James 4:1-12 – FAITH’S HUMBLE AMBITIONS

James 4:1-12 – FAITH’S HUMBLE AMBITIONS

Opening Hymn – 1st Service: 226
2nd Service: PreK: “I Am A Light”
Liturgy – Page 15 (front of hymnal – abbreviated)
Scripture Readings: Genesis 13:1-9; Psalm 34:1-2; James 4:1-12;
Matthew 18:1-5
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Psalm, Epistle & Gospel from EHV]
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 477
SERMON – James 4:1-12 – FAITH’S HUMBLE AMBITIONS
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 377
Closing Prayer & Benediction
Closing Hymn – 392
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ALTAR FLOWERS are placed today in memory of Sid Kopp by Luella Kopp.

IN MEMORY of Arthur Wittmershaus, $100.00 has been given to the General Fund by Barbara Wittmershaus.

A DIVINE CALL was extended Wednesday evening to Miss Megan Lepke to serve as teacher of grades 1-2 at our St. Paul’s School. Miss Lepke, 25, has served at St. John’s in Antigua and currently serves part-time at First Lutheran in La Crosse. With the retirement of Mrs. Beth Schmeling at the end of this school year, our alignment for the classrooms next year (2018-2019 school year) will be: Mrs. Gwen Manke – Pre-school & Kindergarten; a new teacher for Grades 1 & 2; Mr. Eric Duve – Grades 3 & 4; Miss Karen Bauer– Grades 5 & 6; Mr. Richard Bakken – Principal and Grades 7 & 8.

CHRISTMAS DIORAMA volunteers are needed. Sign-up sheets and info are in the corner of the narthex.
AT THE DOOR – New edition of Meditations, Complimentary Copies of EHV New Testament & Psalms for those who may not have received one yet. THE EHV is now also globally online for free at biblegateway.com Click on the arrow at the top right and scroll down to Evangelical Heritage Version.
LUTHER HIGH FRUIT ORDERS may be placed downstairs between services.
FINANCE COMMITTEE meets this Tues. 6:00 p.m. to prepare offering envelopes.
STEWARDSHIP-EVANGELISM meets this Wed. Nov. 22, 8 p.m. on main floor.
TODAY IS THE FINAL SUNDAY FOR FOOD PANTRY DONATIONS

THANKSGIVING WORSHIP:
Deerhunters’ Communion: Wed. Nov. 22, 7:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day Service: Thurs. Nov. 23, 9:00 a.m.
CHRISTMAS SEASON WORSHIP:
Regular Worship: Sun. Dec. 24, 8 & 10 a.m.
Christmas Eve Children’s Service: Sun. Dec. 24, 4:30 & 6:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Worship: Mon. Dec. 25, 9:00 a.m.
Regular Worship: Sun. Dec. 31, 8 & 10 a.m. (NO evening New Years Eve Worship)