Catechesis on Reminiscere/Lent 2 2020 (St. Matthew 15-21-28)

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 4, 2020, we learned stanza 3-4 of “glory Be To Jesus” (Lutheran Worship #98) and the Lord’s Supper, Fourth question 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 Canaanite Woman” (St. Matthew 15:21-28), which is the Holy Gospel for Lent Two.

The service concludes with “Recite Word by Word.”    [Length: 59 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Reminiscere-March-4-2020-Online.pdf
Prayers:  Recite-Word-by-Word.pdf

This catechesis is recorded in two parts.
The first video is the Learn-by-Heart. [Length: 21 minutes]

The second video is the Catechesis Service. [Length: 39 minutes]

Catechesis on Reminiscere on Feb. 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 “The Canaanite Woman” (St. Matthew 15:21-28), which is the Holy Gospel for Lent Two.  The teaching for Learn-by-Heart will include hymn #508, stanza 2 of “Jesus, Lover of My Soul,” Small Catechism, Sacrament of the Altar, 4, and Philippians 3:9 or 1 Corinthians 2:14.
–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin:  Catechesis-Reminiscere-February-28-2021.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2020.pdf

Learn-by-Heart on Invocabit/Lent One 2018 (St. Matthew 4:1-11)

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 February 14, 2018, we learned stanza 1 of “Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed” (Lutheran Worship, #97), the third question for the Sacrament of the Altar and the meaning from Luther’s Small Catechism.

Although we normally follow the Learn-by-Heart with a Catechesis service designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service (The Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness from St. Matthew 4:1-11), this Wednesday we did not.  Instead there was a Divine Service for Ash Wednesday.

[Length: 27 minutes]

Bulletins:  Catechesis-Ash-Wednesday-2-14-2018.pdf

Learn-by-Heart Feb. 17, 2021 on Ash Wednesday

This Wednesday night, Trinity Lutheran Church(Herrin, IL) offers an opportunity for teaching with Learn-by-Heart at 6:30 PM.  The teaching for Learn-by-Heart will include hymn #508, stanza 1 of “Jesus, Lover of My Soul,” Small Catechism, Sacrament of the Altar, 3, and Philippians 3:9 or 1 Corinthians 2:14.  Although we normally follow the Learn-by-Heart with a Catechesis service designed to prepare God’s people for the theme of the upcoming Sunday Divine Service (The Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness from St. Matthew 4:1-11), this Wednesday we did not.  Instead there was a Divine Service for Ash Wednesday (Link here Ash Wednesday Divine Service  ).
–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Learn-by-Heart Bulletin:  Learn-by-Heart-2-17-2021.pdf
Ash Wednesday Bulletin:  Ash-Wednesday-Divine-Service-for-Online-2-17-2021.pdf

Catechesis on Quinquagesima 2019 (St. Luke 18:31-43)

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 February 27, 2019, we learned stanza 3-4 of “If Thy Beloved Son, O God” (The Lutheran hymnal#375) and the second question and meaning of the Sacrament of the Altar from the 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 the Blind Man” (St. Luke 18:31-43), which is the Holy Gospel for Quinquagesima Sunday.

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

Bulletins: https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.68/85j.442.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Catechesis-Quinquagesima-2-27-2019.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2019.pdf

Wednesday Catechesis on Feb. 10, 2021 Cancelled

CANCELLED DUE TO ICY ROADS AND FRIGID TEMPERATURES.

Catechesis to prepare for Quinquagesima Sunday at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, Feb 10, 2021   Link to Live Stream

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 Healing the Blind Man” (St. Luke 18:31-43), which is the Holy Gospel for Quinquagesima Sunday.  Learn-by-Heart will include hymn #83, stanza 4 of “O God of God, O Light of Light,” Small Catechism, Sacrament of the Altar, 2, and Philippians 3:9 or 1 Corinthians 2:14.
–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin:  Catechesis-Quinquagesima-2-10-2021.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2020.pdf

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 Sexagesima Sunday on Feb. 3, 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.  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.  Learn-by-Heart will include hymn #83, stanza 3 of “O God of God, O Light of Light,” Small Catechism, Sacrament of the Altar, 1, and Psalm 1:2 or Luke 8:18.
–Michael D. Henson, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Herrin, IL).

Service Bulletin:  Catechesis-Sexagesima-02-03-2021.pdf
Responsive Prayer: Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2020.pdf

Catechesis on Septuagesima (St. Matthew 20:1-16)

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 February 13, 2019, we learned stanza 1 of “If Thy Beloved Son, O God” (The Lutheran Hymnal#375) and questions one through  three of the Office of the Keys from the 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 parable of the laborers in the vineyard (St. Matthew 20:1-16), which is the Holy Gospel for Septuagesima Sunday.

Bulletins: Catechesis-Septuagesima-02-13-2019.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: 31 minutes]

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

Catechesis on Transfiguration (St. Matthew 17:1-9)

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 February 6, 2019, we learned stanza 6 of “To The Name of Our Salvation” (The Lutheran hymnal#116) and question three of Confession/Absolution from the 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’ Transfiguration” (St. Matthew 17:1-9), which is the Holy Gospel for Transfiguration Sunday.

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

Bulletins: Catechesis-Transfiguration-02-06-2019.pdf
Responsive Prayer:  Responsive-Prayer-for-Catechesis-2019.pdf