Matthew 21:33-43

Matthew 21:33-43

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HYMN:  # 254 (verses 1-3)                                                      “The Day Full of Grace”

The Word of God
THE OLD TESTAMENT LESSON:                                                                         Isaiah 5:1-7
THE SECOND LESSON:                                                                       Philippians 3:12-21
THE GOSPEL LESSON:                                                                              Matthew 21:33-43
THE CONFESSION OF FAITH                                                         (The Apostle’s Creed)
The Sermon Hymn: # 382                                          “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”
THE SERMON: MATTHEW 21:33-43                                         
The Hymn: # 366                                                        “O Jesus So Sweet, O Jesus So Mild”
The Closing Prayer
The Benediction
The Closing Hymn: #319                                           “On My Heart Imprint Your Image”


With the Lord –  Arlan Schmidt passed away on Sunday, October 18 at the age of 75.  Services were here at the church on Saturday, October 24.  May the words of St. Paul comfort those who mourn:  “Death has been swallowed up in victory…Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Co 15L54m57)

Pastor Gregory Lyon, currently teaching at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Wauwautosa, WI, has received the call to serve as our pastor here at St. Paul’s. Please keep Pastor Lyon in your prayers as he considers the call we have extended to him. Pastor Lyons is 38 years old and along with his wife, Amy, has three small children. 

Mrs. Penny Adickes was called to a permanent position as 1st and 2nd grade teacher for St. Paul’s. Please pray that Mrs. Adickes will accept this call and continue serving here. Our children are richly blessed to learn under her care!

Luther High Music Dept. Fruit Sale:   A Luther student will be taking orders in the church basement between services every Sunday through 11/15/20 to raise funds for the Music Department or you may contact Joshua Stratman at 608-486-4735 to place your order.

Luther High Trap Club – Michael Lazzaretti  will be in the church basement between services to take orders from the Holmen Meat Market for anyone interested in supporting the Trap Club.

LIVE NATIVITY PROP REPAIR FINAL NIGHT! The final night for prop repair is October 26th at the Rotary Building (27 Market St.)  6:30pm-9pm.

LIVE NATIVITY SET-UP at Riverside Park is THIS Saturday, October 31st from 9am-5pm. Rotary provides lunch.  Many hands make light work! Please come for any amount of time you can spare.  Can’t help this Saturday?  Come down any of the following Saturdays up until Thanksgiving.  Questions?  Call George Italiano 608-317-0271

November Worship Services:

The 4 Sundays in November are known as “End Times” Sundays. They are the last 4 Sundays of the Christian church year. Each Sunday has a different theme. 

November 1 – Reformation Sunday urges us to reflect on the faith we confess.
November 8 – Last Judgment is a reminder that the end of the world is approaching.
November 15 – Saints Triumphant is a peek into heaven at the joy that awaits us there.
November 22 – Christ the King Sunday is a reminder that our Savior reigns forever!
November 25/26 – National Day of Thanksgiving. 
November 29 – 1st Sunday in the New Christian Church year – Advent!