Fourth Sunday of Pentecost Jul 2, 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, by the working of Your Holy Spirit, grant that we may gladly hear Your Word proclaimed among us and follow its directing; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
ORDER OF SERVICE: Divine Service page 151 (Proper 8)
Introit is found on the insert and is sung responsively by half-verse.
READINGS: Jeremiah 28:5-9 Romans 7:1-13 Matthew 10:34-42
HYMNS: “O Canada”, 685, 781 (offering), 688, 851, 852
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
Pastor Available for Confession & Absolution
Tues. & Thurs. (9am – Noon)
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: Christine; Fran; Dennis; Hannelore; June; Bill & Carolyn; Rev. Kurt; Olga; Monika; Edith; David; Kim; Asser; Gheorghe; Sharon; Autumn; Susan; Mary; Sherran & Larry; Heather; Herta; Gene & Margaret; Albina; Debbie & Stephanie; Betty; Lucie; Andre & Micheline; Jeanine; George & Waldtraut; Brenda; George & Jeannie; Rev. Delmar & Mardelle; Johanna; Tom.
PHONE ISSUES: Please leave a message as Pastor will be checking messages online.
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.
VBS- Please pray for our community to be part of our summer program. Starts July 10th-14th.
Thank you, VBS Team.
GREETERS: Please step in for our days not supported this summer.
WWW.LUTHERANHOUR.CA. CHAM 820/AM SUN. 8:00 AM Canada Day Guest Speaker on July 2nd will be Rev.Cameron Schnarr from Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Winnipeg. His sermon topic is "Jesus is the man. The valuable one - given up for the sake of the people "
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.
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.
BE PART OF A NATIONAL CHURCH EVENT : Not since 2002 has Kitchener hosted a national Lutheran Church-Canada convention. Downtown at the Crowne Place, October 13-16 delegates from across Canada will gather to worship, conduct church business, and study God’s Word. You can be part of the action as a volunteer and maybe even see some old friends from other parts of Canada. Speak to the pastor or go to www.serveLCC.ca to see all the opportunities and sign-up!
THANK YOU: We would like to thank the members of Grace Lutheran Church for the support, love, and prayers during this time of sorrow. Knowing that we are not alone gives our family great comfort. Once again thank you all from Mom and I for the phone calls, cards and words of comfort given in the passing of my Dad. They were greatly appreciated. Thanks kindly, God bless, Julia and family.
This Week under Grace
Today (g) 9:30am Bible Class 10:30am Divine Service (C)
Sunday (g) 9:30am Bible Class 10:30am Divine Service (C)