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Easter Sunday 4.17.22 Bulletin & Announcements

He Is Risen!!

He Is Risen Indeed!!

Please lift up in prayer- family & friends of Shirley Jermstad, Aleta Johnson, Bonnie Plath, Marlys Grindberg, Arlene Haux, Garret Fenner & family, Trudy Torgerson, Tanya Ausk, Judy Ausk, Shirley Berg, Wesley Nelson, Carol Malone.

Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Shirley Jermstad. Shirley passed away on Monday, April 4th. Shirley has been a long time member of Davenport Lutheran, an inspiring teacher to many and a friend to all. May the Lord wrap His loving arms around the family at this difficult time. Funeral for Shirley is tomorrow, Monday, April 18th, 2022 11:00am at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo with visitation one hour before. The service will be livestreamed for those unable to attend.


May Worship

Davenport Worship 9:00am Norman 11:00am

Wednesday Kids Club at Davenport 4:15pm-5:00pm

Sunday School at Norman Sundays 11:15am

Confirmation Wednesdays at Norman 6:15-7pm

*Newsletter information due to Jen by April 20th. Please send to

*Please join us for a: Parish Youth Movie Event-Grades 5-12=BRING A FRIEND!

Wednesday, April 27 @ Marcus Century Theater in Fargo "Woodlawn". *Free event (bring money for popcorn and concessions at theater if you choose)

5:30-6 p.m: Pizza at the Norman Church.

6 p.m.: Bus leaves the Norman church (Craig Olson will drive a bus for us)

9:30-10 p.m.: Bus returns to the Norman church.

Please sign up on the signup genius you can find on *This event will also replace confirmation class for that evening.

*POSTPONED for now. will keep you updated... Our Parish Youth and families' spring service project is Sunday April 24th. with some spring cleanup of our cemeteries for Memorial Day. All help will be appreciated and hoping our youth, grade 5 and up will join us - families are welcome! This is a weather permitted event, our back up day will be Sunday, May 1st.

*Bethany Auxiliary Annual Geranium Sales...order forms are at the church. Proceeds will go toward providing items for Bethany residents such as devotional booklets, Forum subscriptions, Netflix services and more. Carol Johnson has offered to pick up the flower orders and deliver your order as she is on the Bethany Auxiliary. Please call her at 701-238-5419 to make arrangements

Thank you so much for all the donations for the KAMA Community Food Baskets. It was greatly appreciated!


Norman Davenport Lutheran Worship

Resurrection of Our Lord/Easter Sunday April 17th, 2022

Pastor Katie Kringstad

EASTER CALL TO WORSHIP: Based on Psalm 118:1, 15, 17, 22-24

Give thanks to the Lord because he is good, because his faithful love lasts forever.

Christ is risen! Praise the Lord!

The sounds of joyful songs and deliverance are heard in the tents of the righteous: “The Lord’s strong hand is victorious!” Christ is risen! Praise the Lord!

I won’t die—no, I will live and declare what the Lord has done.

Christ is risen! Praise the Lord!

The stone rejected by the builders is now the main foundation stone! This has happened because of the Lord; it is astounding in our sight! Christ is risen! Praise the Lord!

This is the day the Lord acted;

we will rejoice and celebrate in it!


Almighty God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, this is a great day: the day of your creating and saving work through the resurrection of Jesus Christ! By faith, we too have died with Christ and have been raised with Christ so that it is no longer we who live but Christ who lives in us. So we have come to celebrate your life, declare your praise, and glorify your name, through Christ, the Risen One. Amen.

GATHERING HYMN: Jesus Christ is Risen Today (#365)



The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. And also, with you.





Let us pray. A brief silence is kept before the prayer.

O God, you gave your only Son to suffer death on the cross for our redemption, and by his glorious resurrection you delivered us from the power of death. Make us die every day to sin, that we may live with him forever in the joy of the resurrection, through your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

FIRST READING: Acts 10:34-43

PSALM: Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24

SECOND READING: 1 Corinthians 15:19-26

HYMN OF THE DAY: Good Christian Friends, Rejoice and Sing! (#385) vs 1-2

EASTER GOSPEL: Luke 24:1-12


HYMN OF THE DAY: Good Christian Friends, Rejoice and Sing! (#385) vs 3-4


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.


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.

OFFERING HYMN: Special Music


On this day of resurrection joy, let us offer our prayers for ourselves, our neighbors, and our world. A brief silence.

Renewing God, the good news of your resurrection changed the world. Give church leaders and all the baptized the same excitement as the women at the tomb, and inspire us to share your abundant life. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

Sustaining God, your creation abounds with signs of new life in budding trees and newborn creatures. Provide fertile soil, ample sunlight, and nourishing rain for the growth of plants, and provide farmers with a plentiful harvest. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

Sheltering God, strengthen and sustain all who support vulnerable people across the world. Empower government agencies and international organizations that provide for refugees and migrants forced to leave their homelands. Merciful God,

receive our prayer.

Encouraging God, you do a new thing among us. We pray for those gripped by fear and anxiety or who suffer in any way (especially). Send us as your healing presence to places of hunger, pain, illness, or overwhelming sorrow. Merciful God,

receive our prayer.

Surprising God, you offer endless ways for us to delight in your grace. Give this community of faith a sense of joy and wonder in exploring new avenues of faith formation, worship, and discipleship. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

Resurrecting God, you make us alive in Christ. Thank you for blessing us with faithful witnesses who now rest in you. Merciful God, receive our prayer.

We offer to you these petitions and those we carry in our hearts, trusting in your abundant and ever-present mercy. Amen.


SENDING God blesses us and sends us in mission to the world.


May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord’s face shine upon you and be gracious to you. May the Lord look upon you with favor and ☩ give you peace. Amen.

SENDING SONG: Lift High the Cross (#660)

DISMISSAL Go in peace. Serve the Lord. Thanks be to God.


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