Annual Blessed to Be a Blessing Sunday is October 17 - The Mission Team will arrange all your gifts of fresh fruits and veggies on the chancel on Saturday morning, Oct 16 or will add what you bring on the 17th 10 minutes before worship begins.
Thanks to our friends at Rite Aid Pharmacy - 14 members rolled their sleeves up and received their flu shots after the service 10/3.
Syracuse-bound Afghan refugees (nearly 300) are expected to continue to arrive as winter approaches, with Luther Memorial supporting a Winter Coat Drive from 10/17 to 11/21.
But anything goes (any non-perishable food item) this month to benefit the St. Paul Food Pantry ministry. The food pantry has been managed 20+ years by Judy Eyer, providing food to families of Syracuse's Near Westside.
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