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Newsletter for April, 2017


Celebrate Life!


19The Apostle Paul puts it bluntly: “If for this life only we have hoped in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied.”


Wouldn’t we all feel foolish and a little silly if tomorrow we learned that Jesus just died and stayed that way?  What if we convinced ourselves that Christianity is just a hoax, God is just a myth, and faith is, as Marx said, “The opiate of the people?”


We would be wrong. Paul tells us “20But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died.”


Without a doubt, the cross killed him.  The Roman soldiers saw to that. But many witnesses (including Peter, James, and John) died confessing that Jesus was dead but is now alive. The gospel’s details differ, but the bottom line is the same: Christ died, and Christ is risen!  Celebrate new life this Easter!


“Jesus, The Giver of Life”


April 2, 2017 - The 5th Sunday of Lent – John 11:1-45


“The People of the Cross – Mary”


April 6, 2017 – Lenten Worship 7:00 P.M.


“He Emptied Himself”


April 9, 2017 – Palm/Passion Sunday – Matthew 26-27


“Bread of Life”


April 13, 2017 – Holy Thursday 6:00 P.M. Dinner and worship


“The Seven Words from the Cross”


April 14, 2017 – Good Friday Worship 5:30 7:30 P.M.


“Our No, God’s Yes!”


April 16, 2017 – Easter Sunday! - Matthew 28:1-10


“Not Seeing but Believing”


April 23, 2017- The 2nd Sunday of Easter – John 20:19-31


“The Two Tables”


April 30, 2017 – The 3rd Sunday of Easter – Luke 24:13-35


Women’s Bible Study April 27th 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.


Men’s Bible Study April 27th 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.


“United in Christ for the Sake of the World”


Ordination and Conference Assembly – 1:00 – 3:00 P.M. Saint Stephens Lutheran Church Granada Hills.


 


  • LSS Community Care


EMERGENCY SERVICES


Serving 60,000 individuals and families with basic needs like food, hot meals, clothing,


housing, transportation







and more.









 


PROGRAM RESOURCES


Operating over 50 specialized programs offering training that equips individuals and families with tools and resources that move them


toward independence.

 


FAMILY SUPPORT INITIATIVE


Srrounding families with the support they need to move out of poverty and also initiating changes in the community that result in eliminating barriers to economic stability.


 


Lutheran Social Services Newsletter for April, 2017


Hello everyone!   The most notable happenings this month for LSS were the Breakfast and the decision to change our Open to the clients days to Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday! We will send the hard copy and email new flyers out in the next week!


We will still have staff and/or volunteers on site Wednesdays for donation drop offs.


 Thank you!


To everyone and all the churches who came to support the Volunteers at the LSS Breakfast


And to Terry Bratcher and Beth Yaros who were named ‘Volunteers


of the Year’!


We had a wonderful turn out and had a very pleasant morning together.


 


SAVE THE DATE!


Our 33rd Annual Hal Manthei Memorial Golf Classic and


Silent Aucton will be May 15, 2017 at Moorpark Country


Club. If you would like to join the Organizing Committee, we


would love to have you!


Are you ALL ABOUT Silent Auctions? 


Organizatonal help is needed.


   We need Volunteers to help with Registraton, Sign-in, etc.


Mark your calendars and call Fiona, if you can help!


























 


        


 

Pastor Chuck Bunnell
charlesbunnell123@yahoo.com