Grace Lutheran Church and School


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Worship on Sunday, July 16

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Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

July 16, 2017

Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11am

Prayer of the Day

Almighty God, we thank you for planting in us the seed of your word. By your Holy Spirit help us to receive it with joy, live according to it, and grow in faith and hope and love, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

Scripture readings
Isaiah 55:10-13
Psalm 65:1-13
Romans 8:1-11
Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23




Entrance hymn
LBW 250 Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty
Hymn of the Day WOV 760 For the Fruit of All Creation
Distribution hymns LBW 236 When Seed Falls on Good Soil
  WOV 680 O Spirit of Life
Sending hymn LBW 221 Sent Forth by God's Blessing

LBW     Lutheran Book of Worship
WOV   With One Voice

In our prayers we remember the schools of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land.


Between services, at 9:45am

This Sunday, July 16
A Vision of Wellness and Health Ministry at Grace,
with Parish Nurse Sue Ames. What did Jesus have to say about wellness? How is that vision being carried forth at Grace?

Sunday, July 30

Pastor Michael Costello on "Living Faithfully: Dying and Rising."

The Bible study group will not meet this Sunday, July 16.

Sunday School and Confirmation classes resume in the fall.

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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