Grace Lutheran Church and School


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12th Sunday After Pentecost, August 12, 2018

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Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost
August 12, 2018
Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11am

Prayer of the Day
Gracious God, your blessed Son came down from heaven to be the true bread that gives life to the world. Give us this bread always, that he may live in us and we in him, and that, strengthened by this food, we may live as his body in the world, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

Scripture readings
1 Kings 19:4-8
Psalm 34:1-8
Ephesians 4:25--5:2
John 6:35, 41-51



Entrance Hymn LBW 197 O Living Bread From Heaven
Hymn of the Day LBW 356 O Jesus, Joy of Loving Hearts
Distribution hymns WOV 709 Eat This Bread, Drink This Cup
  LBW 207 We Who Once Were Dead
Sending hymn LBW 551 Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
  LBW     Lutheran Book of Worship
WOV    With One Voice

In our prayers we remember the Center for Christian Education in Martin, Slovakia. 

Education hour at 9:45am

Sunday School, Pre-Confirmation and Confirmation classes are on summer break.

Adult Education

Worship and Music
Pastor Michael D. Costello
The Word of God is living and active—especially as it is sung. Pastor Costello, Grace Cantor, will explore the ways in which the gift of music enlivens and forms our faith, both in the worship of Grace Church and Grace School.

Download the Adult Ed schedule for July-August 2018.

The Sunday morning Bible study group meets in the Conference Room.


The Grace Church Library is open and staffed on Sundays from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Look for books related to Adult Ed topics as well as many other subjects. The library is also open for self-service during the week.


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