Sunday 9/5 and Upcoming Events
The September Parish Visitor includes: Rally Day God's Work Our Hands weekend New Member Class Faith Formation Music... it goes on and on!!! Take a look and stay up to date with what's happing here at our beloved St. Peter's!
Sunday, September 5th: Join us at 9am in person in the sanctuary, or online on facebook or on the website afterwards. For worshiping online, you can find this Sunday's bulletin on the website. Coffee will be served following the service in the Fellowship Hall. Updated Return to Worship information is on our website. Readings for Sunday 9/5: Lessons: Isaiah 35:4-7a, Psalm 146 & James 2:1-10 [11-13] 14-17 Gospel: Mark 7:24-37
Music for Sunday 9/5: "There’s A Wideness in God’s Mercy" "Spirit, Open My Heart" "The Water is Wide" "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty" Special flowers that will be displayed on the altar this Sunday are in memory of former member and sister of Tami Little, Natasha Cole Petersen. Thank you worship leaders and volunteers! Ushers: Phil & Thelma Winter; Pianist/Songleader: Mary Kay Bougie; Flautist: Kennedy Larsen; Reader: Diane Boyuml; Livestream: Michon Weeks; Coffee: Diane Boyum & Evonne Clay. About worship Sunday 9/5: James tells us to stop showing favoritism in the assembly, treating the rich visitor with more honor than the poor one. Jesus himself seems to show partiality in his first response to the Syrophoenician woman in today’s gospel. Was he testing her faith in saying Gentiles don’t deserve the goods meant for God’s children? Or was he speaking out of his human worldview, but transcended those limits when she took him by surprise with her reply? Either way, the story tells us that God shows no partiality. Everyone who brings a need to Jesus is received with equal honor as a child and heir. (sundaysandseasons)
Choir practices start Wednesday the 8th, Bells at 4:30 and Worship Choir at 7! Questions to Mary Kay.Breakfast Club, Sunday School, Confirmation and SPY registrations are open online at www.northfieldstp.org/youth.
God's Work Our Hands Weekend & Habitat for Humanity 9/18 & 19:
EMAIL if you're compelled to sign up to help 9/18 and/or 9/19. Please indicate whether you'd like to provide meals or help build. 9/18: 8am volunteer check in 8:30 safety meeting/groups working 10 break 11:45 clean up for lunch 12 lunch/devotions 12:45 return to site 3 clean up 3:30 group photo 9/19: 1pm volunteers check in 2:30 break/snack 3:30 clean up 4 group photo
Volunteers are needed for assisting in construction of 2 Northfield locations. (No experience needed). One is on Archibald Court (just on the other side of our parking lot), and the other is on Cotton Lane, about a mile south of the church.
There is a Habitat display and a sign up sheet at our St. Peter's welcome center counter by the main entrance. Any questions should be directed to Daryl Knudsen at 507-321-1994 or Diane Boyum 645-8535. 10 building volunteers are needed for the 18th & 19th. Lunch/snack providers are needed, too.
Help is needed all summer/fall. An on-line sign up is available for builders and meal providers for dates starting the week of 8/23, apart from the God's work our hands weekend of the 18th & 19th: Construction: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4bafae2aa2fa7-1207 Meals: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4bafae2aa2fa7-lunch1
Have a blessed weekend! St. Peter's Lutheran Staff September Parish Visitor