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
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
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
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.