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Concordia – Decatur  November 4 - January 27


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November 4 – All Saints Day (observed) Rev. 7:9-17; I John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12

Buried Alive - Rev. 7:9-17

Hymns: 822, 677 vvv.1-6, 563



November 11 – Stewardship Sunday I Kings 17:8-16, Hebrews 9:24-28, Mk 12:38-44

Doing God’s Will - I Kings 17:8-16

Hymns: 732, 703, 781 (783, 785)

November 18 – Thanksgiving Week Dan 12:1-3, Heb. 10:11-25, Mk 13:1-13

Buildings That Will Last - Mark 13:1-13

Hymns: 892, 645, 895



November 25 – Last Sunday of Church Year Isaiah 51:4-6, Jude 20-25, Mark 13:24-37

When is the Lord Coming? - Mark 13:32-37

Hymns: 506, 697, 508 vv.1-5 (549, 632)



Midweek Advent Services (Special Order of Worship)

December 5 – Advent I Hymns: 392, 364, 374

“Away In a Manger - Luke 2:7

December 12 – Advent II Hymns: 368, 366, 388

“It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” - Luke 2:13-15



December 19 – Advent III Hymns: 386, 387, 383

“Joy to the World” - Luke 2:10

LITURGY CHANGES TO SETTING 1, PAGE 151



December 2 – 1st Sun. in Advent Jer. 33:14-16, I Thess. 3:9-13, Lk 19:28-40

The Lord’s Anointed - Jeremiah 33:14-21

Hymns: 357, 332, 554 (LSA Special Music)



December 9 – 2nd Sun. in Advent Malachi 3:1-7, Phil. 1:2-11, Lk 3:1-14

Prepare the Way of the Lord - Luke 3:3-9

Hymns: 349, 344, 921 (644, 550)



December 16 – 3rd Sun. in Advent Zeph. 3:14-20, Phil. 4:4-7, Lk 7:18-28

Rejoice in the Lord - Philippians 4:4-6

Hymns: 331, 803, 737



December 23 – 4TH Sun. in Advent Micah 5:2-5, Heb. 10:5-10, Lk 1:39-45

“O Little Town of Bethlehem” - Micah 5:2-5

Hymns: 357, 361, 346 (379, 380)



December 24 – Christmas Eve Is. 7:10-14; I John 4:7-16; Luke 2:7-16

“Silent Night” - Luke 2:7-16

Hymns: 370, 363, 367, 392 (Special Candle Light Service)



December 30 – Sun. after Christmas Ex. 13:1-15, Col. 3:12-17, Lk 2:22-40

Jesus’ Presentation in the Temple - Luke 2:22-40

Hymns: 389, 367, 519 (tune 367)



January 6 – Epiphany Is. 60:1-6, Eph. 3:1-12, Mt. 2:1-12

Let the Light Shine - Isaiah 60:1-6

Hymns: 396, 412, 397



January 13 – 1st Sun. a Epiphany Is. 43:1-7, Rom. 6:1-11, Lk 3:15-22

Baptism – A Gift of God - Luke 3:15-22

Hymns: 395, 722, 601 (570, 770)



January 20 – 2nd Sun. a Epiphany Is. 62:1-5, I Cor. 12:1-11, Jn 2:1-11

Good, Better, Best - John 2:1-11

Hymns: 399, 408, 394



January 27 – 3rd Sun. a Epiphany Neh. 8:1-10, I Cor. 12:12-31, Lk 4:16-30

A Mission With Jesus - Luke 4:14-21

Hymns: 398, 849, 839 (729, 763)



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