Sept. 3, 2021:
THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
Sunday worship will be OUTDOORS weather permitting.
In case of rain the service will be indoors.
See below for COVID protocols and construction considerations.
Sunday Conversations, 10am, Courtyard or Trinity Hall
Sunday Conversations resume with a conversation titled, “10 Rules to Live By,”
from the epilogue to the book, Humankind: A Hopeful History, by Rutger Bregman.
Use reply email to request a copy of the “10 Rules…” for advance review.
MORNING WORSHIP, 11AM, CHURCH LAWN or SANCTUARY
Sermon – AN OPEN DOOR
Sacrament of Holy Communion
continue to be available.
CHILDREN/YOUTH ACTIVITIES, 11AM, TRINITY HALL
Children/youth are invited to gather in Trinity Hall for lessons and activities. See
below for COVID protocols.
Scripture, Sermon, and Prayer –
Visit the Sermons Page
of the Walnut Hill Church
website for an audio recording of scripture, sermon, and prayer for the day.
Sermon – An Open Door
scripture, homily, prayer, and music selections.
REGARDING COVID PROTOCOLS – Morning Worship will be outdoors
weather permitting. Masks will be encouraged, but optional, for all persons. Please
maintain social distance between households. Congregational singing will be allowed,
and the Sacrament of Holy Communion (using individual cups) will be served.
In the case of rain, worship will be indoors. Masks will be required and congregational
singing suspended. The Sacrament will be served.
For children/youth masks will be required indoors for all above age 2, optional outdoors.
REGARDING CONSTRUCTION – Construction on the driveway and parking
area is complete, but the driveway/parking area shoulders are still in progress. As you
enter/exit and park, please stay on the paved surface. Avoid pulling off on the shoulder.
Hurricane Ida – Persons who would like to donate toward relief of communities
affected by Hurricane Ida, may bring contributions this Sunday. Cash and checks
payable to Walnut Hill Church (memo: “Ida”) are welcome. Walnut Hill contributions
will be sent to the area via Church World Service. Visit “Hurricane Ida”
regarding the CWS response.
Backpack Ministry – Feel free to bring items for the Backpack Ministry as requested
below. Look for the collection bin in the breezeway between the buildings.
WALNUT HILL BACKPACK MINISTRY – WHAT WE NEED?
FOOD CUPS (individual servings) -fruit, applesauce, etc.
-mashed potatoes, mac-n-cheese -vegetables
MICROWAVEABLE MEALS (individual servings)
-Hormel, Chef Boy-R-Dee, Dinty Moore, etc
BREAKFAST FOODS (individual servings)
-instant oatmeal -variety cereals
-shelf stable milk
-peanut butter, cheese crackers, etc -fruit snacks
-ramen noodles (individual servings)
-precooked rice packets (individual servings)
-small canned (must have pop tops) veggies & meats like “beanie weenies”, etc