C.F.W. Walther, Theologian (Commemoration)

Commemoration of C.F.W. Walther, Theologian May 7 The Lord be with you Today is the Commemoration of C.F.W. Walther, Theologian. Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther (October 25, 1811 – May 7, 1887) is sometimes called the “Father of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.” He was ordained in 1837, and soon

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Ascension of Our Lord

The Festival of the Ascension of our Lord May 5, 2016 The Lord be with you Today is the Ascension of our Lord. This festival is often overlooked by the modern church and unknown by the unchurched. It occurs 40 days after Easter Sunday and so is always on a

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Athanasius of Alexandria, Pastor and Confessor

Commemoration of Athanasius of Alexandria, Pastor and Confessor May 2, 2012 May 2 is the Commemoration of Athanasius of Alexandria, Pastor and Confessor. Athanasius (c. 296-373) was the principal champion of Christian orthodoxy against the Arians. Arians rejected the Nicene Creed by denying the full divinity of the Second Person

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Feast of St. Mark, Evangelist

Feast of St Mark, Evangelist April 25 The Lord be with you Today is the Feast Day of St. Mark, Evangelist. Mark was the author of the second Gospel, which he composed, according to some Early Church Fathers, when the Christians in Rome asked him to write down the preaching

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Commemoration of Johann Walter, Kantor

Commemoration of Johann Walter, Kantor April 24 The Lord be with you One of the great blessings of the Lutheran Reformation is its strong endorsement of “the arts” as a blessing from God in our lives and a wonderful aid in worship. This included paintings, sculpture, cloth, woodcuts, and so

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