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February 2014

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You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. (Psalm 16:11)   Dear friends, Recently I was asked if I could share with everybody again some notes I made a few years ago regarding the services and hymns we use […]

January 2014

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Dear friends,   Some churches have these sayings for New Year’s on their sidewalk signs:   Changing calendar…Unchanging God! God can make all things new—even you. Jesus adds life to your years, and years to your life. New Year, same God. New Year promises? God never breaks his.   These are just a small sample […]

December 2013

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The Bright Star of Bethlehem See the birthplace of Christ starting Sunday, December 1st as we learn more about the little town where Jesus was born, and what He, who is the Bright Star of Bethlehem and the whole world has done for us, and continues to do in our lives today. Here’s a preview […]

Check Out These Religious Education Opportunities!

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Family Sunday School: A new format which started this year for teaching God’s Word to kids 1st grade and up and their parents. The class is between services in the Connect Center. I teach it primarily with Nick Hues as my backup. The lessons are based on the readings for the day from the lectionary. This helps […]

Board Members Needed!

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St Paul Newsletter     St Paul Officer and Board Nominations and Elections   Your timing may be perfect … to support your ministry through Officer leadership or Board participation!!   We are so privileged to be a part of God’s family. Each of us has been given many gifts to help build His kingdom. […]

Pastor’s Message – November 2013

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Teaching the Word of God for 135 years!   Recently I outlined the venues and curriculums we use to teach God’s Word here at St. Paul Lutheran Church for the Board of Education. As I was mapping it all out on paper, I became impressed with the rich opportunities for those in our church and […]

October 2013

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Our church celebrates its 135th anniversary this month!   Thursday evening, October 24th at 7 pm, we’ll give thanks and praise to God and celebrate our church’s 135th anniversary at an evening worship service—I encourage you to attend. We have lots to be thankful for, namely the fact that God has raised leaders in this […]

Summer 2013

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                By the time you read this I’ll be in San Antonio Texas at the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod National Youth Gathering with Nick Hues, Joey Burda, Tabatha Karvia, Megan Prehm, Marjorie Halstead, Parker Woodley, Jacob Wiedemann, Kaleigh Schmeltzer, Dante Perone, James Donaghue, and my boys Alex and Aaron. […]

June 2013

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              Dear friends, This month my family and I will have been here four years. Does it seem like four years to you? Not to me and Jill. Even though they’ve gone by fast, the last four years have been some of our best since Jill and I have […]