Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

February 2, 2014


Oh, look on me with pity Though I am weak and poor; Admit me to your kingdom To dwell there, blest and sure. I pray, Lord, guide and keep me Safe from my bitter foes, From sin and death and Satan; Free me from all my woes.(Christian Worship: A Lutheran Hymnal 94:4)

Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

February 2, 2014

Worship Focus: Jesus blesses his people

Order of Worship: The Common Service, p. 15

Hymns: 94, 395, 465, 383

Personal Preparation for Holy Communion, p. 156

God's Word

First Lesson: Daniel 3:13-27

Even when troubles in life heat up, we are blessed as we follow Jesus. He guards us until he brings us safely to his heavenly kingdom.

Psalm 37, see back side

Our heavenly Father takes care of us during our earthly life.

Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 1:26-31

Our greatest blessings are not what the world labels as wise and powerful. Our greatest blessings are found only in Christ crucified. He is our righteousness, holiness, and redemption.

Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12

Jesus blesses us.

Matthew 5:1-12


Upcoming Kingdom Work
Week of February 2, 2014

  • Wednesday
    • 3:30pm Catechism Class
  • Sunday
    • 9:15am Sunday school
    • 9:30am Youth Bible Study
    • 9:30am Adult Bible Class
    • 10:30am Divine Service
    • 11:30am Council Meeting

News and Notes

February Ushers: Dick Lubenow (capt.), John Jepma, Barry Nelson, Dennis Schroeder, Cory Schroeder

February Cleaners: Pastor & Mary Bitter, Dick & Polly Smith

Today’s Greeters: Dick and Polly Smith


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