December 30, 2018


Worship Service [12/30] 8:00 AM and 10:45 AM (Pastor Schultz)

We will NOT have a New Year’s Day Service.

Communion Service [1/6] ] 8:00 AM and 10:45 AM (Pastor Spencer)

Worship Service [1/13] 8:00 AM and 10:45 AM(Pastor Bibler)

Unity Sunday Communion Service [1/20] 10:00 AM (Pastor Schoolcraft)

With 11:30 AM Voters Meeting and Lunch

Worship Service [1/27] 8:00 AM and 10:45 AM(Pastor Bernthal)

 HELP!  Due to restrictions since surgery Mary Girshner needs help with meals.  Could you share your leftover meal, soup or a frozen meal?  Items can be left in the church kitchen to be picked up.  Please let me know.

Shirley Bernthal, 631-9971

 THANK YOU  Many thanks to John Jenkins for taking the group to the Arkansas/Nebraska ladies basketball game.  It was a good game and everyone enjoyed the evening.  Ten fans attended and it was really a fun time.

Omar & Ione Kauffeld

THE LUTHERAN HOUR   Today on KURM (790 AM) at 12:30 P.M. & The Bott Radio Network at 8 A.M. on 89.3 F.M.  ‘A Long Good-By”  Guest Speaker: Dr. Dean Nadasdy  As the year comes to a close, we likely have regrets and guilt.  We can beat ourselves up over work left undone, but Jesus Christ has assured us that He is your hope.  His grace is more than sufficient to take us into another year and give us peace.  (Luke 2:27-32)



9:30-10:30 A.M. – Pam Pickett concludes a study on the Book of Isaiah in Classroom 1.

9:30-10:30 A.M Libby Garner leads a Beth Moore study for women in the Conference Room.

9:30-10:30 A.M Dave Lehenbauer

leads a study for the men in Classroom 2 on the book of Romans.

Monday   2nd & 4th Mondays at 2:00pm. – Led by Vern Schaefer Rotating Hostesses: Herb & Shirley Bernthal, Spike & Dolores Hermes, Joe & Barbara Raleigh, Maxine Reihman & Betty Jensen

 Tuesday  2nd & 4th Tuesdays @ 2:00 pm Pastor Bernthal’s Bible Class


Simeon had to wait for the consolation of Israel (Luke 2:25). No doubt his unfulfilled longings robbed him of dignity in the eyes of observers. But his extended approach toward death gave uplifting witness to the Lord’s relentless faithfulness. Equipped with this greater dignity, Simeon offered even his sufferings as sacrifice to serve the Lord’s will and the wellbeing of others. As we also die with Christ, He dignifies our deaths as well. Ancient of Days, we commend our lives and our deaths into Your hands. Amen.

LIFE QUOTES   “God’s time is not our time. He sees the whole, but also more than the whole, as each whole life is a part of a larger picture beyond our sight lines. To accomplish His purposes, God takes His time, not ours.” James M. Kushiner, The Fellowship of St. James--If you wish to support this group, you may do so through their website:

HELPING HANDS  Holy Trinity is scheduled to assist at Helping Hands on January 26, 2019.  The signup sheet has been posted in the Narthex.  There are still openings.  Please help.

ADULT BIBLE CLASS  I have an announcements regarding my Bible class meeting in classroom one.  Starting TODAY, we will start a new study.  The study will concentrate on Old Testament People.  We will begin with Joshua and then study Ruth, Samuel, David and Solomon.  Men and women, younger and older you are all invited and welcomed to join us.  If you have any questions please contact Pam Pickett.

 CHRISTMAS CARDS  Please remember to donate your Christmas cards to mission crafts after the holidays.  There is a bin in the Narthex where you can leave them.  Thank you so much.

7 Up's For a Christian

 1.   Wake Up !!

Decide to have a good day.

 "Today is the day the Lord hath made; let us rejoice and be glad in it." Psalms 118:24

 2.   Dress Up !!

The best way to dress up is to put on a smile. A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

"The Lord does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at outward appearance; but the Lord looks at the heart." I Samuel 16:7

3.  Shut Up!!

Say nice things and learn to listen. God gave us two ears and one mouth, so He must have meant for us to do twice as much listening as talking.

"He who guards his lips guards his soul." Proverbs 13:3

 4.  Stand Up!! ... For what you believe in.

Stand for something or you will fall for anything.

"Let us not be weary in doing good; for at the proper time, we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good..." Galatians 6:9-10

 5.  Look Up !!... To the Lord.

"I can do everything through Christ who strengthens me". Philippians 4:13

 6.  Reach Up !!... For something higher.

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him, and He will direct your path." Proverbs 3:5-6

 7.  Lift Up !!... Your Prayers.

 "Do not worry about anything; instead PRAY ABOUT EVERYTHING." Philippans 4:6


December 30, 2018 through January 5, 2019


Worship                                                             8:00 A.M.

Bible Study/Sunday School                              9:30 A.M.

Handbell Choir                                                  9:30 A.M.

Worship                                                           10:45 A.M


Cameron’s Day Off


New Year’s Day, Office Closed


News & Notes Due                                          12:00 P.M.

Staff Meeting                                                   12:00 P.M.


Assemble Bulletin                                             1:00 P.M.


Communion                                                       8:00 A.M.

Bible Study/Sunday School                              9:30 A.M.

Handbell Choir                                                  9:30 A.M.

Communion                                                     10:45 A.M.


 Circuit Church– LIVING SAVIOR,  Bethel Heights

Pray that God would guide the outreach of the congregation and the assimilation of new members. 

 Church Ministry—Education Minintry Team - Lord, give this team a burning desire to educate and share their love of you.

 Pray also for our Military:  Especially remember, Timothy Gibson, son of Harry and Ann Gibson, serving in the U.S. Navy.