Luther Memorial Lutheran Church

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Blacksburg ELCA Fellowship

The Faith Communities of Luther Memorial, New Mt Zion, St Michael & Shiloh

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In Christian concern we work together to prevent the spread of COVID19, 
the members of four ELCA congregations united in Holy Baptism as the Body of Christ.

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Every Saturday during this time of social distancing,
we will post a digital link to a pre-recorded worship service led by our clergy,
including Scripture readings, prayers, children's message, a sermon and
links to sacred music you can access and listen to at your convenience.   

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Links to recorded weekly Wednesday Lenten worship will post on Thursdays;
additional sacred resources and previous worship services may be found at the bottom of this page.

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We hold you, our communities, our nation and the world in prayer,
trusting in 
the grace of our Risen Lord Jesus Christ. Peace be with you!

March 29, 2020 Worship Service

Click the PDF File to follow the Liturgy & Hymn for March 29th

Click here to view Sunday March 29, 2020 Worship Service

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Click here for the Audio Only Worship File, March 29, 2020 Worship Service
NOTE: You must download the file to play in iTunes, SoundCloud, or another audio file player

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Anthem for 3/29, "God So Loved the World" by John Stainer performed by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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Sacred Music for 3/29 Worship Service
The Presence and Providence of God
"This is My Father's World"  arr. Cindy Berry
"A Mighty Fortress is Our God"  arr. Tedd Smith
"Great is Thy Faithfulness"  arr. Carol McMillen
"If Thou But Trust in God to Guide Thee"   arr. John Leavitt
"His Eye is On the Sparrow"   arr. Bill Wolaver
" He's Got the Whole World in His Hands"  arr. Dorothy Strohman

 

Resources for Families, Children & Teens

See the links below for downloadable documents 

FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

Download the guided discussion titled "3.22.20 LMLC Resource for Young Children"
Roots and Wings, March 22-- ELCA resource for the Fourth Sunday in Lent 
FOR TEENS
Download the guided discussion titled "3.22.20 LMLC Resource for Teens"
OTHER RESOURCES
Morning Watch Devotions from LutheRidge - Morning Devotions for all ages (separate kids video) by ELCA Pastors from LutherRidge 
New River Valley Childcare Resources - Those looking for and providing childcare in the New River Valley can connect on this page

Read at Home BINGO-- Free downloadable printout of creative ways through Bingo reading games to add variety to the way we read

 

 

DO YOU KNOW WHAT TO RECYCLE?

Watch this video to learn about the current items that may be recycled locally. For example, did you know only plastic bottles with a 1 or 2 in the triangle recycling symbol can be recycled? All others 3-7 must go in the trash. Additionally did you know that cat food cans are NOT recyclable. Watch this video for more information
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RECONCILED IN CHRIST

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church (ELCA) is a Reconciling in Christ congregation which means we welcome and support all people regardless of their sexual orientation, gender identity or that of their children, parents, siblings or friends. 

LUTHER MEMORIAL PRAYER REQUESTS 

Please remember the following members in your prayers this week…  

The Wilson & Catley families at the death of James Wilson; the Pettersen family at the death of Erv Pettersen; Sam Akers, Allen & Louise Price, Warren Lee, Tim Graham, Mary K. Smith, Mary Korslund, Sue Fugate, the Grant Family, and Kathy Valencic.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Victims of COVID19 and their families; all healthcare providers and first responders; Patty Perritt; Scott & Connie Pierson; Adriana Zabala; Joe King; Brian King; Michael Spencer and his family; the Bandy and Belay families at the death of Michael Bandy; the Hansbrough family at the death of Mary's father, Robert Catherman; Joyce Weber; Michael Lingerfelt;  Lloyd Price; Allison Dinkel; Cliff ThomasTan Jing-Yuan; Teresa Beyer; Joe Strauss; Earl Price; Kathryn Mitchell and family;  Adam Mainor; Anne Corley; Jeanne Mosier; Lorene Thomas; Joann St. John; Ned and Grant Patterson; Jude Grohs; Joyce Komnick; Jim Howard; Jackie Sease; Grace Benson; Pamela Bishop; Ashton Moore;  Katherine Liveakos; Reverdy Wright, Mara Knott’s father; Gloria Whitehurst; Wesley Roberts; Debbie Catley; Peggy Quarterman; Sheryl; Dana Henry; Patty Spear; Ian Akers; Nancy McNulty; Julie Sargent; John Bianchi; James and Joan Jordan; Ray Spaulding; Nancy Delaney.