St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, North Baltimore
“In Our Footsteps” is Pastor Ralph Mineo’s sermon topic at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in North Baltimore on Sunday, October 18 at 10:15 a.m.
Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:00 a.m.
Following worship, the SLCW (St. Luke’s Church Women) will hold their “Fall Bake Sale.” Proceeds will be for the ministries of the SLCW, within and beyond the congregation.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, McComb
On October 18, St. John’s Lutheran Church, McComb will celebrate 150 years as a congregation. Festival Worship with Holy Communion will begin at Noon.
Pastor Ralph Mineo, current pastor of the congregation, will lead worship and Bishop Marcus Lohrmann of the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) will bring the message: “Chosen to Proclaim the Wonderful Acts of God.”
There will be two anthems: “In God’s House” by St. John’s Children’s Choir, and “There is Joy in the Lord” by the McComb United Methodist Church Adult Choir. (The Methodist Church has been worshiping at St. John’s while repairs are being made to their sanctuary due to a fire in August 2014.
Worshipers will join in a catered fellowship dinner at the McComb American Legion. A program will include two anthems: “Alle, Alle” by St. John’s Children’s Choir, and “Amazing Grace (My Chains are Gone)” by the McComb United Methodist Church Adult Choir. There will be a proclamation by the McComb mayor, a history of the congregation, given by President of the congregation, Dave Sharninghouse, concluding remarks by Pastor Ralph, and the sung Benediction by the Methodist Choir.