08 November 2008

Ready for the Liturgy...














Prepare our hearts that we may take part in the eternal liturgy sung before Your throne, and grant that in the Sacrament we may join the never-ending feast, until that final day comes. Hear our prayers for the sake of the Lamb, Your beloved Son, Jesus Christ. Amen. -- Treasury of Daily Prayer, 1309

9 comments:

Scott Larkins said...

I'm considering purchasing a large Crucifix for your Sanctuary. Seems a bit too Protestant.

Where's the beef!?!

Rev. Jim Roemke said...

I think your sanctuary is beautiful. A classic Lutheran church and a real beauty. I always loved worshipping there when I was in St. Louis.

William Weedon said...

Um, Scott. It IS a Protestant sanctuary! We're Protestants, indeed, but like Krauth liked to say - we're also catholic, orthodox, and evangelical. That's the joy of being a Lutheran. :)

Thanks, Pr. Roemke, for your kind words. It was always a joy for us when you joined us in worship!

William Weedon said...

P.S. I'd love to have a crucifix on the altar - something some members and I have talked about before.

Paul McCain said...

You won't see a large statue of Christ on an altar in a big box/mega/evangelical/non-denom, that's for sure, nor any Reformed churches either.

Kurt Onken said...

Are those banners or paintings? Is the artist a member of your congregation? They are beautiful. Being an artist myself (although my work nowadays consists of coloring with crayons with my daughter), one of the first things I notice, whether in living room or nave, is what's on the walls.

William Weedon said...

Kurt, thanks for the kind words. They're paintings on canvas. The artist works out of a neighboring town's art studio, but is not a member of our parish. Pax!

Scott Larkins said...

Just joking aroundf Fr. Weedon. I think St.Paul is quite beautiful. Love the altar.

J.G.F. said...

>>You won't see a large statue of Christ on an altar in a big box/mega/evangelical/non-denom, that's for sure, nor any Reformed churches either<<

You won't see an ALTAR there, either :-)