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Fall Festival Worship Service

Sunday, September 18, 2011
Preacher: 
Chaplain Don Moldstad
Music leader(s): 
Choir director: Prof. Dennis Marzolf
Other service participants: 
Katherine Stevens, organ Constance Bloedel, Marta Krause, piano

Order of Service

 The Service of the Word

Prelude

The Confession of Sin,(p. 109)

Hymn 8, Christ is Made the Sure Foundation

* Versicles, (p. 110)

Psalm: Jubilate Deo in B-flat -  C.V. Stanford

O be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands : serve the Lord with gladness, and come before his presence with a song.
Be ye sure that the Lord he is God; it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves : we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
O go your way into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise : be thankful unto him, and speak good of his Name.
For the Lord is gracious, his mercy is everlasting : and his truth endureth from generation to generation.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son : and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was inthe beginning, is now, and ever shall be : world without end. Amen.

Lesson One: Gal. 3:15-22

Choir Responsory: I shall not die, but live  - M. Luther

Non moriar sed vivam et narrabo opera domini.

Open to me the gates of righteousness; I will go through them And I will praise the Lord. This is the gate of the Lord, through which the righteous shall enter.  I will praise You, for You have answered me, And have become My salvation.

The Stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone.

This was the Lord’s doing   It is marvelous in our eyes.

Lesson 2: Luke 10:21-24

Hymn 211, Built on the Rock

1. All; 2. Men; 3. All; 4. Women; 5: Men; 6, 7. All

Sermon,  Matthew 7:24-27

Canticle: Rex Regum et Dominus Dominantium(Revelation 19)  G.F. Handel

Hallelujah. For the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. The kingdom of this world is become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever.

Kyrie and Lord’s Prayer,(pp. 116- 117)

* Collect for Trinity 13 (p. 161, #107)and Closing Collect, (pp. 118-119)

* Benedicamus and Benediction,(p. 119)

Closing Hymn(choir) 

Jerusalem  C.H. Parry      1. Author unknown, 1607; 2. K. Stolshagen, 1550-94

 All those who trust in Christ are blest

And find in Him eternal rest;

This world’s allurements we despise

And fix on Christ alone our eyes.

Through Him we heirs of heav’n are made;

O Brother, Christ, extend Thine aid

That we may firmly trust in Thee,

And through Thee live eternally.

 

O Christ, our Savior, Helper Friend,

Be with us till our journey’s end.

In mercy guide us by Thy grace

Till we behold Thy glorious face.

Though Satan rage, His pow’r is gone

His thundering roar can harm us none

Our strong Defender hurls him down,

And wins for us a heav’nly crown.

 Announcements and Greetings

“On My Heart Imprint Thine Image”

(All who wish are invited to join the choir; full choral setting is at ELH 598)