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Pastor Brian Brandt

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Come join me in a weekly bible study Wednesday mornings at 10am. Come once, twice, or every week! Optional brown bag lunch follows.


This Just In...

Listen to the latest worship from Sunday, February 22

Posted 2 weeks ago (popout open in new window)

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Pastor Brian's Weekly Messages

Thursday, March 5
I like leading funerals.  It's one of the pastor's duties I love best.  I can't say they're fun; but they are blessed.  They get us right to the core of the gospel — We are beloved of God and eternally cherishe... read more
Posted 12 hours ago

Wednesday, February 25
"Who was Jesus?"  "Who is Jesus for me?"  Those are the questions we ask in our Lenten journey.  We have to figure out who this Jesus guy is while we're walking with him to Jerusalem.  To help us answer the Jesu... read more
Posted 1 week ago

Thursday, February 19
Something unforgettable happened at an Ash Wednesday service I led in my first congregation.  For the imposition of ashes, people came to kneel at the altar railing as they did when receiving holy communion.  Amon... read more
Posted 2 weeks ago

Thursday, February 12
 from Pastor Brian"Give us this day our daily bread…"  I've been reflecting on how we are daily bread for one another.  Luther says daily bread means "Everything our bodies need such as food,... read more
Posted 3 weeks ago

Weekly Message archives found in the Happening Now Blog.

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