Pray for all the middle schoolers who will be attending Middle School Mania this weekend. Pray that these young lives will be deeply impacted for Jesus.
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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost (Series A) October 22nd, 2017 Gospel: Matthew 22:15-22 Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Lesson: Isaiah 45:1-7 Psalm: Psalm 96:1-9 (10-13) CLB Commentary – Rev. David Rinden How should this text be preached? It seems natural to speak about Jesus’ followers’ obligation to the Kingdom of God and to the kingdom of
Thank you for your service, to our nation, and to our Lord.
Pray for the pastors and elders who are filling the pulpit this fall during Immanuel Lutheran Church’s time of pastoral transition.
Pastor Daniel Stenberg will be installed this Sunday as our new pastor. Pray for Daniel, Karen and their family as they transition into the ministry at Calvary.
Pray for our Council of Directors as they meet today and tomorrow. Pray that God’s plan will be carried out in the decisions made that will guide our church family.
Pray for the members of the Theological Council and for the candidates for pastoral ministry that will be meeting with them. Pray for these new pastors who are being interviewed for ordination and as they pursue God’s call for their lives.
Today at the A.A. Pedersen Lectureship in Preaching, Dr. Reed Lessing will lead us through a study of the book of Job and provide preaching ideas. Pray for renewed passion in our pastors and students to preach the Everlasting Gospel.
Our church will be hosting a “Friendship Sunday.” Pray for those unchurched friends, neighbors, family and co-workers that attend this evangelistic event.
Today Rev. Brad Hoganson will be installed as the new president of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy. Pray for him as he leads. Pray for the students and the staff.
Pray for Pastor Ryan Nilsen as he meets with students to share the “5th Act” vision for church planting and builds relationships with these future leaders.
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Series A) October 15th, 2017 Gospel: Matthew 22:1-14 Epistle: Philippians 4:4-13 Lesson: Isaiah 25:6-9 Psalm: Psalm 23 CLB Commentary – Dr. David Veum The Context: In Matthew 21:23ff the Pharisees questioned the authority of Jesus. They refused to answer his question about the source of John the Baptist’s ministry. He