Donation for Ghana

Pastor Eric and Mrs. Joyce Swensson will be going to Ghana in July and while there, they want to distribute a few things to the students at the Lutheran School for the Visually and Hearing Impaired – Legos, soccer balls, shorts, shirts, and used laptops and tablets. They use Legos to teach Braille, so if you …

Youth Life News – Summer Updates

Vacation Bible School is June 17-21. Volunteers are needed to help with games, crafts and fellowship. Please let Kelly Clark or Cynthia Cannon know if you are able to help out this summer. Adventure Camp Retreat is coming this summer, June 30-July 4. This amazing, fun week takes place in Orlando at the Grand Beach Resort on Lake …

Confirmation Camp 2024

Join us from July 21 – 25th at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simon’s Island, GA. This event is open to rising 7th graders- 12th grade. Registration is open now and due by June 23rd. The cost for the camp is $250.

Youth Life News

Thank you to everyone who helped out with the Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast this past Sunday. You all raised over $750! Awesome job everyone! And a special thank you to our adult helpers- Heather, Sherrie, Sara, Charlotte, Adam, Jackie, Joe, Anita, and David. See pictures below.  Vacation Bible School is June 17-21. Volunteers are needed to help …

Little Lambs Early Learning Center

Our Little Lambs – Early Learning Center serves the community by offering a faith-based, educational curriculum for children 2-5 years-old. Unlike many preschools, we focus on reading literacy, math and language skills, and the development of social and problem-solving skills. Also uncommon, we offer full-day and year-round programs for households where all adults work during the day. We …

Youth Life News

Sunday, May 12th is our Mother’s Day “Pancakes and More” Breakfast! Please mark your calendars. This fundraiser is a bit more involved than our last breakfast as we will have more variety in the menu. Help will be needed to serve after both the 8:30 and 10:30 services. So plan on being here from 8:30 until about 12:30pm. You can earn …

Youth Life News

Happy Easter season! We continue in this season of Easter until Pentecost Sunday, which is May 19, followed by Holy Trinity Sunday, May 26. We then continue in the season of Pentecost through most of October. The colors in the church will change from white to green. Our next youth fundraiser is Sunday, May 12th …

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The season of Lent is comes to an end as we observe Maundy Thursday and Good Friday worship services tonight and tomorrow. Sunday is Easter Sunday! Sunday services are at 6:30am, 8:30am and 10:30am. Thank you to those who have volunteered to assist with worship. Blessings on your worship during this Holy Week. See you Sunday!  Our …

Youth Life News

The season of Lent is coming to an end with Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday worship services next week. Next Sunday is Easter Sunday! There are many worship opportunities ahead, please prayerfully consider attending or even serving at one or more services. Thank you to those who have already volunteered! Our next youth fundraiser is …

Adventure Camp Retreat

Adventure Camp Retreat is coming this summer, June 30-July 4. This amazing fun week takes place in Orlando at the Grand Beach Resort on Lake Bryan and is open to youth currently in the Youth Life group. This event is full of adventure for sure: kayaking, paddle boarding, boating. glow in the dark laser tag, miniature golf along …

Summer Camps with Little Lambs Early Learning Center

Our Little Lambs – Early Learning Center serves the community by offering a faith-based, educational curriculum for children 2-5 years-old. Unlike many preschools, we focus on reading literacy, math and language skills, and the development of social and problem-solving skills. Also uncommon, we offer full-day and year- round programs for households where all adults work during the day. …

Vacation Bible School 2024

Take kids deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. At Scuba VBS, kids will be immersed in the Word and discover what living water is really all about! Join us June 17 – 21st from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm! Registration opens March 30th. For additional details, …

Youth Life Summer Get-Together

Mark your calendars for Sunday, August 20th, 10:30-3 pm. We are getting together for 10:30 worship followed by lunch, Sandwich Sunday service project, and a ping-pong tournament! You all had so much fun playing ping pong at camp, that we have purchased more paddles, nets and lots of ping pong balls This is a great day to get together …

Save The Date – Peru Mission Trip Update

We hope you have enjoyed the Peru Post emails, the Facebook updates and the photos shared in recent Announcements and online. The Mission Team certainly had some challenges getting to Tarma but all made it safely and managed to get a lot done in a short period of time!! The team will be sharing their …

Youth Life News

Mark your calendars for Sunday, August 20th, 10:30-3pm. We are getting together for 10:30 worship followed by lunch, Sandwich Sunday service project, and a ping-pong tournament! You all had so much fun playing ping pong at camp, that we have purchased more paddles, nets and lots of ping pong balls This is a great day to get together and …

LED Work Day

LED Work Day – Join us this Saturday, 8/12 at 8 am to help install 28 LED ceiling lights. All skill levels are needed as we will need those who are comfortable dealing with electricity but also runners, holders, trash crew, and general support. If you are available to serve, please contact the church office.

