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 Sunday Worship  
 
Join us this Sunday for at 10:30 am.
Be sure to join us for Fellowship Time at 8:45 am and Sunday School for all ages at 9:15 to study
God's Word.
Thrive Youth Lounge is open before Sunday School from 8:45 a.m. until 9:15 a.m.
 

Epiphany 

 January 6 observed as a church festival in commemoration of the coming of the Magi as the first manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles.

The church calendar recognizes the season of Epiphany from January 6 until the last Sunday before Ash Wednesday which is celebrated as the Transfiguration of our Lord.

 Helping January 26 
Reader: Youth
Greeters:  Youth

Ushers: Youth

Altar Guild: Madeline Zieverink, Teresa McKinney, Dale Beaver, Marsha Beaver
Communion Assistants: 

Offering Counters:  Madeline Zieverink & Karen Goodman
Altar Flowers: Jeff & Angie Fleming
Pedestal Flower: Carmen Pethel
Nursery:  Jeniffer & Aubrey Honeycutt
 

Scripture Lessons January 26 

FIRST LESSON: Isaiah 9:1-4                                                                 

But there will be no gloom for her who was in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he has made glorious the way of the sea, the land beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations. 2 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone. 3You have multiplied the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as they are glad when they divide the spoil. 4For the yoke of his burden, and the staff for his shoulder, the rod of his oppressor, you have broken as on the day of Midian.

PSALM 27:1-9         

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom then shall I fear?

     the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom then shall I be afraid?

When evildoers came upon me to eat up my flesh,

     it was they, my foes and my adversaries, who stumbled and fell.

Though an army should encamp against me,

     yet my heart shall not be afraid;

And though war should rise up against me,

     yet will I put my trust in him.

One thing have I asked of the Lord; one thing I seek;

     that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life;

To behold the fair beauty of the Lord

     and to seek him in his temple.

For in the day of trouble he shall keep me safe in his shelter;

     he shall hide me in the secrecy of his dwelling and set me high up- on a rock.

Even now he lifts up my head

     above my enemies round about me.

Therefore I will offer in his dwelling an oblation with sounds of great gladness;

     I will sing and make music to the Lord.

 

SECOND LESSON: 1 Corinthians 1:10-18                                     

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment. 11For it has been reported to me by Chloe’s people that there is quarreling among you, my brothers. 12What I mean is that each one of you says, “I follow Paul,” or “I follow Apollos,” or “I follow Cephas,” or “I follow Christ.” 13Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptized in the name of Paul? 14I thank God that I baptized none of you except Crispus and Gaius, 15so that no one may say that you were baptized in my name. 16(I did baptize also the household of Stephanas. Beyond that, I do not know whether I baptized anyone else.) 17For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power. 18For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.

 

HOLY GOSPEL: Matthew 4:12-25

12When {Jesus} heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee. 13And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14so that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: 15“The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles — 16the people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a light has dawned.” 17From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” 18While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. 19And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” 20Immediately they left their nets and followed him. 21And going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them. 22Immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him. 23And he went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction among the people. 24So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, those having seizures, and paralytics, and he healed them. 25And great crowds followed him from Galilee and the Decapolis, and from Jerusalem and Judea, and from beyond the Jordan.

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Christiana Lutheran Church

6190 Hwy 52

Salisbury, NC 28146

Carl Haynes, Pastor

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