VISITORS – please sign the guest book on the table in the lobby.
COFFEE HOUR HOSTS – are needed. Please see the sign-up sheet on the narthex table. Thanks to the DiCola’s for leading this fellowship activity.
CHRISTMAS WREATH FUNDRAISER – Wreaths will be delivered the week of November 21st and will be available for pickup Sunday November 27th. This is to help raise money for the Thanksgiving food baskets. 2022 Christmas Wreath Order Form
THRIVENT ACCOUNT HOLDERS – We are in need of Thrivent
customers to write Action Team grants. All customers are entitled to
submit one or two per year. Please contact Denise Leifken at
email@example.com or call 973-715-6611 for assistance.
LUTHERAN DISASTER RESPONSE –Your gifts will support those affected by US flooding. Gifts to “US Flooding” will be used in full (100%) to assist those affected. Checks or money orders can be sent to:
Lutheran Disaster Response P.O. Box 1809 Merrifield, VA 22116-8009
Write “U.S. Flooding” on your check memo line.
Give by phone at 800-638-3522 (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CT) or online.
SAVE THE DATES:
FALL CLEAN-UP DAY is scheduled for Sat., Nov. 19 at 8 AM. Please bring your own rake or leaf blower.
CONSECRATION SUNDAY – please join us on Sunday, Nov 20 for two special events: worship and a catered celebration brunch immediately following worship. Soon reservation cards will be offered for you to reserve a spot…the brunch is free!
IT’S TURKEY TIME! – We are once again partnering with Project Self Sufficiency to provide turkeys and Thanksgiving meals to 20 families here in Sussex County. Diane F. and her team are in need of food, turkeys, monetary donations, and folks to deliver on Sunday, Nov. 20 after church. There is a sign-up sheet in the narthex to donate turkeys and deliver them. Checks made to SOTH with PSS on the memo line would be appreciated. Phyllis is also in need of large paper bags in which to pack the food.
HANGING OF THE GREENS is Sun., Dec. 4 at 4PM
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING is scheduled for Sun., Dec. 11 at the conclusion of an abbreviated worship service in person and via Zoom. Details and documents to follow.
PLEASE CALL AHEAD – before venturing a trip to the church office. Office hours are subject to change.
YOUR HELP IS NEEDED – CONTROL ROOM HELP, OFFICE VOLUNTEERS, COFFEE HOUR HOSTS, FINANCIAL COUNTERS, PHOTOGRAPHER, DEACONS AND USHERS are all needed. Training joyfully provided. If someone calls to recruit you, please prayerfully consider how YOU can serve. You can always volunteer by contacting the office.
JOIN US WITH GENEROUS GIVING TO OUR MISSION:
with these gifts, we continue to welcome folks to our community, to equip them with faith tools – learning the word, prayers for one another, and communal support – and then to send us into the world to welcome others.
Your donations to SOTH can be accomplished in the following ways:
- On Sunday, place your donation in the offering plate.
- Mail your offering to: SOTH 246 Woodport Rd., Sparta, NJ 07871
- Go online to setup your e-giving from your checking, savings, credit card or debit card http://secure.myvanco.com/L-
- Download Vanco Mobile (Faith) on your smartphone, search for Shepherd of the Hills (Sparta)
- Text Giving to 973-832-0226 You can make a one-time gift or setup recurring offerings.
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