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FIRST ENGLISH EV. LUTHERAN CHURCH 800 Vernier Road, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236-1350 (313) 884-5040 Rev. Christina Veres Associate Pastor

Renata Conger Education/Youth Coordinator

Fax: (313) 884-4460 Dr. Walter A. Schmidt Rev. Paul F. Keppler Senior Pastor Pastor Emeritus Robert H. Foster Christina Judson Coordinator of Music

THE 25th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST Silent Meditation Prelude “Come, We That Love the Lord"

Director of Bell Choirs

NOVEMBER 10, 2013 G. Young

Welcome and Announcements Confession and Forgiveness P: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. C: Amen P: God of all mercy and consolation, come to the help of your people, turning us from our sin to live for you alone. Give us the power of your Holy Spirit that we may confess our sin, receive your forgiveness, and grow into the fullness of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. C: Amen P: You may kneel for confession. Most merciful God, C: we confess that we are captive to sin and cannot free ourselves. We have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done and by what we have left undone. We have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. For the sake of your Son, Jesus Christ, have mercy on us. Forgive us, renew us, and lead us, so that we may delight in your will and walk in your ways, to the glory of your holy name. Amen P: In the mercy of almighty God, Jesus Christ was given to die for us, and for his sake God forgives us all our sins. As a called and ordained minister of the church of Christ, and by his authority, I therefore declare to you the entire forgiveness of all your sins, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. C: Amen Hymn #625 Page 147 Page 148 Insert

“Come, We That Love the Lord” The Salutation and Kyrie “Glory to God” Prayer of the Day


Children’s Time – Children’s Song: “Do Lord!" (on back of program) Insert First Reading: Job 19:23-27a Response: Thanks be to God! Insert

Psalm 17:1-9

Hymn #441

“Oh, Happy Day When We Shall Stand” (ELW)

Silence for Reflection Sharing of the Peace Postlude

“Oh, Happy Day When We Shall Stand”

J.G. Walther

SPEAKER SYSTEM for the hearing impaired is available. Please speak to one of the ushers. OUR HYMN BOARDS show the hymn numbers being sung today. They are found in the back portion of the Evangelical Lutheran Worship red book. The hymns in ELW follow the liturgies and resources in the front portion of the book and are noted by large numbers on the top of the pages. The front portion of the book containing the liturgies and resources are noted by page numbers at the bottom of each page. We use Worship Setting 4 today beginning on page 147. PLEASE FILL OUT a visitor or member card found in the pews and place the card in the offering plate. We are blessed to have Christian friends from other places and congregations visiting at worship today.

CHILDREN’S SONG Do Lord! Refrain: Do Lord, oh, do Lord, oh, do remember me, Do Lord, oh, do Lord, oh, do remember me, Do Lord, oh, do Lord, oh, do remember me, Look away beyond the blue. I’ve got a home in glory land that (clap) outshines the sun, I’ve got a home in glory land that (clap) outshines the sun. I’ve got a home in glory land that (clap) outshines the sun, Look away beyond the blue. (Refrain)



Second Reading: 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17 Response: Thanks be to God!

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Gospel Acclamation “Alleluia”


Gospel Reading – Luke 20:27-38


“Yes, there is a Resurrection!"

Dr. Walter A. Schmidt

Sermon Hymn #629 “Abide with Me” (ELW) THE NICENE CREED We believe in one God, the father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten not made, of one Being with the Father; through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven, was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the virgin Mary and became truly human. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end. We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son is worshipped and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets. We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. AMEN Offering Offertory

“God is My Strong Defense” Good News Singers

O. Lassus

Hymn #186 Congregation Offertory “Create In Me” (ELW) Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from your presence, and take not your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with your free Spirit. Prayers of Intercession P: Lord in your mercy. C: Hear our prayer. Page 154 Lord’s Prayer Page 155 Benediction and Dismissal

Please leave them in the gathering area

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