Do you need a steady hand as you negotiate the stairs into our building? Please summon
one of the ushers or be aware that they are watching for you at the back door..
Amherst Lutheran Church
5125 Main Street (just east of the I-290) Williamsville, NY 14221
KNAC (Kids Night At Church) will be held on the first Saturday of each month (next date is December 2nd and Sunday class time will be held on the third Sunday of each month (next date November 18th)
Lutheran Disaster Response’s affiliate is actively present, collaborating with community leaders and officials to initiate the proper responses, particularly the long-term recovery efforts. Together, we have a strong history of working with disasters in the United States. Recovery efforts are expected to take years, and Lutheran Disaster Response will be there to accompany those affected through every phase of this disaster. Click here for details.
The Kevin Guest House campus is comprised of four buildings in the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and can serve guests in these beautifully restored homes in a variety of rooms based on your need and availability. Learn more about Kevin’s story and our history. Our mission is to provide a comfortable and supportive home away from home for patients and their families traveling for medical care. Our vision is that we were America’s first independent healthcare hospitality house, setting the standard for compassionate guest care. Our values - The door is always open at Kevin Guest House. We are planning a future trip to Kevin Guest House in Buffalo Decemner 6th. If you would like to offer yourself for future dates, please speak to Karin Johnson.
New look for our Confirmation experience…. We launched a new Confirmation experience for our youth and the youth of many other congregations under one roof. The program will operate under the guidance of Organic Youth, our Conference wide youth ministry organization. (Organic Youth is one of the recipients of your gifts to Lutheran Charities). The group of youth and their Pastors will meet at Crossroads in Snyder on the third Sunday of each month from 5-7pm (next date November 18th). Time together will include study, worship and a light dinner.
These continue to be collected and deposited in the box located in the coat room Monies received are used to help the local needs of the hungry.
This group provides support to families who have lost children to death. The group will continue to meet monthly on the second Tuesday from 7-9pm in the Conference Room. Next date is November 13th..
Have you checked for the availability of Choice Dollars? Please consider donating them to the church.
Salem Lutheran Church, South Buffalo, has started a new ministry –“Cancer Companions”- a nationwide Christian support group reaching out to those in treatment, post treatment, and/or their loved ones. The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information contact Ernelle Ponivas.
November 3-25, we have opportunity to help supply the food pantry at St. Paul, Eggertsville. During a typical month, some 43 families are being served by the resources coming from area churches. Please consider providing non-perishable items and placing them in the blue bin that will be on hand in the narthex (lobby) area.
Blankets are being made for children in foster care. The local foster care system distributes 100 blankets a month. Our group will create no-sew blankets that can be made in one night and delivered to the Child Advocate Center on Franklin St. with tags that say "This blanket belongs to: _________" and the child will be able to write there name on it. This way they will always be able to have at least one thing that is their own. We meet the third Thursday of each month (next date is November 15th) from 6-8 at the church - The group, under the guidance of Lisa Martin, will resume their monthly meetings September 20th. Contact Lisa (email@example.com) for more details. Donated complete blankets are also welcome. Our thanks to all who have participated this past year.
Amherst Lutheran Church embraces the gifts of God to be used in the caring ministry of Jesus throughout His world. Holy God, your word feeds your people with life that is eternal. Direct our choices and preserve us in your truth, that, renouncing what is false and evil, we may live in you, through your Son, Jesus
Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
And in case of a storm necessitating the closure of worship, watch for that information (if you can!) on Channel 2.