Posts from September 2015

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Anti-racism task force meets Sept. 30

by Trina Kleist

Ending “isms” Discrimination in all its forms will be tackled by a new task force that will start meeting in Grass Valley. Members of the new Dismantling Racism Task Force will meet at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main St., near downtown Grass Valley. It grew out of a […]

Pastor Eileen: Special prayer concerns

by Trina Kleist

Always remembered in Our Prayers Every Sunday, we raise up many people and situations in prayer. We pray for our sick, for those in harm’s way, for peace in war-torn areas, for people affected by natural disasters, for those who are persecuted for their faith, and for anyone close to our hearts. In addition, Pastor […]

Sunday, Sept. 13: Give your life away!

by Trina Kleist

Give it all! What does it mean to take up the cross of Jesus and follow him? Didn’t Jesus die for us? How does following Jesus lead us to the cross? Jesus takes us to more questions: Who do we say Jesus is?  And if we follow Jesus, then who are we? Who am I? In […]

God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday, Sept. 13

by Trina Kleist

We are joining thousands of congregations in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for this day of service to our community. God does the work — but God uses our hands to get it done! And we find peace and fellowship as we serve our neighbor.  Click here for more information.

Sunday, Sept. 6: Be opened!

by Trina Kleist

Even Jesus needed a break. He seems out of character in today’s reading from Mark when he talks to the non-Jewish woman who asks for healing for her daughter. We read that Jesus was trying to get away from the crowds. Could he be tired? God’s own Son – worn out, burned out, needing a […]