Links to our weekly bulletins/videos.   

PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE “INDOOR WORSHIP SERVICE RULES FOR COVID-19” before attending the worship service.

September 20, 2020 – 16th Sunday in Pentecost

Link to Indoor Worship Service rules

Hymns 9-20-20

Link to Recorded Children’s Sermon Link:  https://youtu.be/Sl1n8drr9eA

Link to Recorded Worship Service Link:  https://youtu.be/2GxH8ad26bY

Link for Sunday School reading:  https://youtu.be/Z2a_hu4Az2k

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September 13, 2020 – 15th Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 9-13-20

Link to Recorded Children’s Sermon Link:  https://youtu.be/MXZUGFO20to

Link to Recorded Worship Service Link: https://youtu.be/U7cz65KWWPE

Zoom Link for 7:00 PM Communion Service: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84795424784?pwd=VERvWjl2UGhmYmNoTGpKQ01sVThVQT09

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September 6, 2020 – 14th Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 9-6-20

Link to the Recorded Children’s Sermon: https://youtu.be/t34bZrynjxQ

Link to the Recorded Worship Service: https://youtu.be/U5wK9XJ-ONI

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August 30, 2020, 13th Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 8-30-20

Link to Recorded Children’s Sermon: https://youtu.be/CefiLBTkD5Q

Link to the Recorded Worship Service: https://youtu.be/tSTxlreI9HM 

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August 23, 2020 – 12th Sunday in Pentecost

Hymns 8-23-20

Link to August 23 Children’s Sermon:  https://youtu.be/cjRKdtqA-uY

Link to the August 23 Worship Service: https://youtu.be/RInmXW57MLQ

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 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 – FATHER ABRAHAM

Guest Reader – SUSAN BRYANT & CHARLOTTE

Video link – https://youtu.be/RcoYQwU2UlE

Song link –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASXowiv3FAc

Worksheets –

Coloring Page

Crossword

Headband Craft

Math Decoder

Word Search

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

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Holy Communion will be offered next Sunday, August 30, at the 9:30 AM Outdoor Worship Service.

Synod Assembly ON-LINE – We are in need of two lay delegates to attend the assembly on-line on October 16, 18, 23 and 24.  If you are interested, please call the church office.

Thank you, SLC, for supporting the youth yard sale! With your help, the youth were able to raise over $1800 towards their trip to Minneapolis, MN for the national youth gathering!! Wow! Thank you!!! While we moved an extraordinary amount of items, we still have donations that need to be moved out of Fellowship Hall to local organizations. If you have room in your car and would like to help make a donation to a local charity, please see me on Sunday morning at the church or schedule a time with the church office to grab a load. Items have been sorted to go to a number of local agencies including: Opportunity House, Family Promise, Habitat Restore, and Goodwill. Thank you! Rochelle Chelius

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 via Zoom *11am-12pm* August 26! 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 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

______________________________________________________________________________

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!