11th Sunday after Pentecost August 25, 2019
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
O Lord, You have called us to enter Your kingdom through the narrow door. Guide us by Your Word and Spirit, and lead us now and always into the feast of Your Son, Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with You and Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
ORDER OF SERVICE: Divine Service page 151 (Proper 16)
Introit is found on the insert and is sung responsively by half-verse.
READINGS: : Isaiah 66: 18 – 23 Hebrews 12: 4 – 24 (25-29) Luke 13: 22 – 30
HYMNS: 915, 510, 526 (offering), 620, 516
Presiding Minister (P): Rev. Jack Hetzel Assisting minister (A) lay: Shane
Organist/Pianist: Paula Acolyte: Christine
Sound System: Philip Webmaster: Michael
Secretary: Lorna Tue, Debby Fri
Members of Grace: Emilee (car accident), Heinz; Delores; David; Albina; Dennis; Jane; John ; Rob, Debbie & Stephanie; Olga; Edith; Sherran; Herta; Betty; Anne; Bob; Ray; Latimer family
Friends and Fellow Christians: Jason (Grant’s son-in-law successful back surgery: Byron; Lynda (Les’ mother); Rev. Ken; Marlene (friend of Doreen); Soraya (cancer); Lili; Jeannie; Donna and Walter; Chris; Susan; Heather; George & Waldtraut; Mardelle; Gheorghe; Bob; David ; Anne and family; Corrina
PRAYER CHAIN: for anyone who is in need of prayer. The prayer chain members will be called with your confidential request. Only the name will be made known to the prayer chain unless instructed otherwise. Please call Paula.
CONGRATULATIONS: Michael and Kirsten on the birth of their second child, a son, Jackson William born Aug. 19 and weighing 7 lbs 5oz. Big brother Luke is happy to have a little brother! Praise God from whom all blessings flow.
RETIREMENT: party for Rev. Pres. Emeritus Paul Zabel will be on Friday, September 20 at 6:00 pm at Golf’s Steak House, 598 Lancaster Street West, Kitchener, ON. Cost: $45.00 per person (cheque made payable to Lutheran Church–Canada, East District). RSVP by Friday, September 13th via email to or 519-578-6500 ext 3.
COMMUNITY ASSISTANCE: The Primary Care Outreach Team (PCOP) requires a replenishment OF supplies. Please note that some items have been added in preparation for winter. Please see white board for a list of items needed. Blessings Ann Thompson, Director, Neighbourhood Centre, 33 Olive Ave, Oshawa ON L1H 2N7; C: 905-922-6633 O: 905-404-2004 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://newlifeneighbourhoodcentre.org
Constitution and Bylaws: If anybody needs a copy I will print by request. Blessings, Debby
THANK YOU: Thank you for your continued Prayers and thoughts, they are appreciated, Regards, David & Sandy
LCC - I would, as such, request two things from all of our church workers and congregations. First, send information on upcoming events and the like in your congregation, circuit, or region to email@example.com so that such might be included in the InfoDigest. And second, subscribe to InfoDigest by going to: http://eepurl.com/dEQESP. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter. And even more so, thank you for your continued partnership in the Gospel. Rev. Timothy Teuscher, President, Lutheran Church—Canada
OFFERINGS DURING THE SUMMER: Your offerings are still needed during the summer months. St. Paul taught us that God loves a cheerful giver. Through generosity, God’s adopted children give joy to their heavenly Father by displaying His image and likeness. (LSB on 2 Cor 9:7) When you are away from church this summer, please drop off your offerings at the church before or bring them all together next time you come. Have a safe and restful vacation.
EXPERT GUESTS, EXPANSIVE TOPICS, EXTOLLING CHRIST...Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show and podcast produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. This week's teachings include: The Netflix Docuseries "The Family," Decision Theology, Late 4th Century/Early 5th Century Bishop Augustine of Hippo, The Martyrdom of John the Baptist and more. You can listen live or on-demand at and on the LPR mobile app.
LADIES OF GRACE: During your summer travel if you see any good deals for our mission items please pick them up. Thanking you in advance for your support. We need on a regular basis; School Kits – Pencil Sharpeners, Toothpaste, Rulers; Layettes – Diapers, Sweaters
QUILTING BEGINS: September 24, 2019 @ 9am.
LUTHERAN HOUR: September 1, 2019 - “Begin Again” (Genesis 1:1 - 2:30)-Lutheran Hour Speaker: Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler; The book of Genesis tells us that God made all things. But it won't answer every question about when, how, and why God did it. That's because Genesis is mostly about getting to know God.
This Week under Grace
Today (g) 9:30am Bible Class
10:30am Divine Service(C)
Wednesday 7:00pm Sunday School meeting
Sunday (g) 9:30am Bible Class
10:30am Divine Service (C)