Sunday bulletin

                FIRST LUTHERAN Church

                     Karlstad, Minnesota

                              9:30 A.M.

Presider                                                   Mark Helgeland

Organist                                                        Kirstin Olson

Scripture Reader                                 Loren Germundson

Greeters                      Lori Hetrick & Loren Germundson

Acolytes                          Jaacks Spilde & Jackson Spilde

Ushers                                 Wayne Ruud & Jim Pederson

Setting Three               Evangelical Lutheran Worship

Prelude and Announcements

Confession & Forgiveness                         pages 116-118

Hymn: “There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy”         #588

Greeting & Kyrie                                       pages 138-139

Canticle of Praise “Glory to God”             pages 139-140                      

Prayer of the Day (page 42)                               page 142

First Reading: Isaiah 44:6-8

Psalm 86:11-17                                                          #86               

Second Reading: Romans 8:12-25                                

Gospel Acclamation  “Alleluia”                              p 124

Gospel: Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43  


Hymn: “Just As I Am, without One Plea”              #592  

Apostles’ Creed                                                   page 127

Prayers  of Intercession                              pages 127-128

Sharing of the Peace


Offering Hymn: “Create in Me a Clean Heart”        #186

Lord’s Prayer (right column)                                        page 145

Benediction and Dismissal                                 page 146

Hymn: “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”           #596


JULY 23,,  2017



Today:              10:30 WELCA quarterly business meeting

Thursday:        10:15 Communion at KHC (schedule change)

Friday:               2:00 Faith Circle at The Meadows

Next Sunday:   9:30 Communion at First



Available in both entries at First:

Christ In Our Home Jul, Aug, September

Portals of Prayer July-September

Living Lutheran

Copy of newly adopted Constitution



Today, after the service, there will be a short WELCA business meeting.  Discussion will be on the Fall Supper and Bazaar and the cleaning of the church.  Please try to attend.


Last date for Lamplighter information is Tuesday, July 25th.


United Blood Services is holding a blood drive at First on Tuesday, August 8th from 1 pm to 5 pm.  To make an appointment call Lisa Amb at 218-684-5470.


We pray for Mona Rae Peterson, Loretta Bothum,    Wanda Undeberg, Brian Nelson, Twilla Waage




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