Preaching: Pastor Brian Middleswarth Sermon:"Making Room for God by Cleaning House" We welcome back former Youth Director Brian Middleswarth who now serves as Pastor of St. John Lutheran in Ely, IA. Scriptures: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22NRSV Special Music: 5p: Chapel Choir; 9a: Rhapsody Ringers; 11:15: H.S. Handbells Learn more about our Making Room for God Lenten Series on the Worship Information page.
10:15 Sunday Morning Learning
During the season of Lent when many people are meeting in small discussion groups, our usual Sunday Morning Learning seminars are on hold. Watch for a full line-up to return after Easter.
Reading Bee Bookclub: Because of the Lenten Small Groups, the reading bee will be meeting in the Youth Library at 10:15 this Sunday instead of the usual room upstairs.
10:15 a.m. Children & Youth Options
Children Ages 6 months to 4 years may use our nursery on the lower level. Children Ages 3-4 check in at the bottom of the stairs by the Administrative Entrance forPreschool Sunday School. Children Grades K-3rd check at the top of the stairs by the Administrative Entrance for Kidzone. Children Grades 4th & 5th check in at the top of the stairs by the Administrative Entrance for Connect 45. Youth Forum for Middle and High School Youth takes place in the lower level youth room.
Shaping our Worship Space Workshop
Join us at a workshop either this Friday night (dinner & childcare available) or Saturday morning (light breakfast served) to help us think about designing an inspiring worship space that fits our unique identity as a congregation. These workshops will be led by Dr. Todd Johnson, Brehm Chair of Worship, Theology, and the Arts at Fuller Theological Seminary. Read the full article from the cover of The Light and then head over to sign up for a workshop at firstlutherancr.org/renewing.
First Graders Communion Milestone activity day on Saturday, March 3, 9-10:30 a.m. We’ll play games and do fun activities to sum up all our learning about Communion, and Pastor Steve will have a chance to talk with your grown-ups about Communion (to refresh their memories!), and make sure they feel equipped to answer any questions you may ask them. Please don’t miss this event!