Divine Service for May 24

Order of Worship for May 24 Brothers and sisters in Christ, We are now at memorial day weekend and the beginning of the summer and I had deeply hoped to be back to worship in our sanctuary by this time, but we continue to be sheltered-in-place. At the beginning of...

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Divine Service for the Feast of the Ascension

Order of Worship for Feast of the Ascension   Brothers and sisters in Christ, Today is the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord. Normally, we move this celebration to the nearest Sunday, but since we are recording the services ahead of time, we have the opportunity to observe this...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 8

Psalm 8 Brothers and sisters in Christ, One of the things that we have been allowed to do through our time of sheltering-in-place has been to take walks and appreciate God’s creation. Those walks have been invaluable for many in keeping their sanity and letting them get out of the...

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Divine Service for May 17

Order of Worship for May 17 Brothers and sisters in Christ, We have now come to the Sixth Sunday after Easter and it has been two full months since we last met for worship in our beautiful sanctuary. Yet as the time moves on, I can also feel that we...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 7

Psalm 7 Brothers and sisters in Christ, Today’s psalm study shows us how to handle those who make false accusations against us. David had been accused falsely by someone named Cush the Benjamite. This psalm details how he handled that and what he needed from God. The most natural reaction...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 6

Psalm 6 Brothers and sisters in Christ, “My soul is in anguish. How long, O Lord, how long?” (Psalm 6:3) Today’s Psalm focuses on that time between when we have prayed for something and we are waiting for God’s answer. Psalm 6 is an individual lament psalm of David’s and...

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Divine Service for May 10

Order of Worship for May 10 Brothers and sisters in Christ, We are now in the Fifth Sunday of Easter and while we all hoped to be back to church by this time, I want to continue to do a couple of things. First, stay home and safe. As hard...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 5

Psalm 5 Brothers and sisters in Christ, I pray all is well with you. We continue our sheltering-in-place but there are definite signs of some restrictions being lifted. I was glad to be able to be in on a Zoom meeting today with other clergy and religious officials from across...

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Study of Psalms – Psalm 4

Psalm 4 Brothers and sisters in Christ, I hope this email finds you doing well. We are now into our second month of sheltering-in-place. Even as we continue to maintain our social distancing, we are beginning to see signs of restrictions being eased. We look forward to a time when...

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Divine Service for May 3

Order of Worship for May 3 We are now at the Fourth Sunday of Easter and I had hoped to be back in worship in our sanctuary by now. We will still need to be patient. The time will come and what a joyful time it will be. Nevertheless, our...

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