Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 Worship Service

Sunday School

Remember to wear clothing or accessories from other countries/cultures for world communion Sunday.

ES Age 4 – Gr 2 – Meets at 9:30 in the cafeteria. Contact Lynn Loveman or Amy Harbaugh for more information

ES Gr 3 – 5 – Meets at 9:30 in the cafeteria. Contact Kristi Hoskins or Julie Rogers, Sunday School  coordinators if you need more details or wish to help.

MS – Meet at 9:40 in the back of the cafeteria. Contact Ruth Ingulsrud or Pastor Claudia for more information.

Adult Intro to Bible Study – Meets at 9:40 in upstairs room in the same building where worship service is held. Child care provided.

Worship – 10:55 am

Scripture: 1 John 4:7-12, Matthew 5:14-16

Sermon: “Sharing Eucharist”; Rev. Claudia

This Sunday please bring breads from other cultures (french bread, German bread, pita bread, tortillas, osenbei, etc.) for our communion table. Also wear an ethnic costume or short or scarf.  Try to dress internationally if you can!   Look at your wardrobe- you must have something! Aloha shirts, saris, Chinese dresses, sombreros, Swedish dresses, Thai scarves…. be creative!

Read more about World Communion Sunday at the end of this message.

Steering Committee -  meets after church at 1PM

Looking ahead…

Oct. 10 – High School students meet with Pastor Claudia for lunch after church

Oct . 24 – ARI Rev. Jon McCurley preaching

Oct.  31 – Reformation Sunday; Jim Sack preaching

Nov. 7 – Joint Worship Service with Mitaka Lutheran Church; 10:30AM

Nov.  21 – Thanksgiving Sunday and Potluck

Nov. 28 – First Sunday in Advent

Dec. 3 – Friday Caroling for Peace at Tokyo Union Church; 7:30PM

Dec. 12 – Christmas Pageant

Dec. 19 – Christmas Caroling at neighborhood orphanages

Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service; 7:30PM

Jan 21-23 – Women’s Conference; Karen Seevers is this year’s chairperson

Service to our congregation and community

Church Directory – Please check the hard copy church directory located on the bulletin board for your current contact information. The directory includes phone, email and birthday information. Contact Toshi Sasao for changes or to be included in the directory.

ARI always needs:  bicycles, vacuum cleaners, washing machine, kerosene stove, sugar, vegetable oil, unused stamps, unused postcards, umbrellas, new slippers, flannel bed sheets

Share your gift of music during worship—see worship chair Betsy Terada.

If you have a special request for a praise song or hymn, contact Betsy Terada.

Interested in being a liturgist? Contact Betsy Terada.

Interested in joining the prayer chain? See Pastor Claudia or Kayo Ozawa, prayer chain coordinator.

Interested in becoming a Lay Eucharistic Minister? Contact Pastor Claudia.

Interested in being a liturgist? Contact  Betsy Terada.

Child care is available from 9:30 – 10:30 and 11:00 – noon.  Location is on the 2nd floor in the same building where worship service is held.

Prayer requests – send to Pastor Claudia or Prayer Chain Coordinator Kayo Ozawa.

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