Second Successful Week of Outdoor Worship - Plus Other Opportunities

Dear People of Beautiful Savior,

Yesterday was our second successful day of outdoor worship. Ten more people were in attendance than the first week, including three people who had never previously worshiped with Beautiful Savior, so word is spreading and we’re growing. Due to the impending rain and intense heat, our incredible team of helpers was able to shift worship to a drive-in experience. As a reminder, online worship is continuing in its current form, and for those feeling comfortable, this new outdoor experience is an added option. When the weather permits, we are worshiping in the shaded area near the parsonage. We thank God for you and for the nimble nature of our entrepreneurial congregation as we find ways to regather in person for worship while working to keep people safe and comfortable.

Thankfully, in Christ’s Service,

Pastor Nik

Call for Assistance Outdoor Worship Setup/Teardown Team

You can help make worship happen each week on Sunday morning.  Two volunteers are needed each week to help with light setup/cleanup duties for Outdoor Worship. 

Tasks include:

  • 15 minute time commitment at 9:45 am and 15 minutes after worship

  • weekly commitments OR occasional service - you decide what works for you

  • setting up the check-in table and stocking it

  • popping up the canopies for shade

  • using our line marker to mark off social distancing seating

  • setting up easels

  • making sure everything gets back into the building after worship

Everything is prepped ahead of time for you and ready to be set up. Team leader Bob Hoffman simply needs a few volunteers to help make it happen. REGISTER HERE


Contact Deborah in the church office at (248) 646-5041 or office@bslcmi.org for more information or if you have questions.


2020 BSLC Debt Reduction Challenge - On Second Base Thank you to all who have donated and otherwise supported our 2020 BSLC “Debt Reduction Challenge.” We are working toward our goal of raising $50,000 by October 31, which will completely payoff our bank loan. “The Challenge” is built around the structure of a baseball game, and we just arrived at first base ($12,500.00), so now we’re on the way to second base with the goal of $25,000. The Covid-19 pandemic put us a bit off track, but BSLC members and friends are incredibly faithful to supporting the BSLC mission and ministries, so we trust that we will continue to make progress in becoming a debt free congregation. We are catching up! Please consider financially supporting this effort and also keeping its success in your regular prayers. Call Al Eicher via the church office at 248-646-5041.

Owe no one anything, except to love one another

Romans 13:8a.


Communal Prayer – Mondays at 7:00 p.m.and Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.:

  • Call the church office at (248) 646-5041 for help logging on.

Worship:

  • Online worship continues through our church website. CLICK HERE to go to the Virtual Worship page.

  • The new online worship service for each weekend is posted on our church website at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday evening. Our worship service is also Facebook livestreamed on Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. if you wish to participate in commenting with the whole community. CLICK HERE to go to our Facebook page.

Mission Partner Devotion Online or by Phone:

  • Pastor Jen Hermmann of Good Samaritan Lutheran Church in Pontiac offers a prerecorded devotion. CLICK HERE to view the most recent devotion on Good Samaritan’s Facebook page. Also, instead of watching an online video, one can hear the devotion over the phone by calling (248) 266-4459.

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