Check Your Spiritual Oil!

Come ye thankful people come

The Sermon: Matthew 25: 1-13 1“At that time the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2Five of them were foolish and five were wise. 3The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any oil with them. 4The wise, however, took oil in jars along with their lamps. 5The bridegroom was a long time in coming, and they all became drowsy and fell asleep.  6“At midnight the cry rang out: ‘Here’s the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!’  7“Then all the virgins woke up and trimmed their lamps. 8The foolish ones said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil; our lamps are going out.’  9” ‘No,’ they replied, ‘there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for Read More …

Receive God’s Word

Receive God's Word

The Sermon: 1 Thessalonians 2 : 13 “And we also thank God continually because, when you received the Word of God, which you heard from us, you received it not as the word of men, but as it actually is, the Word of God which is at work in you who believe.” RECEIVE GOD’S WORD As The Divinely-Inspired Revelation Of The Living God As The Only Authority In Matters Of Faith And Life Listen to the sermon:   17th Sunday After Pentecost Saturday, October 4 (6:00 p.m.) & Sunday, October 5, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Younger Children – “Singing for Jesus” (Director: Laura Karow; Accompanist: Barb Breth) Opening Order of Service………………………. Divine Service, Setting 4 (Pg 203ff) Confession & Absolution……………………………. Page 203 Left Column Introit ♫ Kyrie………………………………………………………………………. Page 204 ♫ Gloria in Excelsis  ……………………………………………………. Page 204 Salutation and Collect Read More …

Feed the Fire!

Feed the Fire!

The Confirmation Address: 1 Thessalonians 5: 19, 23-24 19 Do not put out the Spirit’s fire; 23 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 The one who calls you is faithful and he will do it. [84 NIV] FEED THE FIRE ! Listen to the sermon: Confirmation Sunday  May 11, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Song by Children and Choir – “The First Song Of Isaiah” (Based On Isaiah 12: 2-6) by J. White  (Directors: Heather Schierenbeck and Cathy Augustin; Acc: Ryan Augustin) (Refrain) Surely it is God Who saves me; I will trust in Him and not be afraid For the Lord is my stronghold and my sure defense, and He has become my Savior (Repeat)  1.Therefore you shall draw Read More …

BEREANS – SHOW YOUR FAITH

BEREANS - SHOW YOUR FAITH

Listen to the sermon: SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY Sunday, January 20, 2013 – 9:00 a.m. For Pre-Service Meditation – Psalm 8, Page 27 In Front Of Supplement Choir Song: “Angels Are Singing Their Alleluias” (Janine Swain) Director: Cathy Augustin Accompanist: Heather Schierenbeck Hymn A Service Of The Word ……………..… Supplement, Pages 22-23 The Scripture Reading – 1 Corinthians 12 (Excerpts) As the divinely designed human body has many members who work together at the direction of the head for the welfare of the body, so the Church of Jesus Christ is comprised of many differently-gifted members – all who serve their Head, Jesus Christ. The Apostles Creed (Supplement, Page 23) Hymn The Sermon …………………………… 1 Thessalonians 5: 12 – 24 Now we ask you, brothers, to respect those who work hard among you, who are over you in the Lord and who admonish Read More …

BECOME SOUL-MODELS FOR OTHERS

A KINGDOM WORTH POSSESSING

The Sermon: 1 Thessalonians 1: 5-10 Our Gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction. You know how we lived among you for your sake. You became imitators of us and of the Lord; In spite of severe suffering, you welcomed the message with the joy given by the Holy Spirit.  And so you became a model to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia. The Lord’s message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia – your faith in God has become known everywhere. Therefore we do not need to say anything about it, for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for Read More …