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10.16.22 Bulletin & Announcements


Please lift in prayer-Coltyn Anderson & Family, Steve Haux, Trudy Torgerson, Carol Malone, Bonnie Plath, Arlene Haux, Garret Fenner & family, Tanya Ausk, Shirley Berg, Kenny Garrett and family.


*October Worship Times-Norman 9:00am Worship and Davenport 11:00am. Wednesday Kids Club at Davenport 4:15-5:00pm Confirmation Wednesday at Norman Lutheran @ 6:15pm. Sunday School at Norman 9:15am

*BINGO is back! This Thursday October 20th 6:30-8:00pm Davenport Supper Club. All are welcome to join the fun!!

*Newsletter Information due October 20th to



DONATIONS for our raffle would be much appreciated!! Contact Elaine Swenson or Nancy Ebens.

*The Parish Fall Festival Our parish Fall Festival on Wednesday, October 26th from 6-8 p.m. at Norman Lutheran Church. Three of the games include the bottle walk, cupcake/treat walk, and book walk (books that are gently used). We are looking for 35 more bottles of the 70 needed for the bottle walk. This is going to be such a fun event for families! It was a hit last year and I know the kids are looking forward to it again this year, but we cannot do it without your help! Here is a link to sign up: Norman Davenport Lutheran Parish: Fall Festival (

*Confirmation Sunday October 30th 9am Norman and 11am Davenport

****Davenport Lutheran will be honoring all local Veterans during our Veterans Worship Service on Sunday November 13th 11:00am. Soup and Sandwich lunch to follow. ALL Veterans and their families are welcome!


Norman Davenport Lutheran Worship

Sunday, October 16, 2022 Pastor Katie Kringstad


WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS: P: “The Lord be with you! R: And also, with you

GATHERING This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it. The Holy Spirit calls us together as the people of God. GATHERING SONG Lord of All Hopefulness (ELW 765) vs 1-2



PRAYER OF THE DAY Let us pray. A brief silence is kept before the prayer.

O Lord God, tireless guardian of your people, you are always ready to hear our cries. Teach us to rely day and night on your care. Inspire us to seek your enduring justice for all this suffering world, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.


FIRST READING: Genesis 32:22-31

PSALM: Psalm 121

SECOND READING: 2 Timothy 3:14--4:5

GOSPEL: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43


HYMN OF THE DAY: You Are Mine (ELW 581)


I believe in God, the Father almighty,

creator of heaven and earth.

I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord,

who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,

born of the virgin Mary,

suffered under Pontius Pilate,

was crucified, died, and was buried;

he descended to the dead.*

On the third day he rose again;

he ascended into heaven,

he is seated at the right hand of the Father,

and he will come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,

the holy catholic church,

the communion of saints,

the forgiveness of sins,

the resurrection of the body,

and the life everlasting. Amen.


The prayers are prepared locally for each occasion. The following examples may be adapted or used as appropriate.

In gratitude and humility, let us join together in prayer on behalf of all of God’s creation.

A brief silence.

For all the baptized, that they become skilled in compassion and grace and equipped to share the good news with all. Grant your followers persistence in proclamation and prayer. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.

For air and sky, clouds and sun, that they provide rain to parched land and relief to flooded ground. Renew and restore our polluted atmosphere and empower us to be worthy stewards of creation. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

For judges, juries, and all who work in the judicial system, that they desire wisdom, seek truth, rule with fairness, and have the courage to do what is right. Eliminate oppression and injustice in our criminal justice system. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

For all who are lonely, especially those who have newly arrived in an unfamiliar city or country, political prisoners without recourse to justice, hospital patients without visitors, and any who are ill or grief-stricken. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

For those in our congregation and community engaged in advocacy work, that with the persistence of the widow, they lift their voices in seeking justice on behalf of others. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

For those who have taught us faith and now rest in your heavenly peace, that we remember and give thanks for these saints who shared the gospel through word and deed. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

With grateful hearts we commend our spoken and silent prayers to you, O God; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

OFFERING SONG: Here I Am, Lord (ELW 574)


Let us pray.

Blessed are you, O God, maker of all things. Through your goodness, you have blessed us with these gifts: ourselves, our time, and our possessions. Use us, and what we have gathered, in feeding the world with your love, through the one who gave himself for us, Jesus Christ, our Savior, and Lord.



God blesses us and sends us in mission to the world.


The Lord bless you and keep you.

The Lord’s face shine upon and be gracious to you.

The Lord look upon you with favor and ☩ give you peace.

In the name of the Father, Son & Holy Spirit.


SENDING SONG: Lord of All Hopefulness (ELW 765) vs 3-4


Go in peace. Serve the Lord.

Thanks be to God.


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