SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY

LUTHERAN CHURCH

801 E. DENVER AVE.

BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA

PHONE 258-4231

Rev. Lester Wolfgram, Pastor

Vicar Dailey

The Transfiguration of our Lord

February 23, 2020

 

Divine ServiceService of Prayer and PreachingLSB 260
Opening Hymn:“Tis Good Lord To Be Here”LSB 414
Hymn of the Day:“Swiftly Pass The Clouds Of Glory”LSB 416
Closing Hymn:“Alleluia, Song of Gladness”LSB 417

 

THOSE SERVING TODAY

Preacher:                               Pastor Les Wolfgram
Liturgist:                                Pastor Les Wolfgram

Accompanist:                          Shirley Cook and Denise Wolfgram

Elder:                                       Steve Reiman

Ushers:               8:15 am          Micheal Henke & Dwight Cook

10:45 am          Melvin & Greg Sutheimer

Greeters:           8:15 am         Marion Meske

10:45 am         Leslie Watson

Acolyte:             8:15 am          Blake N.

10:45 am          Kallen H.

 

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.

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BE SURE TO take a look at the architect draft for our proposed expansion including kitchen, classrooms, and fellowship space. A congregational forum will take place on March 29 to receive feedback and updates. The facilities committee wants to hear your insights.

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Mar 1:     Rev. Adam Harvala, St. Andrew Lutheran Church, West Fargo, ND, presents the message: “Sweet Merciful Relief,” based on Psalm 32:1-7. “This Is The Life” program is: “Man Adrift”, a Fisher Family episode that discusses the relationship of faith and works. “MAIN STREET LIVING” is a locally-produced TV program that is broadcast 10:00am Central KBMY Xtra Channel 17.3 Bismarck/Dickinson, as well as the cable and satellite systems carrying these stations. MSLN programs are also archived and can be viewed at any time on www.mainstreetliving.com then click on “North (Fargo)”.

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GIDEON Comfort Dog will be at Shepherd of the Valley for a pot-bless “Pet and greet” on Friday, February 28 at 6:00 PM.

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“MERCY IN ACTION” is the theme for the conference that will take place in a few short days at Shepherd of the Valley on February 29. Plan to meet Gideon, official Comfort Dog with Lutheran Church Charities, Rev. Adam Filipek, pastor in Lidgerwood, ND and Chaplain Rick Jones from Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch as they share Christ’s mercy in their various settings. Representatives from Zion and Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran will also share partnerships with the Public Schools in caring for individuals and families. Plan now to attend this exciting conference from 9-3 on Saturday. Lunch will be provided. The cost is $15.00 pre-registration or $20.00 at the door. Register at https://sotv-bis.org/mercy-in-action-registration/.

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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/

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“REMEMBER YOUR LEADERS, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.”   Hebrews 13:7 will serve as the focus for our mid-week Lent services starting on Ash Wednesday. The Board of Elders will provide a soup and sandwich supper beginning at 6:00 pm prior to the Ash Wednesday service on February 26. Special services will take place each week at 7:00 pm focused on Old Testament leaders as highlighted in Hebrews 13. They include Abel, Noah, Abraham, Joseph, and Moses.

 

THIS WEEK AT SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY

Sunday8:15amDivine Service
 9:30amEducation Hour
 10:45amDivine Service
 2:00pmYouth Sleding
 7:00pmCouncil
Monday9:30amQuilters
Tuesday7:30pmElders
Wednesday5:30pmCatechism Instruction
 7:00pmWorship Ash Wednesday
Thursday5:30pmChoir
Friday6:00pmPet & Greet w/ Gideon
Saturday9am – 3pmMercy In Action Conference
Next Sunday*8:15amDivine Service
 9:30amEducation Hour
 *10:45amDivine Service

THOSE SERVING TODAY

Preacher:                               Pastor Les Wolfgram
Liturgist:                                Pastor Les Wolfgram

Accompanist:                          Shirley Cook and Denise Wolfgram

Elder:                                       Steve Reiman

Ushers:               8:15 am          Micheal Henke & Dwight Cook

10:45 am          Melvin & Greg Sutheimer

Greeters:           8:15 am         Marion Meske

10:45 am         Leslie Watson

Acolyte:             8:15 am          Blake N.

10:45 am          Kallen H.

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