Immanuel Lutheran - Seymour, IN • 605 South Walnut Street, Seymour, Indiana 47274 • 812-522-3118
CHURCHPrayer of the day:
Father in heaven, I lift up to You the prayers on my heart this day, knowing that You will hear me and will answer me according to Your will. I thank you that I can cling to that hope every day. For Jesus' sake. 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 SIXTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
(24 SEPTEMBER 2017)

  Isaiah 55:6–9
Philippians 1:12–14, 19–30
Matthew 20:1–16

Disciples Live in Their Vocations by Grace through Faith in Christ


Those who are sent as "laborers for his vineyard" (Matt. 20:1) depict the wide diversity of vocations to which the disciples of Christ Jesus are called. Whatever our particular stations in life may be, we are called to live and serve by faith in His promises. Our labors do not merit anything before Him, for He is already generous to one and all without partiality. In mercy, He has chosen to bear "the burden of the day and the scorching heat" on our behalf, to make us equal to Himself and to give us what belongs to Him, that is, the kingdom of heaven (Matt. 20:12–15). This way of the Lord is foolishness to the world and foreign to our thoughts, but He draws near, so that "he may be found" (Is. 55:6), "have compassion" and "abundantly pardon" (Is. 55:7). So it is that we are found in Christ Jesus, and He is honored in our bodies, "whether by life or by death" (Phil. 1:20), by "fruitful labor" (Phil. 1:22) or by suffering. It is by faith in His forgiveness that our works are "worthy of the gospel" (Phil. 1:27).

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 



 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 











 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



  


 

 

 


 

 


 











 

 









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