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for the week of January 6th
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Join us this Sunday
8:30am ~ Adult Sunday School (via Zoom)
9:45am ~ Combined Worship Service (via Zoom)
11am ~ Children's (K- 8th Grade) Sunday School (via Zoom)
(see details below about how to participate online or by phone)
"Christ in Our Home" Devotional

Copies of the "Christ in Our Home" Devotional for the first quarter of 2021 is now available for pickup during church office hours (Monday-Friday 9:15am-12:15pm).

Because shipments of Christ In Our Home were delayed, the publisher is offering a temporary email option in case you can't pick yours up right away.  You can sign up to receive a daily email at https://go.augsburgfortress.org/temporary-christ-in-our-home-email.
Happy Epiphany! Bless your house with Pastor Leslie.
Click here to downolad the Epiphany House Blessing
VA Synod Epiphany Evening Prayer
Wednesday, January 6th at 7pm


The Virginia Synod is hosting an Epiphany Evening Prayer service on Zoom. Plan to join us on January 6, 2021, at 7pm LIVE on Zoom.

To join via the Zoom app on your smartphone/tablet/computer click the link https://vasynod-org.zoom.us/j/83504081651?pwd=ckZNYzNBRnZqQnlOUTJMWXI4L2hwdz09 (Passcode: Epiphany).

To join via a regular phone, call 646-558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 835 0408 1651 and Passcode: 02695477.
Chat & Pray
Thursday, January 7th at 7pm


To join via the Zoom app on your smartphone/tablet/computer click the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/585328182?pwd=Y0FmRWRxN0NoSVFZU0REY1JxMG1UQT09 (Passcode: Grace).

To join via a regular phone, call 646-558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 585 328 182 and Password: 476483.
Men’s Group/Unhanging of the Greens
Saturday, January 9th at 8am


Join the men of GLC for potluck breakfast and work around the church, including taking down Christmas decorations.  Please plan to wear a mask, follow “distant socializing” guidelines, and practice good hand hygiene.
Sunday School & Worship
Monday, January 10th
  • 8:30am ~ Adult Sunday School
  • 9:45am ~ Worship
  • 11am ~ Children's Sunday School
To join via the Zoom app on your smartphone/tablet/computer click the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/984794689?pwd=dEx0N3FDa055WFNQQTV5UFFyOUc5QT09 (Passcode: Grace)

To join via a regular phone, call 646-558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 984 794 689 and Passcode: 546963.
Preschool Board Meeting
Monday, January 11th at 5:30pm


To join via the Zoom app on your smartphone/tablet/computer click the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85964430976?pwd=cEVXNkkva2tLb2NWRUkvalRJQnJlUT09 (Passcode: Grace).

To join via a regular phone, call 646-558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 859 6443 0976 and Passcode: 040561.
Council Meeting
Tuesday, January 12th at 7pm


To join via the Zoom app on your smartphone/tablet/computer click the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87468766112?pwd=Z3VnL2RyVkRKdXhXRFFWT2E0ZlcrZz09 (Passcode: Grace).

To join via a regular phone, call 646-558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 874 6876 6112 and Passcode: 740742.
Leader Needed for Sister-Sisters

We are looking for the next leader for the Sister-Sisters (GLC’s quarterly women’s Bible Study group).  If you are interested in leading, please talk to Pastor Leslie.
Christmas Eve Candles & Ribbon Wands

If you got candles and/or ribbon wands from church for use on Christmas Eve, we ask that you return them to the office.  Thank you in advance!
Midwinter Power in the Spirit Online Event
Sunday, Jan 31—Thursday, Feb 4


This winter’s theme will center on the illuminating festival of Candlemas and our keynote presenter will be The Rev. Dr. Dave Delaney, Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries of the Virginia Synod!
If you sign up to attend Midwinter Power in the Spirit Online, you can expect:
  1. A daily devotional to arrive in your email each morning, Sunday through Thursday. Here you’ll receive readings, brief videos, and guides for at-home arts and crafts.
  2. An invitation to daily Zoom workshops, from 5:45 PM to 6:55 PM, Sunday through Thursday. Listen to presenters from across our Virginia Synod share from their areas of expertise. Sign up for the sessions that interest you most!
  3. A closing vespers service at 7:00 PM, live and online, led by worship leaders from across the synod. Each weeknight you’ll participate in different ways of worship, even while physically apart.
There is no fee to attend, but we do suggest a donation of $25 to the Virginia Synod. All donations will be used to support neighbors in need around the world through the ELCA Good Gifts Program. For more information, visit www.vasynod.org/power-in-the-spirit/
Readings for Sunday, January 10, 2021
Baptism of Our Lord

Genesis 1:1-5
God creates light
 
Psalm 29
 
Acts 19:1-7
Baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus
 
Mark 1:4-11
Revelation of Christ as God's servant
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