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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 […]

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 […]

Good Samaritan Saturday is May 4th

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Do you have a few hours to spare to help the senior citizens in the Sherwood and King City communities?  St. Paul is putting together a team for this event which is organized by Faith in Action – Sherwood.  Seniors will be getting help with yard work and window washing.  Please contact Terri Greene at […]

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 […]

February 2013

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But Jesus said, “Leave her alone. Why do you trouble her? She has done a beautiful thing to me.” Mark 14:6 Dear friends, The verse above comes from Matthew, where Jesus is reclining at a table in Simon the Leper’s house. The place was filled most likely with men, but this woman comes in and […]

January 2013

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Dear friends, First of all, by the time you read this newsletter, I will, with God’s healing, be mostly recovered from the worst head and chest cold I can remember in my lifetime. It really set me back during the week I was supposed to be working full steam on our Christmas services. While it […]

December 2012

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Dear Friends, It seems we live in a world of tradition doesn’t it? As much as some of us like new and exciting things to keep life interesting, we still count on some things to happen as they have in years before. I think you would agree the seasons of Advent and Christmas are times […]