Posts by St. Andrew Lutheran Church

February 25, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

SONG  “Living Waters” WELCOME SONG  “Come Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy” PRAYER TIME THE LORD’S PRAYER SERVICE OF HOLY BAPTISM DISMISSAL OF SUNDAY SCHOOL KIDS READINGActs 8:26-40 Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” (This is a wilderness road.) So he got up and went. Now there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of the Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, in…

February 25, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE“Cantad al Señor” (arr. Susan Geschke)Peace Ringers, Linnae Stole (Director) WELCOME CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSWe gather in the name of God who creates, redeems, and sustains us. Amen.Let us confess our sin in the presence of God and of one another. Holy God, We confess that we have rejected the refuge you offer.We try to hide behind self-sufficiency and pride,but you see us, and love us still. We confess that we have chosen strife over peace;we want to be right more than…

Lent 2024, February 21 — 6:30 PM Service

PRELUDE“My Jesus, I Love Thee” (arr. by Beau Roberts) Jodi Edstrom INVITATION TO WORSHIPCome to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. EVENING HYMN“Joyous Light of Heavenly Glory”  ELW # 561 LITANY  In a season when answers don’t come easily,when questions and doubts, concerns and fears abound,we gather with each other to hear a word of promise. God, our creator and sustainer,delights in our curiosity,calls forth our questions,and embraces our doubts,…

February 18, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

SONG  “Spirit of the Living God” WELCOME SONG  “These Are the Days” CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSGod of grace and mercy, We confess to you this day that our hearts are often cold and indifferent to the needs of a broken world. We confess that our sins have caused us to focus upon ourselves instead of our neighbors in need. Where there is anxiety in us, fill us with unshakable faith. Where we are self-centered, fill us with Christ’s compassion for the…

February 18, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE “Blessed Jesus, at Thy Word” (arr. Paul Manz)Chris Sasik, Tim Graf   WELCOME  LITANYFor us, you createdmountains and valleys,hummingbirds and albatross,mustard seeds and redwoods,wild animals and beloved pets.We praise you, creative God. In us, you createdhearts that long for wholeness,minds that seek understanding,senses that experience Creation,and a divine spark of your holy image.We praise you, creative God. With us, you are creatingstories of life beyond death,songs of hope beyond despair,meals of abundance beyond greed,and visions of heaven on earth.We…

Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2024 — 7:00 PM Service

PRELUDE “Sonata No. 3- Adagio” (G. F. Handel)Rachel Calvert, Tim Graf WELCOME  CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSBlessed be the holy Trinity, ☩ one God,who creates us,redeems us,and calls us by name.Amen. Let us confess our sin in the presence of God and of one another. Silence is kept for reflection. Gracious God,have mercy on us. We confess that we have turned from you and given ourselves into the power of sin. We are truly sorry and humbly repent. In your compassion forgive us our…

Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2024 — Family Service 5:30 PM

PRELUDERachel Calvert, Tim Graf CALL TO WORSHIP“Awesome God” (Rich Mullins)             Starlight Singers & Sonshine SingersHannah Fleming, Jill Boyd (Directors) WELCOME OPENING SONG“Create in Me” READINGActs 1:6-11 So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?” He replied, “It is not for you to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority. But you will receive power when the…

Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2024 — Noon Service

PRELUDE “Wondrous Love” (arr. by David N. Johnson)Barb Carroll WELCOME  Behold, now is the acceptable time;Now is the day of salvation.Turn us again, O God of our salvation,That the light of your face may shine on us.May your justice shine like the sun;And may the poor be lifted up. HYMN“Restore in Us, O God” ELW # 328 PRAYER OF THE DAYEternal God, your love stretches to the ends of the earth, over barbed wire fences and through contested airspace. Your…

February 11, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

SONG  “Build My Life” WELCOME SONG  “Restless” CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSWe gather in the name of a God who creates and sustains us. Amen. Let us confess our sin in the presence of God and of one another. Creator God,we long for a life worth living, but we confess that we have not lived your creativity to its fullest. We have not listened for your voice in our daily lives; we have not seen you all around us. By things we…

February 11, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE “He Leadeth Me” (arr. Charles Callahan)Barb Carroll, Tim Graf                                  WELCOME  CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSWe gather in the name of a God who creates and sustains us. Amen. Let us confess our sin in the presence of God and of one another. Creator God,we long for a life worth living, but we confess that we have not lived your creativity to its fullest. We have…

February 4, 2024 — 10:30 AM Service

SONG  “I Will Follow” WELCOME SONG  “I Can Do All Things” CHILDREN’S MESSAGE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION WORDS OF INSTITUTION THE LORD’S PRAYER COMMUNION SONG“The Story I’ll Tell” READINGMatthew 14:22-32 Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, but by this time the boat, battered…

February 4, 2024 — 9:00 AM Service

PRELUDE   “Chanson De Matin” (Edward Elgar)                                 Rachel Calvert, Tim Graf                                CALL TO WORSHIP   “This Little Light of Mine” (arr. Martha Lynn Thompson)         Ring of Fire, Linnae Stole (Director) WELCOME CONFESSION AND FORGIVENESSWe gather in the name of a God who creates and sustains us. Amen. Let us confess our sin in the presence of God and of one another. Creator God,we long for a life worth living, but we confess that we have not lived your creativity to its…