Announcements and Readings for November 10, 2019

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
Church Office
(308) 485-4863

All Belong to Christ Preschool and Daycare –
Sarah Nowak & Robin Seim
(308) 485-5832

Moses Comfort Dog
Primary Handlers Shawn & Nancy Harders
Shawn – 308-380-6168 Nancy – 308-380-0589

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All Belong to Christ Daycare and Preschool
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CLC / All Belong to Christ Websites

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 Catherine Garrett
Acolyte Lily Campbell
Usher Helpers Katie / Kendal
Moses Ted Dibbern
Coffee Fellowship ABC
Altar Laura Spatz
Ushers Larry Hadenfeldt / Gerry Kohtz



Dana Tonniges Nov. 11
Kathy Reimers Nov. 12
Garen Spatz Nov. 12
Adam Dibbern Nov. 14
Joan Larson Nov. 14
Josie Schroeder Nov. 14
Tiffany Harders Nov. 16

Our Attendance
Members Visitors
Oct. 13 108 8
Oct. 20 93 5
Oct. 27 70 1
Nov. 3 107 1

Our Offerings Sunday 11/3
Building Fund $.00
General Fund $3,591.00
Mission Fund $157.75
Debt Relief Fund (1st Special Offering) $394.75
Special Mission (3rd special offering) $.00
Special Gifts – SS $8.00

Make sure your Offerings are going where you intend.
General Fund Envelopes General Fund
Mission Fund Envelopes Mission Fund
Building Fund Envelopes Building Fund
(Sun Morning) All Loose Cash Offerings Mission Fund
(Sun Morning) All Undesignated Checks & Envelopes General Fund
(Eve Offerings) All Checks, Cash & Envelopes Mission Fund
1st Sun (All 2nd Offerings) General Fund
3rd Sun (All 2nd Offerings) Special Missions
Sunday School Special Gifts
Men’s Breakfast Offerings Special Gifts


Please keep the Schnase family in your prayers, as Don has been put on Hospice care at Tiffany Square. If you were thinking of visiting Don anytime soon, he loves visitors when he is awake!!
Prayers for Donna Harders recovering at home.

Suffering from Cancer

Flora Meester, friend of Catherine Garrett
Kevin Watson, Karry Bloomquist cousin
Ed Neppl, Matt Neppl’s father
Sally Anderson, Former member of CLC
Randy White, Erika Hadenfeldt’s husband
Cheryl Klock, Julie Whitefoot’s Sister
Barb Meyer
Jeff Bexten, Former member of CLC
Pat Hughes, Barb Teichmeier’s Sister

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

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, Nov. 10 – 22nd Sun after Pentecost
Ex. 3:1–15, Psalm 148
2Thess2:1–8,13–17, Luke 20:27-40

Middle School Youth Gathering Kearney
Sunday School and Adult Bible Study 9 am
Coffee Fellowship – ABC 
Worship (Sunday School & Adult Choirs sing during worship) 10:30 am
CLC Harvest Dinner Sponsored by Thrivent 11:45-1 pm

Monday Nov. 11
Veterans Day
Pastor Winkel Mtg. 9 am – 3 pm
ABC Board Mtg. 6 pm
Tuesday Nov. 12
Centura Red Cross Blood Drive Noon – 6 pm
Wednesday Nov. 13
Men’s Breakfast Bible Study 6:45 am
Women’s Bible Study 9 am
Moses to ABC 9:30 am
Moses Boys Town & Hope Harbor 3pm
Confirmation 5:30 pm
Choir Practice 6 pm
Thursday Nov. 14
Moses to GI
Wedgewood, Country Home, Tiffany Square
Pastor Devotions Cairo Gathering Place Noon
Friday Nov. 15
Saturday Nov. 16

Sunday, Nov. 17 – 23rd Sun after Pentecost
Mal. 4:1–6, Psalm 98
2Thess3:(1–5) 6–13, Luke21:5–28(29–36)

Sunday School and Adult Bible Study 9 am
Coffee Fellowship – LYF 
Worship with Communion (Adult Choir ♫) 10:30 am

M & M Mtg. 7 pm Nov. 18
HLHS Red Cross Blood Donation 8:30-2:30 Nov 19
Chancel Mtg. 7 pm Nov 25
Elder’s Mtg. 7 pm Nov 25
Thanksgiving Eve Worship 7 pm Nov. 27
Pie Fellowship following Worship Weds. Nov. 27
Hanging of the Greens 6 pm Dec. 2
Christmas in the Village 5:30-7:30 Dec. 5
ABC Children’s Christmas Program 6:15 pm and Soup
Supper 5-7:30 pm During Christmas in the Village Dec. 5
Breakfast with Santa 9-11 am Dec. 7
Habitat for Humanity Cookie Walk Dec. 8
Christmas Caroling & SS Christmas Party Dec 22
Children’s Christmas Eve Program 7 pm Dec 24

