His Servants

December  2020

His Servants Update . . . 

 

Ephesians 2:10  "For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good

works, which God prepared in advance for us to do."

If you or someone you know is in need, please let

us know.

         His Servants was able to help organize another wood splitting day for the Feils.  It was a perfect day, with about 25 hard workers, a table full of yummy food, and a lot of great laughs and conversations. Thank you for all those who worked, cooked, organized, served, and offered words of encouragement.

His Servants was also able to help an elderly couple in the community, both covid postive, with some yard work – mostly raking leaves.  Thank you for those who helped in this way.

More Thoughts from Ali

            Everyone is pandemic weary and anxious to return to normal life. Socially isolating, while not torturous, is certainly not very fun. Those who live alone, are the most severely affected and do appreciate phone calls to break up their days. So if you can, just pick up the phone and call one of them from time to time.

            The Good news this week is that there are now two vaccines that may become available by the end of this year or early next year. It will take considerable time before it will be available to everyone, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. Both vaccines are reported to be much more effective than the traditional flu vaccine, so that is especially good news.

I found this little poem online which resonated with me. Maybe you will relate as well. I pray that you all remain well and look forward to re-joining you in the not too distant future.

 

"When This is Over"   a poem by Laura Fanucci

When this is over,

            may we never again take for granted…

A handshake with a stranger

Full shelves at the store

Conversations with neighbors

A crowded theater

Friday night out

The taste of communion

A routine checkup

The school rush each morning

Coffee with a friend

The stadium roaring

Each deep breath

A boring Tuesday

Life itself.

When this ends, may we find…

That we have become
more like the people
            we wanted to be
            we were called to be
            we hoped to be
and may we stay that way

            — better for each other
because of the worst.”

            As always,  if you are aware of someone who has needs that the church may fulfill, please let one of the commitee members know.

Servant Contacts:  

Ali Coulter      Justine Boulton 

Julie Walker      Judy Houglum  

The Work Goes On…..

Even though our churches are open, we know it is still not possible for some to attend. If you are able, please continue to support our churches as you are able.  With the uncertain financial situation and employment issues some will not be able to continue as in the past.  For those in more fortunate positions, maybe you can increase a little so we all make it thru this pandemic.

Contributions for Emmanuel can be mailed to: Sarah Tennessen (Emmanuel Financial Secretary)

Contributions for Hauge can be mailed to: Deanna Gard (Hauge Financial Secretary)

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