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Message from Pastor Rich (January 2020)

by Pastor Richard Kiessling
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Greetings in Christ Jesus Welcome to 2020!  That reminds me of 20/20 vision.  What is your plan for the new year?  How does being a light in the darkness sound to you?  There definitely is a need for light.  So much appears dark.  But we have good news.  The Angels announced it to the shepherds.  […]

Message from Pastor Don (January 2020)

by Pastor Donald Richard
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And whatever you do, in word and deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him (Col. 3:17) There’s a rite from The Lutheran Service Book Agenda I can use to give thanks to God for servants of the congregation and the good works they do […]

Message from Pastor Rich (December 2019)

by Pastor Richard Kiessling

Greetings in Christ Jesus When you say “Welcome” to someone you are saying, “I am glad you are here, I approve, I accept you”. I now say to you, “welcome to the Advent-Christmas Season.” It’s that time to welcome Jesus as Savior and to look forward to His second coming to receive us into heaven.  […]

Message from Pastor Don (December 2019)

by Pastor Donald Richard
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Arise and Shine A Series of Special Services for Advent and Christmas This Advent and Christmas we prepare for and welcome the Christ Child, who is the light of the world, arising in our lives this season. In celebration, we, in turn, shine with the light of Christ in various ways for all the world […]

Message from Pastor Rich (November 2019)

by Pastor Richard Kiessling

“Happy Thanksgiving” that is what many say will this month.  It is a good greeting.  Think about it.  Happy is a good attribute.  When you are happy; you are thankful.  Happy creates thanksgiving.  The reverse is also true.  When you are thankful, it makes you happy.  We are happy because of who we are.  We […]

Message from Pastor Don (November 2019)

by Pastor Donald Richard
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Praise the Lord! Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise in the assembly of the godly! (Psalm 149:1) Last Sunday I enjoyed sharing with you a brief history of the hymn books we’ve used here at St. Paul Lutheran Church since 1912 (with the exception of the Lutheran Book of Worship from 1978 and Lutheran Worship, […]

Message from Pastor Rich (September 2019)

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Greetings in Christ Jesus September is still a summer month, but life changes in September. School starts, church activities speed up. Yes, Senior Saints meets weekly. We start our fall season Wednesday, September 11th. If you haven’t yet tried us, come and see what happens. Besides our weekly Wednesday meeting, we also have Pary’s Tech […]

Message From Pastor Don (September 2019)

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As the summer comes to a close and I prepare to take some time off, I’d like to reflect on some of the great things that have happened these last few months; things which have given me even more confidence that our Lord is at work in his Church through the Holy Spirit. First, I […]

Treasurer’s Note (June 2019)

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Yes, we are making one change:  The weekly bulletin will only mention our financial need of $6000 per week occasionally. You have spoken. But you have also read the truth. In omitting the phrase from our weekly bulletin notice, we want to demonstrate how warm and welcoming St Paul Lutheran Church and Preschool is truly. […]

Message from Pastor Rich (June 2019)

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WOW is it really June?  The older you get the faster is goes. This month we begin the Pentecost Season.  That means we focus on our walk with Jesus.  We just finished the walk Jesus took for us. This summer take time to relax and spend time with your Lord.  The Senior Wednesday luncheons will […]