Our Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church

802 E. Trapp, Herington, KS 67449

7 October 2018 A T D

Divine Service, page 184

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

Second Class

The Sunday of the Paralytic

Say to my soul, “I am your salvation!”

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears.

[The Lord] saved him out of all his troubles;

this is God, our God forever and ever.


Church office & Preschool: 785-258-3122

Pr. Mark Lovett: 620-292-7098


email: orlclcms@sbcglobal.net / pastor@ourredeemerherington.org

A prayer before worship: O Lord, Creator, Redeemer, and Comforter, as I come to worship You in spirit and in truth, I humbly pray that You would open my ears to the preaching of Your Holy Word so that I may repent of my sins, believe in Jesus Christ as my only Savior, and grow in grace and holiness. Hear me for the sake of His name.


Visitors: We welcome you in the name of our Lord Jesus to our Father’s house. We’re glad that you’ve joined us today and pray that you find comfort and peace in the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. If you desire the Sacrament but have not received it at our altar, please speak with the Pastor before communing.

As we gather: The prelude music & bells marks a time for prayer and meditation as we prepare to receive the blessings of our Lord. Please respect the prayers of others by praying quietly. In the same respect, if possible, please do not leave the Service of the Lord until after His benediction.

A word on the order of service: If you find yourself a bit lost, take heart! We were all there once. Listen to and watch those around you and learn from them how the Church worships God.

NB: Italicized words or phrases indicate an appropriate time to bow one’s head, such as at the Holy Name of Jesus. The (T) marks an appropriate time to make the sign of the Holy Cross.  The symbol () marks a scriptural and theological explanation of that part of the liturgy.

For more prayers during the Service see the inside cover of the Lutheran Service Book, or pages 305-318.

The Hymn of Procession                     Lift High the Cross                     LSB 837 (requested)    Stand

The Preparation

The sign of the holy cross (T) may be made by all in remembrance of their Baptism.

In the name of the Father and of the T Son and of the Holy Spirit.                                 C Amen.

Beloved in the Lord! Let us draw near with a true heart and confess our sins unto God our Father, beseeching Him in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to grant us forgiveness.

Our help is in the name of the Lord,                            C who made heaven and earth.

I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord,   C and You forgave the iniquity of my sin.

P O Almighty God, merciful Father,

C I, a poor, miserable sinner, confess unto you all my sins and iniquities with which I have ever offended You and justly deserved Your temporal and eternal punishment. But I am heartily sorry for them and sincerely repent of them, and I pray You of Your boundless mercy and for the sake of the holy, innocent, bitter sufferings and death of Your beloved Son, Jesus Christ, to be gracious and merciful to me, a poor, sinful being.

P Upon this your confession, I, by virtue of my office, as a called and ordained servant of the Word, announce the grace of God unto all of you, and in the stead and by the command of my Lord Jesus Christ I forgive you all your sins in the name of the Father and of the T Son and of the Holy Spirit.

C Amen.

The call to gather:

Therefore, brothers, since we have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus, by the new and living way that He opened for us through the curtain, that is, through His flesh, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, with our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water. Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.” (Heb. 10:19-25)

T The Liturgy of the Word T

The Introit of the Day                                                 Ps. 119:1–2, 5–6; antiphon: Ps. 119:137, 124

Chant tone “F” is used for the Introit for Trinity 17 – Trinity 24.

T Say to my soul, “I am your sal- | vation!”* When the righteous cry for help, the | Lord hears.

[The Lord] saved him out of all his | troubles;* this is God, our God forever and | ever.

C Give ear, O my people, to my | teaching;* incline your ears to the words | of my mouth!

L I will open my mouth in a | parable;* I will utter dark sayings | from of old,

C things that we have | heard and known,* that our fathers have | told us.

L We will tell the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, | and his might,* and the wonders that | he has done

C Glory be to the Father and | to the Son* and to the Holy |Spirit;

     as it was in the be- | ginning* is now and will be forever. | Amen.

