Events

Events

#WORDOF Sunday Advent Theme

On Christmas Day, we celebrate that the Word of God became flesh and dwelled among us as Jesus of Nazareth. That is certainly the most spectacular way that God has spoken, but God’s Word takes on many different shapes and sizes throughout scripture. On Sunday mornings during Advent, we will continue with our series on the prophets and we will be hearing about some of the…

WHY? Wednesday Advent Theme

Why do we celebrate the Nativity? Darla Steinert recently let me borrow a great little book called “Why the Nativity” by David Jeremiah. In little daily devotions, he walks his readers through different parts of the Christmas story and why each part was important. The book is filled with 25 different reasons why we celebrate the Nativity, and obviously, some are better…

VBS Planning Starting

Believe it or not, it is time to start thinking about Vacation Bible School for this summer! This year’s theme is called Maker Fun Factory: Created By God for a Purpose. It is made by the same people who produced the Cave Quest VBS we did last year. If you would like to help plan or participate in VBS for 2017, please mark the Tear-Off on Sunday and let us know what weeks…

500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation

500 Years of Evangelical Reformation 1517-2017 When Martin Luther posted his “Ninety-five Theses” on the church door in Wittenberg in 1517, no one expected the breadth of evangelical reforms in Christian teaching and practice that followed. In every dimension of Christian faith a renewed trust in God’s forgiving mercy replaced a reliance on teachings and practices that,…