June 16, 2024

I appreciate your flexibility, allowing me to travel last Sunday and thanks to Pastor Marti for covering for me.  This Sunday, we are back to our Revelation study, looking at Jesus’ letters to Sardis and Philadelphia.  Once again, the issues addressed at those churches are no different than churches 2,000 years later.  Please join us Sunday morning at 9:00 in the Ballard Middle School Board Room.

Please “Reply All” if you’re able to bring treats this week.  Our readings will be:

2 Samuel 7:8-16

Psalm 103

Revelation 3:1-13

Matthew 24:36-44

Upcoming events:

Sunday, June 16, 23 – 9:00 am – worship at Shepherd – Revelation series

Sunday, June 30 – 9:20 am – COMBINED WORSHIP AT BETHANY

PLEASE pray for the following:

Vyshnava – the girl at the Tanuku orphanage who has a LARGE abscess on her neck – the medicine appears to be working

The nation of Israel and the civilians in harm’s way in Israel and Gaza

The people of Ukraine, as their nation is under attack.

Pastor James Puotyual while he awaits a kidney transplant

Paula, that her health might be restored

Please continue to keep the following friends in prayer:  Bev, Bonnie, Byron, Cheryl, Dave, Dick, Doug, Paula, and Twyla.

The Grulke’s in Botswana; Enrique Estrada in Mexico; Pastors Duggi, Swen, David, Dake, Moksha, Peter, Jonathan, Abdul, Subin Raj, and all the other faithful pastors as they minister in India

Matt and Simon, pastors in Estonia, as they minister in a climate that is resistant to return to Christianity.

Janis Diekonts and Ieva Diekonte, David and Angela Breidenbach, as they conduct mission work in Latvia and other parts of Eastern Europe

The people of South Sudan and Ethiopia as the civil war continues to rage – and for the South Sudanese Christians who have been forced to flee to Ethiopia

The children and staff at the Bethany-Good Shepherd Orphanage in Tanuku.  

Pastor Duggi and the members of the Lutheran Church in Gudipadu, Andhra Pradesh, and the orphanage he operates.

Tim T. as he serves various Spanish-speaking missions around the country

Our nation and its leaders – for a return to God and the values on which this country was built.

Come worship with us this Sunday at 9:00 am in the Ballard Middle School Board Room.



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