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CONFESSION OF SINS
LORD, HAVE MERCY Kyrie
PRAYER OF THE DAY
FIRST LESSON Acts 11:19-26
PSALM OF THE DAY PSALM 98
SECOND LESSON 1 JOHN 4:1-11
VERSE OF THE DAY
GOSPEL JOHN 15: 9-17
SERMON: 1 John 4:1-6 – Test Before You Trust
OFFERING (Thank you all who have mailed, dropped off or electronically given your gifts to our Lord. Offering baskets are in the back of Church for your convenience. May God continue to bless you with all you need, just as he promised.)
PRAYER OF THE CHURCH
HOLY, HOLY , HOLY Sanctus
WORDS OF INSTITUTION
LAMB OF GOD Agnus Dei
SONG OF SIMEON Nunc Dimittis
CLOSING HYMN #491
With the Lord: Carol E. Jepson, 84, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11 am with visitation from 10 am until time of services here at the church.
Altar flowers are placed today in memory of Bonnie Miller by her family.
Pastor Brock Groth has accepted the call to St Paul’s. On Sunday, April 11, it was announced that Pastor Brock Groth has accepted the Divine Call to be the next Pastor of St. Paul’s. Please join us in welcoming Pastor Groth as our next Pastor. More details to follow on installation service and fellowship!
St. Paul’s Ladies Aid will be meeting on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 2 pm in the church basement. Donna Brown and Lorna Plenge will be serving.
In the Narthex: New copies of Meditations, New Copies of Forward in Christ, The Annual Report for 2020, and MLC InFocus.
In the Basement: 2021 Offering Envelopes, The Annual Report for 2020, Scrip order basket, Church Newsletter sign-up.
The Luther Knight Athletic Booster club will be holding a Chicken Q at Luther High School on June 1st from 4:00-7:00PM. Meals include 1⁄2 chicken, potato salad, beans, and a roll. Tickets can be purchased through the Luther Athletic department.
GRIEF SUPPORT We will get together Tuesday, May 4 at St. John’s in Barre Mills. We will meet at 7 p.m. Our topic for discussion will be “God’s Yellow Pages…Where can I go when…?” If you, or someone you know is grieving, please come for comfort from God’s word and encouragement from God’s people.
This is why we gather
Church has been different this year. No doubt, you missed gathering together with our family of believers for regular worship. As churches are able to open their doors more and more, we hope to see more and more of our brothers and sisters in Christ each week. The “This is why we gather” series of short videos are available from WELS Congregational Services to share, encouraging God’s children to remember the importance of gathering for worship together. You can access, view, and share these videos at welscongregationalservices.net.