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May 21- Devotions and Announcements

Devotion for Thursday, May 21

Bible Lessons From My Backyard #3: Starry Nights

“When I look at the night sky and see the work of Your fingers - the moon and the stars you set in place - what are mere mortals that You should think about them, human beings that You should care for them? Yet You made them only a little lower than God and crowned them with glory and honor.” Psalm 8:3-9

I taught my children a little song about “Oh, who can make” … a flower, the sunshine, the raindrops (Concordia Publishing House). Let’s add a mountain, a tree, a snowflake, the moon and the stars. Of course, the answer is God! What a marvelous creation He has made! We are in awe of His marvelous nature. When you sit and look at the stars on a summer evening, let them remind you of God’s majesty. Let them fill you with peace, knowing that everything is from the hand of God.

Look back at today’s Bible passage. In all the splendor of God’s creation, nothing is more precious to Him, nothing closer to Him, than human beings. I have stood in awe, looking at incredible things in God’s wonderful world, mesmerized and wondering. And yet, none of those things is crowned with glory and honor. But you and I are. He cares for you and me in a very special way. Psalm 8 says so. Wow. THAT is AWEsome!

*What has you mesmerized and wondering about God’s incredible world?

*How does it make you feel to read in God’s Word that YOU are crowned with glory and honor?

Dear God,

Your creation is incredible! Thank You for letting me enjoy it. Thank You for creating me and caring for me in a very special way. Amen.

Announcements for Thursday, May 21

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

Today is Thursday, May 21, 2020, and this is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it!

Tuesday, May 26 at 6:30 … Please join your Peace family for our annual Memorial Service, this year, on facebook. Thank you to everyone who participated in producing this wonderful presentation!

ENROLLMENT is open for SCHOOL YEAR 2020-2021! We look forward to having you back with us as a returning student, and we would love to welcome your relatives, neighbors, and friends as new students! Please tell them about Peace Lutheran School, where outstanding education takes place, and the love of Jesus is shared, every day!

*We are nearing the completion of 4th quarter Remote Learning. Please keep working and doing your best.

*The last day of academic instruction, new lessons, and assignments of new schoolwork is tomorrow, Friday, May 22.

*The official last day of School Year 2019-2020 is next Friday, May 29.

*Report cards will be viewable online on June 5.

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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