Monday, August 1, 2016


Aug 7     Proper 14 ~ Divine Service Setting #3 ~   Luke 12:32-40 "Your Faith is Showing!"
Almighty and merciful God, it is by Your grace that we live as Your people who offer acceptable service. Grant that we may walk by faith, and not by sight, in the way that leads to eternal life;

Aug 14  Proper 15 ~ Prayer and Preaching ~ Luke 12:51 “The fire of God’s Word divides”
Merciful Lord, cleanse and defend Your Church by the sacrifice of Christ. United with Him in Holy Baptism, give us grace to receive with thanksgiving the fruits of His redeeming work and daily follow in His way;

Aug 21 Proper 16 ~ Divine Service Setting #3 ~ Luke 13:22–30 “The Cross Is the Way into the Kingdom”
O Lord, You have called us to enter Your kingdom through the narrow door. Guide us by Your Word and Spirit, and lead us now and always into the feast of Your Son, Jesus Christ,

Aug 28 Proper 17 ~ Divine Service Setting #3 without Communion ~ Luke 7:12-14
“Look who’s coming to dinner.” 
O Lord of grace and mercy, teach us by Your Holy Spirit to follow the example of Your son in true humility, that we may withstand the temptations of the devil and with pure hearts and minds avoid ungodly pride.

With the coming of the month of August, another school year will begin. Our annual meeting of our Wyneken Association will be held at St. John Parish Hall on August 1, 2016 Not only will the budget for the 2016-2017 school year be set but we will also have an accounting of the functioning of our school along with various reports and updates concerning our school’s ministry.

Under the theme “Do everything in Love” ~ 1 Corinthians 16:14 we will begin our forty-eighth year by the grace of God. Because of your sacrificial, first-fruits giving we have been able to make our contributions to our school and fulfill our obligations. The Thrivent Choice and SGO funding sources have helped our congregation reach our goals in a timely manner. Your continued support of our church’s school is deeply appreciated.  As we continue to support our school, we pray the Lord’s blessings on all our endeavors.   

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