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Meditation and Announcements

Meditation:

The summer begins with Memorial Day in an unofficial way. Last year the Boys Scouts could not place flags on the graves of veterans in Michigan. I would go to the cemetery in Saline, Michigan to stand at the graves of as many of the veterans I could find. I have no idea who these people were as I read their rank and service branch. I don’t know if they were nice men of women. I said a little prayer of thanks to God. It was more about me remembering that they had done something that a small percentage of a country’s population does when it has a standing military. It also reminded me that my true identity is in relationship to God. I hope that this weekend we may show our respects to deceased veterans, but that it also helps us remember the identity we have through the Holy Spirit.  Let us all remember to let God’s love drape over us all.

Announcements: 

Vacation Bible School 2021 "Fresh Faith"
Come join us to hear about some of Jesus New Testament miracles!
June 21-25 from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. For ages 4-5th grade.
We will have Story time, Music, Recreation, Crafts and Snacks!! This will be a fun week for kids!
You can sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0945a4a723a7f85-fresh
If you have any questions, contact Mandy Wasserman 419-308-5117 or Wendy Fisher 419-308-3604
We still need people to lead the kids to each group. If you can help, please let us know. Ask your Kids and Grandkids. This is a great way to get community service hours.


All are invited to June 8th Meeting of the Portage Valley Federation of Lutheran Men and Pastors at Faith Lutheran Church Fremont , OH. Fellowship begins at 6:30pm and worship begins at 7:15pm. The location is 1187 County Rd 128 & Rt. 20 Fremont, OH. The Special Speaker for the evening is Mr. Mike McMaster of the Wood County Historical Society speaking on “ Henry County in the Great War”. The offering is dedicated to the Luther Home of Mercy in Williston, OH for new beds for the residents of the home.
Don Gerke will be leave from the church parking lot at 6:00pm if you would like to ride with Don.
If you are unable to attend and wish to contribute to the project send a check to the Treasurer Ralph Aufdenkamp 8369 Kramer Rd. Bowling Green, OH 43402.
 

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