7.23.23 Bulletin & Announcements
Please lift in prayer- family & friends of Glen Blanchard, family & friends of Joe Brown, family & friends of Berniece Braaten, Dan Albright, Steve Haux, Beulah Rustad, Matt Valan, Pastor Phil Larsen and family, Carol Malone, Bonnie Plath, Arlene Haux, Garret Fenner & family, Tanya Ausk, Shirley Berg, Kenny Garrett and family.
*Wednesday July 26th Worship at Davenport Lutheran 7:00pm. All Welcome! Sunday, July 30 Worship 9:00am at Norman. All Welcome!
*Pastor Katie and 11 of our youth will be attending Red Willow Bible Camp July 30-August 4th.
*Parish Council Meeting Wednesday August 9th approx.. 7:30pm following Davenport Worship
*Parish VBS Sunday, August 13th at Norman Lutheran. Signup at ndparish.net
*Davenport members- there is a sign up in the entryway for serving treats after Wednesday evening worship!
*Davenport members- we are beginning to discuss updating the basement fellowship hall. If you have any ideas, suggestions or comments, please let a council member know!
*Mark your calendar for Community Days- Kindred August 11-13 and Davenport September 16
*DLC will be hosting a rummage sale and bake sale during Davenport Days. More info to follow.
**EaND Synod Fall Youth Retreats We are excited to host the Eastern North Dakota's Fall Youth retreat this September 22-24 at the Castaway Club. The retreat is geared for students in grades 6-10. For those older than grade 10, we invite you to check out the work crew options. The deadline for registration is next Friday the 28th so that we can get everyone's information in order. I know all of the youth loved going to the event last year and they won't want to miss it this year! The church will be sponsoring $100 of each youth sign-up cost so the cost is $59 per youth. Please send checks and the two completed forms to Norman Lutheran Church. Volunteer Leaders costs will be fully funded.
*Mark your calendars- The third annual Norman-Davenport Table Fest has been scheduled for Saturday, October 28. If you would like to host a table, contact Nancy Ebens or Elaine Swenson. More details to come.
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*Kindred Food Pantry is in need of donations! They are looking for items such as canned chicken or tuna, peanut butter, jelly, snack items for kids, packets of oatmeal, cereal, pancake mix, and canned fruit. You can bring the items to church or directly to the food pantry at Kindred Lutheran Church.
Norman Davenport Lutheran Worship
Sunday, July 23 & Wednesday, July 26 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: Great is Thy Faithfulness (#733)
PRAYER OF THE DAY A brief silence is kept before the prayer.
Let us pray. Faithful God, most merciful judge, you care for your children with firmness and compassion. By your Spirit nurture us who live in your kingdom, that we may be rooted in the way of your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
CONFESSION & FORGIVENESS
OFFERING SONG: Blessed Assurance (#638)
READING: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
SENDING SONG: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing (#807)
DISMISSAL: P: Go in Peace and serve the Lord R: Thanks be to God