Third Sunday after Pentecost (Series C) June 5th, 2013 Gospel: Luke 7:11-17 Epistle: Galatians 1:11-24 Lesson: 1 Kings 17:17-24 Psalm: Psalm 30 CLB Commentary – Dr. Gaylan Mathiesen Picture the scene—it’s a hot day in northern Galilee, the sun glaring overhead as a large funeral procession gathers outside the home of a now doubly-grieved widow. As per the custom,
Pray for Pastor Clint Knutson (Birch Hills Community and Saron Lutheran Churches) who has completed his studies at LBS and will continue to serve these churches.
Give thanks for all those who have sacrificed for our country and the liberties that we enjoy. Pray for those who are serving today.
Pray for the seniors who will be graduating today. Pray for God’s will to be done in their lives as they take their next life steps.
Last month about 130 people went to Mexico (Borderless) and 25 went to the Dominican Republic (Hillcrest) to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. Pray that the seeds that were planted will bear fruit for the kingdom.
For the second year in a row, the Central Region is sponsoring a worship leaders retreat at IPOINT. This year’s retreat is being held November 18-19. The cost for this two-day retreat is $72 per person. There is a $10 discount if you register before November 1. NEW THIS YEAR: Guests have the option
Pray for Peace Lutheran Church (Calgary, AB) as they consider final steps in forming a ministry partnership with Grace and Truth Church, a Calgary Mandarin speaking congregation which we expect will be seeking membership in the CLBC in the months ahead.
Pray for us as we continue to prepare for our WMCLB convention on July 16th. The theme is “His Song in the Night”, with special music by Mary Beth Carlson. Please join us.
Pray that God will make clear His will as the church investigates options which will allow them to hold worship services in northern Fontana/Rancho Cucamonga. Pray also for God’s provision for their finances.
Praise the Lord that we are able to remain in our current rented church facility. Pray for us as we seek pastoral care and preaching as our primary pulpit supply pastor, Randy (and Linda) Paulson, move to Colorado.
Pray for God’s favor over the building project at our West Campus as we begin construction on an expansion of our facility.
Pray for our new after-school tutoring and mentoring program, “Finish Strong.” Pray that we can help these kids to finish strong at home, at school, at life and in the eternal life to come.