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Peace Lutheran Church

We welcome you in the name of the Lord Jesus. We are honored with your presence.  If you do not have a church home, you are invited to join us regularly. Please introduce yourself to Pastor Jeremy Lucke or one of the Ushers as you leave today and sign the guest book in the entryway. We continue to observe the guidelines for health safety. If you have any questions, please see an usher.  Everyone is welcome.

The ringing of the bell and the lighting of the Christ candle mark the beginning of our service and a time for quiet meditation, prayer and inward reflection as we begin our worship.

Children are welcome at our worship services. If you prefer, Peace Lutheran has a playroom equipped for children three years old and younger. The room is unstaffed and can be accessed in the fellowship hall where the service is also being live streamed for your convenience and enjoyment.

Holy Communion is celebrated every first and third Sunday and will follow the order of service in the bulletin. If you are a baptized Christian and share our faith in Jesus as Savior and have been instructed in the meaning and use of the Lord’s Supper, you are invited to partake. We have pre-wrapped communion wine or juice and wafers. We also have gluten-free wafers available. If you desire a gluten-free wafer, ask the server. May the body and blood of Jesus, present in the bread and wine, be a blessing to you.  There are times during the service when you will be asked to stand if you are able. Please feel free to remain seated if standing is difficult.

Serving You

Pastor                                            Pastor Jeremy Lucke

Music Director                                Colleen Schulze

Choir Director                                Diane Crocker

Supt. Of Sunday School                 Brandy Stokes & Karyn Stanley

Admin Assistant                             Daniel Dusek

Parish Nurse                                   Kathy Durling

Webmaster                                     Jim Holroyd

Audio-Visual     Johnathon Holroyd, George Abele, Nicholas Abele, Merv Munster, Haley Bentsen, Caleb Santora, Joyce Long, Aaron Bentsen, Oscar Gutbrod, Reese Grube, Rick Durling, Jim Holroyd

Today, May 8, 2022

Musician                                         Peggy Malcom

Ushers                                            Jan Lane

Flowers                                          Dan Dusek


AS WE GATHER…………..This Sunday in the Church Year is often called “Good Shepherd Sunday.”  Jesus is our Good Shepherd because He lays down His life for us.  We are His sheep because we hear His voice, and by the power of the Spirit, we recognize His voice and rejoice in Him.  He knows us, and we know Him.  That is our comfort and our hope.  As we find peace in the words of Psalm 23, so do we find hope in its fulfillment in Christ.  He shows us the Father, He gives us eternal life, and He keeps us safe in the face of all our enemies. 




Pastor:  In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. 

People:  Amen. 


People:    Great Shepherd of the sheep, You search us out when we are lost.  You pick us up when we are hurt, and You bring us to safe pasture.  As we gather for worship this day, help us to clearly see and hear of Your love for us so that we can leave with confidence knowing that, with You as our Shepherd, we have nothing to fear.  In Jesus’ name.  Amen.  


Pastor:      We confess our sins to God and one another: 

