Opening Hymn – 188
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Joel 2:28-32; Acts 2:1-11;
Dr. Martin Luther’s Explanation To The Third Article – See Opposite Page
Hymn – 176
SERMON – Acts 2:1-11 – “COME, HOLY GHOST, GOD AND LORD!”
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer – Page 20 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 182
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 183
DR. MARTIN LUTHER’S EXPLANATION TO THE THIRD ARTICLE
I believe that I cannot by my own thinking or choosing believe in Jesus Christ, my Lord, or come to Him.
But the Holy Spirit has called me by the gospel, enlightened me with His gifts, sanctified and kept me in the true faith. In the same way he calls, gathers, enlightens, and sanctifies the whole Christian church on earth, and keeps it with Jesus Christ in the one true faith.
In this Christian church He daily and fully forgives all sins to me and all believers.
On the Last Day He will raise me and all the dead and give eternal life to me and all believers in Christ.
This is most certainly true.
CALL RETURNED – We are thankful to report that our St. Paul’s Principal, Mr. Timothy Payne, has returned (declined) the Call to Good Shepherd of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. May God continue to bless his faithful labors here at St. Paul’s.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED this coming Wednesday starting at 6:30 P.M. at the school for a school work night. For more information, please call Education Chairman, Jamie Lockman 486-4414
JUNE CALENDAR will be enclosed in the June 3 bulletin. Servers for the June 3rd Fellowship are Danielle Gilbertson and Tara Leinonen.
IN GRATITUDE TO GOD for their 25th wedding anniversary, Michael and Marilyn Johnson have placed today’s altar flowers and donated a gift to St. Paul’s School.
THE ST. PAUL’S CLASS OF 2012 has given $87.50 to the Activity Fund, $87.50 to the School Endowment Fund, $87.50 to the piano fund, and $87.50 to Missions.
IN THANKS TO GOD for Mrs. Gwen Manke’s birthday, $50.00 has been given to the new piano fund.
ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL YARD SIGNS are available in the entry of the church
UPDATED MEMORIAL LIST located in the Narthex
SIGN- UP SHEETS for family Vacation Bible School are in the entry – to get an approximate head count so that we have proper staffing.
GOOD STEWARD STORE update & opportunities posted downstairs.