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

Catechesis on Trinity Eleven (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 (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 (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

Catechesis on Trinity Four (St. Luke 6:36-42)

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 5, 2017, we learned stanza 1 of “O Perfect Love” (Lutheran Worship, #253), the Daily Prayers from Luther’s Small Catechism(Ask a Blessing, Returning Thanks, Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer).  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 hypocritical judging and mercy (Luke 6:36-42), which is the Holy Gospel for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word” (pdf link below).  [Length: 56 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Trinity-Four-July-5-2017-online.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Recite Word by Word