Sunday’s Message – April 15, 2018

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The 3rd Sunday of Easter
April 15, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
God who calls us into service, transform us as you transformed Paul. Shape us into children who rejoice in knowing and proclaiming you to the world. Amen.

  • Acts 9:1-20 – Paul’s Conversion
  • Matthew 6:19-24

Pastor Steve Schumacher

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

 

 

 

Sunday’s Message – April 8, 2018

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The 2nd Sunday of Easter
April 8, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
God of resurrection, your son, Jesus, awed his followers by appearing among them. With awe we also celebrate his resurrection and rejoice in eternal life. Amen.

  • Psalm 145:13-21
    John 20:19-31 – Thomas

Pastor Steve Schumacher

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

 

 

 

Sunday’s Message – March 18, 2018

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The 5th Sunday in Lent
March 18, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
Holy God, in this season of contemplation, help us to recognize that you revealed yourself in Jesus, who walked among us and was handed over to be crucified. May we be strengthened by his presence among us today. Amen.

  • Psalm 146
  • John 19:1-16a –
    Jesus Condemned

Pastor Steve Schumacher

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

 

 

 

Sunday’s Message – March 11, 2018

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The 4th Sunday in Lent
March 11, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
God of truth, too often we bend truth to fit our needs. Show us how to recognize and follow your truth, shown to us by the love and life of your son, Jesus. Amen.

  • Psalm 145:10-13
  • John 18:28-40 – Jesus and Pilate

Pastor Steve Schumacher

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

 

 

 

Sunday’s Message – March 4, 2018

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The 3rd Sunday in Lent
March 4, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
Holy God, we, like Peter, often turn our backs on you. Forgive us and show us a new way to live, walking boldly and passionately toward you. Amen.

  • Psalm 17:1-7
  • John 18:12-27 – Peter’s Denial

Pastor Steve Schumacher

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

 

 

 

Sunday’s Message – February 25, 2018

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The 2nd Sunday in Lent
February 25, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

 

PRAYER OF THE DAY

Holy Lord God, Jesus washed the disciples’ feet as a sign of service and compassion. Show us how to live and love in service and with compassion, for the sake of all your children. Amen.

  • Psalm 51:7-12 
  • John 13:1-17 – Jesus Washes Feet

Steve Schumacher, Pastor

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

 

 

 

Sunday’s Message – February 18, 2018

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The 1st Sunday in Lent
February 18, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
God of new life, as Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, renew and restore us to new life, leaving in the grave all that prevents us from loving you fully. Amen.

  • Psalm 104:27-30
  • John 11:1-44 – Jesus Raises Lazarus

Jeff Hobson

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

 

 

 

Sunday’s Message – February 11, 2018

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Transfiguration Sunday
February 11, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
God of miracles, sometimes we are slow to believe in your power, even when your miracles occur all around us each and every day. Open our eyes to see and our hearts to believe. Amen.

Psalm 27:1-4
John 9:1-41 – The Man Born Blind

Steve Schumacher,
Pastor

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

 

 

 

Sunday’s Message – February 4, 2018

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The 5th Sunday after Epiphany
February 4, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
God of life, shower us in your living water, bringing us to new life, fresh and clean. Walk with us as we share the knowledge of your living water with others, so that all might live.  Amen.

Psalm 42:1-5
John 4:1-42

A Wall of Security or a Table of Fellowship*

Steve Schumacher,
Pastor

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA

*Article title in Christianity Today magazine, Jan/Feb issue, written by Matthew Arbo

 

 

Sunday’s Message – January 28, 2018

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The 4th Sunday after Epiphany
January 7, 2018

Narrative Lectionary (Year 4)

PRAYER OF THE DAY
Birthing God, you gave us new life when we were born of water and Spirit. Help us live into that new life, refreshed and renewed for your work. Amen.

Psalm 139:13-18
John 3:1-21

“Our believing is a confidence in Jesus Christ, that, no matter what, it will turn out well… it will end in eternal life. But this confidence is not arrogant, self-righteous… Instead, our believing is grounded in gratitude and thankfulness.”

Steve Schumacher,
Pastor

Pilgrim Lutheran Church
Puyallup – South Hill, WA