Members of Luther Memorial are invited to help serve and contribute to
the Syracuse Community Food Pantry, which was begun by Luther Memorial to meet
the needs of those in need of nutria and health essentials. Anyone who lives in the
Syracuse area may receive help.
Every Thursday backpacks of food for the weekend will be prepared to
give to needy elementary kids to take home and help feed themselves and their
families. The backpacks will be handed out on Friday after school and returned on
Monday during the school year.
The Syracuse Community Germanfest Worship concludes this
annual celebration of the German Heritage of the folks who settled in this region of
Nebraska. This ecumenical event is a great way to end the excellent festivities that are
a part of Syracuse’s Germanfest Weekend.
This community wide production of the Christmas Story takes place in
the animal display arena of the Kimmel building, in other words a huge heated barn.
Folks of all ages help to put on this dramatic presentation of the Days leading up to the
birth of Christ, the First Nativity and the coming of the Wise men. Christmas hymns,
angels, shepherds, and a manger with live animals make the Christmas Story literally
Adult Mission Trips:
These opportunities to go and serve neighbors whether here at
home or in places far away are open to any adult member of this congregation.
Scholarships and mission subsidies are available. Past mission trips: the Gulf Coast;
Black Hills; Scottsbluff, NE; Key West, FL; and Indian Oaks, OK.