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Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Join us for worship this Sunday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost. Adult Bible study begins at 9 a.m.

Emmanuel invites everyone to attend the Vacation Bible School welcoming potluck for our Lutherhaven staff this Sunday evening beginning at 6 p.m. Please bring a dish to pass. There will be lots of food, fun, and games. This is a great time for you to meet the VBS staff.

This is the last week to register for our two-site Vacation Bible School. VBS begins this Monday, July 15 and runs through Friday, July 19. “Live Love(d)” will be the theme for this year’s program.

The Lutherhaven staff will lead the children through a week of learning, games, crafts, and other activities. Emmanuel Lutheran Church will host children who will be entering grades 1-6 this fall. A daily sack lunch will be needed as our VBS hours will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. Rose Catholic Church will host children ages 3-5 Monday through Friday from 9- 11:30 a.m. Registration forms are available above the mailbox at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 639 Elm St. Please take a form for each child you will be registering.

For more information please contact the church office at 235-6300 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

All are welcome. We are a welcoming haven, nourishing all God's people in body, mind and spirit.

This Sunday, July 14, is the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost. Holy Eucharist is at 11 a.m., Rev. Christine Soule will preach and preside. Child care is available.

Our best wishes to all students for a nourishing, adventurous summer with family and friends.

Narcotics Anonymous meets in the Parish Hall each Tuesday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. Fellowship breakfast is each Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Join us for good food, fellowship and discussion. Come and bring a friend.

For your contemplation: "You realize that prayer takes us beyond the law. When you are praying you are, in a certain sense, an outlaw. There is no law between the heart and God. The law is outside our intimate relationship with God and if you bring a law into the intimate relationships with God, you mess things up. Between the soul and God there are no laws. But that is not a natural situation: it is the result of redemption, the result of Christ." Thomas Merton.

St. Paul's is located at 625 C St. on the edge of the EWU campus.

United Church of Christ 

Do you want to know what projects the United Church of Christ will do this next year? All those who participate in the church will join to decide in the annual meeting after the service on July 14. After that, the Church Council members elected in the meeting will be sharing a retreat on Aug. 16 and 17.

Women’s fellowship, during their meeting on June 30, elected new officers: President Dot Clark, vice president Joyce Malone, secretary Marian Whitfield and treasurer Gail Hilton. They also organized the preparation for the bazaar and signed up on the schedule to make lunch monthly for the young people at Crosswalk.

Do you want to know the topic of Sunday’s sermon? It’s usually posted on the reader board in front of the church. All are welcome to the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service led by pastor David Krueger-Duncan in the sanctuary located at 423 N. Sixth St.

School-age children are invited to attend the service with their parents. Children under age five may go to the nursery from 9:45-11:15 a.m.


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