Sermon Audio for Epiphany 4B

Pure Blood
Exodus 12:1–7, 12:12–13; Psalm 78:37–54; Hebrews 9:11–15; John 6:53–58
Pastor Mark Ryman
Grace Lutheran Church – Advance, NC

Teaching with Authority – Mark 1:21-28
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – Troutman, NC

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Sermon Audio for Epiphany 3B

Called to follow Jesus – Mark 1:14-20
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – Troutman, NC

The Lion of Judah – Genesis 49:8–12
Pastor Mark Ryman
Grace Lutheran Church – Advance, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Epiphany 2B

Transforming to follow Jesus – 1 Samuel 3:1-10, John 1:43-51
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – Troutman, NC

The Providence of a Lamb
Genesis 22:1–8; Psalm 105:1–6; Psalm 105:42–45; Revelation 5:11–14; John 1:29–34
Pastor Mark Ryman
Grace Lutheran Church – Advance, NC

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Sermon Audio/Video for Epiphany/Baptism of Our Lord

It’s All Good
Genesis 1:26–31; Psalm 8:1–9; Ephesians 5:22–33; Mark 10:2–9
Pastor Mark Ryman
Grace Lutheran Church – Advance, NC

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Department of Lutheran Studies Newsletter

Please follow the link below to download the latest newsletter from the Department of Lutheran Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

Newsletter Jan 2018

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Sermon Audio/Video for Christmas 1B

The Naming – Isaiah 61:10–62:3
Pastor Mark Ryman
Grace Lutheran Church – Advance, NC

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2018 Winter Youth Retreat

We are excited to invite the youth of the Carolinas Mission District grades 6 and up to our 2018 Winter Retreat at Holy Trinity in Little Mountain, SC. It will be Feb. 16-18 and the theme is “Living Among the Walking Dead” (yes, a play on the popular TV show). Many exciting learning opportunities and fun activities are in the works, including an outing to a trampoline park and ice skating! The cost of $50 includes this outing! Please follow the links below of more information and registration forms. All group registrations must be completed and returned by January 28th.

For further information or answers to questions, please contact Melanie Corn.

Winter Retreat 2018 Flyer

Youth Information Forms

Youth Group Registration

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Sermon Audio/Video for Advent 4B

Called to Greatness – Luke 1:26-38
Pastor Dieter Punt
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – Troutman, NC

The Unveiling – Romans 16:25–27
Pastor Mark Ryman
Grace Lutheran Church – Advance, NC

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Christmas Eve Worship with the NALC Carolinas Mission District

Please scroll through to find the Christmas Eve worship times and locations for various congregations within the NALC Carolinas Mission District.

South Carolina

Immanuel Lutheran Church – 140 Poinsett Drive, Sumter, SC
The Fourth Sunday of Advent – 9:00 a.m.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – 7:30 p.m.

St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church – Chapin, SC
The Fourth Sunday of Advent – 10:30 a.m.
Nativity of our Lord Candlelight Service with Holy Communion – 4:30 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – 531 Church Street, Little Mountain, SC
Christmas Eve Cantata “The First Noel” with Holy Communion – 10:30am
Candlelight Service with Holy Communion including a special message for the children – 5:00 p.m.

Advent Lutheran Church – 3347 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC
The Fourth Sunday of Advent – 11:00 a.m.
Carols on the porch – 6:15 p.m.
Candlelight service of Holy Communion – 7:00 p.m.

St Peter’s Lutheran – 900 Dreher Island Road, Chapin, SC:
Blended Worship with Holy Communion – 11:00 a.m.
Traditional Candlelight Holy Communion Service – 6:00 p.m.

New Hope Lutheran Church – Ballentine Community Center, 1009 Bickley Road, Ballentine, SC
Fourth Sunday of Advent with Holy Communion – 9:00 a.m.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service of Holy Communion – 4:30 p.m.

Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church – 1130 St. Peter’s Road, Lexington, SC
Service of Advent Lessons and Carols with Holy Communion – 10:00 a.m.
Traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve services with Holy Communion – 5:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

St Timothy Lutheran Church – 200 S. Goose Creek Blvd, Goose Creek, SC
Christmas Eve Celebration for Families – 5:00 p.m.
Contemporary Worship with Candlelight and Communion – 8:00 p.m.
Traditional Worship with Candlelight and Communion – 11:00 p.m.

