First Sunday in Advent (Series B) December 3, 2017 Gospel: Mark 11:1-10 or Mark 13:24-37 Epistle: 1 Cor. 1:3-9 Lesson: Is. 64:1-9 Psalm: Psalm 80:1-7 CLB Commentary – Rev. Ken Narvesen Advent…Palm Sunday…both are about the Kingdom of God. The only way to properly prepare for Christmas is to think in terms of not just
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Several of the CLBC churches are looking to fill pastoral positions. Pray for these churches as they seek God’s direction for these pastoral roles: Faith/ Trinity. Estevan/Torquay – associate pastor; Rock of Ages, Saskatoon – outreach minister; Resurrection, Camrose – lead pastor.
Rock of Ages is considering a remodel of our sanctuary. For a small congregation this is a noteworthy task but we feel it is the right move to make in moving ROA forward. Please pray for wise planning, money management, patience and that all the glory will go to God.
Pray for Pastor Erick Sorensen as he continues a new home Bible Study. Pray for his family and for opportunities to continue to open up for conversations that will bring city people to Jesus.
Pray for our Call Committee and the man whom God will provide to fill our Associate Pastor opening.
Pray for our weekly “Fantastic Fridays” ministry that started in September, as we reach out to children in our neighborhood from K-8th grade in English and many of their parents in Chinese. God has been blessing this joint outreach ministry between our English and Chinese departments.
Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost (Series A) November 26, 2017 Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46 Epistle: 1 Cor 15:20-28 Lesson: Ezek 34:11-16, 20-24 Psalm: Psalm 95:1-7a CLB Commentary – Prof. Brad Pribbenow In college I came into possession of an old cassette tape (!) of Keith Green’s music. Keith Green is perhaps best known as the co-writer of
Pray for our Jr. High Youth as they gather for a lock-in. Pray for meaningful conversations and for relationships to be strengthened with our youth. Many are not from our church and we pray that the truth of the Gospel will take root and grow and then be spread throughout the surrounding communities.
Our Women’s Mission Fellowship will be hosting the Fall Festival Dinner tonight. Our guest will be Steve Fry from Platte, SD. Pray that Steve’s message will be blessed.
We recently began the Financial Peace University program as both a means to help our church families steward God’s resources better and as a means to reach out to our community. Pray for those attending that both objectives will be accomplished.
Pray for the team of workers from Bethel that are headed to TX to give hurricane relief aid. Pray for safety and that God will use their work there to connect people to Jesus.
Pilgrim hosts a Veteran’s Day dinner for veterans and their guests. Pray that this is a good outreach and meaningful celebration.