First Sunday in Advent
Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11am
Prayer of the Day
Stir up your power, Lord Christ, and come. By your merciful protection awaken us to the threatening dangers of our sins, and keep us blameless until the coming of your new day, for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
||LBW 27||Lo! He Comes With Clouds Descending|
|Hymn of the Day||LBW 28||Savior of the Nations, Come|
|Distribution hymns||LBW 37||Hark! A Thrilling Voice Is Sounding|
|LBW 244||Lord Our God, With Praise We Come|
|Sending hymn||LBW 22||The Advent of Our God|
|LBW Lutheran Book of Worship
In our prayers we remember Valparaiso University.
Between services, at 9:45am
Children and youth
Sunday School students (grade 1–4) meet in the third-floor school commons for opening worship. Preschool and kindergarten students meet in the JK classroom on the lower level. Pre-Confirmation and Confirmation students meet in their classrooms. Teen Talk meets in the Youth Room for conversation on faith and life.
Putting Christ Back Into Christmas, Ellie Schnack, Evie Tiemann
In the rush and stress of our society’s celebration of a commercial holiday season, how can we remind our families and ourselves that Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ? In the Seminar Room.
The Sunday morning Bible study group meets in the lower-level 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.
Download the 2017-2018 Sunday School and Confirmation Schedule.
Download the Fall 2017 Adult Education Schedule.