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Announcements for 12/16/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am. This Sunday (December 16th) will be the last time that Sunday School meets until the new year.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Chris Vogel’s sermon text is Matthew 1:18-25.
 
4. Madison Women’s Book Club: The MWBC will have its December meeting on Sunday, December 16th at 7:00pm at Jo’s apartment. The book for this month is A Man Called Ove. Please contact Emma (emmavogel722@gmail.com) for more information.
 
5. Women’s Fellowship: Women’s Time for Fellowship, Sharing, & Prayer will be meeting on Wednesday, December 19th at 10:00am at the church. Please contact Debbie (debbiebakke41@gmail.com) for more information.
6. Board Game Night: There will be a Board Game night at Crescendo Espresso Bar on Monroe St. on Saturday, January 5th, 5:30-8:00pm. Contact Michael (vogelmichaelr@gmail.com) for more information.
 
7. Town Hall Meeting: Our annual Town Hall Meeting will be Sunday, January 6th following the worship service. The meeting will coincide with our monthly potluck.
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Emma V. and Pingli W.
Communion: Bonnie R.
Greeters: Susan E. and Bonnie R.
Nursery: Sunday School – Erin R. and Margaret B.
              Worship – Claire M. and Alisa M.
Refreshments: Mechelle S.

Announcements for 12/9/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am. This Sunday the adults will be hearing from Denise Runge (missionary in Kenya).
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Michael’s sermon is from Matthew 1:1-17.
 
4. LTPC Ladies White Elephant Gift Exchange Party: Ladies, you are invited to a White Elephant Gift Exchange party at Danielle’s house (102 S. Rock Rd. in Madison) this Saturday, December 8th at 7:00pm. Bring a wrapped White Elephant gift to exchange. Light refreshments will be served. Check this link http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-a-whiteelephant-gift-exchange.htm for more information about White Elephant Gift Exchanges.
5. Board Game Night: There will be a Board Game night at Crescendo Espresso Bar on Monroe St. on Saturday, December 15th, 5:30-8:00pm. Contact Michael (vogelmichaelr@gmail.com) for more information.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Kelly M. and Margaret B.
Communion: Sonja O.
Greeters: Peter and Marie K.
Nursery: Amy O. and Jo H.
Refreshments: Sonja O.

Announcements for 12/2/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am. Sunday School will meet weekly through December 16, but after that there will be a short break for the holidays.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon is on Romans 11:23-12:2.
 
4. Potluck and name tags: Our next monthly potluck will be this Sunday, December 2nd immediately following the worship service. Don’t forget to make a name tag when you arrive at the church on Sunday morning! Please sign up here when you know what you plan to bring to the potluck: https://perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=KKUJ8221&welcome=1
 
5. Children’s Worship Helpers Needed: Children’s Worship is in need of adult helpers in the upcoming weeks (including this coming Sunday!). Helpers assist the worship leaders and are not required to do any advance preparation. If you’re willing to serve the children of Lake Trails in this way, please sign up for as many Sundays as you would like in the “Helper” slot. If you have any questions, please contact Kelly (drkym1@yahoo.com). Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e094aa5a72c7-childrens1

Thank you to everyone who has served (and continues to serve) our children!
 
6. LTPC Ladies White Elephant Gift Exchange Party: Ladies, you are invited to a White Elephant Gift Exchange party at Danielle’s house on Saturday, December 8th at 7:00pm. Bring a wrapped White Elephant gift to exchange. Light refreshments will be served. Check this link http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-a-whiteelephant-gift-exchange.htm for more information about White Elephant Gift Exchanges.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Joshua L.
Communion: Mary Ann B.
Greeters: Rebecca W. and Gloria Y.
Nursery: Michael and Emma V.
Refreshments: Rebecca W.

Announcements for 11/18/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon is from Psalm 75.
 
4. Operation Christmas Child Boxes Due: Don’t forget that packed shoeboxes should be brought to church this Sunday, November 18th in the morning to be collected by Sonja. A gift of $9/shoebox for shipment costs should be given, either online or with a check enclosed in a filled shoebox. To understand more or to be inspired by this ministry, please go to samaritanspurse.org/occ. If you have any questions, please contact Sonja (oetzel@juno.com).
 
5. Madison Women’s Book Club: This Sunday, November 18th at 6:30pm the group (please join us even if you missed the last meeting or haven’t read the book!) will be viewing the movie version of November’s book, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society. For now the location is Emma’s apartment – please email Emma (emmavogel722@gmail.com) for more information. The next book club meeting is on Sunday, December 16th, 7-9pm at Jo Hudgins’ place. The book is A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

 
6. LTPC Ladies White Elephant Gift Exchange Party:

Ladies, you are invited to a White Elephant Gift Exchange party at Danielle’s house (102 S. Rock Rd. in Madison) on Saturday, December 8th 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-whiteelephant-gift-exchange.htm for more information.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Kelly M. and Pingli W.
Communion: Bonnie R.
Greeters: Susan E. and Bonnie R.
Nursery: Lindsey G. and Debbie B.
Refreshments: Mechelle S.

