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GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH

(Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod) LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS October 23, 2011

THE ALTAR FLOWERS The Altar Flowers are given today to the glory of God and the beautification of His House by Irvin and Sherry Clawitter in celebration of Terry and Nancy Clawitters wedding anniversary on October 16th and in thanksgiving for all the many blessings the Lord has given them. THOSE WHO SERVE Pastor: Assisting Minister: Director of Parish Music: Secretary: Early Childhood Center Director: Acolyte: (8:15) Cantor: (8:15) Communion Elder: (8:15) Ushers: (8:15) Greeter: Altar Guild: Acolyte: Cantor: Ushers: Greeter: Altar Guild: Coffee Hosts: Altar Guild: Nursery Attendant: Rev. James C. Walter Rev. Paul H. Jilg Nathan Beethe Pat Funk Colleen Moorman Lucas Hart Nathan Beethe Carter Stein Jim Keppel, Robert Nichols Robert Wilimzig, David Witte (8:15) Debbie Craig, Bill and Mildred Wilkins (8:15) Lori Dumont and Angie Proud (10:45) Lauren Faulkner (10:45) Sharon LeBlanc (10:45) Shaun Baker, Michael Hawkins Ron Krueger, Tim Sweeney (10:45) David and Andrea Faulkner and Lauren and Matthew (10:45) Ginny Ralston Ron and Russlynn Krueger (Wed. evening) Suzanne Raddle and Wilma Richter Mary Ann Dyer

C.F.W. WALTHER - 200th ANNIVERSARY REMEMBRANCE


PRAYER UPON ENTERING CHURCH
Lord of the Church, You called me to be Your special child in the waters of Holy Baptism. By Your Holy Spirits power You use me to be a witness of the love that You have for me in Your Son, Jesus Christ. With thanksgiving I remember those who shared the faith with me so that I might have the assurance of sins forgiven and eternal life. Grant that I trust that You will give to me the words to share with those who ask me about my hope. In Jesus name. Amen

WELCOME
Welcome to everyone gathered here this morning, members and visitors alike, to hear Gods Word, give thanks to Him, call upon His name and then depart from this place to be a witness of His love in what we say and do. It is great to have you here today! We ask that everyone fill out an attendance card found at each pew and return it to an usher during the Offering. Children are welcome in our Service and will be invited to come forward for the Childrens Message. You may accompany them if you would like. A nursery for infants and toddlers is located downstairs for those who have need. Restrooms are also located downstairs in this building or across the bridge on this floor level before entering the fellowship hall. If you have any questions please ask one of our greeters or ushers. Please worship with us again!

HOLY COMMUNION
Holy Communion will be celebrated in the 8:15 Service today. In this sacrament we receive Christs 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.

AS WE GATHER
The celebration of the 200 anniversary of the birth of C. F. W. Walther affords an opportunity for the congregations and people of The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod and others to express thanks to God for the leadership provided by a very special man of God. Some church historians have suggested that were it not for the efforts of Dr. Walther in keeping together a disillusioned and despairing group of German people who had immigrated to America filled with hope and promise, the church body which this congregation belongs to would never have materialized. It is appropriate for the people who claim the heritage of Walther to remember his work and express thanks to God for his life and work as Pastor, Professor, and Seminary and Synod President.
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NEXT WEEKS READINGS - The appointed readings for next Sunday, October 30th, Reformation Sunday: The First Reading: Revelation 14:6-7, The Epistle Reading: Romans 3:19-28, and The Gospel Reading: John 8:31-36.
Grace Lutheran Church P. O. Box 250769, Little Rock, AR 72225 www.gracelutheranlr.org Telephone Number: 501-663-3631

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THE ORDER OF DIVINE SERVICE FOR THE NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Exhortation

1 John 1:89

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.

Confession of Sins Pre-Service Music Lighting of the Chancel Candles Prelude Ringing of the Church Bell Opening Hymn (8:15): Dearest Jesus, We Are Here Opening Hymn (10:45): Blessed Jesus, at Your Word LSB 592 sts. 14 LSB 904
Liebster Jesu, Wir Sind Hier - Charles W. Ore

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 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.

Declaration of Grace (10:45)

John 1:12; Philippians 1:6

Sacrament of Holy Baptism (8:15)


Holy Baptism Baptism Hymn: Dearest Jesus, We Are Here
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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

LSB 592 st. 5

Service of the Word


Psalm
P Preserve me, O God, C for in you I take refuge. P I say to the LORD, You are my Lord; C I have no good apart from you.
Psalm 16:111

Confession and Absolution (10:45)


Stand The sign of the cross may be made by all in remembrance of their Baptism.

