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Hymn #525 vs 1-3
CONFESSION OF SINS
Prayer and Praise
OH, TASTE AND SEE
PRAYER OF THE DAY
FIRST LESSON Acts 4:23-33
PSALM OF THE DAY PSALM 23
SECOND LESSON 1 John 3:1-2
VERSE OF THE DAY
GOSPEL John 10: 11-18
SERMON: Acts 12:1-19 OUR RISEN SAVIOR OPENS DOORS
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
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!
Altar flowers are placed today in memory of Natalie Jean Lochen by Andy, Janel, Aryn and Ryan Lochen.
The Stewardship Evangelism Committee will be meeting on Monday, April 26 at 6 pm in the church basement.
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.
Lutheran Women’s Missionary Society Update
What follows is information from the 57 th Annual Convention held last August. This was the first to be held virtually. As of August 2020, LWMS consisted of 816 congregation members and 11 individual memberships. Member dues are $85 per congregation and $40 for individuals. The Mission Projects are listed below with donation amounts.
Hmong Evangelist Training $41,117.55
Philippine Projects $41,117.55
Hispanic Outreach $36,462
Mexico Projects $36,462
Mission Projects total offering was $123,114.67
The 58th Annual Convention will be held in Cincinnati Ohio with the theme of “Proclaim God’s Promises’ inspired by 2 Peter 3:3-9. What follows are the Mission Offering Projects for 2021. Each LWMS congregation chooses one home and one world missions. Ballots must be postmarked by May 25 and anyone with input should contact the Ladies Aid reporter at 486-2170
Home Mission Projects We must select one of the two below :
-First Public Service Assistance
World Mission Project choices. We must select one of the two below:
-Africa Theological Education
-Hmong Outreach in Vietnam