News & Notes

Poinsettias Wanted
Help beautify our church sanctuary for the Christmas season with one or two poinsettia plants between now and Christmas. You may take them home after Christmas Eve Service and/or deliver them to a neighbor, shut-in, nursing/assisted living home.

Choir Practice
The choir will be practicing on Wednesdays before Advent services (5:30 pm) in preparation for Christmas Eve Candlelight service.

LWML Christmas Party
The LWML Christmas party will be on Tuesday, December 18th at 6 PM at Linda Swarner’s home.  Please bring a plate of food goodies to share and an optional gift (approximately $15) for a gift exchange.  For more information, call 283-4366.

Thank You from the LWML
Thank You to all who participated by attending or donating items for the LWML Christmas Bazaar.  All of the proceeds will be used for mission projects!  Donors included women Wildwood residents.

Christmas Day Service
We will be joining Funny River Community Lutheran Church for Divine Service on December 25th at 11:00 am to celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord. Come to Funny River Community Lutheran Church for the wonderful remembrance of the Incarnation as we feast on the body and blood of our Incarnate, crucified, and risen Lord.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Tuesday, December 24th at 6:30 pm, Star of the North will be celebrating the Nativity of Our Lord with a candlelight service. Join us in the celebration of the Incarnation!

Advent Midweek Vespers
Join us as on Wednesday, December 5th, 12th, & 19th at 6:30 pm for our Advent Vespers. We will also be going caroling at Heritage Place the Sunday before Christmas, December 23rd, at 4:00 pm.

Ladies Bible Study
We meet on Wednesdays from 10:00 – 11:30 am every week starting. Please join us as we study the written Word of God together. We are finishing our study of St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians and then moving on to study St. Paul’s letters to the Ephesians and Colossians.

Men’s Breakfast & Bible Study
The men from Sterling, Star of the North and Funny River will have their monthly breakfast and bible study Saturday, December 8th at 9:00 am.  We will meet at Star of the North Lutheran Church. The bible study is Working for the Man Upstairs from the Lutheran Hour Ministries Men’s Network.

Confirmation Classes
We have two individuals who will be learning about what we believe, teach, and confess as the Christian Church. Please keep our confirmands (Destiny Langston and Jake Philips) in your prayers as they learn more about the faith they were baptized into. If there is anyone else who would like to join the class or just learn more about what we believe, please let Pastor Atkinson know.