North Carolina

Grace Lutheran Church – 108 E Kinderton Way, Advance, NC 27006 (Hayworth-Miller Chapel)
The Fourth Sunday of Advent – 8:30 a.m.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Nazareth Lutheran Church – 460 Bethania-Rural Hall Rd, Rural Hall, NC. – 7:00 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – 225 Morgan St. Troutman, NC
The Fourth Sunday of Advent – 8:45 & 11:00 a.m.
Christmas Eve Services – 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

St. John’s Lutheran Church – 740 N. Center Street, Statesville, NC
Christmas Prelude music – 8:30 p.m.
Candlelight service with Holy Communion – 9:00 p.m.

Reformation Lutheran Church – 4143 M. L. King Jr. Blvd. New Bern, NC
Christmas Eve Service with Holy Communion – 7:00 P.M.

St. Martin’s Lutheran Church – 214 W. Main Street, Maiden, NC
Fourth Sunday of Advent Cantata led by the St. Martin’s Choir – 10:30 a.m.
Candlelight Service of Holy Communion – 10:30 p.m.

Union Lutheran Church – 4770 Bringle Ferry Rd. Salisbury, NC
Fourth Sunday of Advent – 10:30 a.m.
Candlelight Service with Holy Communion – 6:00 p.m.

Christiana Lutheran Church – 6190 US Highway 52, Salisbury, NC
Choir presents the Cantata: “Come Messiah King” – 10:30 a.m.
Christmas Eve – Special Music: Piano/Organ/Vocal/Handbells – 7:00 p.m.
Candlelight service with Holy Communion – 7:30 p.m.

Advent Lutheran Church – 230 Oak Grove Road, Kings Mountain NC
The Fourth Sunday of Advent – 9:50 a.m.
Christmas Eve Worship Service – 7:00 p.m.

Concordia Lutheran Church – 185 Concordia Church Road, China Grove NC
Christmas Eve Worship 11:00 a.m. and 7:00. pm.

Bethel Lutheran Church – 509 Long Shoals Road, Lincolnton, NC
Fourth Sunday of Advent – 10:00 a.m.
Christmas Eve Candlelight worship – 8:00 p.m.

Faith Lutheran Church – 205 South Main Street, Faith, NC
Fourth Sunday of Advent with Holy Communion – 10:30 a.m.
Candlelight Service with Holy Communion – 5:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

St. John’s Lutheran Church – 505 South Park Street, Asheboro, NC
Christmas Eve Holy Communion and Candlelight Service – 7:00 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church – 805 South York Street, Gastonia, NC
Advent Worship, Blended style with Holy Communion – 10:00 a.m.
Family-friendly Lessons and Carols, candlelight at the manger – 5:30 p.m.
Candlelight Communion, with Pipe Organ and Brass – 10:30 p.m.

Nazareth Lutheran Church – 460 Bethania-Rural Hall Rd, Rural Hall, NC
Fourth Sunday of Advent – 11:00 a.m.
Christmas Eve services – 7:00 p.m.

Antioch Lutheran Church – 330 Old 277 Loop Road, Dallas, NC
Fourth Sunday of Advent Worship- 11:00 a.m.
Christmas Eve Communion with a Candlelight – 9:00 p.m.

Christ United Lutheran Church – 4681 Grace Chapel Rd, Granite Falls, NC
Children’s Program – 10:30 a.m.
Cantata and Candlelight Service – 10:30 p.m.

Cross of Christ Lutheran Church – 4500 Rimer Road, Concord, NC
Traditional Christmas Eve worship with Holy Communion – 11:00 a.m.
Candlelight Service of Lessons & Carols with Holy Communion – 9:00 p.m.

Mt Calvary Lutheran Church – 3180 W. Main Street, Claremont, NC
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with Holy Communion – 8:00 p.m.

Shiloh Lutheran Church – 1011 Shiloh Church Road, Hickory, NC
Christmas Eve Candlelight with Holy Communion – 4:00pm and 11:00pm.

Trinity Lutheran Church – 108 E. King St. East Flat Rock, NC
Candlelight Nativity Worship with Holy Communion – 6:30 p.m.

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Sermon Audio/Video for Advent 3B

The Pastor’s New Clothes – Isaiah 61:1–4; 8–11
Pastor Mark Ryman
Grace Lutheran Church, Advance, NC

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