Sunday 10/3

It's our turn to deliver meals for Northfielders through Meals on Wheels. Sign up for a route (or three!) with signup genius October 10-23. Each route/day takes about an hour. Pick up meals from the Northfield Hospital food service. Thank you!

Our annual Blessing of the Animals will take place after worship this Sunday the 3rd. Send Julie a photo of you and your pet, livestock or favorite animal TODAY!! To be included in our wall of animals! The photo can also take place of bringing your special animal on Sunday in case that isn't an option.


Also this Sunday the 3rd, we'll get together for our semi-annual ditch clean up along Highway 246 for Adopt a Highway! Volunteers young (kids need to be accompanied by an adult) and old meet at St. Peter's in the parking lot by 1pm. Wear sturdy footwear, a hat for sun and bring gloves. A safety vest will be provided. Please let us know early that you are coming so we know who to watch for and the number of vests we will need. Use this signup genius link. Thanks!!


Sunday, October 3rd: Join us at 9am in person. Coffee will be served following the service in the Fellowship Hall. Or join online on facebook or on the website afterwards. For worshiping online, you can find this Sunday's bulletin on the website. Updated Return to Worship information is on our website.

Readings for Sunday 10/3: Lessons: Isaiah 11:1-10 & Ephesians 3:14-21 Music for Sunday 10/3: "O Holy Spirit, Root of Life" "How Great is Our God" "Lord, Let My Heart Be Good Soil" "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling" “For the Beauty of the Earth” “Come, Dearest Lord" Special music will be provide by our worship choir! Thank you worship leaders and volunteers! Ushers: Debra Boyum & Carmen Sevcik; Reader: Marilyn Finneseth; Livestream: Annalissa Lane; Coffee: Mickey Brodin & Joan Paulson. About worship on Sundays in October: Throughout the Sundays in October, based on Ephesians 3:17, we will have a sermon series entitled “Rooted in Love.” Roots bring both stability and nourishment. In this world of constant change and uncertainty, we are dependent upon our roots.

The Bible in general, and Jesus in particular, use many agrarian images to describe God’s love and Kingdom. The Kingdom of God is like scattered seed that does, or does not take root (Matthew). Faith is like a tree planted beside a stream (Psalms & Jeremiah).

How rooted are you? In what are you rooted? Are your roots deep enough, wide enough, healthy enough to withstand the challenges and difficulties of life?

Rooted in God’s love, we abundantly love and serve our neighbor and the world God loves. (from Pastor David's newsletter article)

Blessings, St. Peter's Lutheran Staff October Parish Visitor




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