Welcome and opening words
Hearing the word
Children’s Story – Donna Yost
“Be Thou my vision” # 545
(Pre-K and younger children can go to the nursery)
Scripture - Joshua 24:1-26
Message “Covenant retelling”
Responding to the word
Hymn of Response: (remain seated)
“Bless’d be the God of Israel # 174
Sharing and Prayer
Tithes and Offering
Sending - Jim Janzen and Carol Knieriem
“Sent forth by God’s blessing” # 478
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.
God calls us “holy” and “priestly”: set apart for the purpose to serve in God’s reconciliation of the world.
Pastor - Dave Nickel
Worship Leader - Holly Rocole
Music Leaders - Julie/Jeremy Laura/Rachel
Nursery - The Mukuna Family
Nursery Next Sunday - A &S Nitzsche
Next Children's Story - Doug Fast
October’s Drivers - Anita Breckbill
October’s Greeters - Chad & Kathy Boshart
Snack Next Sunday - POTLUCK
Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2
Sunday, Oct 14 - CROP walk at First Lutheran @ 1pm
Sunday, Oct 14 - Harvest Party - CANCELED
Tuesday, Oct 16 - “Parables" performance at FMC @ 7pm
Wednesday, Oct 24 - Trunk or Treat at FMC
Nov 7-8 MCC - Meat Canning in Newton, KS
Library - Adult Class – Uniform Series
Room # 1 - Adult Class – Sacred Pauses
Room # 6 - Adult Class – Uniform Series – Take 2
High School Room - Community/Communion, Baptism, and Church Membership
Nursery - Preschool & Kindergarten
Room # 8 - Grades 1-2
Room # 7 - Grades 3-6
Room # 4 - Grades 9-12
Record for October 7
$ 837 - Offering
$ 89,520 - YTD Budget
$ 82,269 - YTD Offering
- $ 7,251 - YTD Deficit
THE CROP WALK is today, October 14, departing from First Lutheran Church. Please talk to Kevin Haake if you're interested in participating.
CANCELED – Due to some really cold and rainy weather, we will cancel our Harvest Party at the Boshart’s pumpkin patch, scheduled for tonight.
TRUNK OR TREAT – The Outreach Commission needs you! Can you decorate your "trunk" and help us serve our neighbors? Let your imagination run wild! Wednesday, October 24th 6-7:30pm. Contact Kathy Boshart or the Outreach Commission with questions.
MAKE MEDICARE AN EASY STEP - Gain confidence and clarity about moving to Medicare with guidance from Everence, a faith-based organization that partners with our church. Join an upcoming webinar: Wednesday, Oct. 17: 2 or 8 p.m. (EDT). Learn your key steps to getting Medicare, how to move from current coverage, plus enrollment details and deadlines. To register, visit everence.com/MedicareMadeEasy or contact Melissa Short. For more information, or if you want to join the webinar, contact Rick Stauffer.
CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for Central Plains congregations who are seeking long-term pastors.
GOSHEN COLLEGE's "Parables" is coming to Lincoln on Tuesday October 16 for a service music, drama, faith stories and congregational participation
MEAT CANNING – Dallas Schlegel is planning a trip to MCC meat canning in Newton on Nov 7-8. Please talk to him if you are interested in participating.
MEGAN IS IN NEPAL - You can follow her adventures with MCC SALT at https://meganeisenbeis.wordpress.com/ There's a "Thank You" on the bulletin board from Megan's mom, and there are prayer cards posted below it for us to post on our refrigerators to help us remember to keep Megan in our prayers.
NURTURE COMMITTEE UPDATE - The nurture committee is partly responsible for developing some of our schedules. This year, the schedulers will be: transportation - Barb Schlegel; nursery - Laure Nickel; greeters - Jolene Boshart. If you are not on these schedules and would like to help with these aspects of FMC, please let us know.
We are also responsible for the makeup of small groups. If you are not in a small group and would like to get involved in one, please talk to Jolene, Laura or Barb. Thank you!!