In this week's E-Herald edition:

  • Scripture for this upcoming Sunday
  • Blessing of the Backpacks
  • Israel Trip Details and Deadline
  • Birthdays for the upcoming week
Jesus encourages disciples to invest their hearts and live fully into God's reign. Instead of facing life with fear, those who know God's generosity are always ready to receive from God and to give to others.
Scripture readings for this Sunday
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Bring Your Backpack
to be Blessed
This Sunday at both services, we will be blessing the backpacks of our youth for the upcoming school year. The youth are encouraged to bring their backpacks and have Pastor Aaron say a special blessing of learning and protection as our kids head back to school.
School Supplies Needed
Through August 25, we will be collecting School Supplies for Columbus City Schools. Not only is the congregation asked to bring items, this has also been the offering during the week of Vacation Bible School. Please help us out in this community project.

Pastor Layne is the Columbus Voting Member at ELCA's Churchwide Assembly
"We are church" - Living Lutheran

Next month, voting members will convene Aug. 5-10 for the 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. This will be the 15th gathering of the assembly, the primary decision-making body of the ELCA. This year's theme is "We...

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Rally Day September 8
Join us on September 8 at 9:45 a.m. for the beginning of our Sunday School year. There will be classes for all ages as we learn more about Jesus and his life.
Advent Trip to Holy Land
March 17-26, 2020
Registrations Needed by Rally Day, September 8
Pastor Aaron invites you to journey to the Holy Land for the spiritual experience of a lifetime, where every page of the Bible comes alive! Walk where Jesus walked... sail on the Sea of Galilee... visit Capernaum and the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the “Sermon on the Mount” and where Jesus chose his Twelve Apostles...climb the Mount of Olives and view the Old City of Jerusalem... walk the Via Dolorosa...pray in the Garden of Gethsemane...see the Upper Room, traditional site of the Last Supper…visit Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity.

Click on the button below to see the p roposed itinerary, cost, and other details!

Registrations Needed by Rally Day, September 8 - Turn in to Pastor Aaron.
We will be back at Advent on August 13. Contact Julie Page with any questions.
The Men’s SALT ( Sharing And Living Together) group meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday mornings of each month at 9:00 a.m. The purpose of this ministry is to bring men together in fellowship so they can grow in their understanding of Christ, get to know each other better and develop deeper relationships.

All men are welcome to join!
Miss a Sermon?
Want to hear one again or share it with someone else?
We are posting sermons from the past Sunday on our website. To hear past sermons or to share them with others go to the link below.

AdventELC has a ministry focused on praying for you in situations and times of need. If you would like us to pray for you, tell us your need or situation by submitting a prayer request.
If you are having an upcoming procedure please let us know so that we can pray for you.
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