Mission Statement:  "Morning Star Parish is a partnership of five congregations
rooted in Christ, our Morning Star, and reflecting Him in relational ministry with
one another, both within and beyond our doors."

Vision Statement:  "Morning Star Parish strives to be a welcoming community of disciples
rooted in Christ - our Morning Star, and engaged in purposeful, relational ministry through
uplifting worship, community fellowship, life-long learning, pastoral care, and service to others,
including outreach to our community and world."

2017 Morning Star Parish Council Members:
American - Alan Klefstad  (President)  & Darlene Forde (Secretary)
Pekin - Dawne Massey & Kayte Avdem (V Pres.)
Sheyenne - Mary Ann Ensrud & Larry Hoyt
Sigdal -Phyllis Haugland & Patty Anderson
Warwick - Kevin Walford & Ben Walter
Parish Treasurer - Gayle Klefstad

Please contact your council representatives for questions or comments.

November Worship Schedule &  Readings
American Lutheran, Pekin Lutheran, Sheyenne Lutheran, Sigdal Lutheran
and Warwick Lutheran Churches of
Tolna, Pekin and Warwick, North Dakota
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November 12

8:00am - Pekin
9:30am - Sigdal
11:00am - Warwick

First Reading - Amos 5:18-24
Psalm 70
Second Reading -
1 Thess. 4:13-18
Gospel - Matthew 25:1-13
November 19

8:00am  - American
9:30am - Pekin
9:30am- Warwick Lay
11:00am - Sigdal

First Reading  Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18
Psalm 90:1-8 [9-11] 12
Second Reading - 1 Thess. 5:1-11
Gospel - Matthew 25:14-30
Thanks to all the Morning Star Parish volunteers who provide special music during Services and
other special worship services.
(Click on photos to enlarge)
MSP Christmas Caroling
(photos by Debbi Brude - click on photo to enlarge)
November 5

8:00am - Sigdal
9:30am - Warwick
11:00am - American

First Reading - Rvelation 7:9-17
Psalm 34:1-10, 22
Second Reading - 1 John 3:1-3
Gospel - Matthew 5:1-12

Bernice Heck, GIFTS Ministry
Marilee Eikom, GIFTS Ministry

& former pastor, John Monson

The MSP All Parish Music Worship
Services will be held on the 5th Sunday
of the months that have 5 Sundays, and
they will be at American Lutheran at
9:30am.  The
2017 All Parish Music
Worship Service dates are:
Jan 29, April 30, July 30, Oct 29,
& Dec 31
November 26

8:00am - Warwick
9:30am - American
11:00am -  Pekin

First Reading -
Ezekiel 34:11-16 20-24
Second Reading -
Ephesians 1:15-23
Gospel -
Matthew 25:31-46
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Pastor Aanen
Interim Pastor