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May 1 - Devotion and Announcements

Devotion for Friday, May 1

“This HOPE is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls.” Hebrews 6:19

Have you ever been out on a boat? Did you throw out the anchor? Maybe you wanted to stay in one spot on a river to fish, and the anchor held you there, where the fish were biting. Or maybe you lowered yourself over the side of the boat to swim and splash in a pond (supervision along with swimming proficiency or safety life jacket needed!), and the anchor kept the boat close so you could climb right back in. The anchor held your boat in place.

What if you were on a boat when a wind storm whipped up? You’d toss out your anchor, and it would hold you steady while you waited out the wind and the waves. It would prevent you from being blown off course.

Jesus is our anchor! He is our Hope and our Salvation, and He holds us steady so that we don’t get blown off course. Because He has saved us, we are on our way to heaven; and with Him as our anchor, we won’t get blown off course by things that happen in our lives and in the world.

*If you’ve ever been on a boat, where were you?

*How has Jesus kept you on the course to heaven?

Dear God,

Thank You for sending Jesus to be our Savior, the Anchor of our faith and our Hope of heaven. Amen.

Keep going after the announcements to watch today's devotional video.

Announcements for Friday, May 1

Hello, Peace Lutheran School Students, Families, and Staff!

Today is Friday, May 1, 2020, and this is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it!

It’s a Friendly Friday! Today, we’re giving a shout-out to our friends, the kindergarteners! Thanks for the terrific Chapel worship this week, friends! And thanks to your teacher, Ms. Willemsen, your helper, Mrs. Nelson, and to all of our friends who have led Chapel or joined us for Chapel.

The weekend is coming! I hope you will worship with your family. You are invited to join church online at Peace.

Facebook Live: This is a real time broadcast of our service on our Facebook Page. Even if you do not have a Facebook account, you can access our Facebook page here. When we are live streaming, the broadcast will be the first item shown in the middle of the screen, under the Welcome to Peace banner. You may need to scroll down. Once the live recording is done, you can access it as part of the Posts, which are listed in date order so you may need to scroll down further.

Website: An edited recording of our service will also be available on our website by Monday afternoon following the Sunday service. Go to peaceshelby.org/worship-service to access the worship recordings and past audio recordings.

App: The same edited recording of our service that is available on our website is also available on the Peace Shelby App. Click on the "Worship Service Audio and Video" tab on the Home Screen, and select Worship Service Videos. You can also select past video and audio recordings.

Unashamed! Romans 1:16 reminds us of this - “I am not ashamed of the Good News about Jesus, because it is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes.” The Good News about Jesus is for you every day!

Peace family and friends, please remember who you are and whose you are. You are God’s special, beloved children. Have a wonderful day in the Lord.

Love from Jesus and us,

Mrs. Stathakis and Mrs. Quail

Peace Lutheran Church and School | 6580 24 Mile Road | Shelby Township, MI 48316 |   586.731.4120
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