Christ the King Lutheran ChurchWorship service for Sunday June 14, 2020.
Presiding Minister: Rev. Thomas Schutz
Organ: Kathryn Brodin | Cantor: Eric Thies
Video and Production: Tom Wackerfuss
PRAYERS – OPEN TOWN
Almighty God, whose dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Our intercessory prayers, June 14: For Krystal (age 83), Rosie's sister, at Covid19 in Rehab; for the Good Lord to deliver us; for healing in the Nations; for a blessing upon this, His Little Flock we pray… For Roger Price, Julie's dad, hospitalized in Wisconsin for various age related illnesses, we pray; For Ethel Beaudette at ovarian cancer; For Tim Stecker, at cancer metastasized into his bones (Tim is a cousin to Dave Heidtke and Bob Beaudette); For Claude Pistone, reoccurrence of cancer; for Jane Florine, of Palatine at cancer, friend to Bob and Kris Beaudette; For Julie Price at hospital testing; For the Family of Jeanette Harris at the death of her father, Marvin August William Kohlstedt at age 88 in WI; Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayer. For the Nation at Civil Unrest and at Virus Pandemic and how we can help - (we sing Hymn 292).
PRAYER FOR THE FEAST OF PENTECOST
Almighty God, on this day you opened the way of eternal life to every race and nation by the promised gift of your Holy Spirit: Shed abroad this gift throughout the world by the preaching of the Gospel, that it may reach to the ends of the earth; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Illustration: Jesus cares for the world at Pandemic and Unrest.
PRAYER FOR THE WORLD AT PANDEMIC
O God our heavenly Father, you have blessed us and given us dominion over all the earth: Increase our reverence before the mystery of life; and give us new insight into your purposes for the human race, and new wisdom and determination in making provision for its future in accordance with your will; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.