SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY
801 E. DENVER AVE.
BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA
Rev. Lester Wolfgram, Pastor
Second Sunday In Lent
March 8, 2020
|Divine Service||Service of Prayer and Preaching||LSB 260|
|Opening Hymn:||“All Who Believe and Are Baptized”||LSB 601|
|Hymn of the Day:||“God Loved The World”||LSB 571|
|Closing Hymn:||“Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer”||LSB 918|
THOSE SERVING TODAY
|Preacher:||Vicar Richard Dailey|
|Liturgist:||Pastor Les Wolfgram|
|Accompanist:||8:15 AM||Shirley Cook|
|10:45 AM||Denise Wolfgram|
|Ushers:||8:15 AM||Robert Knutson & Doug Hintz|
|10:45 AM||Kari Kramer & Laith Hintz|
|Greeters:||8:15 AM||Jim Barrett|
|10:45 AM||Walter & Bernice Rehling|
|Acolyte:||8:15 AM||Zeva B.|
|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.
JOIN US WEDNESDAY evening for our Mid-week Lent service as we focus on Abraham, who by faith built an ark for the saving of his household. The service begins at 7:00 pm.
THE STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE will be serving a soup and sandwich meal at 6:00pm before the March 18 Lent service. Rev. Mark Frith from LCEF will be joining SOTV for this meal and will proclaim God’s Word as part of the service. Please join us.
WHO IS YOUR ELDER? If you are unsure about which has been assigned to care for you, check out the photos on the wall in the narthex. Your name should be listed under one of the elders. Introduce yourself to him if you haven’t met.
THE NEXT HANGOUT is March 10 at 6:00 PM. Young adults 18-35 are invited to join us for food, fellowship, and study of God’s Word led by Vicar Dailey.
FORTY DAYS FOR LIFE will take place during from February 25 through March 3 on the grounds of the ND State Capitol. Here’s how you can take part in this 40 Day prayer vigil. Vigil location: Southeast lawn of the ND State Capitol. Vigil hours are 8:00am – 8:00 pm daily. Local contact is Diane at 40DaysBisND@gmail.com. Visit https://40daysforlife.com/local-campaigns/bismarck/
MEN’S NETWORK will take place on Saturday, March 23, 9-11 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Mandan. Join us for breakfast, fellowship, and a study on Islam led by Vicar Dailey.
A WORKSHOP FOR all young men high school age and older will take place on March 21 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Circle C Ranch. Pastor Marcis and Vicar Durham from Zion Lutheran Church will look what it means to be a king, warrior, mentor, and friend based on the book “Four Pillars Of A Man’s Heart” by Stu Weber. Registration fee is $25.00 and will covered by SOTV for youth. Registration is due March 16.
YOUTH IN GRADE 6-12 are invited to the Higher Things Regional retreat at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Minot, March 27-28. The theme is “What Is Church?” Pastor Walla and Pastor Matthew Richards will be featured presenters. For more information contact Pastor Wolfgram or go to www.higherthings.org/retreats.
Mar 15: Rev. Robin Fish Sr., Immanuel Lutheran Church of Bartlett Township (Verndale), MN, presents the message: “True Blessedness,” based on Luke 11:14-28. “This Is The Life” program is: “A Gift for Grandpa.” Freddie goes to great lengths to get a gift for Grandpa Fisher and learns valuable lessons along the way. “MAIN STREET LIVING” is a locally-produced TV program that includes a 30-minute worship service led by participating pastors of the Minnesota North and North Dakota Districts of our LCMS, along with a 30-minute Lutheran Hour program (normally “This Is The Life,” along with occasional church-season specials). Programs are broadcast at 10:00am Central (9:00am Mountain) on the following WDAY & affiliate Xtra Channels: KBMY Xtra Channel 17.3 (Channel 594) Bismarck/Dickinson, – as well as the cable and satellite systems carrying these stations. (For a list of cable & satellite stations and their channel assignments in your area, please contact your church office.) MSLN programs are also archived and can be viewed at any time on www.mainstreetliving.com then click on “North (Fargo)”.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO sponsor Easter lilies, there are sign up sheets in the fellowship hall. They are $9.00 each and can be ordered thru April 14th. Lilies may be taken home after Easter. Those not taken home will be planted in the church gardens. Thank you for helping to beautify our church for Easter!
THIS WEEK AT SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY
|4:30pm||Human Care Committee|
|7:00pm||Worship Ash Wednesday|
|7:45pm||Board of Youth|
|Next Sunday||*8:15am||Divine Service|