We believe that our variety in worship styles is a strength for the ministry of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and our community. We invite you to share in each of opportunity to bring glory and praise to the Lord Jesus Christ! We would be glad if you come to celebrate with us this Sunday!
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Worship Schedule for December
ADVENT SERMON SERIES | “The King Is Coming” The Kingdom of God is a major theme in God’s holy history, from the house and lineage of David to David’s greater Son and Lord, whose birth we anticipate in this season of Advent. This series will focus on the appointed lessons from the Old Testament prophets, who spoke from the perspective of their own times under the kings of Israel and Judah, with all their human foibles and failures. Yet the Word of God through these words of the prophets speaks of a greater king to come, whose kingdom will have no end. Our lives as God’s people in Christ are “lived under Him in His Kingdom,” as Luther put it—under the righteous rule and reign of Christ our King. Christmas celebrates his birth and coming among us, even as we pray as He taught us, “Thy Kingdom Come.” May our Advent worship help us prepare and rejoice, for the King is coming!
“He who was seated on the throne said, ‘I am making everything new!
Each time we participate in worship services, our Father offers us the opportunity to make everything new - through Confession, in remembering our Baptism, when we take the Lord’s Supper, as we greet one another with the Lord’s peace. Doctrinal, liturgical services at Gloria Dei include these elements as part of Divine Service.
We now have something new to help us worship God: Lutheran Service Book! Thanks to the generous gifts of members and friends of Gloria Dei and funds from our memorial fund, we have filled the sanctuary bookracks with LSB and are using it to help us in our worship services and devotions.
God commanded in Revelation 21, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” Through the centuries, Christ’s Church has faced many difficulties and experienced many triumphs, as God’s people proclaimed Christ crucified as the way to eternal life. Those inspired by their faith have written down many songs and hymns based on God’s trustworthy and true Word, from David’s ancient psalms to current global contemporary poetry. Collected in LSB, these worshipful psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs help us today to proclaim Christ crucified as we worship our Triune God.
“Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to Your name be the glory,