What's Happening at MLC on
February 25, 2018
The 2nd Sunday in Lent
Adult Forum/Sunday school: 9 a.m.
Worship with Holy Communion: 10:15 a.m.
"If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me."
Call to Worship: Prayer bell
Choir: Seed That in Earth Is Dying, Text: Svein Ellingsen, b. 1929; tr. Hedwig T. Durnbaugh, b. 1929; Music: Harald Herresthal, b. 1944; Gospel Medley: Jesus Ia Rock in a Weary Land, Text and Music: African American spiritual; Precious Lord, Take My Hand, Words: Thomas A. Dorsey, 1899-1993; Music: George N. Allen, 1812-1877, adapt. Thomas A. Dorsey
The Collect/Prayer of the Day
Heavenly Father, it is your glory always to have mercy. Bring back all who have erred and gone astray from your word, and lead them again in faith, to receive and hold fast to your trust; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Genesis 28:10-22; Romans 5:1-11; Mark 8:31-38
Entrance hymn: LSB 420 Christ, the Life of All the Living
Offertory hymn: LSB 425 When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
Communion hymns: LSB 429 We Sing the Praise of Him Who Died; LSB 421 Jesus, Grant that Balm and Healing; LSB 437 Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed
Closing hymn: LSB 427 In the Cross of Christ I Glory
Closing Prayer for Peace: LSB 778 Grant Peace, We Pray, in Mercy, Lord, Text: Latin, c. 6th cent.; adapt. Martin Luther, 1483-1546; tr. Laudamus, Hannover, 1952; Tune: Kirchen gesenge, Nurnberg, 1531;
setting: Carl F. Schalk, b. 1929
The Liturgical color for Lent is purple.