Grace Lutheran Church and School


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Second Sunday in Lent, March 17, 2019

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March 17, 2019
Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11am

Prayer of the Day
God of the covenant, in the mystery of the cross you promise everlasting life to the world. Gather all peoples into your arms, and shelter us with your mercy, that we may rejoice in the life we share in your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.


Scripture readings
Genesis 15:1-12, Genesis 15:17-18
Psalm 27:1-14
Philippians 3:17–21; Philippians 4:1
Luke 13:31-35



Hymn of the Day LBW 421 Lord Christ, When First You Came to Earth
Distribution hymns LBW 496 Around You, O Lord Jesus
Sending hymn LBW 343 Guide Me Ever, Great Redeemer
  LBW     Lutheran Book of Worship
WOV    With One Voice

In our prayers we remember the ELCA World Hunger. 

Education hour at 9:45am

Sunday School, Pre-Confirmation and 8th grade Confirmation classes meet in their regular locations. 7th grade confirmands meet with their mentors in Fellowship Hall.

2018-19 Faith Formation Calendar

Adult Education

Making a Difference: Sharing Your Time, Talents and Treasures
David Henry and James Smith, Thrivent Financial

Stewardship means making intentional choices about how we use our resources to care for ourselves, our family and friends, our church and our community. What is meaningful for you as you consider how you will steward your time, talent and treasure? This presentation will focus on understanding and aligning personal values and generosity. 

Adult Ed schedule through April 

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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