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GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

(Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod) LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS October 7, 2012

THE ALTAR FLOWERS The Altar Flowers are given today to the glory of God and the beautification of his House by Allen and Dorris Deislinger in memory of Dorris’ parents, Milton and Thelma Karcher, and in thanksgiving for God’s many blessings. THOSE WHO SERVE

LUTHERAN WOMEN’S MISSIONARY LEAGUE SUNDAY
PRAYER UPON ENTERING CHURCH
Almighty and merciful God, You have given me faith by the power of the Holy Spirit and through Word and Sacrament You strengthen me in my confession of the name of Jesus. Grant that I respond to Your grace by being an active witness to Your love and mercy. Grant that I continually have salt in myself and be at peace with my neighbor. I pray this is Jesus’ holy name. Amen

WELCOME
Welcome to Grace! We are a family of believers dedicated to sharing the Good News of salvation in Jesus Christ. We believe and confess that this is done as the Means of Grace, God’s Word and Sacraments are shared and administered in their truth and purity. Living as His people we bear witness to His love and mercy shown to us and to all. We recognize that others will know that we are Christians by our love shared in word and deed which is our response to His love for us. If you are visiting it is our prayer that you will realize these things about us as God’s people gathered in this place. If you wish to learn more about our teachings as drawn from God’s Word please speak with our Pastor. We are glad you are here and we invite you to come and worship with us again. We ask that everyone fill out an attendance registration card found at each pew and return it to an Usher as the Offering is collected. Children are welcome in our Service and will be invited to come forward for a Children’s Message. Parents may accompany them if they wish. We have a staffed nursery facility for infants and toddlers located downstairs in this building for anyone who has need. Restroom facilities are located downstairs as well as on this floor level across the bridge before entering the fellowship hall. If you have any questions, please speak with an usher or greeter.

HOLY COMMUNION
Holy Communion will be celebrated in our 10:45 Service today. In this sacrament we receive Christ’s very body and blood for the forgiveness of sins. Those who are not members of Grace are asked to speak with our Pastor before partaking of this sacrament so that the unity of faith might be established. Thank you for honoring this request.

Pastor: Vicar: Director of Parish Music: Secretary: Early Childhood Center Director: Acolyte: (8:15) Crucifer: (8:15) Cantor: (8:15) Readers: (8:15) Ushers: (8:15) Greeters: (8:15) Altar Guild: (8:15) Acolyte: (10:45) Crucifer: (10:45) Cantor: (10:45) Communion Assistant: (10:45) Readers: (10:45) Ushers: (10:45) Greeter: (10:45) Coffee Hosts: Altar Guild: (Wed. evening) Nursery Attendant:

Rev. James C. Walter David Witte Nathan Beethe Pat Funk Colleen Moorman Mason Andrews Perryn Andrews Paula Walter Nancy Finkbeiner and Angie Proud Robert Nichols, Ed Mahnken, Ken Ross Debbie Craig, Bill and Mildred Wilkins Dorris Deislinger and Pat Funk Lauren Faulkner Maxwell Baker Jonathan Cline Tim Sweeney Judy Rivers and Sandy Sweeney Shaun Baker, Ron Krueger, Tim Sweeney David, Andrea, Lauren and Matthew Faulkner LWML Evening Guild Suzanne Raddle and Wilma Richter Mary Ann Dyer

AS WE GATHER
The first Sunday in October is traditionally set aside for the observance of LWML Sunday. So today we celebrate this women’s organization and the mission work that it does in our congregation, in our Mid-South District and in the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. LWML stands for Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, which is an Auxiliary Organization in our synod. The primary focus of this women’s organization is to spread the Good News of salvation in Jesus Christ. The Gospel calls us to be salt and light in the world as God’s people serving Him and our neighbor.

