Worship Services

 

Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 15, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Acts 11:1–18; Psalm 148:1–14; Revelation 21:1–7; John 16:12–22 or John 13:31–35

Sermon: Four Seniors

Today's service features the children and youth of St. Paul's leading the service, with four Seniors in high school bringing messages. 

While you're waiting for the service to begin, try today's online jigsaw puzzle.

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

May 8, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Acts 20:17–35; Psalm 23:1–6; Revelation 7:9–17; John 10:22–30

Sermon: Spencer Newsome preaching

Today's service features the proclamation of God's Word by Spencer Newsome, seminarian, and Holy Communion, with worship being led by Stan McConnell. 

Today's online Scripture jigsaw

Vespers

May 8, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Exodus 28:1–4, 30–38; 1 John 2:18–29; Mark 6:30–44

Sermon: Obedience

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "O God of Light, Your Word, a Lamp Unfailing," hymn number 237 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

Vespers

May 1, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Exodus 18:1–12; 1 John 2:7–17

Sermon: How to Live Forever

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow," hymn number 282 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

The Second Sunday of Easter

April 24, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Acts 5:12–32; Psalm 148:1–14; Revelation 1:4–18; John 20:19–31;

Sermon: Guest Preacher, Rev. Julie Smith

Today's service of worship features a dedication of hymnals, "Hallelujah For the Cross," an anthem by our Men's Choir, the reading and proclamation of the Word of God by our guest preacher, Rev. Julie Smith, and Holy Communion.

The prelude, "Christ is Risen, Alleluia!" speaks of the faithful raising the strain to sing joyously, “He is Risen!” Until then, enjoy this Online Jigsaw Puzzle.

 

Vespers

April 24, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Exodus 14:5–22; 1 John 1:1–7

Sermon: The Cloud and the Darkness

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "Now the Day Is Over," hymn number 280 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

Easter Sunrise

April 17, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Job 19:23–27; 1 Corinthians 15:51–57; John 20:1–18

Sermon: An Easter Homily

Congregations have gathered in burial grounds since Mary Magdalene and "the other Mary" went to the tomb of Jesus (Matthew 28:1) on that first Easter morning. So, we gather this morning, expecting the joy of resurrection. 

Today's Online Jigsaw

Easter Resurrection Service

April 17, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 65:17-25; Psalm 16:1-11; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; Luke 24:1-12

Sermon: The Inheritance of a New Creation

The service features the event of First Communion, receiving new members, the Senior Choir singing "Behold the Empty Tomb," the Handbell Choir playing "The Strife Is O'er," the reading and proclamation of the Word of God, and Holy Communion.

Online Jigsaw Puzzle

Maundy Thursday

April 13, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Jeremiah 31:31–34; Psalm 116:12–19; Hebrews 10:15–25; Luke 22:7–20

Sermon: No More

The Maundy Thursday service features Holy Communion, lessons, hymns, a homily, and the stripping of the altar. 

Online JIgsaw

Good Friday

April 13, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Psalm 22:1–31; Isaiah 52:13–53:12

Sermon: He Has Done It

The Good Friday service is brief and solemn, The sanctuary has been stripped of brightness and color; all seems dark, as Jesus has been crucified. Yet in the darkness, we remember the prophecies of a Light in the darkness. A homily on Psalm 22 brings the ancient story into focus. We hear the Seven Words, responding with hymns, then departing in silence, to await the festive shout of the third day.

Online Jigsaw

Palm Sunday

April 10, 2022
Scripture Texts:  John 12:12–19; Deuteronomy 32:36–39; Psalm 118:19–29; Philippians 2:5–11; Luke 22:1–23:56

Sermon: The Right Mind

The prelude, "Behold! The King Comes!" is rung by the St. Paul's Bell Choir. Today's service remembers Jesus' triumphal entry by the children processing with palms. We proclaim Christ's death until he returns, through the grace of Holy Communion. The anthem, ""Ride On to Reign in Majesty," is sung by the Senior Choir. The postlude, "Hosanna, Loud Hosanna," tells the story, ”Hosanna in the highest, that ancient song we sing, for Christ is our Redeemer, the Lord of heaven our King." 

Here is an online jigsaw from today's lessons. 

Vespers

April 10, 2022
Scripture Texts:  1 Timothy 6:12–16; Luke 19:41–48

Sermon: Keep the Commandment

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "O Trinity, O BLessed Light," hymn number 275 in the LBW.

