Palm Sunday Service, 4/5/20
The Lord remains sovereign
In light of the constantly changing information and precautions, please stay updated on best-practices from the US Government and the State of Indiana.
Indiana is currently under a stay-at-home order. Public worship services are suspended, both Wednesday and Sunday until April 30. Instead, we will make services available for viewing here on our website.
HOLY WEEK SERVICES (bulletins will be available later this week to download)
Maundy Thursday will be recorded
Good Friday will be recorded
Easter Sunday will be live streamed beginning at 8 am, with that recording also being available to watch later. While we will be live streaming, the building is NOT open to the congregation.
The Church Office will be open on a limited basis Monday-Thursday 8 am - 1 pm. Hymnals available on-loan inside church office doors.
School Office open by appointment; pick-up of current schoolwork packet this week is Mon., April 6, inside school doors.
If you are in need of pastoral care, please check your latest email or church directory for Pastors’ cell numbers. For the latest school update from Principal Mertens, please see Parents' page.
Please keep those who are ill, those caring for them, those seeking a cure, and the whole affected nation and world in prayer. God bless you!
Daily message from Pastor Speckhard
April 7, 2020
So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom. Ps. 90:12
Even in a normal year, Holy Week tends to be a time of increased reflection on death, for the obvious reason that the events of the week center on the crucifixion of Christ. In this pandemic year, we’re reminded of death even more. Every little thing we do...(continue reading)
April 6, 2020
The blood shall be a sign for you, on the houses where you are. And when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you, when I strike the land of Egypt. Ex. 12:13
As we enter Holy Week it is good to go back and read the account of the first Passover, when God announced He would kill of the firstborn son of every household in Egypt, except those households that sacrificed....(continue reading)
The Latest from Miss Mertens:
April 3, 2020
Dear STPL Parents,
In the announcing that all schools throughout Indiana will be closed to on-site student instruction for the remainder of the academic year, the Governor put to rest the question, "When will we go back to school?" We all saw it coming, but that does not mean...(continue reading)
In preparation for this week's services you can download a bulletin that includes responses, readings, and hymns.
Helpful Video & Audio Resources
A recorded Worship Anew program is available through the LCMS. It can be viewed online anytime at worshipanew.org, or on Direct TV channel 377 on Sunday morning at 10:30 am, or Comcast channel 8 - WPWR (the CW) on Sunday at 5 am & 8 am. Worship Anew is a 30 minute worship service with various LCMS pastors and choirs.
Concordia Publishing House free resources at CPH.org
Home Touch devotions and activities -free resources
Portals of Prayer free version
KFUO Radio at KFUO.org
Issues Etc. at Issuesetc.org
The Word of the Lord Endures various podcasts to watch at thewordendures.org
Facebook: like our page at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Munster
YouTube: to see past sermons subscribe to St. Paul's Lutheran Church Munster Indiana or see our Sermons page
Saturday and Sunday recording
Regular Worship Times
after April 30
Saturday ... 5:30 pm
Sunday ... 8:00 and 10:45 am
Summer Worship Times
approximately Memorial Day to Labor Day
Saturday ... 5:30 pm
Sunday ... 8:00 and 9:30 am*
Adult & Youth Bible Classes & Sunday School recessed for summer
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