Tuesday Meditations

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I bet Christmas has you running…

by Church Admin

I bet Christmas has you running. In addition to the usual errands that you do, there is now pressure to plan holiday gatherings, do Christmas cards, and purchase gifts for anyone that you’d rather not leave out this year. Plus, everyone else is out on the road right now doing the same thing which, means […]

Jesus is Coming; Look Busy!

by Church Admin

There used to be bumper stickers that said “Jesus is coming, Look busy” – and if you can find one for me, fantastic, send me the link. And to me, that’s Advent! This is the season of the year that we as the church are reminded that Jesus is coming – and we get to […]

God’s church, half a world away!

by Church Admin

Ethiopia is half a world away – and a totally different place to experience. So much about the food and culture is different from the things we enjoy here, and yet it is beautiful in its own way. There the Christians have been worshiping since the fourth century AD which is older than most of […]

More than just church attendance… !

by Church Admin

This past Wednesday, I was talking to our 7th and 8th graders about what it means to be Christian – and if it came with any obligations or things we should do as Christians. A few said things like, “yea, like go to church and stuff on Sunday.”   And the question I had for […]

Picking up the Highway!

by Church Admin

Every year our youth walk the highway to pick up garbage so that our roads and the places we live look good. They do it, in part, because we ask them too and in part because we know that we have God’s love – and that’s worth sharing with the rest of the world! When […]

Being Church

by Church Admin

I love the fair – and while some people go for the games and the rides or maybe even to see the animals – I go to watch the people and how they care for each other as well as their livestock! And my favorite thing is how families and friends of family gather together […]

Living Lutheran Article – Is this who we are? And what could God be up to here with us?

by Church Admin

Ran across this article at Living Lutheran. Does this sound like us? – or can we relate?    https://www.livinglutheran.org/2017/04/church-rural-america/ “’There has been a lot of consolidation in other industries within many of our [rural] communities too. A lot of school districts have had to consolidate. Many of our services have been consolidated—rural hospitals have had […]

It starts with wondering and talking with God…

by Church Admin

What do you do after God goes up to heaven? Most of us stand there figuring out what to do next – and yet in this text two angels tell them “What are you just standing around for?” – And in response the disciples of Jesus don’t just go back to work or try to […]