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Church that belongs to the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. We are a liturgical church that holds to the Solas of the Reformation: Sola Scriptura (by Scripture alone), Sola Fide (by Faith Alone), Sola Gratia (by Grace alone), Solus Christus (through Christ Alone), Soli Deo Gloria (to the glory of God alone).

April 22, 2018

FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

LITURGY: Pg 32 in TLH – The Order of Matins 

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Divine Service 04-22-18

SERMON: “God is Greater than Our Hearts”

               1 John 3:19-20

  1. When our hearts condemn us…
  2. God is greater than our hearts, and He knows all things.

This Service will also be broadcasted on 1140 AM-WVEL (Peoria)  from 9-10am on Sunday, April 29.

April 15, 2018

THIRD SUNDAY of EASTER

LITURGY: pg 46 in TLH (Confessional Service with Holy Communion moving to pg 22 for the Nicene Creed and Communion liturgy.)

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Divine Service 04-15-18

SERMON: “Proclaiming the Message of Repentance and                 Forgiveness”      Luke 24:44-49

  1. We live in a sinful world of which we are a part.
  2. As forgiven sinners we are moved to proclaim the message of repentance and forgiveness.
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    This Service will also be broadcast on 1140 AM-WVEL (Peoria)  from 9-10am on Sunday, April 22nd.

April 8, 2018

SECOND SUNDAY of EASTER

LITURGY: Pg 5 in TLH (Divine Service w/o Holy Communion)

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Divine Service 04-08-18

SERMON: “Jesus’ Signs – That We May Believe and Have Life”

                      John 20:30-31

  1. Jesus’ signs show He is the Christ, the Son of God.
  2. By believing in Jesus we have life in His name.
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    This Service will also be broadcast on 1140 AM-WVEL (Peoria)  from 9-10am on Sunday, April 15th.

April 1, 2018

THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD

LITURGY: Pg 15 in TLH – Divine Service with Holy Communion

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Divine Service 04-01-18

SERMON: “Resurrection Certainty Means Forgiveness Certainty”

1 Corinthians 15:4-8

  1. Christ’s resurrection is certain.
  2. Christ’s resurrection makes our forgiveness certain.
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    This Service will also be broadcast on 1140 AM-WVEL (Peoria)  from 9-10am on Sunday, April 8th.

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March 25, 2018

PALM SUNDAY, SUNDAY of the PASSION

LITURGY: Pg 5 in TLH (Divine Service w/o Holy Communion)

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Divine Service 03-25-18

SERMON: “No Pretend King”  Mark 15:17-18

  1. Jesus’ enemies mocked Him as a pretend king.
  2. By enduring His suffering to save us, Jesus showed He is the true King.

March 18, 2018

FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT

LITURGY: pg 46 in TLH (Confessional Service with Holy Communion moving to pg 22 for the Nicene Creed and Communion liturgy.)

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Divine Service 03-18-18

SERMON: “Life in the Lord’s New Covenent”

                 Jeremiah 31:33-34

  1. Restoration for the true house of Israel.
  2. The cause of the restoration: the forgiveness of sins.

March 11, 2018

FOURTH SUNDAY in LENT

LITURGY: Pg 5 in TLH (Divine Service w/o Holy Communion)

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Divine Service 03-11-18

SERMON: “Lifting Up Jesus”   John 3:14-21

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This Service will also be broadcast on 1140 AM-WVEL (Peoria)  from 9-10am on Sunday, March 18th.

March 4, 2018

THIRD SUNDAY in LENT

LITURGY: Pg 15 in TLH – Divine Service with Holy Communion

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Divine Service 03-04-18

SERMON: Zeal for the Father’s House” John 2:13-22

  1. Jesus’ zeal for His Father’s house is an example to us.
  2. Jesus’ zeal for His Father’s house was for our salvation.

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    This Service will also be broadcast on 1140 AM-WVEL (Peoria)  from 9-10am on Sunday, March 11th.

February 25, 2018

SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT

LITURGY: Pg 32 in TLH – The Order of Matins 

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Divine Service 02-25-18

SERMON: “Christ Died for the Ungodly; We Exult in God!”               Romans 5:1-11, especially v. 6-8

  1. We were weak, ungodly sinners – enemies of God.
  2. Nevertheless, Christ died for us!
  3. Therefore we exult in God.

    This Service will also be broadcast on 1140 AM-WVEL (Peoria)
    from 9-10am on Sunday, March 4th.

February 18, 2018

FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT

LITURGY: pg 46 in TLH (Confessional Service with Holy Communion moving to pg 22 for the Nicene Creed and Communion liturgy.)

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Divine Service 02-18-18

SERMON: “Help When We Are Tempted”

                 James 1:13-15

  1. Temptation comes from within us, from our own sinful desire.
  2. Help comes from outside us, from God!

This Service will also be broadcast on 1140 AM-WVEL (Peoria)
from 9-10am on Sunday, February 25th.