PRAYER BEFORE CHURCH: Lord God Almighty, so rule and govern our hearts and minds by your Holy Spirit that we may always look forward to the end of this present evil age and to the day of your righteous judgment. Keep us steadfast in true and living faith and present us at last holy and blameless before you. In Jesus’ name, I pray. Amen.
SERVICE THEME: The Christian life means humbly serving others.
LITURGY: Zion: Page 15 St. John: Page 15
HYMNS: Zion: 541, 546, 311, 542 St. John: 541, 546, 494, 542
PSALM: Psalm 27 (Page 75)
SCRIPTURE READINGS: Micah 3:5–12
1 Thessalonians 2:1–13
SERMON TEXT: Matthew 23:1–12
THEME: SERVING GOD AND THOSE AROUND US
1. The Wrong Motivations
2. The Greatest Motivation
THE WORD FOR THIS WEEK
Sunday: Psalms 70&71
Monday: Psalm 72
Tuesday: 1 Kings 1
Wednesday: 1 Kings 2
Thursday: 1 Kings 3&4
Friday: 1 Kings 5
Saturday: 1 Kings 6:1-7:12
HOLY COMMUNON: The Lord’s Supper will be offered during our service at Zion this morning. May the Lord grant prepared hearts as we receive his body and blood with the bread and the wine for forgiveness of sins and strengthening of faith. VISITORS: If you wish to commune this morning, you are asked to speak with the pastor before the service.
NURSING HOME SERVICES: Our service at Tabitha will be at 9:00 on Tuesday. The service at the Wilber Care Center will be at 10:00 that day.
CHAPEL: Pastor Kahrs will be at St. Paul’s school for chapel on Wednesday morning.
CONFIRMATION CLASS: Confirmation class will be Wednesday at 6:30.
CHOIR: We will meet at 7:30 on Wednesday.
LADIES AID: We will meet on Thursday at 7:30.
YOUTH GROUP FALL GET-TOGETHER: There will be a get-together at the Eric Kracke residence on Saturday at 6:00.
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