Announcements and Readings for the week of Feb. 9, 2020

Welcome to Christ Lutheran Church
503 W Medina St., P O Box 9 Cairo, NE. 68824 – LCMS
Rev. Brian L. Wright – Pastor

Sunday school for all Ages
(2 yr. old’s – Adult) 9:00 a.m.
Fellowship 10:00 a.m.
Worship (Communion on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays) 10:30 a.m.

Pastor – Rev. Brian L. Wright
(303) 506-6481 iamwings@msn.com
Church Office
(308) 485-4863 christcairo@gmail.com

All Belong to Christ Preschool and Daycare –
Robin Seim – Director
(308) 485-5832 allbelongtochristdaycare@gmail.com

Moses Comfort Dog
Primary Handlers Shawn & Nancy Harders
Shawn – 308-380-6168 Nancy – 308-380-0589
nancyharders@gmail.com

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Moses Comfort Dog
All Belong to Christ Daycare and Preschool
Christ Lutheran LYF (Cairo, NE)

CLC / All Belong to Christ Websites
www.christlutheranchurchcairo.com
www.allbelongtochristd.wixsite.com

We WELCOME you to Christ Lutheran Church this Sunday morning. There are children’s quiet bags located under the mailboxes that may be borrowed during the worship service and returned to the pegs following the service.

Please check out our Media Center located in the Fellowship Hall. There you will find many publications; Happy Times, My Devotions, Portals of Prayer (large and small print), Church’s monthly calendar, past week’s bulletin, LWML Quarterly, extra church directories and constitutions.

Our Missions for 2019
All Belong to Christ Daycare & Preschool of Christ Cairo; Heartland Lutheran High School, Grand Island, NE; New Hope Christian School, Cairo, NE.; Mission Central and Orphan Grain Train.

New Member Classes
Please speak with Pastor Brian or contact the church office at 308-485-4863 if you are interested in becoming a member of Christ Cairo.

Serving in God’s House Today

Pastor Rev. Brian Wright
Organist Beverly Gilbert
Acolyte Carlie Sokol
Usher Helpers Lily / Katie
Elders
Moses Paul Wilhelm
Coffee Fellowship ABC
Altar LaNell Kohtz
Ushers Garen Spatz / Tim Lemburg

ANNIVERSARIES THIS WEEK

Andrew & Stephanie Frankforter 2/10/2007 (13)
Shawn & Nancy Harders 2/14/1976 (44)

BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK

Brittany Weber 2/9
Brian Wright 2/9
Lucas Hadenfeldt 2/10
Heather Hadenfeldt 2/11
William Wetzel 2/11
Laura Spatz 2/13
Larry Hadenfeldt 2/15
Brian Tonniges 2/15

Our Attendance Members Visitors

Jan. 12 109 0
Jan.19 80 0
Jan. 26 84 0
Feb. 2 75 0

PRAYERS THIS WEEK

Prayers for Pete Dibbern, Pete underwent surgery in Omaha on Jan 28, for lower leg amputation.

Suffering from Cancer

Flora Meester, friend of Catherine Garrett
Kevin Watson, Karry Bloomquist cousin
Cheryl Klock, Julie Whitefoot’s Sister
Barb Meyer
Jeff Bexten, Former member of CLC
Pat Hughes, Barb Teichmeier’s Sister
Judy Kemptar, Kristin Schultz mother
Deb Homolka, Rick Gilbert’s Sister
Lorie Stahl, Ravenna NE.

If you would like to donate for the military Bible Sticks please use an offering envelope located in the pew AND mark Military Bible stick on it and place it in the offering plate during that time. One bible stick cost $25 (however any dollar donation you give would be appreciated) If you are writing a check please make it out to the church and the church will handle sending the total donation to Faith Comes By Hearing.

Pastor Wright will be in the Church office most weeks M-Th; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
You may call Pastor Wright at 303-506-6481 or email him at iamwings@msn.com

Bulletin announcements need to be submitted to the church office by
Wednesday evening to appear in the following Sunday’s Bulletin.