This Evening's Scripture jigsaw

The Fifth Wednesday in Lent

April 6, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 53:1–6

Sermon: The Weight of the Cross

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship. Our hymn this evening will be number 282, "Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow." Thanks to Laura Brock for leading the service and to Pr. Ken Reed of Concordia Lutheran Church for bringing the message. 

Here is an online jigsaw of this service's Scripture graphic.

Fifth Sunday in Lent

April 3, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 43:16–21; Psalm 126:1–6; Philippians 3:4–14; Luke 20:9–20

Sermon: The Problem with Reunions

Today's service features Holy Communion. All who are baptized and have completed First Communioin training may commune. Children who have not received training are encouraged to come forward for a blessing.  

The anthem will be a solo by Sarah Fesperman who will be singing "To See The King of Heaven Fall."

Try working this online jigsaw from today's lessons. 

Vespers

April 3, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Exodus 4:10–12; Romans 12:1–2

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "Now Rest beneath Night's Shadow," hymn number 282 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

The Fourth Wednesday in Lent

March 30, 2022
Scripture Texts:  John 16:1–24

Sermon: Trajectory

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship. Our hymn this evening will be number 275, "O Trinity, O Blessed Light." Thanks to Elizabeth Baker for leading the service and to Pr. Tonya Brittain of Organ Lutheran Church for bringing the message. 

Here is an online jigsaw of this service's Scripture graphic.

The Fourth Sunday in Lent

March 27, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 12:1–6; Psalm 32:1–11; 2 Corinthians 5:16–21; Luke 15:1–3, 11–32

Sermon: A New Kind of Creation

Today's service features the baptism of Jaxon Floyd Struble. The children's chatr will explore what it means to be baptized. 

The prelude, “O Sacred Head,” lets believers know that one “who dies believing, dies safely in [God's] love.” The Mens Choir sings an offertory entitled "Jesus, Gentle Lamb." The message is about what it means to be a "new creation." 

Try working this online jigsaw from today's lessons. 

Vespers

March 27, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Genesis 48:8–22; Romans 8:11–25; John 6:27–40

Sermon: Patient Hope

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "To You, before the Close of Day," hymn number 277 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

The Third Wednesday in Lent

March 23, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 53:6; Psalm 116:1–19

Sermon: Giving Thanks for Suffering

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship. Our hymn this evening will be number 275, "O Trinity, O Blessed Light." Thanks to John Brock for leading the service and to Pr. Dawn Rister of Salem Lutheran Church for bringing the message. 

Here is an online jigsaw of this service's Scripture graqphic.. 

Third Sunday in Lent

March 20, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Ezekiel 33:7–20; Psalm 85: 1–12; 1 Corinthians 10:1–13; Luke 13:1–9

Sermon: A Real and Present Grace

Today's prelude, “O Sacred Head,” lets believers know that one “who dies believing, dies safely in Thy love.” The Senior Choir's anthem is entitled "Lenten Prayer." The message is about "A Real and Present Grace." 

Try working this online jigsaw from the lessons. 

Vespers

March 20, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Genesis 44:1–17; Romans 8:1–10; John 5:25–29

Sermon: No Condemnation

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "O Christ, You Are the Light and Day," hymn number 273 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

The Second Wednesday in Lent

March 16, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Hebrews 11:1; 1 Corinthians 15:1–11

Sermon: A Family of Faith Sharing the Gospel

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship. Our hymn this evening will be number 273, "O Christ, You Are the Light and Day." Thanks to Stan McConnell for leading the service and to George Barringer for bringing the message. 

Here is an online jigsaw of this service's Scripture graqphic.. 

The Second Sunday in Lent

March 13, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Jeremiah 26:8–15; Psalm 4:1–8; Philippians 3:17–4:1; Luke 13:31–35

Sermon: Message from Girl Scout, Chloe Lombard

Our service today is led by our Girl Scout Troop 743, under the direction of Alison Moore and Amy Barringer. The Children's Chat is given by Sophie Hoffner and Sara Barringer, and the sermon is given by Chloe Lombard.

The hymn text of the Prelude describes the Lord's death bitter Passion for our salvation. The anthem is “My Saviour, Jesus,” sung by our Men’s Choir. 

Try working this online jigsaw from the lessons. 

Vespers

March 13, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Romans 6:3–14; John 5:24

Sermon: Buried into Jesus’ Death

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "Now, All the Woods are Sleeping," hymn number 276 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

The First Wednesday in Lent

March 9, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Genesis 39:1–23; 1 Corinthians 2:14–3:15; Mark 2:1–12

Sermon: God Is with Us

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship. Our hymn this evening will be number 272, "Abide with Me."

