Jeremiah 37-39 – “STONE WALLS DO NOT A PRISON MAKE”

Jeremiah 37-39 – “STONE WALLS DO NOT A PRISON MAKE”

Opening Hymn – 173
Liturgy – Page 15 (abbreviated Communion liturgy – front of hymnal)
Scripture Readings: Jeremiah 38:1-13; 2 Timothy 2:3-9; Matthew 11:1-11
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 428
SERMON – Jeremiah 37-39 – “STONE WALLS DO NOT A PRISON MAKE”
Offertory – Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 419
Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 170
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ALTAR FLOWERS are placed today in thanks to God for the wedding of Caley Cavadini & William Griswold.

WEDDING – Caley Cavadini & William Griswold exchanged vows before the Lord’s altar yesterday.

CALL ACCEPTED After prayerful consideration, Mr. Justin Groth of St. John’s, Sparta has accepted our Call to teach grades 2-3 and serve as athletic director. He and his wife Heidi and their four girls (Emily, Sarah, Andrea & Melanie) will be moving out of their rented house in Sparta by the end of June. Anyone knowing of rental options (3-4 bedrooms) in or near Bangor can phone Mr. Groth at (608) 567-9263. Here is Mr. Groth’s letter of acceptance: To the members of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and School in Bangor, WI: It is with a servant’s heart that I humbly accept the call to serve as your 2-3 grade teacher and Athletic Director. Your prayers as I deliberated this call were a great blessing. Your continued support as I begin to serve will be truly appreciated. My wife Heidi, as well as my daughters Emily, Sarah, Andrea, and Melanie, send their greetings and are excited to join your church and school family. May the Lord continue to shine his blessings upon St. Paul’s. To Him be the glory!
Your servant in Christ,
Justin Groth

IN GRATITUDE TO GOD for their 5th wedding anniversary, David & Krista Pfaff have donated $500.00 to the New School Fund.

IMPORTANT DATES
Father’s Day Pie & Ice Cream June 15 Between Services
Family VBS (Tues. Wed. Thurs.) June 17, 18, 19 At School: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Pastor & Mrs. Hefti in Florida June 25 – July 2 Pastor P. Stuebs June 29-30
St. Paul’s 125th Anniversary September 28 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. (Pastor Steven Olson will preach. Potluck dinner & program at school at Noon)

SIGN- UP SHEETS for Family Vacation Bible School are in the entry – to get an approximate head count so that we have proper staffing. This year’s topic: HOW WILL IT ALL END? For three evenings, we will shall explore what the Scriptures say about the last things. VBS will be held at school June 17, 18, 19 (Tues. Wed. Thurs.), 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

ADULT INSTRUCTION CLASS – We are looking to start a new class in the fall. If you or someone you know is interested, phone the pastor: 486-2754.

CONFIRMATION PICTURES are available in the sacristy.