Immanuel Lutheran - Seymour, IN • 605 South Walnut Street, Seymour, Indiana 47274 • 812-522-3118
CHURCHPrayer of the day:
Almighty and everlasting God, mercifully look upon our infirmities and stretch forth the hand of Your majesty to heal and defend us; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You 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 THIRD SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY
(21 January 2018)

   Jonah 3:1–5, 10
1 Corinthians 7:29–31 (32–35)
Mark 1:14–20

The Lord Calls Us to Himself by the Preaching of Repentance in His Name

When "the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time," sending him to preach judgment against the great city of Nineveh, "Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord" (Jonah 3:1, 3). By this preaching, the people were brought to repentance. Because they "believed God," as He spoke to them through His prophet, "they turned from their evil way" and were spared "the disaster that he had said he would do to them" (Jonah 3:5, 10). St. Paul also warns that "the appointed time has grown very short" (1 Cor. 7:29). Therefore, while we live in this world and deal with it, we are not to cling to it, nor put our trust in it, for "the present form of this world is passing away" (1 Cor. 7:31). Rather, give "your undivided devotion to the Lord" (1 Cor. 7:35). When our Lord Jesus Christ comes and is proclaimed in the Gospel, "the time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand" (Mark 1:14–15). Therefore, He still calls men and sends them to become "fishers of men" with the net of that Gospel (Mark 1:17).


 






 

 




 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 



 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 











 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



  


 

 

 


 

 


 











 

 









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