(Antiphon repeated) T

The Kyrie (Here the people of God ask for and confess God’s mercies which are new every morning (Lam. 3:22-23.))

The Gloria in Excelsis (angelic hymn from Lk. 2:14; a hymn of praise to the one true God for His salvation among men.)

The Blessing & Collect for Trinity 19

The Lord’s minister first addresses the congregation at the Blessing (the Preparatory Rite not properly belonging to the Holy Liturgy but an extension of private confession). The minister blesses the people – “The Lord be with you” – and they bless him – “And with thy spirit” – that he might fulfill his ministry of prayer and teaching by the Spirit of the Lord Jesus (cf. Ruth 2:4).


P The Lord be with you.


P Let us pray....

Almighty and merciful God, of Your bountiful goodness keep from us all things that may hurt us that we, being ready in both body and soul, may cheerfully accomplish whatever You would have us do; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.


A prayer before hearing or reading the Bible: “Speak, Lord, your servant is listening.” (1 Samuel 3:10)

The First Reading                                 Genesis 28:10-17                                                         Sit

In those days: Jacob left Beersheba and went toward Haran. And he came to a certain place and stayed there that night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place to sleep. And he dreamed, and behold, there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven. And behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it! And behold, the Lord stood above it and said, “I am the Lord, the God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac. The land on which you lie I will give to you and to your offspring. Your offspring shall be like the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west and to the east and to the north and to the south, and in you and your offspring shall all the families of the earth be blessed. Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go, and will bring you back to this land. For I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you.” Then Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, “Surely the Lord is in this place, and I did not know it.” And he was afraid and said, “How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.”

P The Word of the Lord.                R Thanks be to God.

The Gradual                                            Psalm 141:1-2                                            cantor / choir

A O Lord, I call upon you; hasten | to me!* Give ear to my voice when I | call to you!

Let my prayer be counted as incense be- | fore you,* and the lifting up of my hands as the evening | sacrifice!


The Epistle                                           Ephesians 4:22-28

Brethren: Put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt through deceitful desires, and to be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness. Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil. Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

P The Word of the Lord.               R Thanks be to God.

The Alleluia and Verse                            Psalm 98:1a                                                          stand

The Alleluias were ‘put away’ on Transfiguration Sunday, silent during the season of fasting and penitence; now they resound at the resurrection of our Lord Jesus.

A Sing to the Lord a | new song,* for he has done | marvelous things! (Repeat “Alleluias”)

The Holy Gospel                                                                                              St. Matthew 9:1-8

P The continuation of the T Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew.

T       At that time, Jesus got: into a boat. crossed over, and came to his own city. And behold, some people brought to him a paralytic, lying on a bed. And when Jesus saw their faith, he said to the paralytic, “Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven.” And behold, some of the scribes said to themselves, “This man is blaspheming.” But Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, “Why do you think evil in your hearts? For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise and walk’? But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins” —he then said to the paralytic— “Rise, pick up your bed and go home.” And he rose and went home. When the crowds saw it, they were afraid, and they glorified God, who had given such authority to men.


P The T Gospel of the Lord.

The Nicene Creed

I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth and of all things visible and invisible.

And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of His Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father, by whom all things were made; who for us men and for our salvation came down from heaven and was incarnate by the Holy Spirit of the virgin Mary and was made man; and was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate.  He suffered and was buried.  And the third day He rose again according to the Scriptures and ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of the Father. And He will come again with glory to judge both the living and the dead, whose kingdom will have no end.

And I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord and giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son together is worshiped and glorified, who spoke by the prophets. And I believe in one holy Christian and apostolic church, I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins, and I look for the resurrection of the dead and the life T of the world to come. Amen.

The Hymn of the Day                 Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart            LSB 708                  sit

The congregation is encouraged to use this hymn throughout the week at Family Prayer & Catechesis.

The Sermon

The Catechetical InstructionThe Creed: As the head of the family should teach them in a simple way to his household

P The Second Article: C And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into hell. The third day He rose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty. From thence He will come to judge the living and the dead.

P What does this mean? C I believe that Jesus Christ, true God, begotten of the Father from eternity, and also true man, born of the Virgin Mary, is my Lord, who has redeemed me, a lost and condemned person, purchased and won me from all sins, from death, and from the power of the devil; not with gold or silver, but with His holy, precious blood and with His innocent suffering and death, that I may be His own and live under Him in His kingdom and serve Him in everlasting righteousness, innocence, and blessedness, just as He is risen from the dead, lives and reigns to all eternity.

The Offertory                                                                                           Stand

The Offering – “Upon the first day of the week let every one of you set something aside to store it up, as God has prospered him.” (1 Cor. 16:2) See also: Luke 8:1-3; Acts 2:44-45; Gal. 2:10; 1 Tim. 5:18.

The Prayers of the Saints – Intercession for our parish and community, and all creation (1 Timothy 2:1).

P …Lord, in Your mercy,            C hear our prayer.

T The Liturgy of the Sacrament T

Through [Jesus] then, let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of the lips that acknowledge His name. Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.” (Heb. 13:15-16)

The Salutation, Exhortation, & Eucharistic Prayer


P The Lord be with you.


P Lift up your hearts.


P Let us give thanks unto the Lord our God.

The Prayer of Thanksgiving (Eucharistic Prayer)

It is truly meet, right, and salutary … we laud and magnify Your glorious name, evermore praising You and saying:

The Lord’s Prayer & Words of our Lord

The Pax Domini (Our Risen Savior proclaims His peace to His gathered people; we respond, “Amen.”)

The Agnus Dei (Lamb of God – sung in praise of Jesus who makes Himself known in the breaking of the bread)


 Prayer before receiving the Sacrament

O Lord, I am not worthy that You should enter under my roof; but speak only Your Word, and Your servant will be healed. What shall I render to the Lord for all His benefits to me? I will take the Cup of Salvation and call upon the Name of the Lord.

During the Distribution of the Sacrament

The Lord was made flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory; glory as of the only-begotten Son of the Father, full of grace and truth. Amen.

After receiving the Sacrament

I Live, yet not I, but Christ lives in me. What we have received with our mouths, O Lord, let us keep with faithful hearts that this Gift given us in earthly time may bring us to eternal salvation. Amen.

It is a laudable custom that the congregation greet one another in the name of the Lord, saying, “Peace be with you,” as a sign of reconciliation and of the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace (Matt. 5:22–24; Eph. 4:1–3).

Distribution Hymns

Chief of Sinners                                                            LSB 611 (requested)

Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness                                     LSB 563

The Church’s One Foundation                                          LSB 644


The Post Communion Canticle       Nunc Dimittis (a prayer)                                                      stand

A O give thanks unto the Lord for He is good.


A Let us pray.…

…one God, now and forever.


P The Lord be with you.


A Bless we the Lord.


P The Lord bless you and keep you.

The Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious unto you.

The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and T give you peace.

The Hymn of Procession          Oh, For a Thousand Tongues to Sing             LSB 528 (requested)

It is a laudable custom to remain standing for the final hymn (cf. Rev. 7:9) and reverence the cross as the ensign of our King (cf. Gal. 6:14). Please be seated as you have need.

T Soli Deo Gloria T

A silent prayer after worship:

Almighty and merciful God, I have again worshiped in Your presence and received both forgiveness for my many sins and the assurance of Your love for me in Jesus Christ. I thank You for this undeserved grace and ask You to keep me in faith until, with all Your saints, I inherit eternal salvation; through Jesus Christ, our Lord.  Amen.


Those serving today in the house of the Lord

The Rev. Mark D. Lovett, celebrant                                Board of Elders, elder of the month

Mstr. Luke Obermeyer, crucifer                                    Mstr. Kristopher Lovett, book bearer

Ms. Emma Kickhaefer & Grant Eskeldson, acolytes    Mstr. Gage Billinger, acolyte in training

Mrs. Barbara Kickhaefer & Mrs Tammie Roe., altar guild

Mrs. Margie Schlesener                                                                                         , organist


Regular Sunday Morning Schedule

Fun Fact on the Service

Why you see what you see?

