Posts by Trina Kleist

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Sunday, Feb. 11: Survive the fog of daily life!

by Trina Kleist

Jesus appears to us – then the fog of life returns! Right? Isn’t that how life works? We get a little glimpse of the truth, the eternal. Then the fog of everyday life swamps us again. We experience a moment of clarity and peace. We may even feel the hand of God resting on us […]

Youth goal: Be ‘Souper’ on Feb. 4, 2018

by Trina Kleist

Feb 4 = Souper Bowl of Caring! Please bring donations of nonperishable food and donations of cash or check for our Souper Bowl of Caring – 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. this Sunday, Feb. 4, at PEACE Lutheran Church. ONE WORSHIP SERVICE – We will have one service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4. Before […]

Sunday, Jan. 28: Let Jesus astound you!

by Trina Kleist

Jesus has a new life for you – and it’s astounding! When Jesus started teaching, people sensed right away that he was different. Jesus’ view of the Scriptures filled them with hope, healed their diseases and restored their lives. They were astounded by his teachings – overwhelmed with the new possibilities of life in a […]

‘Zorro’ swashbuckles Feb. 25

by Trina Kleist

Silent film classic ‘Zorro’ features live music   Douglas Fairbanks’ 1920 classic, “The Mark of Zorro,” comes to the screen at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, with live musical accompaniment by nationally renowned organist Walt Strony. The film defined the action-hero genre and launched Fairbanks’ career in a new direction. It screens for free as […]

Sunday, Jan. 21: Like to fish? Fish for people!

by Trina Kleist

God calls you to fish – or sing – or whatever you do! If you like to fish, God has a job for you. If you drive heavy equipment for a construction contractor, God has a job for you, too. If you train dogs, or sling burgers, or bag groceries, or repair computers, or create […]

Sunday, Jan. 14: Come and See!

by Trina Kleist

God calls you to see for yourself! Come and see for yourself what God can do for you and for the world! A new heart, a new vision, a new life all are possible when you have God on your side. But it’s hard for people to accept that. “Why should I believe in something […]

Sunday, Jan. 7: New Year – New Spirit!

by Trina Kleist

God’s Spirit is yours – for free, forever! God’s spirit brings us new beginnings all the time. From the beginning of time, in Jesus’ time. And today, in our time, in our world, in your life. Jesus was baptized by John in the Jordan… And as (Jesus) was coming up out of the waters, he […]

Resolution: Live anew in the New Year

by Trina Kleist

Keep your resolutions alive in 2018! Making New Year resolutions is a way for us to imagine a new and better life. Eat right. Get fit. Do better. Do something special. This year. This time. Yet life grinds on in its ordinariness. We go back to work, back to school, back to the routine. Pretty […]

Sunday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve – Try salvation this year!

by Trina Kleist

Salvation given for free – here, today! God’s plan all along was salvation for everyone. That meant something to people when Jesus was born 2,000 years ago (see today’s Gospel reading, below). But what does salvation mean today? For smart, modern, First-World folks like us who already enjoy every material blessing? Simeon said, “My eyes […]

Sunday, Dec. 24: Christmas Eve – experience the miracle!

by Trina Kleist

Services morning & evening today!      Experience the miracle of Christmas with us! Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday, so we hold our regular worship services in the morning, at 8:30 & 11 a.m. Please stay for the Christmas carol sing-along between worship services, starting at 9:45 a.m. in the Old Fellowship Hall. Greetings, favored one! […]