James 2:14-26 – FAITH – PHONY OR FRUITFUL?

James 2:14-26 – FAITH – PHONY OR FRUITFUL?

Opening Anthem by Adoration Choir: “God’s Word Is Our Great Heritage”
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal)
Scripture Reading: Ezekiel 33:30-33; Psalm 1:1-3; James 2:14-26; John 15:1-8
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Psalm, Epistle & Gospel from EHV]
The Apostles’ Creed – Page 19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 461
SERMON – James 2:14-26 – FAITH – PHONY OR FRUITFUL?
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
Hymn – 471
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 385
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VOTERS meet today on main floor, 1:00 p.m. All male communicant members, 18 & older, are encouraged to attend. Budget and staffing for 2018 will be set.

FLOWERS are placed in memory of Lois Gjertsen.

IN GRATITUDE TO GOD for her 90th birthday, Joanne Kapanke has donated $300 to the St. Paul’s School Fee Assistance Fund.

IN MEMORY of Ryan Tauscher, $3,130.00 has been given to St. Paul’s. ($2,500 to General Fund and $630 for EHVs to be distributed)

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.

Live Nativity Setup at Riverside Mark your calendars and get your groups together for our Diorama setup in Riverside Park on Saturday, October 28th from 8am-5pm. We need about 40 people for this. Thanks for all your help with this local mission project!

DIORAMA PROP REPAIR DATES. Mon., Oct. 30th and Wed., Nov. 1st from 6:30pm-9pm down at the Rotary Building (27 Market St.- Enter at the center of the building and go through to the back rooms) If you’re breathing, you qualify to help so come on down. Pray that God blesses this local mission effort with many workers this last week! Thank you.

NEXT SUNDAY! 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)
Next Sunday, October 29th, in addition to our Reformation services here in Bangor, there will be what many are calling a “once-in-a-lifetime” event celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation in Madison. Counting the pastors, choirs and instrumentalists, there will be 700-800 WELS people from all over our District involved in presenting the Festival service to thousands of folks. Worship starts at 4:00 p.m.