Readings and Sermon: Wednesday June 5, 2019

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View the Bulletin for Wednesday June 5, 2019
Service Time: 7:00 p.m.
Bible Study: 7:35 p.m.

Numbers 16:23-40
Luke 19:29-48

As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them, “Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here. If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’ say, ‘The Lord needs it.’”

Those who were sent ahead went and found it just as he had told them. As they were untying the colt, its owners asked them, “Why are you untying the colt?” They replied, “The Lord needs it.” They brought it to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it. As he went along, people spread their cloaks on the road. When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen: “Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!” “Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, rebuke your disciples!”

“I tell you,” he replied, “if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.” As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it and said, “If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes. The days will come upon you when your enemies will build an embankment against you and encircle you and hem you in on every side. They will dash you to the ground, you and the children within your walls. They will not leave one stone on another, because you did not recognize the time of God’s coming to you.”

When Jesus entered the temple courts, he began to drive out those who were selling. “It is written,” he said to them, “‘My house will be a house of prayer’; but you have made it ‘a den of robbers.’” Every day he was teaching at the temple. But the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the leaders among the people were trying to kill him. Yet they could not find any way to do it, because all the people hung on his words.

Upcoming Sunday School News

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Sunday school begins at 9:15 a.m. in classroom #205. Students from Preschool (age 3) through 6th grade meet for devotions before going to their classes. Parents with children in Preschool -4th grade should pick their children up at the classrooms by 10:20 a.m.

Upcoming Events
June 9 – Confirmation Sunday – Grades 5 & 6 will meet in the Fellowship Hall
June 30 – Broadmore Field Trip
June 30 – Last Day of Sunday School Classes
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Readings and Sermon: Sunday June 2, 2019

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View the Bulletin for Sunday June 2, 2019
Service Times: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Bible Study and Sunday school: 9:20 a.m.

First Reading – Acts 1:12-26
Epistle –
Revelation 22:1-6, 12-20

The Holy Gospel according to St. John, the seventeenth chapter
[Jesus said:] “I do not ask for these only, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one, I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even as you loved me. Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world. O righteous Father, even though the world does not know you, I know you, and these know that you have sent me. I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.”