Posts by St. Andrew Lutheran Church

June 23, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

WELCOME/CALL TO WORSHIP OPENING WORSHIP SONGS“Give Us Your Heart”“Unveil” PRAYERS OF GOD’S PEOPLE THE LORD’S PRAYER SERVICE OF HOLY BAPTISM CHILDREN’S MESSAGE READINGExodus 1:15-22 The king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other Puah, “When you act as midwives to the Hebrew women, and see them on the birthstool, if it is a boy, kill him; but if it is a girl, she shall live.” But the midwives feared God; they did not…

June 23, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE “The Peace (from Royal Fireworks Music)” (G. F. Handel)   Barb Carroll,  Tim Graf                           WELCOME CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSGathered into one by God’s Spirit, we are bold to confess our sins, our shortcomings, our failures, right here in the open, in the presence of God and of one another.  (silence for reflection)  God of grace, We confess that we have failed you, failed ourselves, failed one another. We assume…

June 16, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

WELCOME/CALL TO WORSHIP OPENING WORSHIP SONG“House of the Lord” PRAYERS OF GOD’S PEOPLE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION WORDS OF INSTITUTION THE LORD’S PRAYER COMMUNION SONG“Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)”   CHILDREN’S MESSAGE READINGGenesis 50:15-21 Realizing that their father was dead, Joseph’s brothers said, “What if Joseph still bears a grudge against us and pays us back in full for all the wrong that we did to him?” So they approached Joseph, saying, “Your father gave this instruction before he died, ‘Say to…

June 16, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE “Prelude“ (Reinhold Gliere)Barb Carroll WELCOME CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSGathered into one by God’s Spirit, we are bold to confess our sins, our shortcomings, our failures, right here in the open, in the presence of God and of one another. (silence for reflection) God of grace,We confess that we have failed you, failed ourselves, failed one another. We assume the worst about those around us, rather than giving anyone the benefit of the doubt. We do the same to ourselves, and sometimes,…

June 9, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

WELCOME/CALL TO WORSHIP OPENING WORSHIP SONGS“Oh, Our Lord”“Unveil” PRAYERS OF GOD’S PEOPLE CHILDREN’S MESSAGE READINGGenesis 32: 24-28 Jacob was left alone; and a man wrestled with him until daybreak. When the man saw that he did not prevail against Jacob, he struck him on the hip socket; and Jacob’s hip was put out of joint as he wrestled with him. Then he said, “Let me go, for the day is breaking.” But Jacob said, “I will not let you go, unless you…

June 9, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE“Wie schön leuchtet” (setting, Anne Krentz Organ)Tim Graf WELCOME CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSGathered into one by God’s Spirit, we are bold to confess our sins, our shortcomings, our failures, right here in the open, in the presence of God and of one another. God of grace,We confess that we have failed you, failed ourselves, failed one another. We assume the worst about those around us, rather than giving anyone the benefit of the doubt. We do the same to ourselves, and…

June 2, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

WELCOME/CALL TO WORSHIP OPENING WORSHIP SONG“You Awake My Love” PRAYERS OF GOD’S PEOPLE SACRAMENT HOLY COMMUNION WORDS OF INSTITUTION THE LORD’S PRAYER COMMUNION SONG“Gratitude”Alan Bach, Tim Graf, Worship Band POST-COMMUNION PRAYER CHILDREN’S MESSAGE READINGGenesis 19:15-17, 24-26 When morning dawned, the angels urged Lot, saying, “Get up, take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or else you will be consumed in the punishment of the city.” But he lingered; so the men seized him and his wife and his…

June 2, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE“Violin Sonata No. 5, Op. 24 (Spring)- Adagio” (Ludwig van Beethoven)Rachel Calvert, Tim Graf WELCOME CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSGathered into one by God’s Spirit, we are bold to confess our sins, our shortcomings, our failures, right here in the open, in the presence of God and of one another. God of grace, We confess that we have failed you, failed ourselves, failed one another. We assume the worst about those around us, rather than giving anyone the benefit of the doubt.…

The Good Book: Meeting Our Ancestors in Faith, One Story at a Time

Sundays | 9:00 & 10:30 AM The Bible can be a barrier for a lot of people of faith. It’s large, intimidating, and can be confusing! Many people are wary of reading these texts, carry bruises from their upbringing, or simply don’t have enough information for the stories to make any sense. This summer, we invite you to spend time reclaiming the “good” in The Good Book—learning and relearning how ancient stories relate to our stories here and now. Based…

May 26, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

WELCOME/CALL TO WORSHIP OPENING WORSHIP SONG“Build My Life”“Holy, Holy, Holy” PRAYERS OF GOD’S PEOPLE SERVICE OF HOLY BAPTISM READINGIsaiah 6:1-8 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of his robe filled the temple. Seraphs were in attendance above him; each had six wings: with two they covered their faces, and with two they covered their feet, and with two they flew. And one called to another and said:…

May 26, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE“Nicea” (arr. Bob Moore)Rachel Calvert, Tim Graf CALL TO WORSHIP“I Will Give You as a Light to the Nations” (Carl Schalk)Penny Meier, Emma Tewes, Tim Graf, Josh Eidem WELCOME CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSBlessed be the holy Trinity, ☩ one God,the God of manna,the God of miracles,the God of mercy.Amen. Drawn to Christ and seeking God’s abundance,let us confess our sin. Gracious God,have mercy on us. We confess that we have turned from you and given ourselves into the power of sin. We are…

May 19, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

WELCOME/CALL TO WORSHIP OPENING WORSHIP SONG“Open Up the Doors”“Spirit Move” PRAYERS OF GOD’S PEOPLE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION WORDS OF INSTITUTION THE LORD’S PRAYER COMMUNION SONG“Receive”Elliana Meier, Tim Graf POST-COMMUNION PRAYER DISMISSAL OF SUNDAY SCHOOL KIDS READINGActs 2:1-21 When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire,…