Links to our weekly bulletins/videos.

August 16, 2020 – 11th Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 8-16-20

Link to August 16 Children’s Sermon: https://youtu.be/HwwyouzGTQY

Link to the August 16 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/VTzxfsmu3PA

Sunday School!  A note from Crystal Jordan, Director of Christian Education:

Thank you to those people who submitted a video for our children.  It feels wonderful to be part of a such a supportive church family!  Please continue to send Crystal videos of your favorite Bible story via text or email (610-451-2983, clw1481@aol.com).  This week’s story and mystery reader are….

Sunday’s story and mystery reader are….

Story – ZACCHAEUS

Guest Reader – MIKE JORDAN, COLETTE & SCARLET

Video link – https://youtu.be/Nq3iw4KOKzY

Song link (Words & Pictures) –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxe9jO0scgA

Song link (Veggietales) –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq-HA5arHYw

Worksheets –

Coloring Page

Crossword

Decoder

Fill in the Blank

Multiple Choice

Word Search

Word Shape

Don’t forget about the additional resources!

Older Youth (JR/SR High) –  Feeling a little disconnected?  You’re not alone!  Check out “Candle Time” on https://elcayouthministry.com/.  It is a weekly zoom session held every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.  Reach out to me or Rochelle if you have any questions, concerns or hesitations!  We can do it together.

Bible Stories (child-friendly text) – Check out this online Bible source: https://classic.biblegateway.com/

Bible stories (with pictures) – Here’s a website: Bibleforchildren.org

Kid Videos/activities – Here’s a link to a YouTube channel (Faith Finder Fun!) with kid videos/activities added an ongoing basis: Faith Finder Fun! YouTube Channel 

Want to navigate through Lutheran resources yourself?  https://www.ministrylinks.online/faith-at-home.html

                                                    UPCOMING EVENTS_________________________

FREEZER MINISTRY –  We are in need of food for our freezer ministry.  Please place frozen meals in the cooler in the office breezeway and let Diane know you dropped off food so she can put it in the freezer.

Walk-in Wednesdays *11am-12pm* August 19! Come on in and chat with anyone who decides to drop by! Join by Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83716527099 or call +1 929 205 6099. See you there!

Pulpit and Pew deadline:  Articles for the September issue need to be in the church office by August 20.

Holy CommunionWe will offer Holy Communion during worship on Sunday August 30, during the 9:30 AM outdoor worship service.  More information will be forthcoming.

We need your help! We are grateful for your financial generosity, but other gifts are needed as well.

Recording worship has reached old friends who are homebound, and new friends who have just discovered us. Can you help us develop the audio-visual know-how to continue this important ministry into the future?

Musicians are invited to contribute to our recorded and outdoor Sunday services, while singers can add to our recorded worship. For the recorded service you will need some technology skill and devices. For information or to express interest, contact Ben at bendannibale@gmail.com.

EXETER CARES website: www.exetercares.net to get help, or to give help (including donations).

9:30am Outdoor Worship on the Oley Turnpike Side of the Church

Weather permitting and no new COVID-19 impositions

Please note the following:

If you are not feeling well or may have been recently exposed to the coronavirus, please don’t come.

And if you don’t feel safe or you are at a high risk, don’t come. Worshiper safety is our highest priority.

  • Ushers and markers will indicate where to park and sit.
  • Bring your own chair(s).
  • Bring your own umbrella or personal pop-up tent for sun protection.
  • Six feet will separate family units.
  • Wear a mask. A limited supply is available if you forget one.
  • There will not be any congregational singing.
  • Please no lingering before or after worship. We want you to stay safe.
  • An accessible Port-a-Potty will be onsite.
  • No paper copies onsite. Bulletins & hymns will be available on email & Facebook by Sunday morning.
  • If you want to save a stamp, you can drop off your offering envelope at the service.
  • You will still be able to watch recorded worship services!

REMEMBER

For everyone’s health and safety, until further notice only employees of SLC should enter the church office unless an emergency situation exists.  To deliver or pick up something from the church office, please contact Pastor Steve or Diane in advance so items can be put in the breezeway.  Thank you for your understanding.