Q: Hey Pastor, what’s that thing draped over your arm during church?

A: It’s called a “maniple”. The long-standing altar guild manual, What an Altar Guild Should Know, says: “The maniple is purely a ceremonial vestment worn over the left arm near the wrist. It is made of silk damask, usually follows the color of the church year, and has a 1” fringe at each end. The maniple should be about 2½” wide and 44” long. Whenever the celebrant is also the preacher, the maniple and chasuble may be removed before the sermon and put on again before the Offertory.” (page 90)

It appears to have been used since at least the 6th century. Common symbolic comments refer to the maniple's likeness to the rope by which Christ was led and the chains which bound his hands. It has also become known as an emblem of the tears of penance, the burden of sin, and the fatigue of the pastoral office. This understanding is reflected in the vesting prayer said while putting on the maniple before the Service. Many commentators have described the maniple as a symbol of being a servant to the servants of God.

According to the Vesting Prayers of the Lutheran Church, the minister prays this as he dons the maniple: “May I be worthy, O Lord, to bear the maniple of tears and sorrow; that I may receive with rejoicing the reward of my labor.” (Based on Psalm 128:1-2)

9:15am – Breakfast / Sunday school / Adult Bible Class & 10:30am – The Divine Service

 Questions on the Gospel Reading & Service for conversation with your family and friends:

1)    Why did some people bring a paralytic to Jesus? What did they want Him to do?

2)    What is harder to do for Jesus: forgive sins or heal?

3)    What must Jesus do to forgive all of our sins? Where does He go and do that? What happens to Him?

4)    What is more important to us: the forgiveness of sins or our health?

5)    What do we inherit by the forgiveness of sins?


Remember to invite your family and friends to come, hear, and learn from Jesus next Sunday.

Let Us Pray

“Let my prayer rise before You as incense …” (Ps. 141:2)

(You are encouraged to make use of these prayers, praying daily for our congregation and for our community at your family’s Daily Prayer & Catechesis.)

+++ Daily Prayer Office: Matins (Mon. & Wed. at 8:30am; Tues. & Thurs. at 7:45am) +++

The Collect for Trinity 19 (may be prayed daily at home as a thematic prayer for the week)

Almighty and merciful God, of Your bountiful goodness keep from us all things that may hurt us that we, being ready in both body and soul, may cheerfully accomplish whatever You would have us do; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

 Let us pray: for our fellow parishioners who are ill, and their loved ones

Jeff Biehler

Rosemary Deines

Terri Dehning
Shaila Estes (Marcia Sheilds’ sister)
Howard Klein

Shirley Klein

Adriane French
Mark Pagenkopf

Pete Schultz

O, Lord, look down from heaven; behold, visit, and relieve Your servants [names] for whom we pray. Look upon them with the eyes of Your mercy, and give them comfort and sure confidence in You. Defend them from every danger to body and soul, and keep them in peace and safety; through Jesus Christ, our Lord.

for our shut-ins:

Arlene Barrett

Weldon Deines

Milton Fleming

Roger Krause

Velda McDiffitt

Armon Reith

Elsie Riffel (moved)

Helen Sorenson

Esther Tiede

Juanita Tousignant

Jerry Vinyard

Vera Wooldridge

Gracious Father, You have assured us that we shall receive strength for every day of our lives. Grant Your servants, [names], who are homebound, both the desire and the will to spend their days as obedient children, trusting in Your goodness and remembering with thankfulness Your mercies, which are new every morning; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.

for Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, her pastor, teachers, workers, and preschool:

Gracious Lord and Shepherd, sustain this congregation in the true faith and holy living.  Be with our shepherd, teachers, workers, and preschool staff, giving them zeal and faithfulness to perform the task of building up Your Church and bringing glory to Your saving name; for You live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

for our Synod and District leaders, and for the whole Church of God:

