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6th Sunday after Trinity + Matthew 5:20-26 + July 30, 2017

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15
Hymn # 295 The Law of God is Good and Wise Hymn # 287 That Man A Godly Life Might Live Hymn # 500 May God Bestow on Us His Grace
Introit THE LORD || is the strength of His | peo- | ple *             He is the saving Refuge of | His | a- | noint- | ed. || Save Your people, and bless Your in- | her-i- | tance; * Shepherd them also, and bear them | up | for- | ev- | er. (Psalm 28:8 paraphrase, 9) || To You I will cry, O Lord my Rock; do not be silent to | me, | - * Lest, if You are silent to me, I become like those who go | down | to | the | pit. || Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to | You, | - *             When I lift up my hands toward Your holy | sanc- | tu- | ar- | y. || The Lord is my strength and my | shield; | - *             My heart trusted in Him, | and | I | am | helped. (Psalm 28:1, 2, 7a) || The Lord is the strength of His | peo- | ple *             He is the saving Refuge of | His | a- | noint- | ed. || Save Your people, and bless Your in- | 

4th Sunday after Trinity + Luke 6:36-42 + July 9, 2017

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15
Hymn # 395 O God, Thou faithful God Hymn # 324 Jesus Sinners Does Receive Hymn # 262 A mighty fortress is our God
Introit

THE LORD - || is my light and my Salvation; whom | shall | I | fear? | - *
            The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be | a- | fraid?
|| When the wicked | came | a- | gainst | me, *
            My enemies and foes, they stumbled | and | fell. (Psalm 27:1–2)
|| Though an army may en- | camp | a- | gainst | me, *
            My heart shall | not | fear;
|| Though war should | rise | a- | gainst | me, *
            In this I will be con- | fi- | dent.
|| One thing I have desired of the Lord, that | will | I | seek: | - *
            That I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of | my | life,
|| For in the time of trouble He shall hide me in | His | pa- | vil- | ion; *
            He shall set me high upon | a | rock. (Psalm 27:3a, 3b–5)
GLORIA PATRI (From Hymnal)
|| The Lord is my light and my Salvation; whom | shall | …

5th Sunday after Trinity + Luke 5:1-11 + July 16, 2107

Catechetical Recitation
Hymn # 263 O Little Flock, Fear Not the Foe Hymn # 288 Lord, Help Us Ever to Retain (St. 1-2) Hymn # 444 Rise! To Arms! With Prayer Employ You Hymn # 288 Lord, Help Us Ever to Retain (St. 3-4) Hymn # 261 Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Thy Word
Readings Jeremiah 16:14-21 1 Peter 3:8-15 Luke 15:1-11
In the Name of the Father and of the Son + and of the Holy Ghost. Amen.
1)         Simon and his band of fishermen had spent the entire night on the water. The night had been a constant repetition of casting their nets and pulling them back empty each time. I don’t know if you’ve ever been fishing using a net. It’s not as easy as baiting a hook and casting a rod. Casting a net into the water takes a good amount of skill. It also takes a good amount of strength to do it repeatedly. My father-in-law introduced me to fishing with a nylon net last summer. We took turns casting the net into the shallows searching for shad to use as bait to catch the bigger fish. That net was nylon and I …

3rd Sunday after Trinity + Luke 15:1-11 + July 2, 2017

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15
Hymn # 1 Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty
Hymn # 387 Dear Christians, One and All, Rejoice
Hymn # 384 Oh, How Great is Thy Compassion
Introit

TURN YOUR- - || self to me, and have | mer- | cy | on | me, *
            For I am desolate and af- | flict- | ed.
|| Look on my affliction | and | my | pain, | - *
            And forgive all | my | sins. (Psalm 25:16, 18)
|| To You, O Lord, I lift | up | my | soul. | - *
            O my God, I trust in You; Let me not be | a- | shamed.
|| For You are the God of | my | sal- | va- | tion; *
            On You I wait all | the | day.
|| My eyes are ever | to-ward ∙ | the | Lord, | - *
            For He shall pluck my feet out of | the | net.
|| Keep my soul, | and | de- | liv-er ∙ | me; *
            Let me not be ashamed, for I put my trust | in | You. (Psalm 25:1–2a, 5, 15, 20)
GLORIA PATRI (From Hymnal)
|| Turn Yourself to me, and have | mer- | cy | on | me, *
            For I am desolate and af- | flict- | ed.
|| Look on my afflic…

The Presentation of the Augsburg Confession + John 15:1-11 + June 25, 2017

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn # 260 O Lord, Look Down, from Heaven, Behold! Hymn # 267 If God Had Not Been On Our Side Hymn # 262 A Mighty Fortress is Our God

Introit
I - WILL || speak of Thy testimonies al - | so | be-| fore | kings *
          And will | not | be| a-| shamed. (Psalm 119:46)
|| God is our | re- | fuge | and | strength, *
          A very present | help | in | trou- | ble. -
|| Therefore will not we fear, though the | earth | be | re-| moved *
         And though the mountains be carried into the |midst | of | the | sea;
|| Though the waters thereof roar | and | be | trou-| bled *
         Though the mountains shake with the | swell-| ing | there- | of.
|| The Lord of | hosts | is | with | us; *
          The God of Jacob | is | our | re- | fuge. – (Psalm 46:1-3, 7)
|| I will speak of Thy testimonies al - | so | be | fore | kings *
              and will | not | be a-|-shamed. (Psalm 119:46)

Collect for the Presentation of the Augsburg Confession
O Lord God, Heavenly Father…