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Sunday, Fifth Week of Epiphany February 7, 2021



Prayer Pointers:

For the joy of the wedding feast of the Lamb

For newlyweds


--Detail, Peasant Wedding by Pieter Bruegal


Today’s text: John 2:1-12


JOHN REPORTS THAT the wedding party at Cana was the “first” of the signs that Jesus did which revealed him as the bearer of God’s glory, the Beloved Son, the Lamb that takes away all sin. This initial story from John tells us of the ministry of Jesus in a nutshell: he comes to us in our troubles; he supplies our every need; and from his riches the ordinary, even bland things of daily living become rich, flavorful, full of possibility.


Jesus, come! With new creation,

Heaven brought near in power divine;

Give your unexpected glory,

Changing water into wine.

Rouse the faith of your disciples—

Come our first and greatest Sign!

(Text by Christopher Idle)




May your day be grace-filled ~ Pr. Dave Brooks

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824 N. Buchanan Blvd. 

Durham, NC 27701

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824 North Buchanan Blvd, Durham, NC 27701 | 919-682-6030  | www.gracelutheranchurch.net

Mission Statement: We are called to Welcome Everyone to Walk the Way of GRACE, and walk in that way in our individual lives, in our shared life in our various communities, in our common life with our neighbors, and even to the world at large as God sends us. The Way of Grace is to: GROW with Jesus, REJOICE in God, ANSWER with hope, CARE for the neighbor, and EMBRACE community.

Vision Statement: God has a plan FOR OUR LIVES, and so we teach how to walk in the path of Jesus Christ; FOR OUR NEIGHBORHOODS, and so we work to build healthy and strong communities; FOR OUR CITY, and so we share life with our neighbors in Walltown, Trinity Park, Duke, and the Triangle; and FOR OUR WORLD, and so we go with Good News.

Core Values: Because God loves us first, we value worship rooted in Scripture and Sacraments, service to all people, and being a welcoming community that loves and forgives one another.