Weekly Calendar

Sunday, July 23rd

Readings for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Isaiah 44:6-8, Romans 8:18-27, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

The Word of the Gospel Bestows the Righteousness of Christ and Brings Forth Faith

The good Seed, which is “the Son of Man,” Jesus Himself (Matt. 13:37), brings forth a harvest of faith and bears good fruits in “the sons of the kingdom” (Matt. 13:38). Whatever is sown apart from His Word is of the devil, who plants the weeds of unbelief and sin, even among the people of God. Thankfully, the Lord is patient and He does not uproot the weeds, lest the plants also be destroyed. He lets “both grow together until the harvest” (Matt. 13:30), while He continues to preach repentance and forgiveness of sins. Thus, He preserves His Church in righteousness, because He alone is “the King of Israel and his Redeemer” (Is. 44:6). Since all things are in His gracious care and keeping, “fear not, nor be afraid” (Is. 44:8). For “the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God” (Rom. 8:19), and in this hope we also wait with patience. Though we do not yet see it, “the Spirit helps us in our weakness” (Rom. 8:26) and, in truth, “the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us”(Rom. 8:18).

9:00am                 Holy Communion

10:40am               Sunday School & Adult Bible Class

5:00pm                 VBS

 Elders:                                  Hal Medo & Jerome Brandt

Ushers:                               Jimmy Rahm, Scott Zweifel, Monte Wegner, Travis Goeglein

Summer Sunday School teachers: Seth & Grant Young

 

Office Hours This Week: Tues/Wed/Fri 9am-noon

 Monday, July 24th

5:00 pm                VBS

Tuesday, July 25th

5:00pm                 VBS

Wednesday, July 26th  

6:30am                 Men’s Bible Study

5:00pm                 VBS

Friday, July 27th     

9:30am                 Women’s Bible Study

Sunday, July 30th   

9:00am                 Holy Communion

10:40am               Sunday School & Adult Bible Class

11:45am               Potluck/Voter’s Meeting

 

Please pick up your new directories in your church mailbox. If there are any changes/errors, please contact the church office mountoliveloveland@yahoo.com

 

 

LOOKING AHEAD:

July Voter’s Meeting  -  Next Sunday, July 30th -  11:45am

The Voter’s Meeting will be preceded by a pot luck lunch beginning at 11:45am. Please a dish to share and stay for this important meeting and election of officers and Board Members.

Mount Olive will be hosting CPR training Wednesday, August 9th at 7pm

Anyone interested in CPR training may attend. Please sign up in the cloak room! We need to order CPR kits for each attendee, so it in important you sign up. 

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