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

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 Epiphany Three (St. Matthew 8:1-13) 2017

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 Jan 18, 2017, we learned stanza 5 of “From Heaven Came the Angels Bright” (Lutheran Worship, #52) and the fourth question of the Small Catechism on Holy Baptism, “What does such baptizing with water indicate?”  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 leper and of the centurion’s servant from Capernaum (Matthew 8:1-13), which is the Holy Gospel for the Third Sunday after the Epiphany.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 2 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis Epiphany 3 – 01-18-2017b
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive Prayer for Catechesis 2017

Catechesis on the Baptism of Our Lord (Matthew 3) 2017

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) 2017

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) 2017

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) 2020

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 21, 2020, we learned stanza 6 “Sun of My Soul, O Savior Dear” (Lutheran Worship, #488, The Lutheran Hymnal #551), , the first petition of the Lord’s Prayer and meaning from Luther’s Small Catechism and 2 Thessalonians 2:13b-14.  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-20-10-21-2020-On-Line.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Recite Word by Word

Catechesis on Trinity Twelve 2018 (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

Catechesis on Trinity Eleven 2020 (St. Luke 18:9-14)

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 the first video from August 19, 2020, we learned stanzas 1-2 of “I Come, O Savior to Your Table” (Lutheran Worship, #242), the eighth commandment and meaning from Luther’s Small Catechism.  [30 minutes long]

The second video is the catechetical service designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains Jesus’ teaching on the Pharisee and the tax collector (St. Luke 18:9-14), which is the Holy Gospel for the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity.  The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word” (pdf link below).   [38 minutes long]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Trinity-11-8-19-2020-On-line.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Recite Word by Word

This catechesis is recorded in two parts.
The first video is the Learn-by-Heart. [Length: 30 minutes]

The second video is the catechesis service.

Catechesis on Trinity Nine 2017 (St. Luke 16:1-13)

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 9, 2017, we learned stanza 1 of “The Will of God Is Always Best” (Lutheran Worship, #425), the fifth 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’ teaching on the shrewd manager (St. Luke 16:1-13), which is the Holy Gospel for the Ninth Sunday after Trinity.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 5 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Trinity-Nine-8-9-2017-online.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Recite Word by Word

Catechesis on Trinity Six 2017 (St. Matthew 5:17-26)

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 July 19, 2017, we learned stanza 1 of “The Will of God Is Always Best” (Lutheran Worship, #425), the third 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’ teaching on His own fulfillment of the Law (Matthew 5:17-26), which is the Holy Gospel for the Sixth Sunday after Trinity.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word” (pdf link below).  [Length: 1 hour, 2 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Trinity-Six-7-19-2017-online.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Recite Word by Word