Worship Highlights
Summer of Missions
Children's Church 
July 11, 2021

8:30 AM Worship - with hymns
10:00 AM Worship - with praise music
In-Person and Online

8:30 Bulletin
10:00 Bulletin

Readings:  

A Live stream of our services are on Facebook and YouTube
Go to facebook.com/stlukesbloomington or youtube.com/stlukesbloomington to view live streaming along with recorded worships.

Devotions
God Pause (online daily devotions)




Children's Church

Prayground and Children's Church:

Join us this Sunday, July 11th and August 1st during the 10:00 AM service.




This Week's Mission
VEAP

Thousands of students in the Bloomington, Richfield and Edina school districts need help filling their backpacks this fall. Join us in supporting their academic success by making sure they have all the supplies they need for the year. VEAP will be collecting items and distributing to the school districts with the support of local faith communities, businesses and partners.

What supplies are most needed? Learn more.


Altar Flowers 

Flowers this Sunday, July 11th are 

Given by Lori Murray in celebration of 
her birthday today!

If you would like to order altar flowers, the cost is $40.00. Please provide your request for a specific date to Bette Gamboni, 952-888-8317 or email her at bjgfree2010@gmail.com.


Children and Youth at Wapo

Please pray for our children and youth this week as they attend Wapo Bible Camp. May God guide and protect them. 

"And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord's holy people to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge-that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God."
EPHESIANS 3:17-19




VBS Registration NOW OPEN
July 26th - 29th

Join us for an exciting week of VBS July 26th - 29th from 9:00 AM to Noon for 3 years old through 5th grade. 

Click here to register for VBS.

Click here to sign up to volunteer to help with VBS. 

A planning/training meeting is scheduled for Saturday, July 17th from 3-5 PM.



Congratulations

Jayden Steven Ness was born on June 29th at 5:49 PM. He weighed 8lbs 7oz. Proud parents are Jayson and Nikki Ness. Big sister Brooke and big brother Jayke.


Camera Techs Needed

More help is needed behind the camera (at the computer). We are in need of more people to learn how to operate the cameras for the live stream of the services. Contact the office if you are willing to serve as a Camera Tech. Thank you!






God's Work. Our hands. 
T-shirt order

We are placing an order for "God's work. Our hands." t-shirts. Deadline to order is Tuesday, July 13th. A $10.00 donation is suggested. The order will be placed on July 14th so they are available on August 1st, prior to National Night Out block parties.

We will have a second deadline of Tuesday, August 24th, so they are available on September 12th for "God's Work. Our hands." Sunday.

Please call the office to order.

Sizes available:
Youth S,M,L
Adult S,M,L,XL,2XL,3XL,4XL,5XL






St. Luke's Job Opportunities:

Choir Director, Contemporary Music Leader, Handbell Choir Director, Director of Children and Family Ministry.

Join a welcoming and growing community of faith, busy making Christ known to the world: 


Yard Care Group

The Yard Care Group meets Monday and Wednesday mornings 9:00 - Noon, weather permitting. If you can make it for three hours or only one, all help is welcome! 

Bring gloves, garden tools and knee pads. Bug spray too! If other days work better, you can contact me via email at at property@stlukesbloomington.org.

Thank you,

Marc Dunham
Property


Summer Opportunities for 
Children and Youth

VBS - July 26-29
High School Mission Trip to The Boundary Waters - August 7-14

If you have any questions concerning these opportunities, please contact Rob at 
952-881-5801 (ext. 103) or email rob@stlukesbloomington.org.



Prayer Requests
This Week
We continue to hold our family members and friends in prayer. We appreciate any updates you can provide. 

-Prayer of healing for Karen Monsen, my sister, who is recovering very slowly following abdominal surgery for a perforated bowel. - Craig Brandt and Kimberley Gaslin
-Prayer of healing for my sister-in-law, Donna, who had emergency intestinal surgery. - Julie Klein

