The Lord be with you As most everyone knows, the forty days of Lent reflect the forty days our Lord Jesus spent in the wilderness at the outset of his public ministry (Matthew 4:1-11; Mark 1:12-13; Luke 4:1-13). During that time he fasted, prayed, and was tempted by the devil.
Currently the Thursday morning Bible Study (10:00 AM) is examining the theology and stories behind some of our hymns. Below is the tentative schedule of hymns. February 11 – “Rock of Ages” LSB 761 February 18 – “Amazing Grace” LSB 744 February 25 – “Holy God, We Praise Your Name”
As long as I’ve been here, the events calendar on this blog has been frozen in a loop. It automatically posted Sunday Bible Study and worship. That’s it. No Advent services. No Christmas service. No council meetings. No voters meetings. No pot-luck gatherings. No meetings of our sleeping bag group.
The Transfiguration or Our Lord The Lord be with you Tomorrow is Transfiguration Sunday. On our calendar, Transfiguration Sunday always falls on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany. The Epiphany season can have up to nine Sundays (counting Transfiguration Sunday) and as few as five (again counting Transfiguration). The length
Commemoration of Jacob (Israel), Patriarch February 5 The Lord be with you February 5 has been set aside to remember Jacob (Israel) on our liturgical calendar. Jacob, the third of the three Hebrew patriarchs, was the younger of the twin sons of Isaac and Rebekah. After wrestling with the Angel
February 2016 Dear Friend of Orphan Grain Mid-Atlantic, We’re starting something new – a monthly email to keep you up to date on current happenings in and about the Mid-Atlantic Branch. You won’t have to wonder what’s going on between newsletters anymore because “News Flash” is here! Nicaragua Shipment –
Feast of The Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Our Lord February 2 The Lord be with you Many people today will be thinking of groundhogs as they either rejoice or morn over whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees, or does not see, his shadow. The best thing about
Claus Harms, Pastor, Theologian, Confessor and Renewer of the Church February 1 Our liturgical calendar has Feasts, Festivals and Commemorations. Commemorations are intended to inspire us to research and discover some of the outstanding figures of the Faith that have gone before. One name that isn’t on our calendar, but
If I am honest, I love the meaning behind “liturgical” words. How cool is it to know that “advent” means “coming.” The “Advent Season” is the time prior to Christmas and we anticipate the coming of Jesus in time, in our lives and yet to be at his Second Advent