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
“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
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