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August 9, 2020 – Tenth Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 8-9-20

Link to August 9 Children’s Sermon:  https://youtu.be/kvjF–Tyj-4 

Link to the  August 9 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/qBenHWnSdfk

Sunday School!  A note from Crystal Jordan, Director of Christian Education:

Thank you to those people who submitted a video for our children.  It feels wonderful to be part of a such a supportive church family!  Please continue to send Crystal videos of your favorite Bible story via text or email (610-451-2983, clw1481@aol.com).  This week’s story and mystery reader are….

Sunday’s story and mystery reader are….

Story – POINTING FINGERS & THROWING STONES (JESUS FORGIVES A WOMAN)

Guest Reader – BEN D’ANNIBALE

Video link – https://youtu.be/_RLjjvioIDA

Worksheets –

Coloring Page

Crossword

Decoder 

Word Search

Additional Resources

Older Youth (JR/SR High) –  Feeling a little disconnected?  You’re not alone!  Check out “Candle Time” on https://elcayouthministry.com/.  It is a weekly zoom session held every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.  Reach out to me or Rochelle if you have any questions, concerns or hesitations!  We can do it together.

Bible Stories (child-friendly text) – Check out this online Bible source: https://classic.biblegateway.com/

Bible stories (with pictures) – Here’s a website: Bibleforchildren.org

Kid Videos/activities – Here’s a link to a YouTube channel (Faith Finder Fun!) with kid videos/activities added an ongoing basis: Faith Finder Fun! YouTube Channel 

Want to navigate through Lutheran resources yourself?  https://www.ministrylinks.online/faith-at-home.html

Schwarzwald Lutheran Church * 610-779-3480 * administrator@schwarzwaldlutheran.org

UPCOMING EVENTS

 FREEZER MINISTRY –  We are in need of food for our freezer ministry.  Please place frozen meals in the cooler in the office breezeway and let Diane know you dropped off food so she can put it in the freezer.

 CONGRATULATIONS to Gabe Duran and Amanda Hartman on their wedding on Saturday, 8/8.

 Saturday, August 15* Schwarzwald Blood Drive: The Miller-Keystone Bloodmobile will be at Schwarzwald Lutheran on Saturday, August 15, from 9:00-4:00. Please consider donating much needed blood by signing up today!   https://donor.giveapint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/81749

Walk-in Wednesdays *11am-12pm* August 12! Come on in and chat with anyone who decides to drop by! Join by Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83716527099 or call +1 929 205 6099. See you there!

We need your help! We are grateful for your financial generosity, but other gifts are needed as well.

Recording worship has reached old friends who are homebound, and new friends who have just discovered us. Can you help us develop the audio-visual know-how to continue this important ministry into the future?

Musicians are invited to contribute to our recorded and outdoor Sunday services, while singers can add to our recorded worship. For the recorded service you will need some technology skill and devices. For information or to express interest, contact Ben at bendannibale@gmail.com.

EXETER CARES website: www.exetercares.net to get help, or to give help (including donations).

9:30am Outdoor Worship on the Oley Turnpike Side of the Church

Weather permitting and no new COVID-19 impositions

Please note the following:

If you are not feeling well or may have been recently exposed to the coronavirus, please don’t come.

And if you don’t feel safe or you are at a high risk, don’t come. Worshiper safety is our highest priority.

  • Ushers and markers will indicate where to park and sit.
  • Bring your own chair(s).
  • Bring your own umbrella or personal pop-up tent for sun protection.
  • Six feet will separate family units.
  • Wear a mask. A limited supply is available if you forget one.
  • There will not be any congregational singing.
  • Please no lingering before or after worship. We want you to stay safe.
  • An accessible Port-a-Potty will be onsite.
  • No paper copies onsite. Bulletins & hymns will be available on email & Facebook by Sunday morning.
  • If you want to save a stamp, you can drop off your offering envelope at the service.
  • You will still be able to watch recorded worship services!

REMEMBER

For everyone’s health and safety, until further notice only employees of SLC should enter the church office unless an emergency situation exists.  To deliver or pick up something from the church office, please contact Pastor Steve or Diane in advance so items can be put in the breezeway.  Thank you for your understanding.

Schwarzwald Lutheran Church:

A ministry of Jesus Christ through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

administrator@schwarzwaldlutheran.org

Church Phone: 610/779-3480       www.schwarzwaldlutheran.org

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August 2, 2020 – Ninth Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 8-2-20

Link to the  August 2 Children’s Circle: https://youtu.be/m1_2kJFqJtw

Link to the  August 2 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/QYw2lpU0FcA

Pastor Steve is on vacation this week, but wanted you to have a sermon to reflect upon. “Ya’ll Come,” was written and preached by John Beehler on Apr 23, 2003 and adapted by Pr. Steve.

