Pray for the faculty of Lutheran Brethren Seminary as they prepare their courses for the fall semester. Pray for Dr. Daniel Berge as he begins his role as a professor of New Testament.
Pastor Dean Rostad recently accepted a call to serve as President of Canadian Lutheran Bible Institute in Camrose, AB. He has served as pastor of Resurrection LB Church in Camrose for the past eleven years. Pray for this transition.
Pray for students who have graduated and will be going on to college. Pray that God’s Word, planted in their hearts, continues to grow and influence their lives for His glory.
This week is Pastor’s School which is organized by the ER and hosted by Tuscarora Inn. It is a time of teaching, training and fellowship for our region pastors and families. The teaching will be in the area of conflict reconciliation. Pray for them as they gather together.
Pray for new families to be connected to our church through our IPoint Day Camp which is being hosted by Hope this week.
Pray for Jim and Marilyn Erickson as they pack up their household and move from California to Ankeny, IA. Pray for safe travels and a good transition into their new life in the Midwest.
Please pray for our Youth Director, Zach Leisinger as he continues to heal from a bad motorcycle accident. Pray that he will be restored physically.
Pray for our third annual joint Summer Retreat, which brings the English and Chinese departments of our church together for fellowship, teaching and greater unity. The theme for this year’s retreat is ”Prayer and Evangelism.”
Pray for those ministry leaders gathering for the Global Leadership Summit, which is a powerful two days of world class leadership training. May the leaders attending be equipped to serve even more effectively in the roles that God has called them to.
We have begun the process of calling an associate pastor. Pray for our Call Committee and for the man whom God will provide for this ministry.
Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (Series A) August 20th, 2017 Gospel: Matthew 15:21-28 Epistle: Romans 11:1-2a, 13-15, 28-32 Lesson: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8 Psalm: Psalm 67 CLB Commentary – Dr. Rich Erickson Matthew treats us to a very strange episode in 15:21-28. Many readers find this passage puzzling at best and offensive at worst. How could the loving
Pray for the teens who will participate in our annual youth retreat “The Great Escape” this week. Pray for open hearts to the message of God’s love that will be shared.