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December 29, 2021  

December 29, 2021

December 29, 2021
    • Devotion: 
      • Matthew 2:16-18 Then Herod, when he saw that he was deceived by the wise men, was exceedingly angry; and he sent forth and put to death all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all its districts, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the wise men. 17 Then was fulfilled what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying: 18 "A voice was heard in Ramah, Lamentation, weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, Refusing to be comforted, Because they are no more." 
    • Weekly Update and Reminders:
      • Christmas/New Year’s Schedule
        • New Year’s Eve Worship with Holy Communion - Friday, December 31st at 6pm
        • New Year’s Day Song Service - Saturday, January 1st at 10am
          • Regular weekend service times: 
            • Saturday, January 1st at 6pm (Communion), No SS / Bible Class
            • Sunday, January 2nd at 10am (Communion), No SS / Bible Class
      • Weekend Sunday School/Bible Class continues Jan. 8th with - “Why Membership Matters”
      • Wednesday Online Bible Class  Break until January - (Gospel of Mark chapter 9)
        • Requested to record the studies to share with members afterwards. 
      • What We Believe - Website under “About,” What We Believe (bulletin)
      • Volunteers Needed for our PTO: Can you help?
        • We’re looking for help at Kiwanis Holiday Lights. Following Christmas, we will need a total of 6 hours (2-3 volunteers) on Jan 1, 2, or 8 to help with tear-down of the lights and at least 1 person to remove the decorations from the ILS tree. Volunteers need to be at least 16 years old, so high school students that are 16+ are welcome to help. 
        • Sign up on your own using the link below or email/call Sarah Kruse (sarah.kruse@mnsu.edu or 507-380-6018). https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1RvHKfWyb3AK32eyiepnQm5GNWjuqTxG3Xins-XBkhhc/edit#gid=0
      • READ THE BIBLE IN 2022 Looking for a worthwhile and meaningful New Year's Resolution for 2022? This year Pastor Naumann has planned a church wide opportunity to read the Bible together. Pamphlets will be available for you to take home and track your readings so that you will read the entire Bible during 2022. Each day amounts to reading 3-4 chapters of Holy Scripture. We are also encouraging you to sign up to show your commitment to reading God's Word this year. The signup sheet and pamphlets should be available. God promises to bless the reading and hearing of His Word, so we know that He will bless all of us as we pursue this valuable endeavor! 
  • Prayer List
    • Edna Schmitt is returning home after surgery today. 
    • Chris Nelson is recovering from successful knee surgery.
    • Sue Heise has recovered from COVID, but as an infection in her leg. 
  • Doctrine of the Day
    • Looking to this coming weekend: 
      • Pericope Catechism Theme: Murder 
  • Hymn of the Day: 273 “Sweet Flowerets of the Martyr Band” (TLH)