Opening Hymn – 72
Liturgy – Page 26 ( “Service of Word & Sacrament” – front of hymnal)
Scripture Lessons: Isaiah 40:9-11; 1 Peter 2:24-25; Luke 15:1-10
Epistle followed by “Alleluia” & Gospel followed “Praise Be To You, O Christ!” (p. 30)
Hymn – 380
SERMON – Luke 15:1-10 – LOST & FOUND
Nicene Creed (Page 31)
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION – Page 33 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 312
“Thank The Lord” – Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 36-37)
Closing Hymn – 432
BAPTISM – Rory Mae Langrehr, daughter of Jordan & Mikhael Langrehr, is received into the kingdom of God’s grace by the washing of water and the Word in this morning’s second service.
IN MEMORY of Robert Garves, $250.00 has been given to the General Fund by Chris Garves.
IN MEMORY of Louise Plenge, $10.00 has been received from Mary Berg.
IN MEMORY of Germaine Erickson, $1,000.00 has been given to the General Fund by Les Erickson.
IN MEMORY of Germaine (Craig) Erickson, $781.25 has been received ($519.25 to General Fund and $262.00 for Hymnals).
FINANCE COMMITTEE RECORDERS – A kindly reminder to get the final offering envelope figures for 2016 to the Financial Secretary promptly.
INTERESTED IN ADULT MEMBERSHIP CLASS? Please call the pastor (486-2754).
SOME OFFERING ENVELOPES for the year 2017 are still available in the church basement. If you have not yet picked up yours, please do so promptly.
ANNUAL VOTERS MEETING
The annual meeting of the voters will be held Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. downstairs at the church. Elections for church offices will be held. Nominees will be posted in the bulletin on Jan. 8 & 15. Male communicant members 18 and over are encouraged to attend. Church Council & Finance Committee will meet immediately following to organize.