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Pastor Scott Jonas would love to talk to you. You can contact him via cell 805-345-6658 or email scottjonas314@gmail.com.
Deacon List…If you need to talk to a fellow believer, email or call Pastor Scott or one of these deacons: Cathie Albers (cathleenalbers@charter.net), Joel Hempel (jhempel411@gmail.com), Marcia Hempel (mshempel11@att.net), Bob Jacobson (rjacobson@hy-c.com), or Tony Petzoldt (tonypetzoldt@sbcglobal.net).
The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Saturday 5:00pm; Sunday 9:15am
Divine Service IV
Prelude
 
Greeting and Welcome
 
Lighting of the Candles
 
Hymn of Invocation – All Glory, Laud, and Honor (LSB 442)
 
Refrain: All glory, laud, and honor
              To You, Redeemer, King,
              To whom the lips of children
              Made sweet hosannas ring.
 
You are the King of Israel
And David’s royal Son,
Now in the Lord’s name coming,
Our King and Blessèd One. Refrain
 
The company of angels
Is praising You on high,
And we with all creation
In chorus make reply. Refrain
 
The multitude of pilgrims
With palms before You went;
Our praise and prayer and anthems
Before You we present. Refrain
 
To You before Your passion
They sang their hymns of praise;
To You, now high exalted,
Our melody we raise. Refrain

As You received their praises,
Accept the prayers we bring,
O Source of ev’ry blessing,
Our good and gracious King. Refrain
 
+ Preparation +
 
P:  In the name of the Father and of the T Son and of the Holy Spirit.
C:  Amen.
 
P:  Our help is in the name of the Lord,
C:  who made heaven and earth.
P:  If You, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand?
C:  But with You there is forgiveness; therefore You are feared.
P:  Since we are gathered to hear God’s Word, call upon Him in prayer and praise, and receive the body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ in the fellowship of this altar, let us first consider our unworthiness and confess before God and one another that we have sinned in thought, word, and deed, and that we cannot free ourselves from our sinful condition. Together as His people let us take refuge in the infinite mercy of God, our heavenly Father, seeking His grace for the sake of Christ, and saying: God, be merciful to me, a sinner.
C:  Almighty God, have mercy upon us, forgive us our sins, and lead us to everlasting life. Amen.
P:  Almighty God, merciful Father, in Holy Baptism You declared us to be Your children and gathered us into Your one, holy Church, in which You daily and richly forgive us our sins and grant us new life through Your Spirit. Be in our midst, enliven our faith, and graciously receive our prayer and praise; through Your Son, Jesus Christ, our Lord.
C:  Amen.
 
+ Word +
 
Introit
P:  Hear this, all peoples! Give ear, all inhabitants of the world,
C:  both low and high, rich and poor together!
P:  Truly no man can ransom another, or give to God the price of his life,
C:  for the ransom of their life is costly and can never suffice,
P:  This is the path of those who have foolish confidence; yet after them people approve of their boasts.
C:  Like sheep they are appointed for Sheol; Death shall be their shepherd,
P:  But God will ransom my soul from the power of Sheol, for he will receive me.
All: 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
P:  Hear this, all peoples! Give ear, all inhabitants of the world,
C:  both low and high, rich and poor together!
 
Kyrie
Lord, have mercy; Christ, have mercy; Lord, have mercy.
 
Gloria in Excelsis
To God on high be glory
And peace to all the earth;
Goodwill from God in heaven
Proclaimed at Jesus' birth!
We praise and bless You, Father;
Your holy name we sing—
Our thanks for Your great glory,
Lord God, our heav'nly King.
 
To You, O sole-begotten,
The Father's Son, we pray;
O Lamb of God, our Savior,
You take our sins away.
Have mercy on us, Jesus;
Receive our heartfelt cry,
Where You in pow'r are seated
At God's right hand on high—
 
For You alone are holy,
You only are the Lord.
Forever and forever,
Be worshiped and adored;
You with the Holy Spirit
Alone are Lord Most High,
In God the Father's glory.
"Amen!" our glad reply.