Rev. Matthew Harrison, synod president

Synodical & District Board of Directors

Rev. Peter Lange, district president

Rev. Clark Davis, circuit 9 circuit visitor

Almighty God, merciful Father, keep and preserve our whole synod, its teachers and officers, true to Your Word. Guard and protect her members against the danger of sinful ambitions, the love of dissension, and the spirit of indifference in doctrine and practice. Preserve Your whole Church throughout the world from all heresy and false belief that we may abide in Your Word and faithfully proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

Our Congregational Study on the book “Connected to Christ: Why Membership Matters” will begin October 16th and go every other Sunday through December 9th (5 sessions) at 6:00pm. We have several signups. If you’d like to sign up for the class, please do so on the signup sheet in the narthex on the Visitors Desk. Signing up will ensure you get a copy of the book for the class, but you can come even if you don’t sign up.

Circuit 9 Reformation Festival will be here at Our Redeemer, October 28th, at 4pm. This is the circuit’s annual Reformation Festival and will be followed by a potluck dinner.

Monthly Youth Group Meeting – Moved to October 14th right after church (the Voters Meeting is on the 21st).

Circuit 9 Form to elect representatives to the Synodical Convention will be held at St. John’s in Tampa on October 14th (Sunday) at 3pm. Anyone may attend the Circuit Forum. Our congregation needs to provide the name of one layperson, either from our congregation or from another in the circuit, to be on the slate of candidates to be voted on as our circuit’s Lay Delegate to the Synodical Convention. We will have a brief voters meeting after church next Sunday to elect our nominee.

Herington Zone LWML Fall Workshop – Saturday, October 13th, from 9am – 1pm at St. John’s in Lincolnville. The Rev. Justin Panzer is our Bible study leader (bring a Bible), and the Servant Event is assembling school kits for the Orphan Grain Train. Please see the flier in the narthex for more information. Registration is $5.

Youth Group Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – On October 28th (Reformation Sunday) our Youth Group will be hosting a fundraiser. Please plan on staying for lunch after church as the Youth will be serving a spaghetti dinner! Invite family and friends to church and to lunch on October 28th!


Text Box: News & Notes for Our RedeemerSupporting the ministry of Christ (St. Luke 8:1-3) & remembering the poor (Gal. 2:10)

Our response to God’s mercy and grace in Christ Jesus in…

…last week’s budget receipts - $1,593.00  (weekly needed for 2018 budget: $1,872.70)

(2018 budget: $97,383.04)                          (approx.) Budget Receipts for 2018 - $69,494.50

…our attendance –65 (SS – 11; Adult– 12)                        Scheduled for 2018 - $73,035.30

…our witness (# of visitors) – 2             Outstanding Budget Amount for 2018 - $31,443.24

                                                            above / (below) budget for 2018 – ($3,540.80)

…non-budget receipts: Missions - $15 / TIM - $25 / Roof - $60 / Building - $5

Our website, www.ourredeemerherington.org, has a lot of useful information, including sermons. Check it out.

Private Confession is heard by appointment. Come and receive the forgiveness of God and have your Lord and God cleanse your conscience and give you peace.

Because our Lord says, “When you fast,” (St. Matthew 6:16-17) here is a suggested fast.

Eucharistic Fast: from all food and drink, except water, after midnight until after the Sacrament on Sunday.

Weekday Eucharistic Fast: from all food and drink, except water, 3 hours before receiving the Sacrament.

*Small Cap days are chief feasts or major festivals; bold days are Sundays & minor festivals; and Text Box: This Week at Our Redeemeritalicized days are commemorations or special days. Major festivals that fall on a Sunday replace that Sunday’s propers unless that Sunday is a high festival of the church (like Easter or Pentecost).

Because our Lord says, “When you fast,” (St. Matthew 6:16-17) here is a suggested fast.

Eucharistic Fast: from all food and drink, except water, after midnight until after the Sacrament on Sunday.

