Weekly Bible Verse:
"so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love" (Ephesians 3:17 ESV)
"使基督因你們的信,住在你們心裡,叫你們的愛心有根有基" (以弗所書 3:17)

Sunday Worship

New Life Chinese Lutheran Church conducts two worship services every Sunday in the sanctuary located on 395 Addison St, San Francisco, California. The first worship service is a Chinese service beginning at 9:00 a.m. while the English service will be at 11:45 a.m. A refreshment time is in between the two services at 10:00 a.m. followed by Sunday School which begins at 10:30 a.m. Once a month there will be a bilingual/combined service at 9:00 a.m. instead of two services. This could also happen during special holidays, or both so be sure to keep up with the website to find out which type of service will take place! The Lutheran style of service incorporates both traditional hymns and contemporary praise songs. Holy Communion is usually celebrated on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.

The service follows a traditional Lutheran style. Below is a typical Order of Worship with Holy Communion:

    1. Welcome
    2. Hymn
    3. Invocation
    4. Confession of SinNew Life Chinese Lutheran Church Sunday Worship
    5. Forgiveness of Sin
    6. Gloria Patri
    7. Scripture Reading in English
    8. Nicene Creed in English (or Apostle’s Creed in English)
    9. Choir
    10. Scripture Reading in Chinese
    11. Nicene Creed in Chinese (or Apostle’s Creed in Chinese)
    12. Sharing of the Peace
    13. Children’s Message
    14. Hymn
    15. Sermon
    16. Hymn
    17. Offering
    18. Prayer, Praise and Petitions
    19. Lord’s Prayer
    20. Words of Institution
    21. Agnus Dei
    22. Holy Communion
    23. Prayer of Thanksgiving
    24. Benediction
    25. Hymn