Bulletin August 3-4, 2019

#705:1,3,4. (10:00) “Take My Life, ... Main Level: CR-Conference Room GR-Gathering Room LI-Library NA-Narthex SA-Sanctuary NS-Nursery. Lower Level: ...

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Bethany Lutheran Church welcomes you to worship!

August 4, 2019 8:00 & 10:00 a.m. • Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Order of Worship We Gather Prelude (8:00) / Gathering Music (10:00) Welcome Confession and Forgiveness Gathering Hymn (8:00) “Glorious Things of You Are Spoken” #647 (10:00) “Praise and Thanksgiving” #689 Apostolic Greeting Hymn of Praise (8:00) “Glory Be to God” Page 204 Prayer of the Day We Hear God’s Word Reading (8:00) Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23 Bible, 536-537 Children’s Song “Jesus Loves the Little Children” Children’s Moment Pastor Grant Gospel Acclamation (8:00) “Alleluia” Page 205 (10:00) “Halle, Halle, Hallelujah” #172 Gospel Reading Luke 12:13-21 Bible, 847 Message “A Fool and his Money…” Pastor Grant Hymn of the Day (8:00) “God of Grace and God of Glory” #705:1,3,4 (10:00) “Take My Life, That I May Be” #583 Apostles’ Creed Prayers of Intercession / Sharing of Peace We Celebrate the Lord’s Supper Offering / Offertory Text Giving Available: 715-303-3484 Offertory Prayer Holy Communion Distribution Hymns 8:00 10:00 “One Bread, One Body” #496 “Taste and See” #493 “O Living Bread from Heaven” #542 “Let Us Be Bread” Sending of Communion (8:00) / Prayer after Communion (10:00) We Are Sent Announcements Blessing Sending Hymn (8:00) “Son of God, Eternal Savior” #655 (10:00) “Forever” Dismissal

The WeekAhead • August 4 - 10, 2019 Sunday


Food Pantry Collection 8:00 AM Worship 10:00 AM Worship 12:30-5:30 PM RC Symphony Rehearsal/GR

8:15-9:20 AM Strong Bodies/107-109 Monday 8:30 AM Staff Meeting/YR 10:45 AM Caring Community Coords/CR 1:00-4:00 PM Quilting/QR




1:30 PM Dove Nursing Home Worship 2:15 PM Heritage Lakeside Nursing Home Worship 7:00 PM Red Cedar Symphony Board Meeting/CR

12:00-6:00 PM Red Cross Blood Drive/FH

Wednesday 8:15-9:20 AM Strong Bodies/107-109 12:00-6:00 PM Red Cross Blood Drive/FH


Thursday 5:00 PM Worship & Music/NA 5:30 PM Stewardship/CR 8:00 PM AA/3F






7:00 AM Men of Bethany at Maxine’s 5:30 PM Worship

Main Level: CR-Conference Room GR-Gathering Room LI-Library NA-Narthex SA-Sanctuary NS-Nursery Lower Level: LL-Luther Lecture FH-Fellowship Hall QR-Quilting Room YR-Youth Room Upper Level: 3F-3rd Floor

Liturgical Acknowledgments: From Sundays and Seasons.com. Copyright © 2018 Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #SAS006893.

Text Giving Available: 715-303-3484

A Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Bethany Lutheran Church 35 W. Messenger Street • Rice Lake, WI 54868 • Church Office: 715-234-9028 Email: [email protected] Live Radio Broadcast: Sundays 8:00 a.m. WJMC 96.1 FM & 1240 AM Website: www.bethanyricelake.org Facebook: Bethany Lutheran - Rice Lake, WI Live Streaming: Sundays 10:00 a.m. on Bethany’s website

Cable Broadcast: Channel 69, 97 & 992 Sundays 11:00 AM & 7:00 PM; Thursdays 7:00 PM

