MARKHAM LUTHERAN CHURCH - Baptized to serve.
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. 

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