Philippians 3:17 – 4:1 – “JESUS’ BLESSINGS FOR THE CITIZENS OF HIS HEAVENLY KINGDOM”

Philippians 3:17 – 4:1 – “JESUS’ BLESSINGS FOR THE CITIZENS OF HIS HEAVENLY KINGDOM”

Opening Hymn – 256
Liturgy – Page 15 (Communion Liturgy in its entirety – front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Proverbs 4:18-19; Psalm 73:23-26 
Philippians 3:17 – 4:1 Mark 8:34-38 
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Epistle & Gospel Lessons from EHV]
Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 397
SERMON – Philippians 3:17 – 4:1 – 
“JESUS’ BLESSINGS FOR THE CITIZENS OF HIS HEAVENLY KINGDOM”
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 21-23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 377
Song of Simeon – Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 323
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GUEST PREACHER
We thank Pastor Roger Sachs for conducting our worship services this morning while Pastor & Mrs. Hefti are on vacation. Pastor and Mrs. Hefti will return, God-willing, Tuesday night. Pastor Sachs has served for many years at First Lutheran, La Crosse. He continues to serve there in his retirement. His is also the familiar face you often see volunteering in various ways at Luther High School. He also leads the Friends of Luther and the Good Steward shop in La Crosse. We thank him for his message from God’s Word.

VACATION INFORMATION
Pastor & Mrs. Hefti are on vacation and will return, God-willing, Tuesday night. Any urgent pastoral needs may be referred to Pastor Schultz in Barre Mills (786-1742) (Please bear in mind that most of the area pastors will be in Watertown on Monday and Tuesday for the pastor-teacher conference.)

FOR DATES & TIMES of various sports camps at Luther, check our online church calendar.

FAMILY VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL SIGN-UP SHEET ON TABLE IN ENTRY
FOR YOUNG & OLD…BRING A FRIEND
June 18, 19, 20 (Tues. Wed. Thurs.), 2019 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – At School
THIS YEAR’S THEME: “AMAZING GRACE”
VBS STAFF MEETING NEXT SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 9:15 A.M. MAIN FLOOR