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Pastor’s Wednesday Messages

from Pastor Brian
All Saints’ Sunday comes soon, November 2.  On All Saints’, we give thanks for those who have been most important in shaping our faith — whether they've departed this life or still grace the Earth with their…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Messages

from Pastor Brian 
Confirmation!  The word still strikes fear into hearts of adults across the Lutheran Church.  They remember themselves as teenagers standing nervously in front of a congregation, trying to recite verbatim parts of Luther’s Small Catechism memorized by…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

from Pastor Brian
Last Saturday the leaders of your favorite church — SOV — held a retreat: “Celebrating Our Gifts.”  We met morning and afternoon.  It was time well spent.  We did things church leadership groups need to do once…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Messages

from Pastor Brian
Lately I’ve heard Pastor Randy pray for US soldiers deployed in Afghanistan.  I’m grateful for his prayers.  I’m sure you are, too.  You may not know that one of our local ELCA pastors is now serving in…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Messages

from Pastor Brian
Jill and I have a little garden.  It’s almost done — tomatoes, blackberries, peppers, zucchini, and most of the flowers now bow their heads, fold their leaves, and prepare to meet their maker.  We enjoy the produce…