Tag: jan-feb-2016

Holy and Sacred Work

Pr. Janet Lepp, St. John’s, Mendota   Affirmation of Baptism The young people in their white robes stand in front of the congregation.  “You have made public profession of your faith,” the Pastor announces, and then asks them, “Do you intend to continue in the covenant God made with you in holy baptism?”  Then the five …

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The Faith Practice of Serving

Pr. Mark Oehlert, St. John’s, Sterling Serve. Serving. Tennis anyone?  Seconds at thanksgiving dinner?   Well not exactly, at least in this communication.   This message has to do with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and how serving is at the core of Jesus teaching.  Many biblical parables speak profoundly of Jesus call to serve …

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Called to Serve

Pr. Jeffrey Clements, assistant to Bishop Wollersheim This is what the Son of Man has done:  He came to serve, not to be served—and then to give away his life in exchange for many who are held hostage. Mark 10:45, The Message I was in my first call as a young pastor.  As we were …

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