Faith Lutheran News

Message for July 20

For the next five Sundays we will focus on the miracle of the feeding of the 5,000. This miracle is in all four Gospels. We will be reading from the Gospel of John which is covered by an entire chapter. John does not include all the miracles of Jesus. As he says in...

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Message for July 12

One of the earliest images of Jesus is that of the Good Shepherd.  This painting comes from the catacombs. Christians would bury their dead there and adorn the area with images of their faith. The early Christians were often victims of persecution, and the image of...

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June 28 Message

I hope all of you will have a wonderful 4th of July. Connie and I will be traveling to see our daughter Brie and her fiancé this week in Millbrae, CA. We are so happy to have the opportunity to travel freely. Our son, Eric and his wife, Michelle, will be making the...

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June 14 Message

Father’s Day is coming this Sunday. Father’s Day got a late start compared to Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day was designated 1914, Father’s Day in 1972.  People used to spend far more on Mother’s Day.  On Father’s Day, usually only a tie. But, more recently, the Mother’s...

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Message for June 8

  This is a lily we planted after Easter last year.  It is blooming nicely this year. It is marvelous to see the creative power of God at work in the world. You may have noticed the front yard of the church blooming with new life. We planted the lilies from this...

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Message for May 18 – Pentecost

1When the day of Pentecost had come, [the apostles] were all together in one place. 2And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them,...

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May 12 message

PROTECTION This week we are assisting our son Eric by watching his dog, Keona, for a few of days, while he is at work and his wife, Michelle, is away with family. She is very friendly, affectionate, and always ready for walk. Dogs are lovable pets.   We had dogs...

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April 27 Message

The True Vine This week we focus on another of the “I am” sayings in John -- Jesus as the True Vine. This reading comes as we are planting trees, lilies, flowers and drought tolerant plants in the front yard of the church. What a joy to have it taking shape. It is our...

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The three “R’s” of Scripture

Our Journey through the 50 Days of the Easter season, continues this week with a reading from Luke 24. In this chapter Jesus appears first to the two disciples on the Road to Emmaus then the disciples gathered in Jerusalem. In both cases there is food, bread and wine...

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The Week after Easter

HE is Risen! He is Risen INDEED! We had a wonderful service on Easter and look forward to a whole season, 50 days of Easter. In the next seven weeks we will receive the gifts Jesus offers to those who follow him. The season always starts with Thomas. John 20 remembers...

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