Grace Lutheran Church Oshawa
540 Cromwell Ave. + Oshawa, Ontario + L1J 4V4 + Phone: 905-728-4381 + email: email@example.com
Twelve Sunday of Pentecost Aug 27, 2017
Welcome in the name of the Risen Lord Jesus Christ. If you are visiting, we are glad that you are here and kindly ask that you sign our guest book at the sanctuary doors. If you would like to become a member please speak to the Pastor. In case of illness, the Pastor should be informed. He will always be glad to speak with those who are confronted with problems of a spiritual nature. The time before worship is a quiet time for prayer and meditation to prepare for worship. Please see the inside cover of the hymnal for prayers and page 329f to prepare for Holy Communion. Communicant members are asked to fill out a communion card found in the pew racks and place it in the offering plates.
Collect of the Day
Almighty God, whom to know is everlasting life, grant us to know Your Son, Jesus, to be the way, the truth, and the life that we may boldly confess Him to be Christ and steadfastly walk in the that leads to life eternal; through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
ORDER OF SERVICE: Divine Service page 151
Introit is found on the insert and is sung responsively by half-verse.
READINGS: : Genesis 2: 7, 18 – 24 Ephesians 5: 1-2, 22 – 33 Matthew 19: 4 - 6
HYMNS: 913, 860, 862 (offering), 864, 851, 922 (additional stanza added at end)
Presiding Minister (P): Rev. Jack Hetzel Assisting minister (A) lay: Shane
Organist/Pianist: Paula Acolyte: Christine
Sound System: Anna/Philip Webmaster: Michael
Secretary: Iulia (Tues am), Debby (Thurs pm) Parish Nurse: Jane
Bible Class and Sunday School
Since the Lord’s Supper gives the forgiveness of sins in the body and blood of Christ to all who believe the words “given and shed” and is also a celebration of oneness in faith, we ask that only those who have professed such faith publicly in a Lutheran Church-Canada (or Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod) congregation come to the Lord’s Altar. Everyone intending to commune for the first time is kindly asked to speak with the Pastor prior to the service.
PRAYER INTERCESSIONS: Sheila (died Aug. 6); David (received a Christian burial on Sat. Aug 19th; ); Paula; Pastor Hetzel (back); Debbie & Stephanie; Ivy (Gina'smother); Jumna; Laurie, Christine; Fran & Irwin; Dennis; Hannelore; June; Rev. Kurt; Olga; Monika; Edith; Asser; Gheorghe; Sharon; Autumn; Susan; Mary; Sherran & Larry; Heather; Herta; Gene & Margaret; Albina; Betty; Lucie; Andre & Micheline; Jeanine; George & Waldtraut; George & Jeannie; Rev. Delmar & Mardelle; Johanna, Claudette; Isabelle.
OFFICE PHONE: We are still having technical issues with the Primus phones. You can still leave a message
PRAYER CHAIN: Once a request is brought to Paula or from Pastor, the prayer chain members will be called. All will be confidential, unless otherwise instructed by you. Please call, we’re here for you. Paula
WANTED SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS: We would ask that you prayerfully consider serving your Lord Jesus as a Sunday school teacher. This service to God is such a blessing and you are in The Word continually! The children are delightful and God ensures that you as a teacher learn from the kids as well. Please give this prayerful consideration. Speak to Paula or Carolyn if you have any questions or worries! We will mentor you until you are comfortable on your own. Thank you.
WWW.LUTHERANHOUR.CA. CHAM 820/AM SUN. 8:00 AM August 13, “Looking for a Good Speaker” Matt 6:9.
GRASS CUTTING: Help is needed for around the church at least once every two weeks. Please consider helping. If you are interested please sign up on the signup sheet on bulletin board in the narthex.
LOOKING FOR USED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: Bristol Road Middle School (Mississauga) is starting an instrumental music program for their students this fall. They will require approximately 120 instruments. So far, they have received a donation of 35 instruments, mostly from a high school that is closing. Therefore, they still need a lot more instruments. Some students will buy or rent instruments but not all families can afford this. Therefore, we are looking for donations of used musical instruments of ANY KIND (e.g., brass, woodwind, string), in ANY CONDITION. If you have a used instrument that you no longer need and would like to donate, please contact: Lisa Talvak
SAINT VINCENT’S KITCHEN: if anyone would like to help with our team it's the 4th Saturday of every month. You can Contact Charlie and Christine Farnell at 905-263-8497 or St. Vincent’s kitchen at 905-434-7543; ask for Valerie Moreton. People can come in the morning for prep, or in the afternoon for serving, busing or drying dishes. Or to help close. Morning times 9-12 Afternoon 2-5 Evening 5-7.
SYNOD CONVENTION BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS: LCC Kitchener convention!
For the first time since 2002 Lutheran Church–Canada will hold its national church convention in Kitchener. The triennial event, meeting under the Reformation-based theme "Christ alone. Christ forever”, is scheduled for October 13-16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Kitchener. Delegates from across Canada will gather to worship, conduct church business, discuss restructuring, elect those who will serve the national church (including a new president), and enjoy fellowship. Members of East District congregations will have the opportunity to join the convention for Opening Worship on Friday, October 13 at Historic St. Paul’s, drop by to take in the debate or visit exhibitors, attend a special Reformation Concert Saturday, October 14 at Grace Lutheran Church or enjoy a special reception for President Bugbee Sunday evening. Watch for more details. For convention information go to www.lcc2017.ca
LWML: This is the year of the reformation, come to the Ontario District LWML Retreat and learn about the “Women of the Reformation”. The retreat is Oct. 20-21, 2017 at the Sunbridge Hotel Cambridge(Hespler). Registration is $75 for both days and you make your own room reservation with the hotel. When making your reservation advise them that you are part of the LWML Retreat to get the best room rate. Registration forms are available from Diana. Hope to see you all at this inspiring retreat. Blessings, Diana, President of Ladies of Grace.
This Week under Grace
Today (g) 9:30am Bible Class 10:30am Divine Service
Sunday (g) 9:30am Bible Class 10:30am Divine Service