Immanuel Lutheran - Seymour, IN • 605 South Walnut Street, Seymour, Indiana 47274 • 812-522-3118
CHURCHPrayer of the day:
O King of glory, Lord of hosts, uplifted in triumph far above all heavens, leave us not without consolation but send us the Spirit of truth whom You promised from the Father; for You live and reign with Him and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

                            
Meet Vicar Martin Dressler

 He is living at the vicarage residence at 324 Jackson, just south of the church.  His phone number is 519-0325. 

Martin was born and raised in North Carolina and attended Concordia College, Bronxville, New York.  While at Concordia, he spent one semester studying at Westfield House of Cambridge University, where he became fully convinced he wanted to study for the pastoral ministry.  After three years in New York, he enrolled at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, his first experience in the Midwest.

When he learned of his vicarage placement here, he wrote:  “I am very much looking forward to learning the culture of Indiana and its residents.  As a vicar, I will do my very best to learn and serve in the spirit of humility becoming a servant of the Lord.  I hope and pray that I will be able to meet your expectations.  Once again, thank you for this opportunity, and may God bless this upcoming year.” 

 

Worship Service Schedule

Sunday Worship Service

  • 9:00 am. Communion on 2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday.
  • 11:15 am. Communion on 1st and 3rd Sunday.

Monday Worship Service

  • 7:00 pm. Communion follows 2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday.

God's Word This Week     

THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER
(28 May 2017)
 
Acts 1:12–26
1 Peter 4:12–19; 5:6–11
John 17:1–11

 
Our Lord Jesus Is with Us in the Upper Room of His Church on Earth
 
On the night when He was betrayed, our Lord Jesus prayed for His apostles and His Church on earth. "The hour" had come when the Father would glorify His Son by the cross (John 17:1). Through the shedding of His blood, He would bring forgiveness for the sins of the world, and in His resurrection and ascension He would unite all Christians with the Father "that they may be one" with God (John 17:11). He manifested His name to the apostles and gave them the words of the Father to speak in His name. The apostolic witness of His cross and resurrection (Acts 1:21–22) gathers disciples together "with one accord" into the one Body of Christ (Acts 1:14). "Devoting themselves to prayer," they wait upon the Lord in "the upper room" (Acts 1:13–14), the place of His Holy Supper. Strengthened by the Gospel, Christians bear the cross of Christ in patience and peace, rejoicing to share in His suffering, in order that they "may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed" (1 Peter 4:13).


 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 











 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



  


 

 

 


 

 


 











 

 









 
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Immanuel Lutheran Church
605 South Walnut Street
Seymour, Indiana 47274
Phone: 812-522-3118