Wednesday Connections, January 16, 2019
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Our January semi-annual congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, January 27, at 11:00 a.m. The theme will be A Day at the Movies. Please note that there will be only one worship service that day at 10:00 a.m. with no Sunday School.
Praise Ensemble. We are starting a praise ensemble this year! This group will be singing and playing various styles of worship music. The Praise Ensemble will sing/play twice a month. If you would like to play or sing in this non-auditioned group, please attend the interest meeting at Noon on Sunday, January 20. If you have any questions, please contact Vanessa.
Bible study with Pastor Nick. A bible study on the book of Zechariah began this month. We meet in the Fellowship Room each Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. See you there!
Superbowl briskets. The Men's Group will be smoking briskets for Super Bowl weekend again this year. Proceeds from the sale of these delicious marvels will be split between support of the Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Irving and a Men's Group project to provide seating for the pavilion. You can sign up for brisket at the Fellowship kiosk. It will be sold by the pound ($20/pound) or $100 for a complete brisket (approximately 6-7 pounds cooked weight).
Last Sunday's outreach was serving dinner at the Ronald McDonald House, a “home-away-from-home” for families of seriously ill children at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth. We look forward to doing this again in the future.
Keep in prayer. Please keep the following people in your prayers: Samantha, Ron, Debbie, Alan, Jerry, LaRue, Gary, Pam, Lorraine, Buddy, Darla, Piper family, Mishoe family, Brenda and Kelly, Joan, Virginia, Lara and Gabe, Sean, Gae, Peters family, Adam, Bria, Troy, Jett, Jillian, Corbin, D, Kelli, and Roger.
This Week and Next

Wednesday, January 16
5:45p Via de Cristo/Emmaus
6:15p Handbell rehearsal
6:30p Confirmation
7:00p Choir rehearsal
8:00p Orchestra rehearsal

Sunday, January 20
9:00a Worship with nursery
10:00a Sunday School
11:00a Worship with nursery
Noon Praise Ensemble meeting

Monday, January 21
7:00p Stephen Minister suprv.

Tuesday, January 22
7:00p Bible Study with Pr. Nick

Wednesday, January 23
5:45p Via de Cristo/Emmaus
6:15p Handbell rehearsal
6:30p Confirmation
7:00p Choir rehearsal
8:00p Orchestra rehearsal

Saturday, January 26
7:30a Emmaus staff training

Sunday, January 27
10:00a Worship with nursery
11:00a Congregational meeting 
Church Master Calendar
Save the Date

Saturday, February 2
8:00a Men's Group breakfast and brisket smoking
Past Week's Videos
Special music by Vanessa and James: "Breathe"
Anthem: "I Have Called You by Name"
Pastor Kathy Baines' sermon
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Sunday worship with nursery: 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Sunday school for all ages: 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Rev. Nick Billardello, Pastor
Taylor Perkins, Director of Family Ministries
Vanessa Crixell, Director of Choral Ministries and Office Manager
James Crixell, Director of Instrumental Ministries
Roger Burnell, Organist and Accompanist
Church office (M/Tu/Th 9a–4p and W 11a–4p): 817-601-7128

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Abiding Grace Lutheran Church
1060 E Highland Street
Southlake, TX 76092

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