1 Peter 3:8-16 – HOPE’S SOFT REPLY

1 Peter 3:8-16 – HOPE’S SOFT REPLY

Opening Anthem by St. Paul’s Faculty: “Christ, Your Footprints”
Liturgy – Page 15 (Communion liturgy – abbreviated)
Scripture Readings: Isaiah 8:11-14; Psalm 34:11-16;
1 Peter 3:8-16; Matthew 10:24-33
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Psalm, Epistle & Gospel from EHV]
Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 558
SERMON – 1 Peter 3:8-16 – HOPE’S SOFT REPLY
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 551
Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 474 [Please remain standing for final hymn]

WITH THE LORD – Robert Cole passed away on Monday at the age of 96. Services were held here at the church on Saturday. Flowers are placed in his memory.

AT THE DOOR – Annual Report of the Year 2017, Meditations

The Lenten season in 2018 begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14. There will again be two opportunities to worship on each of the six Wednesdays of Lent – 9:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. Please plan to join us! As is customary, 7th & 8th Grade Confirmation students will take notes on the sermons during Lent & Holy Week.

STEWARDSHIP-EVANGELISM COMMITTEE will meet Wed. Feb. 28 at 8:00 p.m. after the Lenten worship service.

ANNUAL MEN OF HIS WORD CONFERENCE is in Oshkosh, Sat. Feb. 24. St. Paul’s Onalaska’s Men’s Bible Study Group is sponsoring a bus which leaves from St. Paul’s, Onalaska at 4:30 a.m. Call Steve Loehr to reserve a seat (781-8832). Information on the various presentations, etc. is at menofhisword.org.