First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Odenton

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This Past Week's Sermon:  Jesus Prays for Us  Listen
 John 17:11-19 

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Confirmation Sunday
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FELC Confirmation Sunday is May 20th at the 11:00 Service:

Be sure to congratulate our four confirmands as they are confirmed on Pentecost Sunday at the late service. Logan, Gabriel, Rachel, and Keegan will also celebrate their first communion as they continue their lifelong journey in Christ.

Confirmation Verse Test: Match these confirmation verses with their confirmand: John 3: 16; Psalm 55: 22; 1st Peter 1: 13; and Acts 16: 31. Let them know if you got a correct match.

Ladies Tea and Flowers
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Ladies of All Ages!
Join us for an afternoon of tea and take home a potted flower.

 

May 27, 1:00-3:00 PM
 

FELC Fellowship Hall

Special Events in May
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May is Worship Board Emphasis Month

1 - Confirmation (6 pm)
1 - Interesting Topics (7 pm)
2 – Choir Rehearsal (7:30 pm)
3 – National Day of Prayer
3 – Prayer Group (1 pm)
3 – Prayer Shawl Group (7 pm)
7 – Ladies Auxiliary Meeting (6:30 pm)
8 - Confirmation (6 pm)
8 - Interesting Topics (7 pm)
9 – Choir Rehearsal (7:30 pm)
10 - Ascension
10 - Prayer Group (1 pm)
10 - Prayer Shawl Group (7 pm)
13 – Mother’s Day
13 – Voters’ Assembly (9:30 am)
14 – Planning Council Meeting (7 pm)

15 – Confirmation Rehearsal and Pizza Party (6 pm)
15 – Interesting Topics (7 pm)
16 – Choir Rehearsal (7:30 pm)
17 - Prayer Group (1 pm)
17 – Prayer Shawl Group (7 pm)
19 – Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study (9 am)
19 – Flea Market (9 am-2 pm)
19 – Armed Forces Day
20 – Pentecost and Confirmation
22 – Interesting Topics (7 pm)
24 – Prayer Group (1 pm)
24 – Prayer Shawl Group (7 pm)
27 – Trinity Sunday
27 – Tea Party (1 pm)
28 – Memorial Day
31 – Prayer Group (1 pm)

 

 

Sunday School
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By Ursula Pinckney

It's so hard to believe that another year of Sunday school is about to pause for a summer break. This was another year of learning about Jesus and his love and sacrifice for us. We were excited to greet our new Pastor and his family! Then having Mike & Kathy Schmidley step up and help out with the opening, including singing and music, was an unexpected blessing! The students and teachers in pre-school to 5th grade appreciated the great job they did and we want to thank them for all their efforts!

Thanks also go out to Ms. Susan, Ms. Alice, Ms. April, Ms. Brenda and Mr. Mike who worked as our regular teachers! Additional thanks for others who have served as substitutes, program directors, and helpers. Thanks to Pastor Fisher for leading our adult class in Bible Study.
 

A Sunday school is dependent upon faithful workers who want to see that the children of our church and the friends they may bring hear about the love of God our Father and Jesus his Son. So we pray a special blessing to these people as they shared their love, time and resources with the children of our church.

We would like to ask you to pray that the Holy Spirit guide future growth of our Sunday school and future teachers and helpers in the coming year. Mostly we'd like to encourage you and your children to invite others so that no one is unaware of the love and blessing God has for all of his children!

Confirmation Classes for 2017-2018
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Confirmation classes for 7th and 8th grade students will begin in October for the 2017-2018 session, culminating on 3 June 2018 (Pentecost and Confirmation Sunday).

This year, Lesson 1: Introduction to Confirmation and to the 10 Commandments will be held on Sunday, 8 October and Tuesday, 10 October.

A detailed calendar of classes and lesson notebooks will be provided to each confirmand.

1st year confirmands will also receive a special Bible and Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanations.

Each class will be taught twice: on a Sunday and on a Tuesday, allowing each confirmand the opportunity to easily attend confirmation classes as well as school or other activities.

Parents of prospective confirmands are urged to contact Mike Petersen at 443-223-5884 or at maprlp@verizon.net to register their child or to obtain more information.

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This week's events...

Sunday, May 20, 2018
Blended Service 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Sunday School 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Confirmation Sunday Service 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Interesting Topics 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Prayer Group 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Prayer Shawl Group 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Blended Service 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Sunday School 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Traditional Service 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ladies Tea and Flowers 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  
  
 

 

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