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The teen youth magazine, Higher Things, is no longer in print. Please go to higherthings.org for further information & Video Shorts. Higher Things is on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, & hosts weekly podcasts.
We are requesting volunteers to serve has Acolytes. The only requirements are that you are in 4th grade or higher and can reach the candles. Please contact Pastor Rastl at the church office if you are able to serve. Thanks
Know what is going on!! Look for St. Peter Youth on Facebook (found under St Peter Lutheran School). This is a closed account for the privacy of our youth. To join please visit our page and ask for an invite to see what our youth have been up to and have coming up. You may also call the church office and leave us your Facebook address and we can send you an invitation. Keep in touch, let us know what you would like to do in the future and post pictures of the fun events we have been able to go and do.
LADIES GUILD NEWS
The Ladies Guild is always welcoming new members. The only requirement is wanting to serve the Lord. Please come anytime and enjoy our Christian fellowship.
Serving on Altar Guild - August - October is - Cindi Daniels, Kim Dunkerly, & Sandy Smith
Our remind caller for Sunday Greeters - There will not be greeters until further notice.
Altar flowers - If you would like to place flowers on the altar, please contact the church office.
The Ladies Guild are still selling the 150th Anniversary Cookbooks and Rada Cutlery. These make wonderful gifts. Please contact Rosalie Klemann to place an order or have any questions. Please make checks out to St. Peter Lutheran Ladies Guild.
OUR PRAYER LIST
Our Sick – Bill Bloebaum, Virgil Bloebaum, Jaclyn Ray, Dave Holmes, Larry Klemann, Jeannie Yochum, Carol Theriac, Rob Holmes, & friends of the congregation, Rick Sievers, Tess Harvey (Carol Theriac’s daughter), Bethany Grimes (John & Gerald Oexmann’s niece), Lucas Jones (friend of Rich & Marsha Rehwald), Tammy Eccles (friend of Kristi Safranek), Kevin Kahre, Ron Carie, Bob Nichols (Renee Schenk’s father), Cathie Bloebaum, Linda Obermeyer, & Bruce Donnar (Daneice Turbett’s father), Terry Ewer (Dalton Ewer’s grandmother), Bill Davis and Trina Davis (Tina Perry’s siblings), Carol Kerzan, Kim Lanning
Our Shut-In – Rob Holmes, Peggy Driskill (Bethel Manor, Evansville), Kay Martin (Lodge of the Wabash), Carol Theriac (Oak Village, Oaktown)
Our Military – Drew Russell, Keegan Wisehart, Justin Moore
WORSHIP ASSISTANCE SCHEDULE
SUNDAY, August 2 @ 10:00 am
Bernice Schenk (Organist)
Sherly Bloebaum (Deacon)
Scott Schenk, Mark Bosecker, Jim Wessel, Larry Ellerman (Ushers)
SUNDAY, August 9 @ 10:00 am
Bernice Schenk (Organist)
Larry Ellerman (Deacon)
Gerald Oexmann, Jeff Daniels, Bobby Rehwald, Kevin Dunkerly (Ushers)
Dear members of St. Peter's,
“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” —Psalm 118:24
While the threat of Covid-19 is not over, we will once again be able to gather in God's house to receive His gifts. Praise God from whom all blessings flow!
Starting May 10th, we resumed Sunday morning services at 10:00am. There will be some changes in order to comply with safety guidelines.
We have resumed the regular Communion schedule of the first and the third Sundays of the month..
In Christ, Pastor Nathan P. Rastl
Rural King is hosting Church Week August 2-15, 2020. To donate to St. Peter’s, keep your Rural King receipts dated between August 2-15, 2020. Go online to ruralking.com/churchweek to upload your receipt, and choose St. Peter Lutheran Church as the organization to receive your donation. Rural King will donate 10% of each valid receipt total.
The staff of the Indiana District meets for prayer and Bible study on Monday mornings. At this time they pray for the congregations and schools of the district. This week our congregations will be specifically named in their prayers. Continue to remember the Indiana District staff in your prayers as they walk with us to carry out the work of God’s kingdom.
The 2020 Church Directories are available in the Narthex.
The children’s bulletins will be placed in the narthex next to the hand sanitizer. The Busy Bags will return when it’s safe to do so.
Please keep Pastor Michael Paul and his family in your prayers, as well as all missionaries. The latest Paul family newsletter is posted in the narthex.
Still available for anyone interested. In honor of our church’s 150th Anniversary we are selling Commemorative Ornaments & Commemorative Cookbooks. Please contact Rosalie Klemann or Barb Ellermann after church services, or order forms are available to take home and return later.
CHURCH CALENDAR FOR Week of August 2
SUNDAY AUGUST 2 - Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, Worship & Holy Communion 10am
MONDAYS – Offices are closed
SUNDAY AUGUST 9 - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Divine Worship 10am.