Opening Hymn – 208
Liturgy – Page 38 “Service of the Word” in its entirety (front of hymnal)
Scripture Readings: Genesis 23;
Congregation Sings Psalm 1 on Page 64 (front of hymnal)
Revelation 21:1-6; John 18:33-37
(“Verse of the Day” response after Epistle & Response After Gospel – Page 40)
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Epistle & Gospel from EHV]
Hymn – 434
SERMON – Genesis 23 –
FINAL ARRANGEMENTS BEFORE THE KING COMES
The Apostles’ Creed After Sermon (Page 41 – front of hymnal)
Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
Hymn – 466
Closing Prayer & Benediction (Pages 43-44)
Closing Hymn – 214
WITH THE LORD – Carol Kruger passed away on Thursday at the age of 73. Services will conducted by Pastor Hefti from St. Paul’s in Wonewoc on Sat. Dec. 1 at 11:00 a.m. (Visitation will precede the service from 9 – 11 a.m.)
2019 OFFERING ENVELOPES are available in the basement. Please pick yours up promptly. Thank you!
SCRIP ORDERS for Christmas season giving are due by December 12.
IN MEMORY of Lester Spoo, $100.00 has been donated to the New School Fund by Louise Spoo.
IN MEMORY of Art Wittmershaus, $200.00 has been given to the General Fund by Barb Wittmershaus.
NEWS & NOTES
SIGN-UP SHEET in the entry for those willing to help with snow removal
LUTHER HIGH FRUIT ORDERS can be still be placed downstairs TODAY.
SIGN-UP SHEETS FOR THE LIVE NATIVITY are on the table in the narthex. For more information, please contact Miss Bauer 608-461-0125
CHRISTMAS SEASON WORSHIP:
Regular Worship: Sun. Dec. 23, 8 & 10 a.m.
(Council Fills Christmas Bags: Sun, Dec. 23 After Services)
Christmas Eve Children’s Service: Mon. Dec. 24, 4:30 & 6:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Worship: Tues. Dec. 25, 9:00 a.m.
Regular Worship: Sun. Dec. 30, 8 & 10 a.m.
New Years Eve Communion Service: Mon. Dec. 31, 7:00 p.m.
No Sunday School or Sunday Bible Study on December 30.
No Midweek Bible Hour Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1-2