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February 19, 2017 Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

2411 Woodlake Road Denison, Texas 75021 903) 465-1016 glcdenison.org

Ministers: Members of Grace Pastor ....................................... Michael J. Mattil Secretary ....................................... Elaine Botka Organist ......................................... Cheryl Mattil Interim Children’s Ministries……....Jeana Parsons


This Week at Grace Today February 19 8:00 a Traditional Worship 9:15 a Sunday School and Bible Class 10:30 a Blended Worship 5:30 p Hand Bells Choir 6:30 p Praise Team Practice Tuesday February 21 7:00 p Anniversary Committee Wednesday February 22 1:00 p Quilters 6:30 p Midweek Thursday February 23 6:30 a Men’s Breakfast Bible Study Friday February 24 7:30 p Family Game Night Next Sunday February 26 9:15 a Sunday School/Bible Class 10:30 a Blended Worship 12:00 p Potluck Dinner 5:30 p Hand Bells Choir 6:30 p Praise Team Practice

Serving This Week 8:00 a.m. Elders 10:30 a.m. Elders Ushers Altar Care Nursery Today Nursery Next Week

Scott Ducote Bryan Hantsche Lindel Davis Paul Schroeder Gorlyn Bronstad Gladys Longpre Pioneer Group Pioneer Group


Worship Service 8:00 10:30

Epiphany 7A LSB3 Welcome Opening Hymn LSB794 The Lord, My God, Be Praised Invocation Confession & Forgiveness Introit Glory Be, Lord have mercy Prayer of the Day Leviticus 19:1–2, 9-18 Gradual 1 Corinthians 3:10–23 Verse Matthew 5:38–48 Nicene Creed Hymn LSB621 Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Sermon Offertory Offering Offering Hymn TLH441 Prayer of the Church Preface Holy, Holy, Holy Lord’s Prayer Words of Institution Peace of the Lord Lamb of God Distribution Song of Simeon Thanksgiving Benediction

Welcome Opening Song Love Is Here Invocation Confession Absolution Eat This Bread Words of Institution Sharing of the Peace Distribution Distribution Hymn LSB794 The Lord, My God, Be Praised Post-Communion Prayer Leviticus 19:1–2, 9-18 1 Corinthians 3:10–23 Praise Team Because He Lives (Amen) Matthew 5:38–48 Prayer of the Day Children’s Sermon Offerings Offering Hymn LSB805 Prayers of the Church Hymn of the Day LSB621 Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence Sermon Benediction Closing Hymn LSB851 Lord of Glory, You Have Bought Us


March 18, at 9:00 a.m. we will have a work day to do variety of jobs around the church. Lunch will be provided.

Sojourners will meet Tuesday, February 28 at 10:00 a.m. Contact Gorlyn at 903-868-0437 for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: Next Sunday there will only be one Worship Service at 10:30 a.m.

What is coming is better than what is gone! Our Congregation is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year! We are planning four special events throughout the year to help us not only remember God’s blessings upon us in the past, but to think about how we can serve God and this community in the future. Our first activity will be on February 26. We have invited Patrick Miller, a son of the congregation who entered the pastoral ministry, to be our preacher for our worship service on that day. We will have a potluck dinner after the worship service. Stay tuned for information about other activities.


EVERYONE is invited to a FAMIILY GAME NIGHT February 24, 7:30 p.m. Bring your favorite game and family snack to share. We’ll play until we drop. Bulletin Board Photos Jane & Gorlyn Bronstad will be taking photos of our members during the month of February. If your photo is not on the board, or if you want to update your photo, come to the Grace Library (at back of Fellowship Hall) after early or late service and have your picture taken!

Pastor’s Adult Instruction Class goes over the basic teachings of Christianity. The class will be held March 24-25. We will meet on Friday from 6:308:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.– 2 p.m. If you would like to be a part of this class, let Pastor know.

Ash Wednesday March 1 Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Worship Service at 7:00 p.m.


LWML We will be compiling Personal Care Kits for Lutheran World Relief. Each week in March and the first part of April, we will collect items for these kits. Only the items listed can be used: Thanks for your help. March 6 - dark towel (40 to 52 inches in length) 13 - single bar of soap 20 - single toothbrush in original package 27 - comb with large teeth (no picks or fine toothed comb) April 3 - metal nail clippers

CEF is offering a Reformation Note. Details: $500 investment amount 9.5% interest rate 7 month term limit of 1 investment per household promotion for a limited time Investors can contact CEF 3 ways: download application at www. TexasCEF.org email at Invest@TexasCEF.org call 1-888-951-1233


February 19 2017