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Readings, Announcements for April 25, 2021

Greetings from Living Word Lutheran Church
Sunday Service each week at 9:00 AM, 2609 West Broadway,  and on Facebook LIVE



Fourth Sunday
of Easter


April 25, 2021
First Reading: Acts 4:1-12
Psalm:  Psalm 23
Second Reading: 1 John 3:16-24
Gospel Lesson:  John 10:11-18
               
THIS WEEK at a GLANCE: 
Sunday April 25
Service of the Word --   9:00 AM,  in person and on Facebook Live;
      followed by Service of the Sacrament with the Lord's Supper
      (not on FB Live broadcast)
Tuesday April 27 First Communion Class:  5:00, in the fellowship hall
Confirmation Class: 6:00 PM, in the fellowship hall
Wednesday April 28 Bible Study -- Hebrews -- 7:00 - 8:30 PM, in the fellowship hall

> Keeping these in our Prayers:
   For the healing of our country and all citizens during these times of unease, disease, and unrest;
   For those those who are fighting or recovering from infection by the COVID virus; healthcare workers;
  Kaitlin, (Dawn V. granddaughter), thyroid cancer has returned; treatments under discussion;
   Carlos & Danelle (Putnam, missionary); Carlos, continued recovery for Carlos after a major heart attack;
   Evie E., resting at home;  Gordon E. at Brookdale-Hearthstone;
   Joe M, eye issues;

   Hank B. (local author), moved to rehab (Idaho); until his lungs fully recover from covid;
   Judy R,  (Charlene's daughter), neck & spinal disk issues; Jennifer, (Charlene's daughter), eye pressure issues;
   Jake, (Charlene's grandson), heart rhythm issues have returned, repeat surgery or even transplant may be needed;
   Those who may be struggling with depression or loneliness during this extended isolation;

> Friends and Family battling Cancer:  
   Elijah T, age 5, (nephew of Malea), recently diagnosed with leukemia; chemotherapy has begun;
   Wayne R., (friend of the Bensons, businessman & former ML mayor);
   Jackie L. (wife of Stan's friend Mark --Basin Propane), needing a miracle after stage 4 liver cancer diagnosis;
   Emma, (14 yr old daughter of Norm's friend Bob Tatum);
   Angie, (Judene's sister), stage 4 lung cancer continues various treatments & new medical trials;
   Carol G., (friend of Ila and Charlene), multiple myeloma; Emily, (friend of Kelli), brain cancer, frontal lobe;
   Aliyah  (Ila's 3-yr old niece) and Bill, (brother of John Schafer), both withy glioblastoma brain cancer.   

> Those who mourn the loss of loved ones;
      especially the Robillards, LeMasters, Hesses, Blazers, Tuckers, Neustels, & Ellestads;
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 P,  Olaf M,  Brady E,   Jordan M,  Luke S,  Logan H,
       and (law enforcement)  Justin E, Scott N, Jeff W, David H;  Riley C.
Expectant mothers (and fathers!) -- and for those who would like to be;
    especially Sara & Chris F.; Sarah & David H;  Jessica & Fred A.; Lars & Alyssa O; Chris & Jen H.; Kyle & Heather R;  Kari & Kevin K.
Engaged couples preparing for marriage, especially Darby & Talen; Gaige & Danielle; Josh & Amanda;
> Thanks, Blessings, and Praises
   --  that Ma
ry C. has completed this life (92 yrs) and joined the Church Triumphant;
   --  Happy Birthday this week to Jessica N. (4/22);
> Continued prayers for:
     Brenna;  Danelle & Carlos;  Julie Reyn-lds (Laurie O. sister, breast cancer) --  Joe M., Danette, Kyle E.,  Loren, Josh -- Rev. Steve My-rs (in Spokane) -- the people of Ethiopia and farmers of South Africa.

Spring schedule and Attendance
-- Now that we are into the Easter season, the Wednesday evening Bible study has resumed (7-8:30 PM); confirmation classes continue and the First Communion class begins this week for three students.  Sunday morning attendance is improving as more and more of us reach that "two weeks after being fully vaccinated" status.
   Going forward, each of you will need to assess the risk/reward of returning to in-person worship, considering your own vaccination status and personal risk situations. We look forward to the day we can move the chairs closer together so we can "fill the place up!"  He is Risen -- He is risen indeed!


Got Graduates? So that I don't miss any -- if you are or have a student that will graduate from High School or college in 2021, please clue me in ... we like to give a mention to recognize them, and share what they plan to do next.   HS grads are eligible for a scholarship from Living Word if they will be attending 'full time' college or trade school in their next phase of education.  Contact Debbie for application forms (or just reply to this email) -- not too soon to plan for 2021.
Agnus Day.........................."Agnus Day appears with the permission of  www. agnusday. org"
   

Attendance -- last Sunday, April 18, 2021:  46
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