Cub Scout meeting at Faith!

Cub Scout Pack 211 celebrated it’s 2013 Bobcat class at Faith this past week. A potluck dinner was enjoyed by the scouts, their families, and the scout leaders. For more information about joining Pack 211 and all things scouting, visit www.scouting.org

Holiday Craft Bazaar Nov 2!

Our annual Holiday Craft Bazaar is right around the corner and we hope that you are as excited as we are! The Bazaar will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Faith on November 2nd between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be available from 11:00 – 1:00. This is a great time to find gifts for everyone on …

Lets all remember to say thank you…

October is Pastor Appreciation Month make sure to say thank you to our pastors. Here’s a little insight from biblegateway.com about all that our pastors do. http://www.biblegateway.com/blog/2013/10/clergy-appreciation-month-do-you-appreciate-your-pastor/

Join us for Oktoberfest!

Don’t forget! This Saturday, immediately following our 5:00 p.m. Worship will be our Oktoberfest Celebration. Bring your best stein, put on your lederhosen and dirndls!  It’s going to be a great time with good food, fellowship and lots of activities for the entire family! There will be a free will offering at the door.  Any funds collected over & above …

Ministry Architects

We have two remaining sessions with the Ministry Architects! The first is a listening session on Saturday Oct 5th from 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. in the discipleship room.  Call/text/email Jonathan to sign up (239-272-1735 or [email protected]). If you have not been able to attend any of the listening sessions we would still like to hear from you! Please contact lead consultant …

Education Notes for October

As print space is always limited, and Jonathan has been extremely busy and has lots to talk about, we thought that we would try expanding on a few things from The Voice here! Thank you for all the Rally Day support!  Over 100 people participated!  A special thank you to the volunteers who made it happen – Brad Hazlett, Jo …

Strategies for Lifelong Singing: Choral Pedagogy and the Older Singer

  We are proud to host this meeting of The American Guild of Organists featuring University of Florida professors, Brenda Smith and Ronald Durrichter, on September 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. – noon. This event will be held in the Fellowship Hall at Faith. Reprinted from The AGO Newsletter: Your SW Florida AGO begins it’s 2013-2014 season with an exciting first …

Rally day is Sept 8th!

We will be celebrating the beginning of a new church year with our Rally Day Festival! Highlights include: 10:15-12pm Outdoor Festivities (light refreshments) 12-1 Potluck (bring a dish to share) 1-2 Inter-generational Education (Education and fun for all ages! Nursery is available from 10-12 and Ray’s Adult Education class will still meet during their normal times.

Sustainable Youth Ministry by Mark DeVries

Sustainable Youth Ministry by Mark DeVries Synopsis by Jonathan Lobmeyer DCE Introduction – A Roll of the Dice Mr. DeVries highlights that most churches approach ministry with an attitude of gambling; without taking specific concrete steps toward healthy ministry the church hopes it will just happen and happen fast. DeVries points out healthy sustainable ministries are not quickly made and …

The Challenge of Islam in America

“Understanding Islam Biblically” Speaker: Sam Shamoun and David Wood Saturday, August 3, 2013 between 2:00-4:30 pm Hosted by Sisters of Faith Faith Lutheran Church 4150 Goodlette Road North, Naples, Fl. 34103 In an ever changing social and religious climate, understanding the beliefs of various religions systems is important. As such, Sisters of Faith will be hosting an informative session with …