First Evangelical Lutheran Church and School
925 13th St. East, Glencoe, Minnesota 55336
CHURCH OFFICE: 320-864-5522 SCHOOL OFFICE: 320-864-3317
Pastor Daniel Welch: 320-864-2753 Principal Craig Kohls 320-864-4628
Pastor Ronald Mathison: 320-864-5616 E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
WEBSITE: www.firstglencoe.org COMMON CUP: 320-864-5511
E-MAIL: email@example.com PRAYER CHAIN: 320-864-3892 or 320-238-2148
Transfiguration Of Our Lord
March 2, 2014
ORDER OF SERVICE: Setting 1 Page 151
HYMNS: 537, 414, 873, (dist. 821, 680, 636), 417
SERMON: “Blessed Reassurance”
2 Peter 1:16-21 Pastor Dan Welch
ORGANIST: Mr. Rick Grieger
Old Testament – Exodus 24:8-18
Epistle – 2 Peter 1:16-21
Gospel Lesson – Matthew 17:1-9
10:30 AM: “Here I AM, Lord” FLS Grades K-8
“Sharing Christ, Changing Lives”
GUESTS: Welcome! Please complete the friendship register as it is passed to you.
PLEASE JOIN US for Fellowship Time:
Mar. 2 – Day School Board – Lutheran School’s Wk
Mar. 9 – Senior Choir
Mar. 16 – LWML – Sarah Circle
Mar. 23 – Altar Guild
There are still dates open to serve. If you are interested in serving fellowship time, contact the church office.
GOOD MORNING MEN of First Lutheran! Did you know that the work you do is a conduit God works through to do good for His world? Join us Monday night from 7-8 pm in session two of the video topic "Working For The Man Upstairs". You are all invited.
FLS SCHOOL MISSIONS: Please review the mittens on the snowman located next to the church office. If you would like to make a donation, take a “mitten” to the church office with the memo filled out or with your weekly offering.
Lutheran Women's Missionary League
will meet Mon. Mar. 3 at 7 PM. Pastor Mathison will lead us in the prayer service "Joyful, Joyful!"
Guests are welcome to join us in this meaningful prayer service. Refreshments will follow. Executive board meets at 6:30 PM. Bring and item for the local food shelf.
PICK UP YOUR Pictorial Directory in the Church Office between the hours of 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM.
BOARD MEMBERS: Your agendas have been emailed out. No email? Pick up your copy from the work room.
: Known to be hospitalized: Myron Rolf, Ernest (Junior) Voigt, Alvin Schiroo
--For Wayne Alsleben (father-in-law of Michelle Alsleben – Aide at FLS)
Blessed Are Those Who Die In The Lord
--For the family of Ella Trippel, whose funeral was here last Friday. Flowers are placed in her memory.
--For the family of June Howe, whose funeral is here at First Lutheran Church on Tues. Mar. 4 at 2 PM with visitation 1 hour prior.
JOIN US for Adult Bible Study today, led by Pastor Welch from 9:15 – 10:15 AM in the Fellowship Center. The topic is “The Transfiguration” Matthew 17:1-9 – At the transfiguration, Jesus’ glory was unveiled before the disciples. Today, His glory is unveiled for us in the Word preached by the pastor, in the water of Baptism, and in the bread and wine of His Holy Supper. In heaven, we shall see Him in all His glory!
--Next week’s topic
: is “The Temptation of Jesus” – Matthew 4:1-11 – Jesus faced the temptation of Satan for us and resisted it with the Holy Word of God. God’s Word strengthens and enables us to resist Satan and grants us forgiveness when we fail.
JOIN US TODAY for the 7th Annual Luncheon & Silent/Live Auction
in the Fellowship Center to celebrate Lutheran Education. The Silent Auction is from 9 AM – 1 PM and a Live Auction starts at 1 PM. Items can be picked up after 1:30 PM from the Silent Auction. The chili luncheon is 11 AM -1 PM with a free will donation.
FIRST LUTHERN SCHOOL Kindergarten Registration, Tues, Mar. 4, at 6:30 PM in the Kindergarten Room
PLEASE NOTE: There is a page printed upside down in the newsletter for variety – Thank you! J
A MEASURE OF OUR STEWARDSHIP………………
FINANCIALS: For the week of: Feb. 23 – Mar. 1
General Fund & Debt Reduction Receipts $10,429.31
Weekly Budgetary Needs for 2013-14 $20,206.00
Weekly Abundance or (Shortfall) ($9,776.69)
2013-14 Year-to-Date Totals for Feb. 23 – Mar. 1
Receipts = $511,801.12 Budgetary Need - $701,592.76
ATTENDANCE: for the week of: Feb. 23 – Mar. 1
In Worship Communed Visitors Classes
Sunday 432 126 13 85
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ask that the thermostats in the Church building not be adjusted. The systems are programmed to allow the air handling systems to perform properly. We also have to be forever mindful of conserving energy and the Church’s finances.
