7.30.23 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 August 2nd Worship at Davenport Lutheran 7:00pm. All Welcome! Sunday, August 6th 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. Please keep them in your prayers.
*Parish Council Meeting Wednesday August 9th approx.. 7:30pm following Davenport Worship
*Parish VBS Sunday, August 13th at Norman Lutheran.
*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.
*Bible study with Erin Westby will start October 1st. If you would like more info please contact Erin at 701.730.0779.
*Rally Sunday September 10th at both churches. *First day of Sunday School at Norman Sept 17th during worship
*Wed. Kids Club begins Sept 20th at Davenport *Confirmation begins Wed. Sept 20th at Norman. 7th & 8th grade 6:30-7:15pm and 9th grade 7:30-8:15pm
*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.
•If you are interested in the Norman Charcuterie board in the newsletter, please note Sara's email address: email@example.com.
Norman Davenport Lutheran Worship
Sunday July 30th & Wednesday August 2 2023
Pastor Katie Kringstad
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: Be Thou My Vision (#793) vs 1-2
PRAYER OF THE DAY Let us pray. A brief silence is kept before the prayer. Beloved and sovereign God, through the death and resurrection of your Son you bring us into your kingdom of justice and mercy. By your Spirit, give us your wisdom, that we may treasure the life that comes from Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.
CONFESSION & FORGIVENESS OFFERING SONG: Neither Death nor Life (#622) READING: Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52
SENDING SONG: Be Thou My Vision (#793) vs 3-4 DISMISSAL: P: Go in Peace and serve the Lord R: Thanks be to God