John 14:1-14 – HOMEWARD BOUND

John 14:1-14 – HOMEWARD BOUND

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Opening Hymn – 250
Liturgy – Page 15  (abbreviated Communion Liturgy – front of hymnal)
Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 65:17-19;              Psalm 73:23-26
2 Corinthians 5:1-7;        John 14:1-6                 
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19  (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 417
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 312
Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 451

PLEASE REMEMBER Pastor Kyle Bitter of St. John’s, Wauwatosa in your prayers as he deliberates the Call our congregation has extended to him to be our next pastor.

As our congregation waits for a pastor to accept our Call, Pastor Steve Olson has accepted our Call to serve as vacancy pastor starting on September 28 until the end of this calendar year as needed.  If you need personal pastoral care, Pastor Olson invites you to contact him at 706-339-5886.    Pastor Olson will also check  the parsonage answering machine every so often: 486-2754.  His email  address is    Pastor Olson resides in retirement in Onalaska.  After September 27th, Pastor & Mrs. Hefti will be living, for the present, at 4063A 117th Street, Chippewa Falls, WI  54729    PLEASE NOTE:  Any emails directed to Pastor Hefti personally should go to   The new pastor will also have access to the church email at

God has blessed Luther with the opportunity in helping Martin Luther College train future called workers. MLC will be sending us two student teachers, one female and one male, to start student teaching on October 19th. Luther is currently looking for two host families to house the student teachers. There are reimbursement opportunities from MLC while hosting a student teacher. Also, MLC has already agreed to have both student teachers tested for Covid-19 before sending them to Luther High School. If you are interested in hosting a student teacher, please contact Principal Engelbrecht at Luther at 608-783-5435 ext. 1140 or by email at He is willing to answer any questions.


Ladies Aid   Delayed Until Further Notice
Choir Rehearsal                 Delayed Until Further Notice
Public School 7th & 8th Gr. Confirmation           Wednesdays    3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
To enroll in Grades 5-6 Public School Bible History starting OCTOBER 7, 3:30 p.m. on Main Floor, call Mr. Larson:  486-4192
Sun. School Staff with Mr. Duve Downstairs     Sun. Sept, 27    9:15 – 9:45
Harvest-Mission & Pastor Hefti’s Final Service Sun. Sept. 27    8:00 & 10:00 a.m.
Retirement Open House at St. Paul’s School:  Sun. Sept. 27    1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Pastor Olson Conducts Services                 Sun. Oct.  4      8:00 & 10:00 a.m.
Sunday School Starts                                      Sun. Oct.   4      9:10 – 9:50 a.m.
Sunday Bible Study Starts (Downstairs)         Sun. Oct.   4      9:15 – 9:40 a.m.           (A Study of Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians)
Midweek Bible Hour Starts (Downstairs)        Tues. Oct. 6      7:00 p.m. (A Survey of the Minor Prophets)
Midweek Bible Hour Starts (Downstairs)        Wed. Oct. 7        9:00 a.m.                     (A Survey of the Minor Prophets)
Education Committee at School Wed. Oct. 7       6:00 p.m.
Church Council at School                               Wed. Oct. 7       7:00 p.m.
Quarterly Voters Meeting at Church               Sun. Oct. 18     1:00 p.m.