Welcome to Benediction Lutheran Church!

 

 

Benediction Lutheran Church
8475 W. Fond du Lac Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
(414) 463-9158

A Fellowship of Christians, Grounded in the Scriptures
and Centered on the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Pastor: [email protected]
Office: [email protected]


Ash Wednesday, Lenten, and Holy Week Services

Christ, Our Passover Lamb

“For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed.” 1 Corinthians 5:7

 

When Israel was in bondage in Egypt, God saved them through the Passover lambs. Those lambs shed their blood so that God’s people would be freed from their bondage. We were also in bondage to sin, death, and all the power of the devil. But Paul writes that Christ our Passover Lamb has been sacrificed. He frees us from our bondage. Many of the parts of the Jewish Passover meal foreshadow Christ and the salvation that He would bring. This Lenten season our theme is "Christ, our Passover Lamb." It will be a reflection of the different parts of the Passover meal. One of the highlights of the season will be a Seder Supper on Saturday April 13 at 5:30 pm. We did this several years ago, but we do have many new members since that time. Others of us have probably forgotten. Please join us every week for our Lenten services and suppers. Note that the midweek services will be on Wednesdays rather than Thursdays during lent.

Each week the supper is at 5:30, and worship is at 7:00 pm

Ash Wednesday March 6 –  The Blood Markings with Holy Communion

Supper: Fried Chicken (volunteers)

Wednesday March 13 – The Washing of Hands with Holy Communion
Supper: Soups (Youth Group)

Wednesday March 20 – Bitter Herbs
Supper:  Chili (Elders)

Wednesday March 27 – Unleavened Bread  with Holy Communion
Supper:  Casseroles (The Choirs)

Wednesday April 3 – Charoseth Sauce With Holy Communion
Supper: Baked potato bar (Trustees)

Wednesday April 10 – The Cups of Wine
Supper: Sloppy joes (Sunday School)

Maundy Thursday April 18 – The Covenant Meal with Holy Communion

Good Friday April 19 – Behold the Lamb

Easter Sunday April 21 – The Feast of Victory
English Worship at 7:00 and 9:00. Easter Breakfast at 8:00
Hmong Worship at 1:30, French African Worship at 3:00

Join us for our Seder Supper on Saturday April 13 at 5:30 pm. We will eat all of the parts of the Passover meal and see how they point to Christ, our Passover Lamb. There will soon be registration forms at the church or call the church office at 414-463-9158 to register.

Check out Pastor Hougard's sermons for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation on the Pastor's tab,

Reformation 500 Themes

Aug 27, 2017 The Reformation Comes to Denmark
Sept 3, 2017 The Freedom of the Christian
Sept 10, 2017 Adiaphora - Matter on which the Bible Is Silent
Sept 17, 2017 the Two Kingdoms - Church and State
Sept 24, 2017 Vocation - The Priesthood of All Believers
Oct 1, 2017 Repentance - The Heartbeat of the Christian
Oct 8, 2017 God's Gift of Marriage
Oct 15, 2017 Anfechtung - Tribulation
Oct 22, 2017 The Power of God's Word
Oct 29, 2017 The Centrality of the Gospel

 
 
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Weekly Worship Schedule

Every Sunday:

9 am Worship

10:00 am Coffee Hour
10:15 Sunday School
10:30 Bible Classes

11:30 am Hmong Worship

3 pm French African Worship

Thursday:
7 pm Midweek Worship

Generally 3rd Sunday of Month
1:30 German Worship


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