THE APPOINTED READINGS FOR NEXT SUNDAY, October 14h, The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, are: The Old Testament Reading: Amos 5:6-7, 10-15, The Epistle Reading: Hebrews 3:12-19, and The Holy Gospel: Mark 10:17-22.
Grace Lutheran Church P. O. Box 250769, Little Rock, AR 72225 Telephone Number: 501-663-3631 www.gracelutheranlr.org www.facebook.com/gracelutheranlr

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THE ORDER OF DIVINE SERVICE FOR LUTHERAN WOMEN’S MISSIONARY LEAGUE SUNDAY

we have left undone. We have not loved You with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We justly deserve Your present and eternal punishment. For the sake of Your Son, Jesus Christ, have mercy on us. Forgive us, renew us, and lead us, so that we may delight in Your will and walk in Your ways to the glory of Your holy name. Amen

Pre-Service Music Lighting of the Chancel Candles Prelude Ringing of the Church Bell
Please stand and face the processional cross. Lift High the Cross - Paul Manz / Lift High the Cross - Charles W. Ore

Declaration of Grace (8:15)

John 1:12; Philippians 1:6

P In the mercy of almighty God, Jesus Christ was given to die for us, and for His sake God forgives us all our sins. To those who believe in Jesus Christ He gives the power to become the children of God and bestows on them the Holy Spirit. May the Lord, who has begun this good work in us, bring it to completion in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. C Amen

Absolution (10:45) Processional Hymn: Lift High the Cross LSB 837

John 20:19–23

Confession and Absolution
The sign of the cross may be made by all in remembrance of their Baptism.

P Almighty God in His mercy has given His Son to die for you and for His sake forgives you all your sins. As a called and ordained servant of Christ, and by His authority, I therefore forgive you all your sins in the name of the Father and of the T Son and of the Holy Spirit. C Amen

Invocation

Matthew 28:19b; [18:20]

Service of the Word
Introit
Ps. 108:3-5, antiphon: Ps. 105:1

P In the name of the Father and of the T Son and of the Holy Spirit. C Amen

Exhortation

1 John 1:8–9

P If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. C But if we confess our sins, God, who is faithful and just, will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Silence for reflection on God's Word and for self-examination.

P Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; C make known his deeds among the peoples! P I will give thanks to you, O LORD, among the peoples; C I will sing praises to you among the nations. P For your steadfast love is great above the heavens; C your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. P Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! C Let your glory be over all the earth!

Confession of Sins
P Let us then confess our sins to God our Father. C Most merciful God, we confess that we are by nature sinful and unclean. We have sinned against You in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done and by what

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C Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit; as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen P Oh give thanks to the LORD; call upon his name; C make known his deeds among the peoples!

Kyrie

Mark 10:47

Gloria in Excelsis

Luke 2:14; John 1:29

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First Reading

Acts 1:1–12

In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. To them he presented himself alive after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me; for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.” So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, behold, two men stood by them in white robes, and said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.”

Salutation and Collect of the Day

Then [the apostles] returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day’s journey away. P This is the Word of the Lord. C Thanks be to God.

Gradual

P Let us pray. Almighty God, in Your kindness You cause the light of the Gospel to shine among us. By the working of Your Holy Spirit, help us to share the good news of Your salvation that all who hear it may rejoice in the gift of Your unending love; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Ps. 67:1-2

May God be gracious to us and | bless us;* and make his face to shine up- | on us, that your way may be | known on earth,* your saving power among all | nations.

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Epistle

Colossians 4:2–6

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ, on account of which I am in prison— that I may make it clear, which is how I ought to speak. Conduct yourselves wisely toward outsiders, making the best use of the time. Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person. P This is the Word of the Lord. C Thanks be to God.

[Jesus said:] “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished. Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. “For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

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Alleluia and Verse

Acts 1:8

P This is the Gospel of the Lord.

P Alleluia. You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. Alleluia.

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Children's Message

Sermon Hymn: Come, Celebrate This Jubilee! Holy Gospel
P The Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew, the fifth chapter.
Matthew 5:13–20

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Sermon “Salted for Service”

Mark 9:50

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Sermon Hymn: Come, Celebrate This Jubilee!

Apostles' Creed (8:15)
C I believe in God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into hell. The third day He rose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty. From thence He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Christian Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life T everlasting. Amen

Nicene Creed (10:45)
C I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth and of all things visible and invisible. And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of His Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father, by whom all things were made; who for us men and for our salvation came down from heaven and was incarnate by the Holy Spirit of the virgin Mary and was made man; and was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and was buried.

