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Parish News for Nineth Sunday after Trinity

Nineth Sunday after Trinity

14 August 2022


The Steward’s Shrewdness Sanctified

“The master commended the dishonest manager for his shrewdness” (Luke 16:1–9). The steward’s shrewdness is praiseworthy for two reasons. First, he knew the master would be merciful. He trusted that the master would honor the debts he forgave in the master’s name. In the same way, though we have squandered our heavenly Father’s possessions in selfishness and sin, Jesus is the Steward who has canceled our debt, knowing that His forgiveness will be honored by the Father because of the holy cross. Secondly, the steward was shrewd in using oil and wheat to provide for his earthly welfare. So also do these earthly elements aid us when pressed into heavenly use in the anointing of baptism and the wheat of the Lord’s Supper. Those who have the Sacraments will have an eternal home when their earthly home fails. These provide us aid in times of temptation (1 Cor. 10:6–13). For the Lord is our strength and a shield to all who trust in Him (2 Sam. 22:26–34).


Parish News

Altar Flowers   are given by Dr. and Mrs. Michael Latta in memory of John R. Latta.

Adult Bible Class   Starting today, the Adult Bible Class topic will be: Justification: Am I Good Enough for God?  The study will last about 7 weeks. It’s time for you to recommit to the study of the Scriptures. BE a good example to others while feeding yourself with God’s Word.

Board of Education/School Research Committee will meet on this Tuesday, August 16. at 6:00 pm  Please join us to plan  for Fall 2022 Sunday School and Sunday School Rally Day and other fun youth activities.

The Board of Outreach, Assimilation and Fellowship (OAF) will meet this Thursday, August 18, at 6:00 pm. Help us plan for remainder of 2022. All are welcome and encouraged to attend with new ideas!

6th Annual Brat Trot Sponsorship letters and forms are still available on the table across from the office. Any questions regarding sponsorships can be directed to Jamie Thomas at jace2528@gmail.com.

Volunteers Needed to run the iPad playing the organ.  Volunteers should be communicant members of Immanuel, age 18 years or older.  Training provided.  Sign up sheet on the bulletin board outside the parish office or contact Kris Wineinger at wineingerkris@yahoo.com to volunteer.

Luther Had Wartburg, We Have Collinsville… Issues, Etc. is a radio-talk show and podcast produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken.  This week’s teachings include: Apparent Contradictions in Paul’s Conversion Story, Proof Texting Early Church Fathers in Roman Catholicism, The Nunc Dimittis, Old Testament Patriarch Isaac and more. You can listen at your convenience at issuesetc.org, the LPR mobile app and your favorite podcast provider.


This Week at Immanuel

Today   Nineth  Sunday after Trinity
  • Sunday School/Adult Bible Class, 9:00 am
  • Divine Service, 10:30 am
  • Board of Education/School Research Committee Meeting, 6:00 pm
  • OAF Planning Meeting, 6:00 pm
Next Sunday  Tenth Sunday after Trinity
  • Sunday School/Adult Bible Class, 9:00 am
  • Divine Service, 10:30am

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