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1Redeemer Lutheran Church Prepare for Christ’s Coming: Be Watchful!Redeemer Lutheran ChurchSunday, November 27th
2Welcome to Redeemer!Today we begin a new church year with the new season of Advent.As we prepare our hearts for Christ’s coming, we keep our eyes open to his salvation and open for his return.
3For Our GuestsIf you have questions, let us try to help. Speak with an usher, greeter, or the person next to you.If you’d like to learn more about Redeemer and its ministry, please talk to Pastor Wolfe or a church member after the service.
4Children’s MessageEach week, our younger worshipers are invited to the front of church before the sermon hymn to hear a special message for them from Pastor Wolfe.
5Need to Know what’s going on? Our church website has the info you need right at your fingertipsCheck the church calendar,Get access to sermons,and more.
6Prayer before WorshipFather in heaven, in grace you chose your saints before time began.We praise you for calling us to faith and humbly bring you our prayers and praise today.Bless our worship in Jesus’ name. Amen.
7Please be courteous and silence all pagers and cell phones. Thank You
8OUR COMMUNION PRACTICE Redeemer Lutheran Church observes the biblical practice of member communion. (This has also been called close communion.)If you are not currently a member of our congregation, we would kindly ask that you speak with our pastor before communing.We look forward to talking about this very important issue with you!
10Christmas For Kids Saturday, December 10th 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Children ages 3 to 6th GradeCrafts, songs, cookies, hot dogs & more!Donations and workers neededSign-up Sheets in the back or
11Christmas CardsSupport Redeemer & Great Plains Lutheran High School this Christmaspayment for cards should be given to Lorraine Moos or Lois Miller
12Community Food DriveEach weekend in November, Redeemer members can bring in nonperishable food items for donations to Aid, Inc of Mandan.Help show your thanksgiving this month by helping those in need.
13Redeemer Needs Your Help Bulletin workerUsherMoney counterYouth program helperVisit shut-ins & members in the hospital
15Redeemer Lutheran Church Prepare for Christ’s Coming: Be Watchful!Redeemer Lutheran ChurchSunday, November 27th
16Lift Up Your Heads, You Mighty Gates CW #4 Verses 1-3 Text: Georg Weissel,Setting: MILWAUKEETune: August Lemke,
17Verse 1:Lift up your heads you mighty gates!Behold the King of Glory waits.The King of kings isdrawing near;The Savior of theworld is here.
18Verse 1:Life and salvation he will bring;Therefore rejoice and gladly sing.To God the Father raiseYour joyful songs ofpraise.
19Verse 2:The King is born in poverty,His chariot is humility,His kingly crown is holiness,His scepter, pity indistress.
20Verse 2:The end of all our woe he brings;Therefore the earth is glad and sings.To Christ the SaviorraiseYour grateful hymnsof praise.
21Verse 3:How blest the land, the city blest,Where Christ the ruler is confessed!O peaceful hearts andhappy homesTo whom this Kingin triumph comes!
22Verse 3:The cloudless sun of joy is heWho comes to set his people free.To God the Spirit raiseYour happy shouts ofpraise.
23Opening VersesPastor: The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you.All: And also with you.
24Confession of SinPastor: God invites us to come into his presence and worship him with humble and penitent hearts.Therefore, let us acknowledge our sinfulness and ask him to forgive us.
25Confession of Sin All: Holy and merciful Father, I confess that I am by naturesinful and that I havedisobeyed you in my thoughts,words and actions.I have done what is evil andfailed to do what is good.For this I deserve yourpunishment both now and ineternity.
26Confession of Sin All: But I am truly sorry for my sins, and trusting in mySavior Jesus Christ I pray:Lord, have mercy on me, asinner.
28Lord, Have Mercy KyriePastor: For all that we need in life and for the wisdom to use all your gifts with gratitude and joy, hear our prayer, O Lord.♫ All: Lord, have mercy.
29Lord, Have Mercy Kyrie ♫ All: Christ, have mercy. Pastor: For the steadfast assurance that nothing can separate us from your love and for the courage to stand firm against the assaults of Satan and every evil, hear our prayer, O Christ.♫ All: Christ, have mercy.
30Lord, Have Mercy KyriePastor: For the well-being of your holy Church in all the world and for those who offer here their worship and praise, hear our prayer, O Lord.♫ All: Lord, have mercy.
31Lord, Have Mercy KyriePastor: Merciful God, maker and preserver of life, uphold us by your power and keep us in your tender care:♫ All: Amen.
32Pastor: The works of the Lord are great and glorious; his name is worthy of praise.
33O Lord, Our Lord♫ All:O Lord, our Lord, how glorious is your name in all the earth.Almighty God, merciful Father, you crown our life with your love.
34O Lord, Our Lord ♫ All: You take away our sin; you comfort our spirit; you make us pure and holy in your sight.You did not spare your only Son, but gave him up for us all.
35O Lord, Our Lord ♫ All: O Lord, our Lord, how glorious is your name in all the earth.O Son of God, eternal Word ofthe Father,you came to live with us;you made your Father known;
36O Lord, Our Lord ♫ All: you washed us from our sins in your own blood. You are the King of glory;you are the Lord!O Lord, our Lord, how glorious is your name in all the earth.