Sunday School!  A note from Crystal Jordan, Director of Christian Education:  Thank you to those people who submitted a video for our children.  It feels wonderful to be part of a such a supportive church family!  Please continue to send Crystal videos of your favorite Bible story via text or email (610-451-2983, clw1481@aol.com).  This week’s story and mystery reader are….

Sunday’s story and mystery reader are….

Story – JESUS HEALS A WOMAN’S DAUGHTER

Guest Reader – PASTOR STEVE

Video link – https://youtu.be/9w42gw4-N7I 

Worksheets –

Coloring Page

Coloring Page with Verse

Connect the Sentences

Connect the Sentences (answer key)

Crossword

Fill in the Blank

Multiple Choice

Word Scramble

Word Scramble (answer key)

Word Search

Additional Resources

Older Youth (JR/SR High) –  Feeling a little disconnected?  You’re not alone!  Check out “Candle Time” on https://elcayouthministry.com/.  It is a weekly zoom session held every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.  Reach out to me or Rochelle if you have any questions, concerns or hesitations!  We can do it together.

Bible Stories (child-friendly text) – Check out this online Bible source: https://classic.biblegateway.com/

Bible stories (with pictures) – Here’s a website: Bibleforchildren.org

Kid Videos/activities – Here’s a link to a YouTube channel (Faith Finder Fun!) with kid videos/activities added an ongoing basis: Faith Finder Fun! YouTube Channel 

Want to navigate through Lutheran resources yourself?  https://www.ministrylinks.online/faith-at-home.html

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July 26, 2020  Eighth Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 7-26-20

Link to the July 26 Children’s Circle: https://youtu.be/mQPLCT8QUuU

Link to the July 26 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/kWzc7lHVNOs

Pastor Steve is on vacation this week, but wanted you to have a sermon to reflect upon. “Pry Open the Parable of the Pearl,” was written and preached by Daniel Habben On August 23, 2011 and adapted by Pr. Steve.  Pastor Steve will be away from the church until August 8th.  Call the church office with any emergencies.  Recorded and outdoor services will continue until his return.  Walk-in Wednesday resumes August 12.

Please remember in your prayers the family of Emmylou Faber, who died on July 19thOn July 28th, visitation will held at 10am and her service at 11am at Lutz Funeral Home.

Sunday School!  A note from Crystal Jordan, Director of Christian Education:

Thank you to those people who submitted a video for our children.  It feels wonderful to be part of a such a supportive church family!  Please continue to send Crystal videos of your favorite Bible story via text or email (610-451-2983, clw1481@aol.com).  This week’s story and mystery reader are….

 Story – JONAH AND THE BIG FISH

Guest Reader – JENNY WEIKEL & JEFF DOBBINS

Video link – https://youtu.be/AFHVOtMmMJo

Don’t Forget about these Additional Resources!

Need Bible Stories with child-friendly text? Check out this online Bible source: classic.biblegateway.com/

Need online Bible stories with pictures?  Here’s a website: Bibleforchildren.org

For weekly kid videos and activities, go to the Faith Finder Fun! YouTube channel, and for a brief weekly worship service, go to elcayouthministry.com/

Want to navigate through Lutheran resources yourself?  www.ministrylinks.online/faith-at-home.html

For a variety of worksheets, go to www.schwarzwaldlutheran.org and see which ones your child will enjoy!

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July 19, 2020 Seventh Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 7-19-20

Link to the July 19 Children’s Circle: youtu.be/q9Rd6BlRz90

Link to the July 19 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/q9VUuoeUpbw

Sunday School!  A note from Crystal Jordan, Director of Christian Education:

Thank you to those people who submitted a video for our children.  It feels wonderful to be part of a such a supportive church family!  Please continue to send Crystal videos of your favorite Bible story via text or email (610-451-2983, clw1481@aol.com).  This week’s story and mystery reader are….

Story – USING YOUR UNIQUE GIFTS

Guest Reader – ROCHELLE CHELIUS

Video link – https://youtu.be/K2o8WblgjqA

Additional Resources

Older Youth (JR/SR High) –  Feeling a little disconnected?  You’re not alone!  Check out “Candle Time” on https://elcayouthministry.com/.  It is a weekly zoom session held every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.  Reach out to Crystal or Rochelle if you have any questions, concerns or hesitations!  We can do it together.  

