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Concordia – Decatur  November 4 - January 27


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January 6 – Epiphany Is. 60:1-6, Eph. 3:1-12, Mt. 2:1-12

Let the Light Shine - Isaiah 60:1-6

Hymns: 396, 412, 397



January 13 – 1st Sun. a Epiphany Is. 43:1-7, Rom. 6:1-11, Lk 3:15-22

Baptism – A Gift of God - Luke 3:15-22

Hymns: 395, 722, 601 (570, 770)



January 20 – 2nd Sun. a Epiphany Is. 62:1-5, I Cor. 12:1-11, Jn 2:1-11

Good, Better, Best - John 2:1-11

Hymns: 399, 408, 394



January 27 – 3rd Sun. a Epiphany Neh. 8:1-10, I Cor. 12:12-31, Lk 4:16-30

A Mission With Jesus - Luke 4:14-21

Hymns: 398, 849, 839 (729, 763)

February 3 – 4th of Epiphany Jer 1:4-10; I Cor 12:31-13:13; Lk 4:31-44

Love Has No Substitute – I Corinthians 13:1-13

Hymns: 803, 783, 922



February 10 – 5th of Epiphany Is 6:1-8; I Cor 14:12-20; Lk 5:1-11

Go Out Into the Deep – Luke 5:1-11

Hymns: 398, 688, 833 (609, 637)

February 17 – 6th of Epiphany Jer 17:5-8; I Cor 15:12-20; Lk 6:17-26

God’s How-to Program – Jeremiah 17:5-8

Hymns: 394, 729, 705



February 24 – 7th of Epiphany Gen 45:3-15; I Cor 15:20-42; Lk 6:27-38

The Golden Rule – Luke 6:27-38

Hymns: 506, 697, 508 vv.1-5 (549, 632)





March 3 - Transfiguration Deut 34:1-12; Heb 3:1-6; Lk 9:28-36

The Pause That Refreshes – Luke 9:28-36

Hymns: 417, 414, 918



T H E    L E N T E N    S E A S O N    B E G I N S    (Alleluias are gone)

March 10 – 1st Sun. in Lent Deut 26:1-11; Rom 10:8-13; Lk 4:1-13

Judas & Our Lord’s Suffering – Matthew 27:3-5

Hymns: 421, 716, 718 (622, 806)



March 17 – 2nd Sun. in Lent Jer 26:8-15; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 13:31-35

Peter & Our Lord’s Suffering – Luke 22:54-62

Hymns: 814, 439 (1-5), 666



March 24 – 3rd Sun. in Lent Ez 33:7-20; I Cor 10:1-13; Lk 13:1-9

Mary Magdalene & Our Lord’s Suffering – John 12:1-8

Hymns: 813, 610, 722 (627, 588)



March 31 – 4th Sun. in Lent Is 12:1-6; II Cor 5:16-21; Lk 15:1-3,11-32

Pilate’s Wife & Our Lord’s Suffering – Matthew 27:19

Hymns: 811, 801, 437





April 7 – 5th Sun. in Lent Is 43:16-21; Phil 3:8-14; Lk 20:9-20

The Penitent Thief & Our Lord’s Suffering – Luke 23:39-43

Hymns: 804, 575, 427



April 14 – Palm Sunday Ex 34:1-8; II Cor 5:14-6:2; Matt 21:1-11

A New Beginning! – Exodus 34:1-8

Hymns: 442 (1-3), 442 (5), 809, 443 (623, 628)



S P E C I A L      L E N T E N     S E R V I C E S

March 6 – Ash Wednesday Ex 2:1-10; II Cor 5:16-21; Matt 6:1-18

Big Things with Small Stuff – Exodus 2:1-10

Hymns: 837 (1-4), 837 (5-6), 543, 422 (636)

March 13 – Lent 2 Ex 3:1-14; Rom 12:1-2; Matt 16:21-28

How God Changes Things – Exodus 3:1-14

Hymns: 440 (1-4), 440 (5-6), 744, 827

March 20 – Lent 3 Ex 14:1-29; Matt 11:25-30

Stop Trying and Start Trusting – Exodus 14:1-29

Hymns: 435 (1-3), 435 (4), 728, 729

March 27 – Lent 4 Ex 17:1-7; I Cor 10:1-4; John 4:3-10

Strike the Rock! – Exodus 17:1-7

Hymns: 423 (1-2), 423 (3), 803, 710

April 3 – Lent 5 Ex 20:1-17; Phil 4:11-13; Matt 20:20-28

Mine! – Exodus 20:1-17

Hymns: 420 (1-2), 420 (7), 730, 921

April 10 – Lent 6 Ex 32:1-14; I Cor 10:5-8; Matt 5:27-30

Digging Ourselves into a Hole – Exodus 32:1-14

Hymns: 430 (1-5), 430 (7), 423, 924

April 18 – Maundy Thursday Ex 24:1-11; Rom 5:1-10; Matt 26:26-30

Access! – Exodus 24:1-11

Hymns: 422, 570 (1-3,6), 632

April 19 – Good Friday various lessons

Agnus Dei (Lamb of God) – Exodus 12:1-13

Hymns: 427 (1-3), 427 (4), 425, 440 (1), 436 (1-2), 437 (1-2), 420 (1,2,4), 432, 451 (1-3), 453 (1,4), 440 (3-4)

April 21 – Easter Ex 15:1-18, I Cor 15:55-58, Matt 28:1-20

Against All Odds! – Exodus 15:1-18

Hymns: 457, 465, 461, 469


April 28 – 2nd Sun. of Easter Acts 5:12-20; Rev 1:4-18; John 20:19-31

Do You Have Doubts? – John 20:19-31

Hymns: 475, 549, 685 (744, 702)



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