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Parish News for The Transfiguration of Our Lord

Transfiguration of Our Lord

06 February 2022

 

Jesus Is Transfigured and Manifests His Glory

The Lord appeared to Moses in the light of the burning bush (Exodus 3.1–14). Later Moses’ face would shine with the light of God’s glory when he came down from Mount Sinai (Exodus 34.29–35). At the Transfiguration, Moses and Elijah appeared with the One who is the Light of Light Himself (St. Matthew 17.1–9). Jesus’ glory as God shines with brilliant splendor in and through His human nature. By this epiphany, our Lord confirmed the prophetic word (2 Peter 1.16–21), revealing that He is the fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets. He manifested His majesty as the eternal Son of the Father, and He wonderfully foreshowed our adoption as sons (Collect). We who have been baptized into Christ’s body are given a glimpse of the glory that we will share with Him in the resurrection on the Last Day.

 

Parish News 

Altar Flowers   are given to the glory of God by Mr. & Mrs. Brice Ofsansky in honor of their wedding anniversary. 

Volunteers are needed   to sponsor Altar Flowers for seven Sundays in 2022.  Please sign up on the chart on the bulletin board in the Narthex.

YPI Movie Night   is rescheduled for this Saturday, February 12, at 5pm.  We will have pizza and popcorn.  Please bring a snack or dessert to share, your favorite drink, and $5 to cover the cost of the pizza. 

Online Giving with Vanco Mobile:   No checks?  No problem!  Giving online is fast and easy with Vanco Mobile!  Download the free Vanco Mobile App at Google Play or Apple App store or visit our website at ielcth.org.

Defending the Faith, Teaching the Truth   Issues, Etc. is a radio show and podcast produced by Lutheran Public Radio and hosted by Pastor Todd Wilken.  This week’s subjects include: Global Climate Change vs. The Curse of the Fall, Why Christianity Is Not Just Another Religion, The Widow’s Offering, Media Coverage of Religion and more.  You can listen at your convenience at issuesetc.org, the LPR mobile app and your favorite podcast provider.

 

Prepare for Next Sunday

Exodus 17.1–7; 1 Corinthians 9.24—10.5; St. Matthew 20.1–16

Hymns: 724 – 555 – TLH 267 – 566 – 640

 

Order of Daily Prayer

L Make haste, O X God, to deliver me.

R Make haste to help me, O Lord.

     Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit;

     as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen. Alleluia!

Psalm 77

Scripture Readings:

  [S] from Divine Service

  [M] St. Matthew 21.10-46; Genesis 47.1-31

  [T] St. Matthew 23.1-39; Genesis 48.1-22

  [W] St. Mark 1.16-45; Exodus 1.1-22

  [Th] St. Mark 2.1-28; Exodus 2.1-25

  [F] St. Mark 3.1-35; Exodus 3.1-22

  [S] St. Mark 5.1-20; Exodus 4.1-31

Hymn of the Day or Month O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright (395)

Catechism (bulletin)

Apostles’ Creed

Kyrie: L Lord, have mercy upon us;  R Christ, have mercy upon us; Lord, have mercy upon us.

Our Father

Collect of the Day (bulletin)

Luther’s Morning or Evening Prayer

L Bless we the Lord.  R Thanks be to God.

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