Tuesday, September 15th Day #3 of “God’s work, Our hands” Week
God's Work, Our Hands!
Dear St. Luke Friends,
Day #3: Tuesday, September 15, 2020
God’s Work, Our Hands Week!
Learn, Grow, Serve – Setting Aside an Hour a Day to serve God and our Neighbors!
Serving God by Caring for our Neighbors who are Hungry
BIBLE VERSE OF THE DAY: Matthew 25:37-40
Reflection: When have we ever seen Jesus hungry? Or thirsty? Or afraid or sick or imprisoned? We don’t see Jesus that way… we see others in those situations. Sometimes it bothers us, baffles us, feels overwhelming or maybe even seems far away from our everyday life. How differently might we respond if we saw Jesus in every hungry and hurting soul?
Start small, learn more, invest yourself!
God’s Work in 3 Minutes:
Print: What’s on ELCA World Hunger’s Plate? Print and use the placemat as a source of discussion at meals throughout the week!
Forward the Weekly Word to a friend–or post an invite on Social Media – invite neighbors/friends to join us for worship on Sundays: (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/995878026)
God’s Work in <30 Minutes:
Check out the Lutheran Office of Public Policy – Our Lutheran Advocacy Office which supports ELCA members to live out the values of our Social Statements—including hunger advocacy.
Listen to the Podcast: Looking at Food Theologically by Christopher Carter …And check out the World Food Policy Center
Make a financial donation to: West Valley Food Pantry, The ELCA Hunger program, or financial or in-kind support of our local Twin Valleys Conference Hunger Programs (located at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, North Hollywood, Central Lutheran Church, Van Nuys), by dropping off food for distribution to Shepherd of the Valley, West Hills, (canned goods, no glass, dry goods, beans, rice, pasta or gift cards to Costo, Ralphs or Vons).
God’s Work in 1-3 Hours:
Watch the movie: “The Day After Tomorrow” (on Amazon Prime)
God’s blessing to you.
Rev. Janet L. Hansted
St. Luke Lutheran Church
5312 Comercio WayWoodland Hills, CA 91364
818 436-2850 ch. ofc.
(*All suggestions for movies are intended to acquaint the faithful with some aspects of the theme of the day. Should there be aspects of the movie or specifics associated with content, actors, production or other aspects of the movie which are objectionable, please note St. Luke is not endorsing all aspects of each resource listed, only making suggestions for potentially helpful experiences in focusing on the themes for the day.)