Pentecost Eve

Pentecost Eve The Lord be with you Those who come from the “free church” tradition often view those of us who come from a “liturgical” tradition askance. They can see things like liturgy, traditional church calendars, and the like, as relics of the past which bind those who use them

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Commemoration of Job

Commemoration of Job May 9 The Lord be with you The Lutheran Service Book designates May 9 as the Commemoration of Job. As far as I know, no other “western” Church has a day for Job on their liturgical calendar. The Eastern Orthodox Church sets aside May 6 as the

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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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