“For in hope we were saved.  Now hope that is seen is not hope.  For who hopes for what is seen? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.”
Romans 8:24-25

Welcome in the precious name of Jesus!

Our message for this Sunday is provided by Candidate Lisa Mensinger.

Pat Refsdal from Ascension reads from Romans 8.  Alex and Mack Mensinger lead us in the Apostle’s Creed and the Lord’s Prayer  Special music provided by Zion Lutheran Church in Salt Lake City, UT.

In your prayers this week:  Shirley (knee replacement surgery), Joni (cancer, Mary’ daughter), Linda (cancer, Ann & Norm’s daughter), my mother Dorothy Kolasch as she gets closer to heaven, the family of Jennifer Muliyil (died of kidney failure, friend of Suma Anson), and Peggy Fink and family at the death of her brother Earl. Please continue to prayer for our country and all our leaders and health care providers as we go through these stressful and troubled times.

Thank you for all who remember us in your prayers and offerings!

God bless you as you join with us through our online worship.  Continue to be safe and well!

Pastor Bruce

Opening Hymn – “My Hope is Built on Nothing Less” (ELW #597)

Provided by Zion Lutheran Church.  Zion Choir with Organist David Chamberlin.

Reading – Romans 8:12-25

Read by Pat Refsdal, Ascension

Gospel & Message

“Hard to Tell?” by Candidate Lisa Mensinger
Matthew 13:24-30,36-43

Apostle’s Creed + Lord’s Prayer + Benediction

Apostle’s Creed read by Mack (Mensinger) Gyll
Lord’s Prayer read by Alex Mensinger
Benediction by Candidate Lisa Mensinger

Sending Hymn – “Come, Ye Thankful People, Come” (ELW #693)

Choir at Zion Lutheran Church accompanied by David Chamberlin.