October 21, 2018
* Standing, for those who are able
Anthem:Carol & Chapel Choirs (8:30),Sanctuary Choir (10:30)
Welcome & Announcements
* Confession and Forgiveness
P: Blessed be the holy Trinity, one God, Father, + Son, and Holy Spirit, who comes to wake us from sleep, who leads us into the light of grace. C: Amen
P: Let us prepare the way of the Lord by confessing our sin against God and neighbor.
Silence for reflection and self-examination
P: God of all time,
C: we confess that we have not prepared for your merciful reign among us. We ignore our neighbors in need and fail in the labor of justice and peace. In your mercy forgive us. Grant us wisdom to welcome your light and to seek the things that will endure until Christ comes again in glory. Amen
P: Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. In + Jesus Christ your sins are forgiven and all things are made new. Rejoice in this good news! C: Amen.
|Hymn: “O Christ, Our Hope”|
|Hymn 604 (1,3,5 all, 2 Men, 4 Women)|
|““This is the Feast”|
* Prayer of the Day
First Reading: Isaiah 53:4-12
Second Reading: Hebrews 5:1-10
*Gospel Acclamation: “Alleluia” p. 124
|* Gospel: Mark 10:35-45|
Morning Message: Pastor Gerald
|* Hymn:“Let Us Ever Walk….”|
* The Prayers
Presentation of the Gifts
|* Offertory:“Lord, Whose Love..”|
Hymn 712 (1&3)
C: Savior of the nations, come. Make your home here in us. Feed us with your love, that our faith shine ever new and our lives reveal your light. Amen
* Words of Institution
|* Lord’s Prayer|
|Distribution, “Lamb of God” (p. 135)|
| Anthem, Hymn 787||* Blessing|
P: God for whom we wait, you come to us in the broken bread and the cup we share. Make us ready always to welcome Christ into our hearts, and send us forth to be your people in the world, announcing your coming among us in Jesus Christ our Lord. C: Amen
P: May Christ, the Sun of righteousness, shine upon you and scatter the darkness from before your path. Almighty God, Father, + Son, and Holy Spirit, bless you now and forever. C: Amen
|* Hymn:“To Be Your Presence”|
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WELCOME TO WORSHIP! Personal hearing devices are available from the ushers. Please sign a worship/communion card. (Take one from the pew rack.)
ACTIVITY BAGS (paper, toys, etc.) are to enjoy and return.
COLORED ENVELOPES are for kids offering in our kid’s church.
COMMUNION PRACTICE at Bethany: We offer bread or gluten-free wafers and either wine or white grape juice. All the baptized are welcome at the Lord’s Table. If you are a guest and commune in your home church, we invite you to share in the Lord’s Supper with us. If you do not yet commune, please come forward to receive a blessing.
PRAYER CONCERNS: Lorraine Grondahl, Lenhart Mindt, Vicki Amon, Ruth Moe, Kari Schoenwald, Emily Dennis, Bobbi Wendt (Colleen Hodenfield’s sister), Arlin Pedersen, Kevin Seehafer, Gabe Overvold, Jeff Price, Wally Berning, Lincoln Rasmusson, Family of Mary Bovee, Family of Ana Jo Nelson, Family of Patricia Lehner. All Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, Radiologists, & Hospital Employees.
PRAYER CONCERN POLICY: Names will be carried for up to two months. After two months, you may call to re-enroll a name for another two months.
CAUSE OF THE MONTH: Our cause of the month is mission support for Domestic Violence Crisis Center. Use the global mission envelope in your offering box to support this cause.
DEVOTIONAL BOOKLETS are available in the narthex for October, November, December.
Bethany’s website: bethanylutheranminot.org
BETHANY’S STREAMING: bethanylutheran.tv
Bulletin & Newsletter Deadlines: The deadline for input and articles in the Messenger newsletter is the 20th of each month, unless otherwise noted. The deadline for bulletin items is 4:00pm on Wednesdays for that following weekend. Thank you!
