Dear members of Holy Trinity & St. James,
A Blessed Easter to you! Hallelujah; Christ is risen! He is risen indeed; hallelujah!
“Come, let us sing unto the Lord” and “worship His Name!” (Psalm 95; Psalm 34:3)
THREE WAYS TO WORSHIP THE LORD THIS COMING SUNDAY:
1) THE DRIVE IN/PARK/OVER-THE-RADIO (95.3 FM) WORSHIP SERVICE will continue at FEDOR AT 8:30 AM on MAY 24TH - THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD/7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER. (This service would be more appopriate for members of both congregations whose age/health might make them more vulnerable to possible infection.)
2) DIVINE WORSHIP AT ST. JAMES will be IN-SANCTUARY at 10:30 AM on the 24TH. Please note: Doors will remain open for members at St. James to enter/exit hands-free; hand sanitizer will be provided; the offering will be collected at the entrance; indvividuals and families are kindly asked to sit six or more feet apart from the next individual or family; anyone may wear a face mask if he or she desires. The service will be a non-Communion one.
3) ONLINE SERVICE - AN AUDIO/WRITTEN FORMAT (see AT-HOME WORSHIP above) and a printed WORSHIP SERVICE will be made available at BOTH Churches.
As we are dependent on the gracious tithing and loving support of our members, we ask that you continue to remember your Church in your caring, Christian giving. Members of both congregations are invited and encouraged to give an offering at in one of the following 3 ways: 1) mail to: St. James Lutheran Church, PO Box 247, Lexington, TX, 78947, 2) Drop off offering in the open window closest to the double wooden doors under the awning at St. James - this is secured, 3) wait to tithe again when this is all over.
As we pray in good times and in bad, "Lord, have mercy upon us!" Easter blessings to you and your loved ones in the risen Christ! God bless you with good health and safe-keeping
. ~ Pastor Meyer
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God's Word and Luther's doctrine pure shall to eternity endure!
A blessed Resurrection of our Lord and Easter to you in the Name of our Risen Savior, Jesus Christ, Who rose to life again from death and the grave on the third day, according to the Scriptures, "breaking the kingdom of death." (From the hymn "Hail Thee Festival Day")
You are always welcome to come and worship the Lord with us. We are a dual-parish of the one holy Christian and apostolic Church, and we are affiliated with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. We joyfully exist by God’s grace to meet the spiritual needs of our members, our guests and all who would now or in the future be in need of a Church home and family. We are here to proclaim the saving Name of God the Holy Trinity – God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit.
We welcome you in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ to our website, and we would love to welcome you as well to join us in Divine Worship on Sundays and other holy days and seasons in the year. Yes, please do receive with us the gifts of God’s forgiveness, life and salvation in Word and Sacrament in His Church. Come and hear how God the Father sent His only-begotten Son, Jesus Christ, to be the “atoning sacrifice” for our sins. (1 John 4:10) That is, how our Savior Jesus was slain and died a holy, blameless death in order to save us from our sins. (See 1 John 4:14) And, how He rose again triumphantly on the third day in order to defeat the power of death and the devil for us so that we will one day, too, rise eternally with Him.
We accept and heartily acknowledge all the canonical books of the Old and New Testaments as the divinely inspired (God-breathed) and inerrant (without error) Word of God, and the only source, rule and norm of Christian doctrine and practice.
We also hold fast to and confess the symbolic (identifying badge of our faith) books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church (The Book of Concord or Lutheran Confessions), which are the correct and faithful exposition of the Holy Word of God.
So yes, by all means, come join with us in the liturgical and theologically rich heritage that God in His grace has blessed us with. “The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you!" (1 Thessalonians 5:28)