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11.14.21 Announcements & Bulletin

Announcements November Worship Times Norman 9:00am Davenport Worship 11:00am Sunday School during 900am Worship Davenport Wednesday Kids Club 4:15-5pm Confirmation Wednesday 6:15-7pm *Norman Choir will practice after church Sunday, November 14 and will be singing Sunday, Nov 21

*Norman will be celebrating their Confirmands and 3rd grade Bible youth today at a celebration brunch following the service. *BINGO Davenport Lutheran Thursday, November 18th 7:00pm-8:30pm. Davenport Supper Club. Kids are welcome if accompanied by an adult. All proceeds will go toward new audio/video equipment for the sanctuary. Come and join the fun! Bring your friends and neighbors! *KAMA Thanksgiving Food Basket items for donation. Items due Sunday, November 21st. Norman will supply 20 cans of green beans and Davenport 20 cans of cranberries. And also 5 turkeys from each church. An envelope will be set by the box for anyone that would like to make a monetary donation for these items. A box will be set in the entry way of the church for the donations. If you know anyone in the community that could benefit from a food basket please see Pastor Katie.

Community Events

*Sunday, November 21 Kindred Public Library “I’ll be Gnome for Christmas” Tour of Homes. 12:00-5:00pm. Tickets on sale at the library $15.00

*Night @ the game: Join the Kindred Area Arts Partnership (KAAP) Tuesday, November 30 during the girls' basketball game at the Kindred High School. Help us cheer on the girls' basketball team, sing, or play in the band, and celebrate the energy of sharing arts and athletics in our community beginning at 5 p.m. with the Chili Feed. Some events of the evening: -Free will chili feed with chili and soup donated by our local establishments and local community members! Contact us by clicking the link below if you'd like to bring a crockpot full of your favorite soup! -Community pep band - looking for community members to relive their band days and join the high school band for the evening on the stage! We'll provide an instrument for you! -Community choir - looking for community members to join their voices for a special song before the game -school song performed by Kindred K-6th grade -Ornament making - sign up for your kids to make a personalized holiday ornament -North Dakota Student Art Show exhibit + much more

The Kindred Area Arts Partnership is offering a night @ the game opportunity on Tuesday, November 30...featuring a community pep band and community choir! Lavonne Nockelberg has graciously offered to direct the choir again this year and would like to have a count of who is interested in the choir ASAP so she can find enough music for this years song! Pep Band: one practice Sunday, November 21 @ 6:30 p.m. in the high school band room Choir: one practice Sunday, November 21 @ 5 p.m. in the high school band room (two additional practicies at the Kindred Lutheran Church on Wedesday November 10 and Wednesday November 17, both at 7:30 p.m.) Please click the link below for more information on the event and sign up links to participate in various activities including the pep band and the choir!


