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Last updated on February 25, 2020

PRAYER REQUESTS

We offer the Lord our worship in prayer as we remember those in need!
   
    
Family of Jane S. (Grant S.’s sister) – received into Glory (NP)
     Family of Terry M. (friend of Jillanna B.) – received into Glory (BB)
     Kevin H. (Betty H.'s cousin) – cancer (NP)

     Kerry T. – cancer (NP)
     Family of Rusty M. (friend of the Abels) – received into Glory (NP)

     Dona S. – back issues (BB)
                                         


SERVING IN THE LORD'S HOUSE THIS MONTH

Elder:
     February: Phil Larson
     March: Tom Bailey

Ushers:     

     Feb. 23 & 26 - Bill Blackburn & Tom Eacker
     March 1 & 4 - Doug Geiser & Eli Bazyn
     March 8 & 11 - Tycen Bailey & Luke Bailey
     March 15 & 18 - Jared Kottmeyer & Brad Bell
     March 22 & 25 - DeLoy Titkemeier & Grady Stunkel
     March 29 & 1 - Andrew Swanson & Chris Wickham

 
Greeters:
     February 23     Mike & Laura Bailey
     March 1     Tom & Irene Bailey
     March 8     Tim & Minnie Chancellor
     March 15     Tom & Judy Eacker
     March 22     Doug & Marlene Geiser
     March 29     Jerry & Denise Nichelson


 

  

WHAT’S GOING ON...AT HOME
 
Midweek Fellowship Meals (sponsored by the Youth Group)
Our Youth Group will be providing fellowship meals every Wednesday at 6:00pm throughout Lent. Donations will help them fund their trip to the WELS International Youth Rally in Tennessee, June 23-26.
This is also an excellent outreach opportunity! Please attend, and invite your friends and neighbors to come with you.


Catechism
Starting Wednesday, Feb. 26th and running through Lent, Catechism will meet at 5:30pm instead of 6:00pm.


Ash Wednesday Worship Service – February 26 at 7:00pm.

Lenten Worship Services – 7:00pm, every Wednesday in March & 4/1.


Choir Practice
The choir will practice every Wednesday, at 8:00pm. We would like to sing for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. If you are available for all of these or just one, please join us.


Sunday School Teachers Needed
We would like several people to volunteer to teach the younger children on a ONE MONTH rotation basis. As “many hands make light work”, please prayerfully consider adding your name to the schedule in the church entry way. Thank you for sering in the Lord's house!
 
WHAT’S GOING ON...ELSEWHERE  

NELHS Housing needed for five young international male students. ASAP!
Feb. 29 through March 8 (Spring Break)
We are still in need for Spring Break housing for five of our international male students. If you can help with one, two, or all five, please contact one of our tutors, bwalkley@nelhs.org, cbeagle@nelhs.org, or our Campus Pastor/International Coordinator kstellick@nelhs.org
Thanks for considering.
In Christ, Steven (Skip) Bremer
Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
www.nelhs.org
sbremer@nelhs.org
402-728-5236


Martin Luther College…
is now accepting applications for one regular part-time Accounting Clerk - Accounts Payable. A comprehensive description of this position can be found at mlc-wels.edu/hr. Interested individuals should apply online. Applications will be accepted through 12:00 pm (noon) on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Additional information and details can be obtained by contacting the Martin Luther College Human Resources Office at 507-354-8221.


NELHS 6th Annual Knight Out Event!
Join us for an evening of fellowship & food, with silent and  live auctions to raise support for remodeling needed at NELHS.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Vintage Venue - 620 Court Street, Beatrice, Nebraska 68310
5:00 PM -Welcome / Check-in / Silent Auction begins
6:00 PM -Catered meal by Colleen’s Catering
7:00 PM –Entertainment
8:00 PM -Live Auction
Fellowship Time until 10:00 PM
Tickets - $65 per person
Link to purchase tickets nelhs.schoolauction.net/knightout2020/or by mailing check to NELHS.
RSVP by March 1
Contact Sarah Stellick at sstellick@nelhs.org or 920-306-3575 for questions.


NELHS Dorm Student Help?
We have a few times during the year when our dorms close down. Many of our international and long-distance students have housing assistance with other students during these break...but some don't! If you think you might be able to help out and invite students into your home, please let us know!
Needs:
Feb 28- Mar 8 (Fri-Sun) Spring Break
Apr 8-13 (Wed-Mon) Easter Break
Please contact the campus pastor if you can help.
Campus Pastor Kevin Stellick: 920-306-0826 (C) kstellick@nelhs.org

Thank you for your support!


 
College Students.
“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity” (1 Timothy 4:12)

WELS conducts more than 550 campus ministries across the United States and Canada. The mission of WELS Campus Ministry is to help WELS college students grow in their faith so that they can reach out to other college students with the gospel. Campus Ministry also supports full- and part-time campus pastors, and provides helps for WELS congregations as they reach out to college students in their area.

Students entering college or in college are invited and encouraged to register with WELS Campus Ministry by going to the link below. Then click the button on the bottom of the linked page.

Please make certain that all of our college students receive this information!


For the Generations to Come
WELS Congregational Services exists to help congregations engage in faithful and fruitful ministry. Programs are being developed to help congregations in evangelism, worship, compassion ministries, discipleship, and outreach through WELS schools. By strengthening our members and congregations, WELS will be able to continue proclaiming the gospel message around the world. To learn more about how Congregational Services is helping our synod for future generations, visit wels.net/forthegenerationstocome.

Connecting our youngest members through Kids Connection
The Commission on Discipleship invites you to join us for Season 24 of Kids Connection. Renew your subscription or start a new one for your school or Sunday school at nph.net/kidsconnection. It is our prayer that Kids Connection and the gospel it shares will encourage you and your students to stay connected to each other; to others in WELS; and most important, to Jesus.


Plan your Mission Journey
WELS Mission Journeys, the official WELS program for short-term mission trips, provides an opportunity for all WELS members to walk together in the Great Commission. Through church- or school-based volunteer trips to WELS mission fields at home and abroad, members have the opportunity to engage in Christian service. With the Lord’s blessing, these trips will inspire a lifelong journey of service and outreach for all who volunteer. Want to learn more about how you can get involved? Visit wels.net/missionjourneys.


Follow Missions on Facebook
Like the new WELS Missions Facebook page to stay up to date on news from Home and World Mission fields, read inspiring stories of the gospel at work, and take advantage of the many resources WELS Missions has to offer - fb.com/WELSMissions.





 
Please remember you are precious to Jesus and to us.
We look forward to seeing you each week.

We’ll be sure to save you a place!
 

LEADERSHIP
Whom do I ask? Whom do I talk to? Here’s a list of “who’s who” in
our church.


Church Council                       Phil Larson, President
                                               Bill Blackburn, Financial Secretary/
                                                                       Recording Secretary

                                               DeLoy Titkemeier, Treasurer
                                               Doug Geiser, Trustee

Church Council Elders            Phil Larson
                                               Tom Bailey
                                               Joel Bailey

Pastor                                     Rev. Mark A. Gefaller

Please pray that God grants them a measure of faith, wisdom and
love to carry out their callings as leaders in his church!

Please look for opportunities to serve!