5.7.23 Bulletin & Announcements
Please lift in prayer- Elaine Clemenson family, Burkhart/Muellenbach 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.
Congratulations to our KES 4th, 5th, & 6th grade Math Olympic teams! They competed in Wahpeton this week and placed first in all grades! Great job!
Special Thank You to the young men and women that participated in the Youth led Worship Service last week. You did a wonderful job and we are so thankful for you! Thank you to all that made the meatball dinner a success and for those that had lunch with us! Thank you!
A message from Bethany-
Great news! This year’s Bethany Auxiliary Geranium Sale set a new record for revenue and exceeded last year’s sales total by 131 plants. 2023 total plants profit: 2,794 plants were sold this year and the Auxiliary’s net revenue totaled $7,404.10. These funds will be used by the Auxiliary to buy materials, equipment and services to enrich the lives of those who live at Bethany Retirement Living. Thank you to Bethany’s sponsor congregations and their members for their support and generosity for the geranium fundraiser
A reminder for those who purchased that the pickup times are: Tuesday, May 9, at Bethany on University or Wednesday, May 10, at Bethany on 42nd If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Carol Johnson, Bethany Auxiliary president at 701.238.5419 or email email@example.com.
Grant R. Richardson Senior Executive – Development & Community Relations
*BINGO Davenport Lutheran will be hosting Bingo on Thursday, May 11th 7-8:30pm Davenport Supper Club. This will be the last event before summer. Plan to resume next fall!
*Rescheduled date-Davenport Lutheran will have cake & coffee following worship on May 14th to celebrate our graduate and confirmand.
*Norman Lutheran will be honoring their graduates on Sunday, May 21. Sign up genius for the dinner on the Parish website. ndparish.net
*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. The cost will be $50 per child with the church/scholorships covering the remaining cost. Sign up at redwillowministries.com
*Sunday ushering available at Norman Lutheran. Please sign up at the ndparish.net website if you are willing to help Worship with reading, greeting, acolyting, bell ringing, ushering duties. Thank you!
*Kids Club last day Wed May 17th. Kids Club Spring Celebration Wed May 24th
*Sunday School @ Norman last day May 21st Spring Celebration that day!
*Synod Assembly- June 3-4, 2023 Holiday Inn, Fargo
*Parish VBS- more information to follow!
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*SUMMER WORSHIP Begins…
Norman will have Sunday Worship May 28th at 9am. (No service at Davenport)
Davenport Wednesday summer worship begins June 7th at 7pm.
Norman Davenport Lutheran Worship
Installation of Officers Sunday, May 7 2023
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 Christ is Alive! Let Christians Sing (ELW 389) vs 1-3
CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESS (ELW p. 94).
PRAYER OF THE DAY A brief silence is kept before the prayer.
Let us pray. Almighty God, your Son Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life. Give us grace to love one another, to follow in the way of his commandments, and to share his risen life with all the world, for he lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
INSTILLATION OF OFFICERS P: Dear Christian friends: Baptized into the priesthood of Christ, we all are called to offer ourselves and our gifts and ability to the Lord of the Church in Thanksgiving for what he has done and continues to do for us. It is our privilege to recognize and support those who are engaged in the work of this congregation, especially those in the ministry of the church council & deacons.
The following persons, having been elected (by the congregation) to the positions of leadership, are asked to come forward as their offices and names are read.
2023 PARISH OFFICERS
President-Eric Berg (N)
Vice President- Jim Jermstad (D)
Secretary- Vickie Kub (D)
Treasurer-Steve Haux (N)
President: Renee Flom
Vice President: Jim Jermstad
Secretary: Amity Johnson
Treasure: Marty Schmit
Financial Secretary: Vickie Kub
BOARD OF EDUCATION
BETHANY HOMES REPRESENTATIVE
SYNOD ASSEMBLY REPS
Kermit and Carol Johnson
Kenn and Linda Haugen
CHRISTMAS TREE COMMITTEE
Dale and Kristina Leslie
Ted and Denise Pfeifer
FLOWER AND CARD COMMITTEE
YOUTH GROUP COMMITTEE
YOUTH GROUP TREASURE