(The newly commissioned disciples are starting on their first missionary journey.)
Thaddeus: That was a lot of stuff to remember.
Judas: I didn’t like the part about being dragged into court.
James the Less: But Jesus said we would know what to say.
Thomas: If we’re not too loud, I doubt if we’ll be arrested.
Peter: But we have to get people’s attention. Now I’ve got a voice that carries.
Andrew: Yes, we know, Peter.
Simon the Zealot: Maybe some of the people we meet will invite us to supper.
James; Hope they’re good cooks.
Philip: Or at least have pretty daughters!
Matthew: You guys remember to start with the outside fork and work your way toward the plate.
Thaddeus: Say what?
Nathaniel: Jesus said if people invite us, they’re really inviting him.
John: I wish he had come with us.
Discussion: Why do people invite other people to come to their home?
Activity: Watch for someone who needs a symbolic cup of cold water.
Remember in prayer this week: Vivian & Stu Hansard, Corwin Hanson, Mildred Parker, Wanda Payne, Joyce Rampenthal, Mike and Tina Stefanski and their family.
Remember this entire week to pray for our 23 youth and 7 leaders on worktrip in Norristown, PA. They will return late on Sunday.
Careful in our driveway this week at church. Paving has begun under the direction of the Trustees. Please pray about your “Paving the Way Through Faith” donation for this much-needed project.
This Wednesday morning, June 28th, at 10am, will be the last Mid-week Word until August 2nd. Please join Rev. Jane and the gang for food, fun, fellowship, Bible Study and a little prayer.
This Wednesday, June 28th, at 6:15pm, we have another opportunity to cheer on our softball team at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, south of 15, cross street Eton.
Next Tuesday, July 4th , the office will be closed. Watch for this Word@Home on Wednesday following staff meeting.
Concerns from Sunday, June 25th:
Megan Steiger – Pray for Trop Co-op parent Lisa, mother of 3 young children. Last night while in Grand Rapids for the weekend with her husband, she had a spontaneous tear in an artery of her heart and after revival from cardiac arrest, is now in ICU with low heart function.
Jennifer Fry – Sister-in-law, Lynn, still is in the hospital due to complications following surgery last Thursday.
Vi Freeman and Jean Roberson – Please pray for our sister-in-law, Joan, who will be undergoing major surgery this week.
Mary Jo & Dale Johnston – Mary Jo will have outpatient surgery Tuesday.
Frank & Karen Glidden – Prayers for granddaughter Natash, who is having more back surgery today.
Jill Woods – A friend who lost her sister last night from an illness.
Scott Aurand – Prayers for my good family friend Jennifer undergoing a complicated surgery Monday.
No name – Prayer for a co-worker’s daughter that she may control her alcoholism.
Pray for Cathy Miller still having trouble with vertigo.
Jayne Saeger – Thank you, Thank you for your love and prayers! Mike is very sick and it is not a good outlook for him. Your support makes all the difference to us. Thank you
Jan Peacock – appendectomy this week and in church today.
Kathy Sobanski – 31 pints of blood including 2 double reds last Wednesday.
Ben Olesen – thank you to our dear church family for their kindness to us during y illness. We are so fortunate to be part of such a loving congregation. Ben and Sue
Andy & Laura Barnes – Birth of Addison Wilson expected today. our first niece.
Debbie Hagelstein – Wishing my sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Ron, “Happy 40th anniversary and prayers for another joyful 40!”
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