A Note From Our Pastor Neil Wonnacott
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Below is a list of our online worship service videos. Check them out or go directly to our Vimeo video page at https://vimeo.com/stpaulsbremen
The Advent season as a whole is a time in which the Church not only prepares to celebrate the Feast of Our Lord’s Nativity but also looks forward in repentance and faith to our Savior’s glorious second coming. This second Sunday of Advent emphasizes the hope believers have based on the present fulfillment of God’s promises Link to Service video on Vimeo
Advent prepares the baptized both to celebrate our Lord’s having already come and already redeemed His fallen creation and to look forward to His coming again in glory. The Collect of the Day is addressed to God the Son. To Christ we pray, “Come!” For what purpose? That “we may be rescued from the threatening perils of our sins and saved by
The Last Sunday of the Church year is a day of awe and glory. When the wood is finally dry (Gospel, Lk 23:31), the distinction between the unrepentant thief reviling Christ (23:39) and the penitent thief seeking Christ’s mercy (23:42) shall be made known throughout the earth as the distinction between “the righteous and the wicked.” Link to Service video on Vimeo
The end of the church year always focuses on the last things of this life and this age. The Nicene Creed confessed before the sermon will remind the congregation of “the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come.” You may say at the Service of the Sacrament, “Amen! Come, Lord Jesus,” and His return is announced as
One finds in our text God’s gracious irony at work. God is celebrated not as One who exalts Himself at the expense of others but as the One who humbles Himself that others might be exalted. God’s grace raises that which is low and enriches that which is poor. Ultimately, this gracious contrast is made known most fully to us on the
“Lord Jesus, You are the Good Shepherd. . . . Rescue and preserve us that we may not be lost forever but follow You, rejoicing in the way that leads to eternal life.” The Collect for Proper 19 well summarizes the day. In the Gospel, our preaching text, Jesus tells His parable of the shepherd seeking out one lost sheep (and also
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You are invited to our Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner on November 24th at noon. If you and your family or someone you know will be alone on Thanksgiving Day, please come to St. Paul’s at noon for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. When: Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 24th at NOON Where: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Bremen Delivery is available To sign