Sunday, November 13, 2016

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
Chief Elder Festival
Watchword for the Week — Brothers and sisters, do not be weary in doing what is right. 2 Thessalonians 3:13
Sunday, November 13 — Malachi 4:1–2a; Psalm 98
2 Thessalonians 3:6–13; Luke 21:5–19
Chief Elder Festival† — Ezekiel 34:11–16,23–24; Psalm 8
Hebrews 4:14–16; John 10:1–10
The Lord said, “I will defend this city to save it, for my own sake.” 2 Kings 19:34
God’s firm foundation stands, bearing this inscription: “The Lord knows those who are his.” 2 Timothy 2:19
Dearest Chief Elder, all praise, honor, and glory are yours. Lord, you are our master as well as our friend. Thank you for guiding us through all that has been and all that is yet to come. In your name we pray. Amen.
† On November 13, 1741, announcement was made to the congregations of the Brethren’s Church of the Chief Eldership of Jesus Christ.