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Parish News for the Fifth Sunday in Lent – Judica

The Fifth Sunday in Lent – Judica

17 March 2024


Jesus Is Our Redemption

In the temple Jesus said, “If anyone keeps my word, he will never see death” (John 8:51). For Jesus came to taste death for us—to drink the cup of suffering to the dregs in order that we might be released from its power. Clinging to His life-giving words, we are delivered from death’s sting and its eternal judgment. Christ is our High Priest, who entered the Most Holy Place and with His own blood obtained everlasting redemption for His people (Heb. 9:11–15). He is the One who was before Abraham was, and yet is his descendant. He is the promised Son who carries the wood up the mountain for the sacrifice, who is bound and laid upon the altar of the cross. He is the ram who is offered in our place, who is willingly caught in the thicket of our sin, and who wears the crown of thorns upon His head (Gen. 22:1–14). Though Jesus is dishonored by the sons of the devil, He is vindicated by the Father through the cross.


Parish News

Campus Ministry Bible Study/Dinner Tuesday evenings at 5:30 pm.  All college students and college age members are welcome!  Members, please check the bulletin board to sign up to bring a meal.

Lenten Midweek Services Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. Please join us for our Lenten Midweek Vespers Services including Pastor’s In Suffering Be Thy Love My Peace series. This Wednesday we will study of The Death of St. Stephen.  OAF will host a potluck meal at 5:30 pm. Make your reservation on the bulletin insert. 

Altar Guild Cleaning Day is Saturday, March 23 at 9:00 am   All Altar Guild members are encouraged to attend. Thank you!

Altar Guild Easter Set Up   On Saturday, March 30 at 9:00 am, we will be setting up the Sanctuary for the Great Vigil of Easter and the following Easter Services. This includes hanging banners, installing pew torches and setting out Easter flowers.  Please make time to help make our Sanctuary ready for the celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord! Many hands make light work.

Easter Breakfast  The Young People of Immanuel are hosting their annual Easter Breakfast on March 31 from 8:30 am to 9:45 am.  Proceeds to be used for their trip to Higher Things this summer. Please see bulletin insert for more details and to make your reservation.

CPC Glow Walk 2024 is Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Immanuel would love to send a team. Please talk to Stacy or Pastor if you would like to head up our team for this event!

Galatians Bible Study… The Word of the Lord Endures Forever is a daily 15-minute verse-by-verse Bible study produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL and hosted by LCMS Pastor Will Weedon.  Pastor Weedon begins a study this week on the Book of Galatians.  You can listen at your convenience at thewordendures.org, Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Apple HomePod, the LPR mobile app or your favorite podcast provider.


This Week at Immanuel

Today   Fifth  Sunday in Lent – Judica
  • Sunday School /Adult Bible Class, 9:00 am
  • Divine Service, 10:30 am
  • YPI Game Day, 12:00 pm
  • Campus Ministry Bible Study, 5:30 pm
  • Lenten Midweek Meal, 5:30 pm
  • Lenten Midweek Vespers, 7:00 pm
  • Altar Guild Work Day, 9:00 am
Next Sunday  Palm Sunday / Sunday Of The Passion
  • Sunday School /Adult Bible Class, 9:00 am
  • Divine Service, 10:30 am


Pastor’s Open Office Hours
  • Wednesday, 4:30-5:30 pm
  • Friday, 4:30-5:30 pm