Posts from March 2016

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Sunday, March 27: He is risen – Alleluia!

by Trina Kleist

Easter Sunday – worship with us! Today is the highest holy day in the Christian year. Christmas is when we celebrate Jesus’ birth. Easter is when we celebrate the fulfillment of his mission on earth: to show that God’s love is more powerful than anything else in our lives, even more powerful than death! And […]

Celebrate Rwanda: Sponsor a student!

by Brian Smith

A Vision for education in Rwanda A vision that started 10 years ago has bloomed into a school educating the future leaders of central Africa. And, Americans now have the opportunity to support this work by sponsoring a student of Rwamagana Lutheran School. On Sunday, March 13, Karl Smith, president of the Rwanda School Project […]

Sunday, March 13: Rwanda Sunday today!

by Trina Kleist

How costly is your devotion? Mary and her sister Martha were dear friends of Jesus. But after Jesus raised their brother, Lazarus, from the dead, Mary’s devotion to her Lord reached a new spiritual depth. Mary has spent 300 silver coins for expensive perfume in today’s Gospel story. She rubs it onto Jesus’ hot, tired […]

Sunday, March 6: Alive again!

by Trina Kleist

Like father, like The Father God waits for us. That’s probably the most important message of Jesus’ parable of the Prodigal Son in today’s Gospel reading. That’s the story of the greedy and materialistic younger son who asks Dad to get his inheritance early, then quickly squanders that wealth on wild living. The son finally wakes […]