Welcome to Saint Barnabas Lutheran Church! We are a confessional, liturgical Lutheran church in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, determined to know “nothing among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified” (1 Cor. 2:2). For more information about our beliefs, please click the About page.
Sun. Feb. 21: Invocabit: The First Sunday in Lent: Divine Service, 10:30 a.m.
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Almighty God, merciful Father, Your thoughts are not our thoughts, Your ways are not our ways. In Your wisdom You have permitted this disastrous plague to befall us. We implore You, let not the hearts of Your people despair nor our faith fail us, but sustain and comfort us. Direct all efforts to attend the sick, console the bereaved, and protect the helpless. Bring hope and healing that we may find relief and restoration; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen.
Collect for Ash Wednesday:
Almighty and everlasting God, You despise nothing You have made and forgive the sins of all who are penitent. Create in us new and contrite hearts that, lamenting our sins and acknowledging our wretchedness we may receive from You full pardon and forgiveness; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, Who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Upcoming Feasts, Festivals, & Commemorations:
“Our churches teach that the remembrance of the saints is to be commended in order that we may imitate their faith and good works according to our calling.” – Augsburg Confession XXI (cf. Lutheran Service Book xii-xiii; xxii-xxiii)
Feb. 18: Martin Luther, Doctor and Confessor
Feb. 23: Polycarp of Smyrna, Pastor and Martyr
Feb. 24: The Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle