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February 2015

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Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust. (Palm 16:1) I don’t usually do this in my newsletter articles, but I’d like to address a couple things I said in my sermon on Sunday, January 25th. You won’t know what I’m talking about if you weren’t in church that Sunday, but […]

January 2015

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To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity; to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the youth—let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and a saying, the […]

December 2014

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Sermon series—I like them and dislike them at the same time. This time of year, sermon series are popular in our Lutheran Churches because companies like Concordia Publishing House make worship products for Advent. Every year a new package comes out a church can buy which has everything a pastor needs to preach during Advent. […]

May 2014

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Easter greetings to you, and God’s peace be upon you. The entire month of May we’ll continue worshipping our Lord in the Easter season. What a blessing to continue living in the joy of Christ’s resurrection, and the assurance that we have everlasting life with, and through Jesus. We look forward to Ascension, Pentecost, and […]

March 2014

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About “Restored in Christ”: a series of services for Lent The season of Lent is a time for us to face together the brokenness of our world and our lives, and then turn it over to Christ so that we can be restored by him through the cross. Written by Concordia Seminary professor Joel Biermann, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

May 2013

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  Two very good articles appeared recently in The Oregonian: the first was an article by Nancy Haught asking the question, “Are sports taking a toll on church attendance?” The second was a commentary by Steve Duin on generous giving to charities. They’re topics that come up in our church as well because Sherwood and […]

April 2013

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Dear friends, We are now in the season of Easter, or “Eastertide” or “Paschal Time” as it’s also known in the Church. You’ll notice the white paraments will be displayed in the sanctuary until Pentecost Sunday, May 19th. The color white symbolizes perfection found in Jesus, and is meant to prompt in us a sense […]