Posts from January 2017

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Sunday, Jan. 22: Jesus lights up the darkness!

by Trina Kleist

God’s love & healing shine in the darkness! When Jesus starts out his ministry, he settles for a time in the lakeside village of Capernaum, by the Sea of Galilee. There, he heals the sick and suffering. He reaches out to people whose world seems clouded with darkness. As word gets out, folks flock to […]

Prayers for Presidential inauguration

by Trina Kleist

Lutherans offer prayers for inauguration The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump has become a focal point for division in our country. As people of faith, we at PEACE Lutheran Church can remind ourselves and our neighbors that we believe God is in charge, not politicians nor political parties. As Americans prepare to welcome our new […]

Sunday, Jan. 15: Jesus for outsiders!

by Trina Kleist

God calls outsiders – even you! Our God loves outsiders. People who don’t fit in, who don’t belong. And that’s why you have been a part of His plan all along. Here’s how it works: God made a special promise with this guy Abraham. He would be God to Abraham and his descendants, and they […]

Sunday, Jan. 8: Making Jesus known to all!

by Trina Kleist

God gives Jesus to everyone! Jesus came to Earth to live in solidarity with us. He lived the same way ordinary people lived. He served others. He grieved with the grieving. He made friends with the outcasts of his time: the tax collectors, prostitutes and people sick with leprosy. Jesus didn’t have to be baptized. […]