Dear Christ Lutheran Family,
As the leaves in the trees begin to turn from summer green to harvest orange and tan, we inch closer and closer to the seasons of Thanksgiving and the Advent of our Lord Jesus in bodily form, come for the sole purpose of covering us in His righteousness through His death and resurrection. As harvest around us comes to a close, and things begin to slow down for the winter season, it is good to take time to reflect on all the many blessings our God has given us, and to remember to give Him thanks and praise for His mercy and grace. It is my hope and prayer that that thankfulness will be reflected in regular worship attendance, as well as regular offerings of our time, talents and treasures from the countless blessings our Lord has given us. With that said, I also wanted to take a moment to express our heartfelt thanks from the Wright family to our family of faith here at Christ Lutheran. We have been truly blessed by God for such an amazing place to call home, and amazing congregation to share it with. Thank you for your faithful service to this community through the ministries of Christ Lutheran Church, as well as your support of our family throughout our time here. We couldn’t ask for better people to team with in ministry. It is truly an honor to serve with you all. So thank you, thank you, thank you, and may God continue to bless us all in the year to come.
Pastor Brian, Lisa, Taryn & Trystan

Please Join Us TODAY for Christ Lutheran Church’s Harvest Dinner
Sunday, November 10th Thrivent and ladies of the church will sponsor a Harvest dinner on Sunday, Nov. 10; 11:45 am – 1:00 pm (Immediately following services) The menu will consist of roast beef, ham, potatoes, vegetables, rolls, and a variety of salads and desserts. Church and community members are invited to attend. The freewill offering will go towards the churches general fund. The first $1,100 of donations will be matched. Take home boxes will be available is you are unable to stay.

Old Testament Reading Exodus 3:1–15

1Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2And the angel of the LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. He looked, and behold, the bush was burning, yet it was not consumed. 3And Moses said, “I will turn aside to see this great sight, why the bush is not burned.” 4When the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called to him out of the bush, “Moses, Moses!” And he said, “Here I am.” 5Then he said, “Do not come near; take your sandals off your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy ground.” 6And he said, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” And Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look at God. 7Then the LORD said, “I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. I know their sufferings, 8and I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites. 9And now, behold, the cry of the people of Israel has come to me, and I have also seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them. 10Come, I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt.” 11But Moses said to God, “Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?” 12He said, “But I will be with you, and this shall be the sign for you, that I have sent you: when you have brought the people out of Egypt, you shall serve God on this mountain.” 13Then Moses said to God, “If I come to the people of Israel and say to them, ‘The God of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they ask me, ‘What is his name?’ what shall I say to them?” 14God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’” 15God also said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘The LORD, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.’ This is my name forever, and thus I am to be remembered throughout all generations.”

Epistle 2 Thessalonians 2:1–8, 13–17

1Now concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our being gathered together to him, we ask you, brothers, 2not to be quickly shaken in mind or alarmed, either by a spirit or a spoken word, or a letter seeming to be from us, to the effect that the day of the Lord has come. 3Let no one deceive you in any way. For that day will not come, unless the rebellion comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, 4who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God. 5Do you not remember that when I was still with you I told you these things? 6And you know what is restraining him now so that he may be revealed in his time. 7For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work. Only he who now restrains it will do so until he is out of the way. 8And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will kill with the breath of his mouth and bring to nothing by the appearance of his coming. . . .13But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers beloved by the Lord, because God chose you as the firstfruits to be saved, through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth. 14To this he called you through our gospel, so that you may obtain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ. 15So then, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions that you were taught by us, either by our spoken word or by our letter. 16Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace, 17comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word.

Holy Gospel Luke 20:27–40

27There came to [Jesus] some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, 28and they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, having a wife but no children, the man must take the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. 29Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife and died without children. 30And the second 31and the third took her, and likewise all seven left no children and died. 32Afterward the woman also died. 33In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife will the woman be? For the seven had her as wife.” 34And Jesus said to them, “The sons of this age marry and are given in marriage, 35but those who are considered worthy to attain to that age and to the resurrection from the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage, 36for they cannot die anymore, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection. 37But that the dead are raised, even Moses showed, in the passage about the bush, where he calls the Lord the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob. 38Now he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for all live to him.” 39Then some of the scribes answered, “Teacher, you have spoken well.” 40For they no longer dared to ask him any question.

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