James 2:1-13 – FAITH CONQUERS FAVORITISM

James 2:1-13 – FAITH CONQUERS FAVORITISM

Opening Anthem by Ring Out The Joy Chime Choir: “I Love You, Lord”
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal – abbreviated)
Scripture Readings: Leviticus 19:9-18; Psalm 82:2-4; James 2:1-13; Matthew 25:31-46
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Psalm, Epistle & Gospel from EHV]
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 499
SERMON – James 2:1-13 – FAITH CONQUERS FAVORITISM
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 312
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 458
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WITH THE LORD – Lois Gjertsen passed away this past Monday at the age of 90. Services will be tomorrow at Church at 11:00 am.

IN GRATITUDE TO GOD for their 55th wedding anniversary, Roy & Clarice Koltermann have placed today’s altar flowers and have donated $500.00 to the General (Home) Fund.

IN MEMORY of Erma Schroeder, $1300.00 has been donated to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, and $600.00 to St. Paul’s Lutheran School.

VOTERS meet next Sunday downstairs, 1:00 p.m. All male communicant members, 18 & older, are encouraged to attend. The budget for 2018 will be set at this meeting.

IN ADDITION to the Reformation 500 service in Madison on October 29, there is also a Reformation observance at Luther High on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2:00 p.m. consisting of a devotion, the new Luther movie and a question and answer session. Information is posted in the entryway.

SIGN-UP SHEET in the entry for those willing to help with snow removal this winter.

REFORMATION 500 SERVICE IN MADISON
Alliant Energy Center (Dane County Coliseum) Sun. Oct. 29, 4:00 p.m.
(Special Hymn Sing at 6:00 p.m. Featuring Koine) Buses are available for the “once-in-a-lifetime” event celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation in Madison, WI. $20/person (Please make your check out to St. John’s Lutheran Church) To reserve your spot on the bus, please sign up in the entry or contact Mrs. Hefti at school, 486-2641 or email secretary@stpaulsbangor.com Departure times and place for pick up/drop off to be finalized.