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Announcements for 1/21

Here are the announcements and reminders for this week:
 

Announcements:

1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 8:15am.
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages is at 9:00am. This week the adults’ class will study Lamentations.

 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. The sermon text is Exodus 18.
4. Men’s Retreat: Men, don’t forget to register for the 2018 Wisconsin Presbytery Men’s Conference. The retreat is March 2-3 and registration closes February 4th. You can register here: http://jacobswellgb.org/ministries/mens-conference-2018
 
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Diana A.
Communion: Bonnie R.
Greeters: Susan E. and Bonnie R.
Nursery: Claire M. and Alisa M.

Refreshments: Mechelle M.

Announcements for 1/14

Here are the announcements and reminders for this week:
 

Announcements:

1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 8:15am.
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for adults and kids starts again this Sunday at 9:00am. The adults will resume their class on the Major Prophets – this week is Jeremiah.

 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. The sermon text is Exodus 17:8-16.
 
4. Men’s Retreat: Men, don’t forget to register for the 2018 Wisconsin Presbytery Men’s Conference. The retreat is March 2-3 and registration closes February 4th. You can register here: http://jacobswellgb.org/ministries/mens-conference-2018
 
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Avery S.
Communion: Sonja O.
Greeters: Peter and Marie K.
Nursery: Patti B. and Joshua L. (Sunday School Hour)

               Stephen and Joy B. (Church Hour)
 Refreshments: Debbie B.

Announcements for 1/7

Here are the announcements and reminders for this week:
 

Announcements:

1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 9:15am.
2. No Sunday School: There will be no Sunday School classes this Sunday, January 7th. Classes will start again next Sunday, on January 14th.

 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. This week’s sermon is our annual “What is the Gospel?” sermon. The sermon text is 2 Corinthians 5:17-21.
 
4. Potluck: This Sunday after the service we will have our potluck AND our annual congregational meeting.  Don’t forget to get a name tag from the table near the entrance this Sunday morning. The potluck sign up is here: http://www.perfectpotluck.com/XYIU3128
 
5. Congregational Meeting: As the potluck wraps up we will have our annual congregational meeting. During the meeting we will give some updates on the life of our congregation, look back at last year, and chart the course for the upcoming year. This will also include a look at the 2018 budget.
 
6. Men’s Retreat: Men, don’t forget to register for the 2018 Wisconsin Presbytery Men’s Conference. The retreat is March 2-3 and registration closes February 4th. You can register here: http://jacobswellgb.org/ministries/mens-conference-2018
 
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Kelly M.
Communion: Mary Ann B.
Greeters: Kelly and Tim M.
Nursery: Erin R. and Jo H. ? (Church hour only)

Refreshments: Debbie B.

Announcements for 12/31

Here are the announcements and reminders for the week of December 31st:
 

Announcements:

1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 9:15am.
2. No Sunday School: Sunday School classes are taking a break for the holidays. Classes will start again on January 14th.

 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. The sermon is from Ecclesiastes Chapter 1.
 
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Diana A.
Communion: Susan E.
Greeters: Bob B. and Bonnie R.
Nursery: 
Amy O. and ?

Refreshments: Elsa S.

Announcements for 12/24

Here are the announcements and reminders for the fourth Sunday in Advent:
 

Announcements:

1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 9:15am. Remember, Sunday School classes are on break.
 
2. No Sunday School: Sunday School classes are taking a break for the holidays. Classes resume January 14th.

 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. Shaun will be preaching the last Advent sermon from John 3:16-17.
4. Christmas Eve Service: Join us for our joint Christmas Eve service with Madison Chinese Christian Church this Sunday, December 24th at 5:00pm. The church is located at 1510 Madison St. There is a small parking lot behind the church, but most available parking is on nearby streets.
 
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: —
Communion: Elsa S.
Greeters: Bob B. and Debbie B.
Nursery: Danielle S. and Debbie B.

Refreshments: Lindsey G.

Announcements for 12/17/17

Here are the announcements and reminders for the third Sunday in Advent:
 

Announcements:

1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 9:15am. Remember, Sunday School classes are on break.
 
2. No Sunday School: Sunday School classes are taking a break for the holidays. Classes resume January 14th.

 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. During Advent Shaun and Max will be preaching on John 3:16-17. Max will be preaching this Sunday.
4. Christmas Cookie Party: Sarah will be hosting a Christmas Cookie Party for any LTPC ladies interested in cookie tasting, swapping, and decorating. The party will be this Monday, December 18th at 7:00pm. Bring 2-4 dozen of your favorite Christmas cookies if you wish to participate in the cookie swapping. Please email your cookie (or candy) recipe to Sarah (sarah.sterk23@gmail.com) as soon as you know which cookie you will bring.
 
5. Christmas Eve Service: Join us for our joint Christmas Eve service with Madison Chinese Christian Church on Sunday, December 24th at 5:00pm. The church is located at 1510 Madison St. There is a small parking lot behind the church, but most available parking is on nearby streets.
 
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Avery S.
Communion: Bonnie R.
Greeters: Susan E. and Bonnie R.
Nursery: Laura D. and Margaret B. (No Sunday School)

Refreshments: Liz S.

Announcements for 12/10

Here are the announcements and reminders for the second Sunday in Advent:
 
Announcements:
1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 8:15am.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages is at 9:00am. Don’t forget that this week will be the last week of Sunday School before Christmas – classes resume January 14th.
 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. During Advent Shaun and Max will be preaching from John 3:16-17. Shaun will be preaching this Sunday.
 
4. Upcoming Sunday School Break: This Sunday (December 10th) will have the last Sunday School classes before a break for the holidays. Classes will start again on January 14th.
 
