The Lord be with you This coming Sunday (November 25) is the Last Sunday of the Church Year. On some church calendars, it is known also as Christ the King Sunday. We will be using Matins for our liturgy. This will be the last time we use Matins for awhile.
The Lord be with you This coming Wednesday, November 21, is Thanksgiving Eve. While Thanksgiving is a national holiday, not a liturgical one, it is always appropriate for the Church to give thanks to the Lord our God for the many blessings he showers upon us. Therefore most of our
The Lord be with you This coming Sunday we will be singing the seven verse hymn, “The Day Is Surely Drawing Near” (LSB 508). Verses one through three will be our opening hymn and verses four through seven will be our sermon hymn. Our hymn review committee marked this hymn
The Lord be with you This coming Sunday will be the Twenty Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. It is also November 18. The church year is rapidly coming to its end. As it traditional, the readings for the last two or three Sunday’s in the Church Year focus on End Times
The Lord be with you This coming Sunday will be November 11 and Veterans’ Day on the civil calendar. On the liturgical calendar it will be Pentecost 25 and the Commemoration of Martin of Tours, Pastor. I assume everyone knows about Veterans’ Day and maybe its background, but fewer know
The Lord be with you On October 24, a pastor of our district went to be with the Lord. Our district sends out notification to pastors when one of us dies. The notification concerning Pastor C.B. was, in my opinion, quite inspiring. Therefore, I am sharing it with you. The