Luke 12:49-59 – THE GREAT DIVIDE

Luke 12:49-59 – THE GREAT DIVIDE

Liturgy – Page 45 (front of hymnal)
Congregation Sings the Psalm of the Day – Psalm 46 (Page 84)
Scripture Lessons: Joshua 24:14-15; 2 Cor. 6:14 – 7:1; Luke 12:49-59
Hymn – 538
Congregation Sings “We Praise You, O God” (Pages 48-49)
“Lord, Have Mercy” – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer (Page 50)
Hymn – 203
Prayer For Grace & Benediction (Pages 50-51)
Closing Hymn – 201

BAPTISM – Reagan Caroline Bright, daughter of Aaron & Alison Bright, is received into the kingdom of God’s grace by the washing of water and the Word in this morning’s second service.

WELCOME! into our fellowship: Teresa Richmond

FOOD PANTRY DONATIONS of cash or non-perishable food and household items will be received here at the church on the first three Sundays of November (6, 13, 20).


Luther High School Music Department Fruit Sale is underway. Proceed benefit the Music Department. To order, contact one of the music students from your congregation, or call Paul Adickes directly at Luther High School (608)783-5435 ext. 1340 or email him at Deadline is Mon., Nov. 28th. Fruit will be delivered Tue, Dec. 6th.

QUARTERLY VOTERS MEETING NOTES: Various printed reports from the voters meeting are available in the narthex. The Budget for 2017 was adopted by the voters. (An annual net budget of $465,232.70, which means a weekly net budget of $8,946.78. “Net” budget does not include the approximately $29,000.00 received from the parents of our school children in annual fees, etc.). Nominating Committee was approved: Jeff Anderson, Todd Manke, Don Peterson. The bequest of $213,775.15 from the Renata Bushek estate has been placed in a money market and voters will give further input at the annual meeting in January. Christmas Day and New Years Day both fall on Sundays this year. The voters determined, as was done the last time this occurred, that there will be regular Sunday service times on those days at 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. (No Bible study between services on those days.) New Years Eve Communion service will be held on Sat. Dec. 31 at 7:00 p.m. An update on the Wartburg Project was given: This summer, God-willing, a paperback edition of The Holy Bible: Evangelical Heritage Edition (New Testament & Psalms) by the Wartburg Project will be published by Northwestern Publishing House and made available to the public. Progress on the Old Testament of the EHV is well underway.