Divine Service for October 18

Order of Worship for October 18 Brothers and sisters in Christ, By God’s graciousness we have returned inside our beautiful sanctuary for worship. This Sunday the focus of the readings was on “rendering unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s and unto God the things that are God’s.” A very...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 29

Psalm 29 Brothers and sisters in Christ, Have you ever stood and watched a thunderstorm and simply been amazed at the power? Have you felt thunder that shook the house? Have you seen lightning that surprised you with its suddenness? Psalm 29 is a chance to sit and be amazed...

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Divine Service for October 4

Order of Worship for October 4 Brothers and sisters in Christ, We continue to worship on the lawn between the sanctuary and the parish hall on Sunday mornings. We are still not able to come inside. This week because of the potential for very poor air quality we are not...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 28

Psalm 28 Brothers and sisters in Christ, Here is another of the psalms studies. This week we look at Psalm 28. It is a wonderful prayer for those experiencing despair. In Psalm 28 David moves from moments of despair, when he wonders why God is silent with him to rejoicing...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 27

Psalm 27 Brothers and sisters in Christ, We are surrounded by difficulties: pandemic, wildfires, poor air quality, social unrest. Psalm 27 comes to us for times such as these. David in the psalm gives us perspective, hope, and confidence. Yet the psalm also recognizes the truth that faith and fear,...

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Divine Service for September 6

Order of Worship for September 6 Brothers and sisters in Christ, Today we observed the 14th Sunday after Pentecost. The Epistle reading from Romans 13 reminds us to be subject and obedient to the governing authorities. This is a valuable reminder as we struggle under some of the restrictions that...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 26

Psalm 26 We have reached Psalm 26 in our study of the psalms. Today’s psalm is focused especially on the very familiar verse, “Lord, I love the habitation of Your house and the place where your glory dwells.” Some consider Psalm 26 an entrance liturgy for those coming up to...

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Divine Service for August 30

Order of Worship for August 30 Brothers and sisters in Christ, We were able to gather again for worship this morning on the lawn at the church. We are grateful that God has allowed the air quality to be such to permit our gathering and to provide us such a...

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Divine Service for August 23

Order of Worship for August 23 Brothers and sisters in Christ, I had hoped that our gathering in person for worship could continue unhindered. Yet, no one could have predicted the confluence of events that have once again prevented us from gathering on our church lawn. The restrictions around the...

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