March 18, 2018 10:30 am
*STAND IF ABLE
PRELUDE “Were You There?” arr. Wood
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
*GREETING ONE ANOTHER
*CALL TO WORSHIP
Pastor: Praise the Lord!
All: I will give thanks to God with my whole heart.
Pastor: Great are the works of God!
All: The Lord has sent redemption to God’s people.
Pastor: Holy and awesome is God’s name.
All: The Lord’s name be praised!
*HYMN #487 “When Morning Gilds the Skies”
*PRAYER OF CONFESSION
God of mercy and love, you have made us to belong to you alone. You call us to serve you with all our strength. We confess our waywardness from your gracious path. Forgive us, God. We let our fear and insecurities rule us instead of trusting you. Free us with your love, and show us how to serve, that our lives may glorify you in every way. Amen.
*ASSURANCE OF PARDON
*RESPONSE #579 “Gloria Patri”
CHILDREN’S TIME Bonnie Foster
SPECIAL MUSIC Don Norton “I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked”
SCRIPTURE READINGS Jan Jones
Jeremiah 31:31-34 (pp. 644-645)
Hebrews 5:5-10 (pg. 970)
This is the word of the Lord.
Thanks be to God!
MESSAGE “High Priest” Rev. Nina L. Westfall
*HYMN #555 “Now Thank We All Our God”
WORSHIPING GOD WITH OUR TITHES & OFFERINGS
*Please pass the Friendship Register*
Offertory “O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee” arr. Martin
*Prayer of Dedication
OUR TIME OF PRAYER & THE LORD’S PRAYER
Lord, for this joy, we give you thanks.
Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer.
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen
*HYMN #485 “To God Be the Glory”
POSTLUDE “Lead On, O King Eternal” arr. Martin
NEED A RIDE TO CHURCH ON SUNDAY? If you need a ride please contact a Deacon or speak to Ella Lane.
THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE (March 18-24)
TODAY @ 6:00 PM – Small Group Bible Study
MONDAY @ 7:00 PM - Boy Scout Meeting
TUESDAY @ 9:30 AM – Coffee Group (Mission Coffee House) WEDNESDAY @ 6:00 PM – Lent Soup Potluck
@ 7:00 PM - Choir Practice
THURSDAY @ 9:30 AM – Women’s Bible Study
NEW MEMBER CLASSES will be held March 21 & 22 from
12:30-3:00 PM. Lunch will be provided.
Monthly Financial Report
2018 Jan Feb For the Year
Income 13,732.92 11,272.06 25,004.98
Expense 14,933.95 14,041.76 28,975.71
Difference -1,201.03 -2,769.70 -3,970.73
CHILDREN’S EASTER PARTY for children through 5th grade will
be held on Sunday, March 25th, 2:00-3:30 PM. with games, crafts, Easter Egg hunt, snacks. Youth will meet at 1:00PM to set up for the party.
UPCOMING SERVICES: Palm Sunday, March 25 at 10:30 AM
Maundy Thursday, March 29 at 6:30 PM
Easter Sonrise Service at 9:00 AM
Easter Breakfast at 9:30 AM
Easter Worship at 10:30 AM
FOR SALE: Desk in Meeting Room—make an offer ASAP to Terry Spitzenberger, 695-4298.
FOOD PANTRY – Let’s remember the Food Pantry for Easter. Food will be delivered there Thursday morning, March 29th. Thank you!
PRAYER QUILT PARTY on April 2, Easter Monday, 9:30-11:30 AM upstairs at the church. Questions? Contact Nancy Thompson at 697-3073, Dolores Canaday 692-2037, or Lee Peterson 691-4729.
BIRTHDAYS in March: Priscella Eitel, Sam Artz, Teri Bierstedt, Henrietta Gohring, Helen Peterson, Hannah Moerke, Harold Poppen, David Crain, David Peterson, Sharon Hofland, Amir Rottluff, Evelyn Fee and Delores Koepsell.
PRAYER CONCERNS Those with health concerns: Jan Jones,
Paul & Shirley Rudolph, Jack & Alice Edge, Beth Rindels, Rozella Potthast, Thomas Reynolds, Bev Erdahl, Gary Larson, Andrew L’Amour, Eliana Szabo.
Our homebound (or partially homebound) members:
Betty Berg, Nona Marshall, Adele Sudlow, Helen Peterson, Don Hildebrandt.
MEMORY VERSE: Jeremiah 31:33 “...I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.”