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The Servant February 2016

The Servant - February 2016

PASTOR'S LETTER, February 2016

“…we confess to you and to one another, and before the whole company of heaven, that we have sinned by our fault, by our own fault, by our own most grievous fault…” Greetings!

In about a week, we begin the season of Lent with our Ash Wednesday observance. The words above are…

The Servant - January 2016

Pastor's Letter


I hope that you were able to put the prayer calendar to good use in December. I know that the weeks before Christmas are a busy time, but we must never be too busy for prayer. We had a much better turnout for the Taize prayer services during Advent this year than in the past, so I hope both of these opportunities led you to a more prayerful preparation…

The Servant - December 2015

PASTOR'S LETTER December 2015

Read this to understand the calendar of names!


The season of Advent is upon us. It is the season that begins the church year even though it falls at the end of the calendar year. The weeks of Advent are intended to help us prepare for Christmas. As we rush around decorating, shopping, baking, attending parties or concerts, Advent…

Advent Prayer Calendar

Advent Prayer Calendar

Serving in Worship - Dec 2015

Serving in Worship Dec 2015

The Servant - November 2015

PASTOR'S LETTER November 2015


“You’ve been given a great gift, George. The chance to see what the world would be like without you.”

A line from one of my favorite movies, It’s A Wonderful Life. At this point in the movie, George Bailey is in a real bind, and he considers taking his own life. But his guardian angel Clarence gives George a chance to see…

The Servant - October 2015

Pastor's Letter October 2015

We are…

For those of you thinking “Penn State!” that’s not what I’m going for this time! We are… is the theme for our Stewardship Program this year. This year’s program has been developed by a team made up of ELCA congregations in our L.O.V.E. (Lutherans of the Valley Empowered) cluster. It was also inspired by 4 themes developed by Presiding…

The Servant - September 2015

The Servant - September 2015

Pastor's Letter - Sept 2015


Well, my new house is finally settled enough to have people over! Robert and I hosted the choir for their annual picnic at the end of August, and we hope to be able to host other groups from the church in the near future.

But I want to say a big thank you to the choir, Tim and Pastor Lang…


Northeast Ohio Synodical Women’s Organization are calling all women to attend the Biennial Convention. This one day convention will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Wadsworth, Ohio, with registration beginning at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $40.00

- Continental breakfast and lunch included
- Business meeting, Bible Study, Informational Break-out Sessions
- Day will conclude with a worship…

God's Work, Our Hands Day of Service

The God's Work Our Hands day of service is scheduled for Sunday September 13th. Pastors are working on setting up projects with area agencies for your participation. Keep an eye out for a flier listing service opportunities in your worship booklets this month.

Upcoming Events


Fri 19 Pastor's Sabbath

4:00 AM - 1:00 PM :: 9 Hours

Sat 20 Worship Service

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM :: 1 Hours

Sun 21 Worship Service

6:15 AM - 7:15 AM :: 1 Hours

Wed 24 Choir

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM :: 1 Hours

Fri 26 Pastor's Sabbath

4:00 AM - 1:00 PM :: 9 Hours

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