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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. 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! […]

Sunday, Dec. 10: Prepare – He’s Coming!

by Trina Kleist

God tells us: Prepare, I’m coming! This time before Christmas helps us to prepare. God calls us – not to shop, not to decorate, though these activities are fun, and there’s nothing wrong with them. As long as we keep our eye on the important stuff. God calls us to prepare, because Jesus is coming […]

Sunday, Dec. 3: Awake and trust!

by Trina Kleist

God tells us: Stay awake, I’m coming! We just don’t know when, so we stay awake and alert, watching for signs. Because new life – Jesus’ new Kingdom-here-on-Earth – pops up all the time. A lot of our Bible readings this time of year have to do with “end times.” Apocalypse. The Day of Judgment. […]

Colla Voce kicks off free concerts Dec. 6

by Trina Kleist

Concerts offer Relief from the Rush The Colla Voce Youth Chorus performs lively and enchanting Christmas music for free at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at PEACE Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main St., near downtown Grass Valley. The Youth Chorus performs under the direction of local music teacher Anne Vaaler, opening Peace’s annual series of […]

Sunday, Nov. 19: Share in God’s joy!

by Trina Kleist

God invites you to feel the joy! And remember: worry kills joy! When we trust completely in God’s love and care for us, we can do anything. We can use the talents He gives us to manifest our purpose on this Earth. And in bad times, we stay strong in hope and faith; we keep […]

Sunday, Nov. 12: Hard times? Wait in faith!

by Trina Kleist

Wait and be ready, that is! Getting through hard times – that’s a big theme in the Bible. God’s people fall away, they suffer, they repent, they call out, they wait for God to redeem them. Repeat. Gee, God, they were just like us! So, be ready! Today’s story highlights a key element of waiting […]