Weekly Bulletin

July 17, 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.

The Word of Christ Is the One Thing Needed

“The LORD appeared to [Abraham] by the oaks of Mamre” (Gen. 18:1) and received his hospitality. But Abraham received the gracious promise of a son. Though Abraham and Sarah were very old, nothing is “too hard for the LORD” (Gen. 18:14). His Word appointed the time and fulfilled the promise. In the same way, the Lord Jesus “entered a village” and received Martha’s hospitality (Luke 10:38). “Martha was distracted with much serving” because she was “anxious and troubled about many things” (Luke 10:40–41), but her sister, Mary, “sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching” (Luke 10:39). The service of love is no sin, but “one thing is necessary” for both faith and love — the Word of Christ (Luke 10:42). Thus, the ministers of Christ are sent “to make the word of God fully known, the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to his saints” (Col. 1:25–26).

COVID 19 PROTOCOL FOR WORSHIP

Masking is no longer required but remains a personal option.  You are also encouraged to wash your hands after entering church and pray for those who have been affected in any way by this pandemic.

Collect of the day:

O Lord, grant us the Spirit to hear Your Word and know the one thing needful that by Your Word and Spirit we may live according to Your will; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who live sand reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.(c69)

ORDER OF SERVICE: Divine Service page 184

         Introit is found on the insert and is spoken responsively by half-verse.( Proper 7c)

       

​READINGS:  Genesis 18:1–10a (10b–14)        Colossians 1:21–29 Luke 10:38–42

HYMNS: 904, 536, 781

Presiding Minister (P):  Rev. Jack Hetzel  

Assisting minister (A) lay: Shane

Acolyte: Christine  

Sound System: Philip  

Webmaster:  Michael Haeussler

Office Secretary: Debby – email/call office

Altar Guild: Verna and Julie            

PRAYER INTERCESSION:  Anne; Hans; Fran; Sherran; Aina’s son Eric;  Ed; Herta; Debby (tests)

 

Friends and Fellow members of the Church: Frank; Lutheran Church in Ukraine; Ronald; Lillian; Berti; Alice; Terry & Brenda; Norma; Etelka’s mother; Marlene; Chris; Susan; Heather; George & Waldtraut; Kathy; Daniel; John (Rev. Smilek’s father-in-law, suffered a medical episode at the LCC convention; father of Jill and Rev. Larry and the brother-in-law of Rev. Matthew , who were called to eternal rest.

SHOE BOX PROGRAM DURHAM:  Judy from the Shoe box program contacted us, as they are starting to prepare for this year’s Christmas program; she would like to speak to the member who organized it last year.  Can you please contact me so I can forward you all the information for this year or to let her know we will or will not be participating this year. Thank you. Call and leave a message or send me an email. gracelutheranoshawa.office@gmail.com Blessings, Debby

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!

 

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Dates for events and bulletin inserts may be placed in the holder outside the office door, there will be no printed calendar at this time;   Bulletin items are due by Wednesday of each week.    You can email the info to gracelutheranoshawa.office@gmail.com

 

OFFICE SECRETARY VACATION: July 15-24th, 2022; NO bulletin 7.24.22

 

PASTOR’S VACATION: is planned for the month of July. If there is any need of emergency pastoral care, please call one of the elders or Rev. Kevin Fast in Cobourg at 905 372-8012.

 

LANDSCAPING VOLUNTEER: is needed by one of elderly neighbours who called the church and asked for help.  Please call Raul if you can help.

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Dates for events and bulletin inserts may be placed in the holder outside the office door, there will be no printed calendar at this time;   Bulletin items are due by Wednesday of each week.    You can email the info to gracelutheranoshawa.office@gmail.com

 

OFFICE SECRETARY VACATION: from June 24 – July 3rd; July 15-24th, 2022

This Week under Grace 

Today (g)          9:30am             Bible study (downstairs)

                        10:30am           Divine Service .(NC)

Sunday (g)        9:30am             Bible Study (downstairs)

                        10:30am           Divine Service .(NC)