Faith Lutheran News

April 3

  This Sunday is Palm Sunday, which begins the events of holy week. Our reading for Sunday is passion account in Luke, chapters Luke 22 – 23. This is the ultimate expression of God’s Love for us. Through it we are reconciled, redeemed and reminded who we can be....

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March 8 Message

This Sunday we have the pleasure of having Bishop Rev. Dr. Andrew Taylor with us. He is a dear friend of the congregation, Pastor Larry Koger was a close friend. He has decided not to run again for Bishop, which is a six-year commitment. I thought it good to have him...

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March 2 Messge

As we saw last Sunday, there is change in the air for Jesus. From the mountain top of the Transfiguration, we will begin the journey of Lent to the Cross. March 2, at 7 pm is our Ash Wednesday service, the start of Lent. Ashes and Communion will be the focus. We know...

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Message for Feb 22

This Sunday is Transfiguration Sunday. We remember Jesus on the mountain top with three of his disciples. Jesus is in dazzling white and Moses and Elijah join him. This is Moses’ opportunity to enter the promised land after all those years of leading the people of...

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Message for Feb 15

In our Gospel text for this Sunday, Jesus urges us to “love our enemies and do good to those who hate you” or at least “Do to others as you would have them do to you.” Not easy words to follow and I will say more on Sunday morning. We do however have a real-life...

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Message for January 18

This Sunday we listen in on the first sermon of Jesus in Nazareth. When he preached at other synagogues, he was praised by everyone. At first, the home town crowd joins them and “speaks well of him”. Sadly, their opinion will quickly change. We will consider that next...

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Message Dec 27

I want to thank the congregation for your generosity in your Chrsitmas gift to me and my family. What a wonderful reflection of the Love of Christ. We are still in the Christmas Season. There are twelve days of Christmas, which ends at Epiphany when we remember the...

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Dec 21 Message

All the advent candles are now lit: Hope, Love, Joy and Peace. Friday night, we will include the Christ Candle and the candles we will hold in our hands. Christmas is a time of light. You see it in outdoor decorations.  You see it in the lights on the tree and in the...

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Dec 7 Message

This Sunday we light the candle of joy on the advent wreath. We read from Paul’s letter to the Phillipians that we “ought to rejoice in the  Lord always”. Paul would not have an easy time in life, but he was confident that in the end God’s Kingdom would come. This...

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Message for October 12

The Good Seats A few years ago, Connie and I had the chance to attend a Celine Dion concert in Las Vegas. I had purchased some “value” seats in the balcony, thinking that her voice could project to the upper levels. When we arrived, we were called over to the side and...

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