Weekday Eucharistic Fast: from all food and drink, except water, 3 hours before receiving the Sacrament.

Sunday, October 7                      Trintiy 19; Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, pastor

9:00am                                   Breakfast / Sunday School / Adult Bible Class

10:30am                                the Holy Communion

After Church                          Brief Voters Meeting to elect our nominee for the Circuit Forum

7:30pm                                  Rescheduled Elders Meeting

Monday, October 8

8:30am                                   Matins

9am – 12pm                          Pastor’s Office Hours

Tuesday, October 9                    Abraham, patriarch

7;45am                                   Matins

9am – 12pm                          Circuit 9 Pastor’s Conference (at Our Redeemer, Herington)

8:30am – 11:30am               Preschool

Wednesday, October 10

8:30am                                   Matins

6:30pm – 8:00pm                 Midweek

7:30pm                                  Evening Prayer (Midweek Chapel)

Thursday, October 11                St. Philip, deacon

7:45am                                   Matins

8:30am – 11:30am               Preschool

9:00am                                   Preschool Chapel

10:00am                                the Holy Communion (Legacy of Herington)

Because our Lord says, “When you fast,” (St. Matthew 6:16-17) here is a suggested fast.

Eucharistic Fast: from all food and drink, except water, after midnight until after the Sacrament on Sunday.

Weekday Eucharistic Fast: from all food and drink, except water, 3 hours before receiving the Sacrament.

Sunday, October 14                    Trintiy 20

9:00am                                   Breakfast / Sunday School / Adult Bible Class

10:30am                                Divine Service (the Holy Communion will not be distributed)

After Church                          Youth Group

3:00pm                                  Circuit 9 Forum at St. John’s in Tampa (anyone may attend)


Birthdays this week

Rob Strome  10/7

Macsen Well  10/8

Megan Lawrenz 10/12

Matt Roe 10/12

Tom Eskeldson  10/13




Baptismal Birthdays this week

Patti Kickhaefer 10/10

Altar Servers & Acolytes for 10/14

Jax Kickhaefer, Tyler Brockmeieer, Chloe Biehler, Mason Mortensen, & Gage Billinger


Next Week’s Greeters  10/14

Mark & Barb Kickhaefer


God has instituted a lofty beautiful worship; namely, His remembrance and the glory of the passion of Christ, and to it He has borne witness that He is indeed well-pleased with it. If you want to engage in a marvelous great worship of God and honor Christ’s passion rightly, then remember and participate in the sacrament. In it there is a remembrance of Him; that is, He is praised and glorified. If you practice or assist in practicing this same remembrance with diligence, then you will assuredly forget about the self-chosen forms of worship, for you cannot praise and thank God too often or too much for His grace revealed in Christ.

T Dr. Martin Luther, 1530

Welcome to

Our Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church

We cordially welcome all who gather with us around the Altar and Pulpit to hear and receive the Word of God. If you are visiting this morning, please sign the Guest Register in the narthex and fill out a pew card. We hope that you will come again. If you would like to learn more about worshiping and communing at Our Redeemer, please visit with Pastor Lovett.

Our churches practice closed communion. Communicants are baptized Christians who have been instructed in the Chief Articles of Christian Doctrine – The Ten Commandments, The Creed, The Lord’s Prayer, The Sacrament of Holy Baptism, Confession and the Office of The Keys, and the Sacrament of the Altar – and have been formally admitted to the fellowship of the Altar and continue in that fellowship as a congregant of Our Redeemer or another Christian congregation committed to rightly preach the Word of God and administer the Sacraments according to Christ’s institution and mandate.  If you would like to receive the Holy Communion, but have not previously communed at our altar, please speak with the pastor.

Contact Pastor Lovett

To contact Pastor Lovett, you may call the church office (785-258-3122)

or his cell phone (620-292-7098).

Church email: orlclcms@sbcglobal.net

Pastor Lovett’s email: rev_lovett@yahoo.com


















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