Advent is a time when we prepare our hearts and homes to celebrate Jesus at Christmas. One way we can prepare is by pausing and thinking about why and how we celebrate this season. This week we pause in hope and reflect on the meaning of the Advent season.
The O.W.L.s (Older Wiser Lutherans) annual Christmas luncheon is Wednesday, Dec. 8 from noon-2:30 p.m. at Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza (401 Market Plaza, Greenwood, IN). Contact Liz Harnack to be part of this fun-filled afternoon.
Worship in-person with Resurrection on Sunday mornings at 8:15 & 10:45 a.m. with Learning Hour at 9:30 a.m. Worship includes Holy Communion and masked singing. A livestream of the second service is available via rlcindy.org/live
A popular faith formation opportunity for adults, The Wired Word, continues every Monday at 6 p.m. Sign-up to receive the Zoom link each week.
Resurrection celebrates seven consecutive years of serving free Friday Community Meals. For the upcoming holiday season, we are collecting $5 or $10 gift cards and non-perishable portable snacks for our guests by Monday, Nov. 29.
Starting Sunday, Nov. 28, select a tag from the Sharing Wreath in the church narthex and help brighten the holiday for Perry Township families by purchasing gifts and gift cards for much-needed necessities. Return wrapped items to the Sharing Wreath by by Sunday, Dec. 12.
It’s the time of year when we reflect on our blessings. Many Lutheran congregations collect a special Thankoffering to support the work of the Women of the ELCA (WELCA). To donate and help sustain the work of WELCA, please give by check or online (designate “WELCA Thankoffering”) by Sunday, Nov. 28.
The next Weekender Backpack Ministry packing event is Wednesday, Dec. 8, 6-7:15 p.m. in rooms 5 and 6. Enter through the side door facing Perry Park. No sign-up required — new packers and all ages welcome! Masks required.
Register by Wednesday, Dec. 1 to help with a Pack Away Hunger packing event on Saturday, Dec. 4, 9-11 a.m. in Resurrection Hall. Open to all ages, no experience needed. Masks required.
RLC member, Scott Poore, and his Thrivent team are hosting an outdoor paper shredding event at RLC Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m – noon to benefit RLC’s Weekender Backpack Ministry. Includes free onsite shredding, refreshments, and a chance to win a Thrivent Action Team gift card. Please bring a donation of 16 oz. jars of peanut butter.