The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

June 22, 2008


Your name be hallowed. Help us, Lord,

In purity to keep your Word,

That to the glory of your name

We walk before you free from blame.

Let no false doctrine us pervert;

All poor, deluded souls convert.

(CW 410:2)

The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

June 22, 2008

Focus: The Lord's Prayer: Hallowed be your name

Order of Worship: See Lord's Prayer insert

Hymns: 282, 313 (LAPPY), 204, 358, 86 (LAPPY)

This Week's Kingdom Work
Week of June 22, 2008

  • Wednesday
    • 7:00pm Worship (same as today)
  • Sunday
    • 10:30am Worship
      11:30am Potluck

Next Sunday worship will be led by Andrew DeGier, a student at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, at 10:30am. Following worship will be a Potluck dinner. The free will offering from the dinner will be used to pay the $325 registration fee for Leah Nelson to attend the WELS National Conference on Worship, Music, and Arts with Phyllis Joos in St. Peter, MN. We are asking Thrivent for supplemental funds to match the free will offering.

June Ushers: Chuck Nelson (capt.) Daryl Dosdall, Josh Nelson, Kyle Roth, Sam Roth, Ryan Schroeder

June Cleaners: Dave & Phyllis Joos; Gerald & Karen Hoffman

June 29 Greeters: Kyle Roth & Sam Roth

News and Notes

4th of July Parade: If anyone wants to put together a float for St. John's, let Pastor Bitter know. If no one can organize it, we will not have a float this year.

Vacation: Pastor will be on vacation from June 27 until July 3. He may be reached at (920) 583-3008. In case of emergency, Pastor Fleischmann of Morris can be reached at (320) 589-4662.

Large Print Meditations: Please let Pastor Bitter know if you would prefer a large print Meditations.

Summer Worship:

We continue our summer worship following themes from the Lord's Prayer. Each week we will focus on a keyword and review the great truths Jesus' teaches us to pray. Here is the schedule for the summer:

June 15 “Father”

June 22 “Name”

June 29 10:30am Worship Time

July 6 Giving thanks to our God for our country

July 13 “Kingdom”

July 20 “Will”

July 27 “Bread”

August 3 “Forgive”

August 10 “Temptation”

August 17 “Deliver”

August 24 “Amen”

Council Notes:

The council opened with a Bible study on Luke 15. The treasurer reported a General Fund balance of $2,434.51 at the end of May, a drop of $700 from the end of April.$4,060.50 has been sent into the WELS. The trustees will arrange to paint the bad spots on the church exterior. A flat stipend of $200 was authorized for guest preacher Andrew DeGier to pay him and cover his mileage. All members of the council agreed to be responsible to turn on/off lights, speaker system, and air-conditioning when Pastor is gone on June 29. The quarterly voters' meeting will be July 13 at 10:30am. We adjourned with the Lord's Prayer.


St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
859 5th Street
Hancock, MN 56244
(320) 392-5313