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11.19.23 Bulletin & Announcements

PRAYER REQUESTS- Please lift in prayer our Veterans, past & present and their families, Pastor Phil Larsen and family, Trudy Torgerson, Carol Malone, Bonnie Plath, Arlene Haux, Garret Fenner & family, Tanya Ausk, Shirley Berg, and Erickson family. Please pray for our elders.

November Worship Times

Norman 9:00am Worship - Sunday School (kids will be dismissed after 15 minutes of Worship with leaders)   

Davenport 11:00am Worship –- Sunday School during Worship                                                                                                                    

November Confirmation at Norman - 7th grade 6:30pm-7:15pm and 8th grade 7:30pm-8:15pm.  

*No Sunday School next Sunday 11/26 due to Thanksgiving break. No Confirmation this Wednesday 11/22 due to school break.         


*TODAY- Kindred Public Library Tour of Homes 12-5 and KAAP Holiday Market vendor show 11-4   @ Memorial Building & Wild Roots venue 

*December Newsletter information, photos and articles due. Send to

*Giving Tree items due back to Norman Lutheran on Nov 26th. This is a wonderful project by Confirmand Owen Wold.  Items will go to Youth Works.

*Christmas Poinsettias order by Dec 10th. If you would like to purchase a poinsettia in memory of or in honor of a loved one for the Christmas season.  Please text Sue Boreen at 701-730-4744 (Norman) or text Carol Johnson 701.238.5419 (Davenport). $20 each -pay at either church or Venmo@NormanLutheran with name and church in the memo line. Loved ones names will be listed in the bulletin on Christmas Eve.

*Youth Group/Confirmation students & Families- there are a few time spots available for Ringing the Bell for the Salvation Army on Dec 19th.     See the signup genius at the website    

*100th Milestone Birthday for Melvin Anderson-- Celebration at Good Samaritan on Wed. Nov 22 at 2:30pm. If you would like to send birthday wishes to Melvin Anderson 4502 37th Ave South Room# 156 Fargo, ND 58104.

*Norman November Coffee Hour Offering- any offering during coffee hour at Norman now through the end of November will be donated locally to Churches United for the Homeless.

*Kindred Elementary snack donations- Individually wrapped items-fruit cups, apple pouches, granola bars, etc… 

*Mark your calendars-

*Night@The Game Dec 1st. Join the community pep band and choir for this special night at KHS 6pm! Soup supper also!    


Kindred Area Food Pantry is in need of supplies.    They are looking for-- cereal, pancake mix, syrup, spaghetti sauce, pasta, chicken in a can, muffin mix, instant meals, Mac-n-Cheese, shampoo & conditioner, body soap, and paper products. Items can be dropped off at Kindred Lutheran or bring items to our church & we can deliver to pantry.                                                                        


**Just a reminder that we are updating the Parish directory. please send a family photo and any information needed to be updated (phone disconnected, new email or phone #, change of address, birthdays/anniversary etc...) to You may also send in a recent family photo from this summer if you would like. 


Norman Davenport Lutheran Worship                                                                                     

25th Sunday after Pentecost-Sunday, November 19th, 2023                                                

Pastor Katie Kringstad (Joan Pratt)




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 Light (ELW 688) vs 1-2

PEACE (ELW p. 152)



Let us pray. A brief silence is kept before the prayer.

Righteous God, our merciful master, you own the earth and all its peoples, and you give us all that we have. Inspire us to serve you with justice and wisdom, and prepare us for the joy of the day of your coming, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.


Children may be dismissed with leaders for Sunday School


FIRST READING: Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18

PSALM: Psalm 90:1-8 [9-11] 12SECOND READING: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11


HYMN OF THE DAY O God, Our Help in Ages Past (ELW 632) vs 1-2

GOSPEL: Matthew 25:14-30

SERMON – Joan Pratt Parable of the Talents (with Pastor Charles Henrickson and Max Lucado)

HYMN OF THE DAY O God, Our Help in Ages Past (ELW 632) vs 3-4


Let us turn our hearts to God, our breath and life, as we pray for the church, the world, and all who are in need. A brief silence.

Gracious God, you give talents and gifts to all your people, and you equip the church to serve. Turn us from fear and self-serving ways, that we use our talents to glorify you and encourage our neighbor. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.


You have been our dwelling place from one generation to another. Sustain the life of the planet; protect farmlands and harvests. Direct all people in wise stewardship of all the earth’s resources. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.


You call us to honesty and integrity. Instill these values in the hearts of all nations and their leaders. Free any who are oppressed, expose all corruption, and bring redemption to victims of injustice. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.


You teach us to count our days that we may gain a wise heart. Where there is sickness or sorrow, bring healing, and where there is loneliness, reveal your love in community. We remember before you. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.


We pray for the faith formation ministries of our church. Give to all children, youth, and adults who study your word the breastplate of faith and love. Shape us by your love and show us how to encourage one another. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.


Gracious God, you are faithful in all generations. For the promise of life and rest and for the witness of those who have died in faith we praise your goodness. Hear us, O God.

Your mercy is great.


We offer our spoken prayers and those held in our hearts trusting in your mercy; through Jesus Christ our Savior and Lord.


OFFERING SONG – This Little Light of Mine (677)



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


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.


SENDING SONG:   Lord of Light (ELW 688) vs 3-4


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


Every single one of us is a cherished and deeply loved child of God—and God has blessed every single one of us, richly, with talents. Make the effort to be good stewards of the talents we have been given. God has reasons for giving us exactly the talents we have.






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