Preparing for the Divine Service

To give you the opportunity to look ahead and prepare for our Divine Service each Sunday, the Office Hymn, Holy Gospel, and Theme of each week for August and September are listed below.

Pentecost 9 (August 7):
Holy Gospel: Luke 12:22-40 (God provides and protects.)
Office Hymn: LSB #666 "O Little Flock, Fear Not the Foe"

Pentecost 10
(August 14):
Holy Gospel: Luke 12:49-56 (Being a Christian is not easy!)
Office Hymn: LSB #728 "How Firm a Foundation"

Pentecost 11
(August 21):
Holy Gospel: Luke 13:22-30 (Many or few? First or last?)
Office Hymn: LSB #563 "Jesus, Thy Blood and Righteousness"

Pentecost 12
(August 28):
Holy Gospel: Luke 14:1-14 (Jesus honors us by grace.)
Office Hymn: LSB #842 "Son of God, Eternal Savior"

Pentecost 13
(September 4)
Holy Gospel: Luke 14:25-35 (Can you afford to be a Christian?)
Office Hymn: LSB #685 "Let Us Ever Walk with Jesus"

Pentecost 14
(September 11):
Holy Gospel: Luke 15:1-10 (Parables of the Lost Sheep and Lost Coin.)
Office Hymn: LSB #609 "Jesus Sinners Doth Receive"

Pentecost 15
(September 18):
Holy Gospel: Luke 16:1-15 (Parable of the Shrewd Manager.)
Office Hymn: LSB #555 "Salvation Unto Us Has Come"

Saint Michael and All Angels
(September 25)
Holy Gospel: Matthew 18:1-11 (Living with angels.)
Office Hymn: LSB #522 "Lord God, to Thee We Give All Praise"

:  The Liturgy through Pentecost 14 (September 11) is Divine Service 4 (p. 203). The Liturgy beginning on Pentecost 15 (September 18) is Divine Service 2 (p. 167).

Saint Athanasius Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod
Church Location: 114 Kingsley Road SW, Vienna, VA  22180
Mailing Address: 3057 Nutley Street Suite 822, Fairfax, VA  22031
703-455-4003                       Rev. James Douthwaite, Pastor