May 16th Bulletin, 2021

Seventh Sunday of Easter

May 16, 2021

Lutheran Book of Worship

Please stand, as you are able, when indicated by *


Welcome & Announcements

* Brief Order for Confession & Forgiveness                              p. 77

* P: “O clap your hands, all you people. Shout to God with the voice of triumph.”

* C: “He shall subdue the people under us; and the nations under our feet.”

* Hymn: “Come, You Faithful, Raise the Strain”                 #132

* Apostolic Greeting & Kyrie                                                p. 78-79

* Hymn of Praise (“This is the feast…”)                                   p. 81-82

* Prayer of the Day                                                    (bulletin insert)

The First Reading:                                                         Acts 1:12-26

Psalm 1                                                                      (bulletin insert)

The Second Reading:                                                    1 John 5:9-15

Hymn: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee(v.1)                      #551

* The Holy Gospel:                                                     John 17:11b-19

Hymn: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee(v.2-3)                   #551

The Youth Message

Sermon                                                                Rev. Matt Knuppel

* Hymn: “The Strife is O’er, the Battle Done”                     #135

* The Nicene Creed                                                                      p.84

* Prayer of the Church                                                               p. 85

* The Peace                                                                                 p. 86

Offering & Offertory (“Let the vineyards…”)                            p. 86

* Great Thanksgiving                                                            p. 88-89

* Words of Institution & Lord’s Prayer                              p. 89, 91

Agnus Dei and Communion                                                      p. 92

* Post-Communion Canticle (“Thank the Lord…”)                  p. 92

* Benediction & Amen                                                          p. 94-95

* Hymn: “Praise the Savior, Now and Ever”                         #155

* Sending

 The altar flowers are given to the Glory of God

by Jack, Kim, and Garrett Price.

Welcome to our Visitors!

Grace Lutheran Church welcomes you as you join us in worship this morning. Please fill out a visitor card, either handed to you when you entered this morning or available from an usher, and place it in the offering plate.

Sunday School

All are welcome to attend Sunday School before worship beginning at 8:45; classes are available for both children and adults.

Holy Communion

Those who are baptized and believe that Jesus Christ, crucified and risen, is truly present in, with,  and  under the forms of bread and wine for the forgiveness of sins, life, and salvation, are welcome to the  Lord’s  Table. Please let the pastor know you wish  to  receive  this  gift of life by holding out your open hands.  Receive  the wafer, move to one of the servers and dip the wafer into the wine, then partake. You are encouraged to bring young children forward for a blessing. The sign for a blessing is folded hands.

Disciples in Service today, May 16

Ushers:  Richard Maxey, Dave Rudolph

Organist: Steve Holland            Lay Reader: Kathy Kollmeyer

Acolyte:  Roman Hurst             Crucifer: Ashley Hurst

Servers:  Marsha Maxey, Laura Peterson

Disciples in Service next Sunday, May 23

Ushers:  Rusty Bates, Marc Voigt

Organist: Steve Holland            Lay Reader: John Kollmeyer

Acolyte: Adrianna Urrea           Crucifer: William Roberts

Servers:  Jack Price, Kim Price

Grace Lutheran Church

Proclaiming the grace of Christ in Word and Sacrament

Rev. Matt Knuppel, Pastor


3410 Community Church Road

Pfafftown, NC 27040

PO Box# 1735, Clemmons, NC

Church office location:

3540 Clemmons Rd., Clemmons, NC  Suite #107

  • ●  Christ Centered ●MissionDriven

●Traditionally-Grounded ● Congregationally-Focused

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