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17. SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOSTOctober 23, 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: ELW 524 What is This Place.

Prayer of the Day:

Let us pray together the prayer of the day.

Holy God, daily your mercy surprises us with everlasting forgiveness. Strengthen our hope in you, and grant that all peoples on earth way find peace and grace through your presence. Amen.


First Reading: 2 timothy 4:6-8, 16-18

Response to Reading:

 Word of God, Word of life, Thanks be to God.

Psalm: 84:1-4 (Read Responsively)

How lovely is your dwelling place,
    O Lord of hosts!
My soul longs, indeed it faints,
    for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and my flesh sing for joy
    to the living God.

Even the sparrow finds a home
    and the swallow a nest for herself,
    where she may lay her young,

at your altars, O Lord of hosts,
    my King and my God.
Happy are those who live in your house,
    ever singing your praise. 

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 to 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: Luke 18:9-14

Response: Glory to you, O Lord.

Response to Reading:

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


Hymn of the Day: ELW 804 Come Down O Love Divine.

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: ELW 712 Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service.


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

Thanks be to God, Alleluia.



Monday October 24: BIBLE STUDY at 2 pm

Sunday October 31:  REFORMATION SUNDAY

Please remember to sign up for the luncheon

Sunday November 6: COMMUNION

                                      ALL SAINTS’ SUNDAY with Coffee Hour

If you have someone that you wish to especially remember, please submit the name to the Church Office.

Sunday November 13: LAMP SUNDAY with social hour following

THANKS to all who contributed:

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