We are looking for volunteers for Altar Guild, ushers and readers. If you are interested in volunteering for any of these duties please let a council member know. lf you willing to step in for an usher who is not here, please let a council member know. We are working on a new phone list. There will be a copy in the Narthex. please look your information over and make sure it is correct. lf your information needs to be changed or added, please do so. Remember, the yard sale is coming up on October 4 and 5. Donations and baked goods are welcome.
Remember others in your prayers. You never know what someone is going to need.
The High Priest of a New Covenant
Now the main point of what we are saying is this: We do have such a high priest, who sat down at the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in heaven, and who serves in the sanctuary, the true tabernacle set up by the Lord, not by a mere human being.
Every high priest is appointed to offer both gifts and sacrifices, and so it was necessary for this one also to have something to offer. If he were on earth, he would not be a priest, for there are already priests who offer the gifts prescribed by the law. They serve at a sanctuary that is a copy and shadow of what is in heaven. This is why Moses was warned when he was about to build the tabernacle: “See to it that you make everything according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.” But in fact the ministry Jesus has received is as superior to theirs as the covenant of which he is mediator is superior to the old one, since the new covenant is established on better promises.