Opening Anthem by Adoration Choir: “For Unto Us”
Liturgy – Page 15 (Communion liturgy – abbreviated)
Scripture Readings: Malachi 4:1-6; 2 Timothy 3:10-17; Luke 14:25-35
Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 454
SERMON – Luke 14:25-35 – COUNT THE COST!
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 38
Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 28
FOR THOSE WHO WERE SNOW-BOUND last Sunday, left-over bulletins are in the rack in the narthex.
* 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]
2017 OFFERING ENVELOPES are available in the basement.
AS ANNOUNCED LAST SUNDAY, Mr. Justin Groth has returned (declined) the Call To Salem Lutheran in Milwaukee. May God bless his continued labors at our school.
LOST & FOUND ITEMS are still on table downstairs. If not claimed, items will be given away.
LUTHER HIGH RISE UP & BUILD Building Committee is looking for volunteers to assist with the installation of cabinets and doors in the new building addition Monday through Thursday evenings beginning at 5:00 pm. Work will continue the week between Christmas and New Year’s during the evening as our schedules allow. Rise Up & Build highlights for the second week of December:
Drywall completed – Stairwells finished with railings – Classroom block walls prepped for painting – Catwalks completed in Chapel/Auditorium – Old outside doorways removed, now connected to new addition hallway