Grace Lutheran Church and School


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First Sunday of Christmas, December 29, 2019

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Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11am

Prayer of the Day
O Lord God, you know that we cannot place our trust in our own powers. As you protected the infant Jesus, so defend us and all the needy from harm and adversity, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

Scripture readings
Isaiah 63:7-9
Psalm 148
Hebrews 2:10-18
Matthew 2:13-23



Entrance Hymn LBW 47 Let All Together Praise Our God
Hymn of the Day LBW 41 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Distribution hymns ELW 284 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime 
  LBW 52 Your Little Ones, Dear Lord
Sending hymn LBW 55 Good Christian Friends, Rejoice
  LBW     Lutheran Book of Worship
ELW     Evangelical Lutheran Worship


Education hour at 9:45am

Adult Ed, Sunday School, Pre-Confirmation, and Confirmation classes resume on January 19.

The Bible study group meets in the Conference Room.

2019-20 Sunday School, Pre-Confirmation and Confirmation schedule

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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