JOIN US FOR WORSHIP! OUR SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE IN OUR SANCTUARY AND ON FACEBOOK LIVE.                                                                                                                   BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS ARE AVAILABLE BELOW.

WORSHIP TIMES

Sunday School – 9:00 A.M.

Adult Bible Study Class – Led by Pastor Ken Tubbesing in the Parsonage

Children’s Sunday School – Ages 3 thru High School

Worship Service – 10:00 A.M.

Holy Communion the 1st Sunday of Each Month

Contemporary Music Service the 1st and 3rd Sunday of Each Month

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BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS

JOIN US FOR WORSHIP  –  You may worship with us in our sanctuary or watch on Facebook Live. Recordings of our services are also available on our website above.  

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT –  Scripture readings are Jeremiah 33:14-16, Psalm 25:1-10 and 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13.  The Gospel reading is Luke 21:25-36.

ORDER OF SERVICE –  The Worship Committee, Church Council, and Pastor have decided to revamp the order of worship for both communion and non-communion Sundays in the interest of uniformity. We ask your patience during this time of transition.

PRAYER LIST – Ralph Dieckhoff, Renae Ernesti, Steve Dunker, Connor Doeden, Loyal Rippe, Eric Fass, Pauline Zoucha, Heidi Capek, Shawn Othmer, Duane Antholz and Lois (Larry) Bohling.

ADVENT DINNER – Will be Sunday, December 5 following worship. Work Group 3 is in charge of the meal. All members and guests worshipping with us are invited!

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM PRACTICE –  Will be held each Sunday at 9:00 a.m. thru December 19th.

DECEMBER MISSION PROJECT – Our last project for the year is the collection of new or gently used coats, hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, and snow boots. We will be collecting November 28 – December 19. We plan to deliver to JCC and J-B schools for kids in need and the rest to Peoples City Mission.

CHRISTMAS PERFORMANCE – The Creative Ministry of First Presbyterian Church in Auburn presents “Closed for the Holidays” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4, and 5:00 & 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 5. Please call for reservations (admission is free): 402-414-9015.

MLC WOMEN VOLUNTEER NEEDED – The women’s church group is in need of a volunteer for an Altar Guild position (preparing communion and assisting other altar guild positions). This position is for a 2-year term beginning January 2022.  If you are willing to volunteer or have questions, please contact Jenny Moerer or Lois (Mark) Bohling. Thank you for prayerfully considering to serve in this way! Thank you to Hanna Grotrian for volunteering to serve in the treasurer’s position!

BIDS FOR CHURCH CLEANING AND MOWING – Bids will be accepted for each of these jobs through Sunday, December 26. Ron Ebeler has previously done the mowing but has decided to retire from his duties. If you have questions or wish to submit a bid, talk to a Church Council member.

MAILBOX REMINDER – Don’t forget to check your mailbox for monthly calendars, reports and other important items.

OFFERINGS – Your tithing may be mailed to MLC, PO Box 176, Johnson, NE 68378.

MLC FACEBOOK – You can also follow MLC on Facebook. Just “Like” our page and invite your friends to follow us.

PASTOR KEN TUBBESING

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O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth. (Psalm 8:1)

                God, we stand in awe of Your creation – singing birds, sparkling stars, artful webs spun by spiders, flowers bursting from buds to blossoms, trees changing colors and shedding their leaves, the moon – predictable yet ever-changing, sunrises, sunsets, and double rainbows. We marvel at babies that coo, the vitality of youth, the wisdom of the aged, the love of families, the concern of communities, the warmth of our church, the promise of our faith, the sacrifice of Christ, the power of the Holy Spirit, Your Grace.

                O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Your name in all the earth. Amen.

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