Bible Stories (child-friendly text) – Check out this online Bible source: https://classic.biblegateway.com/

Bible stories (with pictures) – Here’s a website: Bibleforchildren.org

Kid Videos/activities – Here’s a link to a YouTube channel (Faith Finder Fun!) with kid videos/activities added an ongoing basis: Faith Finder Fun! YouTube Channel 

Want to navigate through Lutheran resources yourself?  https://www.ministrylinks.online/faith-at-home.html

For a variety of worksheets, go to www.schwarzwaldlutheran.org and see which ones your child will enjoy!

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Link to the July 12 Children’s Circle: https://youtu.be/WuJsNzMecYY

(Apologies for the poor lighting in the Children’s Circle video)

Link to the July 12 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/ihwOmwawC-M

July 12, 2020 – Sixth Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns for July 12, 2020

Children’s Story – A VOICE IN THE NIGHT (GOD CALLS SAMUEL)

Guest Reader – CLARA WORRALL & MAGGIE

Video link – https://youtu.be/QDIKeqPwc7M

Worksheets –

Coloring Page

Crossword

Decoder

Multiple Choice

Word Search

Crystal is still accepting videos!  Please send them via email or text (610-451-2983, clw1481@aol.com).

Don’t Forget About the Additional Resources!

Need Bible Stories with child-friendly text? Check out this online Bible source: https://classic.biblegateway.com/

Need online Bible stories with pictures?  Here’s a website: Bibleforchildren.org

Here’s a link to a YouTube channel (Faith Finder Fun!) with kid videos/activities added an ongoing basis: Faith Finder Fun! YouTube Channel 

Want to navigate through Lutheran resources yourself?  https://www.ministrylinks.online/faith-at-home.html

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July 5, 2020 – Fifth Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns for July 5

Link to the July 5 Children’s Circle: https://youtu.be/DusgyszDZ_4

Link to the July 5 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/ROxU_7LejfM

Sunday School!  A note from Crystal Jordan, Director of Christian Education:

Thank you to those people who submitted a video for our children.  It feels wonderful to be part of a such a supportive church family!  Please continue to send Crystal videos of your favorite Bible story via text or email (610-451-2983, clw1481@aol.com).  This week’s story and mystery reader are….

Story – THE SOWER AND THE SEED

Guest Reader – Laurie Vlasak

Video link – https://youtu.be/vsfpwljLWcQ

There are lots of options for worksheets this week.  Go to www.schwarzwaldlutheran.org to find the one(s) your child will enjoy the most!

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June 28, 2020 – Fourth Sunday in Pentecost Recorded Service Bulletin

Hymns for 6/28/20

This week’s story and mystery readers are:  Story – ESTHER  Guest Reader – SARAH GIBSON.  The video link and worksheets are below.  Enjoy!

Video link – https://youtu.be/hPoKOS2q4Kc

Worksheets –

Coloring Page

Crossword

Decoder

Word Search

M.A.D. Camp info:  Hello Everyone. The organizers of the MAD Camp regret to inform you all that for a variety of reasons, the camp has been cancelled for this year. We have all had our lives disrupted by COVID-19, but we will move forward and start planning for the future. We would therefore like you to mark your calendars for July 11-15, 2021 (all evenings), which is when we will hold next year’s camp. We hope to see as many of you there as possible!

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June 21, 2020 – Third Sunday in Pentecost Outdoor Service bulletin

June 21, 2020 – Third Sunday in Pentecost Recorded Service bulletin

Hymns for 6/21/20

Link to the Children’s Circle  ̶  with a Surprise Guest!: https://youtu.be/WjGSegKIlb8

Link to the June 21 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/mheovs-nD6o

Sunday School!  A note from Crystal Jordan, Director of Christian Education:  Thank you to those people who submitted a video for our children.  It feels wonderful to be part of a such a supportive church family!  Please continue to send Crystal videos of your favorite Bible story via text or email (610-451-2983, clw1481@aol.com).  This week’s story and guest readers are….

 Story – NOAH’S ARK

Guest Readers – BARBARA QUICK & FAMILY

 There are lots of options for worksheets this week.  Use the one(s) your child will enjoy the most. 

Video link – https://youtu.be/eA_c1_lkIqQ

Go to www.schwarzwaldlutheran.org for links to other resources