Announcements for 11/11/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon text is 1 Corinthians 16.
 
4. RUF Lectures: RUF UW-Madison (Reformed University Fellowship) is hosting Civil Rights Scholar Dr. Greg Thompson for three events this Friday and Saturday, November 9-10. If you want more information about the events or wish to register, please go to our Facebook page and look under “events” or find the events at Upper House’s website: https://www.upperhouse.org/events/
Friday, November 9th 12:00-1:30pm: Six Practices of the Church
Friday, November 9th 7:00-8:30pm: The Greatest of these is Love: Recovering the Voice of MLK
Saturday, November 10th 12:00-3:00pm: Cultivating Sustainable Faith in College
 
5. LTPC Ladies Book Club: Ladies, if you plan to attend the monthly book club at Emma’s home or have additional questions, please contact Emma (emmavogel722@gmail.com). The first meeting is Sunday, November 11th at 7pm and the first book will be The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Shaffer and Barrows.
 
6. Operation Christmas Child: Don’t forget that completed shoeboxes should be brought to church by the morning of Sunday, November 18th to be collected by Sonja. Shoebox items leftover from previous years are still on a table next to the missions table. Help yourself to these items on the table to put into shoeboxes for this year’s outreach project. A gift of $9/shoebox for shipment costs should be given, either online or with a check enclosed in a filled shoebox. To understand more or to be inspired by this ministry, please go to samaritanspurse.org/occ. If you have any questions, please contact Sonja (oetzel@juno.com).
 
7. Save the Date – LTPC Ladies White Elephant Gift Exchange Party:

Ladies, you are invited to a White Elephant Gift Exchange party at Danielle’s house on Saturday, December 8th 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-whiteelephant-gift-exchange.htm for more information.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Emma V. and Margaret B.
Communion: Sonja O.
Greeters: Peter and Marie K.
Nursery: Sunday School – Erin R. and Sarah S.
               Worship – Sonja O. and Lindsey G.
Refreshments: Sonja O.

Announcements for 11/4/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon is from 1 Corinthians 15:50-58.
 
4. Potluck and name tags: This Sunday, November 4th we will be having our monthly potluck right after the worship service. Don’t forget to make a name tag for yourself so that we can all have a chance to learn and remember names! If you know what you plan to bring to the potluck, please sign up here: https://perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=DHZH7306&welcome=1&fbclid=IwAR1eSAsJYUQx06O3OMYCDi5LWr8pVfj2PigUZ4pddxYtwFN6Wsi90cGZO20
 
5. LTPC Ladies Book Club: Ladies, if you plan to attend the monthly book club at Emma’s home or have additional questions, please contact Emma (emmavogel722@gmail.com). The first meeting is Sunday, November 11th at 7pm and the first book will be The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Shaffer and Barrows.
 
6. LTPC Ladies Wednesday Fellowship: Debbie B. is hosting a time of fellowship, sharing, and prayer for the women of the church on the first Wednesday of every month, 10-11am (end time flexible) in the Sunday School/office area at church. The first meeting will be Wednesday, November 7th. Please contact Debbie (debbiebakke41@gmail.com) if you plan to attend.
 
7. Operation Christmas Child: Some families or individuals have wanted to do their shoeboxes at home. To help with that effort, we will be putting leftover shoebox items on a table next to the missions table. Help yourself to things on the table to put into shoeboxes for this outreach project. There will be foldable boxes and brochures/labels available, also. A gift of $9/shoebox should be given, either online or with a check enclosed in a filled shoebox. If you bring your boxes to church by Sunday, November 18th, they will be delivered to the collecting church in Verona. To understand more or to be inspired by this ministry, please go to samaritanspurse.org/occ. If you have any questions, please contact Sonja Oetzel (oetzel@juno.com).
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Avery S. and Kelly M.
Communion: Mary Ann B.
Greeters: Rebecca W. and Gloria Y.
Nursery: Danielle S. and Lynn H.
Refreshments: Debbie B.

Announcements and Reminders for 10/28/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am. This Sunday is the beginning of the Sunday School version of “Spiritual Fitness Bootcamp” for the adults. The class will meet in the main worship area.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon is from 1 Corinthians 15:35-49.
 
4. Baby Shower: Ladies, don’t forget that there is a baby shower for Rebecca W. TONIGHT, 7:00pm, at Kelly’s house in Middleton. See the attached invitation for details. Please RSVP to Kelly right away at drkym1@yahoo.com if you plan to attend!
 
