9.26.21 Announcements & Bulletin
Prayer Requests: Please lift up in prayer- Matthew Lunde, Bennett Mitchell, Garret Fenner & family, Trudy Torgerson, Tanya Ausk, Shirley Berg, Wesley Nelson, Shirley Jermstad, Carol Malone.
*October Worship Norman 9:00am Davenport 11:00
Sunday School during 9:00am worship at Norman
Wednesday Kids Club 4:15-5:00pm at Davenport
Confirmation Wednesday 6:15-7:00pm
*Today Norman members Connect and Serve meeting 10am.
*Parish Council Meeting Wednesday, October 6th 7pm at Norman
*Update on sign up* Please consider volunteering to help with Sunday School and Serving/acolyte. Go to our Parish website ndparish.net. There are two spots on the homepage of the Norman Davenport Website where we list a signup genius for SS teachers and Serve/Acolyte. It is an easy way to find the link and sign up! Check out the updates to our website while you are there!
*Norman Davenport Parish Women are planning a Table Fest at Norman on Saturday, November 6th. Luncheon, speaker, door prizes, raffle & decorated tables. If you would like to decorate a table, contact: Carolyn Thoen 428-3225 Elaine Swenson 428-3286 Nancy Ebens 428-3224 More details to come!
*Norman Choir Musicians consider being a part of Normans musical family. Text or call Gail Tobkin at 701-373-5019 or email email@example.com All are welcome!!
*National Youth Gathering 8th-12th grade informational meeting October 3rd at 10:00am Norman Lutheran
*KHS Homecoming Friday, October 1st. Parade 5pm Tailgate Party 5pm Elementary Parking lot Football game 7pm
*Speed Rustad Memorial Arena presents Tuesday Nights under the lights Barrel Racing Jackpots. September 14th & 28 October 12th & 26th. Information will be posted on the Speed Rustad Memorial Arena Facebook Page.
*Annual Speed Rusted Horse Show & Jackpot Barrel Race Saturday, October 2nd 10:00am
*Canaan Moravian Turkey Supper -Sunday, October 10th *TAKE OUT MEALS ONLY* 2:00-6:00pm (Preorder meals picked up between 2-5pm. Drive up meal purchases from 5-6pm) Visit moraviannd.com to preorder which is encouraged. Meal price $12
*St Maurice Annual Turkey Dinner Sunday, October 10th 11:00am-1:30pm $12 adults, $6 ages 4-10 Takeout available 428-3094
*Learn to Play Guitar with Steve Stine. 8 - week beginner guitar class begins Thursday, October 7th, 2021 6:00-7:00pm at Norman Lutheran Church All ages welcome. Positive, encouraging and fun! Call/text 701-428-2234 or www.KINDREDGUITARLESSONS.COM walk ins welcome!
*Fall Art Reception at Wild Roots Venue in Kindred Thursday, October 14th 5:00-7:00pm. Meet four local artists, Amanda Hagan, Steve Trangsrud and Hank Trangsrud and Jessica Haugen and enjoy treats by Morning Glory and K-Town Nutrition. Sean Maddock will be featured on guitar throughout the event. Sponsored by KAAP
GATHERING The Holy Spirit calls us together as the people of God. PRELUDE BELLS WELCOME / ANNOUNCEMENTS GATHERING PRAYER - Dear Lord, I thank you for this day, these people, this church and community. I pray that you would be with us this hour and that you would open our hearts to your word. In Jesus name we pray. Amen. GATHERING SONG All Creatures, Worship God Most High! (ELW 835) PEACE (ELW p. 152) CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESS (ELW p. 94). PRAYER OF THE DAY (ELW p. 150) Let us pray. Generous God, your Son gave his life that we might come to peace with you. Give us a share of your Spirit, and in all we do empower us to bear the name of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen. CHILDREN’S MOMENT HOLY COMMUNION Lord's Prayer (unison): Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever. Amen. FIRST READING: Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29 PSALM: Psalm 19:7-14 SECOND READING: James 5:13-20 GOSPEL: Mark 8:27-38 SERMON (ELW p. 151) Sermon on Mark 8:27-38 GOSPEL: Mark 9:38-50 The gospel is announced. The holy gospel according to Mark. Glory to you, O Lord. HYMN OF THE DAY Spirit of Gentleness (ELW 396) verses 1-3 CREED (ELW p. 152) I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended to the dead.* On the third day he rose again; he ascended into heaven, he is seated at the right hand of the Father, and he will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen. PRAYERS OF INTERCESSION Made children and heirs of God’s promise, we pray for the church, the world, and all in need. A brief silence. We pray for the church and its ministry. Bless the newly baptized and encourage them in their journey of faith. Sustain all members of the body of Christ in lives of prayer, service, and worship. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. We pray for natural wonders of your creation. Restore damaged forests, waterways and natural habitats and lead us to be good stewards of what you have provided. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. We pray for those in authority. Give them wise minds and compassionate hearts. Strengthen in them a desire to protect the vulnerable and care for those underserved. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. We pray for those who are struggling with cancer, dementia, or any other disease. Provide them with peace and resilience for the days ahead. Sustain caregivers with energy and patience. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. We pray for the worship leaders of this congregation: musicians, readers, acolytes, and ushers. Bless us through their ministry and grant them the passion to continue in their service. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. We give thanks for all your saints, those we have loved and known and those from every time and place. Continue to guide us by their example and reassure us of your promised salvation. Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. Receive these prayers, O God, and those in our hearts known only to you; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. OFFERING SONG: If You but Trust in God To Guide You (#769) OFFERING PRAYER (ELW p. 152) Let us pray. Blessed are you, O God, maker of all things. Through your goodness you have blessed us with these gifts: ourselves, our time, and our possessions. Use us, and what we have gathered, in feeding the world with your love, through the one who gave himself for us, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen. SENDING God blesses us and sends us in mission to the world. BLESSING (ELW p. 155) The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord’s face shine on you with grace and mercy. The Lord look upon you with favor and ☩ give you peace. Amen. SENDING SONG Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (ELW 865) DISMISSAL (ELW p. 155) Go in peace. Serve the Lord. Thanks be to God.