Opening Hymn – 1st Service: 555
2nd Service: Grades K-1 – “Give Thanks To The Lord”
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Genesis 2:18-24; Ephesians 5:21-33; Matthew 19:1-12
The Apostles’ Creed – Page 19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 500
SERMON – Ephesians 5:21-33 – THE MYSTERY OF MARRIAGE
Offertory – Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer – Page 20 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 504
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 466
ALTAR FLOWERS are placed by Alice Piske in memory of Harvey F. Piske and Harvey C. Piske.
A DIVINE CALL has been received by our principal, Mr. Payne, to serve as principal and 7-8 teacher at St. John’s, Lomira, WI. A brief voters meeting will be held downstairs Wed. Dec.4, 7:30 pm preceding a joint meeting of Ed. Comm. & Council. Please keep Mr. Payne in your prayers as he deliberates.
TIME CHANGE – Voters have approved a change in the times of evening meetings, classes and services here at St. Paul’s – from the current 7:30 p.m. time slot to 7:00 p.m. This change will take effect Jan. 1.
OBI CHRISTENSEN BENEFIT – Luther High School will host a benefit for Obi Christensen on Friday, December 6 in connection with the boys BB games against Westby. Obi is the 8 year-old son of Pastor and Liz Christenson from La Crescent. Obi’s brothers, Christian and Sam are students at Luther. Obi was diagnosed with cancer in June. He is currently undergoing his 6th round of chemotherapy with the hope that the tumor will shrink enough so that it can be surgically removed. Please keep Obi and his family in your prayers
WELS GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: The first meeting was held on November 19 at St. John’s, Barre Mills, with 13 people attending. It was a great opportunity for Christian encouragement and comfort from God’s Word. We also discussed future meetings and topics. We plan to meet regularly the first Tuesday of each month in Barre Mills. If you are grieving the loss of a loved one you are welcome to come. Next meeting will be Tuesday, December 3 at St. John, Barre Mills at 7:00 p.m. The main topic of discussion will be “The Holidays”. If you have any questions please call Pastor Riediger at 786-4750 or Pastor Schultz at 786-1742
THE SINGING GROUP KOINE will present a special Christmas concert entitled, Emmanuel Lux at Luther High, Tues. Dec. 17 at 7:00 p.m. highlighting Christmas with music & media.