5. White Elephant Gift Exchange – this Saturday! Ladies, don’t forget that the White Elephant Gift Exchange party is this Saturday, December 9th at 7:00pm. The party will be at Danielle’s house in Madison. Bring a wrapped White Elephant gift to exchange. Light refreshments will be served.
 
6. Christmas Cookie Party: Sarah will be hosting a Christmas Cookie Party for any LTPC ladies interested in cookie tasting, swapping, and decorating. The party will be on Monday, December 18th at 7:00pm at Sarah’s house in Verona. Bring 2-4 dozen of your favorite Christmas cookies if you wish to participate in the cookie swapping. Please email your cookie recipe to Sarah (sarah.sterk23@gmail.com) as soon as you know which cookie you will bring.
 
Service Reminders:
Children’s Worship: Kelly M.
Communion: Sonja O.
Greeters: Peter and Marie K.
Nursery: Sunday School – Sarah S. and Erin R.
Church Service – Sonja O. and Lindsey G.
Refreshments: Sonja O.

Announcements for 12/3

Here are the announcements and reminders for the first Sunday in Advent:
 

Announcements:

1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room 8:15am.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages is at 9:00am. The adults will resume the Survey of the Major Prophets class taught by Shaun.

 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. During Advent Shaun and Max will be preaching from John 3:16-17. Max will be preaching this Sunday.
4. Upcoming Sunday School Break: The last Sunday School classes before Christmas will be on December 10th. Classes will start again on January 14th.
5. Potluck and name tags: This Sunday immediately following the service we will be having our monthly potluck. Don’t forget to make a name tag when you arrive this Sunday! Sign up here when you know what you plan to bring: www.PerfectPotluck.com/GPRP3617
 
6. LTPC Ladies White Elephant Gift Party: Ladies, you are invited to a White Elephant Gift Exchange party at Danielle’s house in Madison on Saturday, December 9th at 7:00pm. Bring a wrapped White Elephant gift to exchange. Light refreshments will be served. Remember, a White Elephant gift can be anything that you want to “get rid of” – one girl’s trash is another girl’s treasure!
7. LTPC Ladies Christmas Cookie Party: Sarah will be hosting a Christmas Cookie Party for any LTPC ladies interested in cookie tasting, swapping, and decorating. The party will be on Monday, December 18th at 7:00pm at Sarah’s house in Verona.
 
Plan to bring at least 2 dozen (3-4 dozen is better but not required) of your favorite Christmas cookie if you wish to participate in the cookie swapping. Sarah will have some plates and trays available, but try to bring your own cookie containers. Please email your cookie recipe to Sarah (sarah.sterk23@gmail.com) as soon as you know which cookie you will bring so that she can share the recipes with all guests and help prevent duplicates.
 
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Joshua L.
Communion: Laura D.
Greeters: Kelly and Tim M.
Nursery: Danielle S. and Lynn H.
Refreshments: Kelly M.

Announcements for 11/26

Happy Thanksgiving a day early! Here are your Lake Trails announcements for this week:
 

Announcements:

1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 9:15am (no Sunday School this week).
 
2. No Sunday School: There will be NO Sunday School this Sunday due to the holiday weekend.

 
3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon will be from Exodus 7:1-7.
4. Nursery Updates: Claire M. is going to be our new nursery coordinator. Thank you, Claire! Thank you also to Danielle (outgoing coordinator) for all of your work to serve the families with little ones.
 
Claire will be making a new nursery schedule soon and would be happy to welcome new volunteers to the rotation. Please email her at claireprewitt@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer.
 
5. LTPC Ladies White Elephant Gift Party: Ladies, you are invited to a White Elephant Gift Exchange party at Danielle’s house on Saturday, December 9th at 7:00pm. Bring a wrapped White Elephant gift to exchange. Light refreshments will be served.
 
If you haven’t heard of this kind of party before, check this link http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-a-white-elephant-gift-exchange.htm for more information about this type of party.
 
6. Save the Date – Ladies Christmas Cookie Party: Sarah S. will be hosting a Christmas Cookie Party (a cookie swap and maybe some cookie decorating) on Monday, December 18th at 7:00pm. More information to come soon.
 
Service Reminders:

Children’s Worship: Kelly M.
Communion: Mary Ann B.
Greeters: Mechelle S. and Debbie B.
Nursery: Peter K. and Debbie B.
Refreshments: Lindsey G.

Announcements for 11/19

Here are the announcements for this week:

Announcements:
1. Prayer: Prayer is in the Conference Room at 8:15am.

2. Sunday School: Sunday School is at 9:00am. This week Shaun will begin a Survey of the Major Prophets, which is a new class for the adults.

3. Worship: Worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon will be from Exodus 16.

4. Women’s Event – Save the Date!: Ladies, we will be gathering for a White Elephant exchange and party on Saturday, December 9th. Stay tuned for more details.

5. Operation Christmas Child: If you have “adopted” one of the Lake Trails Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes the deadline to return the boxes to church is this Sunday morning, November 19th. Don’t forget to pay the $9 shipping cost. You can put a check in your box or pay to “follow your box” and print a label here: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/…/

Avery and Sarah S. will be taking the shoe boxes to the drop-off site the afternoon of the 19th. Please be sure that the boxes get to the collection table or to one of them right after worship this Sunday. If you forget to bring your box on Sunday morning, check this link to find the information on when and where you can drop off your box. The last collection day is this Monday, November 20th: https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/…/

If you have general questions about Operation Christmas Child, contact Sonja (oetzel@juno.com). If you have questions about shoe box collection, contact Sarah (sarah.sterk23@gmail.com).

Service Reminders:
Children’s Worship: Diana A.
Communion: Bonnie R.
Greeters: Susan E. and Bonnie R.
Nursery: Bob and Mary Ann B.
Refreshments: Mechelle S.