Opening Anthem – PreK-8 & Choir:
“Praise My Soul, The King Of Heaven”
Liturgy – Page 45 (front of hymnal)
Congregation Sings the Psalm of the Day – Psalm 73 (Page 94)
Scripture Lessons: Isaiah 61:1-3; Acts 16:25-34; Luke 15:1-7
Hymn – 304
SERMON – Luke 15:1-7 – Jesus Sinners Does Receive
I. He sought and found you
II. He seeks and finds others through you
Congregation Sings “We Praise You, O God” (Pages 48-49)
“Lord, Have Mercy” – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer (Page 50)
Hymn – 84
Prayer For Grace & Benediction (Pages 50-51)
Closing Hymn – 579
THANK YOU TO OUR GUEST PREACHER!
Our guest preacher for Harvest-Mission Festival today is Pastor Joel Neumann. Pastor Neumann serves as pastor at Faith Lutheran in Black River Falls & Cataract, WI. In addition to his duties as one of our circuit pastors, he is also involved in prison ministry in his area. Pastor Neumann will give a presentation on WELS Prison Ministry between services on the main floor (9:15 – 9:40 a.m.) We thank him for his message today.
THANKS! to all our singers and musicians for aiding us in our worship today. Thanks also to those who helped beautify the sanctuary with flowers and harvest-time produce.
PREPARING TO PROCLAIM CHRIST is an outreach/evangelism workshop for any of our members who are seeking ways to reach out to the unchurched and those who have wandered from the gospel. Those in our area WELS churches are invited to attend this opportunity at Christ Lutheran, West Salem, Sat. Oct. 12, 9 am – Noon.
NOTES FROM YOUR LADIES AID
We will host the LWMS Fall Mission Rally here on Sunday, October 20. We could use some extra hands. If you are willing to help at all, please contact Ruth Elsen, 486-2921. For the Hispanic Ministry of Menasha, WI, we are accepting new or gently used winter apparel: coats, hats, sweaters, mittens, scarves, and socks. Deadline is October 20. We are also accepting donations for the African Mission. An extensive list is on the entry table. Deadline is Thanksgiving.
LWMS FALL RALLY will be hosted here at St. Paul’s on Sunday, October 20. NO Fellowship Hour between services on that Sunday so Ladies can set up.
AT THE DOOR – Meditations; Copies of EHV Bible for households which have not yet received one.
ON ENTRYWAY TABLE – Information on “Men Of His Word” in Rochester. Oct. 26
GRANDPARENTS DAY at St Paul’s School is Tuesday, October 22. Our “seasoned” members are invited to attend this special day. Sept. 27 was deadline for reserving a spot. For a last minute chance, Please call Mrs. Manke at school by this Monday, Sept. 30th, 486-2641.
SIGN-UP SHEET on the entry table for those willing to help with snow removal this winter.