PHONE 258-4231

Rev. Lester Wolfgram, Pastor

Vicar Woodside

Proper 7
June 23, 2019


Divine Service  Setting Three  LSB 184
Opening Hymn:  “Amazing Grace”  LSB 744
Hymn of  the Day:  “Praise the One Who Breaks The Darkness”  LSB 849
Distribution:  “Lord Jesus Christ, We Humbly Pray”  LSB 623
  “Oh, For A Thousand Tongues”  LSB 528
Closing Hymn:  “Jesus Has Come and Brings Pleasure”  LSB 533



Preacher:                                Pastor Les Wolfgram

Liturgist:                                 Vicar Justin Woodside
Accompanist:                          Shirley Cook and Denise Wolfgram  

Elder:                                        Ken Purdy

Ushers:               8:15 am          Dwight Cook & Lonny Lang

                          10:45 am          Greg & Melvin Sutheimer

Greeters:            8:15 am         Carrie & Nate Harling           

                         10:45 am          Bob & Heather Ziebarth & Lily

Acolyte:              8:15 am          Keityn H.       

                          10:45 am          Brekken Z.


WELCOME!!  We are glad that you have joined us this morning as we lift up our hearts and voices in response to God’s great gift of forgiveness and life in Christ Jesus.  If you are a visitor, please sign our guest book and introduce yourself to Pastor Les Wolfgram.


OUR FOCUS FOR JUNE is to supply the Little Free Pantry.  Please bring non-perishable food items to the church for distribution in the Little Free Pantry.  Thank you for your support and care for our neighbors.


THE NEXT HANG OUT will take place on Tuesday, June 25 at the home of Pastor and Denise Wolfgram.

THE SUMMER VOTERS MEETING will take place on Sunday, June 23rd during the education hour.  This will be the election meeting.  If you are interested in serving on one of our leadership boards, please visit with Justin Dever.


THE LUTHERAN CHURCH – MISSOURI SYNOD will meet in convention in late July in Tampa Bay, FL.  In advance of the convention, election of Synod President will take place via internet in late June.  Pastor Wolfgram and Chuck Falkenstein are the electors for Shepherd of the Valley.  We will also be taking a National Offering on June 30 that will go to support LC-MS missionaries and ministry partners.  Please pray for the election and for our beloved synod.


PASTOR ELECT JEFFREY KYLER will be ordained and installed at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Bovey, MN on June 23 at 4:00 PM.  We pray God’s rich blessing upon Pastor Elect Kyler and his family as he begins ministry in northern Minnesota.


A 2- HOUR PIZZA CRUISE on the Lewis and Clark Riverboat is being chartered by Shepherd of the Valley on Tuesday, August 6, from 6:00-8:00 pm.  Cost is $30.00 per person with a $75.00 family maximum.  Register by calling Dorrie at the church office, 701-258-4231, her cell at 701-226-7645, or email or   Make check payable to Shepherd of the Valley.  We are inviting members of our sister congregations in Bismarck/Mandan and the cruise is limited to 100 persons so get your reservation in soon.  Payment due at time of registration.  Registration is open through July 7.


THANKS TO ALL who completed the Re:vitality Congregation Survey.  We will inform you of the results of the survey soon.



Sunday 8:15am Divine Service
  9:30am Voter’s Meeting
  10:45am Divine Service
  7:00pm Council
Tuesday 6:00pm Hang-Out @ Wolfgrams
Wednesday 7:00pm Worship (Walla)
Next Sunday  8:15am Divine Service
  9:30am Education Hour
  10:45am Divine Service