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And the third day He rose again according to the Scriptures and ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of the Father. And He will come again with glory to judge both the living and the dead, whose kingdom will have no end. And I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord and giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son together is worshiped and glorified, who spoke by the prophets. And I believe in one holy Christian and apostolic Church, I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins, and I look for the resurrection of the dead and the life T of the world to come. Amen

Offertory

Psalm 116:12-13, 17-19

Prayer of the Church
P Let us pray for the whole Church of God in Christ Jesus and for all people according to their needs. Each petition ends with the following: P Lord, in Your mercy, C hear our prayer. The prayers conclude with the following: P Into Your hands, O Lord, we commend all for whom we pray, trusting in Your mercy; through Your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord. C Amen

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10:45 Service continues on page 16
Offering
Come, Celebrate This Jubilee! - John Ferguson

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Service Concludes (8:15)
Lord's Prayer
P Lord, remember us in Your kingdom and teach us to pray: C Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven; give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever and ever. Amen
Matthew 6:9–13

Service of the Sacrament (10:45)
Preface
2 Timothy 4:22; [Colossians 3:1]; [Psalm 136]

Closing Collect
P Blessed Lord, You have caused all Holy Scriptures to be written for our learning. Grant that we may so hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest them that, by patience and comfort of Your holy Word, we may embrace and ever hold fast the blessed hope of everlasting life; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. C Amen

Benediction
P The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make His face shine on you and be gracious to you. The Lord lift His countenance upon you and T give you peace. C Amen

Proper Preface LSB 829
P It is truly good, right, and salutary that we should at all times and in all places give thanks to You, holy Lord, almighty Father, everlasting God, through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who, having created all things, took on human flesh and was born of the virgin Mary. For our sake He died on the cross and rose from the dead to put an end to death, thus fulfilling Your will and gaining for You a holy people. Therefore with angels and archangels and with all the company of heaven we laud and magnify Your glorious name, evermore praising You and saying:

Recessional Hymn: Christ the Eternal Lord Postlude
T T T

Christ the Eternal Lord - Charles W. Ore

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Sanctus

Isaiah 6:3; Matthew 21:9

In the same way also He took the cup after supper, and when He had given thanks, He gave it to them, saying: “Drink of it, all of you; this cup is the new testament in My T blood, which is shed for you for the forgiveness of sins. This do, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.”

Proclamation of Christ

1 Corinthians 11:26; Revelation 22:20

P As often as we eat this bread and drink this cup, we proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes. C Amen. Come, Lord Jesus. P O Lord Jesus Christ, only Son of the Father, in giving us Your body and blood to eat and to drink, You lead us to remember and confess Your holy cross and passion, Your blessed death, Your rest in the tomb, Your resurrection from the dead, Your ascension into heaven, and Your coming for the final judgment. So remember us in Your kingdom and teach us to pray:

Lord's Prayer
C Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven; give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever and ever. Amen

Matthew 6:9–13

Prayer of Thanksgiving
P Blessed are You, Lord of heaven and earth, for You have had mercy on those whom You created and sent Your only-begotten Son into our flesh to bear our sin and be our Savior. With repentant joy we receive the salvation accomplished for us by the all-availing sacrifice of His body and His blood on the cross. Gathered in the name and the remembrance of Jesus, we beg You, O Lord, to forgive, renew, and strengthen us with Your Word and Spirit. Grant us faithfully to eat His body and drink His blood as He bids us do in His own testament. Gather us together, we pray, from the ends of the earth to celebrate with all the faithful the marriage feast of the Lamb in His kingdom, which has no end. Graciously receive our prayers; deliver and preserve us. To You alone, O Father, be all glory, honor, and worship, with the Son and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. C Amen

Pax Domini

John 20:19

The Words of Our Lord

Matthew 26:26–28; Mark 14:22–24 Luke 22:19-20; 1 Corinthians 11:23–25

P Our Lord Jesus Christ, on the night when He was betrayed, took bread, and when He had given thanks, He broke it and gave it to the disciples and said: “Take, eat; this is My T body, which is given for you. This do in remembrance of Me.”

