Month: April 2015

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

I’m back from Synod Assembly.  I’ll tell you about that another time because today I have news about the Transition Task Force.  We’ve had two planning meetings.  We’re starting to learn what God wants us to do.  There’s a lot…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

The Church Council asked me to write this message about money.  Seems that giving is down over $11,000 compared to budget for the first quarter.  Considering we’re not a big church, that’s a big hit on SOV’s ability to carry…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

"Honor your father and mother."  That commandment comes to mind when I reflect on the Wagemann family.  I've spent several hours with them over the past few days.  As I said in worship last Sunday, Rudy is nearing the end…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

It’s a joy to give thanks for Easter Sunday.  God gave us a sunny day during rainy season.  The chancel glowed with flowers and banners.  The choir and band gave us joyful music mighty enough to resound from earth to…

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Annual Congregational Meeting Notice

Please Mark your calendars:
SOV’s annual congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2015 following worship.

There will be one worship service that day at 10:00 AM. 

Please plan to attend and be a part of this important…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Today being April Fool’s day, I’m reminded that some people think the resurrection of Jesus is just a practical joke.  That sort of thinking started long ago.  Have you ever read this story from Matthew’s Gospel?  (Matthew 27:62-66)
 
62 The…