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To the bath and to the table, to the prayers and the word, I call every seeking soul. As we approach the time of year we call Holy Week, our thoughts turn toward the central things to our existence as Christians. Of course the stories we tell this time of year are important: the command…

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Easter Sunday Preview

They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they did not find the body. While they were perplexed about this, suddenly two men in dazzling clothes stood beside them. The women were terrified and bowed their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you…

Worth Dying For

Traditional Service Good Friday I used to think that I was something worth dying for, but recently I’ve been a little less certain. During the last few years I’ve taken on new adjectives–wife, pastor, mom. And whenever we take on a new label or identifier it makes us evaluate our lives. It causes us to…

The Passion of our Lord

New Day Sermon Palm Sunday This week’s message is the Passion of the Lord according to Luke. We have included the worship song “Messiah” and the Passion reading. The Gospel reading is dramatically read by the New Day band and set to music and paired with drawings and watercolor painting. We hope that this message…

Cost versus Value

We are very familiar with the scene and the characters in today’s gospel. We think we know them. There is much that has been said regarding them. But, none of the details in the story irrefutably support the theories.Theories that have long been perpetuated about who, where and when this scene takes place. Therefore, I…

Essential Oil

As a Christian, are you more pragmatic or compassionate? Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (the one who was about to betray him) said, “Why was this perfume not sold for three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor?” He said this not because he cared… John 12:4-6. Characters in the Bible sometimes…

Learning and Speaking About Trauma

Life can be unpredictable sometimes. Some days can just be stressful. Sometimes our mood is greatly effected by something or someone around us. There are also days where we may experience a traumatic event. When these unpredictable moments occur, we don’t have to be alone. These were some of the important truths shared by Dr.…

Lenten Loose Ends

(Please be aware that during the season of Lent, these weekly devotions will be arriving in your inbox on Tuesdays.) I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. (Romans 7:15, NRSV) Yes, it is a bit sloppy.  I’m not talking…

April 2019 Herald

This month’s Herald available for download Inside this month: Worship Schedule – 2 Holy Week/Easter Schedule – 4 Adult Christian Ed. – 6 Advocacy Corner – 7 Camp Corner – 7 Committees – 8 Worship & Music – 11 Groups & Events – 12 Pastoral Letters – 13 St. Peter’s Preschool – 15 Director of…