Family Vacation Bible School

You and your family are invited to join us for a week of Vacation Bible School. Meet each evening at 5:45 for food and fun learning.

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Rogation Days

From Latin rogare, meaning, “to ask.” Color is violet (penitential). Immediately follows Rogate Sunday, though the Sunday itself is not penitential and, like the rest of Eastertide, the color is white. History to the Reformation Tied in with early use of litanies in the western church.[i] Major rogation Major rogation (25 April): established in 4th… Continue reading Rogation Days

Who are the blessed who do not see?

Jesus Appears to the Disciples by William Hole

Our text for this morning’s sermon is from the Gospel reading which you heard just moments ago, these words:
“Jesus said to him, ‘Have you believed because you have seen Me? Blessed are those not having seen, yet having believed.”

Thus far our text. Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, I want to do some damage control on behalf of Thomas, our brother in Christ. Thomas, called the Twin, is more infamously known as “Doubting Thomas,” and honestly, I find it a bit unfair. So, in the interest of restoring Thomas’ good name, let us consider some details of this well-known pericope.
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Can These Bones Live?

Jesus Appears to the Disciples by William Hole

What gives the bones life? It is the Word of God. At the command of God, the Word was and is preached, prophesied to each and every one of us, whether it was when we were yet in the womb, or after a lifetime of being tossed about, rattling in the hot dust of the valley. When that word was prophesied over our dry bones, life covered us. Sinews and flesh, muscle and blood, indeed the very Blood of Christ covered our bones, and we stood upright.

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Jesus, the Guest, Becomes Host

The Pilgrims of Emmaus on the Road

… the scene described for us this evening in our Gospel reading is… pretty funny, really. We hear of two disciples of Christ in distress about the events surrounding Christ’s death, and our dear Lord just kind of lets them squirm a bit.
“You say the Christ was crucified? No, I never heard of it,” says the Christ who was crucified. Classic stuff. Beyond the humor of the situation, though, we have here Christ setting Himself as the Host for a meal, and using Scripture to tell
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Listen to Him!

While in the presence of God, our Father gave Moses the Ten
Commandments, and those commandments carried with them the implicit command to listen to them…
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