5. LTPC Ladies Book Club: Ladies, if you plan to attend the monthly book club at Emma’s home or have additional questions, please contact Emma (emmavogel722@gmail.com or 732-991-8303). The first meeting is Sunday, November 11 at 7pm and the first book will be The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Shaffer and Barrows.
 
6. LTPC Ladies Wednesday Fellowship: Debbie B. is hosting a time of fellowship, sharing, and prayer for the women of the church on the first Wednesday of every month, 10-11am (end time flexible) in the Sunday School/office area at church. The first meeting will be Wednesday, November 7th. Please contact Debbie (debbiebakke41@gmail.com) if you plan to attend.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Joshua L.
Communion: Elsa S.
Greeters: Mechelle S. and Debbie B.
Nursery: Peter K. and Debbie B.
Refreshments: Liz S.

Announcements for 10/21/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am. This Sunday is the last of Max and Shaun’s respective Sunday School series. Next Sunday (October 28) the adults will begin a Sunday School version of “Spiritual Fitness Bootcamp”.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon is on 1 Corinthians 15:12-34.
 
4. Baby Shower RSVP: Ladies, don’t forget that there will be a baby shower for Rebecca W. on Wednesday, October 24th (7:00pm) at Kelly’s house in Middleton. Please RSVP to Kelly at drkym1@yahoo.com if you plan to attend!
 
5. LTPC Ladies Book Club: Ladies, if you plan to attend the monthly book club at Emma’s home or have additional questions, please contact Emma (emmavogel722@gmail.com). The first meeting is Sunday, November 11 at 7:00pm and the first book will be The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Shaffer and Barrows.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Tara B. and Yanjun M.
Communion: Bonnie R.
Greeters: Bonnie R. and Janet M.
Nursery: Bob and Mary Ann B.
Refreshments: Sonja O.

Announcements for 10/14/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am. Max’s adult Sunday School class will be in the main room and Shaun’s class will be in the conference room.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon is from 1 Corinthians 14:1-11.
4. Devil’s Lake Dinner. Worship Time, and Ski-Hi: Come spend the day at Devil’s Lake State Park this Saturday, October 13th. Hike or boat that afternoon, then meet up for a bring-your-own picnic dinner at the Rock Elm Shelter (on the north shore) starting at 4:30pm. Stick around for a time of worship starting at 6:30pm.
 
Don’t forget that Ski-Hi Fruit Farm is located just south of the park and is worth a visit (open 8am-5pm) if you want apples, doughnuts, pies, etc: http://skihifruitfarm.com/
 
5. “Cry Room” Update: The Cry Room (located in a back corner of the main worship area) now has an audio feed! If you are using the room, you can turn the speakers on and off as needed to hear what is going on in the main worship area. Thank you to Christian and Gary for getting this project done!
 
6. Baby Shower RSVP: Ladies, don’t forget that there will be a baby shower for Rebecca W. on Wednesday, October 24th (7:00pm) at the home of Kelly M. Please RSVP to Kelly at drkym1@yahoo.com if you plan to attend!
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Avery S. and Yuhua Z.
Communion: Sonja O.
Greeters: Peter and Marie K.
Nursery: Sunday School – Erin R. and Margaret B.
              Worship – Alisa M. and Claire M.
Refreshments: Sarah S.

Announcements for 10/7/18

Here are this week’s announcements and reminders:
 
Announcements:
 
1. Prayer: Sunday morning Prayer will meet at 8:15am in the Conference Room.
 
2. Sunday School: Sunday School for all ages will be at 9:00am. Max’s adult Sunday School class will be in the main room and Shaun’s class will be in the conference room.
 
3. Worship: Sunday morning worship is at 10:00am. Shaun’s sermon will be on 1 Corinthians 14:26-40.
 
4. Potluck and Name tags: This Sunday, October 7th we will be having our monthly potluck right after the worship service. Don’t forget to grab a name tag from the information table before the service! If you know what you plan to bring, please sign up at this link: https://www.perfectpotluck.com/UCRX1838
 
5. Devil’s Lake Dinner and Worship: Come spend the day at Devil’s Lake State Park on Saturday, October 13th. Hike or boat that afternoon, then meet up for a bring-your-own picnic dinner at the Rock Elm Shelter (on the north shore) starting at 4:30pm. Stick around for a time of worship starting at 6:30pm.
 
Service Reminders:
 
Children’s Worship: Kelly M. and Pingli W.
Communion: Mary Ann B.
Greeters: Rebecca W. and Gloria Y.
Nursery: Amy O. and Jo H.
Refreshments: Rebecca W.