Shout Outs: Hard Work or Hardly Working

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To Neal Setchell for cutting up those nasty Juniper bushes into manageable pieces…way to go, brother, great work.

To Ron Malecek who will haul away the bushes and shrubs that have been pulled out of the south side gardens.  Your kindness is so appreciated.  Thanks!

To the Dynamic Duo of LaWayne and Earl Williams who cleaned the Hall, Gathering Space and facilities until all was shinning bright.  You two are blessed…thank you a million times over!

To Connie Nicholas who was at it again…hands deep in the soil, pruning and weeding those amazing gardens at church…your green thumbs are awesome!

To everyone who endured the chilly temps and loud music and enjoyed the Mt. Prospect Oktoberfest.  Special thanks to our Claudia Boyle who organized this St. Nicholas gathering…great work and a great time had by all!  Prost!

Are you ready for some… Bible Study?!!

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Lectionary

The Fun Starts Up Again October 5
Bible Study continues after the 10AM service. Please consider joining in the scriptural and spiritual conversation. Last season’s Islam and Christianity study was fascinating and certainly inspired lively conversation. We began our program on Sunday, October 5th after the 10am Liturgy. Join us as we delve into Sacred Scripture, engage in our relationship with Jesus and study how we understand and interpret the Bible. All are welcome.

P.A.D.S Community Meal September 19 at Christus Victor Lutheran Church

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“Providing Advocacy, Dignity and Shelter,” more commonly known as P.A.D.S., not only serves the area’s poor and homeless with safe and clean overnight shelter, P.A.D.S. also provides fun and filling meals.

On September 19th, St. Nicholas will be part of this ministry for the first time. We will provide the meal which will be served at Christus Victor Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The menu: mostaccioli with sausage or meat balls, green salad, dinner roles and/or French bread, cookies and/or brownies, chips and lemonade. St. Nicholas will supply the green salad while Vince and Jeff will bring the chips. Who is ready for some baking and cooking?

Our own Vince Ortero and Jeff Westerheide will coordinate this event. Jeff, Vince and our Laura Lampe have long been involved in this very important and necessary ministry. There is always room for more helping hands!

The sign-up sheet is in the gathering space at church. All are welcome to come and be part of this village-wide gathering.

God bless us, one and all.

manny@stnicholasepiscopal.org

Manny

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