Sunday, May 1st we were honored to be a part of little Oliver’s baptism. Let your light so shine before others that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.
“ lFrom shopping carts, to vehicles, to the Communion Rail, and, ultimately, to those needing food support …
Our Lenten Ton of Food for a Ton of Good discipline is in full swing. Thank you to all of our generous donors and to our partner distributing organization, the Midwest Food Bank!
Keep those donations flowing, either in food or financial. All assistance is appreciated at all levels.
Midwest Food Bank’s most-needed items currently include:
• Canned fruits and vegetables
• Canned meats (tuna, chicken, Spam, etc.)
• Boxed meals (mac and cheese, Hamburger Helper, etc.)
• Canned meals (ravioli, chili, etc.)
• Peanut butter (no glass jars, please)”
All God’s Creation is deserving of care and love. We thank all who supported our Fur Baby Christmas ministry and special thanks to the very special lead volunteer who organizes the effort!
De04tceum5bfer i315l, 27021 76rea88t 12:52a PMda · Thank you to Grace and Peace Lutheran Church for doing a supply drive for TAPS. In addition to the pictured supplies, they raised $683.38. The $0.38 was from a very sweet 5-year-old boy that wanted to contribute. Thank you to his parents for showing him the importance of giving back! We couldn’t do our work without you!
Thank you to all who worked hard to provide Christmas gifts, mittens, gloves, and scarves to 90 client families served by the Foster Care Program of our local #lutheransocialservicesofillinois office. This long tradition of service is an important part of our Christmas ministry and missional community involvement.
Thank you to all the volunteers who helped pack and deliver food boxes
for 12 families through Lutheran Social Services.
Pastor Mary Beenken and Pastor Nathan Johnson helped The Peoria Humane Society celebrated the bond between animals and humans with our 26th annual Blessing of the Animals. Community pets and shelter animals were blessed in honor of Animal Shelter Appreciation Week!, November 7 – 13, 2021.
Youth Group had their first movie this month. Our kids enjoy some popcorn while watching Prince of Egypt.
Our Nurturing Thursday Dinner for the month of November was at Cayenne in Peoria. A good time was had by all who attended.
This month our Community Action Ministry visited Peoria rescue Ministries. Big thank you to Jason who provided us with the tour. Definitely God’s hands at work.
Huge Thank you to the volunteers who completed two Saturdays of interior and exterior Fall clean-up and spruce-up work.