June 18, 2017
TODAY AT LEF
Welcome / Announcements
Call to Worship: Psalm 89: 1-2;5-8
Songs for Praise and Worship
Sunday School Prayer
Message “God Is” Good – Righteous and Loving
Song of Response
Father’s Day Tribute
Hymn#500: “Faith of Our Fathers”
THIS WEEK @ LEF
● Wed. 7:30 pm - LEF prayer
● Thurs. 7:30 pm - Young Adults' Bible study at the Watsons'
● Sat. 7:00am - Men’s full breakfast and study
PRAYER TEAM SCHEDULE
Today: Darwyn, Cathy, Reg
Next Sunday: The picnic
SCHEDULE FOR JUNE
Greeters: Wilfred and Mable
Sunday School helpers: Nic, Maxine
June 25 Church picnic (set up D; clean up C)
July 2 Potluck fellowship meal (set up A; clean up B)
*10:30 am: Sunday, June 25th, Annual Church picnic. If you are interested in joining those being baptized this year at our church picnic, please talk with Pastor Dennis. A – M families bring desserts and N - Z bring salads. Please bring your own serving utensils for the salads and please have your finger food dessert or fruit like watermelon cut up and ready to go for the dessert table. J
*July 13: The Klassens, Paraguayan harpist will be performing at LEF
*Please note the fellowship meal normally on the third Sunday has been moved to the 4th Sunday; the day of the picnic, June 25th.
*There is an opportunity to contribute to a group wedding gift to Connor and Tracy Schappert which will be presented at their shower July 2nd at LEF. Please see Lori W. or Pat P. by June 25th.
*We will be doing another summer of prayer around the campfire beginning July 5th!! Please let Donna know if you would like to host. Hosts usually provide a campfire, drink and a snack, keeping it simple! Get your date before they fill up!
CHECK OUR OUR WEBSITE FOR ONLINE BULLETIN, AUDIO SERMONS, STATEMENT OF FAITH ETC @ www.lefchurch.com
“God is”—Love—Benevolent, Grace/Mercy
“God is” Morally_______. His righteousness/justice
*_____________—doing right, upright conduct; the state of being right and________.
“God’s righteousness means that God always acts in accordance with what is ________and is himself the final standard of what is_________.”
*In its simplest terms, we can understand God’s righteousness in this way—“God always does what is________.”
“In general, God’s love may be thought of as his eternal _______or sharing of himself with others.”
2 dimensions of God’s________ for us:
1) His___________: good will, kindly feeling, or an act of kindness.”
2) His _________and grace
*mercy is not receiving what you__________, and grace is receiving what you _________ deserve.”
Definition: “God’s mercy means God’s __________toward those in misery and distress.”
*While God loves to show_______, it “is a holy mercy; it will by no means protect sin, but anxiously waits to_________ it.”