5.28.23 Bulletin & Announcements
Please lift in prayer- Dan Albright, Coltyn Anderson, Elaine Clemenson family, Steve Haux, Beulah Rustad, Matt Valan, Bob Mitchell, Pastor Phil Larsen and family, Brown Family, Trudy Torgerson, Carol Malone, Bonnie Plath, Arlene Haux, Garret Fenner & family, Tanya Ausk, Shirley Berg, Kenny Garrett and family.
*Red Willow Bible Camp Grades 4-9 for the week of July 30th-August 4th. Pastor Katie will be attending as Pastor of the Week at that time. Sign up at redwillowministries.com See the link sent out for the Norman Foundation to request a scholarship to help with registration fees. Contact Jen Swenson or Jim Hoy
*Kids Club Spring Community Celebration Picnic @ Davenport Lutheran on Wed June 7th kid’s activities/games 4-6pm, community meal served 6-7 (all welcome, young & younger pirates alike) - Worship 7:00pm. Dress like a pirate if you would like, dig for treasurers, lob some cannon ball balloons, come walk the plank and let’s celebrate Pirates Who Pray! Enjoy a meal of the “catch of the day”, All welcome!!
*Synod Assembly- June 3-4, 2023 Holiday Inn, Fargo
*Parish VBS- more information to follow!
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*Last weeks announcement Parish Council meeting was moved to June 14th due to vacation on the 7th. Vacation has changed to 14th.***NOTE DATE CHANGE** Parish Council WILL meet Wed June 7th following Worship at Davenport****
*A GoFund Me account has been set up for Dan Albright, Davenport resident, for medical hardship at this time. A benefit will be held at a later date.
Memorial Day Monday, May 29th Services at eleven local cemeteries. (Weather Permitting)
8:05am Perhus Cemetery
8:35am North Pleasant
9:00am Norman Cemetery
9:20am Davenport East
9:35am Davenport North
10:45am West Prairie
12pm Kindred Cemetery
12:15pm Veterans Monument (Kindred City Park)
Norman Lutheran Worship
Day of Pentecost - Sunday, May 28th 2023
Pastor Katie Kringstad
PRELUDE/BELL/ 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: Spirit of Gentleness #396 vs 1-2
PRAYER OF THE DAY A brief silence is kept before the prayer.
Let us pray. O God, on this day you open the hearts of your faithful people by sending into us your Holy Spirit. Direct us by the light of that Spirit, that we may have a right judgment in all things and rejoice at all times in your peace, through Jesus Christ, your Son and our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
CONFESSION & FORGIVENESS
CHILDREN’S MOMENT –
PRAYER FOR MEMORIAL DAY – Almighty God, you are our strength and our shield. We give you thanks for the men and women of our armed forces, past and present, and especially for those who have died while serving. May their sacrifices serve the cause of peace, and may our nation be ever grateful for their service. With your wisdom and strength guide our military's leaders, and give to all people a desire for justice and peace. We pray in the name of Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
OFFERING SONG: O Beautiful for Spacious Skies (#888)
READING: John 20:19-23
SERMON: Pastor Katie
SENDING SONG: Spirit of Gentleness (#396) vs 3-4
DISMISSAL: P: Go in Peace and serve the Lord R: Thanks be to God