2414 Route 414 N. Waterloo, NY 13165
Church Office 315-539-8053

First Sunday in Advent, November 30, 2014

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ACTIVITIES and ANNOUNCEMENTS – Week of Nov. 30 – Dec. 6, 2014
Today: Worship – 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School and Bible Class– 10:45 a.m.
Monday: Bible Class – 7 p.m.
Tuesday: Bible Class – 1p.m.
Wednesday: Confirmation – 5:30 p.m.; Advent Dinner – 6 p.m.; Advent Service – 7 p.m.

Future Dates: Church Council – 12/15

Stewardship Sunday – If you did not bring your pledge information last Sunday, your information can be placed in the offering plate or left on the secretary’s desk.

Portals of Prayer for January – March 2015 are on the table in the narthex. Take one for you, a friend or neighbor.

O Lord, Hear Our Prayers!
For Troy Corsner, Hugo Esslinger, Wayland Daeffler; Carter Hergert, Millie Alicia; Rich Salato; Gary Verdine; Joyce Garrett; Jim Dawley, , Philomena Corsner, Mark Schneider, Douglas Bender, Corey Checho, Ronald Heitmann, Jane Armistead, Leigh Henry, Laurie Coughlin-Schenck, and Linda Barbi
Shut-ins: Audrey Daeffler, Joan Kuttner, Wilson Hauf

BIRTHDAYS: November 30 – Joseph Barbi; December 1 – Ida Sawall and Nancy Lee; 2 – Lera Braun; 5 – Irma Kraft

Acolyte Joel Kraft
Acolyte for 12/ 7/14 Emmalee French
Altar Susan Beltran and Mary Dalton
Ushers The Reed Family
Refreshments Golden and McDermott Families

Barnabas Project – If you have items to donate, please call 315-878-2886 and leave a message. AS A REMINDER, items should not be left without notifying either Beth Reed or Becky Palmer. Anything donated must be in good shape and clean. If you would like to make a contribution, checks may be made payable to “Calvary Lutheran Church-Barnabas.”

Printer Cartridges and Cell Phones – We are still collecting printer cartridges and may be left either in the box on the heater in the narthex or on the secretary’s desk. So far we have collected $598.655 for recycling these cartridges.

Voters’ Meeting – Love Fund/Barnabas – The December Love Fund Door Offering will go to the Barnabas Project. If you would like to contribute, checks may be made payable to “Calvary Lutheran Church-Barnabas Project” and will be collected on December 7th.

LWML and Thrivent Financial Project – Between now and January 4th, the LWML will be collecting: combs, soap, washcloths, hand towels, nail clippers, toothpaste, toothbrushes and bandaids for their community service project in partnership with Thrivent. Cash will also be accepted. Thrivent will match some expenses when you purchase the above items. Please save your receipts and turn them in when you leave your items. Any questions, see Sallie Strauss or Janice Hyde.

LWML Mites will be collected through Dec. 14th. Mites may be left on secretary’s desk.

Pastor Tim Duff’s Parents – Last year Pastor Duff requested help for his parents who were in assisted living in Hagerstown, MD. Pastor Floyd Duff served Calvary when it was just starting in Seneca Falls. We sent a check last year. Again the family is asking for our assistance. If you would like to contribute toward helping the Duffs, a check can be made payable to “Calvary Lutheran Church – Duffs” and we will combine all donations and send one check. Any questions, see Pastor or Nancy Lee. Donations will be received until December 14th.

Advent Supper – We start having our Advent dinners this coming Wednesday starting at 6 p.m. The Advent service will follow at 7 p.m.