ELC eNews

The Weekly Newsletter of

Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Venice, Florida

Week of

July 7-13 2024

"To Know Christ and Boldly Make Him Known"

This week at Emmanuel...

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We livestream the Sunday Services on Facebook.

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Daily Lectionary Reading

(Click the date to view the reading)

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Our Sanctuary is under construction.

All services are in Fellowship Hall.

Please enter through the doors closest to the kitchen.

Check out our YouTube channel @ELCVenice and our FaceBook page

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Happenings and updates...read to the end to

be "in the know".

School Supplies for Local Students...

Click here to see the list of needed supplies.

Thank you for your support of our local families.

David Granger

Mickey Kapostasy

Jan Lutz

Larry Mumper

Angel Reinhardt


LaDonna Whetzel

Tom Zwetschke

Barb's Medical Minute

It’s been quite a while since I did one of these, hope you enjoy.

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If you or someone you know has any needs for prayers, a visit, communion or help, contact Barb Spenks at parishnurse@emmanuel-elca.org. She has a team of volunteers to help.

Several Weekends open for the Summer!!

2024 Altar Flower Sign-up

July - September
October - December

Submit your payment of $35 with dedication to the church ASAP.

2024 Eternal Candle Sign-up

July - September
October - December

Submit your payment of $15 and dedication to the church ASAP.

If you are unable to sign-up online, Click Here for the form to print and return with payment. Forms are also available in the back of the FH.

Ongoing events...

Food Pantry Donations

Place items on the cart in the back of the FH

Whether you are leaving for the summer and cleaning out your pantry or buying the BOGOs at Publix, help stock the pantry for the summer months. As always, check the expiration dates of all donated items.

Sundays 9:15am-10:15am

Outside the Fellowship Hall

Come enjoy a cup and mingle!!

Hosts are still needed. Sign-up in Fellowship Hall.

Garden Angels


1st Monday of each month

Work on Outside Projects

Dorcas Circle - Quilts - Every other Monday during the summer months @ 9am in Room 105/106. Pennie Anderson, Leader.

Soul Sisters - Local Projects - First &Third Monday @ 1pm in the Office Center, Pat Crary, Leader.

Deborah Circle - Baby Kits - Second Tuesday @ 3pm in Room 101, Kathie Winemiller, Leader.

All women are invited to join a circle for fellowship and devotions.

Centering Prayer

Every Monday Morning

10-11am via Zoom only

Click here to join in prayer

Torah Tuesdays

On hiatus until September 3rd

Click the picture to view the videos.

Mahjong on Tuesdays

Every Tuesday, 1-3pm

Room 106

All skill levels Welcomed!!

Thursdays Together

10am via Zoom

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On hiatus July & August

Jan's Exercise Class

10:30am every Thursday

Pinebrook South Club House

1348 Featherbed Ln, Venice

Contact us at...

800 Tamiami Trail S

Venice, FL 34285




Office Hours:

M-Th 8:30am-2:00pm

Closed Friday and Holidays

Counseling Services are available through:

Samaritan Counseling Services

of the Gulf Coast

Phone: 941.926.2959





Florida-Bahamas Synod

Emmanuel Lutheran Church ELCA