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21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST afternoon 3:00 pm Worship in English and German, Installation Service of Pastor Annika Klappert + 9:30 am Radio Devotion in German 530 AM

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Last updated on October 18th, 2021

Sunday October 17, 2021 — 21ST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Installation Service for Pastor Annika Klappert (in English and German): lead by Pastor David Tin (Dean of the Central Toronto ministry area, Eastern Synod of the ELCIC) and our Pastor Annika Klappert with special guest Oberkirchenrat Pastor Marcus Garras from Germany (EKD)

Normally we would have invited all church members from near and far, all friends of the congregation, the German Consulate, politicians at all levels and all pastors we know. This time, with the pandemic ongoing, it will be a smaller group of around 50 people. If you would like to express good wishes, please send a letter or e-mail to the church office.

Service Sheet:

P: The Grace of our risen Savior, the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all. A: And also with you.
Introduction of Rev. Marcus Garras, Greetings from EKD
Psalm Reading: Psalm 91:9-16
Ehre sei dem Vater…
Prayer of the Day
Confession and Forgiveness
Kyrie: Allein Gott in der Höh’…

Gospel Reading: Mark 10:35-45
Apostles’ Creed
Hymn: Praise to the Lord ELW 858
Hymn: Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty ELW 533
Address and Questions
Blessing of Pastor Annika Klappert

Prayers of Intercession
The Lord’s Prayer
L: Go in peace. Christ is sending you. A: Thanks be to God.

Presiding: Pastor David Tin (Dean of the Central Toronto ministry area, Eastern Synod of the ELCIC and our Pastor Annika Klappert

Special Guest: Oberkirchenrat Pastor Marcus Garras from Germany (EKD)
Intercessions: Pastor Katharina Moeller (Pastor of St. George’s Lutheran Church) and our Vicar Adam McComb
Organist & Choir Director: Linda Marcinkus
Cantor: Tanya Zielke, Trumpet: Sylvia Kunde
Tech Team: Peter Schweiger, Andy and Alex Boettcher
Church Council on Duty: Peter Kearns, Kai Herrmann and Andrea Dannecker
President Church Council: Iris Schweiger

Radio Devotion (in German): Pastor Annika Klappert

The 9:30 a.m. German radio devotion airs live on multilingual radio station CHLO AM 530 and later archived as a podcast recording on our Radio Devotion webpage.


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