Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 25

Christmas Trees and Greens Available

Would you like to decorate for Christmas and make your holiday spirit go farther? Michael is again offering trees and greens free of charge, but he is encouraging anyone who is able to make a donation to one of five different charities to help the poorest of the poor in the world. If you cannot …

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Nov 25

Breaking a Record or a Broken Record?

On November 12, Grace Lutheran Food Bank broke the all-time record for families receiving food. A total of 275 families were served on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as stragglers drove to the church to pick up their boxes. The weather broke records for sunshine and warmth as the men working in the alley removed their …

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Nov 24

‘Strangers in Kenya’ on a United States Adventure

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Murphy family is beginning their trek back to Africa with a stay in our area during the Christmas holidays, which ends for them on December 28. They will be in Africa for the New Year. The Beacon was unable to catch them before they began the process of packing up and heading …

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Nov 24

St. Nicholas Party

The party is set for December 4 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. and we still need volunteers to help out the night of the party. Please contact Pastor Bill, the church office, or Heather Manahan to volunteer. Helping those children less fortunate than ourselves is a great way to teach the true meaning of Christmas …

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Nov 24

Call Update

The Call Committee had a meeting with our potential candidate and was favorably impressed.  The next step is to go and see the candidate preach at his current calling.  They will be doing this on December 16.  ‘The Beacon’ will follow the process and report back in the next issue. Read more […]

Nov 23

Got Socks? Update

The Graceful women have collected and sent a care package of over 80 packages of socks to our men and women overseas. Due to the success of the drive, we are continuing to collect socks for another mailing. We need new cotton or tube socks in either black or white. Keep those socks coming and …

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