Catechesis on Cantate/Easter Four 2017 (St. John 16:5-15)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from May 10, 2017, we learned stanza 5 of “He’s Risen, He’s Risen” (Lutheran Worship, #138), the Table of Duties for Citizens (Mt 22:21, Ro 13:5-7, 1 Tim 2:1-3, Titus 3:1, 1 Peter 2:13-14) from the Small Catechism, and St. John 16:14.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains Jesus’ promise to send the Holy Spirit to work through the preaching of the Word that Jesus might be proclaimed in the church.  St. John 16:5-15 is the Holy Gospel for Cantate (Easter 4) Sunday.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 4 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Cantate-5-10-2017-Online.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on Easter Three-Jubilate 2017 (St. John 16:16-22)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from June 14, 2017, we learned stanza 4 of “He’s Risen, He’s Risen” (Lutheran Worship, #138), the Scripture passages under the Table of Duties for Government(Romans 13:1-4).  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains Jesus’ teaching concerning a Christian’s consolation under the cross (John 16:16-22), which is the Holy Gospel for Jubilate (The third Sunday after Easter).

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 1 minute]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Jubilate-5-3-2017-online.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on Laetare/Lent 4 2017(St. John 6:1-15)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from March 22, 2017, we learned stanza 3 of “A Lamb Goes Uncomplaining Forth” (The Lutheran Hymnal, #142), the fifth question under The Sacrament of the Altar from the Small Catechism, and St. John 6:33.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains the feeding of the five thousand (John 6:1-15), which is the Holy Gospel for Laetare (Lent 4) Sunday.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 8 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis Laetare – 3-22-2017
Hymn: TLH 142 Insert 3-15-2017
Responsive Prayer: Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on Oculi/Lent 3 2017 (St. Luke 11:14-28)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from March 15, 2017, we learned stanza 2 of “A Lamb Goes Uncomplaining Forth” (The Lutheran Hymnal, #142), the third and fourth question under The Sacrament of the Altar from the Small Catechism, and Hebrews 10:26.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains the casting out of the demon from the mute man and the various responses (Luke 11:14-28), which is the Holy Gospel for Oculi (Lent 3) Sunday.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 6 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis Oculi – 3-15-2017
Hymn: TLH 142 Insert 3-15-2017
Responsive Prayer: Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on Sexagesima – 2017 (St. Luke 8:4-15)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from Feb 15, 2017, we learned stanza 4 of “All Mankind Fell in Adam’s Fall” (Lutheran Worship, #363) and the third question under Office of the Keys from the Small Catechism, “What do you believe according to these words?”  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains the parable of the sower sowing the seed and the four types of soil (Luke 8:4-15), which is the Holy Gospel for Sexagesima Sunday.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 3 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis Sexagesima – 2-15-2017 web
Responsive Prayer: Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on the Baptism of Our Lord (Matthew 3)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from January 3, 2017, we learned stanzas 3-4 of “Welcome to Earth, O Noble Guest” (Lutheran Worship, #38), the third and fourth part of Holy Baptism and the meaning from Luther’s Small Catechism.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains the comfort we receive from  Jesus’ Baptism (St. Matthew 3:13-17), which is the Holy Gospel for the Baptism of Our Lord(1st Sunday after Epiphany).

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 3 minutes]

Bulletin: Catechesis Baptism of Our Lord – 01-03 2018
Responsive Prayer: Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on Christmas Day (John 1)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from December 20, 2017, we learned stanza 1 of “Welcome to Earth, O Noble Guest” (Lutheran Worship, #38), and the first question of Holy Baptism with its meaning from Luther’s Small Catechism.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains the comfort we receive from  the Incarnation and Nativity of Our Lord(St. John 1:1-18), which is the Holy Gospel for Christmas Day.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 6 minutes]

Bulletin: Catechesis Christmas Day – 12-20-2017 NKJV
Responsive Prayer: Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on Advent Two (Luke 21)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from December 6, 2017, we learned stanza 5 of “O Bride of Christ, Rejoice” (The Lutheran Hymnal, #57), the sixth petition of the Lord’s Prayer and meaning from Luther’s Small Catechism.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains the comfort we receive from  the Second Coming of Christ (St. Luke 21:25-36), which is the Holy Gospel for the Second Sunday in Advent.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 6 minutes]

Bulletin: Catechesis Advent Two – 12-06-2017
Hymn: TLH 57
Responsive Prayer: Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on Trinity Twenty (Matthew 22:1-14)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from October 25, 2017, we learned stanza 3 of “Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee” (The Lutheran Hymnal, #350), the first petition of the Lord’s Prayer and meaning from Luther’s Small Catechism.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains Jesus’ teaching on the marriage feast (St. Matthew 22:1-14), which is the Holy Gospel for the Twentieth Sunday after Trinity.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Trinity-20-10-25-2017-on-line.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Recite Word by Word

Catechesis on Trinity Twelve (St. Mark 7:31-37)

On Wednesday nights, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers to both children and adults an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM and a catechetical service at 7:00.

In this video from August 15, 2018, we learned stanza 5 of “I Leave All Things to God’s Direction” (Lutheran Worship, #429), the sixth and seventh commandment and meaning from Luther’s Small Catechism.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains Jesus’ healing of the deaf and mute man (St. Mark 7:31-37), which is the Holy Gospel for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word” (pdf link below).  [Length: 52 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Trinity-Twelve-8-15-2018-online.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf