With joy and thanksgiving, Council President Donna Parks rearranged her vacation plans to be present when Vicar Susan Feurzeig, the newly appointed pastor of Luther Memorial, was ordained at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Atlanta, GA on Sunday, January 5th.
We recently shipped your donation of >< 500 pill bottles to Matthew 25 Ministries, for inclusion in medical supplies shipments. The pill bottle program and our support helps improve medical care in developing countries & caring for our environment. Thank you!Matthew 25 Pill Bottles
A shout out to Channel 3 and its PSA about the clothing drive today at Syracuse's SW Community Center. We welcomed the chance to share coat donations from the Community Closet/Luther Memorial Church mission partnership.
The Community Closet's clothing drive in Skaneateles in November generated about 1.5 tons of winterwear for distribution in Syracuse and the surrounding area. Donations are prepped, mended/washed as needed; sized and distributed through the generosity of Luther Memorial members and volunteers. Here you see a stack of coats heading to our neighbors on the Southside of Syracuse.
On January 7th, 15 people lost homes and 5 businesses were destroyed as the small community of Boonville witnessed a devastating fire in their historic downtown. Luther Memorial & the (non-profit) Community Closet donated & delivered 2 large boxes of needed clothing. (see boxes on left) to the Boonville United Methodist Church, spearheading the collection.
The BookBinders group opted for a little light reading as we crack open our books of a comic yet sincere exploration of faith and the foibles of modern life in The Jesus Cow by Michael Perry - Get reading, or simply join us for some relaxed banter - (upstairs) Library, Sundays, 9:45am.
Rejoice and be glad, and please plan on joining us as we celebrate the arrival of our new pastor on Sunday, February 2nd at the 8 and 11am services.
Luther Memorial hosts Tom Henry presenting "*Election 2020: Where we are, How we got here and Can we talk about it civilly?" *$20 includes lunch; sponsored by the Central Crossroad Conference with Registration 8:45a - program 9am-2pm; Registration a must.
Approximately 500 pill bottles were recently collected and processed (washed, dried, packaged by size) to be sent to Matthew 25 Ministries-thanks to everyone for your support & check out a few pictures of packaging under photos.
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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