People:    Gracious Lord God, we confess our sins to You, the sins in our thoughts, words and actions.  We confess that we do not always appreciate Your Fatherly love and the love You give to families through mothers and fathers.  Help parents to show your love and so bring up their children in a loving Christian atmosphere.  Amen. 

~~~~~ Silence for Reflection ~~~~~


Pastor:      God is gracious and is more ready to forgive us than we are to receive it thankfully and humbly.  As a fellow child of God I declare the forgiveness of all our sins, in the name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit. 

People:    Amen. 

SONG OF GUIDANCE          “The Lord’s My Shepherd”  

Text: Psalter, Edinburgh , 1650; Tune: J.L. Macbeth Bain, C. 1840-1925, adapt.

The Lord’s my shepherd; I’ll not want.

He makes me down to lie

In pastures green: he leadeth me

The quiet waters by.

He leadeth me, he leadeth me

The quiet waters by.


My soul he doth restore again,

And me to walk doth make

Within the paths of righteousness,

E’en for his own name’s sake;

Within the paths of righteousness,

E’en  for his own name’s sake.


Ye, though I walk in death’s dark vale,

Yet will I fear no ill;

For thou art with me, and thy rod

And staff me comfort still;

For thou art with me, and thy rod

And staff me comfort still.


My table thou hast furnished

In presence of my foes;

My head thou dost with oil anoint,

And my cup over flows,

My head thou dost with oil anoint,

And my cup over flows.


Goodness and mercy all my life

Shall surely follow me,

And in God’s house forevermore

My dwelling-place shall be.


Parents à Dan & Kathy Stedman

Sponsors à Chris & Kristen Stedman


Pastor:  The Lord be with You!

People:  And also with you!

Pastor:      Let us pray.  Blessed Good Shepherd, You speak, and we recognize Your voice.  You call us through Your voice and we follow You.  You give us eternal life, and we shall never perish.  

People:    Keep us safe in the palm of Your hand, and comfort our hearts from all our fears so that we belong to You forever. 

Pastor:       For You live and reign with the Father and the Spirit, one God, now and forevermore.  

People:    Amen.  

Scripture Lessons

Epistle:                  Revelation 7:9-17  

The Lamb will be their Shepherd

After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands,

10 and crying out with a loud voice, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!” 11 And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

12 saying, “Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen.” 13 Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, “Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?”

14 I said to him, “Sir, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

 15  “Therefore they are before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple; and he who sits on the throne will shelter them with his presence.  16  They shall hunger no more, neither thirst anymore; the sun shall not strike them, nor any scorching heat.

 17  For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water,   and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”

Reader:  This is the word of the Lord. 

People:  Thanks be to God.        

GOSPEL:           John 10:22-30

No one can snatch the sheep out of the Shepherd’s hand

22 At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter,

23 and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the colonnade of Solomon.

24 So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly.”

25 Jesus answered them, “I told you, and you do not believe. The works that I do in my Father’s name bear witness about me,

26 but you do not believe because you are not among my sheep. 27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.

28 I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand.

29 My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father’s hand.

30 I and the Father are one.”

Pastor:  This is the Gospel of the Lord. 

People:  Praise to You, O Christ. 

SERMON HYMN           “He Leadeth Me, O Blessed Thought”

Text: Joseph H. Gilmore, 1834-1918, alt. Tune: William B Bradbury, 1816-1868; ©1978 Published by Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis & Board of Publication, Lutheran Church in America, Philadelphia.

He leadeth me, O blessed thought!

O words with heav’nly comfort fraught!

Whate’er I do, where-e’er I be,

Still God’s hand that lead-eth me.


Chorus:  He leadeth me, He leadeth me,

By His own hand He leadeth me;

His faithful follower I would be,

For by His hand He leadeth me.


Lord, I would clasp Thy hand in mine,

Nor ever murmur nor repine;

Content whatever lot I see,

Since ‘tis my God that leadeth me.


And when my task on earth is done,

When by Thy grace the vict’ry’s won,

E’en death’s cold wave I will not flee,

Still God through Jordan leadeth me.



“The Good Shepherd”

 Pastor Jeremy Lucke

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


We offer our thanksgiving for what God has first given us—ourselves, our time, our possessions.



PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH  (based on Psalm 23)

Pastor:  Let us pray to God Almighty for people everywhere in their various needs, for the Church around the world, for all who are near and dear to us, and for ourselves.

Reader:  The Lord is my shepherd;

People:  I shall not want. 

Pastor:      We pray, O Lord, that wherever people are calling out to You, wanting for food, clothing, or shelter, that You will awaken in us and in government and social agencies care and compassion.  Thus may the blessings You have showered on this planet be shared with them, bringing You all the praise.  Lord, in Your mercy,

People:    hear our prayer. 

Reader:     He makes me lie down in green pastures. 

People:    He leads me beside still waters.  He restores my soul. 

Pastor:      Sovereign God, we pray for all people who are suffering under the ravages of war between nations, civil unrest and revolution, and terror from extremists of all stripes.  Raise up leaders who will work for peace and justice and will seek ways of reconciliation.  Move government leaders to look in empathy on all who are denied basic human rights; lead them to make decisions to restore calm and human dignity for all.  Lord, in Your mercy,

People:    hear our prayer. 

Reader:     He leads me in paths of righteousness

People:    for His name’s sake. 

Pastor:      O Holy Spirit, we pray for the Church here and around the world.  Grant opportunity for clergy and lay leaders to share the good news, strengthening those who trust in Jesus and leading many to their Savior.  Lord, in Your mercy, 

People:    hear our prayer. 

Reader:     Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, 

People:    for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. 

Pastor:      Lord Jesus, hear us as we pray for those we know who are calling out to You for healing of body or mind, who face this day with sudden crises, are enduring long term illness, or are looking through tears of sorrow, (including…).  Grant them days of health, relief, and comfort as You accompany them on their journey.  Lord, in Your mercy, 

People:    hear our prayer. 

Reader:     You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; 

People:    You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. 

Reader:     Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life,

People:    and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever. 

Pastor:      These and any other things You would have us ask of You, heavenly Father, grant to us for the sake of Jesus, Your Son, our Lord, in whose name we pray. 

People:    Amen. 



CLOSING SONG:      “Let All Things Now Living”

Katherine Kennicott Davis; 1939. Renewed 1966 E.C. Schirmer Music Company (Admin. by ECS Publishing Corporation)

Let all things now living

A song of thanksgiving

To God the Creator triumphantly raise

Who fashioned and made us

Protected and stayed us

Who still guides us on to the end of our days


God’s banners are o’er us

His light goes before us

A pillar of fire shining forth in the night

Till shadows have vanished

And darkness is banished

As forward we travel from light into light


His law He enforces

The stars in their courses

And sun in its orbit obediently shine

The hills and the mountains

The rivers and fountains

The deeps of the ocean proclaim Him divine


We too should be voicing

Our love and rejoicing

With glad adoration a song let us raise

Till all things now living

Unite in thanksgiving

To God in the highest Hosanna and praise


Pastor:  Go in Peace. Serve the Lord!

People:  Thanks be to God!



Ladies Guild luncheon.  Mark your calendars for the Ladies Guild Luncheon to be held in the Fellowship Hall on Saturday May 14. Invitations are in the Narthex. Tickets will be $15 and will be available for sale starting April 3 through May 1st. Seating is limited so get your tickets early from Maggie Baker.

Camp Lutherwood Cleanup. Camp Lutherwood is fully back in operation this year. To prepare, they are seeking help cleaning up the grounds on June 4. If you would like to help and see the Camp Lutherwood grounds, this is a great opportunity.

Marilynn Rehley 85th Birthday Celebration.   Come and celebrate Marilynn Rehley’s 85 birthday, Sunday May 15 at Zion Lutheran Church Gym, Corvallis, Oregon, immediately following the 11am service. Luncheon and cake to be provided. No gifts please

Lucke Open House next Sunday. All are welcome to the Lucke’s open house on Sunday, May 15 from 2pm – 4pm. We are celebrating our new home and Pastor’s 44th birthday. Cake and ice cream will be provided. Our address is 6206 SW Grand Oaks Drive, Corvallis. No gifts please.