Weekly Announcements for the Week of February 28-March 6, 2021

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The Second Sunday in Lent–February 28, 2021

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  • We will gather inside for worship this Sunday, February 28 at 9:30 a.m.
  • STILL NO SINGING OUT LOUD
  • Live-streaming of the service begins around 9:15 a.m.
  • Holy Communion will be served both in the 9:15 a.m. service in the sanctuary and outside at 10:45 at the front entrance in accordance with all Delaware Department of Health suggestions for safety.

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Readings for Transfiguration (Click on the passage for the link):

Stay Connected – Stay connected with us in person and through our online platforms: Zoom Bible Studies, Live-streamed Sunday Divine Service, and this website.  We may be physically distant from one another, but we are not socially distant.  A lot is still going on at the church.  

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This Week

Sunday

8:00 a.m.–Zoom Bible Study (Meeting ID: 874 0631 5665 and Passcode: 492313). We are studying Psalms.  

9:30 a.m.–Divine Service in the building with The Lord’s Supper. (Livestreamed on our website: concordiade.com at 9:15 a.m.)

10:45 a.m.–We'll gather at the front of the church to receive The Lord's Supper outside.  

12:00 Noon–I.M.P.A.C.T (high school youth) meet via Zoom to study the Bible and encourage each other through prayer and conversation. (Meeting ID: 865 0040 0319–Passcode: 300320).

Monday  

Confirmation (7th-8th Grade)–See you at 6 p.m. on Zoom.   Zoom Codes:  Meeting ID: 846 1940 4347, Passcode: 300320.  We meet the first and third Monday of each Monthy.

Tuesday

1:00 p.m.–Our weekly Bible Study resumes.  We are studying Ephesians. (Meeting ID: 856 5714 6312 and Passcode:  300320)

7:00 p.m.–Special Trustees Meeting regarding current COVID-19 requirements for churches.

Wendesday

9:15 a.m.–Preschool Chapel

Thursday

8:00 a.m.–Men's Bible Breakfast at 8 a.m.  Contact Dan Good for details.

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Worship

Livestreaming – The Divine Service begins livestreaming at 9:15 a.m. on our homepage: concordiade.com 

The Lord's Supper–We receive Jesus in both the inside Divine Service at 9:30 and the outside Communion-only service at the front door of the church building. COVID-19 safety protocols are strictly obeyed.  

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Fellowship

Stay connected–Reach out to other Christian friends in the congregation via this website, Zoom Bible Studies, phone calls, texts, emails, etc.

Hand Made Prayers–Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting will meet March 10th at 10 a.m. in the Library. This is a working meeting, so bring along your handiwork. We welcome anyone that is interested in crocheting or knitting to join us. If you know of someone that is in need of a gift from us, please let us know. For more details, contact Lynn Good.

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Education

Sunday School–Each Sunday School teacher is serving our children in a unique way, depending on the age of children, teachers' decisions, etc. Middle School and High School students meet via Zoom. 

I.M.P.A.C.T. (High School)–We meet at Noon on Sundays!  (Meeting ID: 865 0040 0319–Passcode: 300320).

Middle School–Next class is March 8th at 6 p.m. via Zoom.  Sunday-Monday school takes place on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of  the month at 6 p.m. via Zoom with Mr. Gray (Meeting ID: 872 5894 2432 Passcode: 300320)

Confirmation Class–Next class is tomorrow, March 1. Confirmation takes place on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Mondays of the Month.  (Meeting ID: 872 5894 2432–Passcode: 300320).

Bible Study–Tuesday at 1:00 p.m–We are studying Ephesians. (Meeting ID: 899 3651 0788–Passcode: 419808)

Men's Bible Breakfast–Thursday at 8:00 a.m.–Men’s Bible Breakfast - Sunday Readings. Next meeting is January 7.  Email the church office (click on words "church office") or contact Dan Good for Zoom Meeting information.  

Concordia Preschool–Contact Helen Spillan (click), Preschool Director, at 302-478-3876, or visit their website, concordiapreschool.org

Lutheran Public Radio and Issues Etc.–DAILY, 15-MINUTE, VERSE-BY-VERSE BIBLE STUDY FOR LENT… The Word of the Lord Endures Forever is an on-demand podcast hosted by LCMS Pastor Will Weedon and produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL.  Pastor Weedon will begin a study this week on the Book of Hosea.  You can listen at your convenience at thewordendures.org, the LPR mobile app and your favorite podcast provider.

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Service

Emmanuel Dining Room–George Butler and Dale Nebe co-coordinate this ministry. We serve on the 27th of every month and need 18 casseroles and brownies plus a couple servers. Please email Dale Nebe, George Butler, or the church office, if you are preparing a meal or would like to help serve. During the pandemic, we are still providing the food to fill TO GO boxes for pick up. Anyone who wants to help to prepare “the meals to go” at EDR on the 27th, please contact George Butler or Dale Nebe directly. Thanks for those who helped this past month!  Today (February 27) we served 147 people.

Orphan Grain Train–If you have clothes in good condition and good, small household items that you no longer need or want, please consider giving them to Orphan Grain Train. The Mid-Atlantic Branch ships primarily to former republics of The Soviet Union.  Everyone is welcome to come and volunteer; however, for health and safety reasons we ask that you wear a face mask and practice physical distancing in the warehouse. If you forget your mask, we do have masks available. Come join us to sort and pack clothing for our next shipment. Click HERE for details.

Meals on Wheels–is still serving our community. Concordia delivers meals one week (M-F) each month, with pick-up at Silverside Church (across Silverside Road from the church). The time commitment is usually 1 ½ hours (11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.). Please contact Susan Fuesler. You will bless others and be greatly blessed as well!

LCMS Missionaries in Africa–Leanne Bier, VP of Administrators, is collecting (bin outside Pastor’s office) Bibles (for all ages) and more. To donate, please use your missions envelopes and label them for LCMS African missions. Visit www.guineamission.com for more information.

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Stewardship

Online Giving is Available–on our website concordiade.com. (click) Click on FELLOWSHIP and drop down to GIVE or click HERE. Let us thank Jesus that He continues to provide for us! 

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