December 8 Message

The Journey Continues  on our ADVENT TRIP We continue our journey through Advent–this year focused on prayer. Prayer as a TRIP – Thanksgiving – Regrets – Intercession – Purpose As we light the third candle on the Advent wreath this Sunday. There are plenty of...

The Printed Words Worship Service for December 6

Opening Voluntary   Welcome and Theme   Confession and Forgiveness   Blessed be God, Father, ☩ Son, and Holy Spirit, whose forgiveness is sure and whose steadfast love endures forever. Amen.   Together let us honestly and humbly confess that we...

December 1 Message

Our December TRIP Advent is a season of expectation, the word itself meaning “coming.” The start of an Adventure. In the past, part of the adventure was planning for gatherings of friends and family. Children coming home from college. Grandparents coming for Christmas...

The Parable of the Talents November 10, 2020

Just Do It   We continue our reading from chapter 25 of Matthew this Sunday with the parable of the talents. You might remember this parable about a man who entrusted large sums of money to three of his servants while he goes on journey.   When he returns,...

St. Peter August 18

There are lots of stories about St. Peter at the gates of heaven. A while back I heard one about a young couple who were killed in an accident on the day before their wedding. When they arrived at the Pearly Gates, St. Peter asked if there was anything he could do to...

August 4 Message

I remember when I was growing up, we would visit my mother’s relatives in South Dakota who lived on a farm. My mother’s two brothers had farms next to my grandfather. When we would visit, there would be a dozen or more cousins and plenty of animals – cats, dogs,...