Posts by Jo Witt

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The Third Sunday In Advent

by Jo Witt

Theme:  Rejoice!  Christ Is Coming! Luke 3:7-18 Zephaniah 3:14-17 Philippians 4:4-7 Psalm 130 738 – In Hopelessness and Near Despair 14 – Arise, O Christian People 7 – Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers 5 – As Angels Joyed with One Accord 27 – O Jesus, Lamb of God, You Are Prayer of the Day: Hear our prayers, […]

Midweek Advent 2

by Jo Witt

Theme:  Your King Is Coming:  Jesus, King of Guilt Luke 1:18-25 Psalm 29 Evening Hymn 26 – Jesus Came, the Heavens Adoring 9 – Jesus, Your Church with Longing Eyes

The Second Sunday in Advent

by Jo Witt

Theme:  Repent!  Christ Is Coming Luke 3:1-6 Malachi 3:1-4 Philippians 1:3-11 Psalm 66 3 – Lift Up Your Heads, You Mighty Gates 16 – On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry 11 – Comfort, Comfort All My People 20 – When All the World Was Cursed 13 – There’s a Voice in the Wilderness Crying Prayer […]

Midweek Advent I

by Jo Witt

Theme:  Your King Is Coming:  Jesus, King of Shame Luke 1:5-17 Psalm 25 Evening Hymn 6 – Come, O Long-Expected Jesus 31 – O Lord of Light, Who Made the Stars

The First Sunday in Advent

by Jo Witt

Theme:  Your Advent King Come To Save Luke 19:28-40 Jeremiah 33:14-16 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 Psalm 25 1 – The Advent of Our King 2 – Savior of the Nations, Come 702 – Prepare the Royal Highway 21 – Hosanna to the Coming Lord 12 – Hark the Glad Sound! The Savior Comes Prayer of the […]

Last Sunday of the Church Year

by Jo Witt

Theme:  Be On Guard!  Be Alert!  Keep Watch! Mark 13:26-37 Isaiah 51:46 Jude 20-25 Psalm 93 206 – Wake, Awake, for Night Is Flying 216 – Saints, Behold! The Sight Is Glorious 344 – At the Name of Jesus 7 – Rejoice, Rejoice, Believers 220 – O’er the Distant Mountains Breaking Prayer of the Day: […]

Thanksgiving Eve

by Jo Witt

Theme:  Receive God’s Gifts Thankfully Luke 17:11-19 Deuteronomy 8:10-18 Philippians 4:10-20 Psalm 100 242 – Oh, that I Had a Thousand Voices 609 – We Praise You, O God, Our Redeemer 610 – Now Thank We All Our God Prayer of the Day: Almighty God our Father, your generous goodness comes to us new every […]

Twenty-Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

by Jo Witt

Theme: We Look for the Resurrection of the Dead and Eternal Life John 5:25-29 Daniel 12:1-3 Hebrews 9:24-28 Psalm ? 219 – Lord, When Your Glory I Shall See 207 – The Day Is Surely Drawing Near 550 – Behold a Host, Arrayed in White 434 – Lord, You I Love with All My Heart […]

Twenty-Fifth Sunday After Pentecost

by Jo Witt

Theme: The Blessing of Christian Giving Mark 12:38-44 1 Kings 17:8-16 2 Corinthians 8:1-9 Psalm 146 477 – What Is the World to Me 460 – How Can I Thank You, Lord 482 – Forgive Us, Lord 488 – Savior, Thy Dying Love 467 – May the Mind of Christ My Savior Prayer of the […]

All Saints Day (Observed)

by Jo Witt

Theme: Struggling Saints Will See God’s Glory John 11:32-44 Isaiah 25:6-9 Revelation 20:4-6 Psalm 149 552 – By All Your Saints Still Striving 551 – For All the Saints 549 – Around the Throne, a Glorious Band 214 – Jerusalem the Golden 206 – Wake, Awake, for Night Is Flying Prayer of the Day: Lord […]