• Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Jess Gottenborg

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Reading
    Joshua 1:9

    Pray
    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see
    the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us
    faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Bless
    Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.
    Thank you to Jess Gottenborg for today’s faith story. Click below to view.
  • Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Laurie and Gary Nix

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Reading
    Matthew 6:1-8

    Pray
    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see
    the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us
    faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Bless
    Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.
    Thank you to Laurie and Gary Nix for today’s faith story. Click below to view.
  • Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Anonymous (Wednesday Morning Matins for August 5, 2020)

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Reading
    Matthew 6:1-8

    Pray
    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see
    the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us
    faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Bless
    Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.
    Thank you to Anonymous for today’s faith story. Click below to view.
  • Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Anne Schmieg (Wednesday Morning Matins for July 29, 2020)

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Reading
    John 15:12

    Pray
    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see
    the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us
    faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Bless
    Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.
    Thank you to Anne Schmieg for today’s faith story. Click below to view.
  • Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Mary Cannon (Wednesday Morning Matins for July 22, 2020)

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Reading

    Romans 1:11-12

    Pray
    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see
    the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us
    faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Bless
    Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.
    Thank you to Mary Cannon for today’s faith story. Click below to view.
  • Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Wayne Schmieg (Wednesday Morning Matins for July 15, 2020)

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Reading

    Hebrews 11:1

    Pray
    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see
    the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us
    faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Bless
    Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.
    Thank you to Wayne Schmieg for today’s faith story. Click below to view.
  • Faith Stories,  Matins,  Uncategorized

    Faith Story – Lesley Farnham (Wednesday Morning Matins for July 1, 2020)

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Reading

    Romans 15:13

    Pray
    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see
    the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us
    faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Bless
    Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.
    Thank you to Lesley Farnham for today’s faith story. Click below to view.
  • Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Melvin Sujeeth (Wednesday Morning Matins for June 24, 2020)

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Reading

    Luke 10:25-37

    Pray

    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Bless Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.

    Thank you to Melvin Sujeeth for today’s Faith Story.

  • Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Kari Hargreaves (Wednesday Morning Matins for June 17, 2020)

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Readings

    Matthew 22:39

    Pray

    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Bless Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.

    Thank you to Kari Hargreaves for today’s Faith Story.

  • Faith Stories,  Matins

    Faith Story – Niyana Franklin-Hayes (Wednesday Morning Matins for June 10, 2020)

    As we take time to observe social distancing, we at Woodlake Lutheran invite you into a time of Morning Prayer. The following practice may be done individually, or with one or two in your household leading the whole family in a time of prayer.

    Begin with centering yourself in a quiet space. Take three slow breaths. After this, speak these words: Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, O God, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Praise to the blest and holy Trinity, one God, who gives us life, salvation, and resurrection.

    Morning Psalmody

    Readings

    Acts 2:1-13

    Matthew 7:24

    Pray

    O God, you have called your servants to ventures of which we cannot see the ending, by paths as yet untrodden, through perils unknown. Give us faith to go out with good courage, not knowing where we go, but only that your hand is leading us and your love supporting us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Bless Almighty God bless us, and direct our days and our deeds in peace. Amen.

    Thank you to Niyana Franklin-Hayes for today’s Faith Story.