News & Events

January 2019

January 21:  Church Office and Preschool Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 23:  Eternity Is Now in Session Begins 7:00 AM

January 28:  HSLC Holy Strollers Moms Group 9:30 AM

January 29:  Feeding the Hungry at St. George's

February 2019

February 2:  New Member Orientation 8:30 AM

February 5:  Questions About Evil & Suffering Class Begins 6:30 PM

February 10:  Deadline for Deposit for Women's Retreat
February 23:  Blessing of the Bikes 11:00 AM


All HSLC Events Available Here.


Those who are battling cancer, survivors, spouses, friends and family are invited to share concerns and experiences. We will take a journey to discover ways in which the church, God’s promises and others with similar situations can ease our pain and fears. If you would like more information please contact Cindy Miller at 561-743-0588 or Balance714@hotmail.com or come to our next meeting the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Learning Center room 208.   Our January meeting on the 16th will continue the series What Cancer Can't Do and our topic is " Cancer Cannot Silence Your Worship and Thanksgiving Before God".

We already know that many things steal our joy. Let the world famous Christian author/teacher, William Barclay, help us to use the writings of Saint Paul to lighten our load. We will have daily readings to help us (or they can be read in one or two sittings). Pastor Sid will facilitate this Life Group. The book cost $20. The five Monday sessions will begin on January 14 from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM. Please register in the church office at 561-624-9663 or office@hslcjuno.org. 

Come make new friends and join us for HOLY STROLLERS MOMS GROUP! We are a group of Moms that study the bible and socialize with our little ones. We enjoy coffee and treats, and childcare is provided while we meet. We will meet 9:30 - 11:00 AM every other Monday.  Our Next meeting is January 28 Please contact Erin Chaison at erin.hardison@gmail.com for more info and to sign up. Sooooo…..sign up and LETS ROCK N' STROLL!!!!

HSLC will host it’s first dinner of 2019 at St. George’s on Tuesday, January 29. Volunteers are needed to pick up chicken on Sunday, January 27 to cook and return by 3:00 on January 29, bake brownies by 3:00 on January 29, or help set up, serve and clean up at St. George’s. Join us for a time of fellowship and service. Please sign up on the patio today. Please contact Ian McInnes at (561) 248-6922 for more information. Thank you for being willing to serve!

FEAST Groups (Friends Eating And Socializing Together) are forming now. Groups are limited to 8-10 people per group, with both couples and singles included. You can choose to belong to a home or restaurant group. Within each group, everyone takes a turn being the host. In Home Feast Groups, the host sets the menu, provides the main dish, and coordinates with the other group members to provide the rest of the meal... so no one has to prepare the whole meal! In the Restaurant Feast Groups, the host picks the restaurant where the group will meet that month. This evening of fellowship is about getting to know other Holy Spirit Lutheran Church members and friends, and it’s always fun! Sign-up at the Hospitality Center on the patio or click here.

Are you looking for a church home and would like to become a member of HSLC or would you just like to learn more about HSLC? Please join Pastor Frank on Saturday, February 2, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. Contact the church office for more information at 624-9663 or email Drodriguez@hslcjuno.org. Childcare available.  Click here to register.

Each of us has been impacted by evil and suffering.  Have you wondered why is there evil in the world and what is the reason we have to suffer pain and distress?  HSLC will be providing a three session class in February on the first three Tuesday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 PM in the church sanctuary that will examine these issues: Questions About Evil and Suffering: Philosophical, Theological, and Psychological Perspectives.  The class schedule is:

Tuesday February 5 - The Origins and Essence of Evil

Tuesday February 12 - The Theological and Biblical Conceptions of Evil

Tuesday February 19 -  Meaning in Suffering: Psychological Insights and  Personal Experiences

The community is welcome.  For additional information, please contact Doug Wessel at 605-641-6110 or dougwessel@hotmail.com.

Caring Card Ministry

Making cards to send to those who are shut in, grieving, suffering or celebrating something special or just a note to say “Hello” is what we are all about. If you are interested, join us and have a creative hour of fun on the 2nd Sunday each month at 12:15 PM in the Learning Center room 208. Please contact Jamie Johnson 561-351-7233, cloey524@yahoo.com with any questions. No experience is necessary.

Ministry News

Village of Hope Haiti


Our Medical Team who traveled to Haiti in February brought back the disturbing news that infants and mothers were starving from lack of nutritious food.  The Village of Hope Health Center offers a Nutrition Program which can save these infants and moms.  However, the program is extremely underfunded.  Our Pastors and Medical Team members appealed to us, the congregation and friends of HSLC, to help alleviate this problem with our financial support.  And, you came to the rescue with an overwhelming response.  By combining our Lenten offering with your individual donations, to date, we have raised $22,612.00.  This is amazing!!!  Countless additional lives will be saved by the expansion of the Nutrition Program.  Your love, care, and generosity have enabled this to happen.   Thank you and thanks be to God!


To learn more about our work at the Village of Hope Haiti, please click here.

 

Care Ministry Needs

GAS CARD DONATIONS:  The Food Pantry has a cargo van that picks up donations from generous donors almost daily.  Gar cards are needed to keep the van running.  You may send cards to Harry Drier, 5380 N. Ocean Dr. Apt. 6D, Singer Island, FL 33404.


FOOD PANTRY RECOVERY:  Despite the fire at the Food Pantry, we have still been distributing food to an average of 80 families each week.  Items needed are peanut butter, jelly, pasta, pasta sauce, cereals, and dry beans.  Other items needed are:  Community_Food_Pantry_Needs.pdf.


HOMELESS MINISTRY:  Items needed for the Homeless at St. Ann:  shoes, belts, hats, cloth shopping bags, men’s jeans/pants (sizes 28-38) and ladies pants. Small size toiletries, band aids, sunscreen, bug spray and vitamins are needed.  Please place in the patio storage room.  We need laptops or iPads for families in transition from homelessness.  If you have one to donate, please contact Harry Drier at 561-601-8211.


DIAPER DRIVE FOR HOMELESS MOTHERS:  Children’s Home Society cares for young homeless mothers and their infants.  CHS provides a 2 year program that teaches these young moms how to care responsibly for their baby, educates them and finds them work.  HSLC can be supportive by providing diapers.  Please bring them to church.  Evelyn Lyerly is the leader of the diaper drive.


GLASSES FOR HAITI:  We will continue to collect reading glasses and non-prescription sunglasses to be sent to the Village of Hope in Haiti.  We will have a shipment going in early 2019.  Please continue to donate and thank you for your support.


SANDWICHES FOR THE NEEDY:  Hard boiled eggs and sandwiches are needed each week for the hungry.  Please bring individually wrapped sandwiches with no condiments and boiled eggs in a container and leave in the church kitchen refrigerator by 9:00 AM on Wednesday mornings.


There are many volunteer opportunities within the Care Ministry.  If you have time and a passion for giving back your time, please join the Care Ministry team of volunteers by contacting Harry Drier at 561-601-8211 or drierh@aol.com.

 

Church Council

If you would like a copy of the most recent Church Council Meeting minutes or copies of any past meetings, please contact the church office at 561-624-9663 or office@hslcjuno.org.  Your 2019 Church Council is Peter Randolph (President), Joann Ventzek (Vice President), Kathy Ingram (non-voting Acting Secretary), Jason Ballard (Treasurer), Holly Finch, Josh Koenig, Erin Maggio, Matt Marsom, Cyndy Ryan, and Pastor Frank Wagner.