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10.23.22 Bulletin & Announcements


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

Congratulations to the Kindred Cross Country teams! Boys placed 2nd in the State tournament this week in Jamestown and girls placed 4th! Great job to all!

Special thank you to our youth, friends and parents who enjoyed a beautiful day raking leaves this past Wednesday! Thank you so much! Your kindness is greatly appreciated!



Just a few tickets left! Get yours today!! TICKETS on sale for our TABLE FEST this Saturday, October 29th

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

*THIS WEDNESDAY!!! The Parish Fall Festival Our Parish Fall Festival on Wed, October 26th 6-8 p.m. at Norman Lutheran Church. Wear your costumes (nothing scary please). Food, fun & fellowship, games & prizes! A photo booth also! All are welcome!!

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

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

*BINGO will be held 7pm - 8:30 pm on Thursday, November 10, at the Davenport Supper Club. Notice the date has been changed from the 3rd Thursday of the month to the 2nd Thursday of the month to avoid conflicting with the meetings of the Davenport Firefighters.

*Kindred Area Food Pantry has seen an increase in usage and is in need of monetary and non-perishable food donations. Items can be dropped off at Kindred Lutheran or if you bring to our churches, we will see that it gets to the pantry. If you or someone you know can benefit from the pantry, please let Pastor Katie know or stop by Kindred Lutheran.

*Beautiful Wreaths! It’s hard to think about decorating for Christmas when the weather has been so nice however winter is coming!! We will be taking wreath orders for the 24inch round wreaths $20.00. (Payment is due at the time of order please.) This is a Parish Youth Fundraiser for future events, service projects and activities. Orders are due by Nov 6th for delivery by Thanksgiving Sunday. Any questions please contact Joan Drop off order forms in designated area in entry way.

*Davenport Lions will be hosting their Annual Halloween Party on Sunday, October 30th from 1:00-3:00pm in the school gym. Wear your costume for a prize, decorate a pumpkin, snacks and rootbeer floats, games and much more! All ages welcome!

*Davenport Fire Departments 18th Annual Sportsman’s Night -Saturday, Nov 5th 5:30pm-8pm at Davenport Community Center. Pork roast dinner, door prizes and raffle.

*Kindred Lutheran Church Men’s Ham Dinner Sunday, Nov 6th 11am-2pm


Norman Davenport Lutheran Worship

Sunday, October 23 2022 Pastor Katie Kringstad



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 Will You Come and Follow Me (ELW 798) vs 1-3



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

Holy God, our righteous judge, daily your mercy surprises us with everlasting forgiveness. Strengthen our hope in you, and grant that all the peoples of the earth may find their glory in you, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.




FIRST READING: Jeremiah 14:7-10, 19-22

PSALM: Psalm 84:1-7

SECOND READING: 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18

GOSPEL: Luke 18:9-14


HYMN OF THE DAY: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing (ELW 807)


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.


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

God of mercy, you are in the midst of us and we are called by your name. Inspire your church to serve and love all people with the unceasing grace you extend to us. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

God of all creation, you formed a world where even the sparrow finds a home. Preserve the beauty and diversity of all creatures with whom we share the earth. Lead us to protect all living things. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

God of peace, you are an ever-present help in time of trouble. Rescue families and nations torn apart by violence and warfare. Unite all people toward common goals of reconciliation and peace for every person. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

God of hope, you stand with the suffering and give strength. Comfort your people filled with fear or anger, anxiety or shame. Bring healing to all who are sick in body, mind, or spirit. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

God of restoration, you call us to trust in you and not ourselves alone. Make this congregation a community of humility and repentance, ready to encounter you in love and follow in your ways. Hear us, O God. Your mercy is great.

God of eternal life, to you be the glory forever. We give you thanks for (James of Jerusalem and) all who have fought the good fight, finished the race, kept the faith, and now live with you. 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: Will You Come and Follow Me (ELW 798) vs 4-5


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. Amen.


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. Amen.

SENDING SONG: On Our Way Rejoicing (ELW 537)

DISMISSAL Go in peace. Serve the Lord. Thanks be to God.


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