Resurrection Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod
"A Caring Christian Church Experiencing the Love of Jesus"
Pastor Patrick O'Neal
Franklin, N.C.




Missouri Synod


A Caring Christian Church Experiencing and Sharing the Love of Jesus


Pastor Patrick O'Neal

38 Wayah Street

PO Box 2215, Franklin, NC 28744

Phone/Fax: 828-524-5996

Office Hours: Tuesday –Thursday 9:00am – 1:00pm

Closed Monday and Friday 


Great Beginnings Lutheran Preschool: 828-369-2411

The Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

November 18th, 2018 / 10:30 AM

Divine Service 3

Prelude Music, Announcements, and Greeting 

A         This is the Day the Lord has made.

C         Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

Entrance Hymn LSB #811                                      “O, That I Had a Thousand Voices”

P          In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit.

C         Amen.

P          Beloved in the Lord! Let us draw near with a true heart and confess our sins unto God our Father, beseeching Him in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to grant us forgiveness. Our help is in the name of the Lord,

C         who made heaven and earth.

P          I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the Lord,

C         and You forgave the iniquity of my sin.

P          O almighty God, merciful Father,

C         I, a poor, miserable sinner, confess unto You all my sins and iniquities with which I have ever offended You and justly deserved Your temporal and eternal punishment. But I am heartily sorry for them and sincerely repent of them, and I pray You of Your boundless mercy and for the sake of the holy, innocent, bitter sufferings and death of Your beloved Son, Jesus Christ, to be gracious and merciful to me, a poor, sinful being.

P          Upon this your confession, I, by virtue of my office, as a called and ordained servant of the Word, announce the grace of God unto all of you, and in the stead and by the command of my Lord Jesus Christ I forgive you all your sins in the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit.

C         Amen.


Kyrie and Gloria in Excelsis

Salutation and Prayer of the Day 

P          The Lord be with you.

C         And also with you.

P          O Lord, by Your bountiful goodness release us from the bonds of our sins, which by reason of our weakness we have brought upon ourselves,

C         that we may stand firm until the day of our Lord Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. AMEN

Responsive Psalm and Children’s Message                                                          Ps.16

P          I have set the LORD always before me;

C         because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.


P          You make known to me the path of life;

C         in your presence there is fullness of joy at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.


ALL   Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit; as it was in the 

                       beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen.

The Old Testament Reading                                 Daniel 12:1-3

A         This is the Word of the Lord.

C         Thanks be to God.

RLC Choir                                                      “Rejoice and Sing All the Earth” -Divaldi


The Epistle Reading                                              Hebrews 10:15-25

A         This is the Word of the Lord.

C         Thanks be to God.

Alleluia and Verse

Holy Gospel                                                            Mark 13:1-13   

P          The Holy Gospel according to St. Mark, the Thirteenth Chapter.

C         Glory to You, O Lord                                                           . . .after the reading                                                                                                             

P          This is the Gospel of the Lord.

C         Praise to You, O Christ

The Apostles’ Creed

I believe in God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into hell. The third day He rose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand of God the Father Almighty. From thence He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Christian Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.     Christian: the ancient text reads “catholic,” meaning the whole. Church as it confesses the wholeness of Christian doctrine.                                                                                                         

Hymn of The Day LSB #508 v. 1,2,3,7                                                   The Day is Surely Drawing Near”

Sermon: Rev. Patrick O’Neal   

Prayer of the Church, Offering & Offertory

Preface and Sanctus

P          The Lord be with you.

C         And also with you.

P          Lift up your hearts.

C         We lift them to the Lord.

P          Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

C         It is right to give Him thanks and praise.

P          It is truly good, right, and salutary….evermore praising You and saying (singing):

Prayer of Thanksgiving, Lord's Prayer, Words of Institution, and Peace of the Lord

P          The peace of the Lord be with you always.