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Agnus Dei

John 1:29

Post-Communion Collect
P Let us pray. Gracious God, our heavenly Father, You have given us a foretaste of the feast to come in the Holy Supper of Your Son's body and blood. Keep us firm in the true faith throughout our days of pilgrimage that, on the day of His coming, we may, together with all Your saints, celebrate the marriage feast of the Lamb in His kingdom which has no end; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

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Distribution Communion Instructions: The Pastor invites the communicants, those who are able, to kneel and then distributes the host which may be received into the hand or the mouth. The Elder distributes the individual cups. The communicants are asked to hold their cups until the Pastor says, “Take and drink.” Hymn: Thy Body, Given for Me, O Savior Hymn: Lord, Help Us Walk Your Servant Way Hymn: Jesus Shall Reign
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LSB 619 LSB 857 LSB 832

Benediction

Numbers 6:24–26

Thank the Lord

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Recessional Hymn: Christ the Eternal Lord Postlude

LSB 829

THIS WEEK AT GRACE SUNDAY: 8:15 a.m. – Divine Service Coffee and Fellowship in the Parlor 9:45 a.m. – Sunday School downstairs in Parker Hall 9:45 a.m. – Junior and Senior High classes downstairs in the church 9:45 a.m. – Pastor Walter’s Bible Class upstairs in Parker Hall 10:45 a.m. – Divine Service with Holy Communion 1:00 p.m. – Children’s Choir 7:30 a.m. – Early Childhood Development Center 5:00 p.m. – 8th Grade Confirmation 7:00 p.m. – Board of Elders 9:30 a.m. – Tuesday Morning Bible Class 4:00 p.m. – 7th Grade Confirmation 6:00 p.m. – Board of Church Properties 6:30 a.m. – Men’s Bible Study at St. Vincent’s 7:30 a.m. – ECDC Coffee and Donuts 6:00 p.m. – Handbell Choir 7:00 p.m. – Mid-Week Service with Holy Communion 7:00 p.m. – Adult Choir 12:00 noon – Noon Devotions with Pastor

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TODAY IN SUNDAY SCHOOL students studied Deborah, one of the Old Testament judges. Through Deborah, Barak, and Jael, God brought about victory for His people and freed them from cruel oppression; through Christ’s death on the cross, God brought about our victory and freed us from sin, death, and the devil. Parents could ask, “How did God use Deborah to help His people? How does God help His people today?” PASTOR WALTER’S BIBLE CLASS meets each Sunday morning at 9:45 a.m. upstairs in Parker Hall. Pastor is leading a study that is looking at the liturgy and worship. If you’ve ever wondered why we do what we do in worship or wanted to know where our liturgy comes from, this will be an opportunity for you to find out. SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES for children ages 3 years through 6th grade meet in the lower level of the Family Life Center. JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES meet downstairs in the church. OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY to the family of Mrs. Doris Parker who died at her home on Tuesday evening, October 2nd. Her funeral service was held here at Grace on Friday with Pastor Walter officiating. Please remember the Parker family in your prayers. - 22 -

Acknowledgments Unless otherwise indicated, all scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Created by Lutheran Service Builder © 2006 Concordia Publishing House.

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CONGRATULATIONS to Melanie Stillman and Wes Davis who were united in marriage Saturday afternoon at the Bauxite Historical Museum in Bauxite, Arkansas. Pastor Walter officiated at the wedding. Congratulations and God’s blessings to Melanie and Wes Davis! HAPPY ANNIVERSARY AND GOD’S BLESSINGS TO: Oct. 8 – Kirby and Aaron Walter Oct. 9 – Debbie and Joe Craig, Faye and Larry Stillman Oct. 12 – Sarah and Bryan Gipson Oct. 13 – April and Tim Allaben HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND GOD’S BLESSINGS TO: Oct. 7 – Sherry Clawitter, Catherine Manchester Oct. 10 – Psalm Wistrand Oct. 13 – Ken Carle, Judy Fastenau REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS: Gisela Spieker is in rehab at Briarwood. You can call her at 716-9201. Frank Gutierrez is in rehab at Premier Rehab and Healthcare in North Little Rock. Jeanette Keehn continues receiving care at home. Sherry Bischof continues her recovery and treatments. LAST WEEK’S STEWARDSHIP – Attendance: Sunday 9/30: 205 (8:15 – 110 and 10:45 – 95). Mid-week Service 10/3: 10. Offerings: Sunday 9/30: $6,620.00. Midweek Service 9/26: $415.00. Building Fund: $160.00. Fan into Flame: $155.00. Memorials: $60.00. PORTALS OF PRAYER –The Portals of Prayer devotion books for October - December, 2012 are now available on the table in the back of the sanctuary. Please pick up your copy today. Please remember to recycle your old copy when you are finished with it by placing it in the box on the bridge. 7th GRADE CONFIRMATION CLASS will meet on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Parlor. 8th GRADE CONFIRMATION CLASS will meet on Monday at 5:00 p.m. in the Parlor BOARD OF ELDERS will meet on Monday evening, October 8th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Parlor. Carter Stein is the director.

