Grace Lutheran Church and School


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Worship on Sunday, July 9, 2017

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5th Sunday after Pentecost

July 9, 2017
Holy Communion at 8:30 and 11am

Prayer of the Day
You are great, O God, and greatly to be praised. You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you. Grant that we may believe in you, call upon you, know you, and serve you, through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen.

Scripture readings
Zechariah 9:9-12
Psalm 145:8-14
Romans 7:15-25a
Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30




Entrance hymn
LBW 530 Jesus Shall Reign
Hymn of the Day LBW 497 I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say
Distribution hymns LBW 469 Lord of All Hopefulness
  LBW 480 Oh, That the Lord Would Guide My Ways
Sending hymn LBW 553 Rejoice, O Pilgrim Throng

LBW     Lutheran Book of Worship

In our prayers we remember Concordia University Chicago, which offers a broad, liberal arts based undergraduate education, as well as graduate and professional programs with a special focus on education.

Download the 2017 Benevolence / Social Ministry Handbook


Between services, at 9:45am

Adult Education "Living Faithfully" programs in July
July 16: Parish Nurse Sue Ames on wellness at Grace
July 30: Pastor Michael Costello on "Living Faithfully: Dying and Rising."
Read more.

The Bible study group will not meet on July 9 and 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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