St. Paul Evangelical
Lutheran Church
105 S. Sixth St.
Chatsworth, IL  60921
Phone: (815) 635-3146
PLEASE FEEL WELCOME TO JOIN OUR SERVICE @ 8:45
UPCOMING:

SUN. MARCH 19
WORSHIP/COMMUNION/SUN.
SCHOOL


SUN. MARCH 26
WORSHIP/COMMUNION/SUN.
SCHOOL


SUN. APRIL 2
WORSHIP/COMMUNION/SUN.
SCHOOL


WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

LENTEN SERVICE 6:00
CHATSWORTH



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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Musical Leadership:  Our band rehearses for Easter

Verse of the month:  Jeremiah 31:34 . No longer shall they teach one another, or say to each "Know the Lord," for they shall all know me from the least of them to the greatest, says the Lord; for I will forgive their iniquity and remember their sins no more.
VISION:    We are a non-geographical community of faith learning to be Lutheran Christians, growing in our ability to love one another, inviting and welcoming all who want to join with us in serving the larger community around us.
    WORD FOR SUPPER.

Join us in an informal evening, Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:00 PM different membes will prepare soup for the group.  The group will gather in Chatsworth and Cullom on alternate Wednesdays.PM., where we share a light meal while reflecting on the scripture texts for the uncoming Sunday.  During the Fall/Winter  No preparation or scriptural knowledge is necessary. Just come for prayer, food, and around the table informal talk about the texts.
          Names for the Messiah,  author Walter Brueggemann
During Advent:  From the Publisher: in Isaiah 9:6, a divine utterance is given to use using four royal titles - Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace.
Names for the Messiah ponders each royal designation and how the people understood it then, how Jesus did or did not fulfill the title, and how Christian interpret Jesus as a repreentative of that title. 
Children from 1st to 5th grade gather with Ana Vieira after the Prayer of the Day and return to the Sanctuary for Communion.
Bluebird Counseling/Judith Augsburger, LCPC will be accepting clients who are wanting to address issues of depression, anxiety, loss/grief, conflict, or jus confusion regarding life transitions in a confidential setting.  Office hours will be:

Mon., Tues., Thurs. 2 PM - 7 PM
Wed:  10 AM, - 7 PM

Please call 815 673-9171 for an appointment.
Most insurance accepted.
   
Family's with children age 7 or older and would like to have them take first communion, please contact Pastor Mauricio.
    
    
Most of the Sunday Services are being projected on the screen in the Church.  This is another attempt to ease following the service.  Hymns are listed in the bulletin, including their location “Green Hymnal” or “Blue Book”
    
    
   
Council Retreat
3/4/17

Present:  Ron Briscoe, Blaise DeMuth, Steve Wahls, Bob Frase,  Pastor Maurcio

A Council retreat was held on the 4th of March 2017.  Pastor Mauricio led those present in a discussion on leadership and the roles of the Minister, the Council and the congregation.  The retreat began at 10:00 and concluded at 4:00.  

Closed with the Lord’s prayer:            Blaise DeMuth, Secretary