Sunday bulletin

                FIRST LUTHERAN Church

                     Karlstad, Minnesota

                              9:30 A.M.

Presider                                         Pastor Mark Helgeland

Organist                                                        Kirstin Ols

Scripture Reader                                       Gene LaDoucer

Greeters                                                 Nick & Lisa Amb              

Acolytes                                Keely Olson & Riley Duray

Ushers                               Jim Englund & Terry Englund

Setting Three               Evangelical Lutheran Worship


Prelude and Announcements

Gideon Presentation                                 Don Thorlacius

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 48)                                page 142

Solo: “Reach Out to Jesus”              Krista Pietruszewski                                    

First Reading: Jonah 3:10-4:11

Psalm  145:1-8                                                                        

Second Reading: Philippians 1:21-30                              

Gospel Acclamation  “Alleluia”                              p 124

Gospel: Matthew 20:1-16  



Hymn: “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”                         #733                                                                                                                                                              

The First Article of the Apostles’ Creed           

Presentation of Bibles to Third Graders            WELCA

Prayers  of Intercession                            pages 127-128

Sharing of the Peace

Offering Solo:”Life’s Railway to Heaven”           Krista

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

Lord’s Prayer (right column)                                       page 145

Benediction and Dismissal                                page 146

Hymn: Rise Up, O Saints of God!”                         #669












September 24,  2017


Wednesday:       3:30 Confirmation

Friday:                2:00 Bible Study at The Meadows

Next Sunday:   9:30 Communion at First

                        10:30 Sunday School


Third Graders receiving Bibles this morning are

Bjorn Britten

Logan Folland

Ty Folland

Scoute Spilde


Thank you to all who helped make the fall supper and bazaar a success.  Your hard work is much appreciated.  As of today, all bazaar items are half price..

Last date to get something in the Lamplighter will be Tuesday, September 26th.  If you have anything you want to go into the newsletter, please let the office know by that date.

On Saturday, September 30th there will be a surprise 70th birthday party for Everett Englund at the farm hosted by his children.  Everyone is welcome.

We pray for  Jim Pederson, Doug Nordin, George Hultgren, Treston Magner, Mark Peterson, Jack Bothum, Kallen Jorgenson,   Margaret Kasprowicz,  Monica Boen, Wanda Undeberg, Mona Rae Peterson,    Rodney Nelson, Twilla Waage,  













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