Divine Service for Advent Two on December 5, 2021

Order of Divine Service I, p.136  Lutheran Worship
Hymn “O People, Rise and Labor” LW 25
Readings: Malachi 4:1-6, Romans 15:4-13, St. Luke 21:25-36
Hymn of the Day: “O Savior, Rend the Heavens Wide” LW 32
Sermon
“Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending” HS98 #802 (different tune LW #15)
“Jesus Christ, Our Blessed Savior” LW 237, TLH 311
“Lift Up Your Heads, You Mighty Gates” LW 24, TLH 73 third tune
“The Day Is Surely Drawing Near” LW 462, TLH 611

–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin:  Advent-Two-Divine-Service-for-Online-12-5-2021.pdf

Picture: The Apostle Matthew from Das Newe Testament Deuotzsch.  The image is from Martin Luther’s (1483-1546) September Testament. An initial letter D with Saint Matthew writing his gospel with his attribute, an angel. The images from Das Newe Testament Deuotzsch, the 1522 German New Testament by Dr. Martin Luther are taken from https://pitts.emory.edu/.  These woodcuts were designed by Lucas Cranach, the Elder (1472-1553), a close friend of Martin Luther. For information on licensing this image, please send an email, including a link to the image, to dia@emory.edu.  These images are made available by the generous contribution of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation.

 

 

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

Divine Service for Advent One on November 28, 2021

Order of Divine Service I, p.136  Lutheran Worship
Hymn “O People, Rise and Labor” LW 25
Service Begins with Introit
Litany, p. 279-283
Readings: Jeremiah 23:5-8, Romans 13:8-14, St. Matthew 21:1-9
Hymn “Savior of the Nations, Come” LW 13, TLH 95
Sermon
Hymn “The Advent of Our God” LW 12, TLH 68
“Jesus Christ, Our Blessed Savior” LW 236, TLH 311
“Hark the Glad Sound” LW 29, TLH 66
Hymn “Prepare the Royal Highway” LW 27

–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin: Advent-One-Divine-Service-for-Online-11-28-2021.pdf

Picture: The Apostle John from Das Newe Testament Deuotzsch.  The image is from Martin Luther’s (1483-1546) September Testament.  The apostle John, receiving inspiration from above writes one of his works, with his attribute, the eagle nearby.   The images from Das Newe Testament Deuotzsch, the 1522 German New Testament by Dr. Martin Luther are taken from https://pitts.emory.edu/.  These woodcuts were designed by Lucas Cranach, the Elder (1472-1553), a close friend of Martin Luther. For information on licensing this image, please send an email, including a link to the image, to dia@emory.edu.  These images are made available by the generous contribution of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation.

 

 

First Vespers for Advent One November 27, 2021

Order of Vespers, p.224  Lutheran Worship
Office Hymn “O People, Rise and Labor”  LW #25
Psalms:  24, 50, 85, 143, 145
Readings:  Romans 13:8-14
Sermon
Hymn “Creator of the Stars of Night”  WS #703
–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).
Service Bulletin:  Advent-1-First-Vespers-Nov-27-2021.pdf
Psalms:  Advent-1-First-Vespers-Psalms-2021-on-line.pdf

Catechesis on Advent One (St. Matthew 21:1-9) 2018

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 November 28, 2018, we learned stanza 2 of “Hail to the Lord’s Annointed” (The Lutheran Hymnal #59), the fifth petition of the Lord’s Prayer 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 Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on a donkey (St. Matthew 21:1-9), which is the Holy Gospel for the First Sunday in Advent.

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Advent-One-11-28-2018.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2019.pdf

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link above).

This catechesis is recorded in two parts.
The first video is the Learn-by-Heart.  [Length: 28 minutes]

The second video is the Catechesis Service.  [Length: 34 minutes]

Thanksgiving Matins November 25, 2021

Order of Matins, p.208  Lutheran Worship
Office Hymn “Jehovah, Let Me Now Adore You”  LW 446, TLH 21
Psalm 100
Hymn “We Sing the Almighty Power of God,” LW 441, TLH 43
Psalm 121
Hymn “We Give You But Your Own” LW 405, TLH 441
Psalm 67
Readings:  1 Timothy 2:1-8, Luke 17:11-19
Sermon
Hymn “Lord, While for Humankind We Pray”  LW 502, TLH 578
–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin:  National-Day-of-Thanksgiving-Matins-for-Online-11-25-2021.pdf

Catechesis on Advent One on November 24, 2021

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 PM.

This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service. The dialog sermon explains Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem on a donkey (St. Matthew 21:1-9), which is the Holy Gospel for the First Sunday in Advent.

Learn-by-Heart will include Lutheran Worship #25, stanza 1 of “O People, Rise and Labor” Small Catechism, Lord’s Prayer, Fifith Petition and meaning, and Romans 13:11.

–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin:  Catechesis-Advent-One-11-24-2021.pdf
Recite Word by Word:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2022-8.5×11.pdf

Divine Service Last Sunday in the Church Year November 21, 2021

Last Sunday in the Church Year Divine Service, November 21, 2021 at 10:15 AM   Link to Live Stream

Order of Divine Service I, p.136  Lutheran Worship
Hymn “The Bridegroom Soon Will Call Us” LW 176, TLH 67
Readings:  Isaiah 65:17-25, 1 Thess 5:1-11, Matthew 25:1-13
Hymn “Wake, Awake, for Night Is Flying” LW 177, TLH 609
Sermon
Communion Hymns: “Abide With Me” LW 490, TLH 552
“Lord Jesus Christ, We Humbly Pray” LW 250, TLH 314
“Come Thou Bright and Morning Star” TLH 539
“Rise My Soul, to Watch and Pray” LW 302, TLH 446

–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin:  Last-Sunday-Divine-Service-for-Online-11-21-2021.pdf

Catechesis on the Last Sunday in the Church Year / Trinity 27 (St. Matthew 25:1-13) 2019

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 November 20, 2019, we learned stanza 4 of “Brief Life Is Here Our Portion” (The Lutheran Hymnal #448) and the Fourth Petition and the meaning of the Lord’s Prayer.  This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service.  The dialog sermon explains “The Ten Virgins” (St. Matthew 25:1-13), which is the Holy Gospel for Last Sunday in the Church Year (Trinity 27).

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word.”    [Length: 1 hour and 6 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Last-Sunday-11-20-2019-online.pdf
Prayers:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf

Catechesis on Last Sunday in Church Year on November 17, 2021

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 PM.

This service is designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service. The dialog sermon explains “The Sheep and the Goats” (St. Matthew 25:31-46), which is the Holy Gospel for Second-Last Sunday in the Church Year (Trinity 26).

Learn-by-Heart will include Lutheran Worship #177, stanza 3 of “Wake, Awake, For Night is Flying,” Small Catechism, Lord’s Prayer, Fourth Petition and meaning, and 1 Thessalonians 5:8.

–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin:  Catechesis-Last-Sunday-11-21-2021-On-Line.pdf
Recite Word by Word:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf