Faith Lutheran Weekly Message

 

Called to Serve This week Connie and I worked on a new storage shed for our house. We had decorations and other items stored in our attic garage. I was not so interested in climbing a ladder anymore to retrieve them. The shed came in parts on a pallet. The area...

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Message – January 23

Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most recognized paintings in Western Art. Interestingly, it hangs not in Amsterdam, but in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. It was painted in 1889 by Vincent Van Gogh and depicts the view from his east-facing...

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Message for January 16 and ANNUAL REPORT

This Sunday Connie and I will be back at Faith after an extended vacation to Australia and New Zealand. We appreciated the opportunity to visit in-laws in the land down under. This Sunday will be our congregation’s second Semi-annual meeting after our worship service,...

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December 19, 2023 – Songs and Gifts

Songs and Gifts This Sunday we have two services. One at 10 am which will focus on the Biblical songs of Christmas and 7 pm focus on the Gifts of Christmas. Both have communion. At 7 pm we light candles as we sing “Silent Night”. We could have used the candles last...

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December 12, 2023 – Light of Faith

Dec. 12, 2023 LIGHT OF FAITH We are still in the year of the Gospel of Mark, but as I mentioned on Sunday it does not have a Christmas story. It starts with John the Baptist. Likewise the Gospel of John does not have a Christmas Story either. John 1 is the reading for...

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December 5, 2023 – John the Baptist

John the Baptist 12/5/23 Last week, I wished you a happy New Year. Because the church year starts with Advent which began December 3rd. The first lit candle of the Advent wreath was Hope. This week we light the second candle – Peace. Each year we invite John the...

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November 28 – Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Too soon? We normally ring in the New Year with Dick Clark or Ryan Seacrest on December 31st. But the church year starts the Fourth Sunday before Christmas which is rather late this year, December 3rd. Connie and I have been a part of a major New...

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November 8, 2023 – Confirmation Sunday

Confirmation Sunday November 12 is the second Confirmation here at Faith since I have been with you. Russell Koger and Elisha Mkanza will be affirming their faith. During our years in class we had good times. I look forward to their next phase in the life of our...

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