26 u Worship With Us 2013 Sharon Lutheran Church, ELCA 100 East Sellar Street Bessemer, MI 49911 Office: 906-667-0891 ~ Parsonage: 906-932-0049 Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Monday-Friday email: firstname.lastname@example.org website: http://www.sharonlutheran.net Interim Pastor: Rev. Francis Strong Secretary: Sandra Rowoldt Council President: Scott Pospeck Worship Services Saturdays: 5:00 p.m. Sundays: 9:00 a.m. Sunday School: Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Fellowship: 10:00 a.m. following Sunday Service Communion: Every Saturday and Sunday MISSION STATEMENT: We are a welcoming family of faith, redeemed by Christ and called by the Holy Spirit to teach, learn, and share God’s Grace. Sharon Lutheran Church has thrived as a fruitful Christian organization in the area community since 1889. Over the years the church has been a figure of God’s Light for many Lutherans and all Christians alike. And through God’s Grace, Sharon Lutheran continues to be a key component and resource in the development of virtuous character and as a foundation of numerous families’ moral structure and ethical backbone. Always welcoming patrons of diverse backgrounds and location, Sharon Lutheran Church’s door is at all times open to newcomers, visitors of the area, and those who seek baptism or a place in the church. The orthodox renaissance style architecture, its beautiful artistic stain glass imagery along with a touch of the modern gives attendees a blend of nostalgic and contemporary enthusiasm. The collective action by the zealous ministry and congregation is always looking to membership and community prosperity. Along with their weekly Saturday evening and Sunday morning worship services, as a Church of Christ, Sharon Lutheran has various other programs and gatherings to offer both adults and children. These comprise of adult bible study, Sunday school, Kids Club, youth group, Fortune Lake Bible Camp, Holy Communion classes, confirmation classes, as well as Charity and Community service, Sharon Lutheran Women activities, Social Ministry activities, Stewardship Growth, and Congregation Council meetings. You are always welcome to come and join any of the worship services and/or Church events and I am sure you will find the Christian hospitality, friendship, and spiritual enlightenment you are for. The congregation accepts the Confession of Faith and agrees to the Purposes of the Northern Great Lakes Synod and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.