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St. James the Elder, Apostle

by The Rev. Thomas L. Weitzel
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

July 25

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GATHERING

Prelude

Announcements

Entrance Hymn  "For All Your Saints, O Lord"

 

Dialog of the Saints:

A: Praise the Lord, all you saints!

C: Praise him, all you heavenly hosts!

 

A: So great a cloud of witnesses surrounds us.

C: They witness to God's mighty acts.

 

A: They witness to God's steadfast love.

C: Their witness guides us in our faith.

 

A: Give thanks to God for St. James the Elder.

C: An Apostle of Jesus Christ our Lord.

 

A: Sing praise to God, sing praise to him.

C: Sing praise and thanks for all his saints.

 

Hymn of Praise: "Glory to God"

Prayer of the Day

 

WORD

First Lesson:  1 Kings 19:9-18

Psalm (spoken in unison)

Second Lesson:  Acts 11:27-12:3a

Verse: "Alleluia"

Gospel Lesson:  St. Mark 10:35-45

Sermon

Hymn   "By All Your Saints"

Apostles' Creed

Prayer of the Church

Peace

 

MEAL

Offering

Offertory Hymn   "We Give Thee But Thine Own," stanza 1

Offertory Prayer

Great Thanksgiving (spoken)

Holy, Holy, Holy (spoken)

Eucharistic Prayer (ELW IV or LBW #31)

Our Father

 

Distribution

    Lamb of God (seated)

    Hymn  "Faith of Our Fathers"

 

Post-Communion Prayer

 

SENDING

Benediction

Dismissal

Closing Hymn   "Doxology"