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					          GILEAD LUTHERAN CHURCH                                      relationship with God through the divine activity                      PLEASE KEEP IN YOUR PRAYERS those who cannot
       Evangelical Lutheran Church in America                         centered in Christ’s death. This act is a gift of grace                be with us. They are Alberta Kreiger, Clarence Newton,
       The Rev. James Hulihan, Pastor, 326-3685                       that liberates us from sin and empowers our faith in                   Mary Shanahan, Ceil Boomhower and June Boomhower.
               Church Office, 279-9270                                Jesus Christ.
           Reformation Sunday, October 30, 2011                  Gospel Verse                                             p. 83              WE PRAY FOR: Dick Brown, Neil Raymond, Marge
                    Setting Two                                  Gospel: John 8: 31-36                                    p. 83              Hayner, Nancy Gress, Betty Britt and Flip Coonradt.
                                                                      Jesus speaks of truth and freedom as spiritual realities
Prelude & Meditation                                                  known through his word. He reveals the truth that sets                 GILEAD: Listen and Follow Jesus to Share the Way.
Announcements                                                         people free from sin.                                                  Leader: Christ
Confession and Forgiveness                               p. 77   Sermon “The Lutheran Legacy in America”                                     Ministers: Everyone
Hymn A Mighty Fortress Is Our God           green book # 279     Hymn The Church’s One Foundation           green book # 369                 Pastor: James Hulihan
Greeting                                                 p. 78   Apostles Creed                                           p. 85              Minister of Music: Andrew Morens
Kyrie                                                    p. 78   The Prayers                                              p. 85              Psalm Cantor: Joan Stry
Hymn of Praise                                           p. 81   The Peace                                                p. 86              Lay Reader: Mary Button
The Prayer of the Day                                    p. 82   Offering                                                                    Trumpeter: John Kreiger
     Almighty God, gracious Lord, we thank you that              Offertory                                                p. 86
     your Holy Spirit renews the church of every age.            Offertory Prayer                                         p. 87              ALTAR FLOWERS are given to the glory of God in
     Pour out your Holy Spirit on your faithful people.          The Great Thanksgiving                                   p. 88              memory of Thomas Shanahan by the Shanahan family.
     Keep them steadfast in your word, protect and               Holy, Holy, Holy                                         p. 89
     comfort them in times of trial, defend them against         Eucharistic Prayer                                       p. 89              HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Charles Keefer on the 30th, Jason
     all enemies of the gospel, and bestow on the church         Lamb of God                                              p. 92              Bowman on the 31st, Kerrianne Bugbee and Jaylynne
     your saving peace, through Jesus Christ, our Savior         Communion Hymn                         green book# 196, 200                 Keefer on the 4th.
     and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the              We commune by dipping the wafer (intinction). The second
     Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.                            cup is grape juice for those who desire.                        GROUP DINNER The next "dining out" night will be
Children’s Moment                                                Post Communion Canticle                                  p. 92              Friday November 4th. The restaurant of choice is Nichi's in
First Reading: Jeremiah 31: 31-34                        p. 82   Post Communion Prayer                                    p. 94              Wynantskill at 6:30. Call George and Robin 273-1313 to
     The renewed covenant will not be breakable, but like        Benediction                                              p. 94              put in your reservation by Monday Oct 31st.
     the old covenant it will expect the people to live          Hymn Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your Word green book# 230
     upright lives. To know the Lord means that one will         Dismissal                                                p. 95              COMING EVENTS
     defend the cause of the poor and needy (Jer. 22: 16).       Postlude                                                                    Nov 4-Dinner Outing @ Nichi’s @ 6:30pm
     The renewed covenant is possible only because the                                                                                       Nov.6-Festival of Music&Chocolate @ St. Paul’s
                                                                 Key to Order of Service
     Lord will forgive iniquity and not remember sin. Our        “p.” indicates the page number in the front of the green Lutheran Book of   Episcopal Church, Troy 3-5pm.
     hope lies in a God who forgets.                             Worship                                                                     Nov 6-Confirmation at Gilead 5-7 pm
Psalm 46                                                p. 236   “#” indicates the number of the hymn, not the page number.                  Oct 9-Hudson/Mohawk Conference
Second Reading: Romans 3: 19-28                         p. 82      >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>                                   Oct 14-Council Meeting
     Paul’s words stand at the heart of the preaching of         WE GIVE THANKS for the braveness of Martin Luther
     Martin Luther and the other Reformation leaders. No         for without that we would not be Lutherans!
     human beings make themselves right with God through
     works of the law. We are brought into a right
TODAY IS REFORMATION SUNDAY, which
commemorates Martin Luther's efforts to restore the
Church to its Divine Commission to bear the Gospel to the
world.

NEXT SUNDAY IS ALL SAINTS SUNDAY at which
time we will remember those who, by their life and
witness, have left us an example to emulate in our time and
place.

WHAT’S COOKING? From now until December, POG will
be collecting recipes to put into a cookbook! We are hoping to
accumulate approximately 200 recipes which will be put into a
published cookbook in the spring. Recipe forms will be
provided at the church so pick one up and fill it out with your
favorites. This cookbook is a community effort so pick up some
recipe forms for your friends too. Beginning in the spring, we
will take orders for the cookbooks.

A Festival of Music & Chocolate to benefit the Furniture
Program of TROY AREA UNITED MINISTRIES will
be held TODAY, November 6th, 3-5 p.m. at St. Paul's
Episcopal Church, 58 3rd St., Troy. Cost is $10.00/adult,
$5.00/ children under 12. A free will offering will be
received during the concert. RSVP to 274-5920, ext.201.

WE have been contacted by Hope 7 on Pawling Avenue for
donations of food items. Presently, they are providing food
and hygiene items for 110 families. They are in particular
need of soups, cereal, oatmeal, beef stew, tuna, baked
beans, toothpaste, deodorant, shaving cream and bar soap.
The only thing they seem to have an abundance of is
vegetables. Please open your hearts and starting next
Sunday, let’s make November our month of giving to this
cause.

WE LOOK FORWARD to an inspiring presentation on
the "Feed the Roots" Campaign by one of our youth on
November 13th. Lend your support by planning to be
present on this Sunday.

				
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