Here is an online jigsaw of this service's Scripture graqphic.. 

The First Sunday in Lent

March 6, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Deuteronomy 26:1–11; Psalm 91:1–13; Romans 10:8b–13; Luke 4:1–13

Sermon: 10–8

Our service features Holy Communion, four substantial readings from the Word, prayers, a solo by Laura Brock titled, "How Great the Love," and organ music that includes “My Spirit Was in Heaviness” from Cantata 21 by J. S. Bach, describing in a minor, slow chorale prelude the dark days before his death.

The service also includes a chat with the children, and a message about how all is good because of where we place our trust. 

Here is today's Scripture jigsaw that you may work while you are waiting on the service to begin. 

Vespers

March 6, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Daniel 9:3–10; Hebrews 2:10–18; John 12:44–50

Sermon: The Turned Face of Lent

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "Now, All the Woods are Sleeping," hymn number 276 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

Ash Wednesday

March 2, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Amos 5:6–15; Hebrews 12:1–14; Luke 18:9–14

Sermon: Looking to Jesus

This evening's service begins a Lenten journey of repentance that leads up to Easter. Tonight, we show our repentance by recceiving the mark of the cross in ashes on the forehead. Our choir sings "Joyous Light of Glory" by Carl Schalk. There is a message about looking to Jesus, and Holy Communion concludes the service. 

Here is today's Scripture jigsaw that you may work while you are waiting on the service to begin. 

Transfiguration Sunday

February 27, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Deuteronomy 34:1–12; Psalm 99:1–9; Hebrews 3:1–6; Luke 9:28–36

Sermon: On Listening to Jesus

Our service today features readings from the Word, prayers, beautiful music — including Gustav Holt's "Thaxted" from "Jupiter," "The Planets" played by our organist, Connie Burleson — a chat with the children, and a message about listening to Jesus. 

Here is today's Scripture jigsaw that you may work while you are waiting on the service to begin. 

Vespers

February 27, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Malachi 4:1–6; 2 Corinthians 3:7–18; Luke 9:18–27

Sermon: Transfiguration

Vespers is found on page 142 of the Lutheran Book of Worship (LBW). We also sing "O Trinity, O Blessed Light," hymn number 275 in the LBW.

Today's Scripture jigsaw

Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

February 20, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Genesis 45:3–15; Psalm 103:1–13; 1 Corinthians 15:21–26, 30–42; Luke 6:27–38

Sermon: Do Good

Our service today features readings from the Word, prayers, beautiful music, a chat with the children, and a message about how God does not need our love. 

Here is today's Scripture jigsaw that you may work while you are waiting on the service to begin. 

Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

February 13, 2022

Our service today features readings from the Word, prayers, beautiful music, a chat with the children, and a message about how the Church of Christ is to live in a more excellent manner than the world. 

Here is today's Scripture jigsaw that you may work while you are waiting on the service to begin. 

Vespers

February 13, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Genesis 29:20–35; 1 Timothy 3:14–4:10

Sermon: Longsuffering Love

Vespers

February 6, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Genesis 24:50–67; 2 Timothy 2:14–21; Mark 10:13–22

Sermon: Ring the Bell

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

February 5, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 6:1–13; Psalm 138:1–8; 1 Corinthians 14:12b–20; Luke 5:1–11

Sermon: We’ve Already Done That


Our service today features readings from the Word, prayers, beautiful music, a chat with the children, and a message about how the Church of Christ is to live in a more excellent manner than the world. 

Here is today's Scripture jigsaw that you may work while you are waiting on the service to begin. 

The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

January 30, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Jeremiah 1:4–10, 17–19; Psalm 71:1–11; 1 Corinthians 12:31b–13:13; Luke 4:31–44

Sermon: The Excellent Way


Our service today features readings from the Word, prayers, beautiful music, a chat with the children, and a message about how the Church of Christ is to live in a more excellent manner than the world. 

Here is today's Scripture jigsaw that you may work while you are waiting on the service to begin. 

Third Sunday after Epiphany

January 23, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Nehemiah 8:1–3, 5–6, 8–10; Psalm 19:1–14; 1 Corinthians 12:12–31a; Luke 4:16–30

Sermon: Blessed Are

Readings from the Word, prayers, a message about how to be blessed, beautiful music, a chat with any children who show up on a wintry Lord's Day. Today's Scripture jigsaw

Vespers

January 23, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Genesis 13:2-18; Galatians 2:1-10; Mark 7:31-37

Sermon: He Sighed

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage (across the street from the church) on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. The service is livestreamed Sundays at 6:30pm at https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsLCMC.

