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Sat, Oct. 31st, 2020, 12:37 pm
Readings, Announcements for November 1, 2020

Greetings from Living Word Lutheran Church

All Saints Sunday

November 1, 2020
9:00 AM Sunday Service;
via Facebook LIVE
First Reading: Revelation 7:(2-8) 9-17
Psalm:  Psalm 149
Second Reading: 1 John 3:1-3
Gospel Lesson:  Matthew 5:1-12

Saturday October 31
  Happy All- Hallows' Eve!
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Set Your Clocks Back One Hour before going to bed **
(or lose that extra hour of sleep & arrive at church before anyone else!) 
Sunday November 1

Service of the Word, 9:00 AM on Facebook live;
followed by weekly Service of the Sacrament ,
(off camera).    

Audio and service video links are posted later in the day at: livingwordml.livejournal.com to be viewed at a future time.
Wednesday November 4 Bible study -- Hebrews  7 - 8:30 PM, fellowhsip hall

>> Keeping these in our Prayers:      
   For the healing of our country and all citizens during these times of unease, disease, and unrest;
            specifically those who are fighting or recovering from the virus;
Tom D, continued recovery at home after covid infection; both Tom and Dayna are doing much better;
    Kathy, (Marla's sister), in the hospital in Portland, symptoms of possible TIAs (mini-strokes);
Wayne & Arlene, after a cancer diagnosis for Arlene and other living transitions coming on soon;
   Clint S,  (Immanuel friend), at the loss of his wife, Vera; ILC shared this link for the service held Oct. 14;
Judy R,  (Charlene's daughter), seeking clear diagnosis and treatment options for neck and spinal disk issues;
    Jennifer, (Charlene's daughter), eye pressure issues;
    Jake, (Charlene's grandson), heart rhythm issues have returned, repeat surgery or even transplant may be needed;

   Michele B., continued search for long-term backpain relief; surgery possible;    
   Evie E., at home;  Joyce R., at Columbia Crest;  & Gordon at Brookdale-Hearthstone;
   Those who may be struggling with depression or loneliness during this extended isolation; 
`    Friends and Family battling cancer:   
       Wayne R.,
(friend of the Bensons, businessman & former ML mayor);
Emma, (14 yr old daughter of Norm's friend Bob Tatum), stage 4 cancer diagnosis (hip & lungs) and beginning chemo;
Paul B., immunotherapy treatment; doing well with it;
       Angie, (Judene's sister), stage 4 lung cancer continues various treatments & new medical trials;
       Toni Sm-th (wife of Dick, Pastor Lou's pastor friend in N.Dakota), under treatment for lung cancer;
Carol G., (friend of Ila and Charlene), multiple myeloma;
Emily, (friend of Kelli), brain cancer, frontal lobe;
      Aliyah  (Ila's 3-yr old niece),  ganglioneuroblastoma (brain cancer);
      Bill, (brother of John Schafer), glioblastoma brain cancer & after radiation effects;        
   Those who mourn the loss of loved ones; 
          especially the Neustels, the Hochstatters,  Evie & Tom E, Mary R., Dawn V.,  Amanda H., Ila, Joyce R., Pr. Swanson;
    Friends and family members who struggle with addictions of various kinds,
    Active military & law enforcement, & fire fighters & their families: for safety and peace in the line of duty:
        esp (military)  Jonathan P,  Riley C,  Olaf M,  Brady E,   Jordan M,  Luke S,  Logan H,
        and (law enforcement) 
Justin E, Scott N, Jeff W, David H; 
   Those in the mission fields far from home, especially Danelle Putnam (and Brenna Moss);
   Expectant mothers (and fathers!)
-- and for those who would like to be; esp. Sara & Chris F.;
   Engaged couples preparing for marriage, especially Gaige & Danielle; Darby & Talen;
>>> Thanks and Praises
     --  the Pinkertons are all together and safe at home in Oklahoma now
>>> Continued prayers for:
               -- Michele B (back issues) --  Patty F-de -- Paul & Sandy --  Simon Rog-rs --  Ken & DeAnne (Deb's parents) -- Julie Rey-olds (Laurie O. sister, breast cancer) --  Danette, Kyle E.,  Loren, Josh -- Mary  & Gordon at Brookdale/Hearthstone; Joyce at Columbia Crest;   Rev. Steve My-rs (in Spokane) -- the farmers of South Africa.

SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR TONIGHT, OCT 31 : It's that time again ...

From email received from Thrivent Member Network -- NW Region: 
In September, our region was tragically hit hard by fires. To support our communities, Thrivent is holding a donation campaign for all ages to participate in. For each decorated pumpkin posted to our Facebook page or submitted via email, we’ll donate $10 to support fire relief for in Washington up to $10,000.  There is also a prize for the one with the most votes.
Check out the full details and download coloring pages here: Pumpkin Coloring | Post to Northwest Facebook page or email    
Share this fun opportunity with your friends, family, congregation, and peers.

Mutual Conversation Connections
Jonathan and Rachal the the two little daughters arrived safely in Lawton, OK, and all 6 Pinkert-n family are reunited for the first time since January.  Blessings on their new home and future!
Feel free to let us know if you have something going on, a need, or fun thing that has happened that you want to share;  just call or reply to this email.  --Debbie

Agnus Day                                          used by permission  --   agnusday [dot] org

Attendance last Sunday, 10.25.2020 --  44