2 Corinthians 8:1-9 – BE IMITATORS OF THE JOY-FILLED, GENEROUS GIVING PRACTICED BY THE MACEDONIAN CHURCHES

2 Corinthians 8:1-9 – BE IMITATORS OF THE JOY-FILLED, GENEROUS GIVING PRACTICED BY THE MACEDONIAN CHURCHES

Opening Hymn – 456
Liturgy – Page 15 (abbreviated Communion liturgy – front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Lamentations 3:22-33; 2 Corinthians 8:1-9; Mark 5:21-24a, 35-43
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 489
SERMON – 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 – BE IMITATORS OF THE JOY-FILLED, GENEROUS GIVING PRACTICED BY THE MACEDONIAN CHURCHES
Offertory – Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer – Page 20 (front of hymnal)
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 315
Closing Prayer & Benediction (Page 25)
Closing Hymn – 619
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THANK YOU! to Pastor Paul Stuebs for conducting our worship services this weekend. Pastor Stuebs and his wife, Carol, are spending their retirement in Viroqua where they are members of English Ev. Lutheran Church. Pastor Stuebs is the son of the late Pastor & Mrs. Arden Stuebs. Pastor Arden Stuebs served here as pastor of St. Paul’s from 1946-1961. Pastor Paul Stuebs is also the father of Pastor Joel Stuebs who serves at Christ Lutheran, West Salem.

WEDDING – Tess Arndt & Zachariah Zebell exchanged wedding vows in Sheboygan yesterday.

IN MEMORY of David Hesselberg, $25.00 has been given to the General Fund.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE & CHURCH COUNCIL NOTES
Quarterly Voters Meeting is Sunday, July 19, 1:00 p.m. downstairs. Mr. Bakken was present for Ed. Comm. and Council meetings. School Feasibility Study Committee will meet with the Education Committee & Church Council on Wednesday, July 15, 7:00 p.m. at School to present the results of the congregation survey on the current state of the building. (A congregational information presentation will be given at another date). A repair of the south church stairs will take place this summer. A Statement of Doctrine and Policy Regarding Marriage recommended by WELS for congregations to adopt was adopted by Council and will be recommended to the voters. The New School Fund currently has over $60,000.

DIVINE CALL ACCEPTED
As announced last Sunday, it is with gratitude to God that we are pleased to announce that Mr. Richard Bakken, principal of St. Paul, Tomah, WI has accepted our Call to serve as Principal and Teacher of Grades 7-8 at our St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran School. Please keep Mr. Bakken in your prayers as he prepares to begin his work in our midst.

AT THE DOOR TODAY: New Usher Schedules

DINNER THEATER BUS TRIP invite from Ladies of lst Lutheran, La Crosse posted on bulletin board downstairs.

PASTOR & MRS. HEFTI are visiting family on the other side of the state and will return late Tuesday evening. In case of a pastoral emergency, please contact Pastor Schultz from St. John’s, Barre Mills (786-1742). Pastor Hefti can also be reached by calling Mrs. Hefti’s cell phone: (608) 792-8356.

ADULT INSTRUCTION CLASS
If you or anyone you know is interested in a course on basic Bible teachings toward church membership or simply for review, please call the pastor (486-2754).