Sunday Bulletin

Prayer Before Service…O Holy Spirit, anoint us with the gentle dew of Your presence and power as You shower us with grace from above. Open our eyes to see Jesus as Savior and Lord that we may praise Him now in worship and all our days in a living faith; You who with the Father and the Son are one God, world without end. Amen.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Baccalaureate Sunday

“The Day of Pentecost”

Opening Hymn   LSB # 913     “O Holy Spirit, Enter In”  

Service Divine III  Page 184

Old Testament     Ezekiel 37:1-14

Epistle    Acts 2:1-21  

Gospel    John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15

Sermon Hymn  LSB # 503  “O Day Full of Grace”

Sermon  “Life in the Spirit”

Offering   Choir Sings  “This is my Story, This is My Song”

Distribution Hymns 

LSB # 496   “Holy Spirit, Light Divine”

LSB # 617   “O Lord, We Praise Thee”

Closing Hymn Choir Sings     “Go Now in Peace”       


Prayer at Closing . . . Comforter and Helper, You guide us in God’s Truths and especially the grand Truth of our salvation in Jesus, the divine Son. Continue to mark our paths of life through the living Word that heeding Your gracious voice we may praise and honor You with the Father and the Son all the days of our lives. Amen.

Alleluia Verse: Alleluia. Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of the faithful, and kindle in them the fire of your love. Alleluia.                 Liturgical Text

In Our Prayers . . . Anniversary…Dennis & Maren Johnson, Bob & Joyce Oltmans. Health…Dan Raverty, Diane McDonald, Dan Heibult, MaryAnn Brābec (LuAnn Kremmin’s Mother), Rose Crispin (Nicole Yonker’s Mother), Joyce Voshage, David Hecht, Dannika Sajban, Pat Baloun, Pastor Ernie Swenson, Jim Vellema, Gary Soleta, Leroy Garms, Arlene Anderson, Daniel Schroeder, Suz Schroeder, Peggy Erickson, Bill Hanson, Colleen Daly, Alex Schmiesing, (Hillesheim nephew), All the Shut-Ins. Our Soldiers & their Families. The Family of Tony Klaassen. Trinity Lutheran Church-Milwaukee(destroyed by fire)

KDOM Broadcast...Is sponsored by the Moratzka Family in memory of Louise Moratzka.

Baccalaureate Sunday… Will be held today Sunday, May 20th during our worship service. Our 6 graduating seniors are Shawna Bergendahl, Jolyssa Higley Purrington, Eric Soleta, Rachel Sajban, Austin Yonker, Halen Wojahn. Join us during coffee hour to congratulate our seniors.

Sonshine Preschool Graduation…Will be Monday, May 21st at 6:30pm. Everyone from the congregation is invited to attend.

Relay for Life Pancake Breakfast…Will be held today May 20th from 9:00 to 1:00 at BARC.

Tony Klaassen Funeral…Visitation will be held at Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mankato on Thursday, May 24 from 3:00-4:00 pm, service starts at 4:00pm. Windom visitation will be held on May 25 from 10-12:00 at LaCanne Funeral.

Meals on Wheels…July is our month to deliver meals to the homebound. Please give of your time & talents and sign up for a week. It takes less than an hour. There is a sign-up sheet in the narthex.

VBS Float for Riverfest…We need your help to put together a float for “Splash Canyon”. Riverfest parade is Saturday, June 9th. Call the church office at 831-3522 for more information.

Church Office…Will be closed on May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.

LYF/KFC…Attention all sixth through twelfth graders; you are invited to a Circuit Bible Retreat focusing on “The Deathly Hallows to Die Is Gain: Good and Evil in the World of Harry Potter,” July 15-18, 2018. The retreat will be held at the Thrivent Heartwood Conference Center & Retreat in Trego, Wisconsin. We will leave on Sunday, July 15th 1pm and return on Wednesday, July 18th 6pm or so. For further information or to register for the retreat please contact your Pastor. Please register by June 10, 2018 so we can make plans accordingly.

Tuesday Bible Study… On Tuesday, May 22nd at 9:00 am. No Bible Study May 29th.

Wednesday Evening Worship Service …On Wednesday May 23rd at 6:30 pm. Missed Sunday? Come Wednesday. There will be no worship service on Wednesday, May 30th. Pastor will be on vacation.

Choir Practice… Will practice on Wednesday, May 23rd 7:00 pm.

Thursday Bible Study…On Thursday, May 24th at 7:00 pm. No Bible Study May 31th.

Men’s Bible Study… Will meet on Saturday, May 26th from 8-9:00 am.

LWML…Will meet on Thursday, June 7th at 7:00 pm.

Sunday Morning KDOM Broadcast… Our Sunday morning worship services will be broadcast live on KDOM 103.1 FM or 1580 AM. You can also listen to the worship service on Cable channel #3.

Faith in Action…Is here to help you around your house, please call Helenn Raverty at 831-3732. There are free items on a table in the narthex for anyone to take home. Please help yourself.

Church Website…Our website is up and running. Check it out!

Lutheran Hour… “Functional Atheist No More!” Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. Dale A. Meyer. Christians like to think of themselves as following the first disciples. That’s uncomfortably true. The first disciples had trouble believing the promises of Jesus for their daily lives. Too often we do too. On Pentecost the Spirit of the risen Lord Jesus gave the first disciples faith like they had never had before. Today the same Spirit is ready to do the same for us. (Acts 2:1-21; John 15:26-27) Lutheran Hour is broadcast on Sundays on radio stations: WCCO 830 AM at 6:05 am/KDOM 103.1 FM/1580 AM at 10:00 am/KJWR 90.9 FM at 6:00 pm.

Lutheran for Life… “We celebrate when a mother has second thoughts concerning abortion and keeps her baby. We sing ‘Alleluia’ when an orphaned child once abandoned is adopted and lives in a home filled with the presence of Christ’s love reflected through a mother and father.” Chaplain (Lt. Colonel) Steven Hokana, Assistant Director of Ministry to the Armed Forces (MAF) (LCMS) – A Life Quote from Lutherans For Life •