Ash Wednesday/Mar. 5~ 2 & 7 PM ~ both comn.
V The Garden of Promise: Genesis 3:15
Wed. Mar. 12 ~ 2 & 7 PM
V The Garden of Proclamation: Mark 4:26-29
Wed. Mar. 19 ~ 2 & 7 PM
V The Garden of Repentance: Luke 13:1-9
Wed. Mar. 26 ~ 2 & 7 PM
V The Garden of Passion: Luke 22:39-44
Wed. Apr. 2 ~ 2 & 7 PM
V The Garden of Peace: John 19:38-42
Wed. Apr. 9 ~ 2 & 7 PM
V The Garden of Paradise: Revelation 22:1-6
Maundy Thursday ~ Apr. 17 ~ 2 & 7 PM ~ both comn.
V The Garden of Good Works: John 15:1-5
Good Friday ~ Apr. 18 ~ 2 & 7 PM ~ both comn.
V The Garden of Golgotha: Matthew 27:33
Pastor Mathison will be leading these special services each Wednesday beginning on ASH WEDNESDAY, March 5, with Holy Communion at 2 and 7 PM.
DESSERT will be served by the LWML at 2:45 PM after the 2 PM Lent service.
THE FIRST EDITION BOOK CLUB has chosen “The Artist’s Daughter” by Alexandra Kuykendall for our next selection. We will meet on Tues, Mar. 18 at 6:30 PM in the church sitting area.
WEEKLY SERVICES CABLE TV, CHANNEL 10
Sundays 8:00 & 10:30 AM Wednesdays 6:30 PM
Fridays 5:30 PM
ANGEL SEEDS: Jan. – Mar. will go to McLeod County Food Shelf
ATTENTION THRIVENT MEMBERS - Be sure to direct your Thrivent Choice $ by March 31. After that date, any undirected monies will expire. Go to Thrivent.com/thriventchoice or call 1-800-847-4836 and state “Thrivent Choice.” Have your Thrivent ID # and a friendly rep will help you. Please don’t miss this opportunity to help FLC or FLS!
TWINS TICKETS available for Lutheran Night at MN Twins vs Cleveland. Tues, July 22 at 7:30 pm. Our tickets are in Section 222, Rows 3 – 7 at a cost of $34. Bus Transportation from Glencoe at $8 pp. To reserve your seat, contact Cindy at 238-2148 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE PRAY for our two mission partners for the 2013-14 fiscal year: Rev. Jack & Cathy Carlos serving in Guinea, West Africa and our new mission partners, Rev. Dr. Carl and Deaconess Deborah Rockrohr serving in Ethiopia. A February copy of Rockrohr News & Notes is on each of the entrance stands along with Pray for Us cards.
Therefore . . .
“Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore…stand firm”
(1 Corinthians 15:57, 58).
This Week at First Lutheran
Sun. Mar. 2 Worship, Comn., 8:00 AM
Fellowship Time, 9:00 AM
Sunday Bible Classes, 9:15 AM
Worship, 10:30 AM
FLS Luncheon/Auction, 11:00 AM
FLS Live Auction, 1:00 PM
Mon. Mar. 3 Altar Guild Working Meeting, 1:00 PM
LWML Prayer Service, 7:00 PM
Monday Night Men’s Bible Study, 7 PM
Tues. Mar. 4 Bible Study, 9:30 AM
Stewardship Board, 6:30 PM
FLS Kindergarten Registration, 6:30 PM
Youth Board, 7:00 PM
Wed. Mar. 5 NO Christ Chimes
NO Public Sch. Confirm.
Ash Wednesday Worship, Comn. 2 PM
Dessert Served, 2:45 PM
Gospel Ringers, 6:00 PM
Senior Choir, 6:00 PM
Ash Wednesday Worship, Comn., 7 PM
Thur. Mar. 6 Board of Deacons, 7:00 PM
Board of Trustees, 7:00 PM
Board of Evangelism, 7:00 PM
Christian Ed. Board, 7:00 PM
Sat. Mar. 8 Private Rental, 8:00 AM
Sun. Mar. 9 Worship, 8:00 AM
Fellowship Time, 9:00 AM
Sunday Bible Classes, 9:15 AM
Worship, Comn.,10:30 AM
Youth Gr. 9-12 snacks, 5:30 PM
Youth Bible Study, 6:00 PM
NYG Meeting, 7:00 PM
We believe that the Lord’s Supper is a Sacrament in which Christ’s body and blood are given in and with the bread and wine for the forgiveness of sins (Matt. 26:26-28). When we receive Holy Communion at a church, we show that we agree with the faith that is taught there (1 Cor. 10:14-18).
St. Paul cautions us about receiving the body and blood of Christ in an unworthy manner (1 Cor. 11:27-29). Therefore, we invite to Holy Communion those who have received instruction in the teachings of the Lutheran Church and who agree with the confession of faith as taught in the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. If you are not a member of a LCMS church, we kindly ask that you speak to one of the pastors first.