Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 29

Pastoral Acts

pastoral actsBaptism September 29:   Jacob Shaffer, who was born on July 28.  His parents are Kendra and Kevin Shaeffer.  He was baptized at the Spirit Cellar service.

Sep 29

Council News

A correction was made to the Property Committee report, regarding the warning about the kitchen stove fire extinguisher system. The church was not cited. The correction was approved by the council. The Pastor’s report was accepted. The proposed budget was distributed by the Finance Committee. The council’s questions were answered and the proposed budget was …

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Sep 29

Dig into the Word: 1 & 2 Thessalonians

The Monday evening Bible study is back! This fall we will be kicking off a multi-part series in which we investigate Paul’s letters in the order they were written (we’re breaking that rule a bit with 2 Thessalonians!) If you’ve ever wanted to dive into a book of the Bible and really discover what it’s …

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Sep 28

Musical Notes

childrens' choir

“When in our music God is glorified…” Bell Choir is Forming Have you ever considered playing the bells in church? They are easy to play, (with a flick of the wrist), and you do not have to know how to read music. Cindy Strobeck is leading us until an Organist can be hired. She has …

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Sep 28

Tuna Cans to the Ceiling!

tuna cans

Even though the routine rarely varies, sometimes, SOMETIMES, we get a big surprise! Last week, a young man came into the church office with an amazing story. Several years ago he was down on his luck and needed food. Grace Lutheran Food Pantry helped him. Over the years, he remembered the kindness he received at our church and when things improved in his life, he wanted to show his gratitude. He quietly handed Pastor Bill a check for… (commercial break! No, actually, click to read the whole story… LOL)

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Sep 28

Ghosts of the Past

Risen Lord calling

Fall is my favorite time of year. I don’t know why, but there’s something about the whiffs of pumpkin and cinnamon in the air, the crunch of leaves under your feet, and that twinge of cold breezes that promise it will soon be time to put a sweater on, that leaves me giddy and feeling …

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