• Diane Sundrud

1.9.2022 - Mission Sunday/Slovenia presentation with Jennifer Albright

Pastor: Lee Laaveg

Pianist: Mavis Finseth

Reader: Ray Sundrud

Ushers: Scot Thompson, Wayne Schmiedeberg, Mike Sundrud

Secretary: Kathy Finseth

Introduction to the Day: Jennifer Albright is a student at Bethany Global University, where she returns to classes on campus after completing a 16-month global internship as a student missionary. Slovenia is located in central Europe and has less than a 1% Evangelical Christian population. Today, Jennifer shared about her experience in Slovenia as part of Vernes' Mission Sunday service.

Mission Presentation: Jennifer Albright - Missionary Intern to Slovenia

*Visit our website (see 'Missions' tab) if you'd like to see the monthly updates Jennifer shared with us throughout her internship.

Order of Service:

Welcome/Announcements- Happy Anniversary to Les & Mavis Finseth (January 13th)

Call to Worship: I Love to Tell the Story (LBW #390)

Opening Prayer

Scripture Readings

  • Genesis 12:1-3

  • John 3:16-17

  • Philippians 2:5-11

  • Psalm 96:1-6

  • Revelations 5:9-10; 4:11

  • Matthew 28:18-20

Response: Make Me a Servant (CH #669)

God’s Work in Our World Today: -Jennifer Albright

Hymn of the Day: We All Are One in Mission (WOV #755)


Offering Freely, Freely Give (CH #436 refrain only)


The Lord’s Prayer

Sending Hymn: Here I Am, Lord (WOV #752)

Table Grace: Be Present at our Table Lord

(May strength and for Thy service be)

  • Go in Peace! Serve the Lord! Thanks be to God!


Prayer Time @ Vernes:

You are encouraged to pray weekly for those listed in the bulletin.

Call or Text additional prayer requests to Lynn at 218.791.7520.

Prayers for this week:

Special Prayers: Josh & Heidi Long; Shelby

Jennifer Olson-Burkman; Zachery, Trinity, Maxwell

Healing Prayers: Cindy Schmiedeberg, Faith Hanson, Joan Lee

Delores Syverson, Pat Finseth, Norris Syverson, Dorothy Fick,

Bob Jasinski, Chad Nelson, Marlys Brovold, Roxanne Boehrnsen,

Hilda & Wendell Opdahl, Bernice Voxland, Lucy Solheim,

Military: Austin Sannes, Brianna Finseth, Dawn Fick, Mason Rominski

Dusty & Lisa Halvorson, Zackary Olson-Burkman, Katherine Finseth,

Missions: Jennifer Albright, our missionary in Slovenia

Next Sunday- January 16:

  • Annual meeting following worship service

  • Pastor Lee will present information about “Friends of Madagascar Mission” during Sunday services.

  • Holy Communion

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Need help or have questions? contact Diane Sundrud or Kathy Finseth

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