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Servant to Servant
Greetings!
May 31, 2019
In Our District
Mission Grant Application

The English District is excited and honored to share in the mission of Jesus with you as part of our district. We celebrate and give thanks to God for your mission and ministry which is one of the many ways we love our neighbor.
 
Download the Mission Grant Application 2020–2021 to fill out a congregational evaluation and apply for a grant. Mission grant applications are due b July 1 st , 2019 . Please return the application to the district office by fax (248-476-0188) or email to Rev.  Derek Mathers

The deadline was previously reported as August 1, so please take note of the updated deadline!
Prayer Requests
Your prayer concerns are important to the English District. When you submit a prayer request, it will be posted in this weekly eNewsletter. The Bible's promise is true: "If we ask anything according to his will, he hears us" (1 John 5:14). Please email  Holly Scheer  with your prayer requests.

In our prayers:

First Vice President Rev. Herb Mueller, health concerns
The Ritzman family, for their upcoming travels
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In Our Churches
Grace Lutheran Church, Redford Township, MI
Autumn Nicole was received into the Kingdom of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism at Grace Lutheran Church.
On Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, the Redford Civic Symphony conducted their annual spring concert in the chancel of Grace Lutheran Church.

Along with the Symphony the 338th Army Band also played giving tribute to our military, veterans, and fallen heroes.
Faith Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights, IL
For the third year Faith has joined other congregations in the Arlington Heights area in serving supper to the local homeless population during the months the PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) program is not in operation.
Fairlawn Lutheran Church, Fairlawn, OH
Four eighth graders were confirmed at Fairlawn Lutheran Church and School this past Sunday.
Sherman Oaks Lutheran Church, Sherman Oaks, CA
Baptism of Jasmin. Welcome to God's family!
In Our Schools
Redeemer Lutheran School, Pittsburgh, PA
Grades K-4 had a special song to sing for the graduates! Come watch.
West Portal Lutheran School, San Francisco, CA
8th Grade student plays Chinese harp for the Baccalaureate service.
Hales Corners Lutheran School, Hales Corners, WI
Celebrating 171 years of Wisconsin statehood with the 4th graders.
LCMS Convention
We have been given the ultimate gift: forgiveness and salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ. That gift is pure joy to us, bringing us peace and hope that just have to be shared. The 2019–21 National Offering is your opportunity to share that joy, to bring that peace and hope into dark and lonely places. This triennium, the National Offering will bring joy to even more people and places, and you can help bring that "joy to the world! "

Watch this video to learn more about the 2019 National Offering.

We are encouraging all our LCMS congregations to commemorate this triennial effort with a special door offering designated for the 2019 National Offering on  National Offering Sunday : June 9, 2019 .
Job Openings
Christ the King Lutheran Church, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI

Seeking an energetic, committed Christian individual faithful to the inspired, inerrant Word of God and certified in Early Childhood Development as Director/Teacher for its successful, Christ-centered preschool this fall. Familiarity with Lutheran Christian teachings is important. Experience is desired, however qualified, new graduates are also welcome to apply.

If interested, please send resumes to:
Christ the King Lutheran Church, 20338 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods, MI or call 313-884-5090, or email Diane Wyrock.
Ascension Early Childhood Center, Beverly Hills, MI Job Opening

Looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual who loves children. Assistant Teacher will work closely with the lead teacher in a Christian child care room.
Will provide direct supervision meeting the needs of young children aged six weeks to five years old while assuring each child is well cared for and safe.

Contact Katrina Stewart for more information. 
Previous issues of the Servant to Servant eNewlsetter are available on the   English District website . You are encouraged to share the information from Servant to Servant with members of your congregation.
 
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Please share your congregation's or school's unique ministries with the rest of the District. Send pictures and stories for consideration to  Holly Scheer  by Wednesday, 12:00 pm ET. We want to see how YOUR congregation or school is showing the love of God to those around you.
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