Alzheimers support group meets the 2nd Monday of the month at Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024 2nd St SE at 7pm. All are welcome.
Blood Pressure Checks will be done the 1st Sunday of the month.
Bethany Lutheran Foundation
To benefit the ministry of
Bethany Lutheran Church
now and to sustain it for
A Gift THAT KEEPS ON GIVING
Faithful Christians – Expressing Thanks
Coordinator Jeanie Meiers and Jessie Casey
Altar (8:30) Don & Joyce Anderson
Ushers (8:30) Larry & Sharyl Roth, Teresa Erie,
(10:30) Merle & Donna Lee
Greeters (8:30) Tessa Nesheim
(10:30) Cyndee Beutler
(10:30) John Nilsen
Communion Assistants (8:30) Judy Mathson
(10:30) Claire Larson, Kathryn Swanson
Altar (9:30) Sharon Guderjahn
(11:30) Claire Larson
Coffee Hour Treats BLCW
Altar Guild Joyce Anderson, Phyllis Hanson
ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE WEEK OF OCt 21st:
TODAY 8:30am Worship
9:30am Friends Thru Faith
WED 9:30am Staff Meeting
4:45pm Carol Choir
5:15pm Chapel Choir
5:45pm Confirmation/Church School
6:00pm Adult Forum
6:45pm Worship 7:30pm Sanctuary Choir
7:30pm LYO Chat’n Chew with
THURS 9:00am Coffee with the Boys-Bethany
10:30am Soup Kitchen
7:00pm Servant Ministries
SAT 7:15am Bfast with the Boys-Bethany
4:00pm Wedding-Robert Anderson &
SUN 8:30am Worship 9:30am Fellowship 9:30am Bible Study for Dummies
Need some help with Medicare Part D?
This year, we are offering assistance to our Bethany members for finding options for your 2019 Medicare Prescription Plans. Open enrollment begins October 15th. Please call Patti in the church office (838-5196) to schedule an appt time for evaluation of meds & drug plans as only certain hours will be available!
Fair Trade, Fair Chance:
Local & Global Craft Sale!
Saturday, Oct 27th, 2018
Bread of Life Lutheran Church
Benefiting women’s craft cooperatives around the world, local artisans who will be selling their work, and Bread of Life Sunday School new tables and chairs.
A light brunch of caramel rolls and fair-trade coffee will also be served.
DO U AMAZON???
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2018 Offering Update!
Actual Jan-Oct 19 $317,495
Anticipated Jan-Oct 19 $327,480
Negative Difference for year to date ($9,985)
The Church Council is asking you to please consider online giving. Forms are available in the Narthex & if you have questions, call the office. Thank you for your support!
Today October 21, 2018
You are welcome to bring cards!
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED
by the Joseph’s Auxiliary to the
“23rd Annual Victorian Tea”
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Victorian Tea 10 -2
Edgewood Vista Bistro
Tea Admission: $8
If your phone number, address or e-mail has changed
please let the office know! Thank you!
Deering Church will be having their Annual Church Women’s Supper and Bazaar,
on Oct 27th from 5:00pm – 7:30 pm.
Darrel, Stefanie & Violet Stalheim
530 6th St NE
Minot ND 58703
Shelby & Marcheta Holmly
1500 Valley Bluffs Dr SE
Minot ND 58701
LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF— The Lutheran World Relief projects and quilts, were shipped Oct 18. I know why Wed. night worship is called WOW. WOW! Did they work assembling 239 school kits and packing them all into boxes. There were another 39 kits brought in for a shipping total of 278. Thank you all for your help. Special thanks to Betty Frantsvog for sewing all the bags and to Lianne Anderson for helping Wed night with the packing, and to Boyd and his helpers for taking all the boxes to Midwest Motor Express for shipping. Thanks, too, to all who put cords in the bags. Working together gets lots accomplished! 205 Baby Care Kits were also shipped plus 31 quilts.
Flowers at the Altar are in Memory of Marie Hagen Bourquin from the Bourquin and Holmly Families!