Salutation and Collect of the Day
P:  The Lord be with you.
C:  And also with you.
P:  Let us pray. O Lord, grant us wisdom to recognize the treasures You have stored up for us in heaven, that we may never despair but always rejoice and be thankful for the riches of Your grace; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
C:  Amen.
 
First ReadingJudges 6:11–24
Now the angel of the Lord came and sat under the terebinth at Ophrah, which belonged to Joash the Abiezrite, while his son Gideon was beating out wheat in the winepress to hide it from the Midianites. And the angel of the Lord appeared to him and said to him, “The Lord is with you, O mighty man of valor.” And Gideon said to him, “Please, sir, if the Lord is with us, why then has all this happened to us? And where are all his wonderful deeds that our fathers recounted to us, saying, ‘Did not the Lord bring us up from Egypt?’ But now the Lord has forsaken us and given us into the hand of Midian.” And the Lord turned to him and said, “Go in this might of yours and save Israel from the hand of Midian; do not I send you?” And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.” And the Lord said to him, “But I will be with you, and you shall strike the Midianites as one man.” And he said to him, “If now I have found favor in your eyes, then show me a sign that it is you who speaks with me. Please do not depart from here until I come to you and bring out my present and set it before you.” And he said, “I will stay till you return.”
So Gideon went into his house and prepared a young goat and unleavened cakes from an ephah of flour. The meat he put in a basket, and the broth he put in a pot, and brought them to him under the terebinth and presented them. And the angel of God said to him, “Take the meat and the unleavened cakes, and put them on this rock, and pour the broth over them.” And he did so. Then the angel of the Lord reached out the tip of the staff that was in his hand and touched the meat and the unleavened cakes. And fire sprang up from the rock and consumed the flesh and the unleavened cakes. And the angel of the Lord vanished from his sight. Then Gideon perceived that he was the angel of the Lord. And Gideon said, “Alas, O Lord God! For now I have seen the angel of the Lord face to face.” But the Lord said to him, “Peace be to you. Do not fear; you shall not die.” Then Gideon built an altar there to the Lord and called it, The Lord is Peace. To this day it still stands at Ophrah, which belongs to the Abiezrites.
 
P:  This is the Word of the Lord.
C:  Thanks be to God.
 
Epistle Colossians 3:1–11
If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.
Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry. On account of these the wrath of God is coming. In these you too once walked, when you were living in them. But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator. Here there is not Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, free; but Christ is all, and in all.
 
P:  This is the Word of the Lord.
C:  Thanks be to God.
 
Alleluia and Verse                          
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
These things are written that you may believe that
Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God.
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
Holy Gospel – Luke 12:13-21
P:  The Holy Gospel according to St. Luke, the twelfth chapter.
C:  Glory to You, O Lord.
 
Someone in the crowd said to [Jesus], “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator over you?” And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.” And he told them a parable, saying, “The land of a rich man produced plentifully, and he thought to himself, ‘What shall I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?’ And he said, ‘I will do this: I will tear down my barns and build larger ones, and there I will store all my grain and my goods. And I will say to my soul, Soul, you have ample goods laid up for many years; relax, eat, drink, be merry.’ But God said to him, ‘Fool! This night your soul is required of you, and the things you have prepared, whose will they be?’ So is the one who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”
 
P:  This is the Gospel of the Lord.
C:  Praise to You, O Christ.
 
Nicene Creed
I believe in one God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth and of all things visible and invisible.

And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of His Father before all worlds, God of God, Light of Light, very God of very God, begotten, not made, being of one substance with the Father, by whom all things were made; who for us and for our salvation came down from heaven and was incarnate by the Holy Spirit of the virgin Mary and was made man; and was crucified also for us under Pontius Pilate. He suffered and was buried. And the third day He rose again according to the Scriptures and ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of the Father. And He will come again with glory to judge both the living and the dead, whose kingdom will have no end.
 
