This Sunday's Events

        

Our Redeemer
Lutheran Church
  
By Grace,
Chosen in Christ
Gifted to Serve

Sunday Worship
8:15AM & 11AM

Christian Education
9:40AM
 
402 Aumond Road
Augusta, GA 30909
Tele: (706) 733-6076
Fax: (706) 733-3324
Web: 
www.orlcaugusta.com
Email:
Sheri.Agee@orlcaugusta.com

Rev. Roger A. Schwartz, Pastor
Rev. Karl J. Dunker, Emeritus Pastor

Sheri Agee, Admin
Paul Roberts, Music
Jazmyne Missey, Nursery

Mission & Ministry
Lutheran World Relief
DCCM Food Pantry
Christus Victor, Athens
Operation Christmas
Golden Harvest Pantry
Augusta Rescue Mission
Child Enrichment
Garden City Rescue
Shepeard Blood Center
Lutheran Services of GA
Thrivent Financial
LWML
Lutheran Hour Ministries


TENTH SUNDAY 
AFTER PENTECOST
August 13, 2017
Monthly Blood Pressure Checks
Quilt Dedication
LWML Mites

  8:15am - Worship Service  
  9:30am - Belize Mission Trip Report  
10:00am - Brookdale Service

11:00am - Worship Service

12:15pm - LWML Unit Meeting

  6:30pm - Bible Study at the Lee's

         


SERVICE ASSISTANTS

Altar Care: Susan Edmunds & Danielle Durrell

Blood Pressure Checks:

8:15 a.m.                                                                   

Elders: Peter Shipman& Rob Oster

Ushers: Mark Rahn & Mike Missey

Reader: Charlie Brown

Acolyte: Rhys Bender

Greeters: Carol Lents & Lynn Readdy

11:00am

Elders: Mac Johnson & Neil Bussey

Ushers: Jeff Sonnenberg & Hunter Sonnenberg

Reader: Greg Passmore

Acolyte: Cecelia Sonnenberg

Greeters: Dean & Janet Niehoff


READINGS

Old Testament Reading                 Job 38:4–18

4“Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding. 5Who determined its measurements—surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? 6On what were its bases sunk, or who laid its cornerstone, 7when the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy? 8“Or who shut in the sea with doors when it burst out from the womb, 9when I made clouds its garment and thick darkness its swaddling band, 10and prescribed limits for it and set bars and doors, 11and said, ‘Thus far shall you come, and no farther, and here shall your proud waves be stayed’? 12“Have you commanded the morning since your days began, and caused the dawn to know its place, 13that it might take hold of the skirts of the earth,  and the wicked be shaken out of it? 14It is changed like clay under the seal, and its features stand out like a garment. 15From the wicked their light is withheld, and their uplifted arm is broken. 16“Have you entered into the springs of the sea, or walked in the recesses of the deep? 17Have the gates of death been revealed to you, or have you seen the gates of deep darkness? 18Have you comprehended the expanse of the earth? Declare, if you know all this.

This is the Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.

 

Epistle                                                                               Romans 10:5–17

5For Moses writes about the righteousness that is based on the law, that the person who does the commandments shall live by them. 6But the righteousness based on faith says, “Do not say in your heart, ‘Who will ascend into heaven?’” (that is, to bring Christ down) 7or “‘Who will descend into the abyss?’” (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead). 8But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith that we proclaim); 9because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. 10For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. 11For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.” 12For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. 13For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

14But how are they to call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without someone preaching? 15And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!” 16But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed what he has heard from us?” 17So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

This is the Word of the Lord.

Thanks be to God.


Holy Gospel                                                                   Matthew 14:22–33

The Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew, the fourteenth chapter.

Glory to You, O Lord.

22Immediately [Jesus] made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds.

23And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone, 24but the boat by this time was a long way from the land, beaten by the waves, for the wind was against them. 25And in the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea. 26But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” and they cried out in fear. 27But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, “Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.”

28And Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” 29He said, “Come.” So Peter got out of the boat and walked on the water and came to Jesus. 30But when he saw the wind, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, “Lord, save me.” 31Jesus immediately reached out his hand and took hold of him, saying to him, “O you of little faith, why did you doubt?” 32And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. 33And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”

This is the Gospel of the Lord.

Praise to You, O Christ.