This coming Sunday is our annual Spring Congregational Meeting. I hope you will be able to attend. We will receive reports from the past year, and discuss how our work and mission are going. We’ll also look to the future and discuss new possibilities for ministry in our community.
Dear members and friends: Christ is risen. Alleluia! HE IS RISEN INDEED. ALLELUIA! Every Easter season I find myself thinking that the Easter greeting above should be a greeting we share throughout the year. What could be better than reminding each other, especially in the dark times of our lives, that the living Christ is … Continue reading Letter from the Pastor: April 21, 2015
Dear members and friends: Christ is risen. Alleluia! HE IS RISEN INDEED. ALLELUIA! You may not know it, but Easter is such an important festival that it continues for seven weeks—a week of weeks. So in the worship calendar the Sundays are Sundays of Easter, not Sundays after Easter. That difference means that this coming … Continue reading Letter from the Pastor: April 16, 2015
Announcements for Bright Week – April 7, 2015 Dear members and friends: Christ is risen. Alleluia! HE IS RISEN INDEED. ALLELUIA! A special thank you to all of you who gave of your time, talents, and money to make our Holy Week and Easter worship so special! We had a huge crew of cleaners on … Continue reading Letter from the Pastor: April 7, 2015
Here’s hoping that everyone had a blessed Christmas, wherever you may have spent it. Great thanks goes out to everyone who pitched in and helped out with our Soup Kitchen Christmas Dinner and winter coat distribution on 12/18. From Anne, Reda, Jean, and Eddie behind the scenes, to our regular groups of volunteers from Shake … Continue reading 12/30/14 Weekly Announcements
Did you know that: The Metro NY Synod is partnered with the North-Western Diocese of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania, and one of the major institutions in that diocese is the English Language School called KEMPS (Kibeta English Medium Primary School) in Bukoba, Tanzania. Our congregation has been a generous supporter of the school … Continue reading Support KEMPS!
Joyous Christmas tidings — Many thanks to those who joined us for our evening of caroling on Friday. What a festive way to ring in the Christmas season, and we raised over $300 for our Soup Kitchen! A reminder to contribute to the Christmas Flower and Music Fund by the Friday, Dec. 19th. You may … Continue reading 12/16/14 Weekly Announcements