item. Volunteers are needed from 8 am to 10:30 am. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Amy (pastoramy@hlc.church). Thanks for your help! 

STEWARDSHIP APPEAL 

It’s our annual Stewardship Appeal and Commitment Weekend is here! If you did not remember to bring in your pledge card, they are located in the pews and if you have given it consideration you can fill one out today. If you need more time to consider your pledge, please give it prayerful consideration this coming week and you can return it to the church office or at our church service next weekend. We would love to have as close to 100% participation as possible as we all come together as a body of Christ and continue to grow our ministry and mission. As always, thank you for your faithful giving of time, talents and treasure! 

CONNECTING FAITH AND FINANCES FOR GOOD 

Please sign up on our website– www.hlc.church– October 24th at 7 pm for some discussion about topics that affect our financial futures. 

MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE 

You are invited to share your gift of music with your family of Hope, including instrumental and vocal offerings, as an individual or group. The liturgical choir also needs your participation, even for short-term or seasonal celebrations. Please join us for faith, fellowship and fun! Contact Jim Fister (james.fister@zoominternet.net), Pastors, or choir members. 

HOPE’S DINNER GROUP 

October 27th at 5:30 pm 

We will be going to the Butler Airport– Servantis Ristorante. Please call Paul Wunderlin if you have any questions (724-713-4722) 

Daily Readings

 Sunday (10/21) 

Amos 5: 6-7, 10-15 

Psalm 90: 12-17 

Hebrews 4: 12-16 

Mark 10: 17-31 

Monday (10/22) 

Psalm 26 

Obadiah 1-9 

Revelation 7: 9-17 

Tuesday (10/23) 

Psalm 26 

Obadiah 10-16 

Revelation 8: 1-5 

Wednesday (10/24) 

Psalm 26 

Obadiah 17-21 

Luke 16: 19-31 

Attendance

Saturday @ 5:00 pm  51  Operating Fund  $9,119.83 
Sunday @ 9:00 am  188  Building Debt Reduction  $1,138.38 
Sunday @ 11:00 am  133  Total  $10,258.21 
Total  372