Acts 1:12-25 – THE WAITING CHURCH

Acts 1:12-25 – THE WAITING CHURCH

Opening Hymn – 226
Liturgy – Page 15 (abbreviated Communion liturgy – front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Isaiah 52:7-10; Acts 1:12-25; Luke 6:12-16
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 548
SERMON – Acts 1:12-25 – THE WAITING CHURCH
Offertory – Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer – Page 20 (front of hymnal)
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 541
Closing Prayer & Benediction (Page 25)
Closing Hymn – 619
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NEW TABLES downstairs have been purchased primarily from funds in memory of Dallys Sprehn along with other kind gifts.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE & CHURCH COUNCIL
Faculty members are working on various continuing education courses during the summer months. Various maintenance issues are being addressed at church and school. Mr. Groth and family have moved into their new residence at N5540 Jordson Coulee Road, West Salem. Mr. Groth’s phone number is (608) 567-9263. Thanks to all who helped with the move. Installation of Mr. Groth will take place on Sunday, August 10. Education Committee and Church Council approved a “respect” policy for the school handbook outlining loving, Scriptural procedures for students to treat each other and those in authority with Christian respect. This will be posted in the handbook and other publications. Mr. Ted Kufahl has kindly agreed to continue as our Sunday School superintendent for the coming school year. The theme for our 125th anniversary celebration was approved – “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever” (Hebrews 13:8). Council will discuss with the voters where to designate any special thank offerings that are received for our 125th anniversary. The observance will be Sunday, September 28th at 8 & 10 a.m. Pastor Steven Olson will preach. Noon Potluck & Program follow at school gym.

NEW USHER SCHEDULES are still available in the narthex.

ADULT INSTRUCTION CLASS – We are looking to start a new class in the fall. If you or someone you know is interested, please phone the pastor: 486-2754.

WELS NIGHT AT MILLER PARK – August 5th. Information is on table in the entry.

IMPORTANT UPCOMING DATES
Quarterly Voters Meeting July 21 8:00 p.m. Downstairs
Installation of Mr. Justin Groth August 10 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
St. Paul’s School Registration August 17 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.
First Day of School at St. Paul’s August 21 8 am Service at 8:30 am
Sunday School Teachers Meet August 24 9:00 a.m. on Main Floor
Mid-Week Bible Hour Resumes Sept. 2 & 3 7:00 p.m. & 9:00 a.m.
Public School Confirmation Starts Sept. 3 3:30 p.m. Downstairs
Sunday School Resumes Sept. 7 9:10 – 9:50 a.m.
Sunday Bible Study Resumes Sept. 7 9:15 – 9:40 a.m.
St. Paul’s 125th Anniversary September 28 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.