A violent wind

Sunday, May 20, 2018


Opening words and prayer

Opening Songs:

     “Sing to the Lord”  STJ # 12

     “Heart with loving heart united”  HWB # 420


Tithes and Offering 


Hearing the word

Children’s Story –  Stan Harder


     “Holy Spirit come with power”  HWB # 26

 (Pre-K and younger children are dismissed to the nursery)

Scripture - Acts 2:1-21

Sermon – “A violent wind”


Responding to the word

Hymn of Response:  (remain seated)

     “Fire of God’s undying flame”    HWB # 129

Theme Verse

Sharing and Prayer

Communion Prep


Sending Hymn: 

     “God is great and God is good”



Assisted listening devices and large print hymnals are available at the audio-visual desk.

The cry room has a speaker so you can continue to listen to the service if you need to step out of the sanctuary.


Verse for 2018

He has shown you, O mortal, what is good.  And what does the Lord require of you?  To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.                             Micah 6:8



Pastor - Dave Nickel

Worship Leader - Jay Waegli

Music Leaders - Thad & Jennifer Miller

Nursery - D&S Nitzsche

Nursery Next Sunday - Riedel

Next Children's Story  - Kathy H

May’s Drivers - Tim & Rachel Balzer

May’s Greeters

Snack Next Sunday  - Maust Olson



Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2

Today - May potluck and baby shower

Sunday, June 3 - June potluck and bridal shower

June 14-16 - Habitat roofing

June 21-24 - Central Plains Conf assembly in Lincoln

June 26-28 - Vacation Bible School 6-8:30 pm


Sunday School

Library  - Adult Class – Uniform Series

Room # 1 - Adult Class –

Room # 6 - Adult Class – Uniform Series – Take 2

Nursery - Preschool

Room # 8 - Grades K-2

Room # 7 - Grades 3-8

Room # 4 - Grades 9-12


Record for May 13

65 - Attendance

$2099 - Offering

$42522 - YTD Budget

$39935 - YTD Offering

-$2587 - YTD Deficit

$1249 - Sharing Fund

$300 - Scholarship Fund

$2269 - Youth Fund

$624 - Children's Sunday School



On Pentecost we encounter the Spirit as a violent wind, and we are changed.



NEXT WEEK Adora Mukuna will have the message, talking about radical hospitality and Habitat for Humanity will share a Good News in Outreach. Adult Sunday School classes are invited to meet in the sanctuary w/ Christy Prang 5/27.


TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME - The next game for the men's slow pitch softball team is on Monday, May the 21st at 6:15 pm at Ballard Field.  Come out and cheer them on!


CELEBRATE – Today, we will celebrate our May potluck and also a baby shower for Denny & Vanessa and Patience & Jackson. Our June potluck will be early (6/3) and will also be a bridal shower for Bryce & Casey and Kelsey & Garrett.


STUDY - The summer Sunday school class will be a class in which we explore church membership, baptism, and catechism together. We will meet in the youth room, and, even if you don't consider yourself "youth," please talk to Dave or an elder (Anita, Dallas, or Wade) if you're interested.


EMAIL – Pastor Dave sends out a weekly email with announcements and prayer requests.  Please email a message to Pastor Dave if you’d like to be added to the list.


CAN YOU HOST? - Anita is coordinating the home stays for Central Plains Conference in Lincoln (June 21-24). Please talk to her if you would be willing to host out-of-town guests that weekend.


CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST -     Pray for the Lao Christian Fellowship in Mountain Lake, Minnesota, and Pastor Pratoomporn (Noi) Harder as they apply to become a member congregation of Central Plains.