Upcoming Events

Sept. 14 Wendy’s Fundraiser: A great excuse to eat out, your Wendy’s order will help
our Youth Group. Wendy’s, 370 S. Highway 45 in Lindenhurst from breakfast till
close. Take a picture of the flier to show when ordering, and put a reminder in your
calendar for Wed., Sept. 14!

Sept. 15 The HeArt Remembers: A memorial “make and take” event for parents,
grandparents, siblings, family and friends. Compassionate Friends (bereavement
support group meeting monthly in Lauren Hall) invites all to share conversation,
creativity and community as you paint an inspirational rock, plant a small terrarium,
or create a memory charm cable. Thurs., Sept. 15 from 7:00-8:30pm.

Sept. 16 Messenger deadline: The Messenger newsletter is published monthly with the
news and activities for our church. Submit articles, updates and events to Kris
Franks at psychokittie53@hotmail.com.

Sept. 18 Pet Blessing: Our animals are often more than pets. They become part of the
family and are recognized as part of God’s creation. Bring your pet for a special
short prayer and individual blessing from Pastor Miranda. Sunday, Sept. 18 at
2:00pm. All critters should be on a leash or in a carrier/cage.

Sept. 18 Household Chemical Waste Collection deadline: Drop off accepted
household chemical waste for responsible disposal. Bring approved items no later
than Sunday, Sept. 18, and place them in the bin outside Lauren Hall.

Sept. 27 MYLO: All ladies, the young and young at heart, are invited to share the fun with
this active group. After devotions, Diane Etienne will share highlights of her trip to
France. Tues., Sept. 27 at 7:00pm in Lauren Hall.

Sept. 29 Interfaith Book Club: Discuss, explore and contemplate the variety of faiths and
perspectives in America, and how interfaith commonalities can build bridges and
enrich our lives. Read Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of
America by Eboo Patel. Thurs., Sept. 29 at 4:30pm in Lauren Hall.

Oct. 1 Youth Group Outing: Richardson Adventure Farm offers a variety of activities
including a corn maze, pumpkins, a weenie roast and s’mores. Sat., Oct. 1 at
6:00pm. Richardson Farm is at 909 English Prairie Rd., Spring Grove, IL.

Oct. 8 Six Flags Fright Fest Event: Gather to face our fears and share some fun.

Anyone interested please sign-up in Lauren Hall.

Oct. 10 Panera Fundraiser: Dine in or drive through, but be sure to visit Panera for
breakfast, lunch, dinner or a quick snack. Proceeds will benefit the Youth Group.
Present a photo of the flier or use code FUND4U when ordering on Mon., Oct. 10
anytime open to close at Panera Bread, 254 E. Rollins Rd., Round Lake Beach.
Oct. 14-15 Rummage & Bake Sale: Shop the bargains and treats at the annual Fall sale. All
the usual rummage sale items, plus the homemade tasty treats of the bake sale.
Shop Friday from 9am-5pm, and Saturday from 9am-2pm. Sign up to help with set-
up, staffing, and clean up.

Oct. 25 MYLO: Ladies of all ages are invited to share the fun as Kris Franks hosts a cooking
class. MYLO (Millburn Young Ladies Organization) has been active for more than 80
years, building friendships while supporting the church. Tues., Oct. 25 at 7:00pm in
Lauren Hall.

Ongoing Opportunities…
Afghan Resettlement Project: Last February, Millburn Church committed to help a family
evacuated from Afghanistan. These refugees have been welcomed and assisted by
Lutheran Social Services and local churches. We are partnering with two Kenosha
churches to help a family with 6 children, ages 3-11, currently living in Kenosha. Our
Mission Committee has helped with furnishings, housing, clothing, health care, and
integration into the community. The family currently needs assistance with food.
Please consider buying gift cards to Piggly Wiggly, the closest food store within
walking distance. Contact Nancy Tschannen or Al Sommer to learn more.

Music: Join the choir, the House Band, or the Bell Choir for practice on Wednesdays. Chat with Becky Fuller to learn more.

Usher: Choose a Sunday and sign up to serve as an usher during worship service.

Lay Reader: Sign up to serve as Lay Reader for a worship service.

Flowers: Sign up to donate flowers to adorn the altar. Note any special reason such as birthday, anniversary, special occasion or memorial.

Electronic Giving: Set up convenient and consistent giving to support the church and your
financial giving preferences. Pick up the detailed handout on the welcome table.