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The Resurrection of Our Lord - St. Mark 16:1-8 - March 27, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn #200 I Know That My Redeemer Lives Hymn #192 Awake My Heart With Gladness Hymn #191 Christ the Lord is Risen Today; Alleluia! Readings Isaiah 52:13-15 1 Corinthians 5:6-8 St. Mark 16:1-8 Collect for the Feast of the Resurrection of Our Lord
Grant, we beseech Thee, Almighty God, that we who celebrate the solemnities of the Lord’s Resurrection may by the renewal of Thy Holy Spirit rise again from the death of the soul; through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Sermon on the Holy Gospel

Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Alleluia!
Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bring spices to the tomb where Jesus was laid in haste after His death. These devout women want to show one last act of reverence and love for their dead Lord. The door of the tomb had been co…

Good Friday - John 18:37 - March 25, 2015

Maundy Thursday - 1 Corinthians 11:23-32

Order of the Confessional Service - Pg. 46 Order of Holy Communion - Pg. 15 Hymn # 164 Twas on that Dark, That Doleful Night Hymn # 311 Jesus Christ, Our Blessed Savior
Readings
Exodus 12:1-14 1 Corinthians 11:23-32 St. John 13:1-15 Collect for Maundy Thursday
O Lord God, Who hast left unto us in a wonderful Sacrament a memorial of Thy Passion, grant, we beseech Thee, that we may so use this Sacrament of Thy Body and Blood that the fruits of Thy redemption may continually be manifest in us; Thou, Who livest and reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Sermon on the Epistle Lesson
Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)On the night in which He was betrayed, Christ gives His church one of her greatest treasures. Jesus takes the unleavened bread of the Passover meal, breaks it, distributes it and says, “Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me.” Then He takes the cup,…

Lent VI (Palarum) - Matthew 21:1-9 - March 20, 2016

Order of Holy Communion - pg. 15 Hymn #160 All Glory, Laud, and Honor Hymn #142 A Lamb Goes Uncomplaining Forth Hymn #162 Ride On, Ride On, in Majesty
Readings Zechariah 9:9-10 Philippians 2:5-11 Matthew 21:1-9
Collect for Palmarum, the Sixth Sunday in Lent
Almighty and Everlasting God, Who hast sent Thy Son, our Savior Jesus Christ, to take upon Him our flesh and to suffer death upon the cross that all mankind should follow the example of His great humility, mercifully grant that we may both follow the example of His patience and also be made partakers of His Resurrection; through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
Sermon on the Holy Gospel

Grace and peace be unto you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
1)Today’s gospel lesson begins and ends with the preaching of Jesus and the response of those who hear Jesus’ preaching. The text begins with Jesus arriving in B…