Music Rehearsals Beginning

5:30/8:30 Service Choir resumes practices on Tuesday, August 8th and is open to anyone with the desire to worship through song. Join us on Tuesdays at 6:00pm. If you worship on Saturdays or at 8:30am on Sunday, play an instrument and would like to occasionally accompany the pianist and organist, please use the Yellow Insert to …

Men’s Bible Study

Men’s Breakfast & Bible Study – Men, please make plans to join us Saturday, August 5 at 8:00 am. We start by sharing a meal together and then begin studies at 8:30 am. The current focus is on the 1st & 2nd Epistles of Peter. If you are not able to join in person, please join by Zoom – the link …

Peru Mission Trip

After 3 years we are so excited to return to Peru this month to serve in partnership with our brothers and sisters in Christ in Tarma. We have a small, but mighty team who will travel to Peru July 17 – July 28 . We look forward to worshipping together, hearing the stories of how God has …

Eye Glasses

Do you have any prescription eyeglasses at home you can part with? If so, please bring them in by July 9th and we will take them to Peru where we have partnered with a ministry that distributes them to those in need. Our Missionary Team leaves on July 17th! For those going on the trip, a …

Youth Faith Camp

Our Youth returned just over a week ago. But even in just the first few days of camp, the Youth had already placed mulch between the two buildings, made almost 200 sandwiches & bagged lunches for St Francis House, shopped for additional 555 food, and helped load the truck going to LSS. Plus time in …

Youth Life News

It’s time for Confirmation Camp!!!!  Youth will be meeting this Sunday, June 25  attending the 10:30 worship service and staying together for the whole week. There is a full week of service, study, fellowship, and fun ahead. After attending worship, the youth will work on their first service project for the week: Sandwich Sunday, making bagged lunches for the …

Youth Life News

Good afternoon, friends! Happy Summer! All 7th-12th grade youth are invited to join the Youth Life Bible Study held in the Shepherd Center during the Family Hour each Sunday. You meet from 9:40-10:25 am. Thank you to all the youth who helped with Vacation Bible School this past week. All the participants had a wonderful time! Confirmation …

AD Cantata

CANTATA! The Choirs will be presenting “A.D.”, a cantata that journeys through Holy Week until the Day of Pentecost. Mark your calendars and don’t miss this opportunity to hear the Word proclaimed through music and narration. A.D. will be present on Wednesday, June 14 at 6:30 pm (preceded by a fellowship meal at 5:30 pm.) and Sunday, June 18 at …

Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study

Men’s Breakfast & Bible Study – our men meet most First Saturdays and will gather again on Sat, June 3rd at 8am. In addition to the fellowship over a shared meal, we gather to be in the Word together. Our focus continues this month with Messianic Prophecies Found in the Psalms: Christ will ascend to Heaven (Psalm 68:18) & …

Summer 5 x 5 x 5 Project

The Summer 5-5-5 Service Project has begun! During the five weeks leading up to our Youth Life Confirmation Faith Camp, we strive as a community to collect 500 pounds of food and $500 in financial donations to support the Lutheran Social Service food bank and weekend backpack program.  Each Friday, hundreds of children across northeast Florida leave school in the afternoon …

Preschool Summer Camp

Join this 5 week program with indoor and outdoor activities: early literacy, language, math, science, and arts. We will also be focusing on faith, social skills, technology, problem-solving, and outdoor fun.

Youth Life News – Easter & Summer Updates

Good afternoon, friends! Happy Holy Week! Thank you to the youth who were able to help out with Maundy Thursday services today. Good Friday services are at Noon and 6:30 pm tomorrow. Please prayerfully consider joining us.  Mark your calendars for this Saturday, April 8th, to help with the annual Easter Egg Hunt. This event is …