Sermon–April 6, 2014–Lent 5A

Fifth Sunday in Lent A Preached at Faith Lutheran Church, Three Lakes, WI. Ezekiel 37:1-14 Psalm 130 Romans 8:1-11 John 11:1-45 When I was at First Lutheran Church in Muskegon, MI, the church participated in a program with the local school to bring in high school kids to do odd jobs and give them some … Continue reading Sermon–April 6, 2014–Lent 5A

Confirmation Sunday

Last Sunday my church celebrated as 8 youth celebrated their rite of Confirmation. I remember little of my own Confirmation (for those who don't know me, I have issues remembering everything), except for my faith statement and that the only other person Confirmed that day was one of my best friends. But what is Confirmation? … Continue reading Confirmation Sunday

Visitors to the Table

I sat down at a small round table in the fellowship hall where two visitors munched on coffee cake and sipped Kool-Aid. I had met them earlier in the hallway; their friend, a member of the congregation and the one who had invited them to our church in the first place needed help answering a … Continue reading Visitors to the Table