Notices for January 29, 2023

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of shampoo, conditioner, deodorant (men and women), toothpaste and coffee.  Thank you.

Windows of Joy Women’s Group has been rescheduled TO 2:00pm, February 4th at Linda Pekrul’s home (SNOW DATE:  2/11).  After Devotion, the group will enjoy board games together!  Feel free to bring your own board games as well.  Also, please let Linda know if you will be able to attend. It will be a very special time of fun and fellowship together! 

>>>>YEAR-END offering statements will only be printed on request this year.  Please contact Allison at or leave a message at 860-489-3685.  Thank you all for supporting our church home.

PASTOR’S NEW PHONE NUMBER – Pastor Mandile’s new phone number is (860) 573-6465. His old number will remain active until the end of the month.

LADIES AID MEETING on Sunday, February 5th, between services, in the room behind Pastor’s office.  All women of the church welcomed. 

From Pastor Mandile…

LCMS STEWARDSHIP MINISTRY Matthew 17:8 – “And when they lifted up their eyes, they saw no one but Jesus only.” Jesus is enough. Moses and Elijah point to Jesus and are happy to fade into the background. With our eyes focused on Him and Him alone, the rest of our lives come into focus. He is primary, all else secondary. When that order is right in our lives, things truly fall into place.

THEOLOGY FOR WHITE COLLAR, BLUE COLLAR & CLERICAL COLLAR… Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show and podcast produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. This week’s teachings include: I Am the Resurrection & the Life; Pastoral Visitation; The Nicene Creed; Pastoral Sabbaticals and more.  You can listen on-demand at, the LPR mobile app and your favorite podcast provider.

THURSDAY MORNING PRAYER SERVICE: During the season of Lent, we will begin an additional midweek service on Thursday morning. If you are interested, speak to or email Pastor ( so he can determine what time to schedule the service. All are invited to come hear God’s Word read and to petition our heavenly Father on behalf of the whole church on earth and all people according to their needs.

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