Norman Davenport Lutheran Parish

Sunday, November 14th 2021 25thSunday after Pentecost 3rd Grade Bibles Pastor Katie Kringstad GATHERING The Holy Spirit calls us together as the people of God. PRELUDE/BELLS WELCOME / ANNOUNCEMENTS GATHERING PRAYER - Dear Lord, I thank you for this day, these people, this church, and community. I pray that you would be with us this hour and that you would open our hearts to your word. In Jesus name we pray. Amen. GATHERING SONG: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing (807) PEACE (ELW p. 152) CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESS (ELW p. 94). PRAYER OF THE DAY (ELW p. 150) Let us pray. A brief silence is kept before the prayer. Almighty God, your sovereign purpose brings salvation to birth. Give us faith to be steadfast amid the tumults of this world, trusting that your kingdom comes and your will is done through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen. CHILDREN’S MOMENT HOLY COMMUNION FIRST READING: Daniel 12:1-3 PSALM: Psalm 16 SECOND READING: Hebrews 10:11-14 [15-18] 19-25 HYMN OF THE DAY Jesus Shall Reign (ELW 434) verses 1-2 GOSPEL: Mark 13:1-8 SERMON HYMN OF THE DAY Jesus Shall Reign (ELW 434) verses 3-4 THIRD GRADE BIBLES If our third-grade families would please come forward. Presider: Today is such an important day for our third graders Emily McDowell, Gus Maack, Ella Bosh, and Lukas Lindemann as well as their parents as their parents fulfill the promise made in baptism to place the Holy scriptures in their child’s hands. Parents if you would please face your child with their Bible in your hands. This Bible is a gift from your church family here at Norman Lutheran Church. Emily, Gus, Ella, and Lukas receive the gift of this Bible so that the story of God and God’s people may be with you at home, church, or wherever you shall choose to carry it. Enjoy reading how God is at work in the world, in nature and in history. Learn about the life and teachings of Jesus. Be open to how God may continue to speak to you through your reading of the scriptures. *Parents, please place your child’s Bible in their hands, then place your hand on their head and let us pray: Blessed be your name, O Lord our God, You are the fount and source of every blessing! You have revealed yourself to us your children in many and diverse ways. Our memory of your revelation is in the Scriptures that these children hold in their hands. Look with delight upon these beautiful children today as they receive these Bibles to read and remember You in the stories of our salvation. Help them to absorb its wisdom and live its truth. Walk with them and encourage them with the help of the Holy Spirit to use these sacred writings for inspiration, for the increase of faith and devotion, and for the building up of your Kingdom. Through your Word may we each be transformed into the very likeness of Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you forever and ever. Amen. Inside your Bibles parents you will find a fun Bible worksheet that you and your child can complete at home to help learn how to navigate the Bible! CREED 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. PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION Eternal God, you hold firm amid the changes of this world. Hear us now as we pray for the church, the world, and everyone in need. A brief silence. God our creator, you show us the path of life. Bless faithful people everywhere with humility as they extend compassion to those who have experienced harm in religious spaces. Cultivate healthy congregations that tell of and enact your reconciling love. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. God our constant, you love our universe from beginning to end. As the seasons change, protect animals that migrate and hibernate. Bring them safely to a sheltered place and a more abundant season. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. God our ruler, you write your law on human minds and hearts. Give wisdom to all elected leaders and officials to govern with insight and compassion. Make them mindful of the well-being of all people so that your world will flourish. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. God our stronghold, you are present amid disaster. We pray for those affected by natural disasters. Come to the aid of all survivors of earthquakes, famines, floods, hurricanes, and wildfires, and the first responders who support them. Calm their fear, supply their need, and be the solid ground beneath their feet. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. God our guide, you are greater than we can imagine. Surround congregations with your expansive inclusion. Be present in the midst of disagreements, differences, and questions. Unite people of diverse viewpoints in the love of Christ. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. God our beginning and our end, your beloved people shine like the brightness of the sky. We thank you for the lives of all who rest in your eternal mercy, from famous saints to the people we have loved. Assure us of your resurrection promise. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. God our hope and strength, we entrust to you all for whom we pray. Remain with us always, through Jesus Christ, our Savior. Amen. OFFERING SONG: CANTICLE OF THE TURNING # 723 VS 1-2 OFFERING PRAYER: 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. SENDING God blesses us and sends us in mission to the world. BLESSING (ELW p. 155) The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord’s face shine upon you and be gracious to you. The Lord look upon you with favor and ☩ give you peace. Amen. SENDING SONG How Great is Our God – Kids Come Forward DISMISSAL (ELW p. 155) Go in peace. Serve the Lord. Thanks be to God. Prayer Requests: Please lift up in prayer- Luke Olson, Marlys Grindberg, Jack Davidson, Toots Smeby, Julie Burkhart, Arlene Haux, Claire Kringstad, Matthew Lunde, Bennett Mitchell, Garret Fenner & family, Trudy Torgerson, Tanya Ausk, Shirley Berg, Wesley Nelson, Shirley Jermstad, Carol Malone. Congratulations to our Kindred Vikings Football team on their State Championship Title! Great job players, coaches and parents! So proud of you!! Congratulations to our recipients of their 3rd grade Bibles. Emily McDowell, Gus Maack, Ella Bosh and Lukas Lindemann. Gods Blessings to you!


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