Sunday bulletin



                   Karlstad, Minnesota



Presider                                             Pastor Caitlin Jensen

Organist                                                        Kirstin Olson

Scripture Reader                                       Trevor Johnson

Greeters                         Eleanor Dahlin & Jeanne Collins                                     Communion Server                                        Gina Wollin                                         

Acolytes                              Riley Duray & Gavin  Duray     

Ushers                                   Greg Dahlin & Larry Engen   

Setting Three               Evangelical Lutheran Worship

Welcome and Announcements

Invocation                                   “Arise, Shine!” repeated

Confession & Forgiveness                          pages 116-118    

 Hymn: “Blest Are They”                                          #728

Greeting & Kyrie                                       pages 138-139

Canticle of Praise“Light Dawns on a Weary World’#726

Prayer of the Day  (page 24)                                     page 142

First Reading: Jeremiah 17:5-10

Psalm 1                                                                                                          

Second Reading: 1st Corinthians 15:12-20


Gospel Acclamation “Alleluia”                          page 142      

Gospel:  Luke 6:17-26                                     


Hymn; “Let Streams of Living Justice”                   #710     

Apostles’ Creed                                                 page 127

Prayers of Intercession   & Sharing of the Peace  


Offering Response “Create in Me a Clean Heart”  #186

Offertory Prayer

The Great Thanksgiving                                  page 144

Lord’s Prayer   (right column)                         page 145

COMMUNION                                                     #461                                                   

Prayer, After Communion

Benediction,  Dismissal                                   page 146

Hymn: “Lord Dismiss Us with Your Blessing”     #545



FEBRUARY 17, 2019


Tuesday:                  9:00 WIC

Wednesday:            1:00 Lions Blood Drive

                                  3:30 Confirmation 

                                  7:00 Choir rehearsal 

Thursday:              10:00  Communion at KHC

                                11:00 Ministerium

Friday:                     2:00 Bible Study at The Meadows

Next Sunday:           9:30  Worship at First

                                10:45  Sunday School



Karlstad Lions Club  is hosting a blood drive sponsored by United Blood Services at First Lutheran on Wednesday, February 20th from 1:00 until 5:30.  Appoint-ments can be made by calling Gary Cook at 436-2414 or Garnett at the city office at 436-2178


Heritage Christian School is having a winter fellowship supper on Friday February 22nd at 6:30 p.m. They are serving soup, sandwiches, salads, cookes coffee and lemonade.  Supper will be followed by music and drama state competition selections. All are welcome.


The February supper scheduled for the 6th has been cancelled.  WELCA will have some sort of a fund raiser in the spring.  For now,  WELCA is asking every member of WELCA to make a $15.00 donation in place of the cancelled supper.  You may send the money to your circle chair or to the church office.  Thank you.


First Lutheran is looking for someone to direct and organize Vacation Bible School.  If you are interested in this position, please contact the church office.


Interested in becoming a member of First Lutheran?  If you would like to become a member, please notify the office.


We pray for Judi Spilde, Bill McDonald, Brett Anderson, Arlen Anderson, Mark Peterson,   Rodney Nelson

























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