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Living Word Lutheran Church, Moses Lake, WA

Readings, Announcements for June 14, 2020

Greetings from Living Word Lutheran Church

sheep of his pasture psalm 100.3

Pentecost +2
June 14, 2020
9:00 AM Sunday Service;
  also continuing via
Facebook LIVE
First Reading: Exodus 19:2-8
Psalm:  Psalm 100
Second Reading: Romans 5:6-15
Gospel Lesson:  Matthew 9:35 - 10:8 (9-20)
Links to the audio recordings and LIVE video
of the Sunday Sermons & Readings
are posted at the LW Announcements blog page:

Sunday    June 14

Sunday Service, at to our regular 9:00 AM start time.
With the Lord's Supper following the LIVE broadcast.

Facebook Live: The service will be broadcast on FB live for those who are not yet ready or able to return to a live service. 

Audio and video links are posted at: to be viewed later.

>> Keeping these in our Prayers:      
      For the healing of our country and all citizens during these times of unrest;
       For the safety of Moses Lake community's young people during this week;*
       Joyce R.,
at Columbia Crest;  & Gordon at Brookdale Hearthstone;
      Evie E., at home, and mourning the loss of her sister, Vivian;
      Patty Fode (ILC friend), recovering from a stoke, now at her son's home in Wenatchee;    

      the Neustel Family, as they search for a home in/near Moses Lake, and prepare to sell their Ellensburg house;
       Ron & Nancy H.,  preparing for the move to be closer to family in Wenatchee;
Those who may be struggling with depression or loneliness during an extended isolation; 
    Friends and Family battling cancer:       
        Alice F., under treatment for acute myeloid leukemia.;
         Paul B.,
immunotherapy treatment;

         Angie, (Judene's sister), stage 4 lung cancer,  continues various treatments;
         Toni Smith (wife of Dick, Pastor Lou's pastor friend in N.Dakota), under treatment for lung cancer;
Carol G., (friend of Ila and Charlene), multiple myeloma;
Emily, (friend of Kelli), brain cancer, frontal lobe;
        Aliyah  (Ila's 3-yr old niece),  ganglioneuroblastoma (brain cancer);
        Bill, (brother of John Schafer), battling glioblastoma brain cancer;        
    Those who mourn the loss of loved ones; 
          especially Evie E., Amanda H., Ila, Joyce R., Pr. Swanson;
    Friends and family members who struggle with addictions of various kinds,
    Active military & law enforcement , & fire fighters & their families: for safety and peace in the line of duty:
        esp (military)  Jonathan Pinkerton, Riley Conahan, Fred Tucker, Olaf Moore, Brady Emerson,
             Jordan Matthews, Luke Stover,  Logan Hesse,
        and (law enforcement) 
Justin Ellestad, Scott Neustel, Jeff Warner, David Huey, Anandae Clark; 
   Those in the mission fields far from home, especially Danelle Putnam and Brenna Moss;
   Expectant mothers (and fathers!)
esp. Kevin & Casey Hanson; Rachal & Jonathan P.; Caleb & Lexi H.;
             -- and for those who would like to be;

   Engaged couples preparing for marriage, especially Gaige & Danielle; Danelle (Putnam) & Carlos;
>>> Thanks and Praises
     --   for the opportunity to again be together on Sunday mornings;
      --   for successful cancer removal surgery and continued good news for Ben Rathbone;
      --   a noticable return of hearing for Debbie's left ear;

>>> Continued prayers for:
               -- Simon Rogers --  Michele B -- Sandy & Paul B. -- Arlene (Wayne's wife) -- Nancy Mahaney -- Jennifer (Boyer daughter, breast cancer) --  Jaime Garza -- Family & Friends of Rachel Lakoduk --  Dawn V. & Kaitlin V. --  Michelle --  Ken & DeAnne (Deb's parents) -- Julie Reynolds (Laurie O. sister, breast cancer) --  Danette, Kyle E.,  Loren, Josh -- Sundae and Frank (Tom's niece) -- Don West -- Mary (Sharon's friend), & Gordon at Brookdale/Hearthstone; Joyce at Columbia Crest;   Rev. Steve Myers (in Spokane) -- the farmers of South Africa.

Before you Return to In-Person Services
What to do before attending, what to expect when you arrive --

- Take your temperature at home -- if it is over 100.4, please to not attend the service.
- Please bring a face mask if you have one;  there are some available at the church if you do not have one, or forget yours.  Masks are to be worn while inside the building by all over age 2 unless a health condition prevents you from wearing one (ie breathing difficulties, physical difficulty removing if needed).
- Use the parking lot doors.  Please be seated in family groups/households, leaving at least 3 empty chairs between groups.
- Please try to maintain a 6 ft distance in the fellowship hall other than for a very brief time period (passing, etc.)
- Please use the waste baskets for papers and tissues; take advantage of the sanitizer, wipes, soap and water which are available ...

If you happen to see the keyboard musician's edition of the With One Voice hymnal anywhere around the church building, please let us know, and return it to the piano area.  It has apparently gone on walkabout.  This is a very important set of music and we need it!  Approx. 8 x14 inches, soft blue cover, spiral bound.  We are not sure exactly when it was last seen or used.

Quarterly Member Meeting
The next quarterly member meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 22, at 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.  Social spacing to be maintained; masks are highly encouraged for those in attendance. 

CROSSROADS Baby Bottle Fundraiser
>> June 1 - July 15 ... This annual Crossroads fundraiser usually takes place between Mother's Day and Father's Day.  Covid restrictions caused a change of dates and method this year.  In stead of baby bottles, (if you are so inclined), please place your loose change, cash, or a check into a ziplock baggie and return it to Crossroads before July 15.  [Living Word  still has a few bottles, as does the Crossroads office (M-Th, 11am-4 pm) if an actual bottle would help you to remember.]  This year they have also added 2 electronic donation options:   Click here to donate online, or text “give” to 509-761-6420.   Crossroads is the Basin's crisis pregnancy and early childhood resource center.  If you have any questions feel free to contact Marilyn, 765-4425.    Thank you!

*  We have received a request that churches and prayer warriors in Moses Lake please take the time to pray this week for the young people of our community, especially over the 17th and 18th of June.  In the past 3 years, a Moses Lake teen has taken their life on one of these two days.  We pray that the events happening across the country and in their own lives do not lead another to such despair.

Weekly Worship and Communion Schedule
Holy Communion will be offered at each Sunday service as we work our way back into weekly attendance by all members who are able.  Service of the Word will continue to be live-broadcast for those who choose not to attend in-person quite yet, with the broadcast ending prior to the start of the Service of the Sacrament.  We have had some video issues with the live broadcast, possibly related to some cell tower work happening in that area;  please be patient.  Sermons may also be heard here.

Agnus Day                                   used by permission  --   agnusday [dot] org
  Matthew09v35to10v08_2020 Jesus compassion. covid

Attendance last Sunday, 6.07.2020 --  31
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