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13th Sunday of Pentecost

Welcome to worship on this 13th Sunday of Pentecost!   We are thankful you are here. Today we celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion.  MacKenzie Kennedy leads us in Children’s Time and Pastor Beth reminds us we are to take up the cross of Christ and follow him. God bless you as you worship today!

ELCA Social Message on Government

The ELCA Church Council has unanimously adopted a new social message titled: “Government and Civic Engagement in the United States: Discipleship in a Democracy” This project was called for at the 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly, with an intention that it be ready to read before the national election this fall. The social message defines government…

9th Sunday after Pentecost

Welcome to worship for the 9th Sunday of Pentecost!  We are blessed to share in the gift of Holy Baptism for a “New Kid in Our Family.”  As we worship and hear the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000, we pray you are fed and nourished for a life of loving service in the name…

8th Sunday of Pentecost

Welcome to worship on the 8th Sunday after Pentecost! This morning we hear a series of Jesus’ parables describing what the Kingdom or Reign of God is like.  We are blessed with wonderful music from Terry, John, and Eric, Children’s Time with Pastor Beth,and Pastor Rebecca Schjerven, Assistant to the Bishop, as our guest preacher. …

John Lewis Quotes

On July 17, 2020 the world lost a giant in the fight for civil rights when John Lewis lost his life to cancer. What better way to memorialize this great leader than to present a compilation of just some of his compelling quotes. Here is just one such list. https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/john-lewis-quotes One of his most famous…

Martin Luther Speaks About Pandemic and Politics

7-19-2020 It may be worth your time to listen again to “Martin Luther Speaks about Pandemic and Politics”. These videos were originally published on this website about 3 months ago when the COVID-19 pandemic was in its early phases.  Our nation is now at increasing risk as both the pandemic intensity and political corruption and…

Pottery Wheel & Kid’s Time

In Dec 2017, video recordings were made at both services of Pastor Beth doing a pottery wheel demonstration for kid’s time. Only one of those recordings was ever published on this website. This week seems as good a time as any to finally publish the other video. So here it is.