Opening Anthem by Science & Fine Arts Singers: “Prepare Ye”
Liturgy – Page 15 (Communion liturgy – abbreviated)
Scripture Readings: Proverbs 25:6-7; Philippians 2:1-11; Luke 14:1-14
Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 385
SERMON – Luke 14:1-14 – ADVENT’S UNSCRUPULOUS INVITATION
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 377
Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 27
WITH THE LORD – Gladys Niedfeldt passed away on Tuesday at the age of 90. Services were held yesterday here at the church. Flowers are placed in her memory.
ALTAR FLOWERS are placed in thanks to God for the 95th birthday of Robert Cole by Bruce & Candace Warhanik.
ST. PAUL’S SCHOOL CHILDREN’S BAKE SALE is NEXT SUNDAY, December 11 between services and after 2nd. Please bring your baked goods to school on Friday or to church Saturday between 9 – 11.
2017 OFFERING ENVELOPES are available in the basement. Please pick yours up promptly. Thank you!
MR. GROTH has received a Call to serve as the 3rd Grade Teacher at Salem Lutheran School in Milwaukee, WI. Please remember him in your prayers as he deliberates and feel free to discuss the Call with him.
* PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN CHRISTMAS EVE TIMES *
In hopes of getting more students to stay for BOTH services and give you more family time after the Worship services, the Education Committee and Council have approved the change of time of the Christmas Eve Services to 4:30 and 6:00 p.m. This change is being made on a trial basis.
Christmas Eve Children’s Services Saturday, December 24 4:30 & 6:00 p.m.
Christmas Day Worship Sunday December 25 8:00 & 10:00 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Communion Saturday, December 31 7:00 p.m.
Worship on New Years Day Sunday, January 1 8:00 & 10:00 a.m.
[No Sunday School or Bible Study on Christmas Day & New Years Day]