WELCOME TO GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH:   We are glad that you are here to worship God with us today!  We pray that you will enjoy the wonderful fellowship as friends in Christ as God gathers us around His means of grace, the Word and Sacraments, to bless us with His treasured gifts of forgiveness, faith, abundant life and eternal salvation. If you are a guest, please also sign our Guest Book. Please talk to Pastor if you would like to learn more about becoming a member of Grace. Also, please join us for refreshments and fellowship after the Service. We invite you to come and worship with us often as God gathers us in His Grace. 

WELCOME TO THE LORD’S TABLE:  We invite and encourage all present who are baptized and faithful Christians, and who confess the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit to be the only true God and who believe that Jesus Christ died for the sins of the World and is our only hope and salvation…to join us in receiving the very and true body and blood of Christ in this Sacrament.  The clear liquid cups in the center of the tray are non-alcoholic wine.

Children not yet confirmed in the faith are always welcome to join their parents at the Lord’s Table, but should keep their hands folded in front of them.  The Pastor will give them a blessing.

SERVING TODAY:  Acolyte:  _____________; Lector: Mary Brady:  Communion Assistants: David Walker and Mary Brady; Usher: Vince Winters; Altar Care: Anthony Klepaski; Refreshments: Anthony Klepaski and ___________ .

SERVING NEXT SUNDAY:  Acolyte:  Maddie Schoepf; Lector: JoAnn Broadbent; Communion Assistants: Vince Winters and Max Broadbent; Usher: Terry Richardson; Altar Care: _____________; Refreshments: _____________.

FLOWERS:  were placed on the altar to the glory of God and by Henry Hamilton.

IN YOUR PRAYERS THIS WEEK: Wayne Kruer, Michael McPherson, Micah Westphalen, family and friends of Odalis Klepaski, Capt. Zachary (Bo) Henry (Ret.), family of Sam Vinci, Frank Deford, Larry Vandivier, Carl Vandivier, Bobby Meck, family and friends of Elaine Wavehime, Linda Mullis, Joe Lamberson, Michael Willard, France Vandivier, Katie Hoffman, Pastor Ray Peters, Family and friends of Will Plagens, Kay Sattelmeier, Dennis Julson, Vernon Julson, Olga Odland, the family of Jean Grafsgaard, Jenie Howard, Jenny Dean, Charles, Braydon, Champ, Amy, Elsie Hamilton, Mary Ellen Jessel, Marcos Diaz, Kaci Doran, Auwina Weed, Sandy Harris, and those you are praying for at home.  If anyone has a special prayer request please submit it in writing in the collection plate; or you may call Pastor Gary Faith at (504-858-8872), or Kris Howard at (305-296-5161).

GIFTS, TITHES, & ATTENDANCE LAST SUNDAY, for last Sunday June 11th, this Sunday the 18th, and Sunday the 25th will be listed in the July 2nd bulletin.

TO HELP US GROW… The Bible reading for next Sunday’s service are Jeremiah 28:5-9, Romans 7:1-13, Matthew 10:34-42.

THERE IS ADDITIONAL PARKING behind the school.  Enter that lot on 10th Street.

WE HAVE SET THE SCHEDULES for ushers, acolytes, lectors, and communion assistants for the next three months.  If you would like to serve in any of these positions, please let Pastor or Kris know.

STEWARDSHIP LISTS:  On the bulletin board by the front door of the church you will find the Altar Care, Refreshments, and Flower sign-up sheets for 2017.  If you are able to help out with any of these please place your name in the spot on the date requested.

THE GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH WEB PAGE AND FACE BOOK PAGE now

contains a vocal recording of last week’s sermon.  So, if you are not able to attend church on Sunday please go to our website where you will find a copy of the bulletin and a recording of Pastor Faith’s sermon. https://gracelutherankw.360unite.com/home.

A NUMBER OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS are needed to keep our facilities in good health for the future.  Roof repairs are needed on school buildings and the parsonage.  If you can help it would be much appreciated!  A big thanks to all who have contributed to these repairs.

SUNDAY SCHOOL: 

Sunday School for the elementary children is taking the summer off.  We will not meet in June, July, and August.  We will resume in September.  High Schoolers are welcome to meet with pastor on June 11th, 18th, 25th and July 2 to explore what a missional community might look like.

MUSIC MINISTRY:  Thank you to everyone who participated in our Children's Choir, Bell Choir, and Vocal Choir this year. Rehearsals will begin again in the Fall. 

MEN’S BIBLE FELLOWSHIP:  They meet the first and third Wednesday’s of each month at 12:30pm.  Their next meeting will be July 5th located at Chico’s on Stock Island.  All guys are welcome.

MISSIONAL COMMUNITIES: We will meet for lunch (brown bag) at noon of Thursday June 29th.  Join us and grow in relationships.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY:   will meet again in the fall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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