Advent 2017 Series from Steadfast in the Parish – “For unto us a Son is given” – Service Plan

The start of a new church year is coming.  As has become custom here at Steadfast we are working up a series for Advent which will include a devotional (look for that early to mid-November).  This year’s series is titled “For Unto Us a Son is Given” borrowing the language of Isaiah 9.  The midweek services for this are crafted around three important sons of promise (Isaac, Samuel, John) and then the idea is to use the Fourth Sunday in Advent (Dec 24 this year) to see the fulfillment in Christ (either Christmas Eve propers, or the second gospel option from the LSB One-Year lectionary for the Fourth Sunday in Advent).

Evening Prayer – LSB p 243 or Vespers – LSB 229

TITLE – “For Unto Us a Son is Given” [from Isaiah 9:6]

12/6 Midweek 1  “A son named Isaac”

Office Hymn LSB 352 Let the Earth Now Praise the Lord

Lessons from Holy Scripture:

Genesis 18:1-15

Genesis 21:1-7

Closing Hymn LSB 878 Abide With Me

 

12/13 Midweek 2  “A son named Samuel”

Office Hymn LSB 334 O Lord How Shall I Meet You

Lessons from Holy Scripture

1 Samuel 1:1-20

1 Samuel 1:21-2:11

Closing Hymn LSB 887 Now the Light Has Gone Away

 

12/20 Midweek 3  “A son named John”

Office Hymn LSB 344 On Jordan’s Bank the Baptist’s Cry

Lessons from Holy Scripture

Luke 1:5-25

Luke 1:57-80

Closing Hymn LSB 880 Now Rest Beneath Night’s Shadow

 

12/24 Fourth Sunday in Advent  “A Son named Jesus”

Luke’s Visitation Text + Magnificat

 

About Pastor Joshua Scheer

Pastor Joshua Scheer is the Senior Pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He is also the Editor-in-chief of Brothers of John the Steadfast. He oversees all of the work done by Steadfast Lutherans. He is a regular host of Concord Matters on KFUO.

Pastor Scheer and his lovely wife Holly (who writes and manages the Katie Luther Sisters) have four children and enjoy living in Wyoming.


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