In Preparation: 26th Sunday After Pentecost 2018

Greetings in Christ,

We’re coming up to the end of the church year. So this weekend we hear the first part of Jesus’ discourse with the disciples about the end of days. While he talks specifically about the destruction of the temple which would take place in AD 70 at the hands of the Romans, we hear warnings about the final day as well. Continue reading “In Preparation: 26th Sunday After Pentecost 2018”

In Preparation: 25th Sunday After Pentecost 2018

Greetings in Christ,

As you prepare for the Divine Service this weekend, you can take a look at the Service Folder to find the readings, prayers, and other parts of the service that will help to guide your reflection and prayer. Continue reading “In Preparation: 25th Sunday After Pentecost 2018”

In Preparation: All Saints’ Day 2018

Greetings in Christ,

This weekend we remember those who have gone before us to their rest with Christ. It’s a day of grief, but we do not grieve without hope. A tear may come to our eye as we remember those we miss, and yet it’s a day to find true peace and rest in the promises of Christ! Continue reading “In Preparation: All Saints’ Day 2018”

In Preparation: Reformation Sunday 2018

Greetings in Christ,

Reformation day is technically October 31st, but it is generally observed on the Sunday before so that the following Sunday the church can observe All Saints’ Day (technically November 1st). Continue reading “In Preparation: Reformation Sunday 2018”