SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY

LUTHERAN CHURCH

801 E. DENVER AVE.

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA

PHONE 258-4231

Rev. Lester Wolfgram, Pastor

Vicar Dailey

Michael and All Angels
September 29, 2019

 

Divine ServiceSetting FourLSB 203
Opening Hymn:“Come, Thou Fount Of Every Blessing”LSB 686
Hymn of the Day:“Children Of The Heavenly Father”LSB 725
Distribution Hymn:“Beautiful Savior”LSB 537
 “O Lord, We Praise Thee”LSB 617
Closing Hymn:“On Eagle’s Wings”LSB 727

 

THOSE SERVING TODAY

Preacher:                               Pastor Les Wolfgram
Liturgist:                                Pastor Les Wolfgram
Accompanist:                          Shirley Cook

Elder:                                       Marty Bjergaard

Ushers:               8:15 am          Chuck Falkenstein & Eliot Reinke

10:45 am          Greg & Melvin Sutheimer

Greeters:           8:15 am         Wayne & Joy Doll

10:45 am         Walter & Bernice Rehling

Acolyte:             8:15 am          Miranda A.

10:45 am          Emma V.

 

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.

THE ND LWML SW ZONE RALLY will be held at Shepherd of the Valley on Saturday, October 5. “Sacrifices Of Praise” will serve as the theme for the Bible Study. An ingathering will be taken for the Little Free Pantry. Registration begins at 9:00 am. Lunch will be served.

PASTOR WOLFGRAM AND VICAR DAILEY will attend the ND District LC-MS Fall Pastoral Conference in Minot this Monday-Wednesday.

WE ARE GRATEFUL TO our Sunday School children as they enhance our worship and sing during the 10:45 service this morning.

BRIAN YOUNG from Creation Instruction Association will be presenting at Martin Luther School, Wednesday, October 9th. Brian will present to the MLS students during the day. He will have an evening presentation at 7:00 at Zion Lutheran Church, 413 East Avenue D, Bismarck. This is open to the public. Perfect for confirmation classes! Everyone is welcome to attend! Call the school at 224-9070 if you have any questions.

EVERYONE HIS WITNESS (E1HW) “emphasizes listening to people to understand their worldview and where their lives connect with Jesus’ story. It does not focus on learning witnessing scripts or methods for engaging total strangers.”  E1HW will be held on October 12th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with time allowed for lunch that will be provided by the church.  The cost to attend the workshop will be $10 to cover the workbook used in the training.  The goal attendance for this workshop is 36 people divided into 6 groups of 6 people.  There is still time to register. Sign up today or email our Vision Path chair anncwnd@gmail.com.

“FRIENDS NIGHT OUT” with Women’s Care Center, formerly First Choice Clinic will take place on October 15 at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. Social hour begins at 6:00 pm with the program at 7:00-8:30 pm. This annual fundraiser event is an opportunity to socialize, meet staff, enjoy appetizers and hear their guest speaker, Kailee Perrin. Call 701-237-6530 or visit https://teamfirstchoice.com/events to learn more and to register.

SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED – We are planning a project that requires paper towel and toilet paper rolls.  If you have some at home we would love to have them! Please save these and drop them off in the labeled box outside the coat room.  Thanks for your help!

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY:

A Work in Progress, by Carla Krazl

The first study will be Monday, Sept. 30th, 7 pm, Bethel.  Bible study will be held the last Monday of each month, unless otherwise decided.

Study Guides can be purchased from the Bethel Church office.  Cost is: $15.00.  We will meet once per month for 7 sessions.

Join our Facebook Group: A Work in Progress Bible Study Group for updates and discussion. Please contact Pam Holscher (701-425-3415) or Sue Hartley-Wolfgram (701-460-0229)  for more information.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR a gently used book shelf for the Little Free Pantry items. If you have one that would be willing to donate to the church, please call or text Dorrie at 701-226-7645. Thank you!

THE BANQUET:   SOTV is in charge of the Banquet which is held at Trinity Lutheran on Saturday, November 16. This is a big undertaking, so we need volunteers to help prepare food and serve around 250 people. Cleanup is also part of our responsibility. Please consider helping. Contact Stewardship or Human Care Board if questions. Thank You!

THE NEXT MEN’S NETWORK will take place on Saturday, October 19 from 9:00-11:00 at Shepherd of the Valley. “We The People: Citizens Of Two Kingdoms” will be the focus of the Bible Study. Breakfast will be served at 9:00am. Pastor Wolfgram will lead the video-based study.

THE NEXT Hang Out will take place on Tuesday, October 15 at 6:00 pm.

“TAKE HEART IN YOUR GRIEF” will be offered at Shepherd of the Valley starting Sunday, October 6. Pastor Marcis and Pastor Wolfgram will lead the six-week course beginning at 6:30 each Sunday. If you are mourning the death of a loved one and would like support and information to help you navigate the journey of grief, “Take Heart In Your Grief” will prove to be a blessing for you. To register or for more information call the church office at 701-258-4231.

THIS WEEK AT SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY

Sunday*8:15amDivine Service
 9:30amEducation Hour
 *10:45amDivine Service
 6:30pmTake Heart in Your Grief
Monday6:30pm New Member Classes
Wednesday5:30pmCatechism Instruction
 7:00pmWorship
 7:00pmBrian Young @ Zion
Thursday5:30pmChoir
Saturday9:00amLWML Rally @ SOTV
Next Sunday *8:15amDivine Service
 9:30amEducation Hour
 *10:45amDivine Service
 6:30pmTake Heart in Your Grief

 

 

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