Catechesis on Epiphany Five (St. Matthew 13:24-43)

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 30, 2019, we learned stanza 5 of “To the Name of Our Salvation” (The Lutheran Hymnal #116), questions one and two of Confession 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 Wheat and the Tares (St. Matthew 13:24-43), which is the Holy Gospel for the Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany.

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

Bulletins: Catechesis-Epiphany-5-1-30-2019.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2019.pdf

Catechesis on Epiphany Four (St. Matthew 8:23-27)

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 23, 2019, we learned stanza 4 of “To the Name of Our Salvation” (The Lutheran Hymnal #116), the 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 Great Tempest on the Sea (St. Matthew 8:23-27), which is the Holy Gospel for the Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link below).    [Length: 59 minutes]

Bulletins: Catechesis-Epiphany-4-01-23-2019.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2019.pdf

Catechesis on Epiphany One (Luke 2:41-52)

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 9, 2019, we learned stanza 2 of “To The Name of Our Salvation” (The Lutheran Hymnal #116), the second 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 Twelve Year-Old Jesus at the Temple (St. Luke 2:41-52), which is the Holy Gospel for the First Sunday after the Epiphany.

Bulletins: Catechesis-Epiphany-1-01-09-2019.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: 33 minutes]

The second video is the Catechesis Service.  [Length: 33 minutes]

Catechesis on Advent Three (St. Matthew 11:2-11)

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 12, 2018, we learned stanza 4 of “Hail to the Lord’s Annointed” (The Lutheran Hymnal #59), the seventh 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 John’s Question to Jesus (St. Matthew 11:2-11), which is the Holy Gospel for the Third Sunday in Advent.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link below).    [Length: 59 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Advent-Three-12-12-2018.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2019.pdf

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

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]

Catechesis on Epiphany (St. Matthew 2:1-12)

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 2, 2019, we learned stanza 1 of “To The Name of Our Salvation” (The Lutheran Hymnal #116), the first question of from 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 Coming of the Magi (St. Matthew 2:1-12), which is the Holy Gospel for the Epiphany of Our Lord.

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

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Epiphany-1-02-2019-NKJV.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2019.pdf

Catechesis on Trinity 22 (St. Matthew 18:21-35)

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 24, 2018, we learned stanza 2 of “The Night Will soon Be Ending” (Hymnal Supplement #806, Lutheran Service Book #337), the introduction and first 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’ story about the unmerciful servant (St. Matthew 18:21-35), which is the Holy Gospel for the Twenty-Second Sunday after Trinity.

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

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Trinity-22-10-24-2018.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf

Catechesis on Exaudi/Easter Six (St. John 15:26-16:4)

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 9, 2018, we learned stanza 2 of “Holy God, We Praise Your Name” (Lutheran Worship, #171), the Table of Duties for Wives and Parents 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 coming of the Helper, the Holy Spirit (St. John 15:26-16:4), which is taught in the Holy Gospel for the Sixth Sunday in Easter.

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

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Exaudi-5-9-2018.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2017.pdf

This catechesis is recorded in two parts.

The first video is the Learn-by-Heart.  [Length: 23 minutes]

The second video is the Catechesis Service.  [Length: 42 minutes]

Catechesis on Rogate/Easter Five (St. John 16:23-33)

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 2, 2018, we learned stanza 1 of “Holy God We Praise Your Name” (Lutheran Worship, #171), the Table of Duties for Husbands 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 Prayer (St. John 16:23-33), which is the Holy Gospel for the Fifth Sunday in Easter.

The service concludes with “Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link below).    [Length: 1 hour and 5 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Rogate-5-2-2018.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2017.pdf

Catechesis on Misericordias Domini/Easter Two (St. John 10:11-16)

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 April 11, 2018, we learned stanza 2 of “I Am Content! My Jesus Ever Lives” (Lutheran Worship, #145), the Table of Duties for What the Hearers Owe Their Pastors 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 Good Shepherd and the Church (St. John 10:11-16), which is the Holy Gospel for the Second Sunday in Easter.

The service concludes with “Recite Responsive Prayer for Catechesis” (pdf link below).    [Length: 59 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Misericordias-Domini-4-11-2018.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2017.pdf