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Spirit Warrior Equine Therapy

186 Garland Line Road Dover Foxcroft, Maine, 04426 Deaconess Kim Slininger: (207) 356-4554 Judy Cross Strehlke: (207) 564-3451 Deaconess Kim Slininger graduated from CTSFW in 2016 with her MA in Diakonal Studies. Her call to Hope Lutheran Church is reach and support the Veterans and active military in the area. While going through Chaplaincy Pastoral […]

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Lent 5: Worship from Home 3/29

worship-3-29-20 Order of Worship Organ Prelude: When In The Hour Of Utmost Need J. S. Bach Hymn: (Optionial) “Christ, The Life of All the Living” #420 st.1-4 Confession / Absolution Kyrie Collect of the Day Old Testament Reading: Ezekiel 37:1-14 Gradual: Psalm 130 Epistle Reading: Romans 8:1-11 Holy Gospel: John 11:1-45 Apostles’ Creed Sermon Organ Offertory: If Thou But […]

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Mid-Week Lent 2020: Worship from Home 3/25

midweek-3-25-20 SERVICE OF PRAYER AND PREACHING – LSB #260 OPENING VERSICLES: (P.260) READINGS FROM HOLY SCRIPTURE: 1st Reading: John 14:15-31 (pew bible p) Psalm 51:1-12 (pew bible p) 2nd Reading: John 16:1-14 (pew bible p) RESPONSORY: Lent p.263 CATECHISM: p.264 Small Catechism Review: 3rd Article p.323 SERMON: The Apostles Creed – 3rd Article – III PRAYER: […]

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Lent 4: Worship from Home 3/22

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Here is the audio file for the Worship at Home Service. The audio of the organ anthems is faint. We’ll work to improve that for next Sunday. Also, we’ll get it to you earlier on Sunday morning. Blessings on your worship, Pastor Nielsen Divine Service III (abbreviated/spoken) Page 184 […]

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Mid-Week Lent 2020: Worship from Home 3/18

midweek-3-18-20 Worship From Home – From Service of Prayer and Preaching (Page 260 – hymnal) Open Versicles: Readings from Holy Scripture: John 19:1-42 Psalm 32:1-5 John 20:1-18 Catechism: Small Catechism: 2nd Article (page 322) Sermon: I Believe In Jesus Christ – II Prayer: Sermon – Mid-Week Lent – 3 (Apostles Creed, 2nd Article – II) […]

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Lent 3: “If You Only Knew” (John 4:4-26)

Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God and who it is that is saying to you, ‘Give me a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water.” “IF SHE HAD ONLY KNOWN.” Now there’s an epitaph you don’t want written on your tombstone. Talk about regret. […]

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Mid-Week Lent 2020: 2nd Article – “I Believe in Jesus”

When Martin Luther set out to develop a curriculum for how to teach the Christian faith to the congregations which called themselves “the evangelicals” long before they called themselves “the Lutherans,” he wrote a ‘Small Catechism’ to provide the basics of the Christian faith. The heading states, “As the head of the family should teach […]

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Lent 2: “You Must Be Born Again” (John 3:1-17)

sermon-3-8-20.mp3 The setting for this morning’s gospel reading takes place in Jerusalem during the annual feast of Passover.  The verses just before those we have already heard are these:  “Now when he was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in his name when they saw the signs that he was doing.  But Jesus […]

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Mid Week Lent 2020: 1st Article – “I Believe In God the Father”

I. Introduction “I believe…” Such common, ordinary words. “I believe in myself.” “I believe in you.” “I believe the reports I’ve read.” “I believe the weather forecast.” “I believe…” rolls off our tongue and over our lips in so many ways. And yet, as common and ordinary as these two words may be, when we […]

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Lent 1: He Was Made Man (Matthew 4:1-11)

I. He was made man. In the Nicene Creed, we confess that we believe in God – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. That is to say, we do NOT confess to believe in God – “however you choose to define God.” We believe in the Triune God – three unique persons, one divine essence. The […]

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