May 9th Bulletin

Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 9, 2021

Lutheran Book of Worship

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


Welcome & Announcements

* Brief Order for Confession & Forgiveness                              p. 77

* P: “As newborn babes, let us desire the sincere milk of the Word. Hear, O my people, and I will testify to you: O Israel, if you will hearken to me.”

* C: “Sing aloud to God for strength, make a joyful noise to the God of Jacob.”

* Hymn: “Christ Is Risen! Alleluia!”                                      #131

* 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 10:34-48

Psalm 98                                                                    (bulletin insert)

The Second Reading:                                                      1 John 5:1-8

Hymn: “Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me” (v.1-2)              #336

* The Holy Gospel:                                                         John 15:9-17

Hymn: “Jesus, Thy Boundless Love to Me” (v.3-4)              #336

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: “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today”                                  #151

* Sending

 The altar flowers are given in memory of

 Arlene Clever, Caroline Clever, Eva Jewart, and Agnes Nixon

 by George and Jennifer Clever.

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 9

Ushers:  Rusty Bates, Rik Maxey

Organist: Steve Holland            Lay Reader: Rob Maxey

Acolyte:  Adrianna Urrea          Crucifer: William Roberts

Servers:  Beth Bates, Greta Roberts

Disciples in Service next Sunday, 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

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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