Opening Hymn – 34
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Exodus 20:1-21; Romans 13:8-10; Mark 12:28-34
The Apostles’ Creed – Page 19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 280
SERMON – Exodus 20:1-2 – FOR THE LOVE OF GOD
Offertory – Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer – Page 20 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 63
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 64
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.
IN MEMORY of Elmer & Virginia Horstman, $15,000.00 has been donated by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren – with Church Council to designate where the funds are best used.
IN MEMORY of Walter & Betty Meinking, and Jack & Elvira Horstman, $2,000.00 has been donated to the New School Fund by Esther Folkerts.
EDUCATION COMMITTEE & CHURCH COUNCIL MEET ON JANUARY 8
(7:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. at School)
THE ANNUAL MEETING of the voters will be held Sun., Jan. 19, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. downstairs at the church. Elections for church offices will be held. Male communicant members 18 and over are encouraged to attend. Church Council & Finance Committee will meet immediately following to organize.
LOOKING AHEAD TO LENT
The Lenten season in 2014 begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5th. There will again be two opportunities to worship on each of the six Wednesdays of Lent – 9:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. [NOTE: NO LONGER 7:30 P.M. BUT 7:00 P.M.]. Please plan to join us!
CLASS OR NO CLASS?
Various classes or no classes during the Christmas season:
No Sunday School Today Resumes Jan. 5
No Sunday Bible Study Today Resumes Jan. 5
No Midweek Bible Hour This Week Resumes Jan. 7-8
No Public School Confirmation This Week Resumes Jan. 8
ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL no school Dec 24 – Jan 3 Resumes Jan 6