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Prepare for Christs Coming: Be Watchful! Redeemer Lutheran Church Sunday, November 27 th
Welcome to Redeemer! Today we begin a new church year with the new season of Advent. As we prepare our hearts for Christs coming, we keep our eyes open to his salvation and open for his return.
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Prayer before Worship Father 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.
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OUR 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!
Mission of the Month Thailand
Christmas For Kids Saturday, December 10 th 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Children ages 3 to 6 th Grade Crafts, songs, cookies, hot dogs & more! Donations and workers needed Sign-up Sheets in the back or
Christmas Cards Support Redeemer & Great Plains Lutheran High School this Christmas payment for cards should be given to Lorraine Moos or Lois Miller
Community Food Drive Each 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.
Redeemer Needs Your Help Bulletin worker Usher Money counter Youth program helper Visit shut-ins & members in the hospital
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Prepare for Christs Coming: Be Watchful! Redeemer Lutheran Church Sunday, November 27 th
Lift Up Your Heads, You Mighty Gates CW #4 Verses 1-3 Text: Georg Weissel, Setting: MILWAUKEE Tune: August Lemke,
Verse 1: Lift up your heads you mighty gates! Behold the King of Glory waits. The King of kings is drawing near; The Savior of the world is here.
Verse 1: Life and salvation he will bring; Therefore rejoice and gladly sing. To God the Father raise Your joyful songs of praise.
Verse 2: The King is born in poverty, His chariot is humility, His kingly crown is holiness, His scepter, pity in distress.
Verse 2: The end of all our woe he brings; Therefore the earth is glad and sings. To Christ the Savior raise Your grateful hymns of praise.
Verse 3: How blest the land, the city blest, Where Christ the ruler is confessed! O peaceful hearts and happy homes To whom this King in triumph comes!
Verse 3: The cloudless sun of joy is he Who comes to set his people free. To God the Spirit raise Your happy shouts of praise.
Pastor: 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. Opening Verses
Confession of Sin Pastor: 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.
Confession of Sin All: Holy and merciful Father, I confess that I am by nature sinful and that I have disobeyed you in my thoughts, words and actions. I have done what is evil and failed to do what is good. For this I deserve your punishment both now and in eternity.
Confession of Sin All: But I am truly sorry for my sins, and trusting in my Savior Jesus Christ I pray: Lord, have mercy on me, a sinner.
(Pastor announces our forgiveness) All: Amen.
Lord, Have Mercy Kyrie Pastor: 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.
Lord, Have Mercy Kyrie 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.
Lord, Have Mercy Kyrie Pastor: 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.
Lord, Have Mercy Kyrie Pastor: Merciful God, maker and preserver of life, uphold us by your power and keep us in your tender care: All: Amen.
Pastor: The works of the Lord are great and glorious; his name is worthy of praise.
O 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.
O 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.
O Lord, Our Lord All: O Lord, our Lord, how glorious is your name in all the earth. O Son of God, eternal Word of the Father, you came to live with us; you made your Father known;
O 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.
Prayer of the Day Pastor: Let us pray. (The pastor says the Prayer of the Day.) All: Amen.
Gods Word to His People Isaiah 63:16b-17; 64:1-8 Come and make Your name known, O Lord
Psalm #24 All Refrain:
All Verses: The earth is the Lords, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it;
All Verses: for he founded it upon the seas and established it upon the waters.
All Verses: Who may ascend the hill of the LORD? Who may stand in his holy place?
All Verses: He who has clean hands and a pure heart, he will receive blessing from God his Savior.
All Verses: Lift up your heads, O you gates; be lifted up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.
All Verses: Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, the Lord mighty in battle.
All Verses: Lift up your heads, O you gates; lift them up, you ancient doors, that the King of glory may come in.
All Verses: Who is he, this King of glory? The Lord Almightyhe is the King of glory.
All : Glory be to the Father and to the Son And to the Holy Spirit, As it was in the beginning, Is now, and will be forever. Amen
Gods Word to His People 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 God will keep you strong as you eagerly await Jesus to be revealed
Pastor: Alleluia! He who testifies to these things says, Yes, I am coming soon. Amen. Come, Lord Jesus. Alleluia. Verse of the Day
All: Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! These words are written that we may believe that Jesus is theChrist, the Son of God. Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Verse of the Day (Please stand)
Gods Word to His People Mark 13:32-37 Be on guard; be alert
All: Praise be to you, O Christ! (Please Be seated)
The Advent of Our King CW #1 Verses 1-6 Text: Charles Coffin, Setting: ST. THOMAS Tune: Aaron Williams,
Verse 1: The advent of our King. Our prayers must now employ, And we must hymns of welcome sing In strains of holy joy.
Verse 2: The everlasting Son. Incarnate deigns to be, Himself a servant's form puts on To set his servants free.
Verse 3: O Zion's Daughter, rise. To meet your lowly King, Nor let a faithless heart despise The peace he comes to bring.
Verse 4: As judge, on clouds of light He soon will come again And his true members all unite With him in heav'n to reign.
Verse 5: Before the dawning Day Let sin's dark deeds be gone, The sinful self be put away, The new self now put on.
Verse 6: All glory to the Son, Who comes to set us free, With Father, Spirit, ever one Through all eternity.
Prepare for Christs Coming with Open Eyes 1.Open your eyes to your task 2.Open your eyes to his return
Nicene Creed All: We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen.
Nicene 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.
Nicene 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.
Nicene Creed All: For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate. He suffered death and was buried. On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures.
Nicene Creed All: He ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.
Nicene 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 worshiped and glorified,
Nicene 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.
Nicene Creed All: We look for the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come. Amen.
In thankfulness for our salvation, we support Gods work with our offerings.
Prayer of the Church
Lords Prayer All: Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread.
Lords Prayer All: Forgive us our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
Lords Prayer All: For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen
The 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.
Pastor: Praise to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In love he has blessed us with every spiritual blessing.
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. Seasonal Sentence
Holy, 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. Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts. The whole earth is full of your glory.
Words 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.
Words 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.
Pastor: The peace of the Lord be with you always. All: Amen.
O 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.
Distribution of Holy Communion Hymn #317
Thank the Lord All: Thank the Lord and sing his praise. Tell evryone 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!
Pastor: 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.
Gods Blessing 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.
Lift Up Your Heads, You Mighty Gates CW #4 Verses 4-5 Text: Georg Weissel, Setting: MILWAUKEE Tune: August Lemke,
Verse 4: Fling wide the portals of your heart; Make it a temple set apart From earthly use for heav'n's employ, Adorned with prayer and love and joy.
Verse 4: So shall your Sov'reign enter in And new and nobler life begin. To God alone be praise For word and deed and grace!
Verse 5: Redeemer, come! I open wide My heart to you; here, Lord, abide! Oh, enter with your saving grace; Show me your kind and friendly face.
Verse 5: Your Holy Spirit guide us on Until our glorious goal is won. Eternal praise and fame We offer to your name.