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Living Word Lutheran Church, Moses Lake, WA

Readings, Announcements for July 18, 2021

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

Pentecost +8

July 18, 2021
First Reading: Jeremiah 23:1-6
Psalm:  Psalm 23
Second Reading: Ephesians 2:11-22
Gospel Lesson:  Mark 6:30-44
Sunday July 18

Service of the Word --   9:00 AM,  in person and on Facebook Live;
      followed by Service of the Sacrament* with the Lord's Supper;
(Communion is not part of the FB Live broadcast -- please contact Pastor Lou if
you are not attending in person and would like to have communion.)
Tuesday No Confirmation class this week

> 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;
Karen (Grethe's daughter), benign tumor between skull & brain, causing some issues;  surgery scheduled;
   Derek O., 3 broken foot bones after a log rolled onto his foot while moving some wood;
    Zane, (infant son of Sharon's niece, Lily), having trouble finding a compatible feeding formula;
    Virgil R., (block 89 neighbor farmer), recovering from injuries from in car vs hay stacker accident;
Vicki G., (ILC friend, community member), at Columbia Crest; that her spirits be raised;
  Juanita O., (ILC friends), hospitalized this week;  and Harley at home;
Those who may be struggling with depression or loneliness;

> Friends and Family battling Cancer:  
   Kaitlin (Dawn V. granddaughter), that thyroid cancer surgery follow-ups wipe it out;
   Carol (Mike L. daughter-in-law);
   Sharon K., (Pastor Hesse's second cousin), stage IV esophageal cancer;
Grant C., (Kelli's friend's son, age 6), chemotherapy week 5 -- embryonal rhabdomysarcoma;
   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);  
   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 Neustels, Robillards, LeMasters, Hesses, Blazers, Tuckers, Neustels, & Ellestads;
>Friends and family members who struggle with addictions of various kinds,
>Expectant mothers (and fathers!) -- and for those who would like to be;
    especially Lars & Alyssa O; Kyle & Heather R;  Alec & Emily R.; Kari & Kevin K.;
>Engaged couples preparing for marriage, especially
Josh & Amanda; Darby & Talen; Glen & Erika; Gaige & Danielle;
> Thanks, Blessings, and Praises
  -- Happy Birthday this week to Kris Emers-n, (7/24);
--  A new son for Chris & Jen H-sse (Pastor's nephew) -- Ezekiel James, born 7/12;
       --  Kyren (born early) is home and progressing and growing;
       --  Charlene:  thankful for successful removal of a growth on her head;  cancer positive, but completely removed and no further treatment necessary;

Continued Prayers for:
     Active military & law enforcement (especially Jonathan P., Olaf M., Brady E., Jordan M., Luke S., Logan H.;  *
Justin E, Scott N, Jeff W, David H;  Riley C;
Evie at home;  Gordon at Brookdale/Hearthstone - 
Carlos S.;  Joe Morr-ss (eye issues) --Jake & Jennifer (Charlene's daughter, grandson)  -  Julie Reyn-lds (Laurie O. sister, breast cancer) -  Joe M., Danette, Kyle E.,  Loren, Josh - Rev. Steve My-rs (in Spokane).

The newest issue of the LCMC's CONNECTIONS Magazine, July/Aug edition, is now available in the fellowship hall, again featuring "one of your favorite authors."  Pick up a copy this week -- read, keep, share, or return.

Second Harvest -- Free Food Distribution
If someone you know could use a bit of food help this summer, the Second Harvest truck will be at the Ephrata WalMart lot,  Tuesday, July 20, 11AM - 1 PM (or as long as it lasts) --
"Free fruits, meats, & nutritious fresh perishable products" to any who comes, no ID or income proof required.  Let those who could benefit know about this outside drive-thru event, held rain or shine.

Madeline Erickson Memorial
A memorial service for Madeline Erickson (Immanuel friend, ML elem. teacher, farmer's wife) will take place at 1 PM on Thursday, August 5, at the Moses Lake Presbyterian Church.  Reception to follow.  Madeline died suddenly and unexpectedly in December. 

Seeking Rodeo Anthem Singers
Contact Mike Harris if you or someone you know would be interested/willing to sing the National Anthem for one evening of the 2021 Grant County Rodeo.  Need not be a professional or perfect singer but ability to carry a tune helps :)

Agnus Day. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . "Agnus Day appears with the permission of  www. agnusday. org"

Attendance last Sunday; July 11, 2021:  41

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