First Lutheran Church

06 02 2024 Bulletin: Pentecost II

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Bulletin 2024 06 02

 

Introduction to Today’s Service

Deuteronomy makes clear that sabbath-keeping is meant for the welfare of all. God delivered the Israelites out of slavery, so they should observe this freedom with a day of rest. No one should work seven days a week; even slaves and foreigners should be able to rest. Yet human beings can turn even the most liberating religious practice into a life-destroying rule. Jesus does not reject sabbath-keeping, but defends its original life-enhancing meaning. Our worship and our religious way of life are to lead to restoration: the hungry being fed and the sick being healed.

Worship Leaders Today

Worship Leaders Today
Presider: The Reverend Jeffrey C. Johnson
Assisting Minister: Chris Newberg
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