Don’t Forget to Check your Church Mailbox

Sunday, Feb. 9 – 5th Sunday after the Epiphany
Is. 58:3–9a, Psalm 112:1–9
1 Cor. 2:1–12 (13–16), Matt. 5:13–20

Sunday School Adult Bible Study 9 am
ABC Coffee Fellowship 10 am
Worship w/Sunday School Choir ♫ 10:30 am
Faith Comes By Hearing Sunday

Monday Feb. 10 Pastor WINKEL Mtg.
Tuesday Feb. 11
Wednesday Feb. 12 Men’s Breakfast Bible Study 6:45 am
Women’s Bible Study 9 am
Moses to ABC 9:30 am
ABC Chapel 11:30 am
Moses to Boys Town & Hope Harbor 3 pm
NO Confirmation Class & NO Choir Practice
LYF Valentine Banquet 6 pm

Thursday Feb. 13
Pastor Devotions at Cairo Sr. Ctr. Gathering Place
Moses to GI
Wedgewood, Country Home, Tiffany Square
Friday Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day
Saturday Feb. 15 .

Sunday, Feb. 16 – 6th Sunday after the Epiphany
Deut. 30:15–20, Psalm 119:1–8
1 Cor. 3:1–9, Matt. 5:21–37

Sunday School Adult Bible Study 9 am
LYF Coffee Fellowship 10 am
Worship w/Comm. & Choir ♫ 10:30 am
Gathering Place Dinner Cairo Sr. Ctr. 11 am-1 pm

SAVE the DATE
Ladies Aid Soup Benefit Supper – Ash Wednesday Feb. 26
New Hope Annual Dinner & Silent Auction Feb. 29
Breakfast Burrito Ladies Aid Fundraiser March 1
Weds Lenten Worship March 4 – April 1
HLHS Red/Blue March 28
Palm Sunday April 5
Maundy Thursday April 9
Good Friday April 10
Easter Sunday April 12
Vacation Bible School May 26-29
Our 100th Anniversary Celebration July 10 & 11, 2021

KJV Bibles Lee Echtenkamp was fortunate enough to have
purchased several KJV Bibles. He has donated those books to whomever may need one. If you or someone you know needs a bible they are located in the Library Sunday School Room. Please feel free to take as many as you like.

2020 LYF Valentine’s Banquet (Catered by The Medina Street Vault) Everyone is Invited to join the LYF for a Valentine Banquet on Wednesday February 12th at 6:00 p.m. The LYF is needing an exact head count for the meal, extra meals will not be available the night of the event? ♥ Menu ♥ Artisan Salad, Baked Parmesan Herb Chicken
Twice Baked Potatoes, Steamed Green Beans
Triple Chocolate Cake w/ Tuxedo Cheesecake Whip
Or
Lemon Cake w/ Raspberry & Cheesecake Whip

Breakfast Burrito Fundraiser
The Ladies Aid will be serving Breakfast burritos during Fellowship on Sunday March 1st. All donations will be given to the HLHS Yearly Assestment. Take out orders will be available contact Angie Meyer at 308-383-5469

Ladies Aid ASH Weds. Benefit Soup Supper
Ladies Aid will be serving a soup supper Ash Wednesday, Feb 26th with proceeds going to the Bexten family to help with medical cost.

ABC Butter Bread Fundraiser
All Belong to Christ Daycare & Preschool will be selling Butter Braids NOW until Feb. 28, Delivery of Food will be Mon. March 23. All profits from the sales will go towards operations of the facility. If you have questions please contact the Daycare or Tina Mullins at 308-390-8211

Old Testament Reading Isaiah 58:3–9a

3“‘Why have we fasted, and you see it not? Why have we humbled ourselves, and you take no knowledge of it?’ Behold, in the day of your fast you seek your own pleasure and oppress all your workers. 4Behold, you fast only to quarrel and to fight and to hit with a wicked fist. Fasting like yours this day will not make your voice to be heard on high. 5Is such the fast that I choose, a day for a person to humble himself? Is it to bow down his head like a reed, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? Will you call this a fast, and a day acceptable to the LORD? 6“Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the straps of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? 7Is it not to share your bread with the hungry and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover him, and not to hide yourself from your own flesh? 8Then shall your light break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up speedily; your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard. 9Then you shall call, and the LORD will answer; you shall cry, and he will say, ‘Here I am.’”

Epistle 1 Corinthians 2:1–12

1And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. 2For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 3And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, 4and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, 5that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God. 6Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass away. 7But we impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God, which God decreed before the ages for our glory. 8None of the rulers of this age understood this, for if they had, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory. 9But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”—10these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God. 11For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him? So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. 12Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the things freely given us by God.

Holy Gospel Matthew 5:13–20

13[Jesus said:] “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. 14“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. 16In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. 17“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. 18For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished. 19Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. 20For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.”

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