Opening Hymn – 242
Liturgy – Page 15 (Communion Liturgy in its entirety– front of hymnal)
Scripture Readings: Zechariah 13:7-9; Galatians 3:23-29; Mark 8:27-35
The Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 372
SERMON – Mark 8:27-35 – WITH EYES OF FAITH, SEE WHO JESUS REALLY IS!
Offertory – Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 21 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 376
Song of Simeon – Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 387
ALTAR FLOWERS today are placed in gratitude to God by David & Joddie Sampson for their 40th wedding anniversary. (Open House at the Legion today: 11:30 am – 3:30 pm)
BAPTISM – Alexander Lee Sampson, son of Daniel & Lisa Sampson, is received into the kingdom of God’s grace by the washing of water and the Word in this morning’s first service.
THANK YOU! to Pastor Paul Stuebs for bringing us the Word of God this week. Pastor Stuebs and his wife Carol are currently living in retirement in Viroqua. Pastor Stuebs is the son of the late Pastor & Mrs. Arden (Ora) Stuebs (pastor here from 1946-1961). Pastor & Carol are also the parents of Pastor Joel Stuebs who serves at Christ Lutheran, West Salem. We welcome Pastor Stuebs to the pulpit of St. Paul’s.
FINANCE & ATTENDANCE figures for last week and this week will appear in next week’s bulletin.
PASTOR & MRS. HEFTI will return late Tuesday from California. In case of pastoral emergency, please contact Pastor Riediger of Christ Lutheran, West Salem (Home: 786-4750; Office: 786-1250 Extension 113). For further assistance, call President Gary Horstman (608) 769-7687 or Principal Tim Payne (461-0030), or Mrs. Hefti’s cell phone: (608) 792-8356.
OTHER NOTES – Quarterly Voters Meeting will be Monday, July 22, 8:30 p.m. downstairs. Installation of Mrs. Beth Schmeling and Mr. Justin Wiechmann will take place on Sunday, August 11 with a welcome downstairs between services. The 125th Anniversary of our congregation will be observed in connection with NEXT year’s Harvest-Mission Festival – on Sun., Sept. 28, 2014.
A NEW ADULT INSTRUCTION CLASS toward church membership is planned for after Labor Day. If you or someone you know is interested, call the pastor (486-2754).
CHURCH WEBSITE Check out our updated website. stpaulsbangor.com