Fourth Sunday in Advent                                 Dec. 24, 2017                             

SERVICE:  (Sun.)  10:00 AM – Worship Service

Matins, page 219

HYMNS: (Late. Svc.) #357 + #352 + #349

LESSONS: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 + Romans 16:25-27 + Luke 1:26-38


(Sun.)   Ushers: 10:00 a.m.:  Sam Coates, Ken Clark,

Peter Pietila, Jerry Smith

Elders:  Gary Worrall

Acolytes: Amelia Sander

Greeters: Jean Pemberton, Lori Nordmark

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

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

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BABY SHOWER: “You Are My Sunshine”

“Behold, children are a gift of the Lord. Psalm 127:3

All the women of SS. Peter & Paul are cordially invited to a baby shower for Laura Huff on Sunday, Jan. 14th at 3:00 p.m. in the fellowship room. Laura & Marcus have given us a hint as to what they want/need at Please RSVP by Sunday, Jan. 7th on the sign-up sheet in the Narthex. Also, there is a sign-up sheet for “finger foods” if you would like to contribute to the refreshments for that day. What a joyous occasion to anticipate in the New Year!

 HOLIDAY DIAPER DRIVE! Dec. 1st – 31st: Please help support families in our community by donating any size diapers and wipes. Drop off locations include: The Tree House, Little Huskies CDC, Portage Lake District Library, SS. Peter & Paul and the Life Outreach Center. All donations benefit the KFRC Baby Closet and Life Outreach Center. For more information call Tessa at 482-9363. Thank you for your support!

PORTALS OF PRAYER:  The Jan. – March Portals of Prayer are located on the information table in the narthex, please take one as you leave today.


Sunday            10:00 AM                   Worship Svc.

3:00 PM                        Christmas Eve Svc., w/comm.

5:00 PM                        Christmas Eve Svc., w/comm.

7:00 PM                        Christmas Eve Svc., w/comm.

Tuesday          7:30 AM                      Men’s Bible Study

10:30 AM                       Women’s Bible Study

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

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

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


Sun. 12/17 – (8:30) 170 + (11:00) 129 = 299


Offerings Received to Date: $427,583.56

Weekly Operating Budget Need: $8,807 – Offerings Last Week:  $8,682.51