Worship

Weekly Worship Schedule

Saturday – 5:00 p.m. Worship
Sunday – 8:45 a.m. Worship @ St. Peter’s, 474 Vine St.
Sunday – 11:00 a.m. Worship

Holy Communion is celebrated at all weekend worship.

Also Holden Evening Prayer @ St. Peter’s, Wed., 6:30 p.m.
Healing Worship @ St. Peter, First Wed., 10:30 a.m.


 

Summer Schedule
May 26 thru Sept. 8

Saturdays 5:00 p.m. at Light of Christ
Sundays – 8:45 a.m. at St. Peter’s
Sundays – 10:30 a.m. at Light of Christ

Exceptions:

July 14, 9:30 a.m. at Light of Christ
Aug. 4, 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s
Aug.11, 9:30 a.m. at Light of Christ
Aug.18, 9:30 a.m. – Worship & Picnic at Louise Moore Park
Aug.25, 9:30 a.m .at St. Peter’s
Sep.1, 9:30 a.m. at Light of Christ
Sep.8, 9:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s (God’s Work Our Hands)

Children’s Church

Jordan Hawk has been leading the Children’s Church program on the St. Peter’s campus each Sunday. Now this program is also available on the Light on Christ Campus, led by Michelle Harvey. Following the children’s message, children go to Children’s Church to learn more about Pastor Jerry’s message, and then return to worship before communion.
Children’s Church meets  in the Fellowship Hall. It is our hope that this experience will further bring God’s Word and Love to our children in a way they can comprehend.

At Light of Christ we worship according to the rich traditional liturgy of the church as presented in Evangelical Lutheran Worship©2006 ELCA, from which we use a variety of musical settings. We celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion at all weekend Celebrations. We use a wide range of hymnody, from old favorites to new hymns, including different cultures.

Worship is first of all praise of God, as we join in the never-ending praise offered by the church on earth and the hosts of heaven. It is secondly our nourishment by the Word of God and the Sacraments. The liturgy and hymns are full of biblical references.

 

 

Light of Christ Inaugural Worship
October 29, 2017

Ministry of Music

Martin Luther wrote that music is the handmaiden of theology. Music lends a rich dimension to the words of worship and stirs our hearts in many different ways.

Organist/Choir Director – Linda Maule, Deacon

Light of Christ’s music ministry offers these opportunities for participation in worship:

  • Children’s choir (for children in grades 3 and up) rehearses once a week on Wednesdays from 4:00 – 4:45 p.m. and participates in worship every three to four weeks.
  • Senior choir (for high school students and adults) rehearses once a week on Wednesday evening from 7:30-8:45 p.m. and participates in worship three times per month.
  • Chime choir (for high school students and adults) rehearses once a week on Sunday mornings from 9:30-10:15 a.m. and participates in worship 3-4 times per year.

In addition, we have opportunities for competent school age musicians or adults to play or sing appropriate selections to enhance our worship, as well as opportunities to participate in liturgical dance.

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August 3, 4
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

The things worldly people strive for and fleeting and ultimately unsatisfying. For those whose “life is hidden with Christ in God”, the greatest treasure is Christ himself. The world loves things and uses people; we are called to love people and use things..

Eccl. 1:2, 12-14, 2:18-23 Col. 3:1-11 Luke 12:13-21

August 17, 18

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Jesus has brought us into his kingdom, put his word in our hearts and enabled us to give his compassionate and merciful help to all in need. With no exceptions, all are our neighbors.

Levit. 19:1-2, 14-18 Col. 1:1-14 Luke 10:25-37

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August 10, 11
Nin
th Sunday after Pentecost

God gives us faith to see what our fleshly eyes usually miss: the coming of God’s kingdom in the midst of this very fallen world.

Genesis 15:1-6  Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16  Luke 12:32-40

 

August 24, 25

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Riches are not bad in themselves. Money is neither bad nor good. It is the “love of money” that is “a root of all kinds of evil.” What counts is the riches of God’s love, and using what we have for the furtherance of God’s kingdom.

Amos 6:1a, 4-7 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Luke 16:19-31