Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost                 Oct. 22, 2017                            

SERVICE:  (Sun.)   8:30 AM – Contemporary Svc.

11:00 AM – Traditional Svc, w/comm.

Divine Svc. I, page 15

HYMNS: (Late. Svc.) #559 + #806 + #789 + Comm. Hymns #783 & #637

LESSONS: Numbers 18:21-28 + 2 Corinthians 9:6-15 + Matthew 6:1-4


(Sun.)   Ushers: 8:30 a.m.:  Rob Scholie, Dennis Hagenbuch,

Jed Chrestensen, Zachary Lynch

11:00 a.m.:  Sam Coates, Ken Clark,

Gary Worrall, Jerry Smith

Elders:  Warren Weingarten (Early)

Don Kuiper, Gary Worrall (Late)

Acolytes:  Myah Campioni (Early)

Xander Nordmark, Mikko Salmi (Late)

Lay Reader: John Pemberton

Greeters: Wayne Volk, Pauline Kokkonen (Early)

Jean Pemberton, Lori Nordmark (Late)

Office Information:

Open Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-3:30pm



Pastor: Aaron Gehrke;

Director of Youth & Campus Ministry: Marcus Huff:

Office Manager: Judy Fenske;

Facilities Manager: Don Kuiper;

Business manager: Jason Auel;

Volunteer Ministry Staff:

Worship Support: Lou Ann Vitton;

Group Life: Rob & Anne Cooke;

Community: Kerri Mayra;

Children’s Ministry: Abby Gehrke;

TO ALL VISITORS ATTENDING WORSHIP THIS MORNING:  We are thankful that you are worshiping our Lord and Savior Jesus with us.  Part of worshiping our Lord is bringing our financial gifts in the form of offerings to support the ministry of Christ’s church.  As our guest today, please do not feel obligated to give an offering.  We are just thankful that you are here and hope you will continue to worship with us. Want to give your offerings online? Go to or text “copperluth” to 77977 from your smartphone to get started.

 HOLY COMMUNION: In preparation to receive the Lord’s Supper, please ask yourself these questions: Have I confessed and repented of my sins? Do I believe that in this Sacrament I am receiving the actual body and blood of Christ, under the bread and wine, into my mouth, for the forgiveness of my sins? Do I share the confession and wish to participate in the unity of this congregation? Will I, with the Lord’s help, amend my sinful life? If you answer, “yes” to all of these questions, please join us for this blessed gift from God for our forgiveness.

If you need a gluten free wafer, please ask the pastor when you are kneeling at the rail.

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Church Communications Updates

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POINSETTIA PLANTS:  If you would like to order Poinsettia Plants for Christmas, please sign the sheet located on the table outside the multi-purpose room or contact the church office at 482-4750 by Sunday, November 12th.  Cost of the plant is $20.  Only those plants that have been paid for will be ordered.  You may take your plant home after Christmas Eve Svc. if you wish.

ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT – Will take place on Thursday, November 30, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  This is a change in date from December 3 to November 30.  We look forward to having the Noteworthy Singers as part of the evening’s program at this important time of year, as we anticipate the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ.  Watch for signup sheets for both hostess tables and for all who would like to attend as guests.  We invite ALL the ladies in our midst to join us on this special, elegant evening.

71st ANNUAL BAZAAR, BAKE SALE, & TEA – Is planned for Saturday, November 18, from noon-3:00 p.m.  We welcome donations of items for the bake sale, the tea table, the crafts table, and the White Elephant table.  We also welcome volunteer helpers.  It’s a busy day!  Funds raised go toward missions, both near and far.

DORCAS BAKE SALE, 10-15-17 – Thank you to all who donated baked goods and to all who purchased them.  Funds raised at the Sale were sent to the local Life Outreach Center in Houghton to help underwrite the cost of the meal at their Annual Fundraising Banquet on October 24 at the Siskiwit Hall in Calumet.

SENIOR SAINTS – Will meet this coming Thursday, October 26, starting at noon with lunch.  Program for the day will feature Stan Vitton, who will share his study of glacial history of the Keweenaw Peninsula titled “Evidence for an Epic Portage Lake Flood.”  We invite all seniors in our midst to join us that day to enjoy a good meal, fun fellowship, and go back several thousand years in time, thanks to Stan’s presentation.  Contact John or Jean Pemberton (487-9412), if questions or further information.


Sunday            8:30 AM                    Contemporary Svc.

9:45 AM                        Education Classes

10:00 AM                       New Member Class

11:00 AM                       Traditional Svc., w/comm.

Tuesday          7:30 AM                      Men’s Bible Study

10:30 AM                       Women’s Bible Study

Wednesday     9:00 AM                     Parents Day Out

4:00 PM                        Confirmation Class

Thursday       12:00 PM                      Sr. Saints

Next Sunday   8:30 AM                     Contemporary Svc., w/comm.

9:45 AM                        Education Classes

10:00 AM                       New Member Class

11:00 AM                       Traditional Svc., w/comm.

“Lutheran Hour” Radio Ministry, Sunday 8:30 AM, WHKB 102.3FM


Sun. 10/15 – (8:30) 165 + (11:00) 131 = 296


Offerings Received to Date: $348,644.54

Weekly Operating Budget Need: $8,807 – Offerings Last Week:  $9,112.36