Lutheran Disaster Response P.O. Box 1809 Merrifield, VA 22116-8009
Write “Eastern Europe Crisis Response” 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.
EASTER LILIES –please take the lilies you purchased by the end of service next Sunday. All those remaining will be distributed to homebound or planted in the church gardens.
EASTER HAMS – your free ham can be donated for our soup kitchen ministry. Contact Phyllis Fawcett: email@example.com.
MASKS ARE OPTIONAL Traditional communion has returned, but communion cups will still be available.
SAVE THE DATES:
CHURCH WORKDAY AND EASTER EGG HUNT – thanks to all who helped.
EASTER BRUNCH will be held following today’s service. Thank you to the DiCola’s for leading this event.
BLOOD DRIVE is scheduled for Thursday, April 28 from 1-7 PM. Please email Jeff Behling at firstname.lastname@example.org to help.
SPRING VENDOR FAIR – Sat., April 30 from 10 AM – 3 PM. Please see Barbara Osborne to volunteer or email SOThvendorday@gmail.com
PET FOOD COLLECTION – bin is in the narthex until the end of April. Please pick up some cat or dog food to share with patrons of the Sparta Community Food Pantry.
PLEASE CALL AHEAD – before venturing a trip to the church office.
HYMN SUGGESTIONS – can be given to Ronn or emailed to email@example.com
NEED YARN? -Marty Nielson has graciously offered Barbara’s stash for anyone’s use. Currently, the yarn is in the room between the office and Pastor’s office. He will replenish the supply as needed. You are welcome to it. We will be collecting handmade blue hats for #Hat Not Hate again this year. Faith Kitchen does not accept any clothing.
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 at the back of the church.
- Mail your offering to: SOTH 246 Woodport Rd., Sparta, NJ07871
- 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.
Many thanks to all of the donors who support our mission!
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