PO Box 128, Brandon, SD 57005-0128 Sunday Worship 9:30 am • Sunday School 10:30 am • Coffee Fellowship 10:30 am


Sunday, August 2nd Bulletin – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost


Beaver Valley Lutheran Church
26214 484th Avenue   PO Box 128 Brandon, SD 57005-0128
website: www.beavervalleylutheran.org
Pastor: Greg Johnson  cell #605-940-5875
e-mail: bvlc@alliancecom.net    Ph. 605-582-3504

Welcome! We are glad you are with us today!!
“If you do not have a church home, you are welcome here.   If you would like to become
a member, contact any member or the church office.”

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020; 9:30 am                     Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Prelude

Welcome/Announcements

Confession and Forgiveness                                                          ELW p. 94

Opening Hymn                Lord, Listen to your Children Praying               ELW#752 (2x)   

Prayer of the Day (All)
Glorious God, your generosity waters the world with goodness, and you cover creation with abundance. Awaken in us a hunger for the food that satisfies both body and spirit, and with this food fill all the starving world; through your Son, Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord.
Amen.

First Lesson                                         Isaiah 55:1-5                               Sue Johannsen
1Ho, everyone who thirsts,
come to the waters;
and you that have no money,
come, buy and eat!
Come, buy wine and milk
without money and without price.
2Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread,
and your labor for that which does not satisfy?
Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good,
and delight yourselves in rich food.
3Incline your ear, and come to me;
listen, so that you may live.

I will make with you an everlasting covenant,
my steadfast, sure love for David.
4See, I made him a witness to the peoples,
a leader and commander for the peoples.
5See, you shall call nations that you do not know,
and nations that do not know you shall run to you,
because of the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel,
for he has glorified you.

Second Lesson                        Romans 9:1-5
1I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience confirms it by the Holy Spirit—2I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my own people, my kindred according to the flesh. 4They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship, and the promises; 5to them belong the patriarchs, and from them, according to the flesh, comes the Messiah, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.

Gospel                                     Matthew 14:13-21                      Pastor Greg Johnson
(Response after the announcement: Glory to you, O Lord.)
13Now when Jesus heard [about the beheading of John the Baptist], he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14When he went ashore, he saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick. 15When it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a deserted place, and the hour is now late; send the crowds away so that they may go into the villages and buy food for themselves.” 16Jesus said to them, “They need not go away; you give them something to eat.” 17They replied, “We have nothing here but five loaves and two fish.” 18And he said, “Bring them here to me.” 19Then he ordered the crowds to sit down on the grass. Taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke the loaves, and gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds. 20And all ate and were filled; and they took up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve baskets full. 21And those who ate were about five thousand men, besides women and children.
(Response after the conclusion: Praise to you, O Christ.)

Sermon                   From Death to Life”               Pastor Greg Johnson

Hymn of the Day            Oh, That the Lord Would Guide my Ways          ELW#772

Apostles Creed
I believe in God, the Father almighty,
   creator of heaven and earth.
I believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our Lord,
    who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
    born of the virgin Mary, |
    suffered under Pontius Pilate,
    was crucified, died, and was buried;
    he descended to the dead.
    On the third day he rose again;
he ascended into heaven,
    he is seated at the right hand of the Father,
    and he will come to judge the living and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit,
    the holy catholic church, the communion of saints,
    the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body,
    and the life everlasting. Amen

Prayers of the Church

Offering
(During this time of pandemic, both children’s and adult offering baskets are placed at the entrance of the sanctuary so that gifts can be given directly, without physical contact)                  

Offertory Prayer
L:         Merciful Father,
C:        God of wonder, you formed us in our mother’s womb, and from mother earth you bring forth this bread and wine. We place them on your table, together with our lives and all that you have made. Open the heavens to us and pour out your Spirit. We wait for your mercy; we long for your peace; we hunger and thirst for Jesus Christ, our banquet of life. Amen

Holy Communion
+Words of Institution
+Lord’s Prayer
+Blessing

Benediction

Three-fold Amen

Closing Hymn                  O Jesus, I Have Promised                 ELW #810 (vss. 1,2 & 4)                                                                  
Sending:              P:  Go in Peace, Serve the Lord!
                                         C: Thanks be to God!

 

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