The Second Sunday after Epiphany

January 16, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 62:1–5; Psalm 128:1–6; 1 Corinthians 12:1–11; John 2:1–11

Sermon: A New Name

Readings from the Word, prayers, a message about being given a new name in Jesus Christ, and Holy Communion are all in the order on this wintry Lord's Day. Today's Scripture jigsaw

The Baptism of Our Lord

January 9, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 43:1–7; Psalm 29:1–11; Romans 6:1–11; Luke 3:15–22

Sermon: Alive Like Him

Readings from the Word, prayers, great music, a chat with the children, a message about being alive in Christ Jesus through baptism, and Holy Communion are all in the order today. Today's Scripture jigsaw

Vespers

January 9, 2022
Scripture Texts:  John 1:29–34

Sermon: The Lamb of God

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage (across the street from the church) on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. The service is livestreamed Sundays at 6:30pm at https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsLCMC.

The Second Sunday after Christmas

January 2, 2022
Scripture Texts:  1 Kings 3:4–15; Psalm 119:97–104; Ephesians 1:3–14; Luke 2:40–52

Sermon: Chosen to Be Blameless

Carols accompanied by guest organist, Laura Brock, readings for tne Word, prayers, a chat with the children, a message about how God chooses us, and Holy Communion are all in the order today. Today's Scripture jigsaw

Vespers

January 2, 2022
Scripture Texts:  Ephesians 4:1–16

Sermon: One

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage (across the street from the church) on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. The service is livestreamed Sundays at 6:30pm at https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsLCMC.

The First Sunday after Christmas

December 26, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Exodus 13:1–3a, 11–15; Psalm 111:1–10; Colossians 3:12–17; Luke 2:22–40

Sermon: The Redemption of the Firstborn

Today's service includes carols, a solo by John Brock, our Music Director, and a chat with the children and pastor. Today's Scripture jigsaw

Christmas Eve Children’s Service

December 24, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 7:10–14; Psalm 110:1–4; 1 John 4:7-16; Matthew 1:18–25

Sermon: A Sign

The service will revolve around the children, who will light the candles, take up the offering, search for the Christ child, and be with Pastor Ryman pretty much throughout the service. A livestream will appear on this page at 7pm.

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 9:2–7; Psalm 96:1–13; Titus 2:11–14; Luke 2:1–20

Sermon: The Appearing of Glory

This is a traditional service of carols, Holy Communion, and candlelight, punctuated by beautiful music from our organist and choir. A livestream will appear on this page at 10:30pm.

December 23 Christmas Pageant

December 23, 2021

This year's Christmas pageant is "A Grown-Up Christmas Wish," written by Joyce Wilhelm. Join our cast and crew of 75 as they bring to life the biblical nativity story. Pastor Ryman narrates this pageant heralding the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, through Scripture and music. 

December 22 Christmas Pageant

December 22, 2021

This year's Christmas pageant is "A Grown-Up Christmas Wish," written by Joyce Wilhelm. Join our cast and crew of 75 as they bring to life the biblical nativity story. Pastor Ryman narrates this pageant heralding the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, through Scripture and music. 

The Fourth Sunday in Advent

December 19, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Micah 5:2–5a; Psalm 80:1–7; Hebrews 10:5–10; Luke 1:39–56

Sermon: This One

Today's highlights: the lighting of the first four Advent candles by the Aldridge family, beautiful music by our organist, Connie Burleson, an anthem by our choir under the direction of John Brock, a chat with the children, and the Advent reminder of whom we await: "this One." 

Today's Scripture Jigsaw

The Third Sunday in Advent

December 12, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Zephaniah 3:14–20; Psalm 85:1–13; Philippians 4:4–7; Luke 7:18–35

Sermon: An Advent Perspective

Today's highlights: the lighting of the first three Advent candles by the Newsome family, beautiful music by our organist (and harpist!), Connie Burleson, an anthem by our choir under the direction of John Brock, a chat with the children, and the reminder that Christians are given a different perspective on life, even in the midst of troubles and devastation. 

Today's Scripture Jigsaw

Vespers

December 12, 2021
Scripture Texts:  2 Thessalonians 2:1–3, 13–17

Sermon: Chosen

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage (across the street from the church) on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. The service is livestreamed Sundays at 6:30pm at https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsLCMC.

The Second Sunday in Advent

December 5, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Malachi 3:1–7b; Psalm 66:1–12; Philippians 1:2–11; Luke 3:1–20

Sermon: The Day of the Lord

Today's highlights: the lighting of the first two Advent candles by the Whisnant family, beautiful music by our organist, Connie Burleson, a solo by Laura Brock with John Brock at the piano, a chat with the children, and the promise that God, who began a good work in us through faith in Christ Jesus, will bring it to completion on the Day of the Lord. 