Invocation

Matthew 28:19b; [18:20]

P As for the saints in the land, C they are the excellent ones, in whom is all my delight. P The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply; C their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out or take their names on my lips. P The LORD is my chosen portion and my cup;

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

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C you hold my lot. P The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; C indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance. P I bless the LORD who gives me counsel; C in the night also my heart instructs me. P I have set the LORD always before me; C because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken. P Therefore my heart is glad, and my whole being rejoices; C my flesh also dwells secure. P For you will not abandon my soul to Sheol, C or let your holy one see corruption. P You make known to me the path of life; C in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. 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 Preserve me, O God, C for in you I take refuge.

Kyrie

Mark 10:47

Gloria in Excelsis

Luke 2:14; John 1:29

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P Let us pray. P O Lord God, heavenly Father, pour out Your Holy Spirit on Your faithful people, keep them steadfast in Your grace and truth, protect and comfort them in all temptations, defend them against all enemies of Your Word, and bestow on Christs Church Militant Your saving peace; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. C Amen

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Old Testament Reading


Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near; let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty,

Isaiah 55:611

Salutation and Collect of the Day

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but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall succeed in the thing for which I sent it. P This is the Word of the Lord. C Thanks be to God.

P Alleluia. O Lord of hosts, blessed is the one who trusts in You! Alleluia.

Gradual

Psalm 37:30-31

Blessed is he whose help is the God of | Jacob, * Whose hope is in the | Lord his God. The Lord takes delight in his | people; * He crowns the humble with sal- | vation.

Holy Gospel
P The Holy Gospel according to St. John, the fifteenth chapter.

John 15:111

Epistle

Romans 10:517

For Moses writes about the righteousness that is based on the law, that the person who does the commandments shall live by them. But the righteousness based on faith says, Do not say in your heart, Who will ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down) or Who will descend into the abyss? (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead). But what does it say? The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. For the Scripture says, Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame. For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. But how are they to call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news! But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has believed what he has heard from us? So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ. P This is the Word of the Lord. C Thanks be to God.
Stand Sit Psalm 84:12

[Jesus said:] I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch of mine that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit. Already you are clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. If anyone does not abide in me he is thrown away like a branch and withers; and the branches are gathered, thrown into the fire, and burned. If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Fathers commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. P This is the Gospel of the Lord.

Alleluia and Verse

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Children's Message
Stand

Sermon Hymn: By All Your Saints in Warfare

LSB 517 Nicene Creed (8:15)


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. 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

Public domain Public domain; None Copyright (c) 2010 Carl C. Fickenscher II. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Sermon A Faithful Father

Hebrews 13:7

Apostles' Creed (10:45)

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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

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

10:45 Service continues on page 20


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Offering
Stand

By All Your Saints in Warfare - Carl Schalk

Service of the Sacrament (8:15)


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Preface

2 Timothy 4:22; [Colossians 3:1]; [Psalm 136]

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

Proper Preface
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, out of love for His fallen creation, humbled Himself by taking on the form of a servant, becoming obedient unto death, even death upon a cross. Risen from the dead, He has freed us from eternal death and given us life everlasting. Therefore with angels and archangels and with all the company of heaven we laud and magnify Your glorious name, evermore praising You and saying: Sanctus Isaiah 6:3; Matthew 21:9

The Words of Our Lord

Matthew 26:2628; Mark 14:2224; Luke 22:19-20; 1 Corinthians 11:2325

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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. 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.

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: The Law of God Is Good and Wise Hymn: The Gospel Shows the Fathers Grace LSB 619 LSB 579 LSB 580

Pax Domini

John 20:19-

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Thank the Lord

Agnus Dei

John 1:29

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Post-Communion Collect

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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.

Closing Collect
P Almighty God, grant to Your Church Your Holy Spirit and the wisdom that comes down from above, that Your Word may not be bound but have free course and be preached to the joy and edifying of Christs holy people, that in steadfast faith we may serve You and, in the confession of Your name, abide unto the end; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. C Amen

Benediction

Numbers 6:2426

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 Closing Hymn: He's Risen, He's Risen Postlude LSB 480
He's Risen, He's Risen - Jeffrey Blersch

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Closing Hymn: He's Risen, He's Risen Postlude LSB 480
He's Risen, He's Risen - Jeffrey Blersch

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.

