Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost (Series A) November 12, 2017 Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13 Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Lesson: Amos 5:18-24 Psalm: Psalm 70 CLB Commentary – Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen This passage is clearly eschatological in its teaching, and it is in response to a question about the end times that the disciples asked in chapter 24:3:
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Pray for Casey Baardson as she shares God’s special word for women at the Women’s Retreat that begins tomorrow. Pray for encouragement and the fellowship for those attending.
Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost (Series A) November 5, 2017 Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12 Epistle: 1 John 3:1-3 Lesson: Revelation 7:(2-8) 9-17 Psalm: Psalm 149 CLB Commentary – Rev. Brent Juliot The Gospel text for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, Matthew 5:1-12, is extremely familiar—both to the preacher and to the congregation. It’s the Beatitudes, which
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This weekend there is a Reformation 500 Celebration planned in Birch Hills, SK. Pray for speaker Pastor Ben Hosch and for many to attend.
Pray for open doors in our community as we invite our neighbors to visit our pumpkin patch. Pray that we will have a successful fundraiser for our youth groups, but more importantly, that God will open hearts for conversation with those in our community.
Thank you for your prayers and support for the CLBA. Your gifts help support the training of men and women, the planting of churches and the spreading of the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Pray for our “God’s Our Rock Song Festival” today as we worship together in praise with songs arranged around the theme of God is Our Rock and as we also celebrate the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s Reformation. Pray for many to attend this worship event.
Tomorrow we will celebrate the confirmation of Kobe Bonnelli, Kelly Hagans, Tate Jamison, Logan Mattern, Isaiah Meisner and Jude Meisner. Pray for these young people as they daily live out the faith in which they’ve been confirmed.
The Western Region is sponsoring a Leadership Retreat in Minot this weekend. Pray for all the church leaders to be encouraged by the teaching and the fellowship as they look to discover new opportunities for ministry in their churches.
We thank the Lord for providing LBS trained pastors for a number of our congregations in the Church of the Lutheran Brethren Canada in recent years. Pray for those currently studying at LBS. – Scott Kopperud, Bob Schultz, Greg Rokos, and Mark Befus.
Quite often our Regional Pastors and their wives are on the road visiting the churches and pastors in their respective regions. Pray for safety for them as they travel and for the relationships they are cultivating with the pastors and church leaders in their care.