Dear Members and Friends of Faith: This is Holy Week. This is the week during which we commemorate the last week of Jesus’ life. Jesus spent the last week of his life in and around Jerusalem and the temple. He entered into Jerusalem in triumph on Sunday, humble and riding on a donkey. The same […]
Are you going squirrelly yet with this social distancing? It has certainly thrown me off my routine, and it’s taking some getting used to. For me, chalk this up to another one of those things they didn’t teach us in seminary! I’ve been in touch with some of our folks, especially those less likely to […]
As you are aware, concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world is raising fears for many people and even causing church leaders to reconsider many of our practises, at least for the time being. The council of Faith Lutheran Church has talked about our practises in light of the spread of […]
One of the themes of the Advent season is waiting. Waiting patiently. Waiting quietly. Waiting hopefully. In this way, the church acts counterculturally. While the rest of society is getting caught up in the busy-ness and crazy-ness of the season, our tradition calls us to pause, slow down, and simply wait. And given the obligations […]
Each year in December, our youth gather for a day of gingerbread house making. Those ginger bread houses then go on the market for auction at a coffee hour following worship one Sunday. This year, the Ginger Bread House Auction will take place following worship on Sunday, December 22. Proceeds go to support our youth […]
Each year, before Faith’s Christmas Tree is decorated for our Christmas celebrations, everyone is invited to create a “Giving Tree” by hanging envelopes with donations toward special causes on the bare tree. This year, church council has designated three special causes you may support – one local, one national, and one international. They are: Our […]
A blessed Holy Week and Easter weekend to you all.
I’m writing to remind you of all the services and activities taking place this weekend.
I would also like to take this opportunity to remind you of a few things coming up at the congregation. As this Sunday (March 10) is the first Sunday in Lent, and recognizing that it is difficult for folks to get to church for Ash Wednesday in the middle of the week, the Imposition of […]
Dear Members and Friends of Faith: This is going to be one of those especially fun and very active Sundays at church this week! The Giving Tree – This is an opportunity to make a special offering during thistime of year that goes beyond ourselves and our own congregation. Thethree areas to direct gifts for […]