BOARD OF CHURCH PROPERTIES – The 2012-2013 board will have their first meeting on Tuesday, October 9th, at 6:00 p.m. in the Parlor. Charles Stein is the director. BABY SHOWER – There will be a Baby Shower for Rose Shrader on Sunday afternoon, October 14th, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the Parlor. Rose is registered at Target. The hostesses are Paula Walter, Sheila Wilimzig, Sandy Sweeney, Angie Proud and Pat Funk. NOON DEVOTIONS WITH PASTOR – is this Thursday, October 11th, at 12:00 noon in Parker Hall. Pastor Walter leads a devotional Bible study. Drinks, dessert and chips are provided. Bring your Bible and a sandwich and join us for food and fellowship. KEEP IN TOUCH – Kevin and Allie Ray are in St. Louis where Kevin has begun his first year of study at Concordia Seminary. Send them a note at: 14 Founders Way #C, Clayton, MO 63105 or call Kevin at 501-831-1994 and Allie at 402-366-3334. You can also keep up with the Ray family on their blog kevinandalliefamily.blogspot.com. Please continue to remember Kevin, Allie and Monica in your thoughts and prayers. LUTHERAN CRAFTERS BOOTH at Fall Craft Show on November 3rd, would appreciate your donations to be sold at the booth. All proceeds will benefit Kevin Ray, a first year seminary student at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. Contact Sammye Harrill at sammyeharrill@yahoo.com or 352-1877 to obtain more information or to donate some of your items to the booth for sale. MID-WEEK SERVICES - We have a Worship Service each Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. with Holy Communion on the second and fourth Wednesday. Each week’s theme follows the theme of the previous Sunday. This is a great opportunity for worship if you are not able to worship with us on Sunday. GRACE BAKERS – The Grace Fall Craft Show is coming soon…November 3rd, and we will once again have a Bake Sale Booth. If anyone is interested in baking some of our Oktoberfest recipes, please contact Sheila Wilimzig at 868-8899 or nursezig@swbell.net. SUNDAY COFFEE AND FELLOWSHIP – We still have some open dates on the calendar for Sunday morning coffee and fellowship time between services. October 21st is still available. There are also open dates in November and December. Please take a minute to check the signup list on the bulletin board next to the Parlor and sign up for a Sunday on which you can serve. Thanks for volunteering!! - 24 -

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GRACE FALL CRAFT SHOW & USED BOOK SALE – November 3rd, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Begin your Christmas shopping here! The Grace LWML will offer breakfast and lunch, for the convenience of vendors and shoppers. Back by popular demand- the Grace Bakers will have a booth selling German Chocolate Cake, Applekuchen and many more of your favorites. Do you sew, quilt, make candles or jewelry or craft in other ways and wish an opportunity to display and sell your talent? Rent a booth in Parker Hall, the Grace Family Life Center, for $40 ($30 for Lutheran church members). Tickets are now available for purchase to win an original handcrafted quilt made by Riley Middaugh. The proceeds will benefit Kevin and Allie Ray at Concordia Seminary. We accept donations of books beginning mid-October. Please help us make this a big success by donating used books. Booth rental fees and bake sale and book sale proceeds benefit Kevin Ray, first year seminary student. Matching funds by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Contact Riley Middaugh at 954-9281 or email at ram0220@aol.com for more information. SAVE THE DATE – The ACTS Christmas Party this year will be December 2nd at Red Lobster. Mark the date on your calendar. You will receive more information later. MEMORIALS IN MEMORY OF MR. JUSTIN CALVILLO – Brother of John Calvillo TO GRACE BUILDING FUND By Beth Paulson IN MEMORY OF MR. BRAD BEMBERG – Cousin of Richard and Bobby Bemberg TO GRACE BUILDING FUND By Beth Paulson IN MEMORY OF MR. STANLEY GRAY – Brother of Jim Gray TO GRACE BUILDING FUND By Beth Paulson

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