Posts from December 2015

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Sunday, Jan. 3: New Year’s Assurance!

by Trina Kleist

God finds us – you can be sure! From the beginning, God has known you. God has loved you and sought you out. Today’s Gospel reading gives us assurance that, no matter how crazy our world may seem, no matter how lost we may feel, no matter what we may have done, God is pouring […]

Sunday, Dec. 27: Treasure the memories

by Trina Kleist

Parents treasure the memories of their children growing up. Today’s story is a mother’s treasured memory of her son, Jesus, who did something extraordinary when he was 12 years old. “After three days, they found him in the temple.” – Luke 2:46 Jesus had been with his family in Jerusalem for the Passover, and when […]

Christmas Eve Services Dec. 24

by Trina Kleist

Welcome, God-made-flesh! At Christmas, we celebrate the arrival of God’s promised Anointed One — his special messenger of love for all the world, God-made-flesh, Jesus the Christ. At PEACE, we welcome all who want to feel connected to the true meaning of the holiday season. We will have two Christmas Eve services, at 4 and […]

Blue at Christmas?

by Trina Kleist

“Longest Night” on Sunday, Dec. 20 Candlelight, meditation, music, prayer and Bible readings will point a path toward hope during “Longest Night,” a free event for anyone feeling pain and loss amid holiday cheer. “Longest Night” will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, at Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main St. near downtown Grass […]

Sunday, Dec. 20: Two women, amazing stories!

by Trina Kleist

Two women – Mary and Elizabeth — each have miraculous pregnancies and are filled with the Holy Spirit. Still waiting for the fullness of their time, each one feels the power of God’s presence in her life, and can’t wait to tell the other about it! At PEACE, we welcome all who are curious about […]

Sunday, Dec. 13: Children’s Christmas Program!

by Trina Kleist

Children and youth of PEACE Lutheran Church will present “The Story of the Magi” during the 11 a.m. worship service. Their story tells how God reaches out to those who “don’t belong” to manifest his love and plans for good for all people. “He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.” – Luke 3:16 […]