Opening Anthem – Science & Fine Arts Singers: “O Come, Emmanuel”
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Genesis 32:22-32; Ephesians 6:18-24; Matthew 7:7-11
The Apostles’ Creed – Page 19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 413
SERMON – Ephesians 6:18-24 – “PRAY!”
Offertory – Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer – Page 20 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 411
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 23
ADULT MEMBERSHIP CLASS We hope to start up another adult instruction class toward church membership in the new year. If you or someone you know is interested in this course on the ABC’s of Bible teachings, now is the time to call the pastor for more information (486-2754).
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.
2014 OFFERING ENVELOPES are still available in the narthex – main floor.
WITH THE LORD – Dallys Sprehn passed away on Saturday, December 14 at the age of 98. Funeral services were at the church on Thursday. Flowers are placed in her memory.
BAPTISM – Jackson Charles Blount, son of Dylan & Tara Blount, was received into the kingdom of God’s grace by the washing of water and the Word last Sunday afternoon.
IN MEMORY of Sid Kopp & Helen Byzewski, $500.00 (to be designated by the Council) has been donated by Al & Penny Wortman.
POINSETTIAS ARE PLACED
IN MEMORY of Sid Kopp & Helen Byzewski by Luella Kopp
IN MEMORY of Margaret Schlaeger & Arlene Cole by Bruce & Candace Warhanik
IN MEMORY of Mr. & Mrs. Alvin Anderson by the Lawrence Anderson family. AND BY THE ST. PAUL’S LADIES AID
HOLIDAY SERVICE SCHEDULE
Christmas Eve Children’s Services Tuesday, December 24 5:30 & 7:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Worship Wed. December 25 9:00 a.m.
Regular Sunday Worship: Sunday, December 29 8:00 & 10:00 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Communion Tuesday, December 31 7:30 p.m.
CLASS OR NO CLASS?
Various classes or no classes during the Christmas season:
No Sunday School December 29. Resumes Jan. 5
No Sunday Bible Study Dec. 29. Resumes Jan. 5
No Midweek Bible Hour Dec. 24-25 & Dec. 31-Jan. 1 Resumes Jan. 7-8
No Public School Confirmation Dec. 25 or Jan. 1. Resumes Jan. 8
ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL no school Dec 24 – Jan 3 Resumes Jan 6