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November 13, 2022

Welcome and Land Acknowledgement:


Kyrie: Pg. 184 ELW

Thanksgiving for Baptism:

Joined to Christ in the waters of Baptism, we are clothed with God’s mercy and forgiveness. Let us Give Thanks for the gift of baptism.

We give you thanks O God, for in the beginning, you created us and placed us in a well-watered garden. In the desert, you promised pools of water for the parched, and you gave us water from the rock. When we did not know the way, you sent the Good Shepherd to lead us to still waters. On this day, you shower us again with the water of life.

Gathering Hymn: Gather Us In ELW 532

Prayer of the Day:

Let us pray together the prayer of the day.

O God, our redeemer, by the presence of your Spirit, you renew and direct our hearts. Keep always in our mind our community of believers in all corners of the world. Inspire in us a compassion for those with access to less than we have and keep our eyes and our hearts directed toward you. Amen.


First Reading: Job 19:23-27a

Response to Reading: Word of God, Word of life, Thanks be to God.

Psalm: 17 (Read Responsively)

Hear a just cause, O Lord; attend to my cry;
    give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit.

If you try my heart, if you visit me by night,
   if you test me, you will find no wickedness in me;
    my mouth does not transgress.

My steps have held fast to your paths;
    my feet have not slipped.

 I call upon you, for you will answer me, O God;
    incline your ear to me; hear my words.
Wondrously show your steadfast love,
    O savior of those who seek refuge
    from their adversaries at your right hand.

Guard me as the apple of the eye;
    hide me in the shadow of your wings,

Gospel Acclamation:  This is the Air I Breathe.

This is the air I breathe, this is the air I breathe,

your holy presence living in me.

This is my daily bread, this is my daily bread,

your holy word spoken in me.

And I, I’m desperate for you. And I, I’m lost without you.

This is the air I breathe, this is the air I breathe.

Gospel: Matthew 28:16-20

Response: Glory to you, O Lord.

Response to Reading: The Gospel of the Lord, Praise to you, O Christ.

Sermon: Vicar Bethan

Hymn of the Day: We are all One in Mission ELW 576

Apostle’s Creed: P.127

Prayers of Intercession:

Response to “Hear us, O God:” Your Mercy is Great

Lord’s Prayer: P.112

Offertory Hymn: ELW 182

Thanksgiving for the Word

Canticle of Thanksgiving: p.219 



Sending Hymn: Sent Forth by God’s Blessing ELW 547


A: Our Trust is with God, Go in Peace, share the Good News!

Thanks be to God, Alleluia.


Monday November 14: Bible Study wrap-up

Today is LAMP Sunday.  You may donate to LAMP through your offering envelope or at the social time after the Service.

OFFERING ENVELOPES 2023: Please indicate your need to the Church Office.  Full boxes for weekly offerings or smaller packages of envelopes are available. Any envelopes from previous years that you have at home can be used as well.

ANNUAL REPORTS AND BUDGET REQUESTS:  It would be appreciated if 2022 reports from all groups and committees and budget requests for 2023 would be submitted to the Church Office by December 12th.


Isabel Neeb                            Eberhard Poelzl

Grace Mueller                        Marlene Sams and Ruby

Gladys Souliere                      David Neumann

Stephen Kovacs                      Jennifer Cherewka

Patty Davis                             Joan and Jackie

Maya James                           Miranda