Worship Schedule: Saturdays 5:30 PM; Sundays 8:00 & 10:00 AM

Prayer Ministry

New Prayers for Members: Ongoing Prayers for Members: Sandie Anderson • Delores Bjugstad • Judy Dahlgren • Kris Eastwold • Lois Gravunder • Jim Hagen • Paulette Hanson • Bob (Heidi) Johnson • Sid Johnson • Kathy Osterloth • Randy Read • Virginia Tronstad • Jaci Willhite New Prayers for Family & Friends of Members: Ongoing Prayers for Family & Friends of Members: Karen Kahl Burch • Charles Kahl • Clara Kern • Marian Kern • Al Loew • Kaye Olson • Holly Thompson • Stephanie Zahrbock Active Military Duty: Tanner Cernick • Tanner Ely • Brandon Khardian • Samuel Krebs • Jonathan Marsh • Ethan Nieman • Alain Pierre • Jason Randall • Mike Rath • Abby Ring Praise & Thanksgiving for the Marriage of: Josie Buckley and Matt Juneau on August 3. Flowers on the Altar on Sunday: In honor of the wedding of Josie Buckley and Matt Juneau. Hospitality Hour: Sponsored in honor of their 45th wedding anniversary by Ted & Carol Hakala.

You may make requests for the Prayer Ministry by calling the Prayer Chain Coordinator, Lynn Sulackow at 715-418-3110 or the church office at 715-234-9028. You can also email [email protected] or fill out a request form on Bethany’s website.

Prayers for Our Home Members

Virgie Anderson • Edie Berg • June Brunette • Nancy Brunner • Marian Chinnock • Kay Dahlgren • Foster & Shirley Dunwiddie • Kris Eastwold • Pauline Eidahl • Gene Gilbertson • Susan Heinecke • Dagmar Jacobson • Alice Johnson • Slim Peterson • Howard Pitts • Randy Read • Nadyne Reiten • Janie Riggs • Colleen Timm • Jaci Willhite

Congregational Leaders & Staff

Ministers: All Members • Ministry Team: Grant Aaseng, Lead Pastor; Luci Sesvold, Associate Pastor; Director of Worship, Music & Congregational Involvement: Amy Brekke • Director of Education & Youth Ministries: Angie Buchli • Director of Business: Dawn Paul • Communications & Publications Specialist: Leah Hullinger • Custodian: Kim White-Christensen • Council President: Chick Feather • Other Council Members: Mal Bailey, Paul Baribeau, Julie Bever, Mike Diercks, Rachel Engel, Bill Evans, Alexa Giddings, Mike Husak, Jennifer Nelson, Ed Skaw, Brad Wiedmann, Dave Wilson

Pastor Grant Aaseng Cell: 715-205-8789

Scott Burns (Intern) Cell: 218-341-8575

Children in Worship

Your children are welcome here! Find a seat that works well for your family. To help children learn and grow in their faith, we offer several activities and amenities: Activity Bags are located near the Sanctuary entrance. Creation Station is located on the west side of the Sanctuary and is a part of the Children’s Moment each week. Children are encouraged to color a picture and give it as their offering. Nursery is located by the bathrooms at the top of the Newton Street stairs. We offer a staffed nursery at both Sunday services for children five years old and younger. A Changing Table & Child-sized Restroom is located in the Nursery and is available at all times.

School Kits are ready to be filled! It’s time to fill the School Kits again! There are brightly colored, cloth drawstring bags on a table in the Narthex just waiting to be picked up and stuffed with school supplies. There is a list of needed supplies in each bag. Please Note: we can only send 70-count notebooks in the kits, not other sizes. Please only purchase what is asked for on the supply list. Completed bags can be put back on the table where they will be collected and readied for shipping to Lutheran World Relief.

One Word: Possibilities

All Women are invited to the annual Heart of the North Women’s Retreat at Luther Park Bible Camp on August 12-13! For more details, look in the July Good NewsBreak. Registration forms can be found in the newsletter as well as in the office.

Green Team Collections Current Collection: gently used shoes for Soles for Souls Continuously: Used batteries – AA, AAA, C, D and 9-volt and used ink cartridges from printers (no toner cartridges please) and used markers

It’s coming ... our huge Mission Jamaica garage sale! We will need help on and off between August 21-22 for set up and August 23-24 for the sale itself. Sale hours are from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Friday and 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Beginning around 2:00 p.m. Saturday, we would appreciate anybody who can help with trucks or backs to deliver what’s left to a few places. If you have questions, please call Dave or Lenae Sovacool at 715-790-0729. Thank you already because I know you’ll help. ~Leni & Dave