PASTOR'S WEEKLY MESSAGE:
Our next Sunday worship services are October 13th at 10:30 and noon. It will be the eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Worship this coming week will be 10:30am (led by the pipe organ) and noon (led by guitars). At 9am we have a Sunday School opening and Sunday School classes. The gospel text this Sunday is Luke 17:11-19 and Pastor Hout’s theme is “On the Way?” You can read the gospel and more of the Bible at the following link: www.biblegateway.com
Thanks for visiting stjacob.net We are so happy you have found us. We hope you enjoy your time here even if we are not as flashy as some other sites. We are doing our best and, after all, we have important people here......people like you!!!
Prayers of the Church We pray for Loueda Schultz who is getting stronger in therapy at Kingston. We also pray for Quillard Abney who is home and getting stronger. Others in our prayers include Linda Hippert, Bob Greenlee, Pat Muller, Bev Kingrey, Pat Muller, Hank and Shirley Dodson. We pray for our military men Zac Boyd and Jacob Gore as well as Ben Sweeney and his family in South Korea. Chris Boyd on internship is also in our prayers along with those recovering from tornadoes and shootings.
Prayer of the day for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost: Almighty and most merciful God, your bountiful goodness fills all creation. Keep us safe from all that may hurt us, that, whole and well in body and spirit, we may with grateful hearts accomplish all that you would have us do, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and our Lord. Amen.
Some recent events include.....
-a parade unit in the Kettering Holiday at Home parade
-a visit in worship by the fabulous Paragon Quartet
-a giant top spinning weekend with people from Texas and Canada and more
-a fun pool party after a great week of Day Camp
-a solid team in the co-ed softball league
-a Talent Show with lots of various talents
Some great scripture Here are some words from our gospel for this coming Sunday - Luke 17:17-18 “Were not ten made clean? But the other nine, where are they? Was none of them found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?
A Special link because it is a great article about St. Jacob. Part of it was in the paper but we have the entire blog article here with some good pictures:
Here are some events and dates to consider:
October 8-Scout Night at St. Jacob
October 9-Bible Study - 7pm
October 13-Congregational meeting following 10:30 worship
October 20-Congregational Hayride at Warrick Farm
October 24-Lunch Bunch at Mz. Pickles starting at 11:30am
“Love is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.”