Immanuel Lutheran - Seymour, IN • 605 South Walnut Street, Seymour, Indiana 47274 • 812-522-3118
CHURCHPrayer of the day:
Dear Jesus, Help me every week to grow stronger in faith. Help me do everything in Your Name. Help Me to praise You every week. In Jesus Name. Amen. -Carter Stein

                            
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     

  Twenty-FOURTH Sunday after Pentecost
(19 NOVEMBER 2017)

 

 Zephaniah 1:7–16
1 Thessalonians 5:1–11
Matthew 25:14–30

God's Gift of Forgiveness Engenders Our Forgiveness of Others

The Day of the Lord is "near and hastening fast," and it will be "a day of distress and anguish, a day of ruin and devastation" (Zeph. 1:14, 15). The Lord will search out and punish "the men who are complacent" concerning His Word, "who fill their master's house with violence and fraud" (Zeph. 1:9, 12). Then all their works and efforts will be for nothing: "Though they build houses, they shall not inhabit them; though they plant vineyards, they shall not drink wine from them" (Zeph. 1:13). But those who fear, love and trust in the Lord are "good and faithful" stewards of His property (Matt. 25:21). They live by faith in His free gift of forgiveness, and they multiply His goods in the loving forgiveness of their neighbor, and "the master of those servants" settles His accounts with them by the gracious reckoning of His Gospel (Matt. 25:19). Likewise, "God has not destined us for wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ" (1 Thess. 5:9). Therefore, let us also "put on the breastplate of faith and love" in our dealings with one another (1 Thess. 5:8).

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 



 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 











 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



  


 

 

 


 

 


 











 

 









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