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Jan 9/10 – A New Life – Lutheran Weekend Worship

Today we celebrate the Baptism of Jesus. Such a day is also a good time to remember our own Baptism. In Baptism, we are buried with Christ. We are united with Him in a death like His. In Baptism, we … Continue reading

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Jan 2/3 – Home Alone – Lutheran Weekend Worship

The end of a calendar year and the beginning of a new set of months brings a special opportunity to look at our lives. What has been most memorable in our lives in the past weeks and months? How might … Continue reading

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Dec 26/27 – Lutheran Weekend Worship

Have a blessed, relaxing and renewing Christmas Holiday!

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Dec 24 / Christmas Eve – From Heaven Above to Earth I Come – Lutheran Worship

Even the way we say it often masks Him who is the center of it all. Merry Christmas, we say! The world has attempted to take over the holy day and make it a generic holiday. But hidden in the … Continue reading

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Dec 19/20 – The Greatest Story – Lutheran Weekend Worship

We stand at the threshold not only of an old and familiar story but also that of an old yet familiar mystery, the greatest mystery ever told. It doesn’t appear on any list of greatest novels or plays written by … Continue reading

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Dec 12/13 – The Voice – Lutheran Weekend Worship

John testifies to Jewish leaders asking, “Who are you?” that he is not the Christ but was sent to prepare the way for Him. As a faithful servant, John sets the example of humility and reverence for us. Ironically, the … Continue reading

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Dec 5/6 – The Middle – Lutheran Weekend Worship

This year, the holy evangelist St. Mark greets us to lead us through a new Church Year. He does not, however, greet us as we might expect. For one thing, he seems to have forgotten all about Christmas! At least … Continue reading

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Nov 28/29 – Grace and Peace: More than a Wish – Lutheran Weekend Worship

Paul starts his letter to the Corinthians with two small words; Grace and Peace. Beginning a letter or a speech with platitudes is always a good way to win and engage your audience. Sometimes it’s used as a feel good … Continue reading

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Nov 14/15 – Wake Up! – Lutheran Weekend Worship

“Dad, Wake Up!” is a phrase that I hear with regularity late at night, after having dozed off while watching a t.v. show or movie on the couch. After repeated rounds of getting the preverbial ‘head nods’, attempting to fight … Continue reading

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Nov 7/8 – Resurrection Hope! – Lutheran Weekend Worship

We hear today the extremely encouraging words from the apostle Paul concerning our everlasting life. Paul tells us, “We will always be with the Lord.” What comforting words! What encouraging words! You have the assurance that when Jesus returns, you … Continue reading

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Oct 24/25 – Our Refuge and Strength – Reformation Weekend!

The Reformation is a great time to hear the words of Psalm 46, that ‘God is our Refuge and Strength. A very present help in time of trouble’. These words mattered so much to Martin Luther that he penned his … Continue reading

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Oct 17/18 – Fully Committed – Lutheran Weekend Worship

As the Lord speaks to us in His Word, He calls the righteous to live by faith and always gives reason why His people can do so through His continual presence, power, and providence. The Readings today urge us, in … Continue reading

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Oct 10/11 – The Mountaintop Cookout – Lutheran Weekend Worship

“Come to the table.” In our daily experiences, there is no invitation that is more readily received and fully appreciated. To be at the table is to be assured of nourishment and refreshment. In Psalm 23, we are told of … Continue reading

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Sep 26/27 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – Lutheran Weekend Worship

It has become commonplace to speak of God as responsible for determining life and death for us. So we wonder where is God’s justice when the innocent suffer or His mercy when tragedy strikes. But the Lord insists He has … Continue reading

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Sep 27 / Sunday – God’s Good and Gracious Will – Lutheran Worship video

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Sep 19/20 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – Lutheran Weekend Worship

In the Old Testament reading for today, Isaiah invites us to, “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call upon him while he is near.” We are all seeking for answers in our lives, we needn’t look any further … Continue reading

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Sep 12/13 – Forgiveness – Lutheran Weekend Worship

Forgiveness is filled with questions. How often must I forgive? Is there a limit to the grace of forgiveness? What is the connection between God’s forgiveness to me and my forgiveness to others? The answer to these questions lies in … Continue reading

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Sep 5/6 – Traits of a Child – Lutheran Weekend Worship

When His disciples wanted to know who was the greatest in the kingdom of heaven, Jesus pointed to a child as an object lesson for true humility. One who assumes the posture of complete dependence— having nothing, yet needing everything—is … Continue reading

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