The Season of Advent focuses on the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ to be our Savior. As He then came into Jerusalem riding on a lowly donkey to sacrifice Himself for the sins of the world, so does He come to His Church in the humility of Word and Sacrament to deliver the forgiveness of sins and eternal life. Join us for Midweek Advent Services beginning December 2nd. Watch your email, bulletin and our
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Altar Guild is seeking funds to purchase Poinsettias ($15 each) to decorate the sanctuary for Christmas. If you’d prefer you may bring a poinsettia to the church by Wednesday, December 23rd. Please pick up a donation envelope in the Kiosk to donate funds or if you plan to bring a poinsettia to the church. Slide your completed envelope under the Church Office door or place it in the offering plate. DEADLINE to turn in envelopes is Sunday,
A Letter from Rev. Daniel Jastram “Not Lost in Translation” I will speak of your testimonies before kings, / [O Lord,]* and shall not be / put to shame (Ps. 119:46, Reformation Day Introit). With these words of the Reformation Day Introit, we join with Lutherans around the world in remembering and proclaiming how God accomplished wondrous things for his Church in the Lutheran Reformation. During the decades and centuries that followed, the printed proclamation and teaching of God’s
Sunday School Christmas Program Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. The Trinity Sunday School children will present “Unto Us a Child is Born” on Sunday, December 20th during the 10:30 am education hour. Join them to celebrate the birth of Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
The Mercy of God in the Cross of Christ Essays on Mercy in Honor of Glenn Merritt The Church is no stranger to suffering, but she also doesn’t shy away from it! In a variety of timely yet timeless essays, Lutheran theologians look at Christ’s mercy and the way in which He showers healing, compassion and forgiveness on His people. Additionally, within these essays, Christians will also be encouraged to engage in active, joyful lives