January 27, 2019

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

Communion (Feed My Sheep)[2/3] 8:00 AM and 10:45 AM (Pastor Hudak)

Worship Service [2/10] 8:00 AM and 10:45 AM(Pastor Schultz)

Communion [2/17] 8:00 AM and 10:45 AM (Pastor Schoolcraft

Worship Service [2/24] 8:00 AM and 10:45 AM(Pastor Bibler)

MUSIC MINISTRY - We are beginning a new season of rehearsals in the Music Ministry on Wed., Jan. 23rd. Choir will meet from 6:30-7:30pm and Praise Group will meet from 7:30-8:30pm. We are also planning on having the Orchestra play on Easter Sun., Apr. 21st, if you have been playing an instrument for 3 or more years. If you are interested in participating in the Music Ministry in any way (Choir, Praise Group, Bells, Orchestra, solos, or duets), please see LeAnn Girshner or email her at maestro_LMM@yahoo.com

PRAYER REQUEST  Gloria Sommers has requested prayers.  She has been referred to Little Rock for additional eye surgery made necessary by her continued double vision.  Definite date is unknown at this time. 

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.  “Surrender to Start New" Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler Starting a new life involves surrender-a break with the past. In that sur-render, the past can be restored. (John 2:1-25)



8:45 A.M. – Pam Pickett leads a study of Joshua.

8:45 A.M Libby Garner leads a Beth Moore study for women in the Conference Room.

8:45 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.

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

BIBLE STUDY – CLASSROOM 1  Are you involved in a Bible study class?  If not, we would love to have you join us in Classroom 1 where we are taking a verse by verse look at the book of Joshua.  Think the Old Testament is boring?  That it’s not relevant?  Oh no my friend, just the opposite.  Wars, miracles, lessons in prayer life – all at the same time!  We begin at 9:30 a.m. Sunday mornings, hope to see you there.

Pam Pickett


It’s never just a personal choice when the devil deceives people into using death as a solution. Baptism into Christ’s family makes us brothers’ and sisters’ keepers. “If one member suffers, all suffer together …” (1 Corinthians 12:26a). Our Gospel-motivated voices can keep endangered neighbors from suffering with life-and-death situations in silence and solitude. Lending our shoulders to help carry their crosses can change hearts, save lives, and gain their fellowship.  (Epiphany III)

LIFE QUOTES  “The most fundamental fact of modern biology is that your body is in a continual state of change and development from cradle to grave. Yet, through all the changes, your identity remains the same.” Rev. Jonathan Lange, district life coordinator for the Wyoming District LCMS --If you wish to support this group, you may do so through their website: www.lutheransforlife.org

SR. HIGH LINKT RETREAT – FEB 15-17TH Attention Sr High Youth, your LinkT Retreat is right around the corner! This is great weekend of worship, crazy games and adventures, and deep dives into faith. We will leave around 5pm that Friday and be back around 4pm that Sunday. Cost is $50 a student to help cover food, registration, and travel. Deadline for sign up is Sunday, January 13th.

HISPANIC MINISTRY needs your help! Want to make a difference in your community?  We do that.  Every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 we offer both a beginning and an intermediate English as a Second Language class for free to anyone who wants to come.  We make friends for life and help to improve our friends' lives by teaching them English and loving them.  We have 13 students this semester and need your help ! Please contact Peggy Jones at 479-633-2050 if you have an hour or so to spare each week.  We can put you right to work!!

CHRISTMAS DECORATION COMMITTEE  Thank you SO much for helping take down the Christmas decorations!  It’s amazing how quickly everything comes down and is packed away!  I would like to specifically thank Shirley Bernthal, Ken Rader, Ted and Erin Reinker, Dave and Christy Lehenbauer, Libby Garner, Dan and Laurie Martin, and Matt and Mattie Bolte for helping!           Casey Bolte

OUTREACH MINISTRY TEAM  The Outreach Ministry Team conducted a survey last Fall.  We combined the results of that survey with the results of the recent survey that members responded to in regards to a new pastor and have come up with THREE ‘focus areas’ for 2019.  They are:  Children, Hunger (local), and Charities (local).  The Outreach Ministry team’s goal is to sponsor at least one outreach opportunity a month for our church focused on at least one of these three things.  We will do our best to have a variety of opportunities so everyone can participate as they are able. 

In February, we are teaming up with our own Journeymen Group as well as Sleep In Heavenly Peace – Bentonville to build bunks beds for children in NWAR that are currently sleeping on the floor.  The build date is Saturday, February 23rd from 9am until 1pm.  We will need at least 10 volunteers to help.  The cost of this build is $1,750 which covers supplies, mattresses, bedding, pillows, and liability insurance among other things.  This cost will be covered by the Outreach Ministry Team’s budget.  If you would like to make a donation to this event, please place it in the offering plate marked “Bunk Bed Build”.  If you would like to learn more about Sleep In Heavenly Peace, please visit their website: www.shpbeds.org.  Watch for additional details in future News and Notes as well as the Clarion.  If you have any questions, please see an Outreach Ministry Team member – Casey Bolte or Dave Lehenbauer. 


January 27 through February 2, 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

ESL (Classroom 1)                                            6:30 P.M.


News & Notes Due                                          12:00 P.M.

ESL (Classroom 1)                                            6:30 P.M.

Head to Heart                                                    6:30 P.M.

Choir Rehearsal                                                 6:30 P.M.

Praise Group Rehearsal                                    7:30 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  FAITH,  Bentonville  Pray that God would lead us in His direction and will.

 Church Ministry—Hispanic Ministry Team:  Dear Jesus, help us to spread Your message to our neighbors through a common language.

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