June 26-July 5:
Idaho Servant Event
Church Building Closed
No Saturday Night Worship
Stephen Ministry Q & A
Haiti Mission Trip
Wilderness Servant Event-Jr. Youth
Habitat for Humanity
National Night Out
“Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God” Ephesians 5:1-2 NIV
What You Should Never Say
By Pastor Jon Haakana
As we enjoy the summer months, some time off, some time spent with family and a chance to rest, I want to use the next two months in my article to prepare us to welcome others to our church beginning this Fall. This month I would like to share ten things you should never say to a guest in a worship service. Next month we will look at seven things you should say.
So, here is the list of things you should never say to a guest. By the way, all these quotes I have heard over my years in ministry.
1. “You are sitting in my seat.” This has actually been said to me while attending worship at another congregation.
2. “Is your husband/wife with you?” Members see their church as family friendly as long as “family” meets our definition.3. “Are those your children?” This question is becoming more common with the growth in the adoption of children who are not the same race or ethnicity as their parents.
at 9:30 a.m.:
The Book of Hebrews
Parenting Bible Study
:: Click here for a description and weekly recap
In support of Mt. Olive’s annual loan rebate, open a Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) investment. Click on the icon to apply online or for additional information.