Aug 28, 2022
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.
We Are Humbled and Exalted by the Cross of Christ
“Everyone who exalts himself will be humbled,” Jesus proclaims, but “he who humbles himself will be exalted” (Luke 14:11). For your hope is in the name of the Lord, who humbled Himself unto death on the cross and was exalted in His resurrection. So, are you humbled by His cross, and “at the resurrection of the just,” He will say to you, “Friend, move up higher” (Luke 14:10, 13–14)? By His grace, the King will honor you “in the presence of a noble,” where your eyes will gaze upon the Prince, His dearly beloved Son (Prov. 25:7). As He has dealt so graciously with you, “do not neglect to do good and to share what you have” (Heb. 13:16), and “do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers” (Heb. 13:2). Humble yourself and exalt your neighbor.
Collect of the day:
O Lord of grace and mercy, teach us by Your Holy Spirit to follow the example of Your Son in true humility, that we may withstand the temptations of the devil and with pure hearts and minds avoid ungodly pride; 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: Setting Three on page 184
Introit is found on the insert and is sung responsively by half-verse. ( Proper 17c)
READINGS: Proverbs 25: 2 - 10 Hebrews 13: 1 – 17 Luke 14: 1 - 14
HYMNS: 907, 842, 623
Presiding Minister (P): Rev. Jack Hetzel
Assisting minister (A) lay: Shane
Sound System: Philip
Webmaster: Michael Haeussler
Office Secretary: Debby and Leslie
Altar Guild: Gina
PRAYER INTERCESSION: Sherri's mother Wendy Seguin died Aug. 5; Anne; Hans; Fran; Sherran; Aina’s son Eric; Ed; Herta; Jennifer and Justin (August 27 wedding); Justin
Friends and Fellow members of the Church: Lutheran Church in Ukraine; Lillian; Berti; Alice; Terry & Brenda; Norma; Etelka’s mother; Chris; Susan ; Heather; George & Waldtraut; Kathy; Daniel; Frank (Les’ father).
VICAR DANIEL CUNNINGHAM: has begun his vicarage in Redeemer Lutheran Church, Kitimat, BC. Serving as Dan’s supervisor is the Rev. Alan Visser. We pray that Dan’s experience among God’s people together with growing in God’s Word, will help to form him and prepare him for parish ministry. God’s blessings Dan during this exciting year!
OFFERINGS OVER THE SUMMER: Please call and leave a message that you dropped off your offerings in the mailbox; so to make sure we can pick up quickly; or you can use the LCC website link on our website gracelutheranoshawa.com to do your offering from there. Thank you, have a blessed summer!
HOLY BAPTISM: of Isla Katrina this morning brings us much joy as our heavenly Father adds to his family. Through this washing of water and God’s word, Isla is welcomed as God’s dear child. She is the daughter of Madison and Alexandra. God’s blessing and grace to you Isla!
DEFIBRILLATOR TRAINING: Scheduled for October 16th at 1:00 pm for Trustees, Ushers, Pastor, Debby, Ladies of Grace, any group that will be regularly meeting at the Church. Any persons that require free defibrillator training please advise Debby/Gina, so that arrangements for the free training can take place. The Trustees want to advise the trainer how many people would attend. Please respond by August 31st by phone (905) 728-4381 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up sheet on white board in narthex. Thank you, Trustees.
OFFICE REQUEST: We will be starting a review of all our information in our database. Please complete the change form (narthex) if you have changed your email, phone numbers, address, or name since 2018, or send us the updated information to email@example.com; label your email subject line; MY INFORMATION UPDATE.
This Week under Grace
Today (g) 9:30am Bible study (downstairs)
10:30am Divine Service
Sunday (g) 9:30am Bible Study (downstairs)
10:30am Divine Service