Welcome to Faith Lutheran Church!

We are an intentionally inclusive community proclaiming a warm welcome to people of every race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age and ability into all aspects of our church life. We invite you to participate in our vibrant ministry of worship, education, fellowship and service. Whether you are visiting for the first time or are a member here, it is our privilege to welcome you and to gratefully accept the unique gifts you bring to this day.

Come as you are, all are welcome!


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MENTAL HEALTH & SPIRITUALITY SPEAKER

November 16 

Previous Speaker:

Forefront: Innovations in Suicide Prevention with Sue Eastgard

CLICK HERE  to see a powerpoint from the November 9th session on suicide. It deals with learning how to recognize the risk factors and warning signs; and what to do when we see those signs -- Things all of us need to know.

 

Sunday, November 16 

7:00 p.m. in the Library 
Let's Talk About Healthy Aging and Caregiving 

This informational discussion will cover a variety of issues faced by elders and those who love them. Maintaining mental health can be especially difficult when individuals face illness, grief, loss of independence, memory impairment, and other challenges. This guided discussion will cover topics of interest to attendees including:  

  • Fostering meaning and purpose

  • Depression during the "Golden Years"

  • Asking for help

  • Maintaining independence

  • Grief and loss

  • What exactly is dementia and when should I worry?

  • Avoiding caregiver burnout

Kathryn Johnson, Ph.D., ATR, GMHS is a licensed psychologist, art therapist, and geriatric mental health specialist. She has over 20 years of experience working with older adults in both psychiatric and medical facilities. Kathryn is a Psychologist at The Everett Clinic and serves as the Medical Director of Psychosocial Services at the Providence Regional Cancer Partnership.

 

ADVENT FAIR

November 30 After the 10:30 service

Please join us for our annual craft festival. Have a bite of lunch (soup and bread potluck) before making your Advent wreath, creating a new craft or an old favorite, shopping at the free trade goods table, or choosing a foster teen to support from the Giving Tree.

 

Barb Sharkey is coordinating crafts and will be contacting potential helpers soon. Thank you in advance to anyone who would like to help.

 

CHRISTMAS AT FAITH

POTLUCK BRUNCH

December 14 After the Sunday School Christmas Pageant 

Many volunteers are needed to assist in making this time honored event happen; including set up the day before, providing cupcakes, helping during the brunch, and cleanup. Please contact Ellen Murray or the church office for more information or to volunteer.

  SIGN UP SHEETS ARE IN THE NARTHEX

 

 

PUGET SOUND BLOOD CENTER

BLOOD DRIVE

November 17 at

Faith Lutheran Church

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Sign up sheet in the Narthex 
 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Anna Rieke's Ordination

Saturday, November 22 at 4:00 p.m.


Following the Ordination Service there will be a Supper Reception in the Social Hall. The people of Faith Lutheran are providing the food, i.e., entrees, hot dishes and salads large enough to serve about 8 people. Please sign up on the sheet in the narthex indicating what you wish to bring. For questions or to volunteer to help serve, contact Estelle Morley at 425-745-5853.
 

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Tuesday, November 25 at 7:00 p.m.

Sand Point Comm. United Methodist Church

4710 NE 70th Street, Seattle 98115 


November 23rd is Thankoffering Sunday. Members of all ages are invited to participate in this offering of thanks for our many blessings. The total offering will be sent to the Women of the ELCA headquarters, where it will help finance many wonderful programs and ministries for women around the world. If you have not already done so, please pick up your envelope today in the narthex.


 Regularly Scheduled Events

  • Wednesday Bible Studies
    10:00 am in the Library - study next Sunday's lectionary. 7:00 pm in the Library
  • Quilting
    Every Wednesday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm in the Quilting Room.  Bring a sack lunch.
  • Choir Rehearsal
    Thursdays at 7:30

  • Ruth Circle
    Third Thursday of each month, 12:00 noon - 2:00 pm in the Library.
  • Mary-Martha Circle
    Second Monday of each month at 7pm (meet in member's homes)
  • Cook for the Center
    Second Thursday of each month, 1 pm in the Kitchen
  • Men's Fellowship Breakfast, Bible Study, Work Party
    Third Saturday of each month.  8am in the Social Hall.
 
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