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17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 18 All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; 19 that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation. 20 Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 5:17-20

Faith Sunday is just a week away.  Place it on your calendar!  Sign up to attend lunch.  (lunch is free, but we need to know if you are eating with us). Sign up today. Click on the link or call the church office at 770-973-8877.
 
We are looking forward to our Welcome-back-to-Faith Sunday.

Worship 10:30 am (ONE worship service)
  • New member welcome
  • Installation of Gordon Stuckert, Principal
  • Re-dedication of school staff
Lunch (following worship)

Don’t forget to INVITE family, friends, AND school families.

It is going to be a great day of worship and fellowship.  Can’t wait to see you!

Pastor Carl

SAFETY and SECURITY

The rear church parking lot will not be accessible during school hours. Please enter the school building through the main entrance, sign in at the reception desk, and receive a VISITOR name tag. Please sign out and return the visitor tag when leaving the building. These procedures are effective beginning Tuesday, August 3. Thank you for helping us keep students and adults safe.
Imagine if every time you ordered something from Amazon, they gave a percentage back to Faith!  That would be amazing.  Right? Well, that’s what AmazonSmile is all about.
 
AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Faith Lutheran every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at
https://smile.amazon.com/ on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones.

How do you get started? Simple. Go to
https://smile.amazon.com/. Enter “sign in”.  Enter the email address associated with your amazon account,  add a password. Start by picking your charity.  Type in
Faith Lutheran Church”  and scroll down to find Faith Lutheran Church,  EIN 58-0865440, 2111 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068
Once you find it, click
Click the “yes” box.

 
Then click
You will notice the upper right of your browser says amazon smile.
 
 
You can add amazon smile as an app on your smart phone also.
 
Whether you did a little Amazon shopping or a lot, it all adds up.  One of our families commented recently, “Amazon Smile sent a check to Faith of more than $50.00.”  Imagine if what could happen if we all used Amazon Smile every time we shopped on Amazon!

Altar Flowers

Have you noticed the beautiful flowers which grace our altar area each Sunday? Would you like to honor or remember someone or some event?  Please consider giving an arrangement or two.  If you'd like to take them home after the 11am service, please do; otherwise the flowers will be taken to brighten another's day.  Arrangements are $35/ea and you can sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044ca4ad2fa57-altar7

Please consider helping beautify our worship area by donating an arrangement.

Many thanks to
Flowers of Marietta, our new florist, for sharing their talents with us!  Please check them out online at https://flowersofmarietta.com or call them at 770-579-2342 for your flower needs.
Social Ministry
BECAUSE OF YOU

The Faith Pantry delivered 100 bags of toiletries, detergent, hand sanitizer, cereal, hotdogs and buns with cookies to Brumby Elementary School on July 27th.

We were able to deliver 40 filled backpacks (with the help of some of our friends of the pantry) to Powers Ferry Elementary, East Valley Elementary, and East Cobb Middle School. More school supplies are going to East Valley this week.

The Birthday Pans for our "Every Child Deserves a Birthday Cake" campaign were a huge success at all the schools we visited and we have already been contacted and took more to several schools. This will be an ongoing project of the Faith Pantry.

This outreach in our community could not be done without you. Your donations have been a blessing to so many.

 
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

 
GREEN BANANA SUNDAY -

Sunday August 29th we are asking for the congregation to bring the greenest bananas they can find to be delivered to the food pantry on Tuesday 31st. Saturday when you are out doing your shopping, pick up an extra bunch of green bananas and bring them to church with you on Sunday morning!


JUST ONE THING - BELOW you will find the sales ads for this week. There are some wonderful ads this week. With school coming to an end for many families that receive breakfast and lunch the need will be great to keep the children fed, as well as many seniors in our community. This week is a great time to stock up on your favorite breakfast item that you would like to share with a family in need! Just remember that JUST ONE THING you would love to share! Also if you would like to take a peek at our new “Food Pantry,” also known as the bat cave,… let me know and I would love to show it to you!!! God’s richest blessings on you and your families!


PUBLIX
General Mills Cereal  - Check signage which size - BOGO
Barilla Pasta Sauce  - Check signage for which flavors -  BOGO
Barilla Pasta - 1.29 a box check signature as there are some exclusions
Progresso Soup 14 to 19 oz can - 4 for $6.00
Kraft Mac and Cheese - BOGO
Jiffy Cornbread - not listed in ad but has been running .55 cents a box

 
KROGER - Must have Kroger Card - specials vary using digital coupons which you add to your card, etc. Please see flyer at store.
Nabisco Snack Saks - .99 cents with digital coupon you can buy up to 5
General Mills Cereal   check signage for size - 1.79 - if you buy 5 or more - this can be in combination with other items
Kelloggs Cereal check signage for size   - 1.79 if you buy 5 or more - this can be in combination with other items
Kraft Mac and Cheese 5 ct. - 3.49 if you buy 5 or more - this can be in combination with other items
Kroger Peanut Butter - 4 for $5.00
Hungry Jack Pancake mix - 1.29 if you buy 5 or more - this can be in combination with other items
V05 Shampoo and Conditioner - 10 for $10.00
Colgate Toothpaste 4 oz - 10 for $10.00
OfficeWorks Pencils 10 ct. .50 cents
Top Flight Black & White Composition Book Wide Ruled - .59 cents
Top Flight Wide Rule Filler (notebook) Paper - .99 cents

WALMART

White rice - 1 lb bag - .72 cents
Small 4 roll pack of Toilet Paper - .60 cents a pack
Hunts Pasta Sauce - under a dollar a can
Grape Jelly - under a dollar a jar


Sweets/Treats and canned fruit is always appreciated if you run into any deals on these items.


Jelly is always appreciated to go with the peanut butter.
Aug 6 - Dan Wilder
Aug 7 - Andrew Hornsby (G3)
Aug 8 - Larry Kuehnemund
Aug 8 - Nick Crocker
Aug 8 - Ricky McKeone
Aug 8 - Abbey Latuenschlager
Aug 9 - Vernon Gardener
Aug 9 - JP Campos-Lacey (G2)
Aug 9 - Patti Schneider
Aug 10 - Connor Knapp (G1)
Aug 10 - Paul Vitt
Aug 10 - Daniel Bowen
Aug 11 - Sue McKeone
Aug 12 - Julie Dean
Aug 13 - Anna Lawser (E4)
Aug 13 - Colleen McCollough
Aug 15 - Dennis Cerny
No one celebrating this week.
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