And I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord and giver of life, who proceeds from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son together is worshiped and glorified, who spoke by the prophets. And I believe in one holy Christian and apostolic Church, I acknowledge one Baptism for the remission of sins, and I look for the resurrection of the dead and the life + of the world to come. Amen.
 
Children’s Hymn – Thy Word Is a Lamp (AGPS 247)

Refrain:  Thy word is a lamp unto my feet
              And a light unto my path.
 
When I feel afraid, think I’ve lost my way,
Still You’re there right beside me,
And nothing will I fear as long as You are near.
Please be near me to the end. Refrain
 
Children’s Sermon – Steph Chapa
 
Hymn of the Day – Have No Fear, Little Flock (LSB 735)

Have no fear, little flock;
Have no fear, little flock,
For the Father has chosen
To give you the Kingdom;
Have no fear, little flock!
 
Have good cheer, little flock;
Have good cheer, little flock,
For the Father will keep you
In His love forever;
Have good cheer, little flock!
Praise the Lord high above;
Praise the Lord high above,
For He stoops down to heal you,
Uplift and restore you;
Praise the Lord high above!
 
Thankful hearts raise to God;
Thankful hearts raise to God,
For He stays close beside you,
In all things works with you;
Thankful hearts raise to God!
 
Sermon
 
Offertory
Offering
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Prayer of the Church
 
+ Celebrating birthdays this week: 31 – Ken Orloff; 2 – Ken Kight; 3 – Theresa Canania, Breanna Ladd; 6 – Ben Lee
+ Wedding anniversaries: 6 – Dan & Susan DeFosset

Special Celebrations and Needs:
+ Church family members: family and friends of Ruth Wussler, upon her death; Miriam and John Lee, celebrating the birth of their grandson, Cooper Richard Lee; Michael Barbercheck, upon his engagement to Kelsey; family and friends of Dan Eads, upon his death
+ Friends of our congregation: Chris & Nicole, son and daughter-in-law of Jerry & Beth Nicolaus, upon the death of Nicole’s mother; Penny Jonas, mother of Pastor Scott, in the hospital recovering from a stroke; Kim, daughter of Greg & Karen Frimel, who is starting a new treatment
+ Those who are homebound or in nursing facilities: Twylah Atwood, Mary Aufderheide, Jules & Mary Bush, Carol Fisher, Mary Guion, Jerry & Jane Keathley, Gayle Sappington, Shirley Williams
 
Lord’s Prayer
Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdom come,
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven; give us this day our daily bread;
and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us;
and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever and ever. Amen.
 
Benedicamus and Benediction
P:  Let us bless the Lord.
C:  Thanks be to God.
P:  The Lord bless you and keep you. The Lord make His face shine on you and be gracious to you. The Lord look upon you with favor and + give you peace.
C:  Amen.
 
Closing Hymn Take My Life and Let It Be (LSB 783)

Take my life and let it be
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee;
Take my moments and my days,
Let them flow in ceaseless praise.
 
Take my hands and let them move
At the impulse of Thy love;
Take my feet and let them be
Swift and beautiful for Thee.
 
Take my voice and let me sing
Always, only for my King;
Take my lips and let them be
Filled with messages from Thee.
 
Take my silver and my gold,
Not a mite would I withhold;
Take my intellect and use
Ev’ry pow’r as Thou shalt choose.

Take my will and make it Thine,
It shall be no longer mine;
Take my heart, it is Thine own,
It shall be Thy royal throne.
 
Take my love, my Lord, I pour
At Thy feet its treasure store;
Take myself, and I will be
Ever, only, all for Thee.
 
Postlude  
 
+ WORSHIP LEADERS +
Preacher – Seminarian Oliver LaMie
Liturgist – Seminarian Jonathan Chapa
Organist/Pianist – Jim Thielker
Sound/Video – Jerry Nicolaus
Lector – Laurel Don
Ushers – Kelly Climer, Laurel Don, Judy George
Greeter – Judy George
 
Altar Flowers this morning are given by Kelly Climer
In celebration of Landon’s baptismal birthday
Acknowledgments
Unless otherwise indicated, all scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.