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Helping Children Cope With Tragedy

When tragedy strikes, the news can come fast. We often are wrestling with our own fears and grief, and we may struggle with how we talk about tragedy to the young ones in our life. “What do I say?” “How should I tell them?” “Is this a faith conversation?” If you’ve asked these questions, you’re…

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Our Harvest of Blessings

I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. –1 Corinthians 3:6-7 Doesn’t fall give your spirit a boost when you see the colorful fruits and vegetables in the farm stands and supermarkets? Orange pumpkins,…

Pentecost 19 Preview

“But when the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing a wedding robe, and he said to him, ‘Friend, how did you get in here without a wedding robe?’ And he was speechless. Then the king said to the attendants, ‘Bind him hand and foot, and…

Pentecost 18 Worship Preview

Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. When the harvest time had come, he sent his slaves to the tenants to collect his produce.…

Pet Blessing

Join us for our annual Pet Blessing on Sunday October 8, 2017 at 2:30 on the church lawn. All animals are welcome.  This is an annual blessing in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, who is often called the “Patron Saint of Animals” due to his love of animals and nature. He believed that nature itself…

Out of the Depths

EMAIL DEVOTIONAL WEEK OF Pentecost 17 Out of the depths I cry to you; O Lord God, hear me calling.  Incline your ear to my distress in spite of my rebelling.  Do not regard my sinful deeds.  Send me the grace my spirit needs; without it I am nothing.  (ELW Hymn 600) Like you, I find myself conflicted.  I am admittedly…

Do You Walk the Walk?

New Day Sermon Pentecost 17 Are you disappointed in others when they don’t follow through on what they said they would do?  Do you ever do the same?  Tune in for a consideration on how Jesus responds as our Savior, to shame and disappointment.

Pentecost Worship Preview

When [Jesus] entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” -Matthew 21:23 Each of this Sunday’s readings shows us the reality that all people are in need of God’s grace.…