37(The pastor says the Prayer of the Day.) Pastor: Let us pray.(The pastor says the Prayer of the Day.)♫ All: Amen.
38God’s Word to His People Isaiah 63:16b-17; 64:1-8Come and makeYour name known, O Lord
57The Advent of Our King CW #1 Verses 1-6 Text: Charles Coffin,Setting: ST. THOMASTune: Aaron Williams,
58Verse 1:The advent of our King.Our prayers must now employ,And we must hymns of welcome singIn strains of holy joy.
59Verse 2:The everlasting Son.Incarnate deigns to be,Himself a servant's form puts onTo set his servants free.
60Verse 3:O Zion's Daughter, rise.To meet your lowly King,Nor let a faithless heart despiseThe peace he comes tobring.
61Verse 4:As judge, on clouds of lightHe soon will come againAnd his true members all uniteWith him in heav'n toreign.
62Verse 5:Before the dawning DayLet sin's dark deeds be gone,The sinful self be put away,The new self now put on.
63Verse 6:All glory to the Son,Who comes to set us free,With Father, Spirit, ever oneThrough all eternity.
64Prepare for Christ’s Coming with Open Eyes Open your eyes to your taskOpen your eyes to his return
65Nicene Creed All: We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth,of all that is,seen and unseen.
66Nicene Creed All: We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God,eternally begotten of the Father,God from God, Light from Light,true God from true God,begotten , not made,of one being with the Father.
67Nicene Creed All: Through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation,he came down from heaven,was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the virgin Mary,and became fully human.
68Nicene Creed All: For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate. He suffered death and was buried.On the third day he rose again inaccordance with the Scriptures.
69Nicene Creed All: He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right handof the Father.He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.
70Nicene Creed All: We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life,who proceeds from the Father and the Son,who in unity with the Father and the Son is worshipedand glorified,
71Nicene Creed All: who has spoken through the prophets. We believe in one holy Christian and apostolic Church.We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.
72Nicene CreedAll:We look for the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come.Amen.
73In thankfulness for our salvation, we support God’s work with our offerings.
75Lord’s Prayer All: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come,your will be doneon earth as in heaven.Give us today our daily bread.
76Lord’s Prayer All: Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us.Lead us not into temptation,but deliver us from evil.
77Lord’s Prayer All: For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen
78The Sacrament Pastor: The Lord be with you. ♫ All: And also with you. Pastor: Lift up your hearts.♫ All: We lift them up to the Lord.Pastor: Let us give thanks to the Lord, our God.♫ All: It is right to give him thanks and praise.
79Pastor: Praise to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In love he has blessed us with every spiritual blessing.
80Seasonal Sentence Pastor: Through his holy prophets, he promised a King to bring light to those living in darkness and in the shadow of death.Now have come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ. To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and thanks and honor and glory for ever and ever.
81Holy, Holy, Holy (Sanctus) ♫ All:Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts.The whole earth is full of your glory.You are my God, and I will exalt you.I will give you thanks, for you have become my salvation.
82Words of Institution Pastor: Our Lord Jesus Christ, on the night he was betrayed, took bread; and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”
83Words of Institution Pastor: Then he took the cup, gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you; this is my blood of the new covenant, which is poured out for you for the forgiveness of sins. Do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.”
84Pastor: The peace of the Lord be with you always.♫ All: Amen.
85O Christ, Lamb of God♫ All: O Christ, Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world; have mercy on us.O Christ, Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world; have mercy on us.O Christ, Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world; grant us your peace. Amen.
87Thank the Lord ♫ All: Thank the Lord and sing his praise. Tell ev’ryone what he has done.Let all who seek the Lord rejoice and proudly bear his name.He renews his promises and leads his people forth in joy with shouts of thanksgiving.Alleluia! Alleluia!
88Pastor:Hear the prayer of your people, O Lord, that the lips which have praised you here may glorify you in the world, that the eyes which have seen the coming of your Son may long for his coming again,and that all who have received in his true body and blood the pledge of your forgiveness may be restored to live a new and holy life,through Jesus Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.♫ All: Amen.
89God’s Blessing ♫ All: Amen, Amen, Amen. Pastor: Brothers and sisters, go in peace.Live in harmony with one another. Serve the Lord with gladness.The Lord bless you and keep you.The Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you.The Lord look on you with favor and give you peace.♫ All: Amen, Amen, Amen.
90Lift Up Your Heads, You Mighty Gates CW #4 Verses 4-5 Text: Georg Weissel,Setting: MILWAUKEETune: August Lemke,
91Verse 4:Fling wide the portals of your heart;Make it a temple set apartFrom earthly use for heav'n's employ,Adorned with prayerand love and joy.
92Verse 4:So shall your Sov'reign enter inAnd new and nobler life begin.To God alone be praiseFor word and deedand grace!
93Verse 5:Redeemer, come! I open wideMy heart to you; here, Lord, abide!Oh, enter with your saving grace;Show me your kindand friendly face.
94Verse 5:Your Holy Spirit guide us onUntil our glorious goal is won.Eternal praise and fameWe offer to your name.