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Christmas Eve Worship

December 24!

2:00 pm

(No Morning Service)

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting our website! If you have any questions about Prince of Peace, don't hesitate to contact me at poportonville@gmail.com.

I also encourage you to join us for worship on a Sunday morning. I believe you will find our church’s atmosphere warm, loving, and inviting. 

We celebrate the Lord's Supper on the first and third Sundays of each month as well as on special occasions such as Easter and Christmas Eve.

Prince of Peace is part of the larger Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The LCMS, as it is often known, is 2.5 million member church body with about 6,000 congregations. You can go to LCMS.org to learn more about our denomination.

At Prince of Peace we focus on informal uplifting worship and the teaching of the Bible as the Word of God. With that in mind, please consider the following:

1.    Participating in Sunday worship at Prince of Peace - 10:30 AM.

2.    Participating in Sunday Bible Study at Prince of Peace - 9:30 AM (Sept-May). Though the focus is for adults and older students, younger children are welcome.

3.    Enjoy a daily devotion produced by the LCMS here: https://www.lhm.org

Please feel free to utilize any of these resources to keep up on The Word! Thank you and God Bless.

His Servant,

Pastor John Kassen

 

Announcements 

This Week's Readings

Jeremiah 23:5-8 (ESV)

Romans 13:11-14 (ESV)

Matthew 21:1-9 (ESV)

 


This Week's Songs

The Advent of Our King #331

Hark the Glad Sound #349

Glory to the Lamb

Let the Earth Now Praise the Lord #352

Lamb of God #550

God Who Made the Earth and Heaven #877

 


In Our Prayers

  • For Joe, that God would bless him during his health challenges…
  • For Carol, that God would provide health and healing during chemotherapy…
  • For Jake and Kathy, that God would bless them and their child during a difficult pregnancy…
  • For Megan, that God would bless her and her child during her pregnancy…
  • For Kelly, that God would care for her during her cancer treatments…
  • For the Leece family, as they care for Marvin at the end of his life…
  • For Jean, that God would grant her health and healing…

DECEMBER 17 CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

On December 17 during the 10:30 worship service we will celebrate the Christmas season with a special service of Songs and Readings. Children are invited to participate in a handbell choir during the service. Practice for the children will take place on the 17th at 9:30 am in the church sanctuary. If you have further questions, please speak with LuJean Kassen (lujeankassen@gmail.com). Our young adults and others will lead the worship music. If you would like to participate vocally or instrumentally with this group, please speak with Brent Bowmaster (pianoexpressions@live.com).


A New Edition to Luther's Small Catechism Soon Available

A practical guide for daily Christian life, Church and state. Marriage issues. Different worldviews and religions. Our culture has much to say about these topics. But what does God’s Word tell us? The 2017 Explanation presents a lens to interpret God’s Word faithfully in the midst of changing times—providing a practical guide for living the Christian life. With 374 questions and 1,142 Scripture references, there’s more biblical teaching and devotional aids to nurture your faith than ever before. Times may change, but the Word of the Lord endures forever—and Luther’s Small Catechism guides you to the answers. Availbable at CPH.org or Amazon.com in early November.


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