Continued prayers:
-Prayers for Mike Zielinski and his family as his cancer has returned.
-Prayers for our sister-in-law, Mary, who has ovarian cancer. Prayers for healing. - Laurie and Gary Blanchard
-Prayers for Mark Roberts for continued healing and strength following surgery.
-Prayers for my mom who has a GI bleed. Hospice is being considered. - Janet Lyson
-Prayers for our niece Sarah. She had a stroke in September after the birth of her daughter. She is having cognitive issues, an autoimmune disorder, losing weight quickly and has been diagnosed with Covid with lung changes. Prayers for healing and strength. Karol & Rueben Schmidt
-Prayers for Derrick Bergk who is in the Methodist Hospital with complications from colon cancer. Please pray for the doctors to resolve what needs to be done to help his system to adjust and heal. Pray for Derrick's healing and a healthy recovery. - Diethard Bergk
-Prayers for Diane Aga who is having knee surgery.
-Prayers for my cousin, Audrey, who is experiencing kidney failure again. - Bette Gamboni
-Prayers for Sharon Strid's daughter, Jennifer, who has a brain tumor and needs surgery.
-Prayers for my niece, Melissa, who was moved to a hospice care facility.
-Prayers for Debbie Benson who is struggling with back issues.
-Prayers for my brother, Joe. Patience and strength to continue to deal with his health issues and caring for his wife, Donna, and daughter, Melissa. - Julie Klein
-Prayers for my sister who was recently diagnosed with cancer and has started chemo. - Joy Lindgren
-Prayers for a quick recovery from my hip surgery. - Diane Helgemo
-Prayers for a safe experience at Fort Sills Boot Camp for William Edmonds. - Karla & Tim Edmonds
-Prayers that my granddaughter connects with a doctor for her medical issues. - Smacky
-Prayers for my nephew, Andrew, recovering from cellulitis. - Judy Ludwigson
-Prayers for my niece, Debbie, who has Stage 3 lung cancer, inoperable. - Pamela Trutnau
-Prayers for strength and balance for our son, Michael. - Ron & Rita Minsaas
-Prayers for Ron who is undergoing treatments for Parkinsons and for Rita for her breathing issues. 
-Continued prayers for Allan Johnson whose legs are improving, but still in constant pain. - Linda Johnson
-Prayers for Caleb for his health concerns of Celiac Disease and hypertension in his lung is always a concern and can add stress to his heart. - Joel Daly
-Prayers for Tina as she receives treatment for cancer in her armpit. - Joel Daly
-Prayers for Londyn who had a brain scan.  - Cindy Dierschell
-Prayers for Rory who has colon cancer and will be having intense chemo and radiation therapy.
-Prayers for Emily, my son's girlfriend, as she continues her treatment for thyroid cancer. - Cheryl Thiele
-Prayers for my brother-in-law who is receiving radiation and chemotherapy for cancer. - Greg Hornicke
-Continued prayers for Rachael who has been struggling with cancer for 3+ years. Pray for wisdom for her doctors and care team and for comfort, strength and complete healing for Rachael. - Judy Ludwigson
-Continued prayers for healing, comfort and strength for my friend, Connie, as she recovers from a stroke and continues her battle with cancer. - Judy Ludwigson
-My back is stable because of the prayers and my exercise regime! I miss being in church, but worship online. - Jane Ekerberg 
-Prayers for Maisy as she is in her last stage of chemotherapy for leukemia. - Jane Nechville
-Prayers for continued healing and renewed health for both Tom and me. Tom has a hard time breathing and goes to rehab for that. Ongoing prayers for health and medications that will help me with my pain management. - Jackie Wakely
-Prayers for my sister-in-law diagnosed with cancer. - Smacky
-Prayers for my friend, Mary, who has Stage 4 cancer. Patty Panning
-Prayers for our granddaughter who is struggling with her mental health. - Cindy Dierschell
-Prayers for my friend, Yvonne, and neighbor, Dawn, who both have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. - Smacky
-Prayers for Terry DeSchepper who is awaiting a liver transplant. - Brenda DeSchepper
-Prayers of thanksgiving for our wonderful congregation and all of the things they do (large and small) to make the world a more loving and beautiful place.
-Prayers for Gene who is now in a care facility continuing to receive dialysis for kidney failure. - Myrtle Brandvold
-Prayers for Warren Carpenter whose cancer has returned. Thankful that he is in no pain.
-Continued prayers for Matt Ellis, who through a freak accident is now a quadriplegic. Prayers for a miracle of healing. -  Bev Brosam
-Prayers for my son, Rick, seeking relief for his back. - Smacky
-Prayers for our sister-in-law, Julie, and her family. Her cancer has returned. - Tim & Deb Krieg
-Prayers for my granddaughter, Carly, suffering from GI pain issues. - Warren Carpenter
-Prayers for Sylvia Monson who has Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma cancer. Continuing treatments and feeling good.
-Prayers for Pam Trutnau who suffers from chronic pain.
-Prayers for my nephew, Gabriel, who is receiving treatment for Leukemia. - Susana Castillo
-Prayers for those dealing with anxiety and depression. 
-Prayers for our deployed service men and women. 
-Prayers for peace in heart, mind and soul and for joyfulness for our country and the world to come together in love.
-Prayers for the sick and homeless.
-Prayers for all the good things St. Luke's does and continues to do.

To submit a prayer request, please contact the office:  952-881-5801 or office@stlukesbloomington.org.