Weekly Announcements




Reminder:  The Voter’s Assembly meeting will be held on November 24th at 6:00 p.m.

2020 Offering Envelopes – Don’t forget to stop by the table in the Fellowship Hall and pick up your 2020 offering envelopes.

Community Thanksgiving Service:  The Lexington Council of Churches invites everyone to join in an ecumenical celebration of thanksgiving on Sunday, November 24th, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 201 N. Lee Street.  People of all denominations are invited to participate in this celebration recognizing God’s generosity.  Each of our council’s participating churches has a role in presenting scripture readings and brief reflections on the theme of giving thanks; along with music, thoughtful prayer and a communal spirit to help all of us prepare for the significance of the week ahead.  Please join us Sunday, November 24th at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s and give a prayerful start to your holiday season.

St. Paul Lutheran Preschool is currently seeking a candidate for the position of a teacher aide.  The hours would be Monday and Tuesday morning from 8:00-11:00 a.m.  The candidate must have a high school diploma and further training through DCFS.  The position of the teacher aide will have a starting date of January 6, 2020.  If you are interested in seeking this position, please contact Polly Walcott.

St. Paul Lutheran Preschool is currently seeking substitute teachers.  The person must be 19 years old and have at least 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university with at least 6 credit hours in child care or child development.  The person would also be required to have a background check through DCFS and be willing to do the required online training.  St. Paul pays $10/hour for substitutes (3-6 hrs/day).  If you are interested in seeking this position, please contact Polly Walcott.

CILCA for Christmas!  2020 Summer Camp registration opens December 1!  Give the gift of camp this Christmas to someone you love.  Register by Christmas Day and receive a 10% discount.  You can also order camp swag (hoodies, hats, and more) if you contact the office before December 15th.

Part-Time Cook/Kitchen Assistant:  CILCA is still in need of a part-time cook to help with Outdoor Education and the Summer Camp program.  10-30 hours per week.  $12-$14 per hour.  Contact the camp office to apply.

Find out more on-line at www.cilca.org

Email camp@cilca.org / Call 217-487-7497


Trinity Lutheran School in Springfield, Illinois is hiring.  They are currently interviewing candidates for the following two early childhood positions.

*Part-time Lead Teacher for Two-Year Olds

*Part-time Teacher Aide for Two-Year Olds (with potential for additional hours in other early childhood classrooms)

Hours would be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings from 7:30 a.m.-Noon starting in January 2020.  Pay would be determined based on experience and degree level  If you are interested, please email your resume and a letter of recommendation to Trinity’s Early Childhood Director, Alicia M. Klug, at aklug@trinity-lutheran.com.  If you have any questions about either of the positions, you can call the Early Childhood office at (217)787-2323, extension 3. 

Thank you for your consideration.



November 24: Proper 29

Colossians 1:18 – “And he is the head of the body, the church.” We are part of the Body of Christ; He is our Head. Where He goes, we follow. His thoughts direct our actions. This is how the people of God learn how to give and why they give: Because Jesus gives, indeed He gives all He has.