C         Amen

Agnus Dei

Distribution Hymns (LSB)

#680    Thine the Amen, Thine the Praise       #907    God Himself is Present          

#611    Chief of Sinners Though I Be             #814    O Bless the Lord, My Soul                

Nunc Dimittis

Prayer & Benediction

Processional and Closing Hymn LSB #660                   “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus”

Dismissal & Sending

A         Go in peace, serve the Lord

C         Thanks be to God.    





Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service 

Wednesday November 21 at 4:00PM


Preschool Christmas Program

December 7

Friday at 6:30 PM


Midweek Advent Services

Wednesday 12:00

December 5, 12, 19



TODAY- 18th              9:15 AM Adult Bible Study (Fellowship Hall)

                                    9:30 AM Youth Choir Rehearsal

                                    10:30 AM Worship

MON – 19th                 Noon – December calendar information due

TUES – 20th                10:00 AM Bible Study

WED – 21st                 4:00 PM Thanksgiving Eve Service    


THURS – 22nd            Happy Thanksgiving!

No Quilters, Hayesville Bible Study

   or Choir Practice

SUN – 25th                 9:15 AM Adult Bible Study (Fellowship Hall)

                                    9:30 AM Youth Choir Rehearsal

                                    10:30 AM Worship                             


December church calendar information is due in the church office by Noon on Monday, November 19th. With Thanksgiving on Thursday, printing of bulletins, inserts, and calendars will all be moved up a day.

Time of Thanksgiving Eve Service – Please note the time for the Thanksgiving Eve Service has been changed to 4:00 PM on Wednesday, November 21st.

Fellowship for November 25th – Jackie Conover and Bonnie Hahn

Thank you everyone for the wonderful birthday wishes, prayers, and gifts! ~Pastor Patrick

Dates are open in December to be a blessing to your Resurrection Lutheran Church Family by hosting Fellowship following morning worship. The signup sheet is on the bulletin board in the Fellowship Hall. If you would be willing to furnish a simple treat and clean up afterwards, please place your name in an open date slot. Dates are also posted for 2019.

Help wanted! There is a need for someone to give a few minutes on Thursday mornings with the bread ministry. See Charlotte Childers for details.

Sheets are needed to use in making the LWML mission quilts. They can be new or gently used, and any color or size will work except twin fitted.

The Altar Flowers are given to the glory of God by Tim and Deb Johnson in honor of Tim’s birthday.

Attendance last Sunday (11-11-18): 93

Children’s Sunday School: 7  Adult Sunday School: 14

PRAYER CONCERNS ~ (week of November 18th)

Prayer requests for friends will be listed for your consideration and prayer for one month unless removed or renewed by the person making the request. Please let Anita know of any changes.

Members with Immediate Concerns: Ron Bleier

Members with Continuing Concerns: Paul Lampl, Sue DuBridge, Donna Witty, Les Witty, Barbara Jockers, Fred Pupke, Dave and Jane Huffman, Donna Brooks, Theresa Lehmann, Bea Ezechel, Charmayne Mueller

Service Personnel: Jessie Aiken (Army Military Police-Linda Aiken’s son), AWR3 Ryan Balmer (Navy), and AZ2 Sydney Balmer (Navy), Christopher Davey (Infantry-Aleshia from Grandview Manor), GySgt Adam Halstead, (USMC- Son of Chad & Susan Halstead), Lt. Peter Manzoli (Navy-Grandson of Theresa Lehmann), Daniel Stone (Navy-Grandson of Bea Ezechel), MSgt Steven Turnbach – (Air Force-Nephew of Charlotte Balmer)

Friends: Those impacted by recent hurricanes, Earl Wisener, Chad Halstead-cancer (Susan’s husband), Rev. Vernon Trahms (father of Deb Johnson), Carl Smith, Jr. (Martha Smith’s son), Sandie McKinney (Jeanne Guske’s Sister), Steve Salmonsohn (friend of Barbara Jockers)

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