Vespers

December 5, 2021
Scripture Texts:  2 Thessalonians 1:5–12

Sermon: The Work Is His

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage (across the street from the church) on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. Also livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsLCMC.

The First Sunday of Advent

November 28, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36

Sermon: Taking a Stand

Today's highlights: the dedication of a new Advent wreath, beautiful music by our organist, Connie Burleson, an anthem by our choir under the direction of John Brock, a chat with the children, and the promise of God's Word, that our Redemption draws near. 

Vespers

November 28, 2021
Scripture Texts:  1 Thessalonians 5:1–11; Luke 21:5–19

Sermon: Opportunity

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage (across the street from the church) on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. Also livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/StPaulsLCMC.

Thanksgiving Eve

November 24, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Deuteronomy 8:1-10; Psalm 67:1-7; Philippians 4:6-20; Luke 17:11-19

Sermon: Giving Thanks

The Church’s business is thanks and praise for all things. We must always be mindful of our leprous, sinful condition, and that God has healed us by his stripes (Isaiah 53:4-5). Return to the Lord and give him thanks and praise.

Christ the King

November 21, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 51:4–6; Psalm 93:1–5; Revelation 1:4b–8; Mark 13:24–37

Sermon: One Reality

We focus today, this last Sunday lf the church year, upon Jesus Christ as King of kings. 

Vespers

November 21, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Isaiah 19:19–25; Romans 15:5–13

Sermon: Hope through Faith

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage (across the street from the church) on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. 

25th Sunday after Pentecost

November 14, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Daniel 12:1–3; Psalm 16:1–11; Hebrews 10:11–25; Mark 13:1–13

Sermon: What's in Your Heart?

Although our annual congregational meeting seems to interrupt the beginning of the service, we pray you will stick around for the Word, the music (featuring our Men's Choir), and the joy of our children meeting with their pastor. 

Vespers

November 14, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Acts 20:7–12; Luke 12:22–31

Sermon: Don't Be Anxious

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage (across the street from the church) on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. 

All Saints Sunday

November 7, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Revelation 7:9–17; Psalm 149:1–9; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12

Sermon: The Inside-Out

The focus of our service today is Holy Communion. As you wait for the service to begin, consider watching this 5-minute devotion about the Lord's Supper, written by Martin Luther. Kristie Ward, from Naomi's Heart Mission in the Philippines, brings our children's message today. We will also remember those who have died among us in the last year, whom Christ has made saints by his death and resurrection. During announcements, we will also recognize our veterans. 

Vespers

November 7, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Hebrews 11:32–12:2; Revelation 21:22–22:5

Sermon: Perfect!

The Service of Evening Prayer is held in the parsonage on Sundays at 6:30pm. Come at 6:00 for the food and fellowship. 

Vespers

November 3, 2021

This Sunday, November 7th, Susan and Pastor Mark begin hosting Vespers in the parsonage. You are invited to join them at 6pm for finger food, fellowship, and Evening Prayer...and then a little more fellowship afterward. The service will begin at 6:30 and be live-streamed on the church's website. Just click services at the top of any page. 

206 St. Paul Church Rd., Salisbury, NC (across the street from the church)

You are encouraged to park on the Faith side of the house in the grass (not on the drive) or across the street in the church parking lot. Acorns are still falling on the Old Concord side of the parsonage. 

 

Reformation Sunday

October 31, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Revelation 14:6–7; Psalm 46:1-11; Romans 3:19-28; John 8:31-36

Sermon: Steadfast Lutherans

The centerpiece of today's service is Holy Communion. We also welcome 16 new members into our congregation: Don and Betty Camerlin, Larry and Tricia Clark, Wayne and Jaudon Cline, Susan Cruz, Randall and Susan Faggart, Autumn Hill, Keith, Amy, and Sophie Hoffner, Rex and Lisa Phelps, and Matthew Yattaw.

As always, there is beautiful music by our organist, Connie Burleson, and by our choir, under the direction of John Brock, as well as the pastor's chat with the children, and a message. This week's sermon is about being steadfast in the Word. 

The 22nd Sunday After Pentecost

October 24, 2021
Scripture Texts:  Jeremiah 31:7-9; Psalm 126:1-6; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52

Sermon: Going My Way?

Today's service features beautiful music by our organist, Connie Burleson, a chat with the children about seeing in the dark, and a message about whom we follow.