The Second Sunday of Easter

April 19, 2009


Blessed Jesus, at your Word

We are gathered all to hear you.

Let our hearts and souls be stirred

Now to seek and love and fear you,

By your teachings, sweet and holy

Drawn from earth to love you solely.

The Second Sunday of Easter

April 19, 2009

Focus: The victory's won!

Order of Worship: Service of the Word, p. 38

Hymns: 148, 165:1-4; 165:5-9, 150:2, 4

God's Word

First Lesson: Acts 3:12-20

The Apostles proclaim the Good News of the risen Savior. He has won the victory over sin and guilt.

Psalm 16, p. 68

Jesus' body did not decay. For he has risen in victory over death.

Second Lesson: 1 John 5:1-6

Jesus has won the victory over the world, and he gives you that victory through the water of Baptism, through his body and blood in the Lord's Supper, and through the testimony of the Spirit in his Word.

Gospel: John 20:19-31

The risen Jesus convinces his disciples of his victory, driving out all doubt.

Acts 3:12-20

Convicted and Convinced

  1. What are we convicted of?
  2. What are we convinced of?

This Week's Kingdom Work
Week of April 19, 2009

  • Today11:30am Quarterly Voters' Meeting
  • Wednesday
    • 4:30pm Catechism Class
    • 7:00pm Bible Class
  • Saturday
    • 11:00am LWMS at Calvary, Glenwood
    • 1-4pm Bridal shower for Brittney Spencer
  • Sunday
    • 9:15am Sunday School
    • 9:30am Youth Bible Class / Adult Bible Class
    • 10:30am Worship: Confirmation

News & Notes

Confirmation: Next Sunday April 26 four 8th graders will vow to remain steadfast in the teachings of God's Word, which they have learned from Luther's Small Catechism, and to remain true to God in faith and action. Today they share with you some of the truths they have learned as they answer questions. The Confirmands this year are Rachel Gray, Courtney Greiner, Evan Nelson, Seth Nelson.

LWMS: The Lutheran Women's Missionary Society will be meeting at Calvary Lutheran, Glenwood from 11:00am 3:00pm on Saturday, April 25. Pastor Michael Neumann will talk about mission work among the Dakota Indians.

Bridal Shower: An open house bridal shower for Brittney Spencer will be on Saturday, April 25, from 1-4:00pm.

April ushers: Kerry Roth (capt.), Dave Joos, Dale Kraft, Kyle Roth, Sam Roth, Dennis Schroeder, Cory Schroeder

April cleaners: Kevin & Gloria Zeltwanger, Kerry & Mona Roth

Greeters Apr 26: Doug & Leah Nelson


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