THIS WEEK AT GRACE

Service Concludes (8:15)


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SUNDAY:

MON - FRI: MONDAY: TUESDAY: WEDNESDAY:

FRIDAY: NEXT SUNDAY:

8:15 a.m. Divine Service with Holy Communion Coffee and Fellowship 9:45 a.m. Sunday School and Pastor Walters Bible Class Young Women of Grace Bible Class 10:45 a.m. Divine Service DEADLINE FOR NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER 7:30 a.m. Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) 4:30 p.m. 7th Grade Confirmation 6:00 p.m. Childrens Choir 9:30 a.m. Tuesday Morning Bible Class 6:30 a.m. Mens Bible Study (St. Vincents) 6:00 p.m. Bell Choir 7:00 p.m. Mid-Week Service with Holy Communion 7:00 p.m. Adult Choir 4:15 p.m. 8th Grade Confirmation 8:45 a.m. Sunday School and Bible Class 10:00 a.m. One Worship Service 11:00 a.m. Potluck Dinner with New Member Recognition 3:00 p.m. Central Arkansas Reformation Service at First Lutheran Church, 8th and Rock Streets

HOLY BAPTISM In our 8:15 Service today, Milo Owen Witte, son of David and Megan Witte, will be received into Gods kingdom of grace through the sacrament of Holy Baptism. His sponsors are Kyle Abbott and Rev. Mark and Sarah Witte. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY AND GODS BLESSINGS TO: Oct. 26 Carol and Robert Jones Oct. 29 Carolyn and Luke Moorman HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND GODS BLESSINGS TO: Oct. 23 Kristin Parsons, Ron Stewart Oct. 24 Elizabeth Gipson, Lukas Haddock Oct. 25 Norma Bisgood, Jennifer Morrison Oct. 26 Colleen Moorman Oct. 27 Holdyn Bryant, Christina Junkans, Kathleen Smith Oct. 28 Brian Dumont, Robert Wooley Oct. 29 Anna Junkans, Stephana Loyd, Nick Nichols REMEMBER IN YOUR PRAYERS: Jeanette Keehn is recovering at home. Florence Marvin continues her recovery at home. Lucia Jones continues her recovery following surgery. Frank Gutierrez is recovering from a fall. Elwanda Wells is recovering at home following eye surgery. Dave Graf continues healing from an injury to his eye. Martha Pils has returned home and will continue her recovery there. LAST WEEKS STEWARDSHIP Attendance: Sunday 10/16: 200 (8:15 129 and 10:45 71. Mid-Week Service 10/19: 14. Offerings: Sunday 10/16: $10,253.25. MidWeek Service 10/12: $860.00. Building Fund: $325.00. Memorials: $380.00. Fan into Flame: $300.00. 7th GRADE CONFIRMATION CLASS will meet on Monday at 4:30 p.m. in the Parlor. 8th GRADE COMFIRMATION CLASS will meet on Friday at 4:15 p.m. in the Parlor. CENTRAL ARKANSAS REFORMATION SERVICE - First Lutheran Church, Little Rock, will host the Central Arkansas Reformation Service at 3:00 p.m. next Sunday, October 30th. The Rev. Dr. Ken Schurb, 2nd Vice President of the LCMS Missouri District, will preach the sermon and will be assisted by Lutheran Pastors from the Central Arkansas area. Following the service, an Oktoberfest meal will be served. - 22 -

TODAY IN SUNDAY SCHOOL, the lesson recalls the wonderful account of Moses and the burning bush (Exodus 2:114:31). Just as God had Moses remove the sandals from his feet, God in Christ removes our sins from us, making us fit to approach God and stand in His presence. Talk with your child about who makes us holy before God. Ask him or her to tell you the story about Moses and the burning bush. What did Moses have to do, and why, in order to be in Gods presence? Review the Third Commandment and its meaning from the catechism. SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS Pastor Walters Bible Class meets at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning in Parker Hall. Pastor is leading a study on the book of Exodus. THE YOUNG WOMEN OF GRACE will meet for Bible study each Sunday morning in the classroom downstairs in the church. Bible study materials are provided, and child care is available in the church nursery. Contact Gina Junkans for more information. DEADLINE for November Newsletter is today! Place your information on the office desk.

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LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF CARE VAN The Care Van will be at Grace on Friday, November 18th from 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 19th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help Pastor Walter with receiving and loading the boxes from congregations in the Central Arkansas area. Call the church office if you can help for a couple of hours. CONGRATULATIONS - Shirley Rieve has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Travelers Baseball Club. Congratulations, Shirley!!!! CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHOOL OKTOBERFEST will be held at CLCS on Saturday, October 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission tickets are $2.00 each or $5.00 for entire family. There will be lots of delicious German food, kids games and activities, vendors and a prize boutique. Tickets will be sold at the entrance - 2 for $1.00. Please come and join us for some family fun! Vendors: Booth space available to rent - $25.00 for an 8 ft table. Contact Barb Warren at 225-6597 or email at bjwarren3@sbcglobal.net with subject Vendor. TRUNK OR TREAT!! on the Christ Lutheran School Gym Parking Lot Monday, October 31st, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed to decorate their trunks. We would love to have a parking lot full of decorated cars for the kids in our church, school and community! For more information contact Tabitha Wildhirt at twildhirt@clutheran.org. We will have good music, games and "trunkfuls" of FUN! FALL CRAFT SHOW Grace Lutheran Fall Craft Show - Join us Saturday, November 5th, from 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. for a great craft show combined with a Used Book Sale. The Grace LWML will offer breakfast and lunch, for the convenience of vendors and shoppers. Back by popular demand are the best of the wonderful Oktoberfest pastries. The Grace Bakers will have a booth selling German Chocolate Cake, Applekuchen and many more of your favorites. Proceeds benefit Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. 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 for $40 ($30 for Lutheran church members). We will accept donations of books beginning mid-October. Please help us make this a big success by donating used books. The Fall Craft Show and Book Sale proceeds will benefit Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans has approved a match of up to $1600 to benefit the Seminary. Please begin your Christmas shopping with us! Contact Riley Middaugh at 954-9281 or email at ram0220@aol.com for more information.

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS) East Office has a need for wipes, juices, canned lunches: spaghetti, soups and ravioli, for the children that come through their office for foster care. DCFS is also working on their visitation room they can use books, building blocks and hard toys - things that can be easily cleaned. No stuffed animals. If you can help with any of these items, please place them in the DCFS container on the bridge. The staff at the East Office is very appreciative of our efforts and sends their thanks. For more information, talk with Abby Buchanan or Pat Funk. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help with the Fall Craft Sale and Used Book Sale. Please sign up on the volunteer list on the bridge if you can help with set up on Friday, November 4th, or with the show on Saturday, November 5th. Contact Riley Middaugh at 954-9281 if you have any questions. FALL CRAFT SHOW YARD SIGNS - We have yard signs to advertise the Fall Craft Sale and Used Book Sale. If you can place one in your yard or place of business, please take one. They are available on the bridge. CONCORDIA FOOD BANK - LWML Evening Guild is sponsoring a project to collect non-perishable food items and other household items for the FOOD BANK at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis. We recently learned that their Food Bank needs some of the following items: diapers sizes 2-6, boxes of cereal, 64 oz juice, peanut butter, canned soup, dish detergent, liquid laundry detergent (approx. 75 oz.), toilet paper (4-packs), Ziploc baggies (in small quantity boxes), toiletries, and over-the-counter medicines and first aid supplies. If you would like to give a monetary gift, please make your check payable to the Concordia Seminary Food Bank and send it to the church office. These items will be delivered to the Seminary on a monthly basis. The next trip will be the first weekend in November. Please place your items on the table on the bridge. If you have questions, please call the church office. GRACE CRAFTERS The Grace Craft Fair is November 5th. Grace will have a booth to sell items made and donated by Grace members. Proceeds will be donated to scholarships at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. If you would like to donate items for this booth, please contact Sammye Harrill 352-1877, 223-3834, or ssharril@swbell.net.

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MEMORIALS IN MEMORY OF REV. ERVIN JUNKANS Father of Joel Junkans TO THE GRACE GENERAL ENDOWMENT FUND By Joe and Debbie Craig TO THE GRACE GENERAL FUND By Allen and Dorris Deislinger Raymond and Sammye Sue Harrill Jon and Sandy Lindemann TO THE GRACE BUILDING FUND By Beth Paulson Warren and Judy Rivers TO FAN INTO FLAME By Janet Killough IN MEMORY OF MRS. SHIRLEY BOYETTE Sister of Russlynn Krueger TO THE GRACE GENERAL FUND By Raymond and Sammye Sue Harrill TO THE GRACE BUILDING FUND By Beth Paulson IN MEMORY OF AUSTIN PHILLIPS Son of Loris Dumonts cousin TO THE GRACE BUILDING FUND By Beth Paulson IN MEMORY OF RON GROENER Brother of Sandy Sweeney TO THE GRACE GENERAL ENDOWMENT FUND By Rudy and Sherry Bischof TO THE GRACE GENERAL FUND By Allen and Dorris Deislinger Raymond and Sammye Sue Harrill Bill and Mildred Wilkins TO THE GRACE BUILDING FUND By Warren and Judy Rivers IN MEMORY OF SHELLY KAY WHITTLE Kay Jenkins niece TO THE GRACE BUILDING FUND By Beth Paulson - 25 - 26 -

REFORMATION SUNDAY October 30th ONE SERVICE


10:00 a.m.
Sunday School and Bible Classes at 8:45 a.m.
A Potluck Dinner will follow immediately after the Sunday morning Worship Service. Everyone is asked to bring a large dish of your choice to share. Meat and drinks will be provided. Following the meal, we will recognize all of our new members who have joined this year. Mark this date on your calendar. Lets join together in worship, fellowship and celebration of our church heritage.