2 Corinthians 9:6-15
9:6 The point is this: the one who sows
sparingly will also reap sparingly,
and the one who sows bountifully
also reap bountifully.
9:7 Each of you must give as you
have made up your mind, not
reluctantly or under compulsion,
for God loves a cheerful giver.
9:8 And God is able to provide you with
every blessing in abundance, so that by
always having enough of everything,
you may share abundantly in every
9:9 As it is written, "He scatters abroad,
he gives to the poor; his righteousness
9:10 He who supplies seed to the
sower and bread for food will supply
and multiply your seed for sowing
and increase the harvest of your
9:11 You will be enriched in every
way for your great generosity, which
will produce thanksgiving to God
9:12 for the rendering of this ministry
not only supplies the needs of the
saints but also overflows with
many thanksgivings to God.
9:13 Through the testing of this
you glorify God by your obedience to the
the gospel of Christ and
generosity of your sharing
them and with all others,
9:14 while they long for you and pray
for you because of the surpassing
grace of God that he has given you.
9:15 Thanks be to God for his
November 1--Immanuel Church Conference, 10:00 a.m.
November 2---9:30 Worship Service with Holy Communion, The Lord's Supper is a holy meal of bread and wine that symbolizes the body and blood of Christ. The Lord's Supper recalls the life, death and resurrection of Jesus and celebrates the unity of all the members of God's family. By sharing this meal, we give thanks for Christ's sacrifice and are nourished and empowered to go into the world in mission and ministry. We practice "open communion," welcoming all who love Christ, repent of their sin, and seek to live in peace with one another. Come, let us celebrate together! Potluck following the service.
November 2--12 noon to 6:00 p.m. St. Mary's Lutheran Church
All are welcome:
Shalom Center Pasta for Poverty/Silent Auction/Bake Sale
November 6---United Methodist Women,
1:00 pm in Immanuel's Dining Room.
Program Speaker--Jail Chaplain
November 9, 16, 23, 30---Immanuel---9:30 Worship Service, 10:30 Fellowship, 11:00 Children's Sunday School
November 9, 16, 23, 30---11:00-11:45 a.m. Children's Sunday School in Room # 2
November 11--Veterans Day
November 23, 3:00pm. Come help decorate the church for Christmas.
November 27--Happy Thanksgivng!
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