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This Sunday is Palm/Passion Sunday which marks Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem. It is also the beginning of Holy Week. Please join us for online worship tomorrow at 9:15 am.
I pray God draws you into stillness and gives what God promised:
a profound awareness that God is God and that God is love.

Worship aids, a prayer list, and announcements are included below. 
Participate live or archived on YouTube
Participate live or archived on YouTube
Consider also your giving to God through St. Paul. Give now online by clicking here. Or by mailing a check to 715 South Third Street, Clinton, IA 52732. 

In-person worship is suspended and the building is closed at through April 20, but ministry continues in Christ's name. You get to invest in calling people to worship, feeding hungry people, and nurturing a sense of community and hope despite the isolation and uncertainty. Your gifts mean even more now, in these economically chaotic times. 

Many are suffering. Many are dying. Much is being lost. But Easter is coming. God brings life from the dead, and Christ's resurrection is our resurrection. Your offering proclaims that good news. 
Give Now
Finally, take a moment to imagine where you sit in the sanctuary. Who sits in front of you? Who sits behind? Beside you? Commit now to calling one or two of these brothers and sisters in Christ today. It is the fellowship that for many of us that fills worship with joy and consolation. You can give and receive those gifts even now.
April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday


All Glory, Laud and Honor
Children's Blessing

   The peace of Christ be with you always. And also with you.
Blessing of Palms


Hymn of the Day
Prayers of Intercession
Lord's Prayer


Marked with the cross of Christ, go forth to love and serve the Lord. Thanks be to God. 
O Sacred Head Now Wounded
Prayer Requests
—For Max Bailey, Blade Family, Jackie Cannon, Kevin  Donahue, Vince Donahue, Dale Etheridge,  Gail Etheridge, Nancy Grant, Kelly Cullen, Pauline Ferguson,  David Keefer, Rick Kowzic, Margaret Laipple, Mary Miller, Doug Owen, Dorothy Pietscher, Gary Reynolds, Donna Santiago, Fern Schilling, Lois Schmidt, Judy Sexton, Payton William, Carolyn, Karla, Kayla, Jeremey, Jordyn, Joshua.

—For the homebound:  Darlene Clausen, Jean Luckritz, Sherry Walling,  Edward and Ardena Zirbes.

—For those in care facilities:  Edith Beferd, Betty Chekal, Clayton Cook, Marian Edwards, Bob Farwell, Joan Guidebeck, Evelyn Hubbart, Gene Otten, Marge Marlowe, and Peggy Young

-Easter Baskets were distributed yesterday.  Thank you to everyone who donated food items, time and financial support for these baskets. It is greatly appreciated. 

-The annual WELCA Spring Program that was scheduled for April 18 has been cancelled. .

-A mailing was sent out this week. Please watch your mailbox for it. 

-Please watch our website, Facebook, and E-News letter for updates about worship services. All Holy Week services will be available on line. Watch you email for information on each worship service this week. 

-Parents watch the E-News letter and Facebook for videos and activities. 

-Easter Lillies have been ordered and will be delivered to your home.
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