WELCOME TO ST. PETER'S BY THE SEA
We are glad that you have come to worship with us today! Please sign a WELCOME card found in the pew rack, and give it to an usher or drop it in the offering plate. A nursery is available for toddlers and young children. Children’s Church School for grades Pre-K to 5th grade meets during the worship service. Large-print bulletins and children’s bulletins are available from an usher. You will find hand sanitizer in the pew rack for your use during the service.
SUNDAY HOSPITALITY is given for the praise and glory of God. Today, the flowers at the altar are given for the glory of God by St. Peter’s by the Sea. We thank the Fellowship Committee for coffee fellowship after the service.
WELCOME, PASTOR ABRAHAMSON: Today we welcome our guest presider, the Rev. Marv Abrahamson, a retired ELCA pastor now living in the bay area and working with Food For The Poor. With help from caring congregations, Food For The Poor feeds hundreds of thousands of people every day primarily in 17 countries throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Please see the bulletin insert for more information about Food For The Poor and how you can help.
ALTAR FLOWER SPONSORS: If you would like to sponsor the flowers at the altar in honor or in memory of someone dear to you, please sign the Altar Flower sponsor calendar posted on the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall. Suggested donation is $35 and you may take the flowers home with you after the service.
FELLOWSHIP SPONSORS: The 2018 calendar is now posted for sponsoring coffee hour. For more information, speak with Betty Wells.
SAVE THE DATE: Our seminary intern, Thomas Voelp, will present a panel and workshop titled “and Who is my neighbor?” on Saturday, February 3rd from 9:00a.m. to 2:30p.m. For more information, see the back page of this bulletin and/or speak with Vicar Thomas.
INTERFAITH SHELTER NETWORK DONATIONS: St. Peter’s is hosting a rotation of the Interfaith Shelter Network (IFSN) beginning March 10th and we need everyone’s help! Please see the list of needed items posted on the bulletin board; the MOST IMPORTANT contributions you can make are your time and a financial gift. Your monetary donation, made payable to St. Peter’s with a notation in the memo line for IFSN will allow the team to do the needed shopping for supplies. Thank you!
CHRIST IN OUR HOME: Daily Devotion booklets are available in the Narthex or from the church office. There are large print editions available.
2017 CONTRIBUTION STATEMENTS are available by the font. Thank you for saving us the expense of postage by picking up your annual statement.
LSS/SC FOOD DRIVE: January is St. Peter’s month to collect non-perishable food items for LSS/SC (Lutheran Social Services of Southern California